Memorable evenings call for a memorable setting. Whether hosting an evening with friends filled with sparkling conversation or enjoying a quiet aperitif in the serenity of your own home, a well-designed (and well-stocked) bar has become a must-have for the modern luxury home.
Before sitting back and relaxing with a perfectly mixed drink, the first step we need to take is finding out which bar is the perfect fit for you, your space and your lifestyle. Are you looking to upgrade your dining room with a discreet drinks cabinet? Or looking to fit out your dedicated bar with something that balances sophistication and practicality for the ultimate at-home speakeasy?
Our range of bar furniture has been designed with flexibility in mind and the best practices in contemporary entertaining and mixology to give you the perfect at-home bar experience.
Choosing your own home bar need not be daunting, this guide will examine exactly what your needs are and pair them with one of our beautifully made pieces. Allow us to help bring your decision into focus, and source the ultimate home bar for you from Davidson London.
First things first, what kind of space will be hosting your home bar? If you’re looking to furnish your space with a statement bar that has excellent storage and compartments galore, then one of our larger fitted bars for example, check out our Vesper Home Bar or The Collins Cocktail Cabinet & Cellar both making for a show-stopping piece.
However, if your space demands a little more flexibility and slightly less heft, our freestanding Galaxy Drinks Cabinet is less than half the size of the Vesper Home Bar, but still with plenty of room for your preferred tipple. Perfect for a smaller home, or an entertainer on the move.
Are you partial to a glass of champagne or lightly chilled Beaujolais at the end – or middle – of the day? Both the Vesper Home Bar and The Collins Cocktail Cabinet & Cellar have dedicated wings that can be fitted with wine coolers to ensure your bottle collection is stored at the perfect temperature.
Or what could feel more right than heading to the library and pouring yourself a drop of single-malt Whiskey at the end of a long day from your Galaxy Drinks Cabinet? Its smaller size and freestanding nature allow you to turn any room of your choice into a functioning bar.
Incorporating an elegant bar into a lively family home is simpler and safer than you think. Our Collins Cocktail Cabinet features discreet pocket doors that can be slid out to cover the central component, keeping adult beverages away from prying eyes and small hands.
If you need a little more flexibility – something understated in the day but makes a statement at night – the Regis Drinks Cabinet does just that. Featuring beautifully crafted doors inlaid with unique marquetry in sycamore pearl, it opens up to reveal an illuminated interior setting the tone for any evening occasion.
If discretion isn’t a priority, opt instead for the stunning Vesper Home Bar, with open LED backlit shelving and an antiqued mirror backing, this statement piece provides a beautiful central focus to design your home bar around.
Are you a social butterfly with a passion for hosting? The Vesper Home Bar and Collins Cocktail Collection are complete with a wealth of purpose-designed shelves and drawers to easily contain a selection of glassware, spirits and bar paraphernalia to cater for sparking gatherings with ease.
Segmented, flock-lined drawers make for safe and practical storage with an opulent feel, and allow you to keep a wide range and number of glasses and bottles close at hand, so any last-minute requests for that complicated cocktail need not inspire dread.
Is your space dark and delicious, or bright and open? Our Collins Cocktail Cabinet exterior is crafted in sycamore black and pearl with brushed brass detailing, the perfect sleek addition to an at-home speakeasy.
Or if your space demands a lighter touch, our Vesper Home Bar is available in a Shadow Grey Anegre finish. Bright and modern, this finish would fit beautifully in a light, serene setting. Finally, if you’re looking for something slightly more compact, but without compromising on bold design, look no further than our Galaxy and Regis Drinks Cabinets. The Galaxy features breathtaking hand-carved liquid bronze panels that catch the light beautifully, and the Regis is finished with high gloss quilted black maple with unique marquetry in sycamore pearl.
Alexandra Davidson, Managing Director