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Garden Party Furniture Ideas

Garden Furniture Party Ideas

Outdoor Party Furniture Ideas for Alfresco Parties

Outdoor parties have become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly during the summer months... so check out our garden party furniture ideas!

Warm weather, great food, being outside in the open air, and hanging out with our loved ones are some of the wonderful things that are sure to liven up any party. Not to mention the amount of fun and excitement that goes into organising and throwing garden parties, like selecting the perfect garden furniture set for your outdoor space.


Finding a spot to sit outside is more than just looking for an area in the garden to sit back and relax. Making the most of your outdoor space could significantly depend on your choice of garden furniture. Imagine you and your friends chatting away while enjoying cool beverages sitting around an inviting outdoor rattan sofa set. The stylish and comfortable design of the furniture will produce a welcoming atmosphere for you and your guests to relax throughout the party.

In this blog post, we'll take you through all of the things you should think about when selecting your luxury garden party furniture and show you different types of sets that will make your outdoor living area stand out.

Shopping Instructions

There are a few things you should be on the lookout for while searching for outdoor furniture. Some of these are:

Ease of Use

The secret to a memorable outdoor seating experience is comfort. You should be able to sit comfortably on outdoor sofas for long periods of time. Your back and legs must be supported by the garden sofa or chair. To ensure the optimum support for your body so you can chill out, the garden furniture's height also needs to be taken into account. For instance, is the sofa or chair high enough for supporting your arms?

Search for seating choices with plenty of cushions, practical designs, and durable materials that can sustain extended periods of relaxation or strong merriment.

Weather-Resistance

Consideration of weather-resistance is essential while choosing outdoor furniture for garden parties, because you don't want it to fade when it has been out in the sun for too long. Look for garden party furniture made of materials that can withstand the elements.

Size

From our garden lounge sets to firepit casual dining sets, it's crucial to think about how everything will fit in your outdoor space, regardless of the size of your garden. A big garden furniture set will require a lot of area, because a typical patio measures 3m x 3m in size. This is not an issue if this location is going to be used as your outdoor living area, but it is something to bear in mind when you are searching.

Consider the area and the other things you have there as well. Do you also require space for a barbecue or pizza oven?

Outdoor Seating Options

There are numerous outdoor seating choices to suit every taste and style. Whether you like things simple or would like to fill all your garden space, we have something for everyone.

Rattan Sofa Sets

Any garden would benefit from a rattan corner sofa set. They are perfect for both social occasions and family homes. Rattan furniture is excellent for usage in the summer, yet it is solidly constructed to withstand the elements. The layout of our rattan corner sofa sets may be readily changed to match your garden precisely. 

We provide a variety of designs for rattan sofa sets to fit practically any taste. Rattan furniture sets give your garden a distinctive personality and complete change its appearance. Both comfort and quality craftsmanship are key features of our garden rattan sofa sets. Years of meticulous refinement have gone into the design of this type of furniture to create remarkable moments.

We sell UV-resistant and long-lasting rattan. Because they are durable and built to last, the weather won't compromise the exceptional quality of our rattan. Our rattan furniture can be left outside all year, although we recommend storing cushions indoors when not in use. Rattan sofa sets are very effective at saving space, so you don't need a vast garden to enjoy their benefits.

Bracken Outdoors Madrid Brown Curved Rattan Corner Sofa Set with Coffee Table

Bracken Outdoors Madrid Brown Curved Rattan Corner Sofa Set with Coffee Table

With this garden rattan sofa set, outdoor entertainment can be done in style. It provides enough space for you to relax with your loved ones. As you mingle outside, the thickly cushioned seat and back with the arm rests on this set will support you all. You will have a garden furniture set that provides hours of comfort with cushions covering the entire thing, allowing you to soak up the sun for extended periods of time.

The low, rectangular coffee table is perfect for holding snacks and drinks for you and your guests throughout the course of the party, plus its 6mm tempered glass top is stylish and simple to clean.

Also available in Light Grey or Dark Grey.

Bracken Outdoors Madrid Light Grey Rectangular Corner Sofa Set with Coffee Table

Bracken Outdoors Madrid Light Grey Rectangular Corner Sofa Set with Coffee Table

The Bracken Outdoors Madrid Light Grey Rectangular Corner Sofa Set with Coffee Table, which comfortably seats up to 6 people, has a striking UV & rust-resistant aluminium frame and plush cushions that give it a sleek modern look. A low and rectangular coffee table with a 6mm tempered glass top is also included in this lovely contemporary set, providing a convenient place for all drinks and snacks to be placed at your party.

You and your guests can relax and take in the summer air while relaxing on the rattan garden corner sofa thanks to the 3-level recliner function on each end where you can set to any height you like.

Also available in Dark Grey or Brown.

