Dinnerware can be really expensive and hard to choose from when you are looking to purchase them. Especially when you’re a student living abroad, dinnerware becomes even more expensive, which further triggers your indecisiveness. Hence in hope of making things easier, our team has meticulously put together this list and as well as a mini buying guide for you for the Best Dinnerware Sets.
List of the Best Dinnerware Sets Buying Guides
Black and White Dinnerware Sets by Corelle
- Corelle Timber Shadows Dinnerware set includes 18 pieces total, including 6 sets of each: 26cm dinner plates, 17cm bread plates, and 532ml soupcereal bowls
- Beads, ribbons and pearls make a bold statement in black and white. Dinnerware designed for your style, perfect for any mood, season or occasion
First up on our list, we have a dinner set from Corelle. If you’re looking for a dinnerware set with a simple and modern design pattern, maybe you should consider checking this set-out. Each piece is made from smooth strong glass, which is resistant to chipping and cracks. Furthermore, they are also lightweight, which makes them easy to handle during cleaning and storage.
It’s a set of 18 pieces of which includes 6 dinner plates, 6 snack plates, and 6 soup bowls. The dinner plates are 10.25in each, which is approximately 26cm. The snack plates are 6.75in, which are 17.15cm. As for the soup bowls, they can contain up to 18oz each (approximately 532ml).
18-Piece Kitchen Dinnerware Set by AmazonBasics
If you know Amazon.com, we’re pretty sure that you are aware of what AmazonBasics is. AmazonBasics has basically every basic thing you need for your home, school, work and more.
For this list, we have chosen an 18 pieces dinnerware set with a simple and lovely design. Its 10.5in (approx. 26.67cm) dinner plates have a clean white overall color and dark blue wavy stripes. Its salad plates are 7.5in (approx. 20cm) each and have a sea blue color along the outside part of the upper side. While the bowls are 5.5in each (approx. 14cm) and have dark blue dots along the rim on the outside.
Each piece is made from AB-grade porcelain, which makes it lightweight and durable. They are friendly to dishwashers, freezers, and microwaves. Moreover, AmazonBasics provides a 1-year limited warranty after the purchase date.
White Dinnerware Set for 6 people by Corelle
- 18-PIECE SET: Includes (6) 10-1/4-inch dinner plates, (6) 6-3/4-inch appetizer plates and (6) 18-oz soup/cereal bowls. This set has everything you need for a full table service of 6, and it comes with the classic Corelle style.
- LIGHT AND STRONG: Say goodbye to chips and cracks with Corelle's triple-layer-strong glass plates and bowls. This durable dinnerware set is lightweight, easy to handle, and allows for compact stacking, which takes half the space of ceramic dishes. Size Information: Bread and butter Plate: 6.75" W x 6.75" D, Dinner Plate: 10.25" W x 10.25" D, Bowl: 6.75" W x 3" D
Introducing, the “Winter Frost White” dinnerware set from Corelle. With its plain white design scheme, we believe that it can fit in with any kind of table decoration. The basic-ness of it is what makes them really pretty and really pristine and modern.
“Winter Frost White” set is an 18-piece set. It has 6 dinner plates, bread plates, and soup bowls. The dinner plates are 10.25in each, which is approximately 26cm. The bread plates are 6.75in each, approximately 17.15cm. And the soup bowls are 18oz (approx. 532ml) each.
All pieces are made in the US, from Corelle’s own triple-layer strong glass. This material makes them chip resistant and lightweight enough for handling. In addition, each piece is dishwasher safe, microwave safe, oven safe and is non-porous.
Corelle also provides a 3-years limited warranty.
16-Piece Dinnerware Sets Service of 4 by Gibson
- WHAT’S IN THE BOX: Service for 4 that includes 4 of each of the following: 11” Dinner Plates, 7.5” Dessert Plates, 6” (31 OZ) Cereal Bowls and 12 OZ Mugs
- CARE INSTRUCTIONS: beautiful black dishes that are also dishwasher and microwave safe
For the people who love the modern and dark color scheme, this “Gibson Elite Soho Lounge” dinnerware set could potentially snatch your heart (and your food).
