Table talk

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 12 September, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 12 September, 2010, 12:00am

Who doesn't appreciate a good dinner in a luxury hotel or restaurant? It's not just the fine food and exceptional service that make for an enjoyable experience, there's something about sitting at a table that's been laid with exquisite linen, delicate china, sparkling wine glasses and stylish cutlery that leaves you feeling pampered.

Now you can take some of that luxury home at discounted prices - from the EA Outlet in Kowloon, the retail wing of restaurant and hospitality supply company Equip Asia. Here you'll find a huge selection of deluxe tableware designed for Asia's best hotels, such as the Mandarin Oriental, The Peninsula and the Four Seasons, which includes global brand names Alfi, Alessi, Ercuis, Sambonet, Rosenthal, RAK and Robert Welch (below). There are also hundreds of interiors items on sale, including a large selection of contemporary tabletop ware, designer home accessories, speciality kitchen products, handmade crystal glassware and modern china.

The stock is constantly changing and currently includes wine glasses, decanters, crockery, cutlery, luxury-paper products, table mats, decorative household items, thermoses and bed linens. New this month is a range of bed linen by eco-friendly German company Muhldorfer, Duni paper products for children's parties and crystal wine glasses by Stolzle.

The merchandise comes directly from suppliers, which is why the outlet offers a 20 per cent discount on all regular priced items and more during promotions.

Holders of the company's Lifestyle membership card (e-mail: can enjoy 30 per cent discount plus other benefits, including dining vouchers and complimentary bottles of wine.

To see the merchandise, customers must make an appointment at EA Outlet (9/F, Kowloon Centre, 29 Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2838 8989; e-mail

A delivery service is available for purchases of more than HK$1,000.