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China Hire

Everything Stops for Tea has an elegant selection of china for hire along with many extras to make your vintage tea party complete. Browse through our gallery or visit us to discuss and view the items that would best compliment your event. We offer two ways in which to hire: All-in selection, or Individual hire.

Everything Stops for Tea: All-in selection

This option takes the worry out of planning and is excellent for smaller parties. We will put together all the items required for a delightful vintage tea. Priced at £6 per person.

Each guest will receive

Tea cup and saucer
Side plate
EPNS cutlery to include
Cake fork
Side knife

Plus shared between four guests

Sugar bowl and tongs
Milk jug
Tea pot
Preserve dish and spoon
Cream dish and spoon
Sandwich plate
Tiered cake stand

Everything Stops for Tea: Individual hire

Vintage China
Tea cup and saucer £1.50
Side plate 50p
Milk jug 80p
Sugar bowl 80p
Sandwich/cake plate £1.00
Preserve dish with spoon £1.00
Cream dish with spoon £1.00
Tea pot small (1-2 cups) £1.50
Tea pot medium (3-4 cups) £3.00
Tea pot large (4-6 cups) £4.25
Coffee pot £4.25
Single-tier Cake stand £2.50
2-tier Cake stand £3.00
3-tier Cake stand £4.00
Glass cake stand small £1.00
Glass cake stand medium £2.00
Glass cake stand large £3.00
Oval platter £1.00
Large oval platter £3.00

Embroidered table cloths small £3.00
Medium £5.00
Large £7.00
Tray cloths £1.00
Linen napkins 75p

Tea spoon 20p
Side knife 30p
Cake fork 40p
Sugar Tongs 75p
Cake slice/serving tongs 80p

Tumblers 50p
Sherry 50p
Wine 70p
Champagne saucers 70p
Crystal jugs for water or juice £1.50
Crystal wine decanter £4.00
Crystal sherry decanter £3.00
Glass Serving bowls £1.00
Glass dessert bowls 40p

Silver-plated items
Large silver tipping kettle £9.50
Silver Tea pot £4.00
Silver tea pot small £2.50
Sugar £1.00
Milk £1.00
Extra-large serving tray £5.00
Medium serving tray £3.00
Bon-Bon/small serving dishes £1.20

3-arm silver candelabra £4.00
Glass/crystal vases Large £1.50
Medium £1.00
Individual table vases 75p
Wooden tray £1.00
Gramophone/CD player £10.00

Click here for a printable PDF of our China for hire.

Please see terms and conditions for clarification of vintage hire.

Special Occasions

Our aim is to make your party unforgettable. We will gladly help you choose from our wide range of china and accessories to create the right feel for your event..


Everything Stops for Tea caters for

  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Funerals
  • Retirements
  • Christenings
  • Baby Showers
  • Hen Parties
  • Corporate events
  • Photoshoots
  • Garden parties

China Hire

If you are catering for your own event, including weddings, please take a look at our extensive range of crockery, cutlery, cloths and glasses. Please see terms and conditions for more details.

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