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William Edwards "Fresco" Fine Bone China

Exclusive design for Allens!

Satinique Fine China

Attractive dimpled pattern

Ginseng Fine China

Modern Clean Lines

Jars Stoneware

Stunning earthy colours

Villeroy & Boch Stella

Premium Fine Bone Tableware

Minoprio Coloured China

Vibrant China in a range of sizes

Coloured Plates

Pastel shades and vibrant colours

Coloured Cups and Saucers

Spice up your party

Canape Platters and Servers

Canape platters to wow your guests


More contemporary ideas

Speciality Plates

Use a special plate to serve special food

Charger Plates

Complimentary table dressing

Square China

Contemporary stylish shapes

Platinum Ring Bone China

Exudes quality with a modern finish

Georgian Fine Bone China

Finesse, elegance and style

Goldline China

A classic timeless look

Tudor China

Crisp and White

Tableware China

Serving bowls and plates

China Hire

China Hire

From weddings to charity fundraisers; whatever event you are planning in London we can provide beautiful, high quality china and tableware to perfectly suit your table setting.

Our collection of china offers a range of different designs; from contemporary to classics motifs, and blends hard-wearing designs and durability with elegance, to provide you with exceptional value whatever your china hire requirements may be.

Our William Edwards “Fresco” fine bone china collection, for example, is based on Georgian neoclassical architecture, and is perfect for a whole host of engagements - particularly afternoon teas and wedding breakfasts. The collection, which is available to rent exclusively from Allens, boasts a selection of gorgeous plates, cups and saucers, each available in a variety of colours. In addition to traditional black and white, the collection is available in turquoise, lilac, lavender and blue, and their delicate, yet durable, design is ideal for both large, and small, events. We also established a supply relationship with the iconic premium fine bone tableware Villeroy & Boch in 2017. The New Stella Villeroy & Boch range is versatile and delicately styled, so it’s perfect for all kinds of occasions. From breakfast to dinner, lunch to coffee, and already a clear favourite with our discerning caterers.

Alternatively, if you’re organising an event that includes welcome drinks, you may need canape servers and platters to greet guests with. Our range of canape platters and servers for hire  include a whole host of beautiful serving plates that will add a touch of class and sophistication to any function. Our canape collection comes in monochrome or, for those who’d like to add some colour to their tableware, there are a number of plates and side dishes in coloured and smoked glass effects.

China Hire in London

Allens Catering Equipment and Furniture Hire is one of the leading providers of fine china to London and the South Coast.  Having been established for over thirty years in the catering equipment, furniture and kitchen equipment hire industry, we have a wealth of experience in working with both professional event organisers and private party hosts.

If you’re not sure which china collection is right for your event, or you need advice on quantities, give us a call on 020 8574 9600 (London) or 023 8065 2316 (South Coast), or alternatively you can email us on