The 10 Best Cast Aluminum Patio Furniture

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in December of 2017. Make the most of your patio, deck, or sunroom with a set of durable cast aluminum furniture. The material is sturdy enough to stand up to the harshest of elements and will look elegant for decades, yet it is lighter than iron, so it's easier to move. Our selection includes plenty of designs in different sizes and configurations that will suit any budget and match any existing backyard decor. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Darlee St. Cruz

2. Christopher Knight Home Odena

3. Oakland Living Bistro Set

Editor's Notes

November 25, 2020:

In today’s update we rounded out the list a bit more by adding in the Darlee Elisabeth Chaise Lounge, which come in a set of two that are each outfitted with sesame-colored polyester cushions and two wheels for portability. Like some of the others on the list, these chaise lounges feature an elegant antique bronze finish and a whimsical lattice seat design. Their durable stainless steel hardware holds up well to the elements, and the nylon covers on the feet will help protect the surface of your patio or deck. The TheWorldOfPatio Grand Tuscany 7 Piece also comes on board, and is a convenient solution for anyone looking for a table and chairs along with a built-in, easy-to-use propane fire pit. Included are six chairs with Sunbrella linen cushions, and the 52-inch tabletop has a removable cover that can convert it into a standard table when you don't have a fire going. This sturdy set features a rust-resistant construction and conveniently requires very little assembly. To make room for today’s two new additions, we removed the Darlee Ocean View, which is currently unavailable, as well as the Christopher Knight Home Hallandale, which is highly similar to the Christopher Knight Home Odena, other than the shape of the table.

We also moved the Darlee St. Cruz into a more prominent spot on the list, as it has a lot to offer in terms of comfort and durability. It boasts a spacious tabletop with a 30-inch removable lazy Susan, and eight chairs with orange cushions that add a splash of color to your deck or patio environment. For a similar enough set, but smaller, check out the Christopher Knight Home Odena, which comes with four chairs and a sturdy square table. It's coated to stand up to the elements well, which makes it suitable for poolside placement. It won’t likely scratch the ground or floor it’s placed upon, thanks to the protective covering on the feet.

September 19, 2019:

Cast aluminum is one of the most popular materials for outdoor furniture. It’s known for being lightweight, yet strong, and easy to clean. It is pricey compared to wood and steel alternatives, but a quality set can last for decades. As our list reflects, sets come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Add in a fire pit table, and you’ve got yourself a comfortable backyard setup that’s ideal for entertaining or just kicking back after a long day of work.

Coming on board is the Christopher Knight Home Odena, which you’ll enjoy for years, thanks to its weatherproof build, which also makes it great for poolside placement. Its handsome hammered bronze finish is neutral enough to match any decor to which you add it, and its anti-scratch bottom material will help to protect your flooring if you decide to move it around. It’s easy to assemble and is backed by a 30-day warranty.

The Coastlink Furniture Nevada makes it way off of the list, as it is unavailable at this time.

Special Honors

Avery Swivel Lounge Chair Featuring a design reminiscent of the age-old iron gates in Europe, this cast aluminum chair is made with hand-filed welds, a powder-coated finish, and acrylic cushions that are designed to stand up to harsh weather. It features a smooth, 360-degree swivel mechanism and is coated in white, with your choice of solid, striped, or patterned cushions. frontgate.com

Ethan Allen Biscayne This collection features comfortable club chairs and a rectangular table to accommodate a party of up to six people. Its cast aluminum base can be coated in your finish of choice, and you can also select from a variety of cushion colors, including both solids and patterns. Matching accessories and other pieces are sold separately, including a nine-foot umbrella with a base, dining chairs and armchairs, and an ottoman. ethanallen.com

4. Darlee Elisabeth Chaise Lounge

5. TheWorldOfPatio Grand Tuscany 7 Piece

6. Sunnydaze Outdoor Bench

7. TheWorldOfPatio Elizabeth Set

8. Crosley Furniture Sedona

9. Christopher Knight Home Haitian

10. Hanover Traditions 9-Piece


Karen Bennett
Last updated on November 29, 2020 by Karen Bennett

Karen Bennett lives in Chicago with her family, and when she’s not writing, she can usually be found practicing yoga or cheering on her kids at soccer games. She holds a master’s degree in journalism and a bachelor’s in English, and her writing has been published in various local newspapers, as well as “The Cheat Sheet,” “Illinois Legal Times,” and “USA Today.” She has also written search engine news page headlines and worked as a product manager for a digital marketing company. Her expertise is in literature, nonfiction, textbooks, home products, kids' games and toys, hardware, teaching accessories, and art materials.


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