If you’ve been mulling the idea over for some time, then perhaps you’ve yet to settle on a design for that downstairs bar that’s going to give you years of enjoyment. That’s what we’re here to correct. On this list, you’re going find finished basement bars that run the gamut of styles and sizes. Some of them are as opulent as the fanciest bar you’ve ever been to, and others are utilitarian but enjoyable all the same.
So, come check out these 22 finished basement bars, and see if you can find some inspiration for your own! Even if you don’t, we’re sure you’ll enjoy talking a look at all of these watering holes. After all, what’s cooler than a bar in your basement?
The stone that makes up this finished basement bar gives the space a beautiful look and blends nicely with the fireplace.
2. Copper, Granite and Wood
The combination of beautiful wood grain, granite countertops and the copper overhead gives this basement bar a beautiful look.
3. Tile Floors
Here, tile floors have been positioned in front of the bar to ensure that spilled drinks don’t ruin the carpet.
4. Glass-Front Cabinets
This all-wood bar achieves a distinctive look thanks to the glass-front cabinets that are overhead.
If you have a home theater in your basement, you’ll want your full-service bar nearby, especially when football Sundays come around!
Tucking your basement bar into a space like this will help to ensure you maximize floor space in the basement overall.
7. Wine Cabinet
Why lay up on a small wine fridge when you can add a full wine cabinet to your finished basement bar?
With arches overhead and a bridge, this basement bar has some serious professional appeal.
9. Wine Room
Those who like to sample numerous fine vintages will find a lot to like about the design of this basement bar.
A curved countertop like this will ensure that the conversation is always flowing at your basement bar.
11. Blending In
Changing it’s flooring from carpet to concrete, this basement bar / kitchen blends in perfectly with the space overall.
12. Visual Interest
There’s a lot of visual interest generated by this finished basement with bar thanks to its ceiling.
13. Deep Green
The deep green accents of this stone basement bar are a beautiful touch that adds some serious class.
Need a place to watch the games on Sunday? Make sure you put a television behind the bar, then!
15. Rumpus Room
Planning on hosting a lot of people at your finished basement bar? Then consider adding bar tables like you see here.
For those who want their basement bars to have personality, why not try a lighting solution like you see here?
If space is at a premium in your finished basement, you can go for a tight L-shaped bar like this.
The leather booth of this finished basement bar is a really awesome touch, giving the space a pub-like look.
In trying to add some charm to your finished basement bar, try looking at different backsplash solutions.
Having a two-level countertop will give you a space for mixing drinks and a space for drinking drinks.
21. Go Crazy
While many will keep their basement bars traditional, you can always go for a unique style if you want to!
22. The Sky Is The Limit!
When designing your basement bar, think of the watering hole you wish existed in the world and make it. You’ll never regret it!