Best Marks and Spencer Christmas food for 2020

The wait is over! M&S Christmas food collection 2020 has been revealed...
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  • However you're planning to celebrate Christmas this year, make sure you do it in style with Marks and Spencer's Christmas food! M&S have done it again...

    When it comes to cooking Christmas dinner, we know too well that things can get quite stressful! Turkey, stuffing balls and potatoes roasting in the oven, pans on top of pans of boiling veg, so finding salvation in some pre-made shortcuts is truly a blessing.

    Whether you want to buy a ready-made starter or dessert, need help putting your pigs in blankets, or want to relax over Christmas and buy the whole lot already prepped, M&S has got you covered.

    We’ve rounded up our favourite festive foods on offer at M&S, and we can honestly say, they’re delicious! Known for their outstanding quality, M&S has pulled out all the stops this year to make Christmas 2020 one to remember.

    We’ve selected the very best starters, mains, desserts and even a few items if you’re planning to have friends or family over. We’ve considered different dietary requirements, however, take a look at our best vegan dinner guide if you want a full plant-based Christmas.

    Best M&S Christmas food for 2020: Quick links

    4 Collection Shellfish Puffs, £20, 600g
    Collection Seafood Rockpool,  £25, 785g
    Best Ever Smoked Salmon, £5, 100g
    Ricotta Stacks, £7, 380g 
    Collection Perfect Turkey Crown, £50, 2.9kg
    Plant Kitchen Vegan Festive Wreath, £10, 720g
    Mushroom & Camembert Pie, £18, 975g
    Best Ever Pigs in Blankets, £5, 342g
    Collection Chocolate & Orange Christmas Pudding, £12, 800g
    Collection Golden Balls, £12, 640g
    Plant Kitchen Chocolate Torte, £12, 500g
    Christmas Tree Colin the Caterpillar, £10, 690g 
    Giant Gold Bullion Bar, £20, 750g
    Collection Molten Mountain Cheese Bakes, £7, 400g
    10 Cheesy crumpets and Marmite, £7, 205g 
    8 Chicken doughnut dippers, £5, 330g

    Best M&S Christmas Starters

    4 Collection Shellfish Puffs

    Price: £20

    What is it? Queen scallops and Honduran prawns in a creamy shellfish sauce, topped with flaky all-butter puff pastry. Served in scallop shells. A real showstopping starter, what is not to love? Serves 4 | 600g

    Note: Christmas food collection from 22nd December

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    Collection Seafood Rockpool

    Price: £25

    What is it? A seafood lover’s dream – this table-ready platter is packed full of Honduran king prawns and scallops (roe-on and in the shell) and Bantry Bay mussels, topped in a rich garlicky, herb butter. Serves 4 | 785g

    Note: Christmas food collection from 22nd December, also in store from 21st December

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    Our Best Ever Smoked Salmon

    Price: £5

    What is it? M&S’ Best Ever smoked salmon is a must-have this Christmas. Dry-cured with British sea salt and twice smoked over oak and chestnut for a delicate, rounded flavour. The salmon has been sliced against the grain for a truly unique texture. Serves 2-4 | 100g

    Note: Available in-store now. Christmas food collection from 22nd December

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    Ricotta Stacks

    Price: £7

    What is it? A trusty award-winning favourite that our customers love. These two elegant, restaurant-style vegetarian starters, or mains, are individual baked ricotta soufflés topped with mushrooms, leeks and kale, with a creamy, white wine sauce.
    Serves 2 | 380g

    Note: In store from 18 December. Christmas food collection from 22 December

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    Merry Christmas Giant Vegetable Roll

    Price: £8

    What is it? This plant-based version with flaky vegan puff pastry, carrot, swede, butternut squash, cranberries and seeds will be loved by anyone, and makes the perfect addition to a buffet table, or sliced and served as a starter.
    Serves 8 | 610g

    Note: In store only from 9th December

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    Merry Christmas Giant Sausage Roll

    Price: £8

    What is it? Made for sharing, and perfect for early Christmas get-togethers, this
    giant version of M&S’ Best Ever sausage roll has been handcrafted in Yorkshire, with a pork sausage and caramelised onion filling, wrapped in all-butter puff pastry. Finished with a festive pastry “Merry Christmas”. Serves 8 | 610g

    Note: In store only from 9th December

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    Best M&S Christmas mains

    Collection Perfect Turkey Crown

    Price: £50

    What is it? The ultimate fool-proof turkey centrepiece every time, this Oakham turkey crown has been stock-basted, stuffed with pork and cranberries, all wrapped in cured bacon. Succulent and delicious – a real crowd-pleaser.
    Serves 6-8 | 2.9kg

    Note: In store from 19th December. christmas food collection from 22nd December

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    Plant Kitchen Vegan Festive Wreath

    Price: £10

    What is it? A vegan centrepiece worthy of any Christmas spread. Packed full of roasted mushrooms, chestnuts and pumpkin seeds, and topped in a cranberry and orange glaze, all tied up as a beautiful festive wreath. Serves 4 | 720g

    Note: In store from 18th December. Christmas food collection from 22nd December

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    Mushroom & Camembert Pie

