The shocking cost of M&S Christmas dinner with £28 vegetables and £20 pork pie

​M&S Christmas food

Marks & Spencer Christmas food can be ordered now

Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray

Published: 07/11/2023

- 11:54

Updated: 12/01/2024

- 08:54

Marks & Spencer has a range of luxury foods on offer for Christmas dinner this year, but shoppers might have to fork out a small fortune

Christmas food delivery slots are already available to book with the popular retailer.

GB News has exclusively looked at how much it would cost to pick up staples at Marks & Spencer for a classic Christmas dinner.

The price of turkey and festive sides including vegetables, potatoes, pigs in blankets and stuffing could set a family of six back more than £120.

This works out at just over £20 per person for the main meal.

\u200bM&S pigs in blankets and stuffing

M&S pigs in blankets and stuffing is available to order


M&S pork pie

The M&S pork pie costs £20


Christmas dinner

Collection Slow Cooked Whole Turkey Crown (Serves 6-7), £65

Classic Vegetable Selection (Serves 6), £28

British Outdoor Bred Pork Garnish Selection (Serves 6), £12.50

Collection Tartiflette potatoes (Serves 4), £15

The Vegetable Collection, on sale for £28, includes Brussels sprouts with pancetta, goose-fat roasties, parsnips, carrot and swede crush, cauliflower cheese, chestnuts and red cabbage.

The Pork Garnish selection comes with 16 pigs in blankets and 16 pork, sage and onion stuffing balls.

Starters, desserts and sides

Collection Hand Crafted Festive Sausage Roll Garland (Serves 16), £9

Atlantic Prawn Cocktail (Serves 6), £18

Collection Large Hand-Finished Cranberry-Topped Pork Pie (Serves 10), £20

Collection Lightly Smoked Salmon Wreath with Honey, Pomegranate & Orange Glaze (Serves 8), £45

Cheeseboard Selection (Serves 10), £22

Collection 12-Month Matured Christmas Pudding (Serves 8), £13

Collection Crackling Chocolate Logs (Serves 16), £23

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Starters, desserts and sides could add a lot more to the total cost


If adding in a cheeseboard and mix of popular starters and desserts, shoppers could fork out a further £15-£20 per person, based on the above selections.

There is a range of products on offer at Marks & Spencer with various price points, meaning Britons could make cheaper choices if they wished.

If shopping in stores, some items are available for lower prices, such as Christmas dinner vegetables.

A Marks & Spencer spokesperson told GB News: "This Christmas our customers can shop a traditional festive dinner for four at £39.20, that’s £9.80 per person. We pride ourselves on delivering trusted value through exceptional-quality products at the best possible price all year round and the Christmas dinner includes Select Farms White Potatoes and British Parsnips, and British Oakham Turkey Joint and British Outdoor Bred Pigs in Blankets.

"We have a selection of British outdoor bred pork pies available at M&S Food, such as our Collection Hand Finished Melton Mowbray Pork Pie (serves 4) at £4.

"Outside of our Christmas ranges, we introduced our Remarksable range in 2019 investing over £100million since launch to keep over 100 of the items our customers buy the most at everyday low prices, with Vitamin D enriched Super Soft white sliced bread at 75p, free range eggs at £1.25 and air-dried Italian pasta at 75p.”

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