Chic garden sofas for a stylish outdoor setup

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This season, we’re all about the outdoor living trend. Forget boring plastic patio furniture that’s functional but not particularly stylish: this is all about creating a natural flow between your home and garden by layering luxury pieces on your patio that won’t look out of place in your lounge or living room would work.

A garden sofa creates that homey feeling and provides a cozy spot to sit outside and enjoy your morning coffee alone, or to gather with family and friends. Complete with colorful scatter cushions, an outdoor rug and foliage plants to zone your seating area and add structure to the space.

From trendy rattan and egg-shaped designs to stylish corner sofas and lounge sets that can accommodate the whole party, we’ve found something for every taste and budget in our selection of the best garden sofas.

Check out Red’s edit on the best outdoor sofas for a space to enjoy for years…

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Best Garden Sofa: Rattan Effect

2 seater sofa

Best Garden Sofa: Curved

Loi’s garden sofa

Marks & Spencer


Marks & Spencer’s curved teal sofa will add a pop of color to your patio. Pair it with statement throw pillows and a bright yellow outdoor rug to create a playful, modern setup. If you feel like going all out, get the complete set, which includes a sofa, chairs and a coffee table.

Size: H82.5 x W145 x D65 cm

Best Garden Sofa: Scandinavian

Hampstead corner sofa


Scandi fans, this chic corner sofa is for you. With a lightweight PE bamboo frame and ivory colored cushions, it has a really airy feel that will help refresh any outdoor space. It coordinates with the rest of Garden Trading’s Hampstead collection, including a matching coffee table, armchair and side table, allowing you to create a scheme that complements your home’s outdoor space perfectly.

Size: H78 x W205 x D205 cm

Best Garden Sofa: Corner Sofa Lounge Set

Topa Garden Corner Lounge Set

Simple yet striking, this light gray lounge set from MADE is seriously chic. It’s a blank slate for decoration, so whether you prefer minimalist or maximalist decor, you can easily add a personal touch to it. With a spacious coffee table and built-in side tables, it also offers plenty of space for all your nibbles and summer drinks.

Size: H85 x W251 x D249cm

Best Garden Sofa: Metal

2 seater metal garden sofa

John Lewis & Associates


From John Lewis’s affordable Anyday range, this summery yellow outdoor sofa is a bargain and is sure to add a touch of cheer to your space. Just complete it with cozy wool throws and thick throw pillows for extra comfort. It is also available in a rich azure blue.

Size: H77 x W119 x D74cm

Best Garden Sofa: Luxury

Johanna Sofa, Harriet Stripe

Soho home


This luxurious sofa from Soho Home is definitely an investment, but it’s worth it. Constructed from Iroko, a high quality, highly durable wood, it should serve many garden gatherings for years to come. Its nautical-themed blue and white design gives off a fresh and breezy beachy feel that makes you feel like you’re on vacation in your backyard. Better yet, it’s suitable for indoor use too – we’d love to have it in both our living room and patio.

Size: H72 x W220 x D90cm

Best Garden Sofa: Built-in Fire Pit

Stockholm corner lounge set with fireplace

Helmsman & Helmsman


Add a touch of wow factor to your space with this lounge set with built in fire pit. Not only will it keep your guests cozy as the evening falls, but it will also look very stylish. The side tables are also perfect for extra nibbles and drinks.

Size: H 63 x W 109 x D 109.5 cm (table); H35 x W 60 x D 40 cm (stool); H 85 x W 160 x D 70 cm (small corner part); H 85 x W 230 x D 70 cm (large corner part)

Best Garden Sofa: Modular

Modular corner sofa set Samoa



We are big fans of this Habitat sofa. Tall wood paneling helps create an appropriate setting for outdoor living, which you can decorate with hanging planters or string lights. It offers plenty of space for guests to spread out, or as a cozy spot for you to enjoy an after-lunch nap.

Size: H180 x W341 x D270.5 cm (sofa); H180 x W341 x D270.5 cm (bench)

Best Garden Sofa: Indoor and outdoor use

LaMode 2 seater outdoor sofa



This dusty gray rattan sofa from Kettler suits almost any outdoor setting and is also suitable for indoor use, so you can enjoy it all year round. Just place it in your conservatory as soon as it starts to get chilly.

Size: H79 x W125 x D74.5 cm

Best Garden Sofa: Egg Chair

Double Garden Sofa Pod

John Lewis & Associates


Egg chairs have quickly become a garden staple in recent years, so we can’t resist this chic sofa capsule. The hand-woven rattan frame is bang on trend, while the soft cushions add extra comfort. It’s the perfect spot to curl up with a summertime read and a cup of coffee.

Size: H153 x W172.4 x D112.5 cm

Best Garden Sofa: Sofa Bed

3 in 1 sofa bed



Not sure what type of sofa you prefer? Well, this one converts into a loveseat, chaise longue or daybed so you can change it up depending on your mood. Lay it flat when you fancy a nap, or stand it up to enjoy a summer cocktail or tall iced coffee.

Size: H75 x W157 x D75 (sofa size); H75cm x W198 x D75cm (overall dimensions)

Best Garden Sofa: Best value for money

Rattan garden furniture sets



That’s a great price for such a large sectional sofa, complete with coffee table and footstool. You can position the corner sofa to suit left- or right-handed people, or separate everything to create individual armchairs for guests. It also comes in a slightly darker shade of grey.

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