Outdoor egg chairs: 11 cracking options for a comfy and cocooning seat

Cozy up inside one of these egg chairs – the perfect oval-shaped seat to add a relaxing feel to your outdoor space

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Egg chairs are an accessible style statement for everyone. Whether you're a celebrity, influencer, or Jo(anne) Bloggs, it can add instant wow-factor to your interior and exterior spaces at an affordable price.

As one of the best garden furniture pieces on the market, you can catch some rays in peak summer, and come shoulder season, take shelter from unpredictable weather in a suntrap spot like a garden room, conservatory, or orangery.

From retro rattan buys to mesmerizing macramé detail and fluffy faux fur furniture, this curvy and characterful chair style adds heaps of charm to your home. Some of our outdoor egg chairs swing, others swivel, many are suspended and if you're looking for simplicity (and safety for young children) – choose something static.

Egg chairs to snuggle into

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'When it comes to trendy outdoor furniture, you can’t go wrong with an iconic egg chair.' says blogger Candace Rose Anderson.

'Outdoor egg chairs are more popular than ever and really make a statement on patios, decks, and back porches. They come in a wide array of styles, colors, and price ranges and can be hung on a patio, pergola, or a stand.'

'Egg chairs are some of the best hanging chairs around, and are perfect for the modern patio or the coastal deck. They definitely make a statement in any backyard and are absolute showstoppers. Over the last few years I have spotted them more and more on Instagram and in my favorite home and garden publications and like many of you, I can’t get enough of them.'

Britanna Patio Hanging Egg Chair - Natural - Opalhouse™, available exclusively at Target

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1. Britanna Patio Hanging Egg Chair from Opalhouse™

Dimensions: H77.25 x W41.35 x D41.35 in | Colors available: 1

This egg chair, exclusively available at Target is the perfect hero buy for your patio, whatever the forecast. With all-weather neutrally-colored wicker and a contrasting rust-resistant black frame, this chic chair will add elegance and chilled ambiance to your outdoor atmosphere. It also comes with a plush cushion for a comfortable seat, but you can always add even more to maximize the cozy factor.

A deep egg-shaped chair with white inset cushion

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2. Brookins one person porch swing

Dimensions: H128 x W34 x D27 in| Colors available: 1

Sink into this deep-set egg chair made from synthetic rattan, available at Wayfair. Complete with a soft white cushion, this light chair can hold up to 265lbs of weight so you can gently rock back and forth with a small child while reading a book outdoors.

A cage-style egg chair made from rattan, manilla rope and white removable polyester cushion

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3. Urban Outfitters Kelsey Rattan Hanging Chair

Dimensions: H48 x W26.5 x D32.5 in| Colors available: 1

A contemporary approach to a seventies-style design, this hanging caged-style egg chair is made from a durable trio of rattan, manila rope, and polyester. It comes complete with a removable, reversible, and flippable cushion to make cleaning a breeze. So sit back however it suits you, inside your living room, or in your backyard.

A rattan and manila rope egg chair by Urban Outfitters

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4. Urban Outfitters Miriam hanging chair

Dimensions: H46.25 x W22.13 x D33 in| Colors available: 1

Beautifully crafted with a minimalist silhouette, this wooden egg chair from Urban Outfitters is quite special. Made to order, it'd look best in a reading nook or in tucked away in the corner of your home library, inviting you to choose your favorite hardback to hunker down into. Customize this piece by popping a few cushions or a chunky throw inside before getting settled.

An off-white egg chair with galvanized metal chain and faux wicker frame

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5. CB2 pod hanging outdoor chair

Dimensions: H x W x D in| Colors available: 1

Hang out in exotic style with this off-white pod hanging outdoor chair from CB2. Handwoven with faux wicker on a powder-coated aluminum frame with a galvanized metal chain and hook, this chair is made by two Indonesian artisans, with each taking a week to complete. Pair with the coordinating egg chair cushion, or keep the cost down by using soft furnishings you already have at home.

