Guest Picks: 20 Stylish Serving Trays

Whether you are serving hot beverages, chilled cocktails or tasty snacks, these trays can allow you to serve your guests this holiday season at a practical and stylish way. I have got you covered to glamorous from earthy. There is a tray in this for everybody! — Jami from Imagine Design Blog


Live Edge Black Walnut Serving – $85

Now this is precisely what I am referring to — I really like this tray. I’d serve up some tasty cured meats, fruits and desserts on this bad boy and set them with a few Belgian beer.

Contemporary Serving Dishes And Platters – $79.95

This one is lively, so that you may bring out the bling another time you sponsor. I could fully see this in my house, and I’d use it to the upcoming holiday celebrations!


Hourglass 14 Inch Stainless Steel Serving Tray – $35

I really like this classic little round silver tray. It is a high quality product (made from stainless steel), but it also has high design. It is easy, slick and chic.

Neo Serving Tray – $49.95

This tray is clean, crisp and contemporary — everything I love. I could envision serving a few Blue Snowflake martinis on it in a holiday party. The handles also make it effortless to carry about and serve your visitors.

Z Gallerie

Turtle Tray – $34.95

I’d really like to serve some cocktails in my next get-together with this quirky and cute turtle tray. It is unexpected and a conversation starter. Turtle power!


Acacia Tray – $34.95

Go natural with this tiny wood specimen. Drink some hot cocoa or apple cider for your sweetie and snuggle up in front of the flame. This tray adds warmth and texture to any room.


Camille Tray – $42.95

I love the shape and color of this Camille Tray. Blue isn’t a traditional Christmas color, but I’d really like to infuse a little this colour into my next vacation color scheme.

Pottery Barn

Speakeasy Tray – $49.50

I love this circle tray. You can have it monogrammed with your friend’s initials to turn it into a gorgeous personalized present which you can set under the tree.

Pottery Barn

Chancellor Rectangular Tray – $49

This is the perfect tray for serving up some wine or tasty snacks, and it’s easy to carry around due to the handles. Additionally, it is a wonderful substantial size so you can set lots of goodies on it to serve to your visitors.

West Elm

Rectangle Lacquer Trays – $59

I really like the sheen of this tray. It is not too in-your-face glistening, but it provides that perfect quantity of shimmer to go for a few soft candlelight. Drink some hot toddies and call it a night.

Ballard Designs

Ottoman Tray – $85

Get crazy and infuse some creature print into your holiday decoration scheme. I simply love this zebra print!

Pier 1 Imports

Cordial Stemware with Gold Tray – $25

Not only do you get the gold menu, but you also get six cordial stemware too. How perfect is this tiny setup for a few after-dinner port in your next dinner party?

Pier 1 Imports

Amber Crackle Cordial Stemware with Tray – $26.95

If you are not into the coloured cordial stemware from above, then maybe you’ll prefer this complex pair of floral crackle stemware rather than It is a gorgeous neutral color that will go well in any setting.

Pier 1 Imports

Shot Glasses Set with Red Tray – $24.95

These shot glasses are perfect for that vacation cocktail party you are casting for yourself and friends and family. Cinnamon schnapps shooters, anyone? Bottoms up!

Cost Plus World Market

Etched Metal Bar Tray – $24.99

Add some global influence to your holiday decor with this Etched Metal Bar Tray. I love the complicated design, and that I believe it would be ideal for serving cheese and wine.


Personalized/Monogram Square Pattern White by Lovey Dovey Creations – $55

This would be another ideal customized present to bring to your hostess or host. You can have it monogrammed, include a household name or use a favourite phrase.


Tiled Bone Tray – $895

This one costs a bit more than I’d ever spend on a tray, but it is gorgeous and I only had to share! I love the buff and cream color palette — so chic. Share some tasty treats with this tray or just place it on display as art.


Slate Cheese Serving Board – $31.96

Inform your visitors about the cheeses they are being served using a chalk notice on this particular slate tray. Or if you are not serving cheese, then possibly do a few wine tastings and write the names below.


Vintage Black Milk Glass Serving Tray by Tie The Knot Vintage – $55

You can not go wrong with black. This is the perfect holiday accessory to serve up a few cookies or hors d’oeuvres. I really like the shape and color of this tray — vintage and unique.


Carved Wood Serving Platter – $20.79

Add a rustic touch for your next Thanksgiving meal. I believe this would be the ideal tray for carrying a gorgeous cornucopia of fruits, nuts and veggies.

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