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Christmas

05/11/2019
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Advent Calendars For Grown Ups

Christmas is such a magical time of year for children. There is nothing quite like the countdown to Christmas and the buzz of anticipation on Christmas morning, we appreciate and love that, but we also think grown ups shouldn’t be left out. With this in mind we have put together a chocolate advent calendar collection exclusively for grown ups. Full of luxury truffles and chocolate liqueurs; our advent calendars add an extra sparkle to the Christmas build up.

23/09/2019
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Christmas Sneak Peak

The nights are drawing in and it is far to early….! But we are so excited, so why not join the fun and have a cheeky peak at Christmas. From chocolate truffle sprouts to famous liqueurs chocolate boxes; chocolate figures to boozy hampers and gooey holly caramels to mulled wine truffles. We are so excited about this Christmas we just had to share! Christmas Chocolate Famous Liqueur Chocolates We pride ourselves on our chocolate liqueur selection. With gift tins, wooden crates and even liqueur advent calender’s to choose from there... Read More

15/12/2018
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The Perfect Christmas Eve Box

A carrot for Rudolph and a mince pie for Father Christmas are traditions that most British families associate with 24 December however a new tradition is emerging, the Christmas Eve box. After putting our heads together here at Friars HQ these are the things that have just got to be in your kids (or adults) Christmas Eve box. Pyjamas Nothing beats the warm snuggly feeling of new pyjamas…if you want to go all out then a new set of Christmas themed bed sheets would really top it off. A Book... Read More

07/12/2018
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Need A Stocking Filler

It’s that time of year again, Christmas is approaching and everyone is starting to panic a little! Now is the time that thoughts turn to how many varieties of potatoes to cook, for Christmas dinner and what drinks to serve. The more organised among us will probably have done most of their Christmas shopping and might just be looking for those final stocking fillers. Well here is a list of our favorite 5 stocking fillers to help you along the way. Chocolate Truffle Sprouts Hand-made Brussels sprout truffles. A delicious... Read More

11/09/2018
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Christmas Sneak Peak

On writing this blog there was much discussion as to whether it was too early to bring up the C word. Well it is early but who doesn’t love a bit of Christmas. Plus we have been planning our offering since January so we are all confused! We are really into advent calendars here and why wouldn’t we be? It’s a great excuse to consume chocolate on a daily basis and first thing in the morning. What other time of the year could you get away with that?! Our liqueur... Read More

15/12/2017

Need A Stocking Filler?

It’s getting to that time of year, when the tree is up the house looks amazing. All you need is a few finishing touches or ‘stocking fillers’ for a perfect Christmas. Well we are here to help; here are our top picks. Reindeer Chocolate Figure Lewis the reindeer is ready for the festive season, complete with his Christmas jumper! Premium Belgian milk chocolate moulded into a hollow reindeer shape and intricately decorated with a Christmas jumper design using coloured milk chocolate. The perfect stocking filler to bring a smile to... Read More

24/11/2017
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An Alternative Black Friday With Homeless Charity Shelter

Here at Friars we feel the whole black Friday thing is a little tasteless. Apparently we now have cyber Monday where further fantastic reductions are available. We do various promotions throughout the year, that see a genuine saving past onto the customer, we never artificially inflate prices only to offer a huge money off promotions. This is not to say everyone does this but it is starting to become more common. Anyways, enough of the rambling; this year for black Friday we have decided to swim against the tide. We... Read More

14/11/2017

The Countdown Is On – Perfect Advent Calendars

We have gone a little advent calendar crazy this year. There are only 16 days to go until the start of advent, so here are our top picks. Friars Chocolate Truffle Advent Calendar Our very own exclusive advent calendar, filled with an beautiful mix of our luxury chocolates; the perfect way to count down the days to Christmas. The selection of chocolates includes mulled wine, milk chocolate truffles, caramel, praline, plus many more.   Happy Hour Liqueur Advent Calendar A fabulous ‘happy hour’ advent calendar of premium filled dark chocolate... Read More

20/09/2017

Have A Peek At Christmas; We Won’t Tell If You Don’t

Christmas is our favorite time of the year here at Friars, so we got a bit excited and have only gone and put some products on our website! Here’s a peak at some of our favourites; go on, have a look, we won’t tell if you don’t. Buck’s Fizz Snowball Truffles   Buck’s fizz at Christmas is one of the great traditions, here at Friars we have given it a new lease of life with our buck’s fizz snowball truffles, a must try this Christmas. White Christmas Sloe Gin Gift... Read More

23/12/2016

Merry Christmas Everyone

Here is a small collection of facts that you may which to refer to during that awkward conversation with great auntie Margaret. Merry Christmas! Christmas Trees Nearly 60 million Christmas trees are grown each year in Europe. Noel The word Noel derives from the French expression “les bonnes nouvelles” or “the good news”. Turkey Before turkey, the traditional Christmas meal in England was a pig’s head and mustard. Holly The holly in a wreath symbolises Christ’s crown of thorns while the red berries are drops of his blood. Cracker Designs... Read More