About us


  • The Housewares Innovation Awards - Britains Best Cookshop Winner 2014
  • The Housewares Innovation Awards - Britains Best Cookshop Finalist 2013
  • The Housewares Innovation Awards - Silver Winner 'Retail Innovation' 2012
  • Excellence in Housewares - Finalist 'Excellence in Retailer Innovation' 2011
  • Winner Housewares Magazine Mystery Shopper Award Dec 2010
  • Silver 'Britains Best Retailer Awards - Britains Best Cookshop' 2008
  • Excellence in Housewares - Winner 'Excellence in Retailer Innovation' 2007
  • Independent Style Awards - Winner 'Best Homeware Shop' 2006
  • Excellence in Housewares - Winner 'Excellence in Retailer Innovation' 2004
  • Excellence in Housewares - Winner 'Most Promising Newcomer' 2003

The Knife Expert is a specialist knife sharpening and repair business set up by the owners of Looses Cookshop, an award-winning retailer with a history stretching back over 200 years.

Here at The Knife Expert we are passionate about everything to do with knives, where we have been selling, sharpening and repairing them for the last 20 years. In recent years our sharpening and repair service has grown very significantly and our busy Studio Workshop is now able to shapen and repair most types of kitchen knife. The launch of "The Knife Expert" website now allows us to offer our expertise and experience more easily to customers living throughout the UK, and because our sharpening and repair service is recommended by many of the well known knife brands, you can be sure your knives will receive the very highest standards of sharpening and repair along with our usual efficient and friendly customer service. Please take a look at our latest customer testimonials which can be found via the tab at the top of our Home Page. 

The team at The Knife Expert are also happy to help you decide which are the best knives for you, because we recognise there is no "One Size Fits All" solution when it comes to choosing knives. We guarantee to take the time to explain the differences between the ranges we stock, and indeed we will point out the key differences between our ranges and any knives you are currently using. This means you can buy new knives with confidence from a company you can trust, and because The Knife Expert stocks such a comprehensive selection across a wide range of knife types, we guarantee we will have the "right" knife for you!

The Knife Expert also stocks and sells a good range of essential kitchen accessories which will all work in perfect partnership with your knives. These items have been specially chosen because we believe they all offer the perfect balance of QUALITY and VALUE FOR MONEY, so by carefully selecting the right tools and equipment from our accessories you can ensure you always have the right tool for the job, and as ever our team here will be happy to help.

For more information or advice please call us on 01603 2300505