Eating in survey: How British adults make eating in more special 2013

If you decide to eat in instead of going out, but want to make eating in different to your usual dinner, would you usually do any of the following?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 1, 2013
Eating in survey: How British adults make eating in more special 2013 This statistic shows various approaches British adults use when they decide to eat in instead of going out, to make the dinner different than usual. According to the survey conducted for Bord Bia Irish food board, most respondents claimed they would cook from scratch and make a special meal, while over half said they would order a takeaway.
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If you decide to eat in instead of going out, but want to make eating in different to your usual dinner, would you usually do any of the following?

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Percentage of respondents
Cook from scratch, make a special meal63%
Get a takeaway54%
Try new food, experiment46%
Buy a ‘meal deal’ from the supermarket34%
Create ambience – table setting, candles, music, etc.35%
Have wine with your meal/special bottle of wine51%
Have starter/dessert – more courses51%
Have an aperitif24%
Be more careful about the meat or fish you serve40%
Go to speciality/gourmet shop/buy some special food/ingredients27%
Percentage of respondents
Cook from scratch, make a special meal63%
Get a takeaway54%
Try new food, experiment46%
Buy a ‘meal deal’ from the supermarket34%
Create ambience – table setting, candles, music, etc.35%
Have wine with your meal/special bottle of wine51%
Have starter/dessert – more courses51%
Have an aperitif24%
Be more careful about the meat or fish you serve40%
Go to speciality/gourmet shop/buy some special food/ingredients27%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 1, 2013
This statistic shows various approaches British adults use when they decide to eat in instead of going out, to make the dinner different than usual. According to the survey conducted for Bord Bia Irish food board, most respondents claimed they would cook from scratch and make a special meal, while over half said they would order a takeaway.
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