It’s officially that time of year again. Dining outdoors is back in action and that means it’s time to freshen up your tabletop necessities for al fresco entertaining. Fortunately, there are thousands of dinnerware collections, glassware collections, and other tabletop-related accessories out there to choose from. Whether you’re traditional with your entertaining style or more contemporary, it’s easy to fit the desired aesthetic you’re aiming to achieve.
Outdoor terrace? Maybe you’d like to consider a sleek and tailored-looking collection of outdoor furniture, china, and tabletop accessories. Beach home? You might want to consider incorporating natural materials, elements, and sea-inspired accessories into the scene.
Lighting can make or break an outdoor dining setting, too. In the evening, it’s nice to have candlelight and even overhead lighting if possible. Traditional candles, hurricanes, and string lights are all solutions to more light on a dark outside table, and they’ll also help set the mood and ambiance.
Need help figuring out some al fresco options? We’ve got you covered! Here, a collection of cool and classic tableware that we think creates the perfect outdoor dining scene.
Towle Wave 42-Piece Flatware Set
An elegant set of flatware goes a long way. This collection designed by Towle will elevate the look of your table setting in seconds.
The Towle Wave 42-Piece Flatware Set is on sale now for $150.
Sloane Decor Collection Hurricane
Available in two different sizes, a grouping of these glass hurricanes from Ralph Lauren Home would be the perfect centerpiece for any outdoor area.
The Sloane Decor Collection Hurricane is on sale now starting at $174.
Ichendorf Tube Glass Pitcher
Minimal with a pop of color, this pitcher designed by Ichendorf at Barneys will bring a contemporary and sleek aesthetic to your tabletop scene.
The Ichendorf Tube Glass Pitcher is on sale now for $28.
Edge Wine Glasses
Available in red and white glasses, as well as a champagne flute, this drink collection by Crate & Barrel has you covered for any wine-drinking scenario. The sleek and minimal set looks expensive but comes at a great price point.
The Edge Wine Glasses are on sale now for $13.
Harrison Serving Bowl
Incorporating a salad bowl that stands out from your tabletop scene is always a smart and fun approach to setting your table. This bowl from Pottery Barn is the perfect option that would work well with almost any dinnerware collection.
The Harrison Serving Bowl is on sale now for $79.
Juliska Indigo Stripe Napkin
We understand not wanting to spend a small fortune on table linens. This design by Juliska at Neiman Marcus offers major summer vibes and comes at a reasonable price.
The Juliska Indigo Stripe Napkin is on sale now for $15.
Brooklyn String Lights
A set of string lights above an outdoor dining space is always fun and charming. This set offered on One Kings Lane comes at a full 168-inch long, perfect for pretty much any space.
The Brooklyn String Lights are on sale now for $159.
Gibson White Elements Hampton Square 42-Piece Set
You can’t go wrong with a clean and tailored-looking collection of dinnerware. This semi-square-styled set for six offered by Macys is a nice option and comes at a steal of a price.
The Gibson White Elements Set is on sale now for $120.