This set is made from stoneware material and is topped with a shiny matte glaze, and traditional finishing techniques, which makes each piece unique to its own and is not the same as any other piece. Ideal for both home use, restaurant use, and lounge use.
The “Gibson Elite Soho Lounge” dinnerware set has 16 dinnerware pieces, which includes 4 dinner plates (12.5in, approx. 32cm), 4 dessert plates (7.75in, approx. 20cm), 4 soup bowls (6.5in, approx. 16.5cm) and 4 mugs (12oz, approx. 355ml).
All pieces are safe for dishwashers and microwaves.
16-Piece Dinnerware Set Service for 4 By Pfaltzgraff
- Crafted of stoneware. 16 piece dinnerware set, service for four, includes (4) each: 10-1/4 inch dinner plate, 8 inch salad plate, 6 inch diameter (25-1/4 ounce) soup cereal bowl and 14 ounce mug. Microwave and dishwasher safe
- Beautiful details and design: Reminiscent of a metal trellis painted white then weathered by the elements over time, this unique dinnerware has a subtle scroll pattern and is accented by dark markings that give It an aged, worn look
Next, we have a beautifully detailed dinnerware set from Pfaltzgraff. Pfaltzgraff has been established over 200 years ago and has ever since produced high-quality potteries of dinnerware, drinkware, ceramics accessories and such. They are known for their traditional designs, which are detailed with floral patterns, wave patterns, embroiled florals, earthy colors and more.
The “Pfaltzgraff Trellis White” 16-pieces set is suitable for 4 people. Its design is that of a reminiscent of metal trellis kept over time, with a subtle pattern and dark earthy accents. Having been made from high-quality stoneware, they are durable and convenient to handle. They are microwave-safe and dishwasher-safe.
It has 4 dinner plates (11in, approx. 28cm), salad plates (8in, approx. 20cm), 4 soup bowls (6in, approx. 15.24cm) and 4 of 14oz mugs (approx. 414ml).
Fine Dining Dinnerware Dish Set by Elama
- ◈A STUNNING ACCENT TO YOUR TABLE◈ The Elama Mystic Waves 16 Piece Fine Dining Stoneware Dinnerware Dish Set in Ocean Blue
- ◈BEAUTIFULLY COLORED◈ In beautiful Ocean Blue with Brown Accents, this tableware set will surely set a tone at dinner time
Elema has both eccentric and plain basic designs for their dinnerware sets. Plus they are all made from high-quality material. And if you are looking for dinnerware that has a fantastical aesthetics, these 16 pieces set might fit in with that wish. Its design is in a deep oceanic blue, with different sizes of brown accents, making the plates look extra fantastical.
In this set, there are 4 dinner plates, each of them is 10.5in big (approx. 27cm), 4 salad plates, of which is 8.25in each (approx. 21cm), along with 4 of 6.5in bowls (approx. 16.5cm), and 4 of 16oz mugs (approx. 473ml).
Each piece in this set can be put into a microwave or a dishwasher.
16-Piece Cafe Stripe Kitchen Dinnerware Sets by AmazonBasics
- 16-piece round dinnerware set of matching plates, bowls and coffee mugs; service for 4
- AB-grade porcelain; BPA-free; lightweight yet durable
Following a long, we have another dinnerware set from AmazonBasics. With its clean Christmas red rim and overall white color design, this is a 16 piece set looks as it belongs in the Netflix show, which is set in the 60s.
There are 4 dinner plates (10.5in, approx. 27cm), 4 dessert plates (7.5in, approx. 19cm), 4 bowls (5.5in × 2.75in, approx. 14cm × 7cm) and 4 mugs with handle (4in tall, approx. 10cm).
