12 Dinner Party Essentials for the Festive Season

12 Dinner Party Essentials for the Festive Season

‘Tis the season to…bring out your best dinnerware!

With Black Friday just around the corner, getting ready for the year-end festive occasions early does pay off, for both your stress levels and pockets. The big family reunion dishes you’ve labored over deserve an extra sparkle that will bring a smile to the faces of your loved ones and guests. Whether you are a pro or a first-time host, there’s always room for one of these exquisite dinnerware pieces because some are simply too pretty to turn down!

 1. Oval Ceramic Plate With Double Non-Slip Hollow Ear Handles

Oval Ceramic Plate With Double Non-Slip Hollow Ear Handles. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

It’s hard not to do a double take on these absolutely gorgeous ceramic dishes when you’re shopping around for dinnerware. Intricate patterns line these colorful Oval Ceramic Plates With Double Non-Slip Hollow Ear Handles that could potentially hold your comforting Mala Lamb Stew or a small Asam Pedas Ikan (Spicy Tamarind Fish) perfectly. As they are deeper than ordinary plates, they can be used for a variety of dry and moist dishes from your Beancurd Prawn Roll to your Delicious Seafood Cheese Baked Rice while impressing your guests with their beautiful designs. It’s hard to go wrong with this versatile set that has won over the hearts of many customers!

2. BANFANG Nordic Style Ceramic Dish Set

BANFANG Nordic Style Ceramic Dish Set. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

If you’ve just moved in to a new apartment or lack a matching set of dishes, these BANFANG Nordic Style Ceramic Dishes will set things right without the hassle of sourcing and finding matching bowls and plates. This set comes in a smooth Matte Glaze and a range of calming colors that are suitable for all occasions while adding a touch of modern elegance to your dinner table. Choose the set to match your household or party needs, and they will hold your soups, salads and mains alike with ease.

3. Konco PVC Decorative Round Placemat

Konco PVC Decorative Round Placemat. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

Keep your precious dinner table spotless with these Konco PVC Decorative Round Placemats that come in subtly festive metallic colors. Placemats are a decorative lifesaver when it comes to messy dishes like Singapore Chili Crab and Roti Jala and Chicken Curry, preventing stains from accumulating on your dinner or buffet table.

4. Vococal 11pcs Nonstick Silicone Utensils Set with Wooden Handles

Nonstick Silicone Utensils Set with Wooden Handles. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

With large parties or dinners, it’s easy to run out of serving utensils when you’ve pastas, mains, soups, snacks and desserts to dish out! This Vococal Utensils Set covers all bases for dinner parties, with a pasta ladle for your Kimchi Cream Pasta, useful tongs for snacks like Japanese Prawn Fritters with Shiso & Salted Plum and strainers for steamboat dinners.

5. 125pcs Disposable Dinnerware Party Supplies

Disposable Dinnerware Party Supplies. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

Let’s face it – it’s not easy as a home chef to plan, prep, cook and wash up for a huge dinner party. Leave those ceramic dishes and glasses in the cupboard and opt for a fuss-free Disposable Dinnerware Party Set instead – it’s definitely bright and shiny enough for all special occasions. The cups are big enough to hold punch or some decadent Bubur Cha Cha, while dinner and dessert plates make serving out your Sweet Potato Curried Cottage Pie and Thai Tea Boba Blondies a breeze.

6. Nordic Ceramic Dish with Wooden Handle

Nordic Ceramic Dish with Wooden Handle. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

For bigger, gravy heavy dishes that may be too hot to handle in a bowl, this functional Nordic Ceramic Dish with Wooden Handle will add a festive flair to your dinner table while protecting your fingers from scalding when handling a piping hot One-Pan Red Curry Shakshuka or yummylicious Prawn and Pineapple Peranakan Curry. Choose from a range of sizes to fit your household needs and liven up the dinner table setting with these beautiful dishes!

7. Rose Gold Champagne Flutes

Rose Gold Champagne Flutes. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

You don’t need to be a wine lover to appreciate these stylish Rose Gold Champagne Flutes. Concoct a Super Green Capsicum and Apple Juice Booster or refreshing Thai Iced Tea to serve to your guests in these brilliant wine glasses to add pizzazz to any celebrations.

8. Romance Days 3-Layer Dessert Stand

Romance Days 3-Layer Dessert Stand. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

Desserts are already the highlight of many meals, but you can still elevate the presentation of your sweets with this Romance Days 3-Layer Dessert Stand. Fill each layer with delightful tarts or kuehs like Chocolate Ondeh Ondeh and Decadent Creamy Durian Kueh Salat for a luxurious dessert table experience.

9. 6pcs Golden Elk Christmas Napkin Buckles

Golden Elk Christmas Napkin Buckles. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

You don’t need Santa or his reindeers at every corner of your dining room to ring in the holidays. Going subtle with small touches like these Golden Elk Christmas Napkin Buckles livens up the dining table without being overwhelming or cheesy.

10. BANFANG Japanese Style Hand-Painted Ceramic Plate

BANFANG Japanese Style Hand-Painted Ceramic Plate. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

Minimalist design is widely favored in recent years and if you’re a fan, these BANFANG Japanese Style Hand-Painted Ceramic Plates are a creative way to serve up those Christmassy Root Veggies with Pesto or One-Dish Gula Melaka Bread and Butter Pudding without taking the limelight away from your dish. The numerous Zen-style designs all match well with each other, so you can get a pair or a full party’s worth of plates without worrying about color clashes.

11. SWEEJAR Black Handle Cutlery

SWEEJAR Black Handle Cutlery. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

Go a step further to create a super polished dinner party setting with this sophisticated set of cutlery from SWEEJAR. Made from colored stainless steel, this upscale set has everything you need to enjoy noodles, soups and festive mains like One-Pan Roast Duck or Chicken Relleno in style. 

12. Japanese Style Separated Christmas Tree Snack Bowls

Japanese Style Separated Christmas Tree Snack Bowls. Photo: Seller's own/Lazada

We’ve saved our favorite for last with this Japanese Style Separated Christmas Tree Snack Bowls! This is a simple yet ultra functional Christmas set that holds your finger food, like Salted Egg Kale Chips and Curry Leaf Popcorn, or your go-to dips, like McDonald’s Inspired Curry Sauce and Chilli Chocolate Sauce, in little removable bowls that are designed to make it easy for them to be shared and passed around.

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