Albury-based, Mandira’s Kitchen are delivering their freezer meals to doorsteps in the local area twice a week. They are also available to be picked up from them at the Silent Pool or farm shops in the area. mandiraskitchen.com. Talk to them about getting wine and gin delivered from their neighbours Albury Organic Vineyard and Silent Pool Distillery too.
Hill House Farm
Producing fantastic ready meals from their rare breed pigs, as well as bacon, sausages and pork, Hill House Farm offer free delivery within 20 miles of their farm in Dorking. For all other areas, just ask for pricing before ordering. learnlandleisure.com
Durban Street Food
Durban Street Food produce quick, easy ready cooked, frozen meals inspired by their South African heritage. Home-style food in minutes. They are offering free delivery in a one mile radius of their shop at 169 South Lane, New Malden KT3 5ES. Order value of £30 or more. www.durbanstreetfood.co.uk
Pie kings, MyPie, are offering their delicious baked goods for hot and cold takeaways from their SW18 1SN bakery (times vary, so check their social). Pre-orders can be placed at pies@MYPIE.london and they are also offering home deliveries. www.mypie.london
Surrey Hills Butchers
Oxshott’s Surrey Hills Butchers has teamed up with top chef Nick Sinclair to offer delicious side dishes to accompany your expertly prepared cuts of quality meat from sustainable farms. These are currently available in store. http://butcherscook.com.
How to Cook Good Food
Laura Scott of How to Cook Good Food in Epsom is in the process of setting up her website shop for weekly food pick up/delivery, including freshly baked bread and sweet treats, freezer filler meals and a weekly vegan and vegetarian meal service. Watch this space: www.howtocookgoodfood.co.uk
Botley Hill Farmhouse
Botley Hill Farmhouse is offering an occasional takeaway meal service (think Friday fish and chips and Sunday roasts). Availability is limited, so it's best to sign up for their newsletters, as that's how they tend to let their customers know what's available, and when. www.botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk
The Wood Fired Larder
From their Shepherd Hut takeaway pizza cafe base outdoors at Priory Farm near Redhill, Surrey, The Wood Fired Larder can cook up delicious pizzas and piping hot cappuccinos. They are also running a collection and delivery service with their teardrop caravan, directly from their house in Brockham on Wednesdays from 12 noon to 8pm. In addition, there is a delivery service for those who are self-isolating or vulnerable. www.thewoodfiredlarder.co.uk
Farm Shop foods and delivery services
Flower Farm, Godstone
The shop will remain open. There is also an online delivery service, which operates on a simple 'Ration Box' scheme with a box full of fresh fruit and vegetables, milk, eggs from the farm and fresh bread delivered right to your door, with options to add items from the butchery, deli, beer from The Godstone Brewers (brewed on the farm) and wine from Biddenden Vineyards. Read more https://flower-farm.co.uk/boxes/
For the freshest organic fruit and vegetables direct from small local growers, Greener Greens has been ticking all the boxes since 1995. The box scheme proudly supplies many families across Surrey, West Sussex and South West London with the freshest organic produce around. greenergreens.com. Demand is extremely high at the moment.
Village Greens Farm Shop
Village Greens Farm Shop has increased its Veg Box delivery capacity to people in the Dorking and Ockley area. Seasonal fruit and veg delivered direct to your home. www.vgfarmshop.com/veg-bags
Priory Farm remains open with social distancing provisions in place. www.prioryfarm.co.uk
Kingfisher Farm Shop
From fresh fruit and veg to local meats, condiments, drinks and more, Kingfisher Farm Shop in Abinger Hammer, Surrey is a champion of farm to table food and drink. Their shop is open but they are now taking orders by phone and delivering locally. kingfisherfarmshop.com
Bramble Farm Turkeys
Rearing slow-grown, high-welfare turkeys in the Surrey Hills since 1929, Bramble Farm are currently taking orders for their turkeys ready for the festive season - and they have a whole host of amazing recipes on their website to help you make the most of every morsel of a larger bird still. www.bramblefarm.co.uk
Mole Valley package
Hill House Farm near Dorking, Chalk Hills Bakery in Reigate and Dorking Brewery and Aldhurst Farm in Capel are working together to offer Mole Valley residents free delivery of fresh pasteurised milk, freshly baked bread, craft beer and real ale, and Hill House farm ham, bacon, sausages and pork, as well as sausage rolls and quiches, on all orders over £10. Call 01306 264000 or email email@example.com before 4.30pm each day, and they will deliver to your door within 24 hours.
Brightleigh Farm Produce
Brightleigh Farm has a pop-up farm shop each weekend - check their social media for the latest. brightleighfarm.co.uk/beef. To order, call or text Penny on 0777 592 4141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dorking's Food Float Stall is operating on Fridays in the main square in St Martin's Walk between 8.30am and mid-afternoon. During this third lockdown there isn't a Saturday Stall but their wonderful group of volunteers is making deliveries to homes in Dorking and the surrounding villages on Saturdays as well as Thursdays. Small veg boxes for two/three people are £11 and large boxes for four/six people are £16. Both always feature potatoes and carrots, plus a mix of other seasonal veg. Bread and eggs are available to add, along with bacon, sausages and fresh meat and poultry. They also have honey, jams, marmalades, chutneys, butter and a selection of cheeses. All locally sourced. More information at www.foodfloat.org/store or email Julia at email@example.com.
