Party hosting ideas

Hosting at home? Make it a party to remember with our top tips.

Outdoor table with glassware and cocktails.

Whether you're planning a small family meal, a fancy dinner party for friends or hosting a garden gathering, we've got lots of party ideas for you to try.

Table setting ideas

Looking to host an intimate lunch or dinner party at home? Whether you prefer your tablescape natural and rustic or simple and sophisticated, we've got lots of table setting ideas for you, including inspiration for table centrepieces and table decorations.

White speckled dinner set with gold cutlery.

Natural and rustic

Tap into the cottagecore trend with our rustic tablescape idea. Combining various textures and soft hues, look to terracotta-coloured tableware and linen napkins for an organic farmhouse feel.

Our rustic picks

Table setting with lemons placed on pink tableware.

Low-key yet luxe

Your table doesn’t have to be bursting with colour to make a statement. We love this laidback and minimal setting with pops of greenery. Look to eucalyptus for its refreshing scent and long-lasting qualities.

Our minimal picks

The finishing touches

Dining table with yellow flowers and easter eggs.

Add a floral flourish

Instantly brighten up any tablescape with a bunch of blooms. Whether sculptural or wild and free, you're sure to find a bouquet to suit your style.

Dessert in glassware.

It's all in the presentation

Don't let your culinary creations down at the last hurdle. Make sure they're beautifully presented in statement glassware or on striking serveware.

Give your dining room a makeover

Dining room with oak and white dining table and pink velvet chairs.

Dining room revamp

Been putting off updating your dining space? Now is the perfect time to do it. Prep your home for fun-filled moments with our selection of stylish tables, chairs and dining sets.

Rustle up a feast

Black casserole dish.

Party food

Let's be honest, food is a key ingredient of any party. Make cooking a pleasure, not a chore, with cookware that combines form and function. You won't want to hide these bits away in the cupboard, that's for sure.

Be the host with the most

Four coloured folding chairs around table outside.

Dining solutions

Get ready for any last minute change of plans with adaptable dining furniture that can be delivered that very same day.

Kitchen trolley with accessories in kitchen setting.

Kitchen accessories

From stylish storage to cooking essentials, make sure your kitchen is well-stocked with everything you might need.

Green dinnerware set on table with glasses.

Fast track tableware

Whip something together in no time with same day delivery on tableware.

Guests staying over?

Grey velvet bed with pink ottoman.

Sleepover club

When we are eventually allowed to have guests to stay, give them something to write home about with a spare room that wows. Short on space? No problem. Our sofa beds combine form and function.

Blue and pink mug with coffee.

Wake up and smell the coffee

Is there anything better than that first cup of tea or coffee in the morning? We think not. Throw in a stylish mug and it tastes even better, trust us.

Dining table with tableware and black serving spoons.

Breakfast is served

Spoil your guests with the five-star treatment by whipping up a delicious breakfast. Although with treatment this good, you might struggle to get them to leave!

Our top party tips

Nibbles and wine on a coffee table.

Our tried and tested party tips:

  • Too much food and drink is always better than too little so always go slightly over what you think you might need. You can always have it for leftovers the next day!
  • Create a few different playlists to suit the varying vibes of the day. You might want a chilled playlist for daytime socialising, followed by some floorfillers come evening.
  • Have some soft drinks to hand for kids and non-drinkers.
  • Be sure to check for any food allergies and dietary requirements prior to a dinner party.
  • Prep as much as you can before your guests arrive so you can properly relax and enjoy yourself.
  • Set up a play area to keep the little ones entertained so you are free to socialise.

More entertaining at home ideas

Garden table with colourful bowls and glasses.

Garden party inspiration

Take the party outside with our top tips to entertaining at home.

Terracotta dinner set.

Dinner and glassware ideas

Do your recipes justice with the best plates, bowls and glassware.

Glass dining table with rattan accessories.

Dining room ideas

Treat your dining room to the makeover it deserves with a lowdown of everything you'll need.

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