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Marks & Spencer Bournemouth Westbourne Simply Food56 Seymour Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9AT
Quality is the name of the game here, and great effort goes into producing consistent products. Good salad leaves, pre-packed vegetables, fresh fruit and trimmed meat.
They are now very much geared to offering pre-packaged traiteur dishes, which simply need re-heating or a few minutes of basic cooking. Their varieties span the world, those from the Far-East, while good, are designed to be inoffensive so tend to hold the middle-ground in the flavour stakes.
However, the British and European-style dishes are of a standard not easily achieved in the average British household; and this makes many of them ideal for entertaining (or, if you can afford to, for everyday eating). Their excellent party nibbles, mean that you can have a party or barbecue at a moments notice and the range has to be commended.
They still produce the best chicken Kievs available; but, be careful not to buy the cheaper reformed meat version.
Perhaps their next efforts should be put into incorporating more free-range/organic/local products into their existing range.
- Open: Mon-Sat 8.00-21.00; Sun 11.00-17.00
- Closed: some Bank Holidays
ProductsShow All ProductsShow Less ProductsAioli Almonds Amaretti Anchovies silver / Boquerones- preserved in oil Apples Asparagus fresh in season Avocado Oil Bacon Bagels Beef - mince from grass reared animals Beef - grass fed Biscotti Biscuits - for cheese Biscuits - gluten free Biscuits - kosher Biscuits - organic Biscuits - sweet Blini - ready made Bombay Mix Bouquet Garni - top-quality Bread Bread - French Bread - Italian Breakfast cereal Burgers - beef (of top quality) Christmas Cake Cakes - home-made style Charcuterie Cheese Straws Cheese - British Isles Cheese - French Cheese - general Cheese - goats Cheese - Italian Cheese - sheeps' (ewes') Cheese - soft Cheesecake Cheese - water buffalo Chicken Kiev - top class Chicken - reputable Free Range Chocolate Brownies Chutney pickles & relishes Coffee Condiment Sauces & Jellies Couscous Cream - Clotted Crème fraiche Crisps; top quality Croissant fresh Danish Pastries fresh Delicatessen; general Desserts; of high quality Dips Eccles cakes Eggs - Hens free range Florentines Flour - good selection Food as Gifts Fruit Coulis Fruit juices Fruit Pies Fruit - dried Fruit - fresh Fruit - tinned Gingerbread Grapeseed Oil Gravadlax Greengages - in season Groceries Haggis Harisa/Harrissa Hazelnut Oil Herbs - fresh these will be seasonal Herrings - marinated Honey Hot Cross Buns - sometimes only before Easter Houmus Ice cream - top quality Italian groceries Jam & preserves Lamb (seasonal) Lobsters - cooked Marmalade Meat - prepared for barbecues Meat pies Meat Stock Meringues Milk - Goats Milk - organic Cows Mince pies high quality Muesli Muffins Muffins American - style Mustard Nuts - pre packed Oatcakes Oils Olive Oil Olive Oil - flavoured Olives Panettone - sometimes just at Christmas Party Nibbles Pasta - dried Pasta - fresh Pasties Pastrami Patisserie - fresh Pears Pies - Vegetable Pine Kernels Pizza Pork pies Pork - free range Porridge Oats - coarse natural Prawns - frozen Prawns - King Christmas Pudding Pumpkins - in the Autumn Quiche Rhubarb; in season Rice; specialist Salad Dressing - top quality Salad leaves - of high quality Salami Salmon - farmed of top quality Sauces - prepared pasta Sausages - Pork Sesame Oil Smoked Chicken Smoked Mackerel Smoked Mackerel Paté Smoked salmon Smoked trout Smoked Trout Terrine / Paté Smoked venison Soup - top quality Stilton Sushi - prepared Taramasalata Tea - specialist Tisanes / Herbal Infusions Toffee Tomato Ketchup - top quality Tomatoes - in season Tomatoes - sun dried Tortillas Traiteur/ Take Away/ Ready Meals - vegetarian Traiteur/ Take Away/Ready Meals Trout Paté Trout - Rainbow Truffle Oil Vegetables - Baby Vegetables - Exotic Vegetables - good selection of fresh Vegetables - preserved char-grilled Vinegar - wine Vinegar - balsamic Vinegar - flavoured Walnut Oil Yoghurt - organic
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Fri 17th April 2015 by Tommy g.
What did you like about the Food Shop?
Everything. Just arrived back in UK after one year away.spent my first morning pushing a trolley around for an hour.so much to choose from. the service was top notch and with a happy smlle.added great value to my short time at home.thankyou
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