Glebe House Godstone
Best-known for their free range, rare breed pigs and cows, Godstone’s Glebe House smallholding is taking its food and drink on the road to neighbouring villages in a 1961 Citroen H van called Maude. Maude stocks Glebe House’s pork and beef, including homemade sausages, burgers and pies, as well as local honey and free range hen and duck eggs. There will also be Chalk Hills Bakery bread, Hot Pods sauces and High Weald Dairy cheeses. Check their social media for latest openings and locations. glebehousegodstone.co.uk
Laura Scott, Epsom
Chef and supper club host Laura Scott offers a weekly At Home Dining service with an ever changing menu. They can be collected or delivered locally for a small fee. Find out more at: www.howtocookgoodfood.co.uk.
Delicious cakes, expertly handmade and decorated. The current bestsellers are loaf cakes, boxes of piped cupcakes and 6” round layer cakes, which perfectly satisfy the gift or treat option. They are happy to deliver, free of charge, to the Dorking area. Customers are able to pay online to respect the social distancing guidelines. To order, get in touch through our website: www.velvetfig.com/contact or call Emma on 07789452712.
At Charlie's Trout, the fish is harvested to order from the crystal-clear waters of the historic Longford Estate in Wiltshire and then smoked for up to 16 hours using only the finest oak sawdust. This produces a silky textured smoked product. Online ordering is available for fresh trout, smoked trout, trout fishcakes and trout pâté via www.charliestrout.co.uk
Milk Churn Shop, Rudgwick
The popular Milk Churn coffee shop has been turned into an essential produce store. They are taking click and collect orders on the website www.milkchurn.shop and offering free deliveries to Rudgwick and neighbouring villages to over 70s, vulnerable or NHS/Key workers.
The perfect present for food lovers, a Sussex Gourmand gift box contains award-winning Sussex artisan products that work together in perfect harmony. With something for all tastes and budgets, each box comes complete with tasting notes and your personal message, and is delivered by courier throughout mainland UK in eco-friendly, chilled packaging. If you’d like to order more than one box or a bespoke order, or need delivery outside the UK mainland, just ask. It's not just gift boxes, either - food lovers can also treat themselves to delicious food and wine to tuck into at home. sussexgourmand.com/shop
Plurenden Manor Farm
Plurenden Manor Farm deliver milk, butter, cream, veg, bread, juices, preserves, milk alternatives, eggs, tea, coffee and more, to areas in Kent. They are also happy to deliver to a community hub in the area if there is concern for local residents who fall into the vulnerable category. You can contact them at www.plurendenmilk.co.uk or firstname.lastname@example.org. Demand is exceptionally high at the moment.
Cheese and charcuterie
The Cheese Hut
As well as their incredible cheese selection, The Cheese Hut near Brighton stocks bacon, ham, charcuterie, wine and ale. Contact them at email@example.com for mail order options.
Bookham Harrison Farms
Home of Sussex Charmer, Bookham Harrison Farms at Rudgwick is delivering the farm's cheeses and butter throughout the UK and their NEW Charmer Cheese on Toast Ready Meal! www.bookhamharrison.co.uk
Condiments and hot sauces
Fair Dinkum Fare
Inspired by their Australian heritage, Mark and Cheryl Beale’s Fair Dinkum Fare is a Surrey-based producer of savoury and sweet chilli and non-chilli products. These range from their hottest sauce, Ripper, which features one the world’s hottest chilli, the Carolina Reaper, to the mildest, Spicy Plum, which is a wonderfully rich sauce ideally suited to cheese and cold meats. They are now offering free postage on all 3-packs. Choose any 3 sauces or oils for £13. fairdinkumfare.co.uk/shop
Anila's Authentic Sauces
Discover why there really is no other taste that matches Anila's range of sauces, chutneys and pickles. Customers continue to enjoy her wonderful products to make delicious curries simply and easily. The range also includes 14 exceptional chutneys and pickles to complement the curry sauces, winning numerous awards including the Best Speciality Award for the South East for one of her pickles. Free delivery on orders of £50 and over in Mainland UK. anilassauces.com/shop
Bartie's Sussex Faire
Producer of award-winning artisan chutneys, jams, marmalades, jellies, mustards, relishes and sauces. Owned and run by John 'Bartie' Bartlett, all products are made in small batches at John's home, using seasonal produce from Sussex and Kent. Some fruits are grown in John's own garden and those of friends and neighbours. Order online at sussexfaire.co.uk/index.php - free delivery for orders over £30.
Bread and online workshops
Chalk Hills Bakery
Chalk Hills Bakery are offering delivery, drop off and click and collect fresh bread from their Reigate shop and Horley bakery. Add bread, pastries, cakes and more to your basket at https://goodeats.io/homedelivery. Order online the day before by 3.30pm (orders accepted Sunday through to Thursday).
