10 Best Bar Stools & Counter Stools for 2022

When it comes to finding the perfect bar stool or counter stool furniture for your home, there are a lot of things to consider. Stools, whether they are bar stools or a stool set to function as seating at kitchen counter height, can be tricky to get just right.

You'll likely want bar stools that are comfortable, stylish, and fit with the style of your space and room decor. Bar stools are available in many natural and upholstered finishes. So how do you narrow down your choices to select stools for your room?

Luckily, we've rounded up ten of our best bar stools for 2022, so you can find the perfect seat for your home.

With so many different barstool options available today, it can be difficult to know where to start. What are the best bar stools?

Bar Stool or Counter Stool? Or maybe an Adjustable Stool

Should I get a 360 degree swivel bar stool? Is this stool set to the right height for my space? Metal frame or solid wood bar stools?

Are the bar stools easy to assemble? Do I save if I buy a set of 2 bar stools? What materials make the best bar stools investment?

What about seat height of the bar stools? Is an upholstered bar stool or a solid wood kitchen counter stool right for my home?

Counter height or bar height? Back support or backless barstools? Should I splash out on leather upholstery seat barstools?

Bar stool furniture shopping can be a daunting task, but we've made it easy for you with this free guide.

We've gathered our ten favourite bar stools of 2022, so you can browse and find the perfect bar stools for you.

Most of our stool picks are available in both bar and counter height. Be sure to measure up your space to get exactly the right fit.

Keep reading for more information on why these bar stools are the team's favourites for the kitchen or bar.

Nuevo Swing Adjustable Stool

The Nuevo Swing Adjustable Stool is a stylish and modern addition to any kitchen or bar area.

Swing 360 degree swivel stool upholstered in Black, White or Grey Naugahyde Leather

The leather upholstered seat and back are comfortable and luxurious, and the brushed stainless steel frame is sleek and contemporary.

The swing function allows for a full 360 degree swivel bar stool, making it easy to adjust the seat features height from counter to bar height.

The Nuevo Swing Adjustable Stool is available in black, grey or white, and will make a great bar stool set for any home décor.

Chi Velour Bar Stool

The Chi modern velour bar stool is a great example of upholstered bar stools design. With a choice of brushed gold or stainless steel frame, it uses a minimal amount of materials, making it extremely light.

The barstool is topped with a form-fitting, tufted velour padded seat cushion for added comfort.

Chi Bar Stool

Chi Bar Stool available in velour or naugahyde leather material. Also available in a Counter Stool height.

This particular design is perfect for modern spaces because it combines simplicity and elegance. It would look great in a home bar or kitchen.

Additionally, the stool is available as a counter stool or bar stool and in different colors, materials and finishes so you can find the perfect match for your decor.

Astra Bar Stool

In Petrol Blue, Shadow Grey and Shell colour choices, the Astra bar stools are the perfect way to add a touch of luxury to your kitchen.

Expertly crafted to combine the comfort of a generous upholstered bar stool seat height with smooth, clean lines.

This bar stool makes a stunning addition to any kitchen island or counter.

The dramatic titanium steel legs create a lean and architectural base, complete with a practical footrest.

Why not mix and match complementary colours in a set of two to bring an extra dynamic and style to your space?

The Astra bar stool is sure to make a statement in any home and is also available in counter stool seat height.

Astra Bar Stool

Astra Bar Stools and Counter Stools available in velour and boucle material

Camille Bar Stool

The Nuevo Camille leather bar stool is a sleek and modern piece that would make a great addition to any home.

The frame of the bar stool is made from high polish stainless steel, and the seat material is upholstered in a black checker patterned leather.

The Camille is style perfection with a visually aesthetic backrest polished to perfection.

This stool is a classic choice for anyone who wants to add a touch of style to their kitchen counter, home bar or bar space.

The barstool is also very comfortable, with a chic aesthetic meaning you can enjoy hosting your morning book club coffee mornings or welcome friends over for evening cocktails in style.


Camille Bar Stool available in Black Leather

Portland Adjustable Leather Stool

Please, take a seat with the Portland swivel bar stool. This barstool is a stylish and versatile piece of furniture that is sure to complement any modern home décor.

The sleek design of this barstool is accented by the fluid movement of the seat and back, which are upholstered in sumptuous Italian leather.


Portland Adjustable Leather Stools available in Black or White Leather

With a 360 degree pivot, and sturdy support, you'll be free to easily move in and out of the seat or move around the barstools comfortably in the room.

The chrome base, metal frame and footrest style stool features all add a touch of elegance.

The adjustable height of the stool makes it perfect for use at any counter height or kitchen island space.