Furthermore, they are BPA free and are made from AB-grade porcelain. Plus, they are both microwave-safe and dishwasher-safe.
16-Piece White Kitchen Dinnerware Set by AmazonBasics
- Dinnerware set for every day use, indoors or out; ideal for any kitchen
- Includes a 16-piece set with 4 dinner plates, 4 salad/dessert plates, 4 bowls, and 4 coffee/tea mugs; service for 4
On the top three of our list, we have another dinnerware set from AmazonBasics. Unlike the 2 previously mentioned sets, this set is has a very clean, white, basic design. It is able to fit into any home/kitchen aesthetics that you already have and is also very lightweight and durable. Each piece is made from AB-grade porcelain and is safe to use with microwaves and dishwashers.
This set is an 18-piece set; it has 6 dinner plates (10.5in, approx. 27cm), 6 salad plates (7.5in, approx. 19cm) and 6 bowls (5.5in, approx. 14cm).
Moreover, for this set, AmazonBasics provides a 1-year warranty after the purchase date. So if your parcel arrives with any damage or miscalculation on the producer’s part, you are able to ask for a refund or return for free.
White Dinnerware Set with service for 6 by Lenox
- Service for 6
- Material: white porcelain
Lenox is one of the most popular brands, who have been producing beautiful classics dinnerware pieces for over 125 years. This set that we have chosen for our dear readers is called the “Butterfly Meadow.” It is a mix and match of both contemporary classic and arts.
Furthermore, it is also said to be inspired by the artistry of the designer Louis Le Luyer. One each piece on this set, there are blooming flowers of many colors and graceful butterflies.
Additionally, they are made from chip-resistant Lenox porcelain in white. This makes them safe for both microwaves and dishwashers. In this set, there are a mix and match of 6 dinner plates (10.75in, approx. 27cm), 6 salad plates (9in, approx. 22cm, and 6 mugs (12oz, approx. 355ml).
Lenox also provides a Lifetime Breakage Replacement Program.
White Porcelain Coupe Kitchen Dinnerware Set by AmazonBasics
- 18-piece dinnerware set of plates and bowls; service for 6
- AB-grade porcelain for everyday use; lightweight yet durable
And last but definitely not least, another set from AmazonBasics. This is an 18 piece set, similar to our number 3 pick. Each piece is made from AB-grade porcelain and is BPA-free.
There are 6 dinner plates (10.5in, approx. 27cm), 6 dessert plates (7.5in, approx. 19cm) and 6 soup bowls (5.5in, approx. 14cm). All of which is in a clean white overall color and round shape. This design is suitable for any kitchen/home decor. Furthermore, they are both microwave-safe and dishwasher-safe; able to withstand a maximum of 572°F or 300°C. Do remember that this set does not include drinking mugs.
Buying Guide for Best Dinnerware Sets
Weight and Material
Try to find something that is made from lightweight and durable material. Since bowls and plates are prone to breaking, try to narrow down your pick onto something that will be easy for you to handle during both cleaning and plating. Furthermore, for safety reasons, choose something that is BPA free and is safe for both microwaves and dishwashers.
Size and Capacity
Do remember what you are planning to get the dinnerware pieces for restaurant use, pub use or home use. That way it is easier for you to pinpoint the needed size and capacity of the products.
Each company provides different kinds of warranty, including breakage warranty, replacement warranty and more. So we believe that it is best to get in touch with the respective company regarding this topic.
In conclusion, we believe that shopping for dinnerware sets is heavily dependent on your own personal preferences and budget. If you love artistic and detailed designs, do check out the ones that are among your preferred category. Plus, if you’re not sure of what kind of design you preferred or aren’t able to choose one, do try to go for a set that compliments your existing/future kitchen design scheme. That way, you will be able to match the dinnerware pieces to the rest of the decorations. Overall, we hope our list has provided you more insights into the different aspects of dinnerware pieces.