Ruth’s Little Kitchen
If you live in the Brockham and Dorking area of Surrey, Ruth is increasing her weekly bakes to twice a week - Tuesday and Friday – and there will be free delivery to the over 70s and any one classed in the vulnerable category. She is also offering free online ‘cook together’ workshops. E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and follow her Instagram, @ruthslittlekitchen.
Mummy Makes Fudge
Farnham-based Mummy Makes Fudge’s delicious proper-crumbly fudge is available from her online shop at www.mummymakes.net/shop
Just Because Treats
Just Because Treats alfajores (melt-in-the-mouth shortbread-like cookies) can be ordered online at https://justbecausetreats.co.uk.
To keep your caffeine supply stocked up, look up Chimney Fire Coffee (www.chimneyfirecoffee.com/shop), and Surrey Hills Coffee (surreyhillscoffee.co.uk) who offer online orders.
Chimney Fire Coffee also offers coffee subscriptions with free delivery - read more at https://www.chimneyfirecoffee.com/subscribe
If you need to stock up on sparkling wine from the Surrey Hills, then Albury Vineyard are offering free delivery on orders over £50. Order via their website www.alburyvineyard.com and us the discount code FREEDELIVERY at the checkout. Talk to them about getting Indian ready meals from Mandira's Kitchen and gin from Silent Pool Distillery too.
Greyfriars Vineyard’s Cellar Door Shop near Guildford is open as normal, Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm. However, you can now pre-order any of their wines for Contact Free Collection outside the shop. They are also offering free delivery for online orders over £30 nationwide, as well as free local delivery to many GU postcodes. See www.greyfriarsvineyard.co.uk for full details.
Hop Stop, Oxted and Reigate
Access to Hop Stop’s beer list for collection is exclusive to their subscribers and then the process is four easy steps:
1) Monday morning at 9am they release the beer order form exclusively to our subscribers
2) Subscribers browse the list, make their selection and place their order.
3) Collection is on Friday from either Oxted (midday – 2pm) or Reigate (3.30pm – 5pm).
In addition, Oxted Hop Stop will be open each Saturday from 10am-2pm for walk-in customers (social distancing measures will of course apply). The aim is to availability as supply channels slowly open again. https://www.hopstopbeers.co.uk/
The Godstone Brewers
Anne and Steve report that five-litre cans are available on some lines as well as 12 x 500ml mixed bottle cases - free delivery local area [approximately five miles of Godstone]. They have moved away from collection to delivery via online orders with BACS or contactless card payment - contact email@example.com Many of the beers are also available via Flower Farm home delivery as a 'Ration Box' add-on.
Enjoy beer made from Chalk Hills Bakery bread (www.chalkhillsbakery.com) from the team at Crumbs Brewing in Reigate. You can order their beer at www.crumbsbrewing.co.uk/shop and they are discounting their stock.
You can order Dorking Brewery beers online and they offer next day delivery of in stock beers to all Surrey customers: https://dorkingbrewery.com/brewery-shop. They have also teamed up with Hill House Farm, Chalk Hills Bakery and Aldhurst Farm (see Mole Valley package in Farm Shop foods).
The Surrey Copper Distillery
Based in Dunsfold, The Surrey Copper Distillery is now offering free UK delivery on all orders from their online shop: www.thesurreycopperdistillery.com/shop.
Gospel Green Cyder
Gospel Green Cyder is handcrafted using the 'Traditional Method' as employed in the Champagne region of France from apples grown in a Hampshire orchard. They have received amazing reviews - read some of them here. Visit their website for more information and order online at https://www.gospelgreen.co.uk/shop
Gran Stead's Ginger
Order yourself some delicious Gran Stead’s non-alcoholic mellow or fiery ginger wine, traditional still lemonade, lemonade with ginger and blackcurrant with ginger or spiced ginger punch. https://www.gransteadsginger.co.uk/order-online.html
With a full range of wine, cider and juice available for home delivery throughout the UK, Biddenden Vineyards are continuing to offer this service as long as they can within all current guidelines. www.biddenden.myshopify.com
Pay it forward...
There are many food and drink businesses that rely on their events/gatherings to make ends meet. So, if one of your favourite pubs, restaurants, chefs, businesses etc is having to cancel events in the current climate, why not consider buying gift vouchers if you're in the financial position to do so?
The Salt Box
The Salt Box set out on an adventure to bring people together through food and fire in and around the south east of England, and they've achieved amazing results in just a short time. You can buy gift vouchers for their supper clubs and experiences available here wearethesaltbox.co.uk/gift-vouchers.
Modern European in style with British ingredients and French flair at its heart, London House is one of Surrey’s best restaurants and has been recognised by the Michelin Guide since 2012. Gift vouchers here: www.restaurantlondonhouse.co.uk/gift-voucher.
And one final thing...
Look after yourselves and each other, people. We'll get through this together.
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