Best drinks cabinet for your living room reviewed 2021
- By: Ashley Saunders
- September 2020
Deciding on the best drinks cabinet for your living room is a tall order. You might enjoy the odd nap cap or want your prized drinks on display when entertaining. However, you don’t want your wine and spirits hidden away in the kitchen.
You might consider that the best drinks cabinet has a theme such as a converted telephone box or a globe that opens to reveal your stash. You might prefer something a little more stylish and chic.
Regardless of your current interior scheme or tastes, and even your budget, we’ve selected a range of the best drinks cabinets currently available.
weeco Wooden Barrel Drinks Cabinet
Organize and store your favourite drinks in the iconic weeco Wooden Barrel Drinks Cabinet. Handcrafted from wood, it will last a long time and age beautifully. It’s superb for adding a hint of nature to any interior.
This barrel bar is ideal for storing whisky, wines, beer, and glasses with space for around 35 to 40 bottles. Measuring 81 cm (h) by 48 cm in diameter, the natural scent and rustic charm will remind you of the countryside, long walks and a refreshing beer in a quaint old tavern!
Equally at home inside, outdoors on a patio or in a man cave, the weeco Wooden Barrel Drinks Cabinet is a fantastic mini-bar.
Cox & Cox Cobble Wine Store Sideboard
More accurately described as a sideboard than a simple drinks cabinet, the Cox & Cox Cobble Wine Store would make for the perfect mini-bar in any living room. Crafted from mango wood with a beautiful brass toned door pulls, it has a lively cobble effect on each of its doors.
The subtle interplay of the various wood grains creates a functional yet naturally beauty piece. You could use the two cupboards to store glasses, small bottles, snacks and even a valve Hi-Fi! And still, have plenty of space to store wine in the centre.
Measuring 68 cm (h) by 147 cm (w) by 45 cm (d), the large top is ideal for family photos, plants, bottles of spirit and other objects. The tapered legs add a contemporary touch, allowing this sideboard to bring chic style to any home.
White Star Telephone Box Drinks Cabinet
If you miss the iconic, vintage red telephone box, then you’ll love this White Star Telephone Box Drinks Cabinet! Craft from solid hardwood, it arrives pre-built and easily slots into any home!
The imposing design measures 201 cm (h) by 79 cm (w) by 45 cm (d) and is complete by a glass-fronted door and mirrored back. Inside there are 5 shelves including 2 wine racks as well as plenty of space for storing spirits, beer bottles and snacks.
A drawer sits in the middle and is ideal for storing bottle openers and other accessories. There’s also plenty of space for glasses with a custom rack at the top. Just imagine how your drinks collection will look in this unique piece. You might even want one for the office!
Cox & Cox Mette Wine Cabinet
The Cox & Cox Mette Wine Cabinet exudes class with its traditional look and craftsmanship on display. Crafted from solid wood, the exterior painted finish of dark blue-grey creates a striking contrast with the pale dove grey interior. As a beautiful freestanding piece, it’s ideal for any dining room.
Standing at 209 cm (h) by 81 cm (w) by 44 cm (d), it’s statuesque silhouette is equally split into three versatile storage spaces. The top features a wooden stemware rack for wine glasses. Directly below this are two deep shelves.
The middle section features an extending table, which slots into the body of the cabinet, allowing for a seamless look. When required, pull it out and use it to mix and pour your drinks.
Below the table is a useful drawer with cup handle hardware, ideal for storing bottle openers and drink mixers. The final section contains a 36 bottle wine rack which is crafted beautifully from wood, allowing you to display your collection safely.
The Mette Wine Cabinet is a superb addition for those who like to entertain or wish to drink in style! The painted finish means no two pieces will be the same. Exclusive to Cox & Cox.
GEEZY Wooden Wine Cabinet
Beautifully hand-crafted, the GEEZY Wooden Wine Cabinet is a superb way to store and display your wine collection using only the minimal space. Crafted from untreated wood, it arrives flat-pack but doesn’t require any tools to assemble.
Its compact freestanding design measures 43 cm (w) by 14 cm (w) by 47 cm (h), easily holds up to 8 wine bottles and 8 wine glasses. The top doubles as a tray allowing you to pour drinks, rest glasses and present snacks.
As bottles are stored horizontally, the cork remains moist and swelled, preventing the wine from unwanted air contact and ensuring the wine keep its flavour.