Bracken Outdoors Madrid Dark Grey Lounge Sofa Garden Furniture Set with Coffee Table

Bracken Outdoors Madrid Dark Grey Lounge Sofa Garden Furniture Set with Coffee Table

With plenty of room for you and your guests to relax day or night, this garden sofa set is perfect for someone who loves to entertain frequently or a family gathering. Sit back and relax in the thickly cushioned seat and backrest, which will provide you with a cosy way to relax while dining outdoors. As you settle into the thick grey seat & back cushions on the two outdoor chairs or 2-seater garden sofa, your outdoor experience will be boosted.

The small, rectangular table is a great place to place the drinks and snacks for your party. Because the top is made of tempered glass and is simple to clean, drink spill worries are a thing of the past.

Also available in Light Grey or Brown.

Bracken Outdoors Madrid Brown 3 Seat Sofa Lounge Garden Furniture Set with Coffee Table

Bracken Outdoors Madrid Brown 3 Seat Sofa Lounge Garden Furniture Set with Coffee Table

The Bracken Outdoors Madrid Brown 3 Seat Sofa Lounge Garden Furniture Set with Coffee Table is a distinctive fusion of elegance, comfort, and design. This set, which easily seats 5 people, has been constructed with incredible attention to detail along with outstanding comfort in mind. This has been made possible by the thick cushions, which ensure that you not only receive a great-looking set but also gain from the added comfort and support.

A small, rectangular table is also included, providing a chic spot to set food and drinks. This features a 6mm tempered glass top and grey aluminium frame that goes with the 3-seater outdoor sofa and 2x chairs.

Also available in Light Grey or Dark Grey.

Aluminium Garden Furniture

With our fashionable yet durable aluminium garden furniture, you won't ever have to be concerned about how the British weather will affect your items. The powder-coated aluminium frames give the furniture a trendy, rich appearance while also making it very resistant to cracking or corrosion. This makes it perfect for people who live in places that frequently experience strong winds and heavy rain. Additionally, this type of furniture is simple to keep and care for, making it the perfect choice for households with active children.

However, their benefits go beyond that. Our outdoor aluminium furniture is lightweight, making it simple to move your set to suit your specific requirements. So whatever your needs and price range, Garden Trends offers a large selection of high-end aluminium garden furniture sets if you're looking for a long-lasting, environmentally-friendly, and attractive outdoor seating option.

Bracken Outdoors Seattle Deluxe Teak and Aluminium Corner Sofa Lounge Set

Bracken Outdoors Seattle Deluxe Teak and Aluminium Corner Sofa Lounge Set

The Bracken Outdoors Seattle Deluxe Teak and Aluminium Corner Sofa Lounge Set is a gorgeous garden corner sofa set that would look amazing on a patio or garden, allowing you to relax with family and friends outside. This large set would look amazing in a corner of the garden, instantly transforming it into a outdoor dining and relaxing area that you'd want to use for hours.

This corner seating set comfortably seats 4 - 5 people for relaxing drinks and snacks. Thick ethically sourced teak are constructed on the arm rests of the outside corner sofa and the top of the low, square outdoor garden coffee table.

The dark aluminium frame and grey cushions complement the naturally coloured teak wood wonderfully.

Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium Corner Sofa Lounge Set

Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium Garden Corner Sofa Lounge Set

A lovely outdoor corner set that will combine style and practicality for any medium - large sized garden is the Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium Corner Sofa Lounge Set. There are numerous places to set drinks and nibbles for your party thanks to the built-in side tables on both ends of the outdoor corner sofa and the low, square coffee table (all of made of sustainably sourced teak).

It may be placed outside all year as it is made of aluminium, which is rustproof and weather resistant. The table top and arm rests are covered with teak planks that were responsibly sourced to give it a luxurious look.

It will undoubtedly attract admiring looks from friends and family, and will be a great place to entertain for years to come.

Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium Large Corner Sofa Lounge Set

Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium Large Corner Sofa Lounge Set

Enjoy unmatched quality and comfort with the modern Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium Large Corner Sofa Lounge Set. This premium garden sofa, overflowing with flair and reliability, also includes a high-quality garden coffee table that can be placed in front of it. This outdoor furniture set was expertly built using fine powder-coated aluminium to provide unmatched longevity.

This set of garden furniture can comfortably seat up to 8 people, and each piece of seating is topped with opulent, deeply filled dark grey cushions that can withstand rain (keep indoors when not in use).

The square table with a teak top complements the seating and provides a chic spot to set beverages and nibbles.

Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium 6 Seat Rectangular Dining Set

Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium 6 Seat Rectangular Dining Set

The Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium 6 Seat Rectangular Dining Set can be easily integrated into any garden scene and serves as a great centrepiece alongside any other existing garden furniture. The table top is made of sustainably sourced teak and has a straightforward, contemporary design. The set's individuality is enhanced by the horizontal slats that span the length of the table.

