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    We are an Award-Winning Catering Equipment Supplier

    Your Business Needs Come First with our Feefo Gold Trusted Services

    • British Family Business
      Established 1868
    • Over £2m of Stock Available
      At Our Warehouse and Ready for Delivery
    • Visit our Cash & Carry and Showroom
      Free Parking & Grab a Free Coffee!

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    Stephensons have Over 150 Years of Experience

     

    From humble beginnings on Salford's Flat Iron Market, Stephensons has become an award-winning modern distributor with an unrivalled knowledge of the catering sector.

     

    Discover the History

     

    About Stephensons

    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?

    Catering Insight Coverage
    The Manchester Bee Takeaway Cup
    TUCO Member
    Plastic Ban for Businesses to Put the Planet First
    Latest Product Launches
    Are You Ready for the UK Plastic Ban?

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    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. 

    Customer Reviews

    Artis - New June 2024 Launch 

    Artis
    Napoli

    Discover the Napoli range of plates and bowls for a playful, authentic feel when serving delicious pizzas and pasta dishes. [...]

    Playground
    Spot on Black

    The Playground Spot On stoneware collection is a versatile range, with Spot On Black offering striking aesthetics. [...]

    Playground
    Spot on Coral

    Spot On Coral is a delightful option that will brighten up table settings, as well as creating an attractive canvas for all kinds of food. [...]

    Artis
    New Era Additions

    A modern twist on beautiful vintage design, the New Era cocktail glasses will certainly make a statement. [...]

    Artis
    Back to the 20's Cocktail Glasses

    The Back to the 20’s cocktail glasses by Artis are perfect for a refined drinking experience in a trendy bar. [...]

    Artis
    Specials Gin & Tonic Glasses

    Available in a tall and or short option, the Specials G&T glasses offer a sophisticated style that's perfect for this refreshing tipple. [...]

    Stölzle - New June 2024 Launch 

    Stolzle
    Kyoto Crystal Glassware

    Following cues from Japanese aesthetics, this collection has a refined minimalist look that is both versatile and chic. [...]

    Stolzle
    Fino Crystal Wine Glasses

    Enchanting and elegant, the Fino premium wine glass range by Stölzle is perfect for elevating the wine drinking experience. [...]

    Stolzle
    Soho Glasses

    Combining classic design features with modern stylings, Stölzle’s Soho premium tumblers are great for elegant bar environments. [...]

    Rustico - New June 2024 Launch 

    Rustico
    Fawn

    The Fawn collection by Rustico is robust and features earthy colours that are designed to create a natural and modern refinement. [...]

    Rustico
    Oyster

    The Oyster collection of contemporary tableware perfectly enhances the seamless combination of sustainability and sophistication. [...]

    Rustico
    Pistachio

    Rustico's Pistachio tableware features a soothing green tint and textured organic edge for a luxurious and modern presentation style. [...]

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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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    Monin SyrupsMonin Syrups
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    • 1868-2018; 150 Years of Experience

       

      Over 150 Years of Experience

      From humble beginnings on Salford's Flat Iron Market, Stephensons has become an award-winning modern distributor with an unrivalled knowledge of the catering sector.

      Discover the History Here

    Stephensons Latest News & Events

    Northern Resturant & Bar Show 2024 

    Stephensons enjoyed another successful show at NRB in March! We loved showing off our new sustainable stand and catching up on all the latest hospitality news and innovations. [...]

    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. [...]

    Plastic Ban for Businesses to Put the Planet First

    Henry Stephenson, managing director at Stephensons is assisting businesses in finding alternatives to prepare for the plastic ban legislation.[...]

    Latest Product Launches

    Want to upgrade your tableware? Or do you need to invest in some new catering equipment? See our latest launches to discover innovative and trending products from renowned brands! [...]

    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 [...]


    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 succed.

    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 & 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-foward 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 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 customers 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 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 the 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. Chef's 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 drink 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 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 a various takeaway coffee cups that you might find useful, including our special Manchester Bee Coffee Cup, which is another Flustix certified option!

     

    UNLOCK INCREDIBLE SAVINGS WITH OUR BULK SUPPLIES - GET MORE FOR LESS

     

    Looking to save time and money on your commercial catering 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 derserves collection of products that are just 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.

    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 & 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-foward 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 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 customers 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 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 the 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. Chef's 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 drink 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 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 a various takeaway coffee cups that you might find useful, including our special Manchester Bee Coffee Cup, which is another Flustix certified option!

     

    Unlock Incredible Savings with Our Bulk Supplies - Get More For Less

     

    Looking to save time and money on your commercial catering 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 derserves collection of products that are just 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.