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Established 1868

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    Dudson New Summer 2023 Launch

    Dudson New Range
    Harvest Grain

    Harvest Grain is a magnificent collection of tableware that is perfect for showcasing seasonal menus while offering a contemporary twist on rustic charm. [...]

    Dudson New Colour
    Harvest Mediterranean Terracotta

    An earthier alternative to the original blue, Harvest Mediterranean Terracotta is ideal for those looking for something different, and will work well for autumnal farm-to-table style dishes. [...]

    Dudson New Colour
    The Maker's Collection Finca Flint

    Finca Flint offers beautiful, multi-tonal green hues and rustic-inspired textures. A versatile design that will be suitable for fresh and flavoursome menus. [...]

    Churchill New Summer 2023 Launch

    Churchill New Pattern
    Kintsugi Reverse Quartz Black

    A striking rework of Churchill’s original Kintsugi design, using all-over colour and retaining the signature crackle in reactive glaze. Kintsugi Reverse: Black Quartz will make a statement and bring dramatic flair to your food presentation. [...]

    Churchill New Colour
    Homespun Accents Coral

    Churchill’s Homespun Accents has been a popular choice for those who are seeking rustic charm, and the new Coral colour is even more delightful. Wholesome, comforting meals will be right at home on these plates, and perfectly framed for beautiful presentation. [...]

    Churchill New Colour
    Homespun Chroma Carbon 

    The jewel-toned hues of Chroma Marine were beautiful to behold, and now Carbon is introduced to this range. A darker colour palette that is just as bewitching, it will provide a rich and brooding backdrop for exciting menus. [...]

    Churchill New Colour
    Raku: Rose Quartz Pink

    Savoury and sweet dishes alike will stand out on the charming colourings of the latest in the Raku collection. Rose Quartz Pink offers a brighter choice to this expressive range and can be matched with other colours in Raku for a more varied presentation. [...]

    Churchill New Colour
    Stonecast: Tangerine

    An exciting new colour for Churchill’s Stonecast range, Tangerine offers a bright canvas for vibrant dishes. It’s warm and inviting, and can be an uplifting choice for your table settings, encouraging a joyful dining experience for your guests. [...]

    Churchill New Colour
    Stonecast: Mint

    Stonecast Mint is fresh and eye-catching, so if you’re looking to create bold tabletops, this is the ideal choice. All cuisines will look irresistible on these plates, with the more colourful ingredients, the better. It could certainly help to work up appetites! [...]

    Churchill New Additions
    Fusion Chef's Walled Plates

    Fusion brings together a textured border and beautiful, natural colours in a radial and expressive style. The design was created to suit all types of hospitality and dining environments, and the new walled plates for summer ’23 are excellent additions to an attractive collection. [...]

    Churchill New Additons
    Med Tiles Chef's Walled Plates

    The Med Tiles range in Vintage prints can transport diners to the sunny landscapes of the region. New walled plates are the latest additions to help enhance the presentation of tapas, cured meats, cheeses, salads, and much more. [...]

    Churchill New Shapes

    The Nourish line from Churchill was created with global flavours in mind, following artisanal stylings for a more unique and interesting look. The new Kochi bowls in Tokyo Black, Tokyo Blue, and White feature an embossed texture emulating Japanese pottery. Ideal for nibbles, sides, and desserts. [...]

    A trusted family business inspiring the caterer through service, advice, innovation & price.

    Stephensons are a fifth generation, family-run business that has been setting the standard for how catering suppliers should operate since 1868. With innovation and integrity as core values, we’ve become recognised as an industry leader for all your catering equipment, disposable and tableware needs. 

    A trusted family business inspiring the caterer through service, advice, innovation & price.