Six arm chairs round up this outdoor dining set and go well with the attractive teak table. The overall frame of these outdoor chairs is made of powder-coated aluminium and comes accompanied with teak arms. Cushions for the chairs are also included; even though they are showerproof, we do recommend keeping them inside when not in use.

Due to the weatherproof and maintenance-free frames of the furniture, this garden dining set is built to last, allowing you to enjoy it for the years ahead.

Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium 6 Seat Round Dining Set

Bracken Outdoors Seattle Teak and Aluminium 6 Seat Round Dining Set

The round dining table and arms of the outdoor dining chairs, which is constructed from sustainably sourced Teak wood, is unquestionably the focal point of this garden furniture set. Four distinctive diagonally-shaped powder-coated aluminium legs that provide charm to the set support the table. This outdoor dining set also comes complete with six arm chairs, which complement the lovely teak table.

The chair's supportive backs are comfortable for your posture. This 6 seat outdoor dining set adds a contemporary touch to your outdoor space, because it is made of aluminium and comes finished in Dark Grey. Due to its weather resistance, it can be placed outside all year without fear of rust, corrosion, or UV damage (cushions should be brought inside when not being used).

This dining set's stunning appearance will enable you to create an elaborate and sophisticated outdoor dining experience.

Firepit Casual Dining Sets

A nice, warm evening with family & friends out in the garden isn't complete without an outdoor table with fire pit. Fire pits have evolved into an essential garden accessory in recent years.

If you have a garden and enjoy spending evenings sitting around a warm fireplace no matter what time of year, a firepit casual dining set will bring it all to you. We have a number of options available, which are designed to suit various requirements.

Bracken Outdoors Dakota Grand Casual Dining Square Corner Sofa Set with Firepit Table - Heritage Grey

Bracken Outdoors Dakota Grand Casual Dining Square Corner Sofa Set with Firepit Table

Gather friends and continue your party from day into night with the friendly and attractive Bracken Outdoors Dakota Grand Casual Dining Square Corner Sofa Set with Firepit Table. The two rattan seats that come with the set can be used as extra seating or footstools. Due to its modular design, the central part of the outdoor sofa can be put on either the left or right hand side.

The square rattan dining table with fire pit is an excellent component for summer nights and cool autumn evenings, keeping you and your guests warm till the early hours. It is also just right for outdoor dining and has a glass surround to keep you and your guests safe from the flames.

The rattan has been specially designed to withstand sunlight and rain. We advise using warm, soapy water to clean it.

Bracken Outdoors Michigan Mini Corner Casual Dining Firepit Garden Furniture Set

Bracken Outdoors Michigan Mini Corner Casual Dining Firepit Garden Furniture Set

This corner sofa set with a central firepit table seats up to six guests and is perfect for expanding the fun at your outdoor social gatherings, keeping everyone relaxed throughout. It is handwoven using a Cappuccino flatweave around an aluminium frame. A timeless and elegant style, the outdoor sofa has an easy curve to its shape that would look great in a small garden or patio.

The polyester cushions are available in Ash Grey and are both stain & shrink resistant. Although the cushions have padding to keep water out, we do advise removing them from the sofa and stools, and storing them in a dry and vented area throughout the winter or periods of poor weather.

This set will add true appeal to your outdoor living space with its stunning and contemporary appearance.

Bracken Outdoors Dakota Casual Dining Square Corner Sofa Fire Pit Garden Furniture Set

Bracken Outdoors Dakota Casual Dining Square Corner Sofa Fire Pit Garden Furniture Set

With the Bracken Outdoors Dakota Casual Dining Square Corner Sofa Fire Pit Garden Furniture Set, you and your guests can chill out from the afternoon into the evening. This outdoor furniture set comes with an attractive fire pit table, four sizeable padded stools, and a roomy corner sofa. Durable cushions are also provided and it is presented as a Slate Grey flatweave.

The outdoor table with fire pit has a 5mm tempered glass top for safety and reinforced with a scratch-resistant coating. The gas-powered fire pit is the perfect size for a spacious outdoor dining space and features a glass frame to enclose the flames.

On the rattan outdoor corner sofa and the four padded stools, there is room for 8 - 10 people to sit.


With so many outdoor seating ideas to choose from at Garden Trends, from those that stand out to ones that flow seamlessly into your outdoor space, finding the perfect al fresco dining set for your next garden party is just only a couple of clicks ahead.

We really hope our selection of top choices has assisted you in selecting the best outdoor seating option for you to enjoy this summer. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram for more design ideas to help you create your dream garden. Alternatively, you can contact our Customer Service team on 0118 3800 381 or check out our amazing garden furniture sets at our showroom in Moss End Garden Village.

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