Marks and Spencer reveals Christmas food range and delivery service: Here's the menu and how to order
The high street retailer is starting the build up to Christmas with a new series of festive feasts.
Marks and Spencer have released their full Christmas food range as build up towards the festive period begins. Famous for its presentation and sense of tradition, M&S’ announcement marks one of the first big talking points as Christmas apporaches.
What’s on the menu?
The full range has a series of snacks, meals, drinks and desserts for all the family with spins on traditional Christmas food in addition to old favourites.
The centrepieces of the range include a pastry tree which families can decorate themselves with cheese, peppers and more for £8 and what the store are calling ‘the perfect turkey joint,’ serving up to ten people at a cost of £45.
The rest of the traditional dinner is represented with a pork and cranberry stuffing wreath for £12, a sprout gratin for £8 and £5 pigs in blankets.
The popular chain are also offering alternatives to the traditional meals with a turkey and ham Christmas pudding pie (£20), a gammon piece which serves up to 12 people (£17.50-£22.50) and a large cut of beef (£60-£80).
In addition to the gammon, seafood plates available come in the form of £50 lobster en croûte, a £25 seafood bouillabaisse and a full side of salmon for £40.
Plant based vegan options are also present, including versions of beef wellington for £15 with chicken kievs and duck croquettes for £5 and £4 respectively.
The range also has vegan friendly chocolate pudding (£10), mince pies (£2.50), waxed truckle (£3.50) and brandy sauce (£1.25).
A vegan turkey rolled roast (£10) and potato and truffle flavour pies (£6.50) round off the vegan alternatives.
Cheesy snacks are also a prevelant part of the range with cheese fondants (£4.50), truffle mature cheddar (£6), ‘cheddar and onion christas jumpers’ (£5) and a cheese and cider bake (£12).
Other Christmas specific snacks include cheese profiteroles and ‘posh cheesy beans on toast’ for £5 each.
Favourites also return in the form of the Gin Snow Globe in two flavours at £20 each while a rum version is also in stores at the same price. Colin The Caterpillar also gets a festive rejuvenation as Colin the Elf.
Other desserts include a £20 sticky toffee pudding crown, cholocate churros and jaffa bites for £10 and £6 respectively while another favourite, Percy Pig, is adapted into a £15 madeira sponge.
A yule log and smash cake (£20 each) complete the dessert options.
When can I order from the M&S Christmas range?
As part of the announcement of the range, M&S have also revealed that their Christmas Food To Order service is now accepting bookings.
Booking a slot is simple through the M&S website, customers simply find their local store, select a date between 22-24 December to collect, and then pick a time slot before choosing from the food and drink options.
The minimum spend for an order is £40 which is dealt with as a deposit. Customers can then pay the remaining amount when collecting their order.
Every drink option within the range is also now available in store with the highly sought after food available to the public from November, with more items being put on shelves each week. Some items are only available online.