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★★★☆☆

“Disappointed with some of this order.”

Written on: 19/01/2016 by AnnieP2 (1 review written)

We have been using Cook for many years for our annual get-together to make our holiday arrival night as easy as possible and have always previously been very pleased with the dishes. However, this year a few of us were disappointed with our choices, in particular, the Sausage Casserole had very little sausage in it and as a good cook myself, the Beef Stroganoff was not up to expectations. Also, the Shepherds Pie was not very good, eg for a 2 portion serving it did not look very much on the… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Aweful”

Written on: 19/01/2016

I have tried Cook several times. Don't bother. Small portions, tastes awful, meat is terrible. Just had a chicken tikka masala curry. Chicken tough as hell. Tried a lasagne a while ago. Dry as hell, hardly any meat.... How they exist at all, when you can go to Waitrose, M&S or Sainsbury's and get superior ready made meals, that taste great and for less money!! Absolutely diabolical. They should be shut down. Will never buy again… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Just brilliant!”

Written on: 13/01/2016 by Redrach12 (1 review written)

I ordered a special meal for 10 people for a family celebration (ages ranging from 20 to 80) last weekend. The food was delivered to a rented holiday home and the Taunton suppliers of cookfood.net liaised directly with the holiday home owners for delivery so I didn't have to worry. Everything was ready in the freezer when I arrived. The food was all, just fantastic. We had the salmon terrine which was so wonderfully tasty, lovely soft mouse and plenty of smoked salmon on top. Then the… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“fantastic ready meals”

Written on: 02/12/2015 by alara (1 review written)

B est ready cooked we've ever eaten.have tried fish pie,coq au vin,, and liver dishes.so far. Can't say how delicious they all are.meat all fat free,you can just eat everything with confidence. Sauces wonderful.just perfect. Thank you, there is nothing like your products on the market that I know of.there is nothing we don't like about your food. sylvia sewell kings langley hertfordshire… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“Lime & Pistachio Cheesecake”

Written on: 20/11/2015 by Woodridge (1 review written)

Why does one go to Cook? To purchase home made food that even with a glint in your eye you can pass off as your own -accept time doesn't allow. Oh the shame, the embarrassment to serve this sickly muck as one of your own. Home cooked, home flavoured, created with home flair. If only! What Cook presents is ready made tasting meals, over loaded with sugar, lacking in any subtlety and over priced. I've often wonder why every time I go into a Cook shop, it is empty, well now after trying… Read Full Review

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“Delivery cancelled”

Written on: 19/11/2015 by Sjbutler (1 review written)

I ordered for on Wednesday for a dinner party on Saturday. I was sent an email confirming my order had been received. However, late on Thursday I had a call saying payment hadn't gone through so the earliest I could get my food would be Tuesday.!! I explained the situation but was told for a Saturday delivery it would cost me £24.00. I asked if as a one off they would deliver for the week day price but was refused. … Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Very poor”

Written on: 31/10/2015 by Healyvc132 (1 review written)

I used to order regularly from the company and it used to be very good but the last few months the quality has rapidly deteriorated. the last few meals have been inedible. The nut loaf was horrible. Disappointed as they used to be very good. Wonder what has changed… Read Full Review

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“Appalling”

Written on: 20/10/2015 by fillyfillyme (4 reviews written)

I bought a moussaka as I had family coming over and was very short of time. It was awful. The meat was terrible - very little and what there was looked very poor quality. Very little vegetable and overall extremely disappointing. I would recommend Waitrose own or even Mr Tesco. Both are far better quality and cost less. I also bought a chicken Alexander to keep in the freezer but have not tried it yet. I just hope it is better than the moussaka… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Best Ready Meals”

Written on: 15/10/2015 by Byrne324 (1 review written)

Two years ago I lost my husband and I thought I would never eat good food again as I don't like cooking for myself then I found this company and I have to say the food is great, the pies taste just like homemade and to have them with potatoes and veg after a day at work they are great. … Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Very Average”

Written on: 08/09/2015 by Londongirl2015 (1 review written)

We decided to try some Thai ready meals as a healthier alternative to takeaway. Pretty pricey - £15 for one main and two small sides. We aren't fussy eaters but the chicken was fatty in the red Thai curry. The pad Thai tasted like it had cheap chow main sauce in it. Rice was dry and tasteless. Also got a dessert of lemon cheesecake which tasted more like cheese than lemon - rank. Was also surprised to lots of chemicals in the food. Disappointed. It isn't easy to make good food even if… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Moroccan Lemon Chicken With Olives by Simon Moody”

Written on: 19/08/2015 by szGoodwin1987 (1 review written)