Whether you are entertaining guests, dining in the kitchen or enjoying a quiet evening at home, these bar stools feature low back support and a comfortable seating experience that'll be talked about for some time to come.

Nuevo Lisbon Counter Stool

Combining function with beauty, the Lisbon Leather Counter Stools are a practical yet elegant addition to your home and come in a perfect counter height or bar stool set height.

Lisbon Stools in Black or White for bar stool or counter height

Upholstered in either black or white leather, the sculptured seat is curved for comfort and complemented by a backrest height that offers support while you drink, dine, or relax.

Featuring a sleek and highly lustrous appearance, the sturdy frame utilizes elliptical steel tubing with a polished chrome finish.

Best of all, at 34.5 inches high, and with a seat height of 23.5", these counter stools are the perfect seat height for most kitchen counters and islands.

Add a touch of sophistication to your home with these Lisbon Leather Counter Stools.

Or you may want to consider a bar stool height Lisbon for stool features that will look simply stunning positioned on the floor of your home bar.

District Eight Akron Counter Stool

The Akron Counter Stool is the best modern barstool for those who want urban sophistication with its cast-iron, feature rich, backless style.

District Eight Akron Bar Stools in Jin Green

With a flexible seat height of 26 inches high to 30 inches high, this stylish urban counter stool has a metal frame support that is powder coated for durability.

The swivel bar seat height adjusts, so you can always find the perfect position whether your relaxing, sipping coffee or dining in your kitchen space.

The modern, contrast-stitched leather padded seat and high-visibility brass details make this stool stand out from the rest.

Whether you are looking for stools for your commercial bar or to blend with urban residential style and features, the Akron Counter Stool is the perfect barstool and furniture choice with its unusual Jin green color seat.

Wayne Leather Counter Stool with Leather Clad Legs

The Wayne leather counter stool is the epitome of stream-lined bar stool design style with a touch of sturdy mixed in.

Wayne Leather Stools in Bar Stool or Counter Stools height in Black, White, Mink or Dark Grey

With a metal frame style and leather upholstery on the seat and back material, Wayne is available in black, white, dark grey, or mink.

Like many of our stools, the Wayne barstool includes features such as glides to minimize movement noise and to protect your floors.

The Wayne is perfect for any seating scenario; its 3-strut footrest and 4 front legs create a stable base, while the slightly curved legs add a contemporary touch.

At 26 inches high, the Wayne counter stool is the perfect height for most countertops; and its seat is comfortable without being bulky.

Whether you're looking for the best bar stool for your home or an extra seat for your kitchen island, the Wayne is the perfect place to start.

Satine Bar Stool in Walnut

The Satine wood bar stool is the best collaboration of design and craftsmanship.

With an eye catching mid-century modern style design of formed and sculpted plywood seat and backrest in an American walnut wood veneer, it is sure to make a statement in any home.

Satine Bar Stools in Dark Walnut

The Satine stools feature a metal frame and stainless steel rod footrest that add dimension, strength.

Satine stools have a solid feel while the addition of some high polish stainless steel finish adds a touch of elegance.

The seat height and backrest on the bar stool and counter stool option is picture perfect at any bar, making it a versatile option for any bar space.

If you are looking for a new counter stool for your kitchen or a bar stool for your home bar, the Satine is your perfect choice.

Last but not least: The Colter Bar Stool

Our guide would not be complete without featuring one of the team's fave picks.

What's not to love about the Colter leather bar stool? It has a sleek design and understated Italian contemporary features that will fit into any setting with ease.


Colter Bar Stools in Ochre, White or Black

The luxurious and refined leather tone-on-tone stitch upholstery seat is paired with a high polished stainless steel frame for an elegant yet modern look.

Best of all, the Colter is available in both bar stool and counter heights that will be perfect in any space.

Whether you're looking for a stylish addition to your home bar or simply need extra seating for your kitchen counter, the Colter is your perfect choice.

With its sleek lines and sumptuous colors, the Colter bar stool is sure to complement any décor and furniture.

And thanks to its sturdy metal frame, it's built to last. So why not add a touch of luxury to your home or bar with the Colter?

Summing up

We hope this guide has helped you in your search for the perfect bar stool or counter stool.

Our team of experts have carefully chosen these 10 bar stools and counter stool picks based on their design, comfort and style.

Whether you’re looking for a traditional bar stool or something more contemporary, we’ve got you covered.

So what are you waiting for? Check out the bar stools and counter stools featured in the guide and start enjoying your new favourite space in the house today.

What are your thoughts on these bar and counter stools? Let us know in the comments below! And be sure to check out our other blog posts for more home décor inspiration.

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