Looking for some great bar stools with backs for your new kitchen?
Then this is the post for you. I’m sharing my 11 favourite bar stools with backs that look amazing, feel comfy and support your back!
With more people now working from home and spending long periods of time sitting at their laptops, having a bar stool with good back support is a must.
Even if you’re just doing a quick bit of web browsing whilst sat at your kitchen island. Having a comfortable and supportive bar stool can make all the difference.
That’t why this post is focusing on bar stools with backs!
Before you fall in love with a bar stool (and especially before you buy!), however, make sure to measure the space you have available. Check the overall height, seat height and width of the bar stools so you know they will fit comfortably in your kitchen.
Top tip: As a general rule for bar stool seating space, you want to allow 50cm – 60cm per person sat at a breakfast bar.
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Dimensions: H100cm x W55cm x D48cm
These gorgeous grey upholstered bar stools are constructed with a metal frame, wooden legs and a padded seat.
The soft grey seat combined with the light beech legs give this bar stool that classic clean Scandinavian look. It’s also available in beige, but it’s the grey I like the most!
Customers said that these stools are very comfortable to sit at. Just double-check your dimensions as these stools come up a little taller than others.
Check Availability on Amazon: HOMCOM Upholstered Bar Stools
Dimensions: H96.5cm x W38.5cm x D33cm
These stylish and very affordable set of bar stools are made from a well-padded, soft and breathable faux leather seats with a solid wood leg frame.
Each leg has a non-slip and anti-scratch rubber under its feet, perfect to protect that new kitchen flooring.
With good back support and a metal footrest, these Scandi inspired bar stools not only look great but are comfortable to sit in.
Hardly surprising they get very highly rated!
Check Availability on Amazon: WOLTU Bar Stools
Dimensions: H(85-107)cm W40cm x D42cm
These sleek black barstools from SONGMICS are a fantastic budget-friendly choice.
With a 22cm height adjustment available and 360° rotation, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect position for your countertop.
Praised for its well-padded seat, comfortable footrest and breathable yet supportive mesh fabric backrest. Affordable, stylish and supportive!
Check Availability on Amazon: SONGMICS Black Bar Stool
Dimensions: H83cm W43cm x D47cm
Who knew oak could be so modern? The Edelweiss bar stools from Made perfectly combine traditional wood with modern iron features. Despite being made from plywood with an oak veneer, the reviews note the stools’ sturdiness as well as their beautiful design. A winner on all fronts.
Check Availability on MADE: Edelweiss Bar Stools (Set of 2)
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Dimensions: H 105cm x W 43cm x D 43cm
These industrial style bar stools are made from an all-metal frame with foot and backrest along with a solid wood seat.
The backrest offers more support if sitting for long periods and the addition of rubber pads on the legs helps to prevent any scratches on your floor.
Customers like the look, ease to put together and sturdy construction.
Check Availability on Amazon: Marko Furniture Industrial Bar Stool
Dimensions: H87cm W56cm x D51cm
This beautiful and very comfortable bar stool is made from slim oak legs with a curved back and a cushioned seat.
Available in a two-tone grey or an aqua blue upholstered finish. This well made bar stool brings a touch of Scandi and sophistication to any kitchen.
Check Availability on MADE: Lule Bar Stool
Dimensions: H58-79cm (to seat) W43cm x D43cm
With a minimalist and modern design, these budget-friendly bar stools will complement almost any kitchen style.
An ergonomically designed seat and backrest help relieve pressure and provide a comfortable sitting experience.
While the adjustable seat height and 360˚ swivelling are perfect to suit various sitting positon.
Check Availability on Amazon: YOUNIKE Modern BarStools
Dimensions: H106cm W52cm x D46cm
Elegant and moody. The ETTA bar stool is upholstered in a durable, soft blue velvet with black metal legs and a crossbar to rest your feet on.
While the slightly scooped seat and curved back are designed with support and comfort in mind. Perfect for long evenings entertaining or simply a comfortable perch for your morning coffee.
Check Availability on Habitat: ETTA Bar Stool
Dimensions: H106cm W52cm x D46cm
Add a touch of luxury and indulgence to your kitchen with the Adeline bar stool from MADE.
With its gorgeous pine green velvet upholstered cushioned seat and curved back it’s sure to add that wow factor to any kitchen seating area.
Supported by its elegant metal legs in a beautiful brass finish with a crossbar footrest, it’s not only stunning but supportive too!
Check Availability on MADE: Adeline Bar Stool
Dimensions: H84-106cm x W38cm x D38cm
These height-adjustable and 360° swivel bar stools are a great budget option.
Constructed with a well-padded cushioned seat and backrest made from breathable Faux Leather. These bar stools also feature a solid chrome steel frame with a non-slip & anti-scratch rubber ring under the base to protect your floor from scratches.
Available in white or grey so you can find the perfect match for your kitchen.
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Anthracite Grey Fabric Bar Chair
Dimensions: H102cm x W43cm x D49cm
This modern grey fabric bar chair is made from a metal (wood effect) frame with a foam-filled fabric seat.
With a comfortable seat and supportive backrest, this bar stool is ideal if you spend lots of time sitting at your breakfast bar. The addition of a footrest makes it even more relaxed to sit at.
Check Availability on Maison Du Monde: Anthracite Grey Fabric Bar Chair
There you have it! 11 of my favourite bar stools with backs.
Whether you’re upgrading your existing bar stools and want something with a little more support. Or you’re looking for some comfortable options for your brand new kitchen, these are some great bar stools to choose from.
Just remember – before you fall in love, grab the tape measure! Measure once, search once, buy once.