What’s in a Canteen?

Can I order Single Items?
You can order as many, or as few, items as you wish. You are not committed to purchasing a complete set or range for one or two pieces.
What is your range of Ancillary and Serving pieces?
Our Ancillary and Serving pieces range from the very small cocktail (seafood) forks to the large (American Salad Servers and Punch ladles) encompassing child’s sets, sugar sifter spoons, jam spoons to the more unusual Lobster picks, Jelly spoons and cranberry ladles.
What are the sizes of the sets that you offer?

We offer 44, 60, 62, 84, 88 and 124 size sets. Below we have detailed what pieces constitute a set. However, if there are items which you wish to omit from – or add to – your set then there is no obligation to stay with the suggested items featured in our sets.

Size of set
44
60
62
84
88
124
Table Knives
6
8
6
8
12
12
Dessert Knives
6
8
6
8
12
12
Table Forks
6
8
6
8
12
12
Dessert Forks
6
8
6
8
12
12
Dessert Spoons
6
8
6
8
12
12
Soup Spoons
6
8
6
8
12
12
Table Spoons
2
4
2
4
4
4
Tea Spoons
6
8
6
8
12
12
Coffee Spoons
6
8
12
Fish Eater Forks
6
8
12
Fish Eater Blades
6
8
12

What items of cutlery compose a place setting?

7 Piece Place Setting
10 Piece Place Setting
7 Piece Place Setting
10 Piece Place Setting

There are several place settings in the trade, A set can be known as an English place setting, comprising of seven items, a ten piece place setting, an American place setting and a European place setting. The English place setting comprises of a Table Knife, Table Fork, Soup Spoon, Dessert Knife, Dessert Fork, Dessert Spoon and Tea spoon. The ten piece place setting comprises all the items in the seven piece setting with the addition of a coffee spoon, fish knife and fish fork. The American place setting comprises, table knife, table fork, dessert spoon, salad fork, tea spoon – American size. The European place setting consists of a table knife, table fork, table spoon, dessert spoon, dessert fork and tea spoon.

How big are the Cutlery Items?
To find out the size of each piece of cutlery, visit our ‘Cutlery Sizes’ page.