Leather Counter Stools: A Stylish Addition to Your Kitchen
Your living room may be the center of your social gatherings, but the kitchen is where family bonds are strengthened over home-cooked meals, laughter is shared during coffee breaks, and memories are made.
That's why choosing the perfect seating for your kitchen is so important. Counter stools can transform your kitchen from a place you simply cook into a warm, welcoming space for gathering. Leather counter stools in particular add a refined yet relaxed vibe, perfect for casual meals or impromptu get-togethers with friends.
Leather counter stools come in a variety of styles to match any kitchen aesthetic. Sleek, modern stools in black or white leather create an urban feel. Classic saddle-style stools in rich brown leather provide a traditional, rustic look. Upholstered stools with nailhead trim offer an elegant touch. Whatever your decor, there's a leather stool to complement it.
Beyond aesthetics, leather is simply a smart choice for counter stools. It’s durable and stain-resistant, making it ideal for the daily wear-and-tear of a kitchen. Leather is easy to clean – just wipe spills right off. It also becomes suppler and more comfortable over time.
Ultimately, leather counter stools create a warm vibe that invites you and guests to pull up a seat and stay awhile. They become a favorite spot to enjoy a meal or chat over coffee.
When selecting stools, consider the differences between bar stools and counter stools. Bar stools are typically taller, with a seat height around 29-32 inches. This allows them to line up with the height of a bar or high-top table. Counter stools are shorter, with a standard seat height of 23-28 inches. This allows them to fit properly at a counter or island. Decide which seat height works best for your space and needs. Taller bar stool heights are great for entertaining spaces. Shorter counter stool heights may be more practical for long periods of sitting during meals and feel more appropriate for standard-height counters.
Also consider genuine leather versus faux leather. Genuine leather has a luxurious feel that improves with age, and is extremely durable. Faux leather is uniform in appearance, with a subtle shine, and is more affordable. However, it can crack over time. Weigh the pros and cons of each when choosing your new leather counter stools.
Best Counter Stools For Sale
Choosing the best leather counter stools for your home comes down to personal style, budget, and space. Here are some of our favorite leather counter stools to consider - any of these picks are sure to become favorite spots in your home for years to come.
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Abel Leather Counter Stool (Set of 2)
These brown leather counter stools add luxury, comfort and timeless style to kitchen islands. Available in sets of two, they suit minimalist aesthetic and family-style dining needs alike. Each counter stool measures 18.5" W x 26.8" H x 13" D and features top-grain leather seats and slim legs. Choose from two colors: Caramel or Warm Taupe.
Dorielle Transitional Faux Leather Counter Stool (Set of 2)
Combining style and functionality, these faux leather counter stools are a great addition to any kitchen, dining room or entertainment area. Measuring 18.5'' W x 34'' H x 21'' D (with a seat height of 24 inches), these stools are upholstered in brown leather and include a convenient footrest.
Brown Bela 24" Counter Stool (Set of 3)
This set of three faux leather counter stools brings modern style to any kitchen or dining space. Designed for standard counter height, each stool measures 17'' W x 33.5'' H x 19.75'' D (with a seat height of 24 inches) and features a gently scooped faux leather seat and a low back. Decorative saddle stitching outlines each seat for added visual interest. The stools sit atop slim metal frames with convenient footrests that provide comfort and support. Choose from three color options (Tan, Brown, and Gray) to match your interior decor.
27" Counter Stool (Set of 2)
Another great choice for your kitchen island, work table, or home bar is this set of two brown faux leather counter stools. These backless stools are beautiful, comfortable, and affordable. Measuring 19'' W X 27'' H x 13'' D, each stool features a saddle-shaped double-layered padded seat and double-sided footrest on a black metal frame.
Beau Counter Stool
This leather counter stool makes a modern statement with its backless design. The seat is crafted from aniline-dyed leather for a rich, supple feel. This counter stool measures 16" W x 14" D x 27" H and features oak wood legs and a comfortable metal footrest.
Payton Bar & Counter Stool
Add sophistication and comfort to your kitchen with this mid-century modern faux leather counter stool. This piece measures 16'' W x 36'' H x 19'' D (with a seat height of 25.5 inches) and effortlessly integrates into various settings, including industrial, modern, or eclectic spaces.
The wood legs are available in two colors (black and walnut), while the backrest and seat are upholstered in black faux leather. The metal footrest adds convenience and complements its contemporary style. The curved back provides comfort, allowing you to relax while enjoying a meal or drink.
