Six quality steak knives that even vegetarians will find use for

Our edit of top picks that made the cut.
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Although the name would suggest this blade is just for those who dabble with or have a penchant for eating meat, a quality steak knife is also a valuable tool for vegetarians.

Sharp and serrated, steak knives are not only ideal for slicing through cooked ribs, briskets or shanks, but for other simple foods like cheese, veggies or sandwiches when you’re out on a picnic or can’t be bothered to get out the big kitchen knives.

So whether you’re serving up chargrilled sirloin steak or prepping a chickpea tahini salad, a quality set of steak knives will be an apt addition to your arsenal of blades. Read on for our curated edit to see which sets make the cut.

6 best steak knives and sets to shop in 2024

Laguiole by Louis Thiers artisan steak knives with olive wood handles set of 6

$244.65 (usually $699) at Hardtofind

This Languiole set is crafted with olive wood handles and comes in a timber gift box – making for a sleek wedding or housewarming gift.

Key features:

  • High-quality 3.5 stainless steel
  • Timber storage box
  • Hand wash only
  • 24-month warranty

Wusthof Crafter steak knife set of 4

$599.40 (usually $999) at Myer

Ideal for the barbecue enthusiast, these steak knives are made from smoked oak timber handles with brass triple rivets, and the blade is forged with a single piece of stainless steel.

Key features:

  • Designed and made in Solingen, Germany
  • Forged from a single piece of stainless steel hardened to 58 HRC
  • Wustof logo branded into handle
  • Lifetime guarantee against manufacturing faults and defects

Jamie Oliver by Tefal stainless steel steak knives set of 4

$79.98 (usually $199.95) at Myer

In collaboration with renowned British chef Jamie Oliver and Tefal comes these stainless steel steak knives that have been ice-hardened for superior performance and come with a 10-year warranty.

Key features:

  • Ice-hardened treatment
  • 10-year warranty
  • Hand wash only

Heritage Laguiole Sophistique French steak knives in Pearl set of 6

$24.98 (usually $49.95) at Myer

Inspired by French design, these Languiole pearl-coloured knives add sophistiqué charm to the table. Buon appetit.

Key features:

  • Subtle details on handle
  • Quality stainless steel

Laguiole by Louis Thiers multicoloured steak knife set of 6

$62.30 (usually $89) at Hardtofind

Whimsical and bright, these Laguiole by Louis Thiers steak knives come in a timber knife block. They might also be as colourful as some of your dinner conversations.

Key features:

  • 24-month warranty
  • Comes with timber knife block
  • Hand-finished
  • Moulded acrylic handles with three steel rivets
  • Dishwasher-safe

Furi serrated steak knives set of 4

$59.98 (usually $119.95) at Myer

Made with high performance Japanese stainless steel, these Furi knives feature a seamless structure with innovative reverse-wedge handles to slice steaks with effortless precision.

Key features:

  • High-performance Japanese stainless steel
  • Secure grip
  • 12cm serrated blades

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