Transform your outdoor living space into the heart of your home.
Summer’s here. With it come al fresco breakfasts and outdoor dinners along with barbecues, garden fiestas, and poolside parties bathed in sunshine. Since the best get-togethers with friends and family usually revolve around good food in the heart of the home, the kitchen, your outdoor living space should be the just as warm and welcoming. We have put together a list of the best outdoor kitchens designs, so you can finally create your dream garden. Elegant, practical, and conveniently adaptable or customizable, these designs are perfect for a wide range of spaces, from smaller terraces to spacious gardens. You may notice that our list of outdoor kitchens designs includes many Italian brands. That’s because Italians complement their fantastic cuisine with an unparalleled expertise in quality kitchen design. Read on to find the best outdoor kitchen for your home.
Röshults Open Kitchen
Designed by award-winning design duo Broberg & Ridderstråle for Swedish brand Röshults, the Open Kitchen is aptly named. That’s because this kitchen has a minimal but modular design that opens up a wide range of creative possibilities for customization. The base comes either as a solitary module or as a standard unit with an accompanying bistro module. From there, customers can add various modules, including a charcoal or a gas grill, a cutting board, drawers, and more. Frames and finish options also add another layer of customization. Plus, the company offers an online kitchen planning tool that makes the customization process easy and fun.
Convivium Mobile Bar
Made by Il Giardino di Corten (The Corten Garden), the Convivium Mobile Bar offers a complete solution to create a kitchen and bar area in an outdoor space. This design is conveniently modular, which means that the user can easily adapt it to suit specific needs. The Corten steel kitchen comes in standard modules in two sizes with kitchen corners, wooden cutting boards, gas, electric, or charcoal grills, stainless steel sink units, and bar areas with integrated bottle holders, ice containers, and trays for ingredients. Cabinets provide generous storage spaces for plates, glasses, cutlery, or accessories.
Designed by Dutch designer Piet-Jan van den Kommer, WWOO is a concrete kitchen that complements its minimalist good looks with a durable, weather-resistant AND low maintenance build. The WWOO system allows for customization to include integrated grills and barbecues as well as sinks, wooden cutting boards, and storage spaces. You can even add a dedicated area for wooden logs or order an L-shaped outdoor kitchen that fits your own outdoor space perfectly. WWOO comes in light gray or anthracite, to look great anywhere.
Block by Sebastian Herkner
Designed by Sebastian Herkner exclusively for Kaufmann, Block combines solid wood and stainless steel to provide a durable and stylish kitchen solution for your garden or backyard. It’s a natural choice for our list of best outdoor kitchens designs. The Block kitchen features untreated larch wood and powder-coated gray stainless steel panels in a refined blend. Customizing option include a choice between ceramic and stainless steel for the deep sink and selecting a large or a flat barbecue grill hood. The back wall provides more privacy while preparing food and also doubles as a shelving area. At the same time, the rest of the kitchen is open to offer access to views – whether it’s your own garden or the ocean.
Adapt by Viteo
We had to include modular products in this selection of outdoor kitchens designs and none are more elegant than Adapt designed by Wolfgang Pichler for Viteo. The kitchen features clean lines and slender volumes along with premium materials like rich brown teak wood, white Corian® and black, textured powder-coated aluminum. More than just a refined design, the Adapt outdoor kitchen provides an easy solution to create a custom setup. Whether you want to install one or two modules on a patio or want to go all out with a several Adapt modules for a huge terrace, your outdoor living spaces will never look better.
K2 by Boffi
Designer Norbert Wangen has created the Boffi K2 outdoor kitchen with a focus on function and contemporary, minimalist style. This kitchen transforms into a simple mono-block unit when not in use. When you want to cook, you can simply slide the stainless steel top to one side and reveal the food prep and cooking areas. At the same time, the sliding counter becomes the perfect serving space, table, or bar area. As practical as other products included in this list of outdoor kitchens designs, the K2 kitchen boasts integrated storage units as well as space for sinks, a refrigerator, and a dishwasher. Thanks to the weather-resistant Corian® exterior panels, this unit suits any outdoor space.
