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.
‘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 €189.95. EATTO delivers nationwide and there are box options for 2 and 4 people also.
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 Termon Bronze Turkey, stuffing, sprouts, Irish winter veggies and of course, all the gravy for €265. The Blitzen 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…
Feast at Home
“We do the prep. You finish the process. You take all the credit!” is the tagline of Feast at Home, a boutique delivery company based in Kildare. You can order everything from Antipasti Feasts to special occasion boxes throughout the year, but they have gone all out with their Christmas Feast for 4-6. Kicking off with Buck’s Fizz, this three course festive extravaganza promises to be bring restaurant quality dishes directly to your door. Local delivery is offered in Kildare, as well as counties Dublin, Meath and Wicklow and this treat will set you back €299.
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 lai 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.