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★★☆☆☆

“A royal soup with no taste!”

Written on: 29/05/2017 by byHolt171 (1 review written)

Imposing can, quite a good colour, very little smell when cookin, not gamey; sad. No matter what salt or pepper I put in there was virtually no taste. Although I am old with inefficient taste buds this is poor soup. I would imagine not much meat, too much thickener and boiled too much… Read Full Review

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“The best became the worst :(”

Written on: 12/05/2017 by GarryCylon (1 review written)

My favorite soup in the world was killed off by Baxters and replaced by a thin copy of it, too highly peppered to hide the lack of any real flavour.... ... Yet they still brag it's the same soup that made them famous, the idiots. They even still say "The first soup ever created by Ethel Baxter back in 1929". Sadly this isn't true... The name is the only thing unchanged, and Ethel would be spinning in her grave :(… Read Full Review

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“awful”

Written on: 09/02/2017 by henno7 (1 review written)

I don't class this a soup I I water that taste rubbish no meat It taste cheap and horrible I will be making my own soup from now on and not buying this filthy dishwater even the colour looks like dyhoria I'm thinking it toook ten pence to make this vomit in a can… Read Full Review

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“Not royal game soup - Accountants gruel”

Written on: 18/04/2016 by SkipperG (1 review written)

I used to thinks this was one of the finest soups going, but I am really gutted by the new recipe, they have obviously given the chefs hat to the company accountant, come on Baxters, listen to your customers and not the sound of money into your piggy bank! Your reputation was second to one, now it's as low as it can be in my eyes, no more Baxters products forme… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Baxter's Royal Game Soup”

Written on: 24/12/2015 by Stellag166 (1 review written)

I just tried a tin after abstaining for a little while and was very disappointed to find it's not the same wonderful, rich, hearty soup I remember; watery in taste with almost no meat in it at all... So this is what Baxter's mean by "New Recipe". Like a lot of food manufacturers these days, Baxter's are obviously cutting their products to the bone to save on costs - but in doing so are inextricably cutting their own throats, as regular customers are not stupid enough to not notice the drop in… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Why did you change the recipe Baxter's”

Written on: 06/08/2015 by LillyNapier (1 review written)

I grew up with this soup and used to love it. However the new recipe is awful. Watery tasteless and not like I remember. I do not buy it anymore and would not recommend it. Is Royal Game still made in Scotland or made abroad ? I would suggest that the women in charge of Baxter's tries it ! Real shame… Read Full Review

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“Gruel”

Written on: 31/05/2014 by Johnnyc217 (1 review written)

What a disappointment. Even with extra salt, pepper, and some Lea and Perrins I couldn't make this watery gruel taste remotely decent. Avoid. It was so poor I said to myself " I wonder if there are other people who think it's this bad"… so I googled reviews for it!… Read Full Review

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Mattriver's Comment

Written on: 03/12/2014

I agree with you, this soup was a total let down. I was waiting for a hit of some lovely gamey flavours and all I received was a watered-down versions of Oxtail which, under the circumstances, would have been preferable.

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★★★★★

“Baxters royal game soup (new improved recipe)”

Written on: 03/03/2013

Having read the critical reviews of this soup I decided to try it after about year since having some. It was as I remmember thick and wih more than enough meat and veg content. Before anybody asks it was new stock not older.highly recommendi it.ENJOY… Read Full Review

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Garrycylon's Comment

Written on: 12/05/2017

What a load of twaddle, the new stuff is horrible :(

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★★☆☆☆

“Game Soup/Shame Soup”

Written on: 10/01/2013 by guthriegordon (1 review written)

Baxters Royal Game Soup was the premium soup we had as younsters. I bought a tin yesterday as a treat for our lunch. It was such a disappointment. Weak, watery, tasteless and we both got a lump of chewy cartilidge in our plates. I added salt and pepper but it didn't help. Shame on you Baxter's, your soup is as thin as Kate Moss. Not buying it again… Read Full Review

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“not improved recipe”

Written on: 25/10/2012 by Baxter768 (1 review written)

Used to love this. bought three tins with a smile. New recipe is like dishwasher, very weak. flavour seems to have gone as does the meat, potatoes etc. Massive shame. I've got two tins going spare now. Would love to see them being back the proper recipe. Why mess with a winning combination? Madness. … Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Not impressed.”