    Price: £18

    What is it? Who wouldn’t want to tuck into this fabulous and indulgent veggie masterpiece? A Christmas treat for anyone. Savoury mushrooms and roast parsnips in a creamy, cheesy sauce, encased in flaky vegan pastry. Serves 4 | 975g

    Note: In store from 18th December. Christmas food collection from 22nd December

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    Slow-Cooked Turkey Legs

    Price: £12

    What is it? To make sure there’s no wastage from their turkey crowns, M&S has specially prepared these delicious slow-cooked turkey legs, complete with rich turkey gravy. Perfect for extra guests or anyone who prefers darker meat. The meat is so succulent, it falls off the bone. Serves 4 | 1.7kg

    Note: In-store only from 2nd December

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    Best Ever Pigs in Blankets

    Price: £5

    What is it? M&S’ Best Ever pigs in blankets are the ultimate accompaniment for your big feast – 12 cocktail sausages, seasoned and wrapped in crispy bacon. 12 | 342g

    Note: In-store only from 9th December

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    READ MORE: Best Waitrose Christmas food for 2020

    Best M&S Christmas desserts

    Collection Chocolate & Orange Christmas Pudding

    Price: £12

    What is it? Is this the most delicious Christmas pudding yet? Rich and zesty, packed with juicy vine fruit, Belgian chocolate, orange liqueur and brandy. And inside? A melt-in-the- middle chocolate and orange sauce. Irresistible. Serves 8 | 800g

    Note: In-store now. Christmas food collection from 22nd December

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    Collection Golden Balls

    Price: £12

    What is it? Profiteroles with a difference! Go for gold this Christmas with M&S’ dazzling stack of delicate choux pastry puffs; filled with whipped cream, layered with rich salted caramel sauce and decorated with gold malt balls and gold shimmer. Serves 8 | 640g

    Note: In-store from 20th December. Christmas food collection from 22nd December

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    Plant Kitchen Chocolate Torte

    Price: £12

    What is it? A delicious vegan-friendly torte with smooth dark chocolate ganache on a biscuit base, finished with a dusting of cocoa powder and snowflake decoration. Serves 6 | 500g

    Note: Christmas food collection from 22nd December. Also available in store in two slice option

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    Christmas Tree Colin the Caterpillar

    Price: £10

    What is it? Everyone’s favourite caterpillar has gone all seasonal with a makeover, including a festive Santa hat and edible decorations. A moreish chocolate sponge roll filled with chocolate buttercream and smothered in delicious milk chocolate. Serves 10 | 690g

    Note: In-store from 19th December. Christmas food collection from 22nd December.

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    Giant Gold Bullion Bar

    Price: £20

    What is it? M&S are bringing back a customer favourite – this time it’s super-sized to add a touch of theatre to the table. A light caramel mousse, layered with chocolate ganache, crunchy chocolate shortbread pieces and salted caramel sauce, encased in a milk chocolate shell. Simply shatter and share! Serves 4-6 | 750g

    Note: Available in-store from 19th December.

    VISIT: M&S – Available online with Ocado

    Best M&S Christmas party food

    Whether you’re having friends and family over this year, or just want to snack in style, M&S has a great range of Christmas party food.

    Collection Molten Mountain Cheese Bakes

    Price: £7

    What is it? A cheese-lovers’ dream, this fondue pot of Gruyère, Comté and Emmental is topped with bacon lardons, roasted onion and Raclette cheese, and is ready to pop straight into the oven. Serves 4-6 | 400g

    Note: Christmas food collection from 22nd December. Also available as £7 single pack in-store from 2nd December

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    Star Studded Sausage Roll Stack

    Price: £12

    What is it? What’s better than one sausage roll at Christmas? Thirty-two of them baked together over three tiers. This centrepiece, made with seasoned pork sausage and all-butter pastry, really is the star of the show on a buffet table. Serves 8-10 | 650g

    Note: In-store only from 18th December

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    10 Cheesy Crumpets and Marmite

    Price: £7

    What is it? Our mini crumpet canapés were a huge hit last Christmas and are back this year smothered in Marmite and melted Cheddar cheese. 10 | 205g

    Note: Available in-store now.

    VISIT: M&S – Available online with Ocado

    8 Chicken Doughnut Dippers

    Price: £5

    What is it? Dough-nut adjust your screen… you’ve read that right! These jumbo battered British chicken breast “rings” come in their very own doughnut box with BBQ sauce and waffle crumbs for dipping. 8 | 330g

    Note: Available in stores now

    VISIT: M&S – Available online with Ocado

    How to order your M&S Christmas Food

    Simply pre-order your Christmas and New Year food by 5pm on 15 December, ready to collect in store from 22 December for Christmas, or 30 December for New Year. Christmas Food to Order collection is available from the majority of our UK stores, and is free of charge.

    To select your slot, simply click ‘choose collection time’ at the top right-hand corner of your screen. You can search for your preferred location by the name of the store or your postcode. Home delivery is not available.

    Certain times may become very busy, so remember to select you collection date and time as soon as possible in order to secure your preferred collection slot.

    The last order date for both Christmas (for collection on 22, 23 and 24 December) and New Year (for collection on 30 and 31 December) is 5pm on 15 December 2020.

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