One of the easiest things to forget to pack as you load up your campervan, cutlery will be worth its weight in gold when you settle down to your first night's dinner only to realise you have nothing to eat your dinner with.
And instead of raiding the cutlery drawer every time you head away for the weekend maybe you should look at buying some cutlery that's been designed for camping. These kits will be lightweight, space-saving and will often be multi-use, perfect for a campervanning holiday.
We've found our favourite examples currently for sale. from the simple spork to a proper set of camping cutlery we have something for everyone. Now, where did I put the can opener for these beans?
Lund London Cutlery Set in Travel Case
The eco-friendly option
This snazzy option works perfectly well for your campervan or your packed lunch. Made from rice husk (a byproduct in rice production that normally goes to waste) the set includes a knife, spoon, fork and chopsticks as well as a case to keep them clean. You can get it in three colours too; pink, mint and grey.
Colapz 7-in-1 Travel Cutlery Set
7-in-1 cutlery set
Not only does this clever kit contain the usual knife (serrated and smooth), fork and spoon combo you'll need to eat, it also offers chopsticks, two different tongs (salad and serving) and the crucial bottle opener too.
Titanium Long Handled Spork & Titanium Long Handled Spoon
A long spoon/spork may seem a little pointless but if your eating out of pots and camping meal bags you'll soon start to appreciate the extra food you can eat. This set is made from featherweight titanium meaning you could say you own the most technologically advanced spork in the world.
Eurohike Heavy Duty Cutlery Set
Best budget option
This nifty cutlery set is made from stainless steel and will take up next to no room in your campervan. It may only offer the basic knife, spoon and fork (with a handy bottle opener integrated into the design) but it's really good value and the set even clips together so you don't lose it.
Wild Camping International bamboo spork
The humble spork you know and love, the staple of a greasy takeaway has now become eco-friendly. Made from lightweight bamboo it's an infinitely useful piece of kit, especially because it makes use of both ends, perfect for dinner on one side and dessert on the other.
Bramble 5 Pcs Premium Stainless Steel Portable Cutlery Set
A proper cutlery kit
If the idea of a spork scares you a little and you want to inject some class into your next campervanning adventure then a proper cutlery set like this one can be just as cleverly packaged. This five-piece set from Bramble features a fork, knife, spoon, teaspoon and a bottle opener and can be stored in a waterproof neoprene bag when not in use.
VEHHE Stainless Steel Drinking Straws
Ditch that single-use plastic as you enjoy a deserved drink by using these reusable stainless steel straws. Each pack comes with four bendy straws and a pipe cleaner for removing any gunk that may build up over time.
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