Hidcote Bright cutlery is a restrained and delicate design, featuring a weightless feel in the hand.
This refined cutlery design was influenced by visits to the famous Hidcote Manor, one of England’s great Arts and Crafts gardens. The gently tapered handle of each piece is inspired by natural forms, specifically the slow unfurling of leaves and shoots.
Try Robert Welch cutlery in your own home with our Hidcote Bright cutlery Sample Set, 3 Piece.
Read our guide on how to set a table for all occasions.
The pattern achieved the Chicago ‘Good Design’ Award for excellence in design in 2015.
Hidcote Bright cutlery is part of Collection 3.5 - All pieces in this collection are made from best quality 3.5mm stainless steel, a slightly thinner gauge that gives each piece a lighter feel in the hand. All patterns in this collection are sold at one price.
Hidcote Bright spoons and forks are made from the highest quality 18/10 stainless steel.
Hidcote Bright knives are forged from specially hardened stainless steel for a fine cutting edge.
Care & Need to Know
We recommend washing your cutlery/flatware in the dishwasher:
• Wash on a short hot cycle 65°-75°C (150°-167°F)
• Use quality branded all in one dishwasher tablets*
• Keep Rinse Aid topped up and Salt (for hard water areas).
• Avoid washing with non-stainless steel metals (this can cause rust staining - especially on knives).
• Ensure the dishwasher filters are cleaned and use a proprietary dishwasher cleaner regularly.
*For UK customers we recommend Fairy Platinum Plus and for US customers Cascade Platinum Plus.
When washing your Cutlery/Flatware by hand:
Rinse cutlery/flatware to remove all traces of food as soon as possible after use. Wash in warm soapy water with a microfibre cloth or non abrasive brush**. Try to avoid soaking your cutlery/flatware and always dry thoroughly immediately after washing.
**Always avoid scouring with pads or abrasive cleaners as this will scratch the surface.
To restore your finish on your cutlery/flatware we recommend using a dry microfibre cloth.
For further information please see our Cutlery/Flatware Product Care page.
Hidcote Bright cutlery has a Lifetime Guarantee.
Delivery & Returns
UK standard delivery is normally made within 2-4 working days. Subject to stock availability. Please see our Delivery page for more information, other options or for delivery times to other territories.
We pride ourselves on our consistent delivery promise and often exceed customer expectations, however, please be aware that we may need to change our delivery timescales when we are unfortunate enough to experience operational challenges.
If you would like to contact us about your delivery, the Customer Care Team are available on 01386 840 522, Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm GMT (excluding Bank Holidays), via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or through live chat on the website, 7 days a week.
For further information, please see our Delivery page.
Designing the Robert Welch way
Robert Radford Welch MBE, RDI was one of the most respected British designers of the 20th century. He believed that everyone should be able to use beautifully designed products in everyday life. After training as a silversmith at the Royal College of Art in London, he specialised in design for stainless steel, establishing a company in his own name in 1955.
Today, the company works to ensure its rich legacy remains an inspiration to the design team, whilst continuing to innovate in terms of technique and technology.