Outdoor 190 Kitchens by Alpes-Inox
Another Italian design, the Outdoor 190 Kitchens from Alpes-Inox take the concept of “functional style” to a new level or convenience. Indeed, this outdoor kitchen comes with wheels that make it easy to move it around your garden, pool area, or in and out of storage. The design is typically Italian. Which means effortlessly stylish. Crafted from stainless steel, the kitchen has a silver satin finish. The wheels lock in place when needed and they also have an anti-slip surface. The top is easy to customize with an electric grill, induction burner, or a gas plancha. A mix of open and closed drawers along with sliding panels provide generous storage space for utensils and pots.
Bbqube Classic Stone
Designed by Michael Schmidt, bbqube Classic Stone is a complete outdoor kitchen solution. And it looks gorgeous. This elegant outdoor kitchen features two three-legged trestles made of solid wood that support a natural stone unit. Various types of stone are available, along with different wood options. Regardless of colors and textures, the bbqube Classic Stone comes with an integrated grill with a stainless steel cover, a stainless steel sink with a mixer tap, and an extension leaf. Underneath, there’s plenty of space for portable drawers or storage units.
K-In / K-Out by Massimo Castagna
Minimalist and cool, the K-In / K-Out kitchen by Massimo Castagna transforms cooking into an art. One of the most stylish outdoor kitchens designs you can find, the Italian K-Out looks like a monolith of stone when not in use. The large tops slide on either side to reveal the working areas underneath and to also provide a serving or table surface. Raised above the floor on plinths, the stone kitchen has a solid and weightless feel at the same time. Compared to the K-In indoor-only version, the outdoor-friendly design features an aluminum and stone structure instead of wood. The user can slide the tops using an electronic opening system to uncover the barbecue, sink, and food prep areas.
Kettal Outdoor Kitchen
Like a few other outdoor kitchens designs from our list, the Kettal Outdoor Kitchen comes with sliding top panels that protect the hob and sink areas. This kitchen has an aluminum build, with an option to add teak wood doors. On top, there’s a Ceppo di Gré stone counter that comes with water and electricity connections, a ceramic hob, and space for a refrigerator or a wine cabinet. In terms of customization, the Kettal kitchen impresses with 3 Ceppo di Gré colors and 30 color options for the aluminum sections that include everything from warm terracotta to cobalt blue or misty gray.
6Grad Outdoor Kitchen
Designed by Jan Cray, the 6Grad Outdoor kitchen has an industrial-style aesthetic. The kitchen features a powder-coated stainless steel frame and legs with distinctive carriage bolts. The options for the tops include Corian®, oak, and granite. Compact and versatile, the 6Grad Outdoor kitchen blends into any space with ease. The design comes in various configurations, offering the option to add open helves with or without removable boxes, drawers, sinks with or without drip-off trays, and two types of faucets. Apart from the integrated barbecue gas grill, this kitchen also comes with Teppanyaki grill with one or two plates.
Röshults Kitchen Island 4 Modules
The Röshults Kitchen Island combines style and function in a design that blends into any outdoor space. Designed by Broberg & Ridderstråle, this outdoor kitchen has a steel base and gray stainless steel or black lacquered steel doors. This version features four modules that cover all the bases: a gas barbecue grill, a sink, as well as two cutting/food prep boards. Each module has a storage area underneath with push-to-open doors and removable shelves. The user can also use this space for a refrigerator or for drawers. An optional trolley is also available, for easy transportation of food from the kitchen to the outdoor dining table.
Gamma Outdoor Kitchen
Another chic design from Arclinea, the Gamma outdoor kitchen features the same simple style of the indoor version, but in weather-resistant materials. This kitchen has a stainless steel build with marine plywood details and Quarzo Tech worktops. Linear and minimalist, the Gamma kitchen looks at home in any outdoor living space. Customization options include a choice between different colors and finishes as well as different modules, storage solutions, and internal accessories. Either way, this Italian outdoor kitchen will make any garden or terrace look more stylish.
The ultimate outdoor kitchen for lovers of minimalist design. Naturally, it’s an obvious choice for our list of best outdoor kitchens designs. The Ulaelu kitchen finds the purity of form using only the least amount of material to offer optimal function. This spartan but elegant design features a powder-coated aluminum frame in white or black. Conveniently modular, the design allows the user to create the perfect kitchen unit for a wide range of needs. Features include granite or weather-resistant wood for the tops, modules with industrial-style sinks, a steel charcoal grill, and optional skewers, firewood rack, as well as discs that protect the grass in your garden.