While it’ll look fantastic in your home, it also makes a superb gift for wine connoisseurs.
HOMECHO White Bar Wine Cabinet
If you’re looking for more of a mini-bar then consider the HOMECHO White Bar Wine Cabinet. It’s elegant yet has plenty of space for bottles, snacks, glasses and accessories.
Crafted from thick particleboard and MDF, it’s sleek design is robust, sturdy and practical. It measures 100 cm (w) by 33 cm (d) by 80 cm (h). The cabinet doors use a high-quality hinge fitting with a soft-close mechanism.
At each end is a sizeable glass-fronted cupboard, which is ideal for storing mugs, glass, snacks and small bottles. A shelf splits this space into two compartments, allowing effective storage of more objects.
The centre section has space for glasses at the top. Below this is storage for 12 standard-sized wine bottles. A handy draw completes this section and is ideal for hiding accessories and smaller items.
Not only does this cabinet helps to organise your drinks, its perfect for hiding clutter, keeping your home clean and tidy. The white veneer and natural wood tone legs create a chic unobtrusive look, ideal for any home.
COSTWAY Globe Drink Cabinet
COSTWAY Globe Drink Cabinet is something a little different that’s a fantastic talking point! With a classic look, this drinks cabinet is also a piece of exquisite art which has space to store wine bottle and glasses. The circular design stands 90 cm high with an external diameter of 47 cm.
The top features a ball design with two parts and an internal diameter of 36 cm. Opening the ball reveals a painting of the heavens, while the outside features an old world map of the Earth. The double-deck design allows you to store bottles in both the ball cabinet as well as the bottom.
Complete with wheels on each foot, moving the unit around is simple. The 3 legs design also makes it balanced. Built using traditional construction methods, it does require assembly. The smooth surface makes it easy to clean and maintain.
The Furniture Outlet Malvern Painted Oak Wine Cabinet
Crafted from Oak & Pine, The Furniture Outlet Malvern Painted Oak Wine Cabinet arrives fully assembled and ready to use. Sporting a contemporary and minimalistic design, it will help you de-clutter and store your wine in style.
Drawing inspiration from Scandinavian-styled furniture, as noted by the thin tapered legs and a slim and sleek top surface. That said, it still retains all the hallmarks and simplicity of Shaker-style furniture.
Measuring 85 cm (w) by 35 cm (d) by 75 cm (h), on the left-hand side is space for 12 wine bottles, and there is a cupboard on the right with a shelf splitting it in two. This cupboard is ideal for storing glasses, small bottle and snacks. The top is ideal for plants, family photos and art.
Organise your wine collection and glass using this classy and sophisticated unit.
SoBuy® Industrial Serving Trolley with Wine Rack
As a fantastic rustic unit, the SoBuy® Industrial Serving Trolley with Wine Rack is ideal if your tight on space or want an easy to move unit.
Measuring 79 cm (w) by 40 cm (d) x 90 cm (d) and able to hold up to 50kg, this trolley features wine rack with space for 4 wine bottles, hanging space for 6 wine glasses and 3 shelves. The top shelf is removable and can double as a food tray.
There’s plenty of space to store all that you need for a mini-bar including snacks, bottles, glasses and accessories.
Made from high-quality MDF with wood effect finish and black powder-coated steel frame. On the bottom, there are 4 swivel castors (2 with brake) for easy movement. You will need to assemble as it comes flat pack.
Cox & Cox Hampton Wine Cabinet
Add a rustic element to your home with this Cox & Cox Hampton Wine Cabinet. As the ideal storage for displaying your favourite wines, the unit features a wide drawer, wine shelf with space for eight bottles and a shuttered cupboard for hiding everything else!
Made from mango and plywood, it measures 96 cm (h) by 92 cm (w) by 40 cm (h). The visible wood grain and gorgeous tones makes this a superb focal point for your kitchen or dining space. There’s even a large top for displaying and storing items.
The Best drinks cabinet for your living room?
As our aim to show you a range of options, picking the Best drinks cabinet for your living room seems like folly.
However, we’re inspired by the Cox & Cox Cobble Wine Store Sideboard, the COSTWAY Globe Drink Cabinet and HOMECHO White Bar Wine Cabinet, which would also make an excellent bedroom coffee station!
There’s plenty of exciting options to store and display your drinks across the price range, allowing you to customise your home even more. This makes choosing the best drinks cabinet for you, easy!