It’s the most wonderful time of the year, except perhaps if you are the one signed up to slave over a hot stove for the vast majority of the festive period. While some relish the opportunity to sip on a sherry and luxuriate in the kitchen creating a Christmas feast, for others the hassle, from timings to trimmings, can take from the joy of the day. Thankfully, there is a simple and tempting solution – Christmas dinner delivered.
We’ve rounded up a list of delicious options available to order now, ahead of the Christmas rush, and receive just in time to unbox and unwind for a sensationally stress-free December 25th.
Gourmet Food Parlour
The intensity of the holiday season is already quite high, without the added stress of cooking a gourmet meal from scratch, so Gourmet Food parlour have removed this hassle with their Christmas Dinner at Home box! A selection of course options are available, whether you want all 3 courses, including wine, sorted for you (coming in at €420 for 6-8 people), but you can of course go sans the wine, or opt for 2 courses. Delectable dishes are on offer for you to choose from, with a range of starters and desserts, and of course, the mains of a herb-butter turkey and a honey-baked ham, plus all the trimmings you can dream of. They’ve even got a Christmas morning breakfast option for you to choose from! You can call 01-9685400 and discuss all your needs with the team directly, with collection options from their catering kitchen in Santry.
Irish meal delivery service Dropchef won’t leave you hanging this Christmas, choose from their reindeer-themed boxes for a Christmas dinner delivery to suit every need. The Rudolf will feed a family of 6-8 with a feast of Termonfeckin Whole Turkey, stuffing, sprouts, Irish winter veggies and of course, all the gravy for €265. The Vixen box is a vegan Christmas dream with an Irish plant-based roast and all the trimmings for 4-5 people, costing €130, so you can forget about fretting for different dietary requirements around the table. Dropchef delivers nationwide and has a tempting sounding Christmas day wine box on offer too…
Put your feet up and let the providers of the finest ingredients sort your Christmas dinner this year. Donnybrook Fair’s addition to the list is their Christmas Dinner in a Box, which serves 8-10 people with an indulgent 5 courses. Enjoy a hassle-free Christmas day with a soup (choose from vegetable or wild mushroom), before following up with a starter of smoked salmon and smoked trout, turkey and ham, and all the delicious sides with that added DF flair. The Dauphinoise Potatoes are calling our name! Finish off with their mince pies and some amazing DF cheeses. The Christmas in a Box will set you back €345, and is available for collection only from December 22nd.
‘The Festive Feast’ Handmade Christmas Dinner Box from EATTO has everything you need to put your feet up on the big day. The main event is a deliciously different sounding ballotine of turkey with apricot and sage stuffing wrapped in prosciutto ham and all the trimmings from sprouts to roasties are of course included. This box guarantees festive feasting without the faff, serves 8 people and costs €194.95. EATTO delivers nationwide and there are box options 4 people also.
Butler’s Pantry is a safe bet for a Christmas dinner delivery to remember with their extremely indulgent Christmas Dinner in a Box. This one is on the pricier side at €420 for a feast fit for 8-10, but they have left nothing to chance with a box packed with everything you could possibly wish for. Kick off your laid back affair with smoked salmon and Goatsbridge smoked trout terrine, followed by turkey and ham plus sides par excellence. Finish strong with an irresistible dessert spread of handmade Christmas pudding, mini meringues, brandy butter and an artisan Irish cheese plate and enjoy your couch coma.
Your chance to support a small business and treat yourself to a Christmas dinner delivered this festive season! Order from Crave Home Catering this Christmas, whether you just want a fabulous charcuterie board and some nibbles for your guests, or a full honey and mustard glazed ham to get your mains sorted, you’ll be delighted in whatever you try. Based in Howth, you can either order for collection or delivery – thank us later.
If a spot does a good carvery, you know that their Christmas dinner will absolutely deliver! Grubdublin are a jack of all trades – a coffee trailer, carvery connoisseurs, and now, delivering the ultimate Christmas dinner. For €84.99, you can get an absolute feast for 4, with both turkey & ham included, and all the trimmings for good measure. Available for collection, you will have your dinner done within the hour, and really, what could be better than that?