Here we are in lockdown 2.0 with pubs and bars temporarily a no-go. Who knows how long this could be for. Bring ‘Happy Hour’ to the garden with a lockdown DIY cocktail bar log cabin!
We all love a cheeky mojito and martini, so why miss out when you can introduce this fun experience to your home. Such a great way you can enjoy your favourite cocktail with your family crank up the tunes all within a safe, private environment. Gardens are perfect for getting out for a change of scenery without leaving your home, so why not set up your own outdoor bar!
Get your cocktail shaker ready, alongside all your favourite drinks and let’s talk you through how you can bring that saturday night feeling to the garden!
Cocktails, beer, wine or all?
When at a bar do you have your signature cocktail or do you love to try everything on the menu? The beauty of at-home DIY cocktails is that you can have as many different combinations as you want, your way with a mix of whatever you fancy.
Cocktails bring colour, vibrancy and this element of fun to the night, so let’s help you bring this theme to your garden!
Where to start? Think about your favourite bar, either from a holiday or your go-to on a saturday night, as this is the vision we are going to help you create. Introduce a structure like a wooden gazebo centre stage where you can add some colourful lighting, high bar stools and more! Alternatively, you may prefer a more cosier affair in which case you can use a log cabin as the foundation to your garden bar. With a log cabin you can use it all year round no matter what the weather.
What are my options? Log cabins are one, if not the most, versatile outdoor garden buildings around giving you full flexibility to transform it into your dream cocktail bar. No matter what shape or size, there is a garden cocktail room ready for you!
Sprinkle of Inspiration - Build it, design it, customise it, love it!
Welcome to Eddie’s Bar, a traditional style pub shed with a fully kitted out bar area, stools, seating and entertainment. Is this your idea of a dream garden bar?
How about a multifunctional room, featuring an epic cornered bar area and then in the heart of the garden room is a sofa, entertainment, gaming and more! Is this more to your taste?
Create the ultimate bar with the best lights, music system and bar station. Here the garden room is dedicated to fun, glamour and that party feeling!
What style do you prefer for your Lockdown DIY cocktail bar log cabin?
If you want to go down the gazebo route, you can opt for a chunky roofed shelter, which is classic and timeless. Having something simple means you can add your own personal theme to it. Customise that gazebo with walled panels to make it more confined, private and warm.
Here is the Atlas 6 x 3 Gazebo which has been transformed into a chill out hub where you can enjoy a cocktail at the back walled bar, a dip in the hot tub and time to relax on the snug sofa.
There are definitely no last orders at this gazebo bar! Fully functional all year round for a fun family night of cocktails, games and food.
Bring your favourite bar to your garden and enjoy it how and whenever you want to. There are no rules, no curfews, just a space to have fun and escape! If you require any assistance in choosing the garden building for your lockdown DIY cocktail bar do not hesitate to get in touch!
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