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Christmas dinner list

A seamless Christmas is all in the preparation. We've collated a guide of the must-have items to add, and tick off, your festive shopping list

THE MAIN EVENT

Select what you need, then add to your basket

Sides &
trimmings

  • Potatoes 
  • Brussels sprouts 
  • Pigs in blankets 
  • Carrots 
  • Parsnips 
  • Peas 
  • Red cabbage 
  • Cauliflower 
  • Stuffing

Sauces & condiments

  • Cranberry sauce 
  • Bread sauce 
  • Apple sauce 
  • Mustard 
  • Gravy 
  • Horseradish 
  • Chutney 
  • Butter

Food cupboard

  • Goose fat 
  • Oil 
  • Flour 
  • Cloves 
  • Herbs & spices 
  • Stock cubes

Desserts

  • Christmas pudding 
  • Christmas cake 
  • Fresh cream 
  • Brandy sauce 
  • Panettone  
  • Stollen 
  • Fresh fruit
  • Pavlovas
  • Trifle
  • Mince pies 
  • Yule log 
  • Cheese 
  • Cheese crackers

Sweets & nibbles

  • Nuts 
  • Crisps 
  • Dips 
  • Dates 
  • Biscuits 
  • Satsumas 
  • Savoury snacks 
  • Tin of chocolates
  • After dinner mints 
  • Canapés
  • Champagne 
  • Wine  
  • Gin 
  • Brandy 
  • Sherry 
  • Port 
  • Irish cream liqueur
  • Beer 
  • Cider
  • Tea 
  • Coffee 
  • Hot chocolate 
  • Soft drinks & mixers
  • Lemons 
  • Limes 
  • Toilet roll 
  • Bin bags 
  • Cling film 
  • Foil 
  • Greaseproof paper 
  • Cooking string 
  • Kitchen roll 
  • Tea towels 
  • Napkins
  • Candles
  • Dishwasher tablets 
  • Dishcloths 
  • Washing up liquid 
  • Matches 
  • Plasters
  • Batteries
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Wrapping paper 
  • Gift bags 
  • Gift tags 
  • Christmas cards 
  • Sellotape 
  • Ribbon 
  • Christmas crackers
Turkey Buying Guide

Let's talk turkeys

If you're planning on serving the big bird on the big day, you can follow our helpful guide to find the turkey that suits your celebrations best. There are delicious recipes, plus cooking and carving tips too.

Turkey buying guide

Get ahead on presents - John Lewos

GET AHEAD ON PRESENTS

With a gift for every wish at John Lewis, you'll find just what you need to surprise everyone on your list this year. 

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For any other last-minute Christmas items, you can amend your waitrose.com grocery order up to 6pm the day before delivery