Classic Tea Set for Hire
Vintage Tea Pots
Patterned Vintage Tea Cups
Vintage Tea Set and Saucer
Vintage Tea Set and Saucer

Prices to Hire Vintage China

Please call or email to place an order.

All prices include washing up service

Tea party china (up to 400)

All prices include our Free washing up service!

Tea cup and saucer
Tea plate
Vintage teaspoon
Vintage side knife
Vintage cake fork
Stainless steel teaspoons/cake forks
/side knives each
Milk jug
Sugar bowl
Sugar tongs
Cake server
Sandwich plate 9 - 10"
Glass jug
1 tier footed glass cake stand
Vintage 2 tier cake stand
Vintage 3 tier cake stand



Dinner party china (up to 130)

Dinner plates
Dessert/starter plate
Side plate
Dessert bowl
Small serving platter
Large serving platter
Tureen/lidded dish
Gravy/sauce boat
Cutlery per item


Sweetie display

Large glass bowls
Small glass bowls (under 8”)


Bunting, flower display and vintage linen

Union jack bunting per meter
Floral bunting per meter
Vintage table cloths 36 x 36
Vintage table cloths 48 x 48
Vintage glass vases – small   £1.50
- large   £2.00
Cream china/silver plated flower arrangement bowls from   £2.50


For traditional afternoon tea the standard requirement depending on your menu is;

Cup/saucer/tea plate/teaspoon/cake fork
Teapot (1 between 3/4)
Milk jug/sugar bowl/sugar tongs (1 between 3/4)
Sandwich plate 9 - 10" (1 between 5)
1 or 2 tier cake stands (1 between 5)
3 tier cake stand (1 between 5)


We are constantly adding to our stock and are currently sourcing vintage cutlery so please ring or email with your requirements.

Deliveries of our Vintage Tea Sets can be made to London, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Northamptonshire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire.


Terms and Conditions of China Hire

  1. The prices listed are for one days hire which covers 3 days (eg delivery, your event, collection). Longer hire periods can be quoted for.
  2. All items remain the property of the Jolly Vintage Tea Party at all times.
  3. We will deliver and collect orders over £150 free of charge within 10 miles of Wheatley, we are happy to deliver elsewhere, including central London, and will quote on request.
  4. The minimum order value is £50.00. Minimum order value for London is £200.
  5. To secure your order we require a 25% deposit. The balance is due on or before delivery.
  6. Cancellation charges of 25% within 30 days or 100% with 14 days of the hire date will apply. Cancellation must be made by letter or email and any outstanding payment settled.
  7. Please check your order carefully on delivery and sign the delivery note to confirm that all is in order. We cannot accept any faults or discrepancies notified after items have been signed for.
  8. Due to the nature of vintage items there may be signs of wear, such as to gilt, but there will be no chips or cracks to the china.
  9. All items hired from the Jolly Vintage Tea Party remain the responsibility of the hirer, including if left at other premises, until return or collection. This includes loss or breakages.
  10. A damage deposit of £100 is required by separate cheque, on delivery of the items, and will be returned when all items have been returned and checked. In the event of items of china being broken these must be returned to Jolly Vintage wrapped in paper, glass items should be carefully disposed of. Each small item will be charged at £8 (cup and saucer count as 2 items). Dinner plates, sugar bowls and jugs at £7, teapots £20 (Royal Albert 2 ½ pint £35), vintage cutlery £3 and glass bowls £6 per item. Missing china items (which have not been returned broken) will be charged at £10 per item and £35 for teapots – this is because the value of some items is higher than others.
  11. Jolly Vintage will accept no responsibility in the event of any injury or damages caused by the hire equipment.
  12. The hire cost includes returning the items dirty for us to wash but please scrape plates, empty sugar bowls and teapots before re-packing or a cleaning surcharge may apply.
Please call or email to place an order.