Inexpensive, incredibly convenient, very portable and oh so practical – These picnic backpacks for two will change the way you think about picnics.
Whether it’s a romantic beach picnic for two, a summer concert in the park, or a hiking picnic for two, a picnic backpack has everything you need in one tidy, portable and stylish bag.
Forget your picnic tote or hamper. For those who like to picnic on the go or love the idea of quick and easy impromptu picnics, picnic backpacks have you covered.
We are always looking for tips to create the perfect picnic so have rounded up five of the best picnic backpacks for two on Amazon to help you find the best picnic set to suit your budget and picnic-style. (Remember, Prime members can enjoy free or expedited shipping benefits, including anyone who signs up for a free 30-day trial).
Each of these selections is thoughtfully designed with everything you need for a beautiful picnic without unnecessary or cumbersome extras. Each bag is much more than just a cooler backpack, they include complete dining sets (cutlery, plates, glasses, bottle openers and more) stored conveniently into dedicated compartments. Thermal insulation keeps your picnic food hot or cold depending on what’s on the menu.
There is plenty of room for your favourite picnic food as well as dedicated wine cooler storage. Some have picnic blankets included; others are available with optional extras so you only get what you need. We have rounded up the Best Waterproof Picnic Blankets here which may help you decide what you need.
Now, there’s no reason not to enjoy an alfresco feast whenever the fancy takes you. Picnicking is a whole lot more portable with these gorgeous picnic backpack sets, which is why we also included them in our picnic gift guide edition.
5 Best Picnic Backpacks for 2 Reviews
The Greenfield Super Deluxe Picnic Backpack For 2 is our top choice and what we use. It is a beautifully fitted out picnic backpack with everything you could possibly need for a picnic for two. It is also our top pick in the best picnic backpacks for 4 people in the Super Deluxe version.
The bag has a full set of quality table wear with all the little things you need for a very portable picnic. All accessories are crafted from the finest quality materials ensuring they are practical, durable and stylish.
The plates are high quality melamine, cutlery is 300 series stainless steel with ergonomic plastic handles, and the wooden cutting board from Bamboo. The optional flask and mugs are high quality brushed stainless steel for a durable and stylish finish. There are also thoughtful touches such as a tidy bag and bottle stopper included.
There is a generous amount of space for food in the IceTech+ lined compartments which will keep food cold or hot for 5-7 hours. The side wine and bottle holders are also lined with IceTech+ technology, which uses four layers of premium materials to guard against heat penetration.
A beautifully finished and well thought out picnic backpack, it has a beautiful classic design and best of all, is practical.
The Greenfield Picnic Backpack for 2 can be bought as standard Picnic Backpack for Two People, the Greenfield Collection Deluxe model or the Super Deluxe model which includes mugs, thermos flask, storage containers and picnic blanket attachment.
It can also be bought in the Greenfield Collection Super Deluxe with Matching Picnic Blanket
It is available in four colours: Forest Green, Midnight Blue and Mulberry Red. Weight: 5.6 lbs
- High quality bag and accessories
- Stylish classic design
- Has all the accessories you need for any style of picnic
- Plenty of room
- Able to choose which model according to the accessories you want
- High quality cooling capacity for food and drinks
- It is a little heavier and bulkier than some other two person picnic backpacks, especially the Super Deluxe
- Does not come with a blanket as standard although does include a table cloth with matching napkins.
The bag itself, which has padded, adjustable straps is very durable so will be suitable for lots of rugged outdoor activity. There are also additional zippered pockets for small personal items such as phone and keys.
The Picnic at Ascot for 2 has the basic picnic essentials in a classic design – 9″ melamine plates, napkins, stainless steel flatware, acrylic wine glasses, hardwood cheese board, cheese knife, combination corkscrew, wooden spill proof salt & pepper shakers, and a fleece blanket.
While the included blanket is a nice touch, it is a little on the small side and does not have a waterproof backing. There is a detachable wine holder & Thermal Shield insulated cooler compartment in the rear, to keep food at the perfect temperature.
Lightweight ( 4.59 lbs) and easy to carry, the ergonomic design is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts but maintains a classic picnic design.
It comes in 9 different colour and design combinations from Black with Lonon Plaid to Navy with Gingham or Olive Tweed.
