Knives

Cutting up food at an occasion or party can be tricky without your basic table knife - and we've got lots of styles of knives for hire available for you ready to be delivered to Yorkshire.

Harley Parish Table Knife Hire   Harley Parish Cutlery
£0.20 exc-Vat
Bead Parish Table Knife Hire   Bead Parish Cutlery
£0.20 exc-Vat
Kings Parish Table Knife Hire   Kings Parish Cutlery
£0.20 exc-Vat
Virtue Table Knife Hire   Virtue Exclusive Cutlery
£0.30 exc-Vat
Bead Parish Dessert Knife Hire   Bead Parish Cutlery
£0.20 exc-Vat
Harley Parish Dessert Knife Hire   Harley Parish Cutlery
£0.20 exc-Vat
Virtue Dessert Knife Hire   Virtue Exclusive Cutlery
£0.30 exc-Vat
Kings Parish Dessert Knife Hire   Kings Parish Cutlery
£0.20 exc-Vat

While the humble table knife might be one of the most basic items we hire out, it is also one of the most important for anyone who is serving food at their event or special occasion. We’ve always got thousands in stock and are ready to serve parties no matter how big or small.

What are the different kinds of knife hire available?

There are generally two types of standard knives in any place setting. The table knife is the longer of the two and can be used both for cutting up food or for spreading things such as butter. The shorter style of knife is the dessert knife, which is used with foods like cakes and biscuits.

Styles can differ by the patterning on the handle or by type of metal used. Stainless steel knives are the most commonly used, but there has increasingly been a trend for gold and silver coloured cutlery in recent years.

Do I have to clean my knives for hire before they are returned?

No one likes washing up cutlery, and the idea of having to do it after a big function or event is not a nice one. However, it's not only a tiresome chore; pieces of cutlery are most likely to go missing while they are being washed up.

This is why we have made it compulsory for all cutlery items to have the send it back dirty option added at checkout. Simply make sure all food debris has been scraped off your cutlery before packing it up, and we'll do the rest.

What do I need to know about delivery of knife hire?

We clean and check all knives for hire before we band them together into packs ready for delivery. We don’t polish cutlery however, and we recommend that if you’re looking for a perfect finish it’s worth spending a little time buffing up cutlery once it’s arrived. With larger orders it’s always worth ordering a little bit extra, just to cover any eventuality.

We’ve made it easier than ever to find out how much it is to get event hire delivered. Tap the Expo Hire Yorkshire logo from any page to be taken to the homepage, and once on there tap the carriage calculator button. This clever widget will not only work out what the cost of delivery is to your postcode, but also check which of our branches is closest to you so you don’t pay more than you need to.

We also list all of our possible surcharges on the carriage calculator page; when all details are entered into the checkout every applicable charge is itemised before you before you make payment so there are no hidden surprises.

Want to know when your delivery is coming? You can track your driver using our real time maps on the day of delivery and collection. Simply tap the link in the automated text we send you and you can find out where they are - no need to call for updates.