    • Stephenson's are proud winners of the Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award for 2019
    • Monin Syrups and Purees
    • Rational Oven Cleaning Chemicals
    • Eco-Friendly Takeaway Food Packaging
    • The Manchester Bee Paper Straw is exclusively available from Stephensons Catering Equipment
    • Teku Craft Beer Glasses
    • Stephensons were proud to receive the 2018 FPA Regional Distributor of the Year Award
    • NEW Dudson Harvest Turquoise from Stephensons
    • Bolsius Twilight Candles from Stephensons Catering Suppliers
    • Eco-Friendly Paper Straws from Stephensons Catering Suppliers

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    Stephenson's are proud winners of the Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award for 2023Stephenson's are proud winners of the Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award for 2023
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    Disposable Paper CutleryDisposable Paper Cutlery
    Bonna 2023 collectionBonna 2023 collection
    Meat pulling claw for bbqsMeat pulling claw for bbqs
    Steelite Craft RaspberrySteelite Craft Raspberry
     Grunwerg Cutlery Gliss 18/10 Grunwerg Cutlery Gliss 18/10
    Hayworth Glass TumblersHayworth Glass Tumblers
    Churchill Stonecast ColoursChurchill Stonecast Colours
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    Bolsius CandlesBolsius Candles
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    Stephensons Latest News & Events

    Catering Insight Coverage

    Stockport based catering equipment supplier Stephensons said it will be able to increase its bulk purchasing power following a significant expansion of its warehouse in nearby Cheadle [...]

    The Manchester Bee Takeaway Cup 

    Mancester Museum is among the first attractions to use the new cups, which are available to all coffee shops, cafes, bars & restaurants to order. [...]

    TUCO Member

    As a member of The University Caterer's Organisation, we are proud to be a nominated supplier of catering equipment to the higher & further education sectors. [...]

    Stephensons Summer Cocktails 2023

    Looking for inspiration for your summer cocktail menus? See our selection of delicious cocktail recipes that are perfect for sipping in the sunshine.[...]

    Stephensons Summer 2023 Recipes: Iced Coffees, Mocktails, and Smoothies

    Quench your thirst with our recipes for mocktails, smoothies, and refreshing iced coffees this summer. [...]

    TUCO Member

    As a member of The University Caterer's Organisation, we are proud to be a nominated supplier of catering equipment to the higher & further education sectors. [...]

    Award-winning Catering Equipment Supplier:
    Your Business Needs Come First with Our Feefo Gold Trusted Services

    For over 150 years, we’ve supplied the UK’s restaurants, bars, hotels, schools, universities, and event organisers. We offer top-of-the-line catering equipment, with our commitment to supplying quality products and exceptional customer service resulting in multiple awards. We have a genuine passion for finding the best products to help others succeed.

    Other than a love for what we do, what else makes Stephensons the ultimate go-to supplier for thousands of UK businesses?

    • Our modern showroom for an immersive experience: Step into the North’s largest showroom and cash-and-carry where you can browse over 6,000 stocked lines of catering supplies and equipment. There’s even free parking on-site!
    • Cost-effective pricing: We constantly benchmark our pricing against the competition to give our account customers peace of mind that they’re getting the best deals.
    • Our own fleet of delivery vans: We have our own fleet of delivery vans and friendly drivers operating in the North West for a more personal and straight-forward experience.
    • The largest range in the industry: We’re proud of our ever-evolving stock, bringing you new and innovative products from industry-known brands. You’ll be spoilt for choice! View our New Product Catalogue 2023 to find this year’s inspiration.
    • Easier ordering with trade accounts: We can offer excellent discounts for bulk orders when you open a trade account with us. Furthermore, our dedicated account managers can assist with your orders to ensure that you have everything you need, when you need it.
    • We are a Caterbar member: As a member of the Caterbar group of independent businesses, this gives us a greater buying power than if we work alone. Therefore, we can bring the best deals and offers to our account members all year round.
    • If you want to find out more about what we have to offer, see our customer reviews on Feefo.

      Find high-quality catering equipment that simplifies your work and brings theatrical flair to your presentation. Browse our comprehensive selection online or visit our Stockport showroom to discover new inspirations and advice from our experts.

      Discover Quality Catering Supplies at Stephensons

      Find the best catering solutions for your business, whether that’s new eco-friendly packaging, cleaning supplies, or beautiful glassware. Our team is always happy to help.

      We understand the challenges you face as a catering or hospitality business owner, and we’re here to help you overcome them with our exceptional range of catering equipment.

      To help our customers navigate changing prices as they try to stick to their budgets, we have created our Weekly Savings catalogue. Here you can find great deals on everyday items that you’re sure to use week in, week out. This includes the basics like blue roll, napkins, eco-friendly food packaging, kitchen foil, cleaning supplies, and much, much more.