A white egg chair made from steel and wicker with olefin fabric cushions

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6. Everhome™ Saybrook Egg Chair in White

Dimensions: H57.87 x W34.64 x D37 in | Colors available: 1

Brighten up your home with this white egg chair from Bed, Bath and Beyond. Ideal for modern minimalist and Scandi-style schemes, its frame is made from an extra-strong duo of powder-coated, rust-resistant steel and wicker. Perfect for your sunroom or outdoor socializing, it comes complete with UV and fade-resistant cushions made from olefin fabric.

A woven cane egg chair with soft natural cotton twill cushions filled with foam

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7. Pottery Barn teen wicker egg chair

Dimensions: H53.5 x W37.5 x D28.5 in | Colors available: 1

Sometimes it pays to hunt down the aisles and online categories you wouldn't usually go down to find a cute piece of furniture. We found this tropically-inspired take on an egg chair in none other than the Pottery Barn teen section. Made by hand, this cocooning chair is crafted from natural wicker, sturdy iron leg supports, and natural cotton twill cushions filled with fluffy foam. Great for a teen study area, or chill-out area in the home office.

An aluminium frame rattan hanging lounge egg chair

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8. CB2 Brisa rattan outdoor hanging lounge chair

Dimensions: H50 x W29.92 x D40.55 in | Colors available: 1

Inspired by Brazilian design, this egg-shaped chair by design duo Jula Tüllmann and Katja Hettler (aka Hettler-Tullmann) will allow you to feel the gentle breeze on your back in the great outdoors. But don't be fooled by its delicate appearance. With a powder-coated aluminum tube frame, handwoven resin rattan, and UV-resistant Sunbrella® fabric cushions, you know this piece of furniture is built to last... Even if it does blow the budget.

A faux fur cream egg-shaped chair

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9. Pottery Barn Teen polar bear cave chair

Dimensions: H53.5 x W37.5 x D28.5 in | Colors available: 1

You may have heard of the idiom 'as snug as a bug in a rug', but you'll be as cozy as a polar bear in a chair once you've got comfy in this faux fur cave seat. More igloo than egg, this statement buy made from solid wood can be styled to be an indulgent, adult-friendly piece of furniture. Superb for the winter, and it comes with a removable cushion, just in case you accidentally spill some hot cocoa on it.

A cream colored macrame hanging egg chair

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10. Anthropologie knotted Melati hanging chair

Dimensions: H48 x W37 x D30 in | Colors available: 1

We're sure you'll agree when we say this macramé egg chair by Anthropologie is simply a work of art. With its intricate floral weave detail, it will add serenity and femininity to a neutral-hued living room.

A rattan egg chair with peacock-shaped detail

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11. Anthropologie Peacock Indoor/Outdoor Hanging Chair

Dimensions: H47.5 x W36 x D29.5 in | Colors available: 1

Show off your interior style with this peafowl feather-style egg chair from Anthropologie. With its organic rattan ocelli details, you'll want to boast in flamboyant fashion.

A rattan egg chair with black frame, planter and screen divider

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Where should I put an egg chair?

'Egg chairs are a brilliant choice for smaller gardens, such as balconies, as they can add a new dimension to the space, creating an extra room for relaxation at the end of a long day,' says Lynsey Abbott, outdoor living buyer, Dobbies.

'A single standing or hanging egg chair can be layered up with outdoor cushions - or cushions and throws borrowed from inside - to create your very own plug free space to unwind in. The addition of large leafy plants and a colourful backdrop will make you feel instantly transported to overseas climates, creating your own piece of paradise closer to home.'

Christina Chrysostomou
Former acting head ecommerce editor

Hi, I'm the former acting head ecommerce editor at Real Homes. Prior to working for the Future plc family, I've worked on a number of consumer events including the Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, and Good Homes Magazine. With a first class degree from Keele University, and a plethora of experience in digital marketing, editorial, and social media, I have an eye for what should be in your shopping basket and have gone through the internal customer advisor accreditation process.