Entries by aubreydeli

What are your Christmas Eve dinner plans?

In between your post-work drinks and midnight mass there’s the not-too-insignificant matter of Christmas Eve meal planning. We’re big fans of a ‘special’ meal here at Aubrey Allen and our guide to the top dinner choices on the 24th December reflect just how much we love a fantastic celebratory meal on the night before Christmas… […]

Aubrey Allen wins Community Award with help from their friends!

We are delighted to have won the Best Business category in Matt Western MP Community Awards last month, however it truly was a community effort rather than solely an Aubrey Allen initiative. For a number of years we have been providing The Leamington Winter Support Night Shelter with around 100 weekly cooked meals to help […]

Lockdown 2020

How we have helped…  From March 2020 when restaurants closed over night, we used our produce that restaurants no longer needed from our wholesale business to support the local community by producing over 10,000 meals throughout those coming months. Sarah Taylor-Watts, a loyal shop customer coordinated the project which saw, local chefs, restaurants and food […]

Eight products awarded honours in prestigious industry event!

Aubrey Allen Butchers in Leamington Spa has picked up multiple honours in the Q Guild of Butchers 2020 Smithfield ‘Star’ Awards. Scooping an eight-strong awards windfall, including a brace of top-ranked 3*** accolade, one of which also shortlisted as a Kitchen-Ready category finalist for a ‘best of the best’ Diamond award. The category finalist was: […]

Helping Leamington Spa achieve Plastic Free status!

In October 2019 we were delighted to receive Champion status for our efforts in reducing single use plastic by Plastic Free Leamington and Warwick. Last week, Leamington and Warwick were officially awarded ‘Plastic Free Community’ Status – the 100th location in the UK to receive the award! Our town’s plastic-free campaign was started in January […]

Five of our Burns Night must-haves!

Burns Night, celebrated on the 25th January, is the annual remembrance of Scottish poet Robert Burns’ birthday.  Back in July 1801, nine of Burns’ close friends got together to mark the fifth anniversary of their friend’s death. Taking place at Burns Cottage in Alloway, the night included food, performances of Burns’ work and a speech […]

It’s the how, not the cow!

Good news… 🙌 Our teammates at Aubrey’s HQ (Aubrey Allen Wholesale) have been voted by chefs as Meat Supplier of the Year for the third year in a row as part of the 2020 Restaurant Magazine Awards! It’s amazing to see the hard work by all of the team recognised by those who choose Aubrey’s […]

Getting to know… James Gaskell!

With the 2019/2020 season about to kick off, we wanted to find out more about James Gaskell who plays second row for Wasps Rugby. We know he loves his food, let’s see what some of his favourites are! Q: Are you a good cook? James: I would say I’m pretty good at cooking; the amount […]

New season lamb – do you know the difference?

Down in the south coast of England, the quality of lamb is so good, it’s recognised with a PGI status (Protected Geographical Indication). This area is also one of the more abundant areas in the country for lambs, and having dealt with our suppliers for over 25 years we are able to get the pick […]

Aubrey’s Best in Show 🐾

With the paws officially on the doors, the Aubrey Allen team came up with a fitting celebration for National Butchers Week and Crufts, both taking place at the beginning of March. Aubrey’s Best in Show gave our dog-loving team the chance to thank our wonderful pack of loyal four-legged followers and welcome some friendly new […]

Aubrey’s team get spicy in the kitchen for National Curry Week!

The nation’s favourite dish is also a team favourite here at Aubrey Allen! With statistics published in 2016 stating that Britons spend over £30k on curry in their lifetime it’s no surprise that National Curry Week has tickled the tastebuds of the Aubrey’s team. To celebrate National Curry Week we challenged seven members of the […]

Aubrey brings home the bacon!

Is there anything more comforting than the smell of bacon cooking on a weekend morning? The tea is brewing, the bread is buttered and the ongoing argument of which sauce to have – red or brown? Or neither?! – is only just heard over the sizzling rashers almost reaching the perfect place between chewy and […]

What to buy the food lover in your life? The search is over…

Stuck for that perfect present…the one they’ll always remember? Or maybe it seems like they already have everything they need? Now you can call off the search… Aubrey Allen’s butchery school is the perfect gift for the ‘foodie’ in your life! And now you can book a place or buy vouchers online! With over 60 […]