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Top 8: Which Knife Block Set Should I Buy? (2020)

Updated: Jul 21, 2020

Knife sets are imperative to any kitchen, and are used in almost everything. Whether you're a student moving out, a professional chef, or something in-between, you'll want a decent knife set. There are thousands of knife set products out there, but luckily, we've narrowed your search down to 8. These range in price, quality, pieces and design, but are all amazing in their own way.


1) Morphy Richards Accents Knife Bock (5 Pieces)


Morphy Richards is a great brand, and they have created a great knife set. This 5 piece set comes in 6 colour options, so it will fit any kitchen, and includes a bread knife, chef knife, slicing knife, utility knife and a paring knife. We found these knifes very sharp, and very ergonomic given the shape and weight of the handle. The block is beautifully designed, allowing easy access for any knife.  Perfect for those in a budget but want high quality.

Buy Now: £40.49


2) Yabano Knife set (16 pieces)


If you would prefer something with more options, this 16 piece knife set from Yabano is perfect. This chef's quality knife set includes 8" Chef Knife, 8”Slicing Knife, 5”Bread Knife, 5" Santoku Knife, 5" Utility Knife, 3.5" Paring Knife, 3" Bird's Beak Paring Knife, 6 x 4.5" Steak Knives, 8" Sharpener Rod, Kitchen Shear and the block. These knifes are so sharp, trust me, and they are very strong too! A very capable set without paying hundreds.

Buy Now: £52.99


3) Joseph Joseph Knife Set (5 Pieces)


If you love the clever design of Joseph & Joseph, then you'll love their latest knife set. Their clever design enables easy access of the utensils, and the weighted handle makes cutting even easer. This set includes: 3½” paring knife, 4½” serrated knife, 5½” Santoku knife 6½” Chef’s knife, 8” bread knife and the rotating non-slip knife block. Their blades are made from a Japanese stainless steel, so they're really sharp, so be careful! We found that these knifes tended to remain sharp for longer too. Also, the colourful design might tie in with other Joseph & Joseph products you have.

Buy Now: £80.00


4) Robert Welch Signature Book Oak Knife Set (7 Pieces)


This luxury knife block set really stands out from competitors. Their unique block design is made from solid oak, which beautifully hold the knives vertically. The set includes Signature Carving Knife 23cm, Bread Knife 22cm, Cook's Knife 18cm, Santoku Knife 11cm, Kitchen Knife 14cm and a Vegetable/Paring Knife 10cm. Each blade is made from fully forged stainless steel, and they really are amazing. They even have a lifetime guarantee, that shows how well built they are.

Buy now: £249.95



5) Taylor Eye Witness Dexterity Knife Set (5 Pieces)


Taylor Eye is a great knife brand, which has made an extremely popular colourful knife set. This 5 piece set includes a Chef Knife, Carving Knife, Bread Knife, All Purpose Knife, Paring Knife, which is all housed in an awesomely modern clear box. These knifes are a lot lighter than other brands, making them easier to handle, but sometimes harder to cut. However, we loved the fact that the handle was a non-slip rubber which meant you have extra control. These are dishwasher safe too.

Buy Now: £37.49


6) Brabantia Tasty Knife Set


Brabantia is a very well known household brand in the UK, which is known for quality. This knife set lives up to that expectation, and is housed in an awesomely modern styled block. This set includes Chef's Knife, bread knife, carving knife, Utility knife, Paring knife and knife block, so very similar to other competitors, however the blades are extra durable given their ice hardened steel. Overall, a really strong knife set with a cool modern design capsule.

Buy Now: £57.89


7) ProCook Gourmet x30 Knife Set (5, 6 or 8 Pieces)


Overall, we would really recommend investing into your knives. There is nothing worse than having poorly built knives that break or don'8" Chef Knife, 8”Slicing Knife, 5”Bread Knife, 5" Santoku Knife, 5" Utility Knife, 3.5" Paring Knife, 3" Bird's Beak Paring Knife, 6 x 4.5" Steak Knives, 8" Sharpener Rod, Kitchen Shear and the block. These knives are so sharp, trust me, and they are very strong too! A very capable set without paying hundreds. ntastic product with quality in mind.


Buy Now: £129.00


8) VonShef Knife Set (7 Pieces)


If you're at the lower end of the budget for knifes, perhaps first time buyers, or students, then something we came across that is really good value for money is VonShef's 7 piece knife set. They have the same design cues as expensive brands, such as the all metal look, but at a fraction of the cost. The set even comes with a knife sharpener!

Buy Now: £34.99


Our Verdict


Overall, we would really recommend investing into your knives. There is nothing worse than having poorly built knifes that break or don't cut very well. Make your cooking chore less resistant and buy our favourite, the Brabantia Knife set.




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