Wet Bar Ideas

Create a beverage center and entertain with ease using these beautiful wet bar designs fit for all sorts of spaces.

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Hardworking Hub

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Close enough for easy access, but still comfortably distant from the work zone, this wet bar features a rich contrast of white cabinetry, gray countertops, and a deep gray brick wall. Open shelves provide room to hang wineglasses, stash napkins, and display vintage barware.

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Small But Mighty

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White-lacquered wood paneling provides an exquisite disguise for a living room's small but fully stocked wet bar. When the paneled doors are slid back into the wall, it's time to party. A narrow wine cooler, refrigerator, and sink keep the square footage to a minimum.

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Contemporary Chic

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This wet bar is beautifully equipped for cocktails, thanks to a wine cooler, sink, open shelves for glassware, and two refrigerator drawers. Nickel-tone upper cabinets with glass doors display stemware, while a mirrored backsplash adds glamour and helps bounce light around the room.

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High-Style Hosting

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Handsome wrought-iron-and-glass doors open to a dramatic wine room complete with a gorgeous glass pendant and plenty of built-in bottle storage. Texture and patina enhance the old European-inspired space.

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Inspired Simplicity

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Connect your kitchen and dining room with a formal but inviting wine bar. Slate-blue cabinets surround a seagrass limestone countertop, a prep sink, an icemaker, a wine cooler, and two refrigerator drawers for the perfect party nook.

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Elegant Appeal

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Furniture-style cabinet details and a marble backsplash and countertop enhance the sophisticated style of this wet bar. A small-scale apron-front sink provides plenty of space for soaking glasses, while mesh-wire panels add interest to cabinet doors.

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Convenient Nook

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Make entertaining a breeze by building your wet bar just outside the kitchen. The corner location of this bar allows guests to serve themselves, while darker countertops and a mirrored backsplash distinguish it from other parts of the kitchen.

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Handsome Workhorse

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Stainless steel counters provide an industrial look that also stands up to frequent spills and splashes. A sink and wine refrigerator further boost the function of this wet bar, which features sandblasted-glass upper cabinets that look bright and clean.

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Easy Undercabinet Lighting

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Outside the Box

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Intentionally parked outside the work zone, this wet bar allows guests to help themselves to drinks without getting in the cook's way. Clean lines, quartz surfacing, and sleek hardware enhance the contemporary aesthetic.

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Sunny Beverage Station

Rosen Kitchen

Conveniently located near the kitchen and formal dining room, this charming bar comes equipped with plenty of storage and its own sink to ease entertaining duties. The wet bar incorporates glass-front cabinets for wineglass storage and paneled refrigerator drawers for chilled drinks.

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Shimmering Finishes

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A glittering background of mirrored backsplash tiles bathes this wet bar in glamour. Floral curtains hide stemware in the upper cabinets, which feature chicken-wire door panels and a sleek paint patina.

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Eclectic Mix

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Mahogany counters and wallpaper with a whimsical pattern add charm to this wet bar between the kitchen and the formal dining room. Salvaged steel upper cabinets and a flea-market towel bar contribute vintage appeal.

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French Influence

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Elaborate moldings and millwork give this butler's pantry the look of fine furniture. The wet bar includes a wine chiller, a bar sink, an icemaker, and refrigerator drawers that keep beverages within easy reach. The painted and glazed cabinetry in a rich espresso hue, and a backsplash crafted from concrete tiles and antiqued mirror inserts, unite to create layers of visual depth.

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Out of Sight

Mahoney Kitchen

Tucked away in a butler's pantry, this sleek wet bar displays a modern twist on the traditional, thanks to gorgeous marble countertops and stainless steel cabinetry. The work area houses an extra refrigerator and wine cooler.

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Tuscan Details

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An arched recess houses old-world-style cabinets over this curve-filled wet bar. An interplay of dark wood finishes, leather upholstery, and a soft green patina create a sense of calm plucked from nature.

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Fresh Features

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Switch up the look of a small wet bar with a contemporary vessel sink. This petite beverage station mixes modern and classic styles through the use of mullioned cabinet doors.

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Jewel Tones

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Glamorous details, metallic accents, and concealed appliances make this wet bar feel anything but utilitarian. Glass-front cabinets that sparkle against a golden backsplash brighten the space and allow homeowners to display pretty glassware.

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Light and Airy

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This kitchen's hardworking row of cabinets house a second sink and butcher-block countertop doubles as a beverage zone and food-prep station. The wet bar's bail-pull hardware lends a furniture-style touch to the cabinetry and the walk-in refrigerator.

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Well-Stocked Wet Bar

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The wet bar in this refreshment area features an undercounter wine refrigerator, bin storage, and stemware displayed in open cubbies, allowing guests to serve themselves.

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Sideboard Beverage Center

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Part coffee station, part wine bar, a built-in sideboard next to the breakfast nook includes an undercounter wine chiller.

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