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Which drinks trolley to buy

Published: November 25, 2020 at 5:56 pm

Bring the bar into your living room with these luxe drinks carts, ideal for displaying aperitifs, gins, whisky and more

Looking for a stylish drinks trolley to store your favourite aperitifs, English whiskies and British gins? When you can’t make it to your favourite bar or fancy a cocktail in front of the TV (try our best classic cocktail recipes here), these drinks trollies will be just the ticket. From bold statement pieces to dinky, compact numbers perfect for small spaces, we’ve got you covered.


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Bali Natural Rattan Bar Drinks Trolley, £275, Oliver Bonas

Made with sustainable bamboo, we love the striking circular design and retro 70s vibes of this trolley – perfect for serving disco drinks (make ours a grasshopper or a piña colada, please).

Oliver Bonas Bali Natural Rattan Bar Drinks Trolley

Swoon Lovelace Bar Cart, £399, John Lewis

Inspired by the Art Deco aesthetic of the De La Warr pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea, the pared-back, elegant lines of this bar cart will make it a real focal point in a room. Display your favourite glassware on it.

John Lewis & Partners + Swoon Lovelace Bar Cart

Drinks Trolley, £450, The White Company

An elegantly low-key offering from the White Company, this glass-topped number is spacious enough to hold lots of drinks and would also work as a side table.

Bloomingville Fine Bar Side Table, £249, Amara

With useful handles and a sleek gold aesthetic, this trolley with tempered glass shelves is perfect for serving drinks at a cocktail party – martinis on the move, anyone?

Amara Bloomingville Fine Bar Side Table

Argos Home Chrome and Glass Drinks Trolley, £65, Argos

Use this affordably priced, smart chrome and glass trolley for serving drinks and nibbles by the sofa. Nights in front of the TV never looked so stylish.

Argos Chrome and Glass Drinks Trolley

Hansel Drinks Trolley, £375, Swoon

We love the luxe blend of marble, brass and mango wood in this minimalist drinks trolley, as well as the useful bottle rack underneath so you can stash spirits safely.

Swoon Hansel Drinks Trolley

Brushed Gold Drinks Trolley Table, £125, Ella James

One for smaller homes, this is perfect for storing in a narrow spaces. Use for your favourite bottle of vermouth at aperitivo hour.

Ella James Brushed Gold Trolley Table

Metal Rolling Bar Trolley, £86.99, Amazon

This trolley impressed with its large capacity, with two levels and different racks for glasses and bottles. You could store a sizeable drinks collection here.

Amazon Metal Rolling Bar Trolley

Bar Drinks Trolley, £125, Next

The mirrored shelves and silvery frame of this angular trolley would showcase a set of gin glasses perfectly. Add your favourite gin, garnishes, ice and plenty of tonic and you’ll be G&T ready.

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