14 Gravy Boats That’ll Make the Perfect Addition to Your Holiday Tablescape

published Nov 10, 2023
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When it comes to holiday hosting essentials, there are a lot of things that probably come to mind — from the right dinnerware to extra seating for guests. But we’ve come to find that some of the things that can truly make a holiday meal special are the little touches we can sometimes overlook. Case in point? The gravy boat.

The Best Gravy Boats

Whether you opt for a pick that perfectly completes the look of your tablescape or find one that’s guaranteed to keep your sauces warm as they pass around the table, the right gravy boat can be a game-changer for your next holiday dinner. That’s why we went ahead and rounded up 14 of the best gravy boats you can get your hands on today. After all, no holiday feast is complete without the gravy! 

Do you have a gravy boat you swear by? We want to hear all about it. Tell us about your favorite finds in the comments below. 

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Williams Sonoma

If you’re looking for a simple gravy boat, it’s hard to beat this Williams Sonoma find. A best-seller, its classic styling makes it a pick that can easily find a home on any table, while its commercial-grade porcelain construction also makes its microwave-, oven- and dishwasher-safe.

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Pottery Barn

For a pick that’ll instantly elevate your table, opt for the Heritage Silver Gravy Boat. Hand-molded from stainless steel, this gravy boats’ rolled edges and polished finish make it an heirloom-worthy piece that’s sure to be cherished for generations.

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If you’re looking for a way to spare your nice linens this holiday season, a gravy boat with a saucer is the way to go. Designed to help catch any drippings, this porcelain pick from Nucookery is available in two sizes so you can make sure everyone gets their gravy fix — without making a mess.

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Le Creuset

Le Creuset fans: This one’s for you. Available in six of the brand’s most iconic colors, the Le Creuset Heritage Gravy Boat is a gorgeous addition to any devotees collection. Crafted from premium stoneware, it's also freezer-, oven-, microwave-, broiler-, and dishwasher-safe.

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Williams Sonoma

Now how smart is this next pick? Designed to help keep your gravy warm and smooth, this gravy boat features a warming base that couldn’t be easier to use — simply pop a tea light candle in the base, light it, and you’ve got a gravy boat that doubles as a gorgeous piece of decor.

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Williams Sonoma

Go seasonal with this pumpkin gravy boat from Williams Sonoma. Crafted from durable stoneware with a scratch-resistant white glaze, this gorgeous gravy boat is an easy way to add a touch of autumn to your table.

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If you’ve got your heart set on finding something vintage, head on over to Etsy to get your hands on this Vintage Limoges Gravy Boat. A beloved piece of vintage servingware, Limoges gravy boats are beloved for their exquisite designs, as seen here in this gorgeous green leaf and gold-trimmed version.

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Made from fine porcelain, if a gravy boat with a ladle is on your list, let us suggest this find from Portmeirion. Its hand-thrown look gives it a stunning, rustic feel, while its two-in-one design makes it a quick and easy way to get gravy on the table and on everyone’s plates.

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When you look up gravy boats with warmers, a lot of the time you end up sacrificing style — but not with this pick. Coming in five gorgeous colors and featuring an eye-catching floral motif, this electric warming gravy boat truly is the best of both worlds.

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The Pioneer Woman is known for her affordably chic dinnerware, and this set is perfect for anyone in need of a simple, yet elegant upgrade. Coming with a stunning butter dish, gravy boat, and matching salt and pepper shakers, this is the perfect set to pull out for your next holiday dinner.

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If you’re looking for an insulated pick that’s guaranteed to keep your gravy warm without being an eyesore, say hello to the Barris Stainless Steel Gravy Boat. This gravy boat comes with a lid as well as double-wall insulation, mess-free pouring, and a smooth satin finish that makes it as easy on the eyes as it is to use.

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Fans of colorful dinnerware brand Fiesta are sure to love this next pick. The Fiesta Sauceboat comes in five bold colors that’ll make a festive statement on any table. Best of all, each piece comes with a five-year chip warranty, which makes this a piece of ceramic you can confidently invest in.

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Like the aforementioned silver gravy boat, a crystal gravy boat is a lovely way to go if you’re looking for an easy way to elevate your table. With an elegant, brilliant-cut pattern, this gravy boat is a timeless find you’ll love using as a piece of decor, too.

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This next pick is an iconic one. A piece from one of Churchill’s most famous and timeless collections, the Willow Gravy Boat tells the story of two lovers turned into doves. A traditional pick, it's been a staple in homes since 1818, so why not add your home to the list?