If you’re planning your Christmas dinner and festive feasts then look no further than Leicester Market.

Market traders have been on hand throughout 2020 to make sure nobody goes without, offering the freshest local produce for home delivery and now, as Christmas approaches, you can look forward to a fantastic range of options from them at unbelievable prices.

We found out more in this week’s BID Leicester Spotlight.

At Leicester Market, you can get everything you need to create sumptuous meals under one roof. With so much to choose from, including some traders providing Christmas hampers and many offering delivery, forget the supermarket and support local instead. Many of the traders are offering set hamper options, however being independent local traders most are happy to also help you build your own package. You can get in touch with any of the traders to discuss your requirements.

Here’s just a glimpse of what is on offer…

Andrew Sykes

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Andrew Sykes Butchers have a special Christmas hamper available and all items in the hamper can also be frozen. Included is a half turkey butterfly, pork loin, topside of beef, pigs in blankets, sausages, sausage meat and stuffing. Everything you need for the big day! They also offer delivery and you can place an order via Andrew Sykes’ Facebook page or by calling 0116 251 8750.

Country Fayre

Country Fayre has not one but two amazing Christmas hamper options available – the Luxury Christmas Hamper and the Banquet Christmas Hamper. The luxury hamper includes everything from turkey, sausages and bacon to a cheeseboard, pork pie and eggs. The Banquet Christmas Hamper will double up on everything allowing you to feed everyone in your family bubble. Visit the Country Fayre Facebook page to order and for full hamper details. You can also order by calling 0116 2531432.

Sherwin’s Cheese

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Christmas just isn’t Christmas without an over the top cheese board! There’s no better place in Leicester to buy quality English and continental cheeses than Sherwin’s Cheese Stall, located in Leicester Market’s Food Hall. Sherwin’s have a range of hampers available from luxury cheeseboards, to packages also including pork pie, chutney, sausages and more. They offer home delivery too and you can order by calling 0116 2629236. Visit their Facebook page for full hamper options.

Kotula & Sons

A jewel in Leicester Market’s Food Hall, Kotula & Sons are Polish butchers who now offer delivery with all orders over £30. They have an amazing range of pork, chicken and beef – including regional produce such as Poledwiczki, beef szponder and Polish sausage. You can order via their Facebook page.

Keith Ashmore’s Butcher

The Leicester Butcher, Keith has so much on offer for you this Christmas, from turkey and turkey crowns or rump and sirloin steaks, to chicken fillets, boneless loin pork chops, lamb steaks, chops and much more! Contact them on 0116 251 7272 to discuss your requirements and place an order.

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Of course, no Christmas feast would be complete without the traditional trimmings. Roast potatoes, carrots, parsnips, Brussels sprouts, swede and more, you can get all of your fresh vegetables and fruit for desserts from Leicester Market’s amazing outdoor traders, which remain open Monday – Saturday.

The indoor food hall is open 6 days/week in the run up to Christmas and will also be open on Sunday 20 December for last minute shoppers. View full opening times below. Please note that traders are offering delivery services but these are filling up quickly so be sure to book your slot soon. Follow Leicester Market on Facebook and Twitter for latest info.

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