Serving Bowls

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Serving bowls - a dining table essential. Often overlooked, these versatile vessels play a crucial role in presenting and serving an array of dishes, from salads and sides to pasta and desserts.


What do you serve in a serving bowl?

The beauty of serving bowls lies in their versatility. They're perfect for serving a wide range of dishes, including:

  • Serving Bowls for Salads: Whether it's a fresh garden salad or a hearty pasta salad, serving bowls provide ample space to toss and serve your greens.
  • Serving Bowls for Sides: From mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables to rice and coleslaw, serving bowls are ideal for showcasing your delicious side dishes.
  • Serving Bowls for Pasta and Noodles: Serve up your favourite pasta dishes or Asian noodle creations in style with spacious serving bowls.
  • Serving Bowls for Desserts: Indulge your sweet tooth with decadent desserts like fruit salad, trifle, or ice cream served in elegant dessert bowls.

But serving bowls aren't just limited to food - get creative and use them to display fresh flowers as a stunning centrepiece or to hold snacks during gatherings.


5 Serveware Must-Haves:

  1. Serving Bowls & Condiment Dishes: Perfect for serving salads, sides, and condiments, these versatile bowls are a must-have for any dining table.
  2. Sauce Dishes: Ideal for dipping sauces, dressings, and gravies, sauce dishes add a touch of elegance to any meal.
  3. Butter Dishes: Keep your butter fresh and easily accessible with a stylish butter dish, perfect for breakfast or dinner parties.
  4. Sugar & Creamer Dishes: Elevate your tea or coffee service with elegant sugar and creamer dishes, essential for any afternoon tea or brunch.
  5. Gravy Boats: Serve gravy and sauces with ease using a classic gravy boat, a must-have for Sunday roasts and festive dinners.

Serving Bowls - FAQ's

What is a good size for a serving bowl?

Choosing the right size serving bowl is crucial for a well-prepared table. Consider the number of guests and the type of dish you'll be serving when selecting your bowl size. Here's a quick guide:

  • Small: Around 15 to 20 centimetres in diameter, perfect for individual servings or side dishes.
  • Medium: Ranging from 25 to 30 centimetres, ideal for salads, pasta dishes, or serving a few portions of side dishes.
  • Large: Approximately 35 to 40 centimetres, great for family-sized portions of salads, pastas, or main dishes.

How many serving bowls should I have?

It's recommended to have at least three to four serving bowls in various sizes to accommodate different dishes. However, the number may vary based on your dining habits and the size of your gatherings.


What material is best for serving bowls?

Serving bowls are available in various materials, including ceramic, glass, porcelain, and stainless steel. Ceramic and porcelain bowls are durable and versatile, while glass bowls are elegant and easy to clean. Choose the material that best suits your needs and preferences.


Shop with Harris Scarfe for Premium Servingware

Ready to upgrade your dining experience? Explore our collection of serving bowls and premium servingware online or visit our stores to discover top brands such as Maxwell & Williams and Soren. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or enjoying a casual meal with family, Harris Scarfe has everything you need to make every dining occasion special.