Bar stools – our pick of the best

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Choose a set of stylish bar stools to lift your kitchen scheme to new heights. If you’d like some extra, casual seating in the kitchen, then you can’t beat bar stools – the perfect spot for a quick cup of coffee before work, or by a breakfast bar where kids can do their homework. If you have a small flat with an open plan kitchen then bar stools beside a kitchen workspace or breakfast-bar table can provide alternative seating to a full dining table and chairs. Not only do bar stools offer a more laid-back style of informal dining, but they’re also a great space-saver, as they can be tucked under an island or table. When it comes to design, there are a number of options to consider. Do you want a backless design or a piece in a striking colour? Upholstered seating adds comfort but for practicality opt for a wipe-clean fabric or material. Take a look at our pick of the best and complete your breakfast bar or kitchen island with the most sophisticated seating.

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