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Christmas Box FAQs 2023

What is different from last year's Christmas box?

We've taken your feedback onboard to make some of our recipes tastier and easier! The new recipes are: Christmas Roast Beef (For the Beef Christmas Box) Christmas Beef Gravy (For the Beef Christmas Box) Slow Braised Red Cabbage with Apple and Redcurrant Jelly (Turkey and Beef Boxes) Millionaire's Cheesecake Christmas Puddings with Salted Caramel and Almonds (Optional for Turkey and Beef Boxes) These recipes have been rigorously tested by our in-house chefs and we hope you’ll agree that they're absolutely delicious.

Is there a Veggie Christmas Box?

Unfortunately, we don’t offer a veggie option in our Christmas Box. However, we will have a veggie roast alternative on the menu for our boxes over the festive period, so make sure you check out our regular menu nearer the time.

When will the Christmas Box be delivered?

The Christmas Box is a one-off order and will be delivered to your chosen address on the 22nd December. Please remember that the cut-off for ordering the Christmas box is the 14th of December, so get your order in quick!
Do I receive a whole turkey or turkey crown in my box?
If you’re ordering a Christmas box for 4-6 people, you’ll get a turkey crown. The Turkey crown weight is between 2kg - 2.75kg. Our larger boxes for 8-10 people contain a whole turkey. The whole turkey weight is between 5kg - 6kg. We’ve done it this way to make sure there’s the right amount of turkey for everyone around the table, while also helping you to reduce food waste.
What addons can I get with my Christmas box?
If you’re ordering the Turkey Christmas Box, you can get the cheeseboard side and dessert for an extra fee, However if you order the Beef Christmas Box you can only get the dessert at an extra fee and no cheese box.
Where are you delivering the Christmas box?
The Christmas box will be available for Mainland UK, Channel Islands & Isle of Man postcodes. Unfortunately, due to challenges outside of our control, we are unable to deliver the Christmas Box to Northern Ireland. We are always expanding our delivery areas to provide even more customers with our delicious Christmas Box, so if we don’t deliver to you this time around, make sure you check back next year. Below is a list of UK postcodes where we are unable to deliver our Christmas box to: AB30-AB38, AB41-AB45, AB51-AB56 FK18-FK21 BT1-BT94 HS1-HS9 IM99 IV1-IV28, IV30-IV32, IV36, IV40-IV49, IV51-IV56, IV63, IV99 KA27, KA28 KW1-KW17 PA20-PA80 PH15-PH26, PH30-PH44, PH49-PH50 TR21-TR25 ZE1-ZE3
Will there be Christmas themed recipes in your weekly boxes?
The recipes in our regular weekly boxes will offer a variety of classic winter warmers, and upcoming Christmas themed recipes. Make sure you check out our regular menu nearer the time to see our latest offerings.
What's the cut off date for ordering a Christmas box?
In the same way as our subscription, we need to have a cut-off point for the ingredients to be ordered from our suppliers. This way we can make sure we only order exactly what we need. As a result, we’ve made the deadline to order or make any amendments to your Christmas box, Thursday, 14th December at 11:59 PM.
How long will my Christmas meal take to prep?
Turkey Box: Total cooking times for 4-6 people are 3-4 hours the night before and 4-5 hours on the day. For 8-10 people you will need 3.5-4.5 hours the night before and 5.5-6 hours on the day. Beef Box: Total cooking times for 4-6 people are 3-4 hours the night before and 3-4 hours on the day. For 8-10 people you will need 3.5-4.5 hours the night before and 3.5-4.5 hours on the day. Don’t worry, you won’t be in the kitchen the whole time as we’ve tried to help you finish the majority of the prep work the day before! Remember, the recipe booklet will be available closer to Christmas for you to get prepared way ahead.

Can I order more than one Christmas Box?

. Yes, you can buy as many as you like, they'll just need to be placed as separate orders. Enjoy!
Can I order a Christmas box if I don't have a HelloFresh subscription?
As this is a one off order, you don't need a HelloFresh subscription to get our Traditional Christmas Box.
Do I need to skip my subscription if I order the Christmas Box?
If you have a subscription with HelloFresh, ordering our Christmas Box won’t automatically skip your regular box. If you don’t want to receive your weekly box alongside the Christmas one, make sure you log into your account and skip your delivery for that week. You can login and do that here now.
Can I order from my account if I have a HelloFresh subscription?
Yes, you can order from your existing account. Please note, the Christmas box is a separate order and you are not committed to a subscription after you've enjoyed the festive period.

Will I need to buy any special ingredients?

Everything you need will be delivered pre-portioned for you. Just like our subscription boxes, we make sure you have everything to cook up a delicious Christmas feast. You'll just need some basics like foil, oil, salt, and pepper.