10 stunning dinner plates to up your dinner party game instantly.
Dressing our dinner tables to the nines has never been more popular, as can be seen by the tablescaping trend all over our Instagram feeds right now.
But although picking out chic tapered candles in a range of colours and some stylish table linens (as well as a vase with dried flowers as a centrepiece, of course) is all important to get your dinner table looking it’s best, we think its’ important to start with the basics.
After all, what’s a dinner table with no dinner plates? As much as we love decor, we probably love food just that little bit more.
So, here we’ve hand-selected a curation of utterly gorgeous dinner plates in a mixture of hues, shapes and sizes to wow the guests at your next dinner party. With lots of small, independent brands and handmade styles, you’re bound to find something special.
Irregular stoneware plate
This neutral toned dinner dish has been created with a uniquely irregular shape and deliberately uneven hue.
Cabbage dinner plate
Bordallo Pinheiro’s cabbage dinner plate has become a cult-classic for interiors magpies who love its quirky design.
It’s inspired by Portuguese culture and rustic dining traditions and intricately hand-painted.
Edge Plate 035
This glimmering plate is perfect for your dining table, either as a centrepiece or to frame a dinner plate which can be placed on top of it.
Sleek and modern, it’s an eye-catching finishing touch.
Floral stoneware plate
This floral-inspired plate is hand-thrown from ceramic materials, giving it a one-of-a-kind feel.
It’s designed to highlight the beauty of earthen neutral simplicity, which we love.
Tamegroute side plate
We adore the rich, deep green colour of this plate, which is handmade in the Moroccan village of Tamegroute.
Each piece is slightly different, and their little bumps and changes in colour is what makes them special.
Multicoloured flower plate
It would look beautiful on your dinner table or even hanging up on the wall.
Mandala dinner plate, set of four
This durable Mandala stoneware collection is crafted in Portugal and finished with a transparent cream glaze.
It’s a timeless look, which would look sumptuous paired with off-white, washed linen napkins and beeswax candles.
Shell porcelain side plate
The Il Viaggio di Nettuno collection designed by Luke Edward Hall and Richard Ginori is what every eccentric, design-lead table needs.
Pieces follow an oceanic, mythical-inspired theme and are made in Italy with a green Greco border, gold edges and a printed shell in the centre.
Wisteria dinner plate
These beautiful stoneware dishes are decorated with aplethora of blue shades and handcrafted in Portugal.
The neutral-toned rim adds an effective contrast and each plate is unique.
Multicolour stripe melamine dinner plate
This cute plate is great for the dinner table or taking on a picnic, especially as it’s virtually unbreakable!
This fun, playful pattern is bound to put a smile on the face of your diners.
Images: Zara Home / courtesy of brands
Megan Murray is a senior digital writer for stylist.co.uk, who enjoys writing about homeware (particularly candles), travel, food trends, restaurants and all the wonderful things London has to offer.