Dinnerware refers to dishes, utensils, plates, saucers, glasses, tea cups, bowls as well as the dishes used to serve food. They could be dinnerware made of glass, ceramic or even clay depending on individual choice. Flatware also known as cutlery which includes spoons, forks and knives are also included as part of dinner ware.
Dinnerware is also referred to as tableware which is another term to describe everything that is present at a table during a meal. What is present at a table depends on the household and the habits of members at the table. It could also depend on the occasion whether formal or casual.