The Lidl Blog

The Lidl Blog
With articles penned by the My Lidl Team covering food, home, style and more, our blog is all about living smart for less.

Hi Lidlers,


How do you celebrate Mother’s Day? Whether you’re being treated or you’re spoiling someone else, we’d love to hear your annual traditions for this special day.




Hi Lidlers,


With Mother’s Day approaching fast, we would like to help you celebrate the special women in your life, and thought what better than the chance to reward them for being so fantastic? That’s why we’re asking you to nominate a person in your life who deserves a Lidl treat.




Taste of the Alps Week

by Community Manager Community Manager 3 weeks ago - last edited 2 weeks ago

Taste of the Alps week is hitting stores this Thursday! Fill your trolley with delicious meats, endless cheeses and tasty beer and discover the ultimate in comfort food. The cuisine of the Alpine regions has got many delicacies to offer so we’re sure you’ll find something to love. 




Try out Italian recipes during Italian week!

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎21-02-2017 02:37 PM - last edited on ‎22-02-2017 10:05 AM by Community Manager Community Manager


Our popular Italian week is back in stores from Thursday 23rd February and we’re looking forward to trying out all of the delicious products!


 Italian Meatball Stew


Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and love is certainly in the air as we have the perfect Lidl gifts at great prices. Is the way to your heart a box of chocolates? If so, why not try our Deluxe truffles, either Marc de Champagne or Sea Salted Caramel, at £3.99. Or perhaps a glass of bubbly would be a better match for you Maybe you could go all out and prepare a special meal – check out our recipes for some inspiration:


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“There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.”

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎19-01-2017 03:40 PM - edited ‎20-01-2017 04:36 PM

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Today we celebrate the life of Robert Burns, often seen as Scotland’s National Poet, for his work globally. Burns Night is a time to celebrate Burns life and works as well as traditional Scottish food, drink, verse and music. 


Every Lidl thing for New Year’s

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎29-12-2016 10:00 AM

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After weeks (or months, for those super keen Christmas elves) of gift planning, house tidying and turkey buying, Christmas 2016 has come to a close! Blimey, where does the time go? We hope every one of you had a lovely day full of Christmas cheer and delicious food


Quick the turkey is (almost) here!

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎16-12-2016 01:59 PM - edited ‎22-02-2017 11:07 AM

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We just wanted to remind you that our free-range Norfolk Bronze turkeys will be in store from this Monday 19th December. Will you be buying your turkey from Lidl this year?


Christmas recipes that will entice the taste buds

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎09-12-2016 03:33 PM - edited ‎22-02-2017 11:21 AM

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Would it be safe to say that the best part of Christmas is all of the deliciously scrumptious food on offer? Okay, we may be slightly bias but if you can’t indulge at Christmas, when can you?


A Lidl help with your Christmas preparations

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎06-12-2016 10:49 AM - edited ‎22-02-2017 11:09 AM

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It’s less than a month to go until Christmas day and we imagine most of you have begun prepping for the big day. To ensure you have holiday cheer and not holiday stress, we’ve put together a short guide to help with the preparations below.


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This competition has now closed.

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas on My Lidl without a competition…

That’s why we are giving three lucky members the opportunity to win some Lidl vouchers.


Winter Warmers at Lidl

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎01-11-2016 06:02 PM

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The clocks may have gone back, marking the end of British Summer Time last weekend, but we’ve got just what you need in store to cheer up your darker nights. As many of you know, Bonfire night is a British tradition dating back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 and the skies will be lit up with fireworks to mark the occasion this weekend.


Ciao, Lidlers!

The days may be getting colder & darker but what a great excuse to spoil yourself with some delicious & hearty Italian meals. Our Italiamo range is back in store and we’re looking forward to hearing your feedback Smiley Happy

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A Taste of the USA is back

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎20-10-2016 10:00 AM - edited ‎22-02-2017 04:17 PM

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A Taste of the USA is back and we can’t wait to hear what you think of all the delicious products available. From delicious burgers to candy peanut butter treats we think there is something for everyone to try.


Trick or treat? We’ll opt for some of these treats…

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎14-10-2016 11:57 AM - edited ‎14-10-2016 02:45 PM

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Hope everyone is ready for a spooktacular time at Lidl over the next few weeks! You may have noticed that My Lidl has got involved as well… Did the header images scare you?

We have a variety of treats in store so you can fill your cauldron with endless sweets and chocolates! And at impressive prices it’s cheap and easy to keep those little trick or treaters happy so everyone is a winner Smiley Happy


I hope you’re all prepared for a spookylicious time on My Lidl as our latest photo competition focuses on your spooky edible creations…

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Taste of the Alps in stores now…

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎15-09-2016 05:06 PM - edited ‎22-02-2017 04:18 PM



The Alps are one of the great mountain ranges that expand across Europe, from Austria and Slovenia in the east all the way through Italy, Switzerland and Germany and France in the west. Of course they’re famous for their breath-taking beauty but let’s not forget all about the extremely tasty food and drