Compact bistro table and chair sets can transform even the smallest balcony or patio into a Mediterranean-style dining area, weather permitting of course.
And, with a host of different design available, you are sure to find something suitable. Many are foldable too, so you don’t have to worry about them taking up too much precious space.
Lingfield Wooden Bistro Set – a good value option made from solid hardwood, this foldable square bistro table with a pair of foldable chairs. Table dimensions: W60 × D60 × H87 cm. £79.99 (plus standard delivery charge of £3.99) from very.co.uk
Roma Bistro Set – a variation of the same theme with a circular solid wood table and a pair of folding chairs. Table: W60 × D60 × H72 cm. £99.99 (plus standard delivery charge of £3.99) from very.co.uk
Venice Garden Bistro Set – an octagonal table and 2 curved back chairs, made from solid hardwood. Table dimensions: W72 × D72 × H74 cm. £99 from johnlewis.com
Antigua Painted Wood Bistro Set – fold-away wooden garden table and 2 chairs with a white and blue painted finish. £99.99 (plus delivery charge of £3.99) from very.co.uk
3 Piece Mosaic Bistro Patio Garden Furniture Set – a black metal table with a bold mosaic patterned top plus 2 chairs with the pattern repeated on the backrests. Table dimensions: 60 cm diameter × 72 cm high. amazon.co.uk
Dante Garden Bistro Table – a synthetic woven willow table with a tempered glass top. The chairs are sold separately. Table dimensions: 70 cm diameter × 75 cm high. £127 + £96 for each chair from johnlewis.com
Rio Rattan Bistro Set – contemporary table and two chairs with grey-painted metal frames and woven rattan seats. £249.99 (plus delivery charge of £19.99) from very.co.uk
Cane Bistro Set – a small round table with a pair of wide frame chairs, finished with a light-coloured rattan weave. £199.99 (plus delivery charge of £3.99) from very.co.uk
Ala Mesh Garden Table and Chairs Bistro Set – an uber contemporary design with a circular metal table and two chairs with mesh seats and backrests, finished with a bronze coloured coating. Chair: W58 × D58 × H86; Table: 60 cm diameter × 72 cm high. £319 from johnlewis.com
4 Seasons Outdoor Valentine High Back Garden Bistro Set – a luxury bistro set featuring a pair of woven wicker armchairs complete with cushions and a circular glass-topped table. Chair: W68 × D74 × H95; Table: 75 cm diameter × 76 cm high. £899 from johnlewis.com