Forget a giant TV or roaring fireplace—a well-stocked bar is the most important focal point of any respectable living room. While many of us make do with a simple Ikea bar cart or bookshelf piled high with cocktail books and bartending tools, others with a real passion for home bartending (and a disposable income with which to support it) go all out. Here are 15 home bars we fantasize about owning every night in our booze-soaked dreams.
Into nautical imbibing? This bar would be right at home on Cape Cod—or aboard a yacht.
This discreet drinks station is open for business.
This light and airy San Diego bar is #goals.
Black lacquer and red liqueur make an eye-popping pair.
In our bar dreams: hutch edition.
Feeling these jungle vibes.
Is this what home bar heaven looks like?
A basement pub is the best cure for a long day.
Clean lines, minimal distractions and all the Gimlets.
Bottles as far (and high) as the eye can see.
Keep your precious liquor in the confines of this bungalow bar.
Don’t mess with sports bars when the game is on—build your own Cubs cave.
An extra corner transformed into a temperature controlled wine cellar.
No need to get up. This bar has couch-side service.