Our largest collections are also among our most precious collections. These are not just famous name tea sets, but beautiful designs too.

Royal Albert Tranquillity – Only in Auckland

Royal Albert Tranquility teacups to hire
Royal Albert Tranquility tea set for 22 guests to hire.
Royal Albert Tranquility tea plate

With trios for up to 25 guests, our Royal Albert Tranquillity tea set is our largest all-matching collection. It includes a small matching teapot, three jugs, a sugar bowl and multiple cake plates.
We have various other teapots, sugar serving bowls and cake stands that will complement it beautifully if more china is required for your number of guests.

Royal Crown Derby Posies Tea Set – Only available in Nelson

Crown Derby Posies vintage tea set to hire

As the name suggests, this tea set is decorated with colourful sprays of flowers on an off-white background. Our collection, for six people, consists of the avon-shaped cups with superbly crafted embossed plates and saucers. Besides the small teapot, we also offer a tall coffee pot and three-tier cake stand.

Paragon Remember Me – Only in Nelson

Paragon Remember Me Vintage china tea set to hire from the Vintage Teacup Queen
Paragon Remember Me 2-tier cake stand with blue forget-me-not flowers

Sprays of delicate blue forget-me-not flowers on pristine white china with lavish gold touches make this Paragon tea set so dainty and beautiful.
We offer teacups for up to ten people, two two-tier cake stands, and two milk jugs and sugar bowls that match. The large teapot, a rare treasure, can serve 6-8 cups of tea.
Should you need more serving ware, we have plain white or pastel blue china that would go along with this set beautifully.

Premium Vintage Tea Set Hire Package

You can select one of our premium tea sets and take the premium hire package. The package is limited to the maximum number of guests for each tea set as described above. The premium package includes at least one matching teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug in the same design. (Additional pieces in other complementary patterns may be added where necessary.)

  • a vintage china trio (teacup, saucer and side plate) per person
  • a cake fork and teaspoon per person
  • one matching teapot plus other china teapots to match the number of people
  • matching milk jugs and sugar bowls, plus extras to match the number of people
  • cake stand and serving plates
  • our washing up service