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Looking to throw a dinner party in style? We've rounded up the very best tableware, including glasses, plates and bowls.

In need of recipe inspiration for your get-together? Choose from our best ever canapés and easy entertaining recipes.

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The best party tableware and accessories

Olmo light blue dinner set

This beautiful speckled stoneware set in icy pale blue features four dinnerplates, bowls and side plates. Enjoy everything from displaying canapés, cheeses or a large, centrepiece dessert like our chocolate meringue Mont Blanc cake to pineapple & ginger pavlova to comforting scoops of sausage, kale and gnocchi one-pot.

Available from Habitat (£30)

16-piece Manhattan brushed gold cutlery set

This modern, brushed gold cutlery set will add an elegant festive edge to your dinner table.

Available in-store at M&S (£49.50)

Dipped glass champagne flutes

Raise a toast at Christmas or New Year with these elegant, hand-blown champagne flutes with copper-gold detail.

Available from Not on the High Street (£32)

Recipes for entertaining

Festive drinks recipes
Christmas canapé recipes
New Year's Eve menu
New Year's Eve dinner ideas


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