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Top 10 most popular outdoor kitchen projects

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An outdoor kitchen can make it easier to cook and serve delicious barbecue meals while socialising with your friends and family. 


Bunnings Workshop members have shared many terrific ways to create and update their outdoor kitchens.

Here are the top 10 most popular outdoor kitchen projects on Workshop by pageviews. Outdoor kitchen with built-in barbecueOutdoor kitchen with built-in barbecue


1. Outdoor kitchen with built-in barbecue by @darryl7 

Darryl created a comprehensive outdoor kitchen when he completed a new deck, complete with custom cabinetry, pizza oven and built-in barbecue.


2. Outdoor kitchen with Merbau feature wall by @weekenddiyer 

Built in one weekend, this outdoor kitchen includes a vertical garden feature wall feature.


3. Alfresco extension with outdoor kitchen and deck by @funksoulbro1 

Paul created a practical and attractive space by extending this alfresco area to include an outdoor kitchen complete with a rangehood and barbecue. 


4. Outdoor kitchen with deck and pergola by @raymao268 

While updating their outdoor entertaining area, Workshop member Ray built a half-wall and cabinets for the outdoor kitchen. Alfresco extension with outdoor kitchen and deckAlfresco extension with outdoor kitchen and deck


5. Outdoor entertaining area servery by @craftyhopper 

Leanne used Acacia Project Panels to create a large food preparation area and a dedicated space for her fridge.


6. Outdoor kitchen with pizza oven and rangehoods by @Christos 

Building this outdoor kitchen provided more room for gathering with friends and family and a great place to cook.


7. Outdoor kitchen with sink and cladding by @jmagnayon 

A simple yet stylish outdoor kitchen built for under $1300. 


8. Outdoor kitchen using workshop cabinets by @TerryD 

Terry cleverly utilised garage storage cabinetry to add storage and bench space in his outdoor kitchen.Rustic entertaining area with built-in barbecueRustic entertaining area with built-in barbecue


9. Rustic entertaining area with built-in barbecue by @sideshowmatt 

With a Viking theme and recycled materials, Workshop member sideshowmatt added character to this rustic outdoor entertaining space.


10. Outdoor kitchen makeover with pizza oven by @jeffjen 

An updated outdoor kitchen provides a shaded entertaining area with a separate poolside barbecue area.


How to build an outdoor kitchen

The Bunnings team has shared several guides on designing and updating your outdoor kitchen, including How to design an outdoor kitchen and How to tile an outdoor splashbackRob's mobile kitchen islandRob's mobile kitchen island

Experienced Workshop member Rob @Peggers has also shared How to build a mobile kitchen island for your outdoor kitchen or barbecue area.


More inspiration for your outdoor kitchen project

Bunnings Workshop members have shared many other terrific outdoor kitchen projects, including an outdoor entertaining kitchenette by @DIYgals Lauren and Sarah.


There's also plenty of inspiration in Barbecue stands and bench ideas and our Top 10 most popular outdoor projects shared by the clever and creative Bunnings Workshop community.



Last updated: November 2023


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