Alright let’s be honest here, has this ever happened to you?

You have guests over, and you decided to impress them by buying a big wheel of cheese from the market, planning on slicing it up and serving it to them with a sense of flair and having that pride of managing to be a good host fill your chest.

When suddenly, you realize that you don’t actually have the utensils you need to chop up and dish out this cheesy goodness. Don’t worry!

The List of Best Cheese Knife Sets to Impress Your Guests

Today we have compiled our list of top 7 “best cheese knife sets” and hopefully save you from having to ever deal with such a crisis. These knife sets were chosen by sending surveys out to 93 different people who all chose their favourites off of the long list provided, we then shortlisted the ones that were given the most attention and arranged them here, for you.

#1. LUNAR Premium 6-Piece Cheese Knife Set

This set of Cheese Knives is, in my opinion, absolutely beautiful. With elegant packaging and polished to the point of shining, they are delivered ready to be presented as a gift to your friends or family for any occasion, including weddings, birthdays, or even bridal showers!

The set itself is made of six separate pieces, four cheese knives, one cheese fork, and one cheese spreader and are entirely made out of high-quality stainless steel so they will shine regardless of how much cheese they are used to slice. The most significant part is, this cheese knife set is for absolutely everyone, from beginners to experts.

With their expertly crafted ergonomic handles, these knives will fit into anyone’s hands comfortably and will give them all the confidence they need to start dishing out the cheese to everyone at the table.

The box even comes with a small booklet that explains the names of each of the different types of knives and what they’re used for, again showing that this set is absolutely beginner-friendly.

Features
  • The knives are entirely made of stainless steel
  • It comes in a six-piece collection. This set consists of 4 cheese knives, one cheese fork, and one cheese spreader
  • The box is elegantly designed and beautiful
  • It comes with a booklet that teaches you the names and purposes of each of the cheese knives
  • The handles are crafted to be ergonomic and comfortable to hold
Pros
  • Affordable
  • Ergonomic
  • Beginner-friendly
Cons
  • No cons could be found

#2. BOSKA Copenhagen Mini Knife Set

Sometimes simple is better, and BOSKA’s mini cheese knife set really drives that point home, with four simple cheese knives you have everything you need to begin your attack on that slice of Gouda you have stored in your fridge. This knife set gets you ready to dismantle all kinds of cheese, with the knives’ light-weight design you will barely feel like you’re holding anything at all!

As light as a feather and made of premium grade stainless steel these knives are built to last a long time, with the company even giving a 10-year guarantee assuring the quality of the product will last that long and a guarantee of quality for that long is not meant to be taken lightly, especially if that guarantee is given out by BOSKA.

This set is intended to be amazing, whether you bought it for yourself because there is nothing wrong with treating yourself, or as a gift for your friends, perfect for almost anyone’s birthday.

Everything about this knife set says sophisticated, simple, and elegant, and you will be perceived as the same with this set on hand.

Features
  • Four different cheese knives
  • Made of premium stainless steel
  • A 10-year guarantee
  • Usable for any type of cheese, hard or soft
  • The hollow structure makes them completely light
Pros
  • They have a pleasing, simple and sophisticated design
  • The set is an excellent gift for friends and family
  • You’ll be able to use them for quite a long time
Cons
  • No cons could be found

#3. Premium 6-Piece Cheese Knife Set by M MH Zone

Now let us say you wanted a set that was elegant, that was absolutely ready to show how sophisticated you were, that you could use to tell people (without saying anything) that you were the right person to be around. Or let us say that you were looking for a knife set that was ready to be given as a thoughtful and well-meaning gift to someone, from the second you bought it.

This beautifully boxed set is for you then, consisting of 6 cheese knives, including a serving fork and cheese spreader, these high-quality utensils will do all the talking for you. Crafted using premium level stainless steel, these knives are non-stick, non-corrosive, and resistant against any kind of rusting, plus cleaning them is almost effortless, even if you just had a BBQ and had to use them consistently.

The ergonomic handles are a big help too, that should go without saying since it makes these knives much more handleable and safer in your grip, even a beginner with cheese knives can’t mess up with these, in fact, to help your friends who may actually be the beginners receiving this gift, M MH Zone is ready.

Within the box is an extremely helpful Key, this will help them learn the names and uses of each of the knives in the box, and soon they too will be wowing people at BBQs and parties.

