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In the market for some festive feasting? Read on for our pick of the best Christmas food boxes to order now, from burger kits to decadent hampers to make-your-own mince pies.

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Charlie's at Home

Charlie’s at Home

Brown’s resident restaurant, Charlie’s in Mayfair is offering a helping hand when it comes to preparing Christmas dinner this year. The Charlie’s at Home’ Christmas banquet box, curated by head chef Adam Byatt and the restaurant’s array of top-quality chefs, comprises of a delicious five-course feast, from canapés to duck terrine, rolled and stuffed turkey, Brown’s signature Christmas pudding and more. £100 per person, including complimentary Christmas crackers. Cooking instructions delivered with ingredients. Call 020 7493 6020 or email [email protected] to order.

Hame Christmas Box

HAME by Adam Handling

Enlist Adam Handling to help with your Christmas roast by ordering one of the DIY boxes from HAME, his food delivery service. Begin with sourdough and chicken butter alongside Adam’s legendary cheese doughnuts before tucking into the main event: either a stuffed turkey crown or Beef Wellington, each served with all the trimmings. For dessert, choose between a Christmas pudding and a spiced Tarte Tatin. Everything comes pre-prepared – you’ll just need to finish the dishes off at home, using Adam’s step-by-step videos accessed via a QR code. £250 and serves three to four people. Final delivery date before Christmas is 23 December. adamhandling.co.uk

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Detox Kitchen Vegan Festive Box

Detox Kitchen’s Vegan Festive Veg Box

Proving Christmas isn’t all about turkey and pigs in blankets is Detox Kitchen, which has launched a new vegan festive DIY kit. The box contains everything you need to create a nut roast with seasonal veggies followed by cacao truffles, washed down with a Seedlip 108 and cucumber tonic. £55, detoxkitchen.co.uk

Mindful Chef Christmas Box

Mindful Chef

Since its launch in 2015, Mindful Chef has become a market leader in healthy meal delivery – and now the food delivery service has added Christmas food boxes to its offering. The menu includes all the classic festive dishes with a healthy twist, such as mushroom and lentil roast, turkey with sprouts and cranberry, and venison with roasted chestnuts, parsnips and carrots. All meals are nutritionally balanced, free from refined carbs, gluten and dairy, with all ingredients high quality and sustainably sourced.

Available to pre-order for delivery from 13 – 23 December. mindfulchef.com

Christmas Babka

Shuk’s Christmas Babka Kits

Make your own Christmas babka with Shuk’s handy kit. Your box will contain everything you need to roll, top, shape and bake a babka, including mincemeat, Panettone oat crumble, babka dough and brandy cream. A great home baking activity or gift for a foodie friend.

£20, available 27 November. shuk-london.com

Jason Atherton at Home For Christmas

Jason Atherton x Lake District Farmers at Home For Christmas

Enjoy a delicious Christmas feast worth looking forward to with the exciting collaboration from Lake District Farmers and Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton. You’ll find everything you need for a three-course feast for up to six people conveniently delivered right to your door, with enough for leftovers the next day. Follow Jason’s simple instructions and indulge in pigs in blankets venison & cranberry cocktail sausages, turkey breast with buttered mash potatoes and much more

£435, designed to be shared between six people, available now for delivery on 22nd and 23rd December, lakedistrictfarmers.com

Club Mexicana Taco Boxes

Club Mexicana Christmas Taco Box

Tacos may not be the first thing that spring to mind when you think of Christmas food, but vegan restaurant Club Mexicana has added a festive element to the Mexican dish. The three-course Christmas taco box includes a Mexican-style tortilla soup to start followed by ‘turkey’ tacos topped with sweet potato, crispy sprouts and chipotle cranberry sauce. To finish, it’s chilli chocolate brownies served with booze-infused cream.

£60, designed to be shared between four people, available from 1 December. shop.clubmexicana.com

The Full Monty Christmas Hamper

Christmas Day Hamper at Home, Full Monty Events

Forget laborious potato peeling, this hamper from Monty Cleveley’s Full Monty Events contains everything you need for a hassle-free Christmas. The hamper includes pre-prepared luxurious meals for Christmas Day brunch and lunch, plus canapés – all you need to do is pop them in the oven. Think a smoked salmon and avocado Christmas Day breakfast, then a beef or turkey roast with all the trimmings. Not to mention the Neal’s Yard cheeseboard. You can also buy additional add-ons, such as paired drinks, decorations, crackers and hand-written menus.

£95, fullmontyevents.co.uk


SMOKESTAK Christmas At Home

SMOKESTAK founder David Carter will be setting up his wood-fired smoker for the festive season, offering a whole host of Christmas specials such as smoked Devonshire turkey, treacle cured smoked gammon and smoked goosnargh duck. All meat has been sourced from long-standing suppliers Philip Warren Butchers and Swaledale, before being smoked over kiln-dried English oak for up to 15 hours. All you’ll need to do is reheat and assemble, using the instructions provided.

Available from 18 December until 21 December, smokestakshop.co.uk


Manteca At Home

Nose-to-tail Soho restaurant Manteca has a number of Christmas food boxes in its collection. There’s the starter box, which includes homemade salumi, smoked cod’s roe and chicken liver parfait, Christmas pudding and amaretti. There’s also a slightly bigger one, which contains all of the above plus goose, cranberry and pistachio sausages. And for those looking to go all out, a luxury hamper features everything mentioned plus tortellini in brodo, porchetta and four pillowy brioche buns.

Pre-order from 16 November, with delivery through December, last Christmas orders by 18 December, mantecarestaurant.co.uk

Field & Flower

Large Christmas Day Box, Field & Flower

One for the meat-lovers, this box from Field & Flower includes a free-range bronze turkey, unsmoked gammon, a honey glazed ham joint, unsmoked bacon, pigs in blankets and pork stuffing. But it’s not only meat: there’s also a selection of cheeses, including Somerset camembert, Cornish blue and vintage cheddar. And to top it off, some goose fat – the key to crispy roasties.

£154.64, serves 8-10 people, fieldandflower.co.uk

Pasta Remoli

Truffle Christmas Box, Pasta Remoli

Nothing says autumn like the unmistakeable waft of truffle, so make the most of it this season with Pasta Remoli’s Truffle Christmas Box. Inside you’ll find everything you need to create a feast for four to six guests: handmade truffle ravioli, mushroom sauce, parmesan and olive oil. But it doesn’t stop there: there’s also a Chocolate Torrone, a Panettone and a bottle of prosecco thrown in for good measure.

£90, pastaremoli.co.uk

Mac & Wild

Mac & Wild 3-Course Festive Burger Kit

Who says burgers can’t be festive? Mac & Wild’s 3-Course Festive Burger Kit kicks off with a smoked salmon tartare followed by a Christmas burger: think pork stuffing, venison patty, melted Morangie Brie, red cabbage and shredded sprout tops. Finish on a sweet note with a sticky toffee pudding lathered in salted caramel sauce.

£25pp, restaurantkitsuk.com

Lyle's mince pies

Mince Pie Kits, Lyle’s

Have a go at recreating the famous mince pies from Michelin-starred Lyle’s with their new make-your-own kit, which includes aged mince mix, homemade pastry and a tray to bake your creations on. The box makes 12 pies, and comes with step-by-step instructions.

£54, lyleslondon.com