We have scoured the web to bring you our short list of the best online shops to buy crockery and china. Below in words and pictures. 

The most classic: Merci - If you are looking for simple, functional tableware, head to Merci for its selection of classic products that are far from boring: think, stoneware or enameled metal plates and bowls in multiple colours and glasses and carafes that look like they have come straight out of a parisien bistrot.


The most complete: A ma table - As its name suggests, this online boutique specialises in the art of the table and offers a beautiful and substantial range of tableware categorised according to product, style, material, colour and brand. Let’s do dinner!


The most Scandinavian: Fleux - From marble and ceramic plates, platters, bowls and mugs to copper utensils from Swedish brands HAY, Bloomingville and Ferm Living, the Scandinavian inspired selection at Fleux will blow a breath of Nordic air over your table and lend it a natural, calming aesthetic. 

The most functional: La Trésorerie - The chicest hardware store in all of Paris offers a selection of kitchen utensils that are not only attractive but also practical for everyday use, made in resistant easy-to-maintain materials.


The whitest: The White Company - Timelessly elegant and classic, white tableware remains a must-have. At The White Company, you will find the perfect pieces to compose your very own dinner service – 100% lovely and 100% white!


The most conceptual: Wallpaper Store - On the online boutique of this famous magazine, you can choose between different pieces of tableware from different designers and brands, all of which have modern, graphic designs with some not unlike sculptures! Tableware will become a real luxury accessory for your interior.


The most baroque: Anthropologie - At Anthropologie tableware decorated with whimsical pictures and flowery motifs will brighten up your meals, reminding you of your childhood, and transport you to a garden in the country.


The most exclusive: Suite One Studio - Our latest online find is a range of high quality porcelain tableware, made and hand-painted with a gold finish in a workshop in the United States. This watercolour tableware is a real gem: unique, precious, artisanal and limited edition. Temporary sales take place each Tuesday evening. Mouses at the ready!


The most romantic: Le Repère des Belettes - At Le Repère des Belettes, you will find a pretty selection of tableware in soft, pastel tones. Best kept for dinners amongst girl friends!


The most festive: My Little Day - It all started with the idea of helping busy mothers organise the perfect birthday party. Now the chicest Parisian tables (and not just for children) boast plates, straws and cups from My Little Day in every colour of the rainbow. Dots, stripes, hearts or stars, Liberty print, palm trees or pastel tie and dye, there is literally no theme that you can’t conjure up!