Features
  • A 6 piece cheese knife set
  • Made of premium grade stainless steel
  • Ergonomic handle design
  • Extremely easy to clean
  • Contains a key explaining the names and uses of all the tools
Pros
  • Beautiful designs
  • Comes ready, beautifully boxed, to give as a gift
  • Comfortable to grip and thus safer to use for anyone
Cons
  • No cons could be found

#4. 8 Pieces Set Cheese Knives by Tebery

Maybe sophisticated and high class is not the feeling you would want to go for, perhaps you want a set that represents you better than ones that focus on being seen as elegant. Maybe you are looking for the perfect set that matches that cheeseboard gift you are making and sending your friend.

Then this is the knife set for you. These wooden, ergonomic handles with stainless steel blades, give off an adorable rustic feeling, seeing them gives you feelings of warmth and comfort rather than elegance and high class. With eight cheese knives, you will never be unprepared for any situation at a party, ready to dish out no matter what the cheese in question may be.

Going beyond the usual 6 or 3 sets, with light-weight and handles that match up with the look of your cheese board, this set would make a fantastic gift for you or your friends.

Features
  • Stainless steel blades with polished wooden handles
  • An eight-piece set of cheese knives
  • Absolutely light-weight
  • Recommended to be hand-washed rather than put in the dishwasher
  • Long-lasting utensils
Pros
  • The wooden handles give them a pleasing, rustic look
  • Eight cheese knives will have you ready for any occasion
  • The perfect set to pair with cheese boards as gifts
Cons
  • No cons could be found

#5. 6 Piece Premium Stainless Steel Cheese Tool Set by Zelancio

We covered elegance, and we included rustic, now, let’s get to modern. This six-piece premium stainless steel set is something we all need in our lives. The full, steel outlook gives a very modern, yet soft perspective rather than an industrial one which is what you’d expect from stainless steel.

These sleek, kitchen grade 304 stainless steel cheese utensils make for a perfect gift to newlyweds, someone having a birthday, or even as a housewarming gift. The delicate tools in a magnetic, beautifully designed gift box makes for an unmatched present with unbeatable presentation.

Including a spreader, chisel, serving fork, a prolonged knife for cutting, and a knife for every cheese imaginable, you are bound to be equipped to handle whatever cheese comes your way, all while looking extremely elegant, poised, and composed using these knives. The wide handles, the unmatched shine, all of it screams perfection, all for a low price of less than thirty dollars!

Features
  • A 6 piece set of cheese knives
  • Wide, rounded handles for a comfortable and secure grip
  • Wholly made of stainless steel
  • A beautiful gift box design
  • Long-lasting and easy to use
Pros
  • The full steel look gives a very modern outlook
  • Easy to clean and use
  • The ideal housewarming gift due to the lovely gift box
Cons
  • The full steel look might not be everyone’s cup of tea

#6. Freehawk 4 Pieces Steel Stainless Cheese Slicer Set

Sometimes, short and sweet really does do the trick. This adorable four-piece set is bound to steal hearts with how lovely they look. Small, highly ergonomic, and exuding a very cottagecore, sweet vibe, this cheese slicer set is the perfect gift for any minimalist. The wooden handles make for a comfortable and firm grip, and the stainless steel blades cut through cheese as if it were paper.

Not only are they efficient, but they are also low maintenance. Easy to clean, store away, and handle, due to their light-weight and ergonomic build, they make for the perfect cheese set for any household. They also make for an ideal party cheese set. The four pieces work on all sorts of cheeses and are ideal for getting jealous sighs from all your guests.

Overall, the lovely outlook, ergonomic and easy to care for design, and highly ergonomic knives make for the perfect minimalistic set, all for less than ten dollars! What else could one want in life?

Features
  • 4-piece cheese knife set
  • Includes a Semi Heart Knife for Spreading Cheese, 2 Rectangular Shapes for Slicing and Spreading, and 1 Prong Fork for Serving
  • Makes for the perfect serving set for any party or formal company
  • Stainless steel blades and wooden handles
  • Easy to clean and store
Pros
  • Small and easily manageable
  • Classic outlook
  • Excellent quality for a very low price
Cons
  • The tools might not be enough for the advanced foodies

#7. Cheese Slicer & Cutter Set by BlizeTec

Smooth, elegant, and the epitome of class, this cheese set is bound to make you the subject of many admiring eyes. The four-piece set is made entirely of 420-grade stainless steel, with a faint outline and indenting on the handle to add a modern touch to the whole look.

