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Iceland - the shop

zedman_1 Jul 9, 2009 02:10 PM

Having never been in one of these, am I missing any worthy bargains?

  1. Paprikaboy Jul 9, 2009 02:32 PM

    This is a joke? Yeah?

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    1. re: Paprikaboy
      zedman_1 Jul 9, 2009 02:49 PM

      No,I am totally serious...I made some wonderful lobster bisque from Lidl frozen lobsters last Christmas; just wondering if there was anything I'm missing.

      1. re: zedman_1
        DietStartsTomorrow Jul 10, 2009 06:37 AM

        you can get some bargains in lidl and aldi but the only iceland i've been into (in Hoxton Market) is throughly depressing. Lots of readymeals in boxes for £1 a go. So I'd give it a miss.

    2. h
      Harters Jul 10, 2009 06:52 AM

      No. You are missing absolutely nothing.

      Unlike shops such as Lidl, which can have bargain imports, Iceland just sells cheap shite.

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      1. re: Harters
        zedman_1 Jul 12, 2009 02:28 AM

        Thanks. I think I will give it a wide berth in that case.

      2. Paula76 Jul 12, 2009 04:07 AM

        I agree on the fact that the food in Iceland is total rubbish. I only pop in for emergency generic supplies like a tin of tuna, some chicken stock, cereal bars or toilet paper. Anything else is super processed, frozen, nasty grub and I don't even think it's that cheap for what it's worth.

        1. r
          relizabeth Jul 12, 2009 02:19 PM

          We get frozen fruit from there. Seems to be same supplier as sainsburys frozen fruit.

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