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lollybabe12001 Sat 13-Jun-15 16:52:13

Has anyone tried lidl susages and bacon and think they taste ok? Tia

spillyobeans Sat 13-Jun-15 16:57:56

Not tried meat, but i know a fisherman who supplies some shops etc and he said that if the packet says 'scottish salmon' in lidl etc and you had a pack from marks and spencer that said 'scottish salmon' chances are its from the same supplier.

So i think if the country of origin in brittish etc then the quality should be on par to that avaliable in tesco/sainsburies or whatever (obviously the same type of product)

Lolimax Sat 13-Jun-15 17:03:28

Bacon is fine. I use their fresh chicken and mince all the time and it's lovely.

BrianButterfield Sat 13-Jun-15 17:04:25

Had Lidl sausages this morning - the butcher's ones in the waxed paper packet. Enjoyed by all.

lollybabe12001 Sat 13-Jun-15 17:11:38

Thank you going start trying the meat so how the family like it

MERLYPUSSEDOFF Sat 13-Jun-15 19:28:53

Used both. the dearest sausages are really nice. The butchers ones in the white plastic-made-to-look-like-paper are fine. The quite often have these on special.
We always have the smoked streaky in the freezer for BLT.

annielostit Sun 14-Jun-15 15:51:52

All meats OK.
Minced pork was nice in lettuce wraps Friday, Irish recipe sausage even satisfy fussy mother. I love the smoked bacon in a BLT.

Ilikesweetpeas Sun 14-Jun-15 15:53:59

The leanest mince is good, very little fat and tasty

Gileswithachainsaw Sun 14-Jun-15 16:01:58

I found the steaks and lamb rather "watery" tbh but then I do freeze so maybe that's why.

The chickens ok I've had better and had worse.

sausages not keen on but they are ok for s cheap sausages .

bacon is no worse than anywhere else.

TheGirlOnTheLanding Sun 14-Jun-15 16:17:08

Not as good as butcher's but better than Tesco/Asda IMO.

BrianButterfield Sun 14-Jun-15 19:32:23

Had pork shoulder for dinner today - very nice, especially for the price - on a par with Morrison's quality I would say (which is better than Tesco).

Wolfiefan Sun 14-Jun-15 19:34:14

Had pork shoulder. Great as pulled pork.
Mince good too.
Chicken thighs fine.

lollybabe12001 Mon 15-Jun-15 19:21:57

Thanks x

AdventureBe Mon 15-Jun-15 19:36:57

Bacon is the same as supermarket bacon anywhere IMO.

The luxury sausages in the tray are excellent. The butchers ones are the same as the ones they're copying in the other supermarkets. The cheap ones aren't good, but they are very cheap (even for cheap sausages)

IMO most of the meat is as good as, if not better than the other supermarkets. In fact that applies to most of their products. It's a similar price to the cheapest range in the other supermarkets but the quality is the same as the next one up IYSWIM.

serin Mon 15-Jun-15 23:09:34

The bacon is ok.

Salmon fillets are lovely.

Bought the chicken fillets and premium mince but would not buy either again. Actually found bits of bone in the mince, grim.

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