Written on: 18/10/2012

Bought a tin of this soup, was looking forward to trying it. I've really liked the game meats I've had in the past, but haven't had many opportunities lately to try any. I saw pheasant and venison and tossed the tin in my basket. Can't say it wound up being worth it. I found the consistency weak--I've had beef mince in gravy that felt heartier. Everything was chopped so finely that it felt like what had once been soup had been put through a sieve, and without any bold flavours or textures, I… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Royal Game soup is not what it used to be, not what it...”

Written on: 01/10/2012

I used to eat this soup all the time, loved it, packed with flavour and a decent amount of meat in there, a quality soup. Today I bought some and it was awful, bland and tasteless, even with more salt. When I checked the can I found the message "Improved recipe", it figures. Before I'd give it five stars, now I will give it one star and will not buy it again. They did the same thing with the French onion soup a year or so back, it's now a sort of orange colour instead of dark brown but at… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Scrummy!”

Written on: 29/04/2012 by Amanda Jayne Clegg (6 reviews written)

I love Baxters Royal Game soup. I couldn't get enough of it once I discovered it a couple of years ago and it really helped me get through an illness last year when I just couldn't be bothered to cook. It's just so hearty. Not sure why so many people here are talking about having to add loads of salt, but then adding salt is 'to taste'. I only need to add a little lowsalt and a touch of chopped parsley and ...perfection! I always found it odd that it seemed to be priced the same as all the… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Where has the old flavour gone !!!!!! ”

Written on: 25/02/2012 by Myross2 (1 review written)

I have been having this soup all my life and Im 66 years old and for the first time it really disappoints. The flavour has gone and no ammount of salt or seasoning helps. Why has this happened and can we have the old flavour back PLEASE !!!!… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Baxter's Royal Game soup”

Written on: 25/08/2011 by Andybog (1 review written)

As per one of the previous reviews, it's very sad that Baxter's changed the recipe of this. I grew up on this and now it seems very sweet in comparison and needs a lot of salt. Come on Baxter's, give us the original back!!!!! Also it appears to disappear of the shop shelfs for months at a time… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“I adore this soup! My mother sent some to me in a...”

Written on: 24/01/2011 by Great Scot (1 review written)

I adore this soup! My mother sent some to me in a hamper at christmas time. 4 tins of it and i'm not kidding, that soup dissapeared within a couple of days. It needed a little pepper i must admit but after you add the pepper it's perfect! Just what you need to warm up on a cold day. I will be sending my mother money soon so she can buy me a whole case!… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“I do not particularly like this soup to eat as soup...”

Written on: 15/01/2011

I do not particularly like this soup to eat as soup but as a base for casseroles and mince it surpasses all others eg. Oxo, beef stock etc. One good recipe is to fry onions, mushrooms and good quality beefburgers in a pan then add tin of Baxter's Game Soup and a glass of red wine and simmer until cooked - DELICIOUS!!!!!… Read Full Review

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“Sadly, they changed the recipe for Baxters Royal Game...”

Written on: 23/06/2009

Sadly, they changed the recipe for Baxters Royal Game Soup about 10 years ago & sadly the flavour too. this new thin gravy type soup is a poor imitation of the original, tasting more of turnip than game. As a previous contributer added, they forgot to add any seasoning too!… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“lol been eating this Baxters Royal Game Soup since i...”

Written on: 06/05/2009 by vari kyle (1 review written)

lol been eating this Baxters Royal Game Soup since i was a kid. it's tasty, inexpensive and nourishing. serve with big chunky slices of bread :)… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Baxters Royal Game Soup is tasty, nourishing, filling. ”

Written on: 26/12/2008 by solomonf (1 review written)

Baxters Royal Game Soup is tasty, nourishing, filling.
Good value for money.

Never buy it as emergency kitchen cupboard food stock.
Once tasted, you'll never be able to resist the temptation to have a yummie bowl of Baxter's Royal Game.

I love it… Read Full Review

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