Functional and decorative butter dishes
Butter dishes are an essential kitchen item that can really add flair to your overall kitchen decor. Keep your butter soft and spreadable with a huge range of dishes available on eBay, from transparent glass butter bells to painted crocks and dishes embossed with cute designs. Many are dishwasher, freezer and microwave safe and some even come in matching kitchenware sets.
Butter dish design and materials
There's a wide range of butter dishes in this great selection, so there's something to suit all kitchen styles. Look out for different colours and patterns, like pretty pastel shades or bold patterns from top brands like Orla Kiely, Kitchen Craft and Villeroy & Boch.
Pick up a classic porcelain butter dish for rustic look, or keep an eye out for ceramic butter dishes with cute designs featuring farmyard animals. For something really fancy, look out for cut glass butter dishes that are perfect for dinner parties.
Butter dishes come in all kinds of different materials. Pick up a metal butter dish in a vintage style if you love retro kitchen accessories, or choose a clear plastic butter dish for a touch of modern style. For more unusual butter dish materials, consider cork, earthenware, stone or marble options that are sure to impress your guests.
Dishes usually come with lids to keep your butter nice and fresh, and may even be part of a matching set. For practicality, look for butter dishes that are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning, or suitable for the fridge or freezer, depending on your needs.
Butter dish accessories
To make sure your new butter dish matches with the rest of your tableware, serving and linen supplies, look out for matching items that will complement each other perfectly.
Pick up matching jugs, plates and gravy boats with patterns to match your butter dish and to tie your whole kitchen look together.