Summer Dining Made Easy

Embrace the sunshine and make the most of the lighter evenings with friends and family. Fire up the BBQ, grab a picnic blanket, and dine al fresco – we’ve got plenty to inspire you. From purse friendly picnicware, fun recipes, and summer accessories, you’ll find all you need at Meridian.

Dining al fresco

The smell of a barbeque signals summer and whether you love to do the cooking (or just the eating!) it’s a great way to bring loved ones together.

Wilko – BBQ Kettle Grill 44cm – £25.00

Wilko – BBQ Utensils 3pk – £4.50

Bargain Buys – 32 Eco Firelighters – See prices in-store

Wilko – Smoker Box – £6.00


Make it re-usable

Gone are one-use paper plates and plastic cutlery. Reusable is the most cost-effective way to dine this summer, whether for a barbeque with family or a picnic with friends, you’ll be able to use these items for many years to come.

Bargain Buys – Melamine Bamboo Bowl – Blue – See prices in-store

Bargain Buys – Melamine Bamboo Bowl – Cream – See prices in-store

Bargain Buys – Melamine Bamboo Spoon Set – See prices in-store


Wilko – Wild Cork Trim Cool Bag – £9.50

Bargain Buys – Round Picnic Blanket – See prices in-store


Wilko – Wild Cork Trim Can Cooler Pouch – £1.50


Summer recipes

A new season is the perfect time to get creative with some new recipes and make your food shop go that little bit further. Let these books and recipes inspire your summer menu.

WHSmith – Webers Complete BBQ Smoking Recipes and tips for delicious smoked food on any barbecue – £16.55


The Works – Eat Well For Less Happy & Healthy – £4.00


Holland & BarrettPlant-Based Burger with Beetroot Sauerkraut Recipe


WHSmith – Summer A Cookbook Inspired Recipes for Lazy Days and Magical Nights – £14.71


Holland & BarrettHealthy Salad Dressing Recipes


Fun for the kids

Get the kids involved in reusing with their own snack pots, bento boxes, and icy treats in the sunshine. We’ve chosen these items to help you reduce waste, plus they’re so cute the little ones will enjoy them too – especially coming up with their own drink and lolly flavours!

WHSmith – Minecraft Faces Stacked Bento Box with Fork and Spoon – £5.49


The Works – ChillFactor Squeeze Cup Slushy Maker – Available in green, blue and pink – £11.00


Wilko – Summer Pineapple Shape Lolly Moulds 4 Pack – £4.00


WHSmith – Maneki Neko Lucky Cat Stacked Round Bento Box – £4.00


Bargain Buys – Unicorn Lunch Bag – See prices in-store


We hope you enjoy a delicious summer!

Prices are correct at the time of publishing.


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