Raising the Bar - 7 essential pieces for your home bar

Le Coucou New York by Roman & Williams beautiful chic eclectic bar ideas

Spruce up your home bar and WOW your guests with these seven chic and practical decorating ideas.

1. The vintage bar cart

Vintage bar cart with ice bucket

The essential accessory for any home bar is a drinks trolley. Make sure it is well stocked with your favorite spirits, mixers, garnishes and glassware.

Round French bar cart mid century on casters two shelves

Round French bar cart

A rectangular lucite bar cart makes a chic choice, with plenty of storage space it will fit snugly against a wall.

Acrylic plexiglass bar cart with copper accessories chich home bar

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 Our French Lucite bar cart

2. Keep your cool

An ice bucket is an accessory that you can have fun with and express your personal style. Whether it be branded, in the shape of a tropical pineapple, or a classic design, we have something for every taste. 

Vintage champagne bucket ice bucket french wine bubbly

Vintage French large champagne bucket ice bucket with rams head

Our large Vintage Champagne bucket dates to the 1960's

French oak wine barrel ice bucket beer wine champagne for sale

For a larger group, a wine barrel or harvest tub is a rustic and fun way to keep your drinks cold and easily accessible. 

French harvest barrel with handles ice bucket wine barrel for sale

Our French oak harvest tub

Vintage French ice bucket pineapple gold 1970's mid century modern bar accessories

Our vintage French pineapple ice buckets

3. Bottle it up

French bottle tree porcupine party decor

Tired of the pile up of glass bottles while you're entertaining? Store them on your French bottle tree as you go ready for recycling.

French bottle tree porcupine large for sale

Our vintage French bottle tree

Vintage french wine bottle carrier

Use a vintage bottle carrier to display and replenish drinks.

1920's french wine bottle carrier rustic modern farmhouse decor cellar

A French wine bottle carrier is from the 1920's

4. French flair

Giant candlesticks and demijohn bottles chic home bar

Use decor pieces that are evocative of  the world renowned French wine regions. 

Big dame jeanne demijohn glass wine bottle french for sale green

 A handblown Demijohn bottle

Wine bar with demijohns upcycled as stunning lights

A mass of demijohn bottles converted into a stunning light installation in this contemporary bar.

5. After sunset

Le Coucou New York Designed by Roman & Williams chandelier lustre eclectic design

Keep the party going with mood lighting - candelabras, candlesticks and lustres create a fun and moody atmosphere

Solid bronze french candelabras pair for sale

Our pair of weighty solid bronze candelabras

French crystal chandelier

Our 19th century solid bronze lustre

6. Party Animals

Wall mounted animals make a fantastic statement in any cellar, they are the perfect decor to channel the moody bar vibe.

French cast iron bulls head wall mount for sale

Our solid cast iron bulls head looks fabulous wall mounted and loves a party

7. Avoid the hangover

Use vintage bottles to serve water for a fun touch and to keep the wine theme rolling, and your guests feeling fresh!

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Our embossed vintage beer and lemonade bottles

Silver peanut container italian mid century modern bar accessories christmas gift for men

Offer nibbles in a fun Italian peanut-shaped container

 Vintage champagne bucket filled with roses


For more inspiration explore our Bar Accessories collection.

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