So we know the pubs open this weekend and everyone is very excited about it. But let's be honest, you might pop in for the novelty of having a beer on tap, or paying £10 for a Pimms, but the pubs we knew and loved aren't really going to be the same this summer. So we say, let's continue with that whole at home bar thing for the next few months. It's cheaper, it's safer and you don't have to leave the house.
'But Real Homes we don't have the room or the budget for a full on tiki bar in our back yard.' And we hear you, neither do most of us, but you do have room for this super stylish bargain bar that we've just found having a scroll through Wayfair...
Keep reading to see what we are talking about, plus some ways you can hack a garden bar on an even smaller budget. If you are after more garden ideas, for any size space, head over to our feature.
Barbie Bar Serving Cart | £134.99
Well is this not the most stylish garden bar idea you have ever seen? Forget huge garish gazebos and tiki bars, this is all you need to create an at home bar in your garden, and for a fraction of the price!
This has fab reviews on Wayfair, because as well a being gorgeous, it's also really practical. There's space up top for making drinks, and storage below for an ice bucket and to store bottles. It would, of course, look just as gorgeous inside in the winter too. View Deal
If you are after more gorgeous bar carts you can use to create an outdoor bar, we have rounded up some more of our faves for you to shop below (or in our bar cart buying guide). Also, top tip, if you are working with an even smaller budget, have a lookout for bar carts or even kitchen trollies second hand on places like eBay or in charity shops. You can clean them up and spray paint them to create a cute, super cheap drinks station.