The best Adirondack chairs combine high-quality craftsmanship, sleek style, and ergonomic comfort. First designed by Thomas Lee while vacationing in the Adirondack Mountains in the US, the Adirondack chair typically consists of 11 planks of wood and has a distinctive flat back and contoured seat. That aside, they're a truly stylish addition to your garden. Choose one (or more) from our pick of the best, for lounging, reading, and relaxing.
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What is the best Adirondack chair?
Our overall winner is the Anchor Garden Chair, with its striking nautical design and solid eucalyptus build. The marine blue finish will freshen up any garden design, and the curved seat is very comfy.
The best Adirondack chairs
This Adirondack chair by Pure Day is really quite a find; made in Germany from hardwearing eucalyptus and finished in a stunning marine blue shade, this is definitely the best of style and substance. The curved seat makes it even more comfy than other chairs. Our top pick.
This well constructed Adirondack chair is made from teak, which many consider to be the Holy Grail of garden furniture materials. Weather-resistant and durable, it won't disappoint. We also like the generous wide back on this chair, making it perfect for lounging in for hours.
If you're after a statement garden chair, you can't go wrong with the Swift. With its striking contemporary design and white finish, it's perfect for contemporary gardens with a Scandi twist. The glass holding armrest is a bonus.
If you love the comforting sensation of a rocking chair, the Theodore is for you. Combining the classic Adirondack chair design with the rocking chair format, it also comes in a choice of colours or an untreated, natural acacia wood version.
This Adirondack chair is a labour of love: made from beautiful acacia wood from sustainable sources, it has been oiled and stained to a wonderfully smooth finish. And the washable cushions are super comfy, making this a perfect option for long hours spent reading or snoozing.
Perfect for those who prefer their garden furniture hassle-free, the Dolomiti is made from easy-care resin, can be stacked if you're buying more than one, and is very affordable. It might be a bit hard for sitting in for long periods of time, so you might want to get some cushions to go with it.
For the eco-conscious, the Anette is a great option, since it's made from recycled plastic. There's no compromise on comfort, either, with three back settings. The collapsible design makes this chair perfect for small gardens.
For lovers of traditional Adirondack design, you can't beat this beautiful chair from Beachcrest Home. Its rounded back adds extra comfort, and the solid acacia wood build make for a long-lasting chair that's worth the investment.