- Lightweight and ergonomic for hiking picnics
- The thermal food compartment is a good size
- Lots of colour and design combinations
- Some people find the table wear, plates etc could be of better quality
- Blanket is a bit thin with no waterproof backing
- Unjustifiably more expensive than the Greenfield Collection Deluxe
A popular 2 person picnic backpack in the lightweight budget range the Apollo Walker Picnic Backpack is ideal for those who want a quality picnic set at a cheaper price.
Weighing only 4.85 lbs, the Apollo Walker picnic set boasts a picnic food storage compartment 15% bigger than other picnic backpacks with premium insulation lining to keep food cool or warm longer.
It also features a detachable bottle holder which will hold a flask or bottle of wine keeping it cool at the same time.
Also included is a fleece picnic blanket which has a waterproof PEVA backing and fits rolled into a dedicated holder on the side so is easy to carry. The blanket measures 45.3 x 53.1 inches which some claim to be too small, although it is meant as a set for two only.
The set includes all the basic picnic accessories for two: Stainless steel cutlery, plastic plates, cotton napkins, wine glasses, cheese/butter knife, bottle opener, salt & pepper shakers & plastic chopping board.
The Apollo Walker Backpack for two comes in 3 colour and design combinations. Depending on the colour you choose, the configuration of the bag may differ from front to side openings.
- Cutlery & plates are dishwasher safe
- Large food storage compartments
- Padded straps for comfort
- Good value for money
- Light weight
- Lacks some of the aesthetic design features of some other picnic sets
- Plates and glasses are lightweight plastic so not as good quality as melamine
- It is a budget set so may not be a long lasting or durable as some of the others
Weighing only 3.84 lbs; the ALLCAMP picnic backpack is the lightest in our list and one of the sturdiest bags in the budget range.
The picnic set has everything you need – stainless steel cutlery set, plastic dinner plates, plastic wine glasses, cotton napkins, salt & pepper shakers, cheese knife, a plastic chopping board, and bottle opener.
The separate cooler compartment keeps food fresh or hot and prevents picnic food from being squashed.
A detachable side wine cooler will hold a wine bottle or flask. The durable backpack has padded straps for comfortable carrying and has two external zip pockets for additional personal items.
All in all, this bag is a solid picnic backpack in the budget range, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts as well as casual picnickers.
Comes in green only.
- Most lightweight picnic backpack
- Sturdy bag design
- Large picnic mat with waterproof backing
- Great value for money in the budget range
- Picnic plates and glasses are plastic so not as durable as melamine and acrylic which is expected of a budget set
- Only comes in one colour design
One of the more streamline and stylish designs of all the picnic backpacks featured. The ALLCAMP two-person picnic backpack set may not suit hiking picnic enthusiasts but is perfect for all kinds of alfresco occasions.
The classic Oxford grey finish and top opening compartment give the bag a clean urban look while still offering all the practicalities for perfect picnics.
The bag features a sturdy centre opening cooler compartment, which makes it easy to access food items. The zip opening has a metal coil sewn into the seam which creates a more stable and overall more sturdy functionality. There is also an internal, detachable wine holder/section.
The outer pocket holds a complete picnic service set including stainless steel cutlery, 9″ plastic dinner plates (BPA-Free), cotton napkins, plastic wine glasses, salt & pepper shakers, small plastic cutting board, cheese/butter knife, bottle opener.
Included is a matching Oxford 45×53 inch picnic mat which features PVE waterproof backing and spill-proof top to avoid stains. Simply wipe with a damp cloth the clean any spills.
The picnic blanket also folds flat into a dedicated rear pocket for ease of carrying.
Soft PE cotton in the shoulder straps make it comfortable to carry and weighing in at only 4.94 lbs, it’s not the lightest in the range but won’t weigh you down.
- Nice stylish urban design
- Large cooler compartment for food and drinks
- Wide fish mouth opening for ease of access
- Reinforced opening for added stability
- A sturdy, stylish, and quality bag in the budget line
- No external zip pockets for personal items such as keys etc.
- Some find the picnic mat a little heavy
- Picnic table wear is not of the highest quality but in line with other budget bags
- Wouldn’t rely on the claims of no leak lining when using ice instead of ice bricks.