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Here at Appleby&Co we believe that Australians should be outside making the most of our blissful weather year-round and our vast range of outdoor furniture sets will have you doing just that and more. Discover the diverse and affordable outdoor furniture sets at Appleby&Co. Outdoor furniture set helps you make any outdoor area look stunning and comfortable for your family and friends.

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Host The Best BBQ Ever: Appleby & Co’s Tips For Styling Your Outdoor Dining Sets

No matter what time of the year it is, all Australians love a good barbecue. If you’re looking to leave your guests speechless next time you host at your house, you’ve come to the right place. Appleby & Co have been helping Australians make the most of their outdoor spaces since 2010, and we have plenty of tips and tricks up our sleeves to help you host an incredible barbecue. One of the simplest ways to impress your guests and hold an unforgettable lunch is to choose the right outdoor dining sets and style it perfectly. Follow our tips and your next barbecue is sure to be one your friends and family will never forget.

10 Piece Garden Lounge Set with Cushions Poly Rattan Black

Choosing The Perfect Patio Set

If you’re shopping for a brand new outdoor table set, you’ll want to make sure you buy one your family can enjoy for many years to come. Here are a few things to keep in mind to help you pick the perfect patio set. 

  • Make sure you pick the right sized patio set. Not only will you need to factor in the size of your outdoor entertaining space, but you’ll also need to consider how many people will be using it regularly. Will your family be eating dinner on your outdoor table set a couple of times a week, or will you only be using it for a few barbecues over the summer?


  • Consider materials carefully. If you’ll be storing your outdoor table set inside when not in use, you have the freedom to choose sets made from more delicate materials. However, if your patio set will be sitting outside during rain, hail, or shine, you need to look at outdoor dining sets made from longer-lasting materials like stainless steel or timber. 

  • Choose something that ties in with the house. You don’t want your outdoor table set to stand out like a sore thumb. Ideally, you want your outdoor entertainment area to blend seamlessly with the inside areas of your home. If your home uses steel and concrete finishes, consider a patio set that matches that aesthetic. 

Only buy what you think you’ll use. If you usually only have 4-6 people over for dinner or drinks, there’s no need to buy an enormous 12-seater outdoor patio set. Utilise your space by filling it with useful items rather than outdoor furniture that will never be touched.

Finishing Touches To Impress Your Guests 


Once you’ve picked the perfect patio set, you’ll need to get a few finishing touches to make your outdoor entertaining space look incredible. 


  • Rugs. Floor coverings are so underrated when it comes to styling an outdoor entertainment space; however, they can tie everything together beautifully. You can either use one larger outdoor rug or play around with a mix-match of eclectic, small rugs. 

  • Cushions. Cushions are a great way to blend the indoor/outdoor alfresco space, and they’re also a fantastic way to play with colour and texture. 

  • Tableware. While you can use the same crockery for your patio set as you would for every other dinner, you may choose to have a particular set specifically for entertaining outdoors. Hand-thrown clay and stone dinner sets are elegant, easy to tie into any colour palette and blur the line between indoor and outdoor dining. 

  • Plants. Gorgeous potted plants add a welcome splash of greenery and colour to any outdoor setting, regardless of the colour palette. If you have a Hamptons style outdoor table set, decorate with some neat hydrangeas or if you’re going for a tropical atmosphere, embrace the parlour palms!

  • Lamps. Whether you’re using floodlights, citronella lamps, or outdoor heaters, it’s a good idea to have ample lighting outside for summer dinner parties. 

(Source: Kayra Sercan on Unsplash) Mixing and matching rugs creates a warm, inviting atmosphere.
(Source: Ibrahim Boran on Unsplash) Beautiful tableware and dinnerware can transform any outdoor space.

Why Are More People Choosing Appleby & Co For Outdoor Dining Sets

There’s a reason why the name Appleby & Co is synonymous with stylish and comfortable outdoor living. 

  • We deliver anywhere in Australia for free. That’s right; we have a $0 shipping fee to 95% of Australia and offer highly competitive rates to regional and rural areas. Plus, we have next-day dispatch so you’ll be able to host your dream barbecue a whole lot sooner.

  • We have an unmatched range of high-quality products. No matter what you need to create your ideal living space, you’ll be able to find it at Appleby & Co. We’re proud of our extensive range of products, and we’re dedicated to offering the best value without compromising on quality.

  • We offer flexibility. Looking to buy an outdoor table set but don’t want to dip into your savings? Appleby & Co have flexible payment options, so you can pay upfront with debit, credit, or PayPal, or you can pay in 4 instalments using AfterPay or ZipPay. 

  • If you’re not happy, we’ll take the items back. In the unlikely event that you’re not satisfied with your purchase or there’s something wrong with it, you have 14 days to return the item for your money back. 

  • We prioritise customer service. Above all else, we’re committed to ensuring our customers are delighted with their purchase and experience. We have plenty of helpful information about our business, returns, payment options, and products online, but in the event you can’t find what you need, we urge our customers to reach out and contact us.

When You’re Looking For Outdoor Dining Sets, Choose Appleby & Co


Since 2010, Appleby & Co have been bringing Australian shoppers home, garden, and lifestyle products from some of the best brands and manufacturers worldwide. We’re 100% Aussie-owned and operated, and we are entirely committed to providing our customers with the highest quality products for the lowest prices without compromising on quality or service. At Appleby & Co, it’s our passion to help people from all over Australia create the homes and gardens of their dreams without having to break the bank. If you’d like to check out our wide range of premium-quality outdoor dining sets, head to our website today