About Sherbet Pips

At Sherbet Pips we have collected many pieces of china and crockery for you to hire for your special occasion.

We have a selection of mismatched and coordinated tea cups, saucers, tea plates, sandwich plates, sugar bowls and tongs, milk jugs, 2 and 3-tier cake stands and of course tea pots! We can also supply stainless steel tea spoons and cake forks.

They will be delivered well-wrapped and sparkling clean and we will even do the washing up for you after we’ve collected them!


We usually price crockery as package designed to suit your needs but example individual prices are listed below. Items are priced per 1-3 day hire period.

Trio (teacup, saucer and side-plate)£1.50
Milk Jug75p
Sugar Bowl & Tongs75p
Cake/Sandwich Plates£1.00
Teapots various sizes£4.00
2 Tier cake stand£3.50
3 Tier cake stand£4.50
1 Tier cake stand£3.00
Cake forks x 6£2.00
Teaspoons x 6£2.00
Cake server£1.00
Bunting per 3 meter£3.00
Tablecloths (various sizes)From £3.50

Hire terms

Standard Hire period is 1-3 days. Hired items remain the property of Sherbet Pips at all times and are the responsibility of the hirer throughout the duration of the hire period.

At no time does sherbetpips accept any liability in the event of injury accident or damage to the persons or property caused by our hired items however they may be caused.They are hired entirely at your own risk and we therefor recommend you take out your own event insurance.

Delivery & Collection

Orders over £100 delivery are free within a 5 mile radius from Doncaster DN7. Mileage thereafter is charged at 50p per mile and within a 20 mile return journey. Collection can also be made in person.

Payment Terms

A payment in full will be required upon delivery of Hired items. Payments can be made by cash or cheque.

In addition to the hire costs, there may be a a refundable breakage deposit of 25% of the total hire cost upon delivery of the hired items. Any breakages (please see description of breakage policy) must be declared upon return of the hired items.

Breakage Policy

We understand that accidents do happen!

Please see list below for broken, chipped, damaged, stained or lost item costs.

Teaspoons and cake forks£1.00
Cups, saucers, cake plates, cake server£5.00
Milk jugs, sugar bowls, sandwich plates£5.00
Bunting, table cloths£10.00
Cake stands£10.00

Other Stuff

Vintage items will show some signs ageing or wear due to the age of the items.

No items will be cracked or chipped when packed up so please check when unpacking and report  any damaged items straight away.

We offer a free washing up service so just clear plates of any food and re-pack the items in the packaging it arrives in. (remember to keep it  until the end of your event!)