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Level up your celebrations with a Nicholsons Butchers’ festive feast

Be the hostess with the mostess this Christmas.

Written by Rachael Nichol
Published 22.11.2023

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Nicholsons Butchers is a family-run business that has been at the heart of their community for over 100 years and is here to level up our festivities.

When it comes to festive feasting, if you buy from award-winning Nicholsons Butchers you already know that your meat will have the highest quality of taste, preparation and provenance.

They’ve got the whole shebang, from whole white turkeys to beef, sirloin boned and rolled, and the grandest festive spread you can imagine. And oh, don’t get us started on that mouth-watering gammon joint perfect for New Year’s Eve.

If you’re aiming to be the hostess with the mostess this Christmas but find yourself pondering over how to cook your chosen meat or which cut is the perfect fit, fear not. Nicholsons Butchers have got your back with their friendly and super knowledgeable team.

So, what’s Nicholsons serving up this Christmas? Our mouths are already watering just thinking about it…

Order online or over the phone by calling 0191 252 5250 and book your two-hour collection slot for Christmas on either the 22nd, 23rd  or 24th of December and for New Year’s Eve on either the 29th or 30th of December. 

 

TRADITIONAL TURKEY

Looking for that classic Christmas turkey that’s a real showstopper? Look no further than Nicholsons Butchers.

Whether you’re craving something extra special with a succulent bronze free-range turkey for that unbeatable flavour and texture or opting for the convenience of a fancy boneless breast joint that’s a breeze to carve – they’ve got you covered.

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Bronze Turkey - from £106.00

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Turkey Butterfly - from £40.00

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Turkey Crown - from £82.00

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White Turkey - from £87.00

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MELT IN YOUR MOUTH MEATS

Nicholsons Butchers have gone all out, curating the juiciest cuts of beef straight from the best local farms. These hand-selected meats have been chilling in Nicholson’s dry ageing fridge for a minimum of 21 days, ensuring flavours like no other.

And let’s not forget the lamb – the unsung hero of tender meats that never fails to win over the whole family.

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Rib of Beef Boned and Rolled - from £40.00

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Sirloin Boned and Rolled - from £40.00

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Shoulder of Lamb - from £17.50

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Leg of Lamb - from £38.00

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CHRISTMAS POULTRY

Get ready to sleigh the Christmas feast game with Nicholsons Butchers’ Christmas poultry line-up. We’re talking 3 bird roasts that are a poultry party – imagine chicken, stuffed with duck, stuffed with pheasant, all wrapped up in deliciousness.

And if you’re feeling extra fancy, why not go all out with a luxury free-range goose that’ll have your guests singing your culinary praises?

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3 Bird Roast - £55.00

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Duck - from £35.00

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Capons - from £42.00

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Goose - from £103.50

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FESTIVE HAM, GAMMON AND PORK

Switch things up for your Christmas dinner or ring in the New Year with some mouth-watering meats that are sure to steal the show.

Nicholsons Butchers have you covered with everything from a delectable gammon joint to a classic ham cooked with Northumbrian honey perfectly paired with gravy in a sandwich that’s pure perfection. Because, let’s face it, what better way to dive into the festive spirit than with some seriously delicious eats?

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Gammon Joint - from £15.00

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Pork Leg on the Bone - from £16.00

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Honey Roast Ham - from £17.00

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Porchetta – from £12.00

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THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS HAMPERS

Looking to breeze through Christmas dinner prep and still smash the festive feast? Enter Nicholsons Butchers’ Christmas hampers that are a real game-changer.

Expect a jam-packed hamper with a generous turkey crown, pigs in blankets, and all the festive sides and trimmings. Oh, and did we mention there’s a bottle of fizz and some mouth-watering puddings included to top things off?

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All Out Christmas Hamper - £312.00

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Essentials Christmas Hamper - £52.00

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Family Hamper - £92.00

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Luxe Hamper - £195.00

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ALL THE EXTRA TRIMMINGS

What’s Christmas dinner without those extra festive delights, right? Picture this: pigs in blankets, sprouts swimming in buttery goodness, and roasties crispy with that magical touch of goose fat.

And of course, let’s not forget the flavourful stuffing that takes it to the next level. Because, let’s be real, it’s all about those extra trimmings that make your Christmas feast a true celebration.

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Pigs and Blankets x 12 - £7.50

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Apple, Apricot & Ginger Stuffing - £5.00

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Buttery Sprouts with Bacon - from £3.20

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Goose Fat Roasties - from £3.70

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FOR A SENSATIONAL SEASONAL SPREAD

Ready to elevate your gatherings with a sensational seasonal spread? Imagine wowing your friends and family with none other than the UK’s best steak and ale pie.

But that’s not all – there’s a tempting lineup that includes mouth-watering quiches, freshly baked sausage rolls, and a whole array of homemade pies. Because when it comes to impressing your guests, you have to go all out.

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Large and Steak Ale Pie - £5.00

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Turkey, Ham and Cranberry Pie - £4.00

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10 Honey and Mustard Mini Sausages - £8.50

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Individual Cranberry, Smoked Bacon & Wensleydale Quiche - £2.30

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FOR SOMETHING SWEET

Craving a little sweetness after savouring all that juicy, flavourful meat? It’s time to dive into the delicious world of desserts.

Nothing beats the wholesomeness of a homemade treat to wrap up your festive feast, right?  From an irresistible apple and berry crumble to the decadent sticky ginger pudding and, of course, the classic Christmas pudding.

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Homemade Crumble with Apples and Berries - from £3.20

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Cartmel Sticky Ginger Pudding – Large - £5.60

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Cartmel Christmas Pudding - £8.00

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Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding - from £3.80

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NICHOLSONS BUTCHERS, 140 PARK VIEW, WHITLEY BAY NE26 3QN

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