9 Grown up Man Cave Essentials That Don’t Say “Frat House”

Every grown up man deserves a space that he can call his own and just relax. Whether he enjoys this space by himself in the garage, or with a bunch of friends in his basement, it should reflect his unique tastes and personality. The purpose of a man cave is to showcase your prized belongings in one incredible room.

Whether you are looking for fresh man cave ideas to update your space or you’re just starting the process of building the ultimate man cave, there’s a ton of man cave decor that won’t have your space looking like a college frat house. So read on below to check out our top grown up man cave essentials.

Upgrade Your Bar Area

Upgrading your bar area is one reliable man cave idea. Some of these items will save you money over the long term or will make your bar classier. Meanwhile, others may be either conversation pieces, or they’ll just look cool!

Whiskey Rocks

SPARQ Whiskey Rocks, Small, Grey, Set of 12

If you are tired of continually purchasing ice or are looking to save some extra cash, whiskey rocks add a nice touch to a man cave. These items will keep all your drinks at a cool temperature, and they can easily be reused.

These rocks will chill drinks like spirits and whisky without diluting them with water. The set comes with 12 stones (natural soapstone), and all you need to do is freeze them for four hours prior to use.

They can also be used to cool hot beverages. You can, additionally, microwave them. They have no sharp edges, so they won’t scratch any barware. They don’t have any odor, they’re non-porous, they leave no aftertaste/taste, and they’re food safe.

Cuisine Prefer Pro Stainless Steel Bartender Set

Cocktail Shaker- Mixed Drinks Set Martini Mixer with Bottle Opener Jigger Shot Glass Strainer

This is an all-in-one bartending kit that looks very classy in any bar. It will allow you to make the perfect cocktails very easily. This set will allow users to mix drinks like a professional. It is easy to store, as all the pieces can get stored in the rack until it’s time for drinks to be made.

This bartending set comes with a shaker, bottle opener, strainer, jigger, corkscrew, and tong. It is made from stainless steel so that it is durable and for quick cleaning.

ThermoElectric Cooler and Warmer

AstroAI Mini Fridge, 9 Liter/12 Can Compact Refrigerators AC/DC Sincare Fridge Portable Mother's Day Gift Thermoelectric Cooler and Warmer for Skincare, Foods, Bedroom, Black

While it might not be the biggest fridge, it can still hold a six pack of beer, and then some. Best yet, you can take it anywhere.

The fridge holds 12-ounce cans, 20-ounce soda bottles/cans, and a variety of food. It cools food up to 32°F and keeps items warm up to 150°F. The two temperature settings create versatility when you are travelling or at home.

It has a very small footprint and can be stored right under an end table or in the corner of your basement man cave. The fridge comes with two outlets that allow users to plug it into a wall or a cigarette lighter. It is also quiet and eco-friendly.


group of happy friends watching movie in cinema

Do you want something a bit different other than the standard flatscreen television set and setting up a surround sound that may cut in and out? Are you looking to update your chairs (or maybe they got a little stained)? Here are some ideas to spruce up the space and some of them are indeed portable.

Fangor WiFi Projector

WiFi Projector, Native 1080P Full HD Video Projector, Bluetooth Projector, FANGOR 7500L/250 Display/ Contrast 8000: 1 Theater Movie Projector with Wireless Mirror to Smart Phone/pad/Android Phones

This projector can connect with both iOS systems and Android phones. This LED projector is 70% brighter than similar ones. It interfaces with VGA/HDMI, AV, VGA, and even 3.5 mm. It has Bluetooth technology that enables you to connect with a PC, gaming consoles, and laptops.

It has a built-in surround sound stereo speaker. Plus, with the Bluetooth capabilities, you can easily connect wirelessly to other devices.

Samsung LED TV

SAMSUNG 32-inch Class LED Smart FHD TV 1080P (UN32N5300AFXZA, 2018 Model)

This 32-inch flatscreen television has a full HD 1080 resolution. It has twice the clarity of a standard high-definition screen. This television is a smart TV, so entertainment is delivered easier, more intelligently, and faster than its competitors. Streaming services are easily accessible with this television.

It comes with enhanced contrast and has a more true-to-life picture. The quad core processor offers a fluid browsing experience.

Xbox Series S

Xbox Series S

This product will be in stock very soon and is currently available for pre-ordering. The Xbox Series S ranks as a No.1 seller on Amazon in terms of gaming systems. It allows users to access entertainment such as YouTube, Netflix, and more through the system. Plus, you can play 100 games immediately with the one-month Xbox Game Pass trial.

Customers can watch 4K Blu-ray movies and stream 4K video on the most popular streaming apps available. People can join in the game no matter where they are located. It is also compatible with Xbox 1 games and accessories.

The console itself has a smaller footprint and is the sleekest yet to be produced. It delivers performance and speed.

DOSS Bluetooth Speaker

Bluetooth Speakers, DOSS SoundBox Touch Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers with 12W HD Sound and Bass, IPX5 Waterproof, 20H Playtime,Touch Control, Handsfree, Speakers for Home,Outdoor,Travel-Black

This Bluetooth speaker has superior sound. It boasts 12 watts of full stereo with dual high-performance drivers. The touch controls increase the mood and energy in the room. It allows you to change tracks, effortlessly pair, and increase/decrease volume easily.

It is water-resistant, portable, and users can enjoy up to 20 hours of playtime. Not only are the batteries rechargeable, but this speaker also comes with a micro-USB cable.

Games, Anyone?

Maybe having a game room as a man cave is more your style. From poker to blackjack, to a pingpong table or a pool table, to even a dart board, you can usually find something in a micro format for smaller rooms to full size for more spacious quarters.

Poker Chip Set

Da Vinci Professional Casino Del Sol Poker Chips Set with Case (Set of 500), 11.5gm, with Upgraded Case, 2 Decks of Playing Cards, Cut Cards and Dealer Buttons

This is a complete set with four colors, two standard decks of cards, and poker buttons for Texas Hold-em. You can engage in multiple games with this set, including blackjack.

When you are done, everything packs up neatly and can be easily stored.

Phigolf Mobile and Home Smart Golf Simulator

Phigolf Mobile and Home Smart Golf Game Simulator with Swing Stick - WGT Edition

This is a virtual reality version of playing golf at home. It allows you to go online and play with other people. It allows people to play WGT all in your home and is quite lifelike. The system comes with a golf club that acts as a simulator while playing golf. You can select a three-hole, nine-hole, or full course.

You can see the speed of your ball and the trajectory, making you feel as if you really are on the golf course.

All these ideas are a great way to update your man cave into a more sophisticated area for either you or your friends to enjoy. You can spend hours competing with players from across the globe in golf or watching James Bond in the comfort of your own man cave. What you do and how you design it is purely up to your imagination.

These ideas will transport your man cave out of the frat house mentality into the perfect adult man cave. Whether you are a gamer, love watching movies theater-style, or you just want to chill at the bar with your buddies, there will be something to take your style from the college glory days to the acceptable yet retro adult phase.

So, where will your personal style lead you? What will you choose to upgrade today?