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Outdoor Wicker Patio Furniture Sets


When looking for furniture for your entertaining or eating in your rooms outside of your home, look at one of these Outdoor Wicker Patio Furniture Sets for a solution.  Each will take up a different size of space or fill a different seating or dining need in an outdoor space.

You first need to decide what you are using your resin wicker patio furniture for, how many people will use it at a time, what style will fit in the space available, what style of resin wicker you will choose.  Make a checklist for yourself before you get too far into this journey and make a purchase of a patio furniture set that does not meet your needs and space.

I will list each style and give you a little background and let you decide what fits best for your patio furniture needs.


Better Homes and Gardens Outdoor Wicker Patio Furniture SetsConversation sets


Conversation Sets will normally have a love seat, two chairs, and a coffee table.  Chairs can have motion or be straight-legged.   The love seat will normally seat two people with comfort.  The coffee table can be exchanged for a rectangular fire pit in some sets, the Hanover collection has many examples.

Finishes of the resin wicker can be from just a backing of the seats to full wicker arms and sides of the tables.  The set shown here has just light wicker details.

This type of patio furniture will need at least an 8-foot square patio area for the best results.  Smaller areas will be crowded and you may not find it very comfortable.  For more information on other resin wicker conversation sets available, see my additional articles here.



  • Seating for four
  • Can be purchased with fire pit table
  • Fits most 8-foot square patio areas


  • Cushions will need storage
  • Glass top tables may break
  • Firepit sets can be expensive





Baner Gardens Outdoor Wicker Patio Furniture SetsSectional sets


Sectional sets will allow the most seating arrangements.  Most will have seating for five or more people.  Some will have each seating position in a different piece so that you can put your seating around the table or ottoman in any position.  These sets offer the greatest versability in any outdoor patio furniture.

The coffee table is offered on some, with ottomans on others. You will have to look at the collection as each will have its own design.  I like the ottoman as you can use it for extra seating or just resting your feet after a long day at work.

This set will require a larger space than most and some will require a space larger than 10-foot square.  The advantage of this type of set is the ability to set it up as you need for your guests.

The Banner Gardens example that is shown here is one of the examples of sectional patio furniture.  See some more details of the Banner Gardens sectional furniture here in my post.



  • Can be rearranged in different settings
  • Can offer small storage areas
  • Can get a table or ottomans included in sets


  • Needs a large space to not be crowded
  • Cushions will need a storage solution



Piper Ridge Outdoor Wicker Patio Furniture SetsBistro sets


For smaller patio areas like a balcony or builders grade deck, a bistro set may be the best fit.  You will still get a table big enough for a small meal and drink, normally about 20 inches across.  Two chairs that are included in this style can be had with motion or just straight legs.

I have a bistro set on my deck at the lake and we use it for coffee in the morning, snacks during the day and meals that are small like sandwiches.  This does not have the room to put a meal out to grab out of dishes or pots, you must fix your plate elsewhere and just eat at this style of table.

If you have that small space and want dining for two, the bistro set will work well for you.  For more examples of resin wicker bistro sets, see my post here.



  • Great for dining in small areas for two
  • Chairs can offer a motion for longer-term sitting
  • Can fit on balconies or small decks


  • Only a small meal will fit on the table
  • Cushions will need storage



BH & G Colebrook Outdoor Wicker Patio Furniture SetsChat sets


A chat set is very similar to a bistro set, the big difference is the size of the table.  The table for a chat set is normally smaller in size about 18 inches tall and 18 to 20 inches across, not big enough for plates and drinks.  This makes this style better suited for casual conversation and a cool drink.

The two chairs can be purchased with many styles, swivel, rockers or the more elegant sets will have an ottoman for each chair.

The table in some sets can be replaced with a fire pit, this would be for an area that has a much larger area.  For more of my information on resin wicker chat sets, see my articles here.



  • Great for a conversation area
  • Table for drinks and snacks
  • Fits smaller patio areas


  • Table too small for a plate and drink for two
  • Cushions will need a storage solution
  • Motion chairs will need a larger area



Azalea Ridge Outdoor Wicker Patio Furniture SetsDining sets


If you want a dining space in your patio area dining set with seating for four or more will do.   A large table, normally at least 48 inches across some larger, will allow you to set your meal on the table and your guests will be able to serve and get seconds without leaving the table.

Seating for four will be a small dining set, with sets going up to seating for eight.  This is a great way to set up a dining room in your outdoor area.  I have a dining set in a small paver patio in my back yard, we do eat in this area sometimes when the weather is nice.

Most larger tables will have a hole for a patio umbrella for shade when the sun is hot, I have several articles about patio umbrellas here.  Most needs for shade in this area will be dictated by the outside area and the amount of sun it gets when you are outside.

Have an area close to your indoor or outdoor kitchen and you want to eat outside, a dining set will be a great choice.  For more information on my site on dining sets, follow this link.


  • Seating and table big enough for four to eat
  • Will need a bigger area 8 by 8 foot or larger
  • Can offer movement in chairs


  • Not a great place for just sitting and having a conversation
  • Cushions will need storage when not in use
  • Need a larger area than bistro sets



What style of resin wicker patio furniture will work for you

Make a list of your needs first when choosing your style of Outdoor Wicker Patio Furniture Sets.  Follow the checklist below for more help in choosing the right set for your outdoor space.

  1. How large is your area
  2. How many people will you seat
  3. Dining or chat area
  4. Do you need or want furniture with heat
  5. Do you need storage in your furniture
  6. Will you need a storage solution for cushions
  7. What style of resin wicker fits your style

Use this list as a starting point for looking for the right patio set for you.  Thanks for reading my information in this article.

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