Rasnick Faux Leather Stools (Set of 4)
These brown faux leather counter stools will look gorgeous in any kitchen. Each stool measures 21.25'' W x 34.64'' H x 21.85'' D (with a seat height of 24 inches) and comes with leg glides to prevent your floor from scratches. The bucket-style seat is wrapped in faux leather upholstery for an inviting, eye-catching look and feel that will impress all your guests. Choose from two sizes (counter stools or bar stools), and multiple color options, such as Brown, Black, Dark Gray, and more.
Wood Counter Stool with Removable Leather Cushion
With its refined yet durable design, this faux leather counter stool offers the perfect seating for everything from casual breakfasts to dinner parties with guests. It features a removable padded cushion upholstered in faux leather, and a painted metal footrest cover for comfortable seating. Measuring 16.9'' W x 24.8'' H x 14'' D, these elegant stools can easily be tucked away under your kitchen counter when not in use.
Nedlands 26" Counter Stool (Set of 2)
These modern counter stools will make a statement in any kitchen or dining space. Measuring 19'' W x 26'' H x 19'' D, each stool features black tapered wood legs and convenient footrests. The backless saddle-style seats are upholstered in faux leather, and the button tufting adds visual interest. Whether gathered around for a quick breakfast or casual cocktails with friends, these counter stools will add modern sophistication to your space.
2 Piece Minda Leather Swivel Counter Stools
Another great option is this set of two swiveling counter stools. With their modern mix of materials and sophisticated design, these stools are sure to elevate your dining space. Each stool measures 19'' W x 29.75'' H X 17.5'' D (with a seat height of 24 inches) and features wood legs with subtle arch and a curved, low back with a half-moon cutout for a contemporary look. The foam-filled cushion, upholstered in faux leather, provides a comfortable seating experience. Choose from six color options the one that suits your home.
Greely Woven Leather Counter Stool
This woven leather counter stool measures 22" W x 39" H x 19" D (with a seat height of 26 inches) and features a solid white oak frame with slightly tapered legs. The aniline dyed leather is artfully wrapped around the frame, creating a sophisticated look. Choose from two finish color options: Putty and Natural.
Klingbeil Bar & Counter Stool (Set of 2)
Blending industrial flair and plush comfort, this set of two faux leather counter stools makes a striking statement. Each stool measures 18'' W x 38.5'' H x 21'' D (with a seat height of 26 inches) and features a padded seat and backrest upholstered in faux leather, accented by decorative topstitching details. The metal legs have integrated footrests for comfort and protective floor glides to prevent your floor from scratches.
With a 300 pound weight capacity per stool, this set provides cozy seating whether enjoying a relaxed morning coffee or gathered around for drinks. Choose from two sizes (counter stool and bar stool) and three colors: Brown, Cappucino, and Gray.
New York Counter Stool
Made in Italy, this luxury leather counter stool blends comfort and sleek contemporary style. It measures 22.4" W x 35.8" H x 21.7" D and features a metal frame with a polished chrome sled base for stability. The wide, gently curved seat and wraparound backrest are upholstered in leather for comfort. The integrated chrome footrest pairs beautifully with the chrome legs and leather upholstery. This counter stool also comes with shockproof plastic runners to protect your floors from scuffs and scratches. Choose from two colors: Black and Optic White.
Bowie Counter & Bar Stool
This leather counter stool features a full backrest and built-in footrest for superior comfort. The seat is upholstered in smooth faux leather with foam cushion filling to keep you relaxed whether enjoying casual meals or conversations with friends. With its classic silhouette and quality materials, this stool brings timeless style to kitchen counters and bar areas. Choose from two sizes (counter stool with 24" seat height or bar stool with 30" seat height) and two colors: Black and Brown.
Upholstered 24" Counter Stool (Set of 2)
Our final pick is this set of two faux leather counter stools. The seat and backrest are wrapped in plush foam and faux leather upholstery for comfort and easy cleaning. Tuck these space-saving stools discreetly under kitchen islands, counters and tables when not in use.
With their simple style and practical design, these stools are ideal for both quick casual meals and lingering conversations with friends. Each stool measures 16'' W x 35'' H x 19'' D, with a seat height (floor to seat) of 24 inches. Choose from four colors (Light Gray, Black, Brown and Dark Blue) the ones that perfectly match your space.