Serving Platters & Plates

Impress your guests with a modern serving platter or serving plate from Harris Scarfe. Shop serving plates & serving platters in various sizes & styles!

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Serving platters and plates are large, flat dishes designed to hold and present food items for serving. They come in a variety of materials, shapes, and sizes, catering to different types of cuisines and serving needs. Serving platters and plates are essential components of any dining experience, adding style and functionality to your table setting. Explore our collection of wooden, ceramic, stoneware and melamine serving platters and plates that are sure to become trusty companions for mealtime.


What Can I Use Serving Platters & Plates For?

These large, flat dishes are designed to hold and present a variety of foods, including meats, cheeses, fruits, and vegetables. They're ideal for serving family-style meals, buffets, or hors d'oeuvres at parties and gatherings.

Serving platters & plates are most often used for (but not limited to):

  1. Entertaining Guests: Use serving platters and plates to showcase appetisers, cheeses, charcuterie, or desserts when entertaining guests at home.
  2. Holiday Dinners: Serve roasted meats, vegetables, or side dishes on large serving platters during holiday dinners or festive occasions.
  3. Buffet-style Meals: Arrange a variety of dishes on different serving platters and plates for buffet-style meals, allowing guests to help themselves to their favourites.
  4. Outdoor Dining: Whether it's a barbecue, picnic, or garden party, serving platters and plates are perfect for outdoor dining, providing a stylish way to serve food al fresco.

Serving Platters & Plates - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a serving tray and a platter?

A serving tray typically has raised edges and handles for carrying, making it suitable for serving drinks or appetisers. In contrast, a serving platter is a flat dish used for presenting and serving food items.


How many serving platters should you have?

The number of serving platters you need depends on the size of your gatherings and the variety of dishes you serve. It's good to have a few versatile options in different sizes and materials to accommodate various serving needs.


What is the difference between a charger and a serving plate?

A charger, also known as a service plate, is a decorative plate used as a base for other dinnerware during formal dining occasions. A serving plate, on the other hand, is a functional dish used to serve food directly to guests.


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Explore our range online or visit our stores to discover top-quality serveware that stands the test of time against daily use. Shop now for the perfect additions to your tableware collection.