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Food in Rome and Naples

Naples and Rome!

As Papadeli is super busy in the weeks running up to Christmas, we like to get away after the festive craziness and explore a new place.  This year we decided to pay Naples and Rome a visit.  Every time I mentioned to someone that we were visiting Naples, I either received a slightly perplexed look […]

Celebration of springtime cookery class

Spring / Summer cookery classes 2020

People on our mailing list get to hear first about our classes –   please sign up for our mailing list here. We put up the new cookery classes in the shop site and amazingly, many of them sold out – we’ve put on a couple more classes so there are spaces if you’re looking to […]

Don’t forget the cheese!

Our deli team are utterly dedicated to the cheese counter! They spend hours ensuring each cheese is beautifully looked after so that when you take it home, you will have the most delicious, perfectly ripe piece of cheese that will taste exactly as it should. Don’t like it ripe? They can advise you on which […]

Papadeli uk best small shop


Well, how surprised were we!! We were excited enough to have been names finalists for this award, and to be able to go to Westminster and have a little look around and meet some nice people. To then find out we had actually won just amazed us. We always do our very best to create […]

Papadeli best small shop UK

UK Best Small Shops – we’re finalists!

The Independent Retailer’s Federation who champions independents on the high street has selected Papadeli as one of 25 UK wide small shops and independent retailers in its best indie retailer competition. The winner will be announced at the House of Commons on November 5th at a ceremony which we are invited to attend – we […]

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Bordeaux & Espiens holiday

What we ate and what we saw. I  studied French and always loved France – I spent as much time as possible there before and during university but France somehow dropped off the radar and over the past years, we’ve spent the majority of holidays in Spain and Italy. This year, having realised we’d neglected […]

It’s wedding season!

Every year, we just love all the weddings! Yes, they’re a lot of hard work, ensuring all the food is absolutely at its best, and making sure the wedding party goes without hitch. But it’s all so worth it! Just to see how much the married couple and their family and friends enjoy their day […]

cookery classes at Papadeli

Autumn/ Winter cookery classes 2019

Forgive us for the delay – we have now published our new Autumn Winter cookery school timetable (see below) . Alexis has created a series of classes that follow popular themes, but feature all different dishes, so if you’ve been before and loved it, you can come back and learn more! We get a lot […]

Get your five a day from the deli counter

Candied beetroot with sliced apple, green beans with cherry tomatoes in a seeded sherry vinaigrette, spanakopita, squash and spinach frittata, falafels, celeriac, cabbage, green veg slaw, Mediterranean veg cous cous – all these beauties and others show up in our deli counter every day. There’s always something for vegans and vegetarians and we do our […]