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Good food needs to be eaten with the right tools - Alice Welch

Having taken the time to prepare a delicious meal, meticulously following a recipe from your favourite cookbook to achieve the perfect dinner, do you then find yourself tucking in to your dinner with an old, slightly bent fork whilst sat on the sofa? Not just us then!

Research has shown that the cutlery we use affects the dining experience and the taste of the foods we enjoy. Autumn 2016 sees Robert Welch encouraging you to enjoy good food with the right tools. Offering you cutlery sets to enhance your dining experience at home and wow your guests - or at least offer you an enhanced version of your midweek meals. After all, why shouldn’t we enjoy the experience of dining in a restaurant or a top hotel whilst at home?

With almost 30 cutlery patterns in the range Robert Welch has a design to satisfy all tastes and budgets.

Here are our top 3 picks for Autumn 2016:

Radford cutlery is one of the most extensive stainless steel cutlery patterns in the world making it ideal for Christmas entertaining. The perfect pairing for the most discerning taste buds with accessories from lobster picks to carving knives, it has a classic design that is versatile enough to complement any table setting.

radford cutlery

RW2 For the design savvy amongst you, this is the pattern that would hold its own in the trendiest of interiors. Celebrated in the design world and a re-worked Robert Welch classic, RW2 will impress your guests and heighten your dining experience.

  RW2 cutlery

Malvern. Stylish and gently contoured, the Malvern range can be seen adorning the tables of your nearest CAU restaurant. Offering an affordable introduction to the Robert Welch cutlery range, this set offers value for money as well as highly functional design to enhance your everyday dining.

malvern cutlery

The exciting part... with Christmas approaching, Robert Welch are releasing a limited edition 30-piece Malvern cutlery set that offers a £39 saving on individual retail pricing. Including 6 steak knives, the 30-piece Malvern cutlery set is dishwasher safe, comes with a 25 year guarantee and is made from the highest quality 18/10 stainless steel.

Throughout October you could WIN a luxury night in the Cotswolds plus a Limited Edition 30 piece Malvern Cutlery Set. Enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast at the Cotswold House Hotel and Spa, visit the Robert Welch studio shop and explore the idyllic market town of Chipping Campden at your leisure. Click here to enter.