Best rattan garden furniture: 6 top buys for your outdoor space

We've rounded up the best rattan garden furniture to help you create an outside space that's perfect for unwinding

Best rattan garden furniture: Calamus Rattan Garden Bench
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The best rattan garden furniture will transform your garden into a smart haven. Rattan is the timeless, classic choice of material for your garden that's always in fashion. Whether you want a whole rattan patio set or just a sofa or a chair, we've got the best rattan garden furniture designs in this guide. 

We have both low maintenance synthetic and natural rattan garden furniture in our list – we have included details on whether these are weather resistant or not so you know what further care might be involved.

Fancy more options than just rattan? Find more of the best garden furniture in our guide.

The best rattan garden furniture

Made garden furniture

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1. Swara garden 4 seater round dining set

The best rattan garden table set

Specifications
Best for: Boho design
Dimensions: H 81.0cm x W 141cm x D 64cm
Colour: Rattan and Black or Black Rattan
Weather resistant: Yes
Reasons to buy
+On-trend, boho design+Variety of options available in range
Reasons to avoid
-Design won't be to everyone's taste 

If you're into that super-boho style garden furniture that we're seeing everywhere at the moment, you're sure to love this Swara garden four seater round dining set from Made, which combines rattan and natural grass to create a boho-inspired set that we can't get enough of. Here's everything you need to know:

On-trend design

As we've already mentioned, this style of garden furniture is the kind of thing we've been seeing everywhere recently. So we were surprised to see it retailing at such an affordable price point, when compared with similar makes and models on the market.

Choose from a selection of different finishes

This range is available in rattan and black, or a pure black finish, so it's possible to choose a look that works for your taste and space.

Variety of options available

As well as the dining set we've featured. There's also a sofa £349, and carver chair, £149, in the range, too, if it's lounge furniture you're after. We're thinking they'd also look good indoors, by the way.

  • Buy the Swara Garden 4 seater Round Dining Set
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Sol 72 Outdoor reclining rattan sun lounger

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Sol 72 Outdoor Reclining Sun Lounger with Cushion

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2. Sol 72 Outdoor Reclining Sun Lounger with Cushion

The best rattan sun lounger

Specifications
Best for: Lounging
Dimensions: H95.5cm x W60.5cm x L192cm
Colour: Brown with white cushions
Weather resistant: Yes
Reasons to buy
+ Cushion included+Back rest has six adjustable positions
Reasons to avoid
-Must be covered in winter-Tricky to assemble

Where to begin with this gorgeous sun lounger? It's supremely comfortable, well designed, and durable.

Sumptuous design

There is nothing basic about this luxurious rattan sun lounger – just look at the thickness of the cushion! It is very, very comfortable to lie on, with the back having a whopping six adjustable levels.

Weather-resistant

The seating includes the cushion which will need to be taken in when not in use, but the structure itself is UV resistant and weatherproof – that is, during the summer. When it starts raining seriously in winter, you'll need to cover it. 

  • Buy the reclining sun lounger with cushion
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Kettler mini corner set

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Kettler Palma mini corner set

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3. Kettler Palma Mini Corner Set

The best rattan lounge set

Specifications
Best for: Casual dining
Dimensions: HW 220cm x 200cm
Colour: Whitewash or rattan
Weather resistant: Yes
Reasons to buy
+ Protective foot caps  + Seats up to 7 people  
Reasons to avoid
- Heavy-Quite a traditional design 

If you’d like to dine outside more this summer, then the Kettler Palma Mini Corner Set is for you. Here's everything you need to know:

Fit for all the family

Designed to seat up to seven people with ease, allowing plenty of space for friends and family to enjoy your outdoor space. 

Protective caps

This set has protective caps on the feet, but it is still recommended to place this rattan furniture on a hard surface to avoid ruining your lawn. 

Weatherproof design

The whole set, including glass table top, is weatherproof, so it can remain outside all year round.  

  • Buy the Kettler Palma Mini Corner Set
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Calamus Rattan Garden Bench

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Calamus Rattan Garden Bench

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4. Calamus Rattan Garden Bench

The best rattan garden bench

Specifications
Best for: Indoor and outdoor
Dimensions: H77 x W164 x D84cm
Colour: Natural rattan
Weather resistant: No
Reasons to buy
+Great design+Can be paired with other pieces from the same range
Reasons to avoid
-Not weather resistant 

The Calamus bench from La Redoute is beautiful and can be mixed and matched with other pieces from the same collection.

Exquisite design

There's no other design quite like this one for rattan garden benches: the hand woven chevron design creates a relaxed, airy effect that will look amazing against a whitewashed wall. The whole sofa is lightweight, which is handy for moving it indoors.

Not weather resistant 

This bench has to be kept dry, so store this sofa in a conservatory or even your living room in the winter.

  • Buy the Calamus garden bench 
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Argos Home Oreti 4 Seater Rattan Sofa Set

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Argos Home Oreti 4 Seater Rattan Sofa Set

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5. Argos Home Oreti 4 Seater Rattan Sofa Set

Best rattan patio set

Specifications
Best for: garden parties
Dimensions: Table size: H42, W54, L93cm, chair: H67, W70.5, D68.5cm
Colour: Natural, grey and cream
Weather resistant: Yes
Reasons to buy
+Stylish design and colour+Weather resistant 
Reasons to avoid
-Table not quite as high quality as the seating

This beautiful set will complement most garden schemes; sumptuous cream cushions are included.

Durable design

Made from durable synthetic rattan, this set can be left outside all year round. The cushions, however, will need to be taken in during wet weather.

Easy storage

The legs can be removed for storage if you choose to keep the set away from wet winter weather.

Great for small spaces

The sofa is nice and compact in this set, which makes it suitable for even the smallest of patios and gardens.

  • Buy the Argos Home Oreti 4 Seater Rattan Sofa Set
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Louisiane Rattan Rocking Chair

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Louisiane Rocking Chair

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6. Louisiane Rattan Rocking Chair

Best rattan rocking chair

Specifications
Best for: Indoor/outdoor use
Dimensions: Ht97 x W75 x D100cm
Colour: Natural
Weather resistant: No
Reasons to buy
+All natural material+Beautiful design
Reasons to avoid
-Not waterproof-Doesn't come with a cushion

This all-natural Louisiane Rattan Rocking Chair from Maisons du Monde is really something. Its slightly Scandi design will add boho chic to any patio or deck, while the generous proportions mean that it's comfortable, too – just add a cushion for back support. Here's why we love it:

Lightweight design

It's lightweight, too, making it perfect for those who love chasing the sun in their garden.

Works indoors and outdoors

You will need to bring this chair indoors whenever it rains, though, and store it indoors all through the winter. Fortunately, it will look just as good in your conservatory or even living room as it does in the garden. 

*Please bear in mind that this product is currently out of stock

  • Buy the Louisiane Rattan Rocking Chair

How to buy the best rattan furniture

Where to buy the best rattan garden furniture

Rattan garden furniture suits both contemporary and traditional garden schemes; the weaves vary, with modern flat weaves suiting contemporary settings, while rounded, wicker-style weaves are perfect for a traditional feel. 

Rattan (and particularly synthetic rattan) can stand up to all kinds of weather. However, it's always worth checking if what you're buying comes with a protective cover if it will be left outside all year round. If it doesn’t, you’ll need to factor in the extra cost for this. 

Another extra to check is the cushions: although rattan is very welcoming, added cushions will make it more comfortable; again, check whether these are included and whether they are weatherproof. 

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