Like this island idea with raised bar and lights underneath. Possibly use on dining room of island for a couple of stools and on opposite side for appliances to be hiddrn (toaster, blender, coffee maker)
Small bar ideas like 10 items that can be a bar when you need one. See how furniture can be used as a liquid cabinet or wet bar when you don't have extra room in your home for a bar. For more small space entertaining ideas go to Domino.
Simple Patio Decorating Ideas: Throw Pillows and Spray Paint