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#1 José

Posted 09 July 2019 - 03:19 PM

has anyone used the meal delivery service - dinner ladies.
what was it like?

#2 premmie

Posted 09 July 2019 - 03:38 PM

The food is really yum! I've ordered a few times and just bought my brother and his wife a voucher from Dinner Ladies as a "baby gift" when their second child was born.

#3 Luci

Posted 09 July 2019 - 04:17 PM

I have bought from them a few times and always been very happy.

#4 Beanette

Posted 09 July 2019 - 04:35 PM

I have done a few orders since we've had our second baby, the food is really delicious and I love that it's made with identifiable ingredients and not a bunch of numbers.

#5 bluesilk

Posted 09 July 2019 - 05:01 PM

Yes, very good. Delicious, home cooked meals, with kid-friendly options. Was very worthwhile when our kids were babies.

#6 Hands Up

Posted 09 July 2019 - 05:14 PM

Very, very good.

#7 mumofruby

Posted 09 July 2019 - 08:45 PM

Very good, over the years, I've ordered lots from them. Very delicious and good value.

I can often make the large dishes with a sauce such as butter chicken, thai chicken surry stretch to 2 nights for our family of 4 by adding in 1/2 kilo chicken thigh fillets (cook it separately and then add to the dish to heat up). Serve with rice and Vegetables

#8 Sarzie

Posted 09 July 2019 - 08:51 PM

Ive ordered twice recently (just returned to work from mat leave) and the food has been delicious and my kids (6 and under) have loved it too. We plan to order every so often so we can heat it up for nights when we are both working and tired. It is quite good value too.

#9 ABabyPlease

Posted 09 July 2019 - 09:09 PM

I only ordered once and found some items better than others. Generally we liked the pies and curries and DS liked the kids pasta when we ate the curry.

We didn't like the meatballs and pasta sauce.

#10 Cimbom

Posted 10 July 2019 - 12:18 AM

Hmm I feel a bit weird saying that I wasn’t massively impressed but maybe we didn’t order the right things. I also felt it was on the expensive side in terms of value for money so maybe that coloured my view a bit

#11 gracie1978

Posted 10 July 2019 - 04:47 AM

I was really impressed, delicious.

A tad expensive, but if you're working FT or unable to cook it's a good option.

#12 José

Posted 11 July 2019 - 04:16 PM

View PostABabyPlease, on 09 July 2019 - 09:09 PM, said:

We didn't like the meatballs and pasta sauce.

good to know.
i was going to order meatballs but maybe not now!

#13 ABabyPlease

Posted 11 July 2019 - 08:55 PM

We didn't like the sausage rolls either.

#14 NeedSleepNow

Posted 11 July 2019 - 08:58 PM

I didn’t enjoy their food at all I’ll admit. I much preferred the good from Gourmet Dinner Service, but it was more expensive.

#15 halcyondays

Posted 12 July 2019 - 12:59 PM

My kids are quite selective in what they like
The meatballs are too lemony and they don’t like any of the curries
Love the cottage pie, snapper pie, chicken and roast veg pie. Butter chicken is nice. The chicken parmigiana was liked but I think they changed the recipe and now kids say it’s too lemony. The marinated salmon with soy and Ginger, the Korean chicken and Vietnamese pork patties are popular here too.

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