The best cutlery sets – these chic designs are the perfect addition to your table

While you’re hosting, don’t forget to add some of the best cutlery sets to your dining table. These are my favorites across the board, from modern to traditional

A selection of the best cutlery sets
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I love hosting, coming up with new tablescaping ideas is one of my favorite pastimes, and I’m always looking for new ways to elevate my dining table and incorporate interior design trends of the season.

However, while you’re looking for the best spring tablecloths and purchasing colorful glassware to add a touch of playfulness to your spring parties, don’t forget one incredibly important aspect of your dining table to bring personality to the event – the best cutlery sets. 

Your cutlery is the one item guests will use the most, and you want to make sure it fits your aesthetic and serveware appropriately. There are thousands of options available to suit all styles. In terms of shape, you can get anything from minimal lines to exaggerated handles, and the material opportunities are endless too. Here, I round up the best cutlery sets that are available on the market right now.

yellow and white themed spring dining table

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Ideally, you want to purchase one of the best cutlery sets that will speak to your interior design style, be sturdy enough for everyday use, and easy to look after for years to come. 

In order to find the best options for you, I looked at my favorite retailers and took to picking cutlery sets that make a statement, whether that’s a contemporary take on an old design or something simple for more everyday use. I guarantee there’s something to take your hosting to the next level.

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to choosing the best cutlery for your dining table: Style, material, durability, washability, and budget all come to mind, which makes the process of picking just that much harder. However, I looked through tons of options to find you the best ones for hosting the ultimate spring party this season, and you’re bound to find one you (and your guests) will love.

Nikhita Mahtani
Style Editor

Nikhita is the Style Editor for Homes & Gardens, making sure our home-savvy readers are always aware of the latest trends and deepening their knowledge of classic design. Nikhita graduated with her Master of Arts in Magazine Journalism from New York University, and has spent a decade in interior design and shopping roles at shelter publications ELLE DECOR and Domino Magazine.