Herend Soup Cups and Soup Plates

In the following article we go through the most important options related to the Herend soup plates and soup cups available for the customer.

The Herend place setting is composed of the following items:

  • Soup plate
  • Dinner plate
  • Dessert plate
  • Serving plate
  • Crescent
  • Bread and butter
  • Salad plate

In later posts we go through all the plates, but now let’s take a look at the soup plates.

Herend soup plates

We have two options: soup cups and soup plates.

Soup plate

There are multiple sizes of soup plates.

Smaller ones are only for soups, 3,5 [dL]. Larger volumes 7 [dL] – 1 [L] are designed for risotto or Italian pasta foods, chili beans.

Diameters and volumes:

  • 21 [cm], 3,5 [dL] – Small soup, mainly used in the US.
  • 23 [cm], 5 – 1,75 [dL]
  • 25 [cm], 1 – 1,15 [L]

As you can see, multiple volumes are available for the same diameters. The larger volume versions do come with a higher edge.


Soup cup


Soup cups are manufactured with two main versions:

  • with lid
  • without lid 

The versions with lid is suitable for soups that has to be served hot. Such soups are for example broths.

The soup cup with lid is designed to have a lid, therefore the golden rim will not be damaged by the lid itself. The soup cup without lid is designed to have no lid. For these models, you cannot order lids later, as the golden edge would be damaged.

As the lid has a knob, you can order any type of Herend knobs. We recommend, to select the knob by the design. These are usually:

  • Rose knob
  • Bud knob
  • Butterfly kob

The soup cup without lid is used for cream soups.

Of course this is decided by everybody’s own decision.


All the soup cups are available with one handle or two handle. This is a question of personal preference. Handles can help the consumer to drink the soup as well. However spoon is also an option of course.

Available sizes:

  • 2,5 [dL]
  • 3 [dL]


We will continue with other place setting elements.

Interested in Herend dinner sets?

To construct a Herend dinner set is not easy. You can always contact us for help building your dinner set! 


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