Hello I am a big fan of the products of COOK here in Haywards Heath. Yesterday I bought the Moroccan Lemon Chicken With Olives I thought I give it ago, hmmm I was not convinced by the flavour. I was living in Marrakech for less than two years and the woman teaches me how to make the most amazing Moroccan Lemon Chicken With Olives. if I can help you to improve the recipe I will jump in. Quick basic tips: Moroccan Food is never spicy !!!!!! Chilly is used but a tiny bit. Peper junks not… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“FIRST TIME BUYER DELICIOUS”

Written on: 13/07/2015 by keengolfer (1 review written)

On holiday and wanted something tasty but with no effort for dinner. Spotted the Cook shop in Woodbridge and thought we would give it a try. Bought chicken Catalan, minted couscous and Apple and cinnamon crumbles for afters. We are both fond of good food and were definitely not disappointed. It was all delicious and the puddings were 'to die for'. Will definitely be buying again from our local stockists!… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Chinese £10 deal”

Written on: 08/05/2015 by sinclair111 (1 review written)

purchased a £10 Chinese meal deal ie Takeway for 2. Chinese sweet Chilli and Garlic Prawns/Sesame Szechauan Prawns/Soy Noodles. The prawns in the Chilli and Garlic was great....however I did feel that the sauce it was in was rather too strong ie too much Tai fish Sauce (?) which was rather overpowering. The other two dishes were very good and the prawns over both dishes were excellent and kept their shape and taste and texture. Last gripe....why so much sugar in the Sweet Chilli and… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Read the ingredient list carefully!”

Written on: 25/04/2015 by DontTrustTheMarketing (1 review written)

Their advertising says "cook like you do at home". Well I can safely say my kitchen doesn't contain any of: Maltodextrin, Emulsifiers Mono- and Diacetyltartaric Acid Esters of Mono- and Diglycerides, Sodium Stearoyl-2-Lactylate, Mono- and Diglycerides of Fatty Acids, Rapeseed Oil, Preservatives Calcium Propionate or Pomace Olive Oil, all of which were found in my nut roast. (In case you're wondering, Pomace olive oil is oil that is chemically extracted from the leftover bits of grape/skin… Read Full Review

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Nevis2016's Response to DontTrustTheMarketing's Review

Written on: 12/01/2016

Have you ever considered the preservatives listed above are actually in the sub-ingredients of the product?

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Donttrustthemarketing's reply to Nevis2016's Comment

Written on: 14/01/2016

Yes of course I know many of them are in the sub-ingredients, but I don't see what difference that makes to someone eating the product. It seems deceitful to me to say you don't "add" preservatives etc, yet to sell a product that contains them, when it IS possible to acquire all the relevant sub-ingredients without all these "nasties".

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★☆☆☆☆

“Really unpleasant steak and red wine pie”

Written on: 21/03/2015 by Serena2 (1 review written)

Very disappointed ! Steak in this pie was tough , no hint of the promised red wine sauce - just a bland watery gravy with too many onions . The pastry was raw in the middle ( although It had longer in the oven than recommended to try and cook this ) was still pale and doggy in the middle . At £14.95 Ifor a pie to serve 4 , would have expected a product that was at least edible … Read Full Review

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Maidavalian's Response to Serena2's Review

Written on: 17/10/2015

Agreed! Wish I'd checked this site before buying! Avoid this pie! Cook need to change the recipe!

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★★★★☆

“Lamb Moussaka”

Written on: 17/03/2015 by Pentonite (1 review written)

I have enjoyed previous meals, also I have recommended the products. However first time purchase of Lamb Mossaka , I am very disappointed at a cost of £3.99p, (and as usual delicious) , but very lacking in the quantity of lamb. I will be avoiding this meal in future… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Life saver”

Written on: 29/01/2015 by Ware1967 (1 review written)

Most of these frozen meals are delicious. One or two not to taste and occasionally not enough meat, but overall great quality, well seasoned meals. Its wonderful to be able to go to the freezer and choose something yummy to eat that will be ready in just a few minutes. I love cooking, but sometimes I don't have time or energy or desire. These Cook meals fill the gap with little compromise… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“chocolate fondant”

Written on: 23/11/2014 by Lisae257 (1 review written)

Just wanted to let you know that we had your chocolate fondant and it was very poor, we followed the instructions as per packaging. We normally buy the gui fondant and it is far more superior at a lower price and tastes much better. Very disappointed!. … Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Steak & red wine pie”

Written on: 16/11/2014 by KayaCox82 (1 review written)

Thought we would have a treat for dinner tonight, so as friends had raved about Cook splashed out £8.50 for steak & red wine pie. Smelt really appertising whilst cooking but the pie contained little meat and too much gravy, although meat we did find was very tasty, wasn't worth the price paid. Will not be going back… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Moroccan-Spiced-Chicken”

Written on: 12/11/2014 by RyanSweeney500 (1 review written)

Excellent quality, adequate portion, easy to prepare, no waste, very well priced. Would recommend… Read Full Review

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