      Whether you’re upgrading your equipment or starting a catering business from scratch, let our products make a difference to your establishment. Did you know we are TUCO members? We supply university caterers all over the UK, so we can even help schools and offices with their cleaning and catering essentials, too!

      Preserving Freshness with Food and Drink Packaging

      If you prepare food for takeaway orders, you’ll understand the importance of preserving the quality and taste of your culinary creations.

      That’s why Stephensons is here to offer you a vast array of high-quality food and drink packaging options. From eco-friendly containers to stylish packaging in all shapes and sizes, we have everything you need. Our minimalist designs provide the perfect canvas for your brand logo to shine on your chosen packaging.

      Our wide range of packaging solutions ensures that your culinary masterpieces stay flavoursome and hot, leaving your customers satisfied with their meals and improving your brand reputation.

      Professional Commercial Kitchen Equipment: Cookware, Storage, Utensils, and More…

      Your kitchen staff depends on high-quality equipment that endures the daily grind. Chefs’ knives that make precise cuts, gastronorm that keep food fresh, and appliances that perform consistently are all vital in a fast-paced kitchen. Our extensive experience in the catering industry has enabled us to acquire the finest supplies for professional kitchens for seamless performance and durability.

      • The smallest things make the biggest difference when it comes to smooth service. If you want to make sure your food and drinks orders are managed with ease, see our range of menu boards, pens, order racks and pads, and kitchen timers. All at competitive prices to suit various budgets.
      • Our selection of quality kitchen utensils will make your staff’s job easier and more enjoyable, allowing them to focus on their skills rather than the tools.
      • The right cutlery can be the perfect finishing touch to your table settings and enhance the dining experience for your customers. We offer a range of cutlery options to suit your budget, all sourced from the world’s leading brands that are renowned for their excellent craftsmanship and quality.

      • Elevate Your Bar Service with Our Diverse Collection of Glassware

        Stephensons started out in 1868 specialising in china and glassware, so our expertise on what is the best quality and style for different purposes is elite. The type of glassware you choose for your establishment isn’t just a vessel to serve your drinks in, it helps to create the right ambience and capture your brand. Whether you’re seeking new elegant wine glasses, sturdy beer steins, or quirky cocktail glasses, we’ve got you covered.

        We don’t just sell glassware; we help you create a unique and unforgettable setting. We take pride in offering the best glassware available on the market, carefully selected from top manufacturers to ensure that you receive only the highest quality products at affordable prices.

        Whether you prefer a touch of vintage glamour or contemporary sophistication, let our stunning designs complement your interiors and make your establishment stand out from the rest.

        If you’re looking to upgrade your coffee mugs and teapots, we have a vast collection from numerous recognised brands for you to choose from. We even do various takeaway coffee cups that you might find useful, including our special Manchester Bee Coffee Cup, which is another Flustix certified plastic-free option!

        Unlock Incredible Savings with Our Bulk Supplies – Get More for Less

        Looking to save time and money on your commercial equipment orders? Consider signing up for a trade account.

        With a trade account, you’ll have all of your essentials and more in one easy-to-manage place. This can save you time and reduce stress by streamlining your order process. Opening a trade account with us is also the only way to guarantee that you’re getting the best possible discounts on bulk orders.

        Saving time and money isn’t the only reason you should consider opening an account with us, however. You’ll also benefit from working closely with our brilliant and passionate Field Sales team.

        Our dedicated Territory Managers help businesses all over the UK, providing our customers with extensive knowledge, smart solutions, and friendly service. Whether you need assistance with a grand opening or simply changing the type of napkins you use, they’re there to help.

        Discover the Perfect Match for Your Hospitality Business – Step into Our Showroom Today

        It’s always great when you can see the products up close before you commit to your purchase, and a visit to our showroom in Stockport can facilitate this for you. We have over 6,000 stocked lines you can see to make sure you’re choosing the right quality and style for your establishment. Our knowledgeable staff are always ready to advise and answer any questions you might have. There’s free parking on-site, too!

        Take your time exploring our selection and let your creativity flow as you mix and match to create the perfect combination for your business.

        Our team of experts understands that your business is one-of-a-kind and deserves a collection of products that are just as unique.

        Let us help you create a customised collection that reflects your brand’s personality and meets your vision. With our unparalleled personalised service, you can trust that you’re in good hands.