Wusthof Classic IKON Balanced Knife Set, 7-Piece

Last updated: June 5, 2023


This sophisticated and useful knife set is the best overall because of its sharpness and diversity of knives included. With an appealing walnut-colored block, this seven-piece knife set includes all the basics necessary for a typical kitchen. Wusthof is a well-respected name in cutlery. In our testing, we found that the knives felt very balanced and sturdy.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: A sharp and diverse set of knives with an attractive walnut-colored block. Perfect for any cook in any kitchen.

In our analysis of 24 expert reviews, the Wusthof Classic IKON Balanced Knife Set, 7-Piece placed 14th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Our stylish Wüsthof Ikon cutlery offers a contemporary profile with handles of durable polypropylene. This well-balanced set of kitchen knives boasts high-carbon-steel blades with full tangs and double bolsters for balance and stability.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

This classic-looking set includes the most useful knives for home-kitchen use, plus pull-apart kitchen shears, a honing steel, and a storage block. We’re confident that these durable, sharp knives will provide years of use.
It’s hard to describe how these knives feel in my hand. They’re easy to grip, yes, but they also feel sturdy. There’s a weight to them that makes them feel very solid, like there’s no way to break them. I’m sure if I tried I could do some damage to them, but with regular use, I don’t think there’s much these knives couldn’t stand up to.
Each blade and handle is finished to a high standard, by HAND.

What reviewers didn't like

Because the shears are designed to be taken apart, they can be a bit wobbly when you use them. It’s a necessary trade-off that doesn’t affect their effectiveness, so if you can look past it you won’t have any problems.
Cost is higher than average, but the quality is mich higher than average.
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