9 Traditional Style Bar Stools – What Is A Traditional Bar Stools & Will It Match My Current Decor

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If you like the traditional style and you’re on the look out for a bar stool then you are in for a treat with the following 9 traditional style bar stools. The good thing about the traditionally styled bar stools is that while they are obviously designed for the more tradition home design, or farmhouse, or wooden type decor they actually blend in nicely with even modern interior designs.

What is a traditional bar stool?

A tradition bar stool usually has four legs base and they mostly don’t have adjustable height and go well with the traditional wooden kitchens and home designs, as well as retro/rustic interiors. Traditionally made of different types of woods with leather/microfiber seating in brownish color.

With that in mind let’s take a look at our 9 traditional style bar stools which are all available for purchase online from Amazon. In fact, every bar stool below rates 4 stars or higher from paying customers so every stool is highly regarded…


Bar Height Stool With Wire Brush Style Seat

Make your home feel like summer year-round with the Myrtle bar and counter stool. The sedge weave over seat gives your home a beach-house vibe. Additionally, the Myrtle bar and counter stool features a metal kick plate. Available in mahogany and wire-brush finish. Recommended for residential use only…

Boraam 76929 Myrtle Bar Height Stool, 29-Inch, Wire Brush
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Solid Hardwood Bar Height Swivel Stool

This beautifully constructed swivel stool is the perfect addition to your home. The plush black seat embellished with genuine brass nail heads simply oozes sophistication. It is inevitable that the Cordova will compliment any style kitchen, basement, game room, or bar.

Composed of solid hardwood and engineered to perfection. Each leg has a strategic flare design that provides durability and balance to those who sit. The high-density foam encased with bonded leather on the seat issue the maximum level of comfort.

Additionally, the steel swivel plate features full ball bearing designs for an effortless three hundred and sixty degree turn. Manufactured with precise attention to detail, the Cordova embodies features that are most important when searching for furniture seating; durability, comfort and style. Performance tested by the leading testing facilities that are recognizable worldwide, purchasing this stool is a smart choice and a wise investment…

Boraam 33229 Cordova Bar Height Swivel Stool, 29-Inch, Cherry
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Black Square Leg Bar Stool Set of 2

The set comes with 2 bar stools which is an essential piece to any household. It’s a stylish black color at 29″ tall and comes fully assembled. Solid wood in black finish…

Winsome 29-Inch Square Leg Bar Stool, Black, Set of 2
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Backless Swivel Bar Stool Old Steel Finish with Faux Brown Leather

The Hillsdale backless swivel bar stool features sweeping interlocking circles, intricate complimentary castings and elegantly curved legs. Finished in a dynamic old steel with distressed brown faux leather 360 degree swivel seats.

Traditional backless bar stool with decorative cast accents and curved legs. Metal finished in old steel with distressed faux brown leather seats…

Hillsdale Montello Backless Swivel Bar Stool, Old Steel Finish with Faux Brown Leather
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Swivel Bar Stool Scroll Backrest with Real Wood Accent Old Steel Finish Set of 2

The Monarch is an elegant bar stool that features an elaborate scroll backrest design with a solid, brown leatherette seat cushion. This bar stool has an old steel finish that is reminiscent of a traditional bar style.

The seat smoothly rotates with a 360 degree swivel, as it sits atop beautifully curved legs. In addition, it is ideal for a bar, kitchen or dining room…

Kira Home Monarch I 30" Swivel Bar Stool, Brown Leatherette Seat Cushion, Scroll Backrest with Real Wood Accent, Old Steel Finish, Set of 2
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Detailed Bar Stool Weathered Oak with Linen Fabric (2 Pack)

Solid wood frame; 100% polyester linen-color fabric; antique nickel nailhead trim. Bar-height stools perfect for a traditional or modern farmhouse space. Set of 2 traditional stools with square seats and handsome nickel nailhead detailing…

Ravenna Home Ferris Nailhead Wood Detailed Bar Stool, 29.3"H, Weathered Oak with Linen Fabric (2 Pack)
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Tall Bar Chair Round Wooden Bar Stool

This vintage bar chair is perfect for bars, restaurants, kitchens, living room offices, entertainment venues, cafes and more. The bar chair is well suited to your existing decor. Comfortable afternoon, warm sunshine, slightly bitter coffee, companionship of family or friends, spend the afternoon leisure time…

Ameiqa Bar Stool, Tall Bar Chair Round Wooden Bar Stools with Metal Frame Pub Dining Height Stools, Vintage Pub Seat 27.5 Inch Kitchen Bar Stools, Retro Wood Top Chair for Restaurant, Bar, Home
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Swivel Ladder Back Bar Stool

Solid wood frame with faux leather seat. Bar-height stool with chair back and 360 degree swivel. A traditional wood swivel bar stool with simple ladder back and dark brown faux leather seat…

Ravenna Home Rosalind Swivel Ladder Back Bar Stool, 43.6"H, Cherry
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Cream Fabric Scroll Back Swivel Bar Stool

Traditional swivel barstool from the Oliver collection by the 55 Downing Street™ brand of designer furniture.

Get a gorgeous upgrade for your kitchen or vanity area with this swivel barstool from the Oliver collection. It features a vintage white finish over a rubberwood frame with elaborate hand-carved details. The cream padded upholstered seat is decorated with a satin nailhead trim, and offers a full 360-degree swivel…

Oliver 30" Cream Fabric Scroll Back Swivel Bar Stool - 55 Downing Street
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You may also be interested in our feature article: Different Types of Bar Stools for Home


Some facts about traditional bar stools…

Are Tradition Bar Stools Comfortable?

The old style traditional bar stool has a wooden seat which would not be comfortable for long term sitting. However most tradition bar stools made these days have cushion seats and are much more comfortable. As a rule of thumb stools with backs are more comfortable than backless bar stools.

How Do You Choose A Traditional Bar Stool?

The answer is how long is a piece a string. What I mean by that is no one can decide what is best for you. Priority of course is to make sure you select a stool that is the right height for where you want to go. Everything else is personal preference…

Do you want it to match your current decor? Will it make a good statement piece even if it doesn’t match? What style do you like? Will people only be sitting on it for short burst of time? If so comfort is less a factor. At the end of the day once you have the height right go with your gut – the traditional bar stool that catches your eyes is the one for you.

Hopefully we have helped you in your decision making for purchasing a traditional style bar stool.

Happy Shopping!