How to set tableware for a casual dinner

If you’re going for a more laid-back setting for your tableware, then this layout is perfect for a more informal gathering. 

  1. Place the dinner plate in the middle placement 
  2. Add the salad plate to the table by adding it on top of the dinner plate 
  3. If the starting course involves a soup, then place the soup bowl on top of the salad plate 
  4. Lay a napkin to the left of the plates and the dinner fork on it 
  5. Add a dinner knife and soup spoon to the right of the plate, placing the knife closest to the centre 
  6. Above the knife, place the water glass 
  7. Place another wine glass or drinks glass just above and to the right of the water glass.