The sleek and ergonomic design makes it perfect for any small gathering or guests and is a must-have for anyone with an affinity for kitchen supplies. These tools are also incredibly light-weight and the perfect balance between small enough to handle and big enough to get the work done.

This balance is only accentuated by the weight distribution between the blade and handle, with the handle being significantly lighter and making manoeuvrability easy. They also come with a lifetime warranty which just goes to show how well-made and trusted they are.

Despite the gift box packaging being less than ideal, it truly is the best gift. After all, it’s the what’s inside that counts, doesn’t it? Overall, they are perfect for the price. Combining delicate elegance with sleek modernism, these knives are the gateway to success in your cheesy endeavours.

Features
  • Four-piece cheese knife set
  • Stainless steel design with a sleek and modern look
  • Light-weight and the perfect handling and serving size
  • Easy to wash (not dishwasher safe)
  • Lifetime warranty
Pros
  • A sleek and modern look
  • Light-weight, yet durable
  • Perfect for any occasion
Cons
  • Less than ideal gift packaging

How to Choose the Best Cheese Knives for a Perfect Slice – Ultimate Buyers’ Guide

Now that you know which are the best cheese knife sets are, it is time to choose. Which one is perfect for you? What are the things to look out for when getting your own cheese knife set? We cover all that in our handy buyers’ guide.

Four, Six, Eight?

The first thing you need to decide is how many knives you genuinely need. If you’re a newbie to the realm of cheese, you might want to start with a basic set of four. They have the essentials and keep it plain and simple. However, if you want something a little bit more advanced for a wider variety of dairy, the six-piece might be the one for you. It offers more variety than the four-piece, but not so much that you get overwhelmed.

However, if you are a true master in cheese knives and cheese itself, an eight-piece set is the one for you. It offers a wide variety and doesn’t limit itself at just the basics and often has some special knives for rare cheese too. However, if you’re giving someone a gift, a four or six-piece set will more than suffice.

Handles

The grip is the most important thing for any knife, be it a fillet knife, meat knife, or cheese knife. It is imperative that you get a grip that works for you. Wooden handles are generally more comfortable to work with since they are softer, firmer, and lighter than metal.

However, the steadiness and substantial weight provided by metal grips are unmatched. At the end of the day, this comes down to personal preference. For those people who simply can not choose, a rounded metal grip is also a good idea since it gives you the best of both worlds. However, such grips might be more slippery and harder to handle.

Packaging

Is this set for your own self, or for someone else? If your answer is the latter, then you need proper, fancy packaging, which is usually in the shape of a gift box. While most cheese sets do come with elegant packaging, it is not always the case, so keep your eye out for the nicer ones.

On the other hand, even if it isn’t a gift, you still need proper packaging to make sure it stays in one place. Unless you purchase a cheese set box elsewhere, it is essential for your set to have a beautiful box it can call home.

Blades

While you won’t really get a choice for this one, it is still essential to make sure you get something you’ll use at least halfway. A lot of the times, the set you get isn’t really suited to the type of cheese you’ll be using it on. It is vital to make your choice in accordance with the purpose they’ll be serving.

Make sure that if you’re mainly cutting harder and tougher cheese, the blades can slice and handle those properly. On the other hand, if you have softer cheese and the blades are designed for tougher cheese, your cheese will fall apart, and there will be nothing left other than sadness, regret, and wasted money. This is why you need to be careful when choosing a knife set and should only choose one that is suited to what it’ll be used for.

The ideal set is one which has knives for every occasion, tough and hard cheese, sot and crumbly cheese, and stringy cheese. Variety never hurts anyone.

Conclusion

And with that, we conclude our epic adventure through the cheese and what cuts it.

Which set did you like best?

Let us know in the comments below along with any feedback or suggestions you might have.

Until next time

Say Cheese!

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About the author

Lisa Scholfield

Lisa Scholfield is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of "The Digital World". Her books have received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Booklist.

Lisa lives in the Rocky Mountains with her husband, a medium-sized dog, and an attack cat. Before she started writing "The Digital World", she experimented with various occupations including, Computer Programming, Dog-Training, Scientificating, & Traveling.

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