Exeter’s best house Christmas dinners

‘tis the season to eat everything in sight


Everyone knows the best part of Christmas is the food. Mince pies, pigs-in-blankets, candy canes – the list goes on.

We rated the food at the Exeter Christmas market, but now it's time for you lot to break free from your diet of pesto pasta and chicken nuggets, and put your cooking skills to the test.

There really is no better comfort food to cure your hangovers than a trusty roast, which is why we asked you to send us the pictures of your best house Christmas dinners.

You certainly didn't disappoint – check out our favourites:

Liv, Third Year, Law

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Special shoutout to the Chorizo pigs-in-blankets

Ryan, First Year, Maths

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You can never have too many potatoes

Adam, Second Year, History and International Relations

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Pigs-in-blankets galore

Ashleigh, Second Year, History

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Nice camera angles

Evie, Third Year, Biology

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Bonus points for the 10/10 prep checklist

Luke, Third Year, Engineering

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Loving the mood lighting

Ella, First Year, Drama

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Never forget the Yorkshire puddings

Georgia, Fourth Year, Business Management

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Those stuffing balls are HUGE

Maddie, First Year, Business and Economics

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Crackers are an essential

Subin, First Year, Neuroscience

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The perfect gravy to food ratio

Tabitha, Third Year, Law

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But where are the sprouts??

Katie, First Year, Psychology

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I'm hoping she had more than just potatoes and pigs-in-blankets

Archie, Third Year, International Relations

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Just look at those crispy potatoes

Gemma, Third Year, Psychology

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Ok it might not technically be a Christmas dinner, but you've got to give it to them, the decor is on point

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