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15 December 2018

Christmas Delivery

Our last dispatch day before Christmas for meal boxes is Thursday 20th for delivery on Friday 21st December. Please order by the end of the day on Wednesday.

Our email Gift Vouchers are available right up until Christmas Eve and make excellent Christmas presents for food lovers.

1 Aug 2018


We are closed for our annual break from Tues 7th Aug for a couple of weeks. If you would like a delivery before we leave, please order by the end of Sunday 5th August. Thanks!

23 May 2018

We have updated our Privacy Policy and our Cookies Policy in line with new legislation, about which you have no doubt been enthralled in recent weeks.

You can find our Privacy Policy here: If you don't have time to read that though, the most important thing to know is that we take your privacy very seriously and we will never share your details with anyone except for the express purpose of fulfilling your order.

4 September 2017

Just to confirm, that normal deliveries have now resumed following the holidays/


We are taking our annual break from the kitchen 19 August-2nd September. Last orders (for delivery on 18 August) must be received by noon on Thursday 17 August. All orders received while we are away will be acknowledged on our return and dispatched the week beginning 4 September. Apologies for any inconvenience!

January 1st 2017

Happy New Year to all our customers!

As Monday is a Bank Holiday, our first dispatch will be Tuesday this week for delivery on Wednesday, and normal service thereafter.

Christmas Deliveries - December 2016

For guaranteed pre-Christmas delivery of Meal Boxes, please get your order in by the end of the weekend (18 Dec).

Last orders for Postal Vouchers – Monday 19th

Last orders for e-Vouchers – Friday 23rd

Happy Christmas to all our customers!

October 2016

PLEASE NOTE: There is no Friday delivery this week (Friday 28 Oct). Please order by 9am Wednesday (26th) for Thursday delivery. Normal service resumes next week. Sorry for any inconvenience!

September 2016

Our First Week Food Box for Mummy & Daddy features in Marie Claire's list of 10 useful gifts for a new mum. Indeed, they describe it as "the ultimate in useful new parent presents". Check it out here -

21 March 2016

Easter Deliveries - just a reminder that as this Friday and Monday are Bank Holidays, our last dispatch day before Easter will be Wednesday 23rd for delivery on Thursday 24th, and the next dispatch day after that is Tuesday 29th for delivery on Wednesday 30th. Email gift vouchers can of course be delivered as normal over the holidays.

15 March 2016

We've added a new box to our meal packs range - Home Comforts - a boxful of comfort food at its best

1 March 2016

You can now follow us on Instagram, if you are minded - find us at chefonboarduk

7 February 2016

Please note that due to a family funeral, there will be no dispatch on Monday 8th February. Orders placed today, 7th Feb, will be dispatched on Tuesday 9th for delivery on Wednesday. Apologies for any inconvenience.

27 January 2016

We have expanded our range of Gift Boxes to four new ones, which can be found here. They are a lovely way to congratulate or commiserate with someone - as well as being more original and tastier than flowers.

All the Gift Boxes - and the new mum gifts - are now available in voucher format as well.

25 November 2015

You can now buy our best-selling box - the First Week Food Box for Mummy and Daddy - as a voucher to be posted or emailed, as an alternative to sending the box. This is particularly handy if you are not sure when the recipients are likely to be home from hospital.

It's hardly a revolutionary development, we know - but handy nevertheless!

22 July 2015

Please note, our Annual Break starts on 24 July. Any orders received after Wednesday 22 July will be dispatched after our return on Monday 10 August. Apologies for any inconvenience.

31 March 2015

Orders received over the Eater holidays will be dispatched on Weds 8 April for delivery on Thurs 9th. Happy Easter!

5 January 2015

Happy New Year to all our customers! The normal delivery schedule has now resumed after the festive season.

7 December 2014

Christmas Deliveries

Last orders for pre-Christmas food delivery - by noon Monday 22nd for delivery on Tuesday 23rd.

You can order emailed Gift Vouchers right up to Christmas Eve. Last post for Gift Vouchers by mail is Friday 19th.

Last orders for pre-New Year delivery - by noon Monday 29th for delivery on Tuesday 30th.

Normal service resumes after New Year's Day!

31 August 2014

We are back after two weeks full of paella, manchego and chorizo...Normal service is resumed!

12 August 2014

Please note we are closing for a short break. Orders placed after 12 noon on Thurs 14 Aug will be acknowledged and dispatched on our return on 1 Sept. Sorry for any inconvenience!

17 June 2014

We have a new dish on the menu - Moroccan Chicken - free-range chicken slow-cooked in chicken stock with a mildly spiced tomato, aubergine and chickpea. Lovely with couscous and salad on a sunny summer evening.

19 May 2014

Comedy vegetables always brighten our day...this carrot-in-need-of-the-loo was spared the pot today for making us smile...

1 May 2014

We've given the Chef on Board website a bit of facelift, let us know what you think. We've got lots of new gift boxes on offer for new mums, including our Gluten Free New Mum Survival Box and our Nesting Box - which will keep even the hungriest new parent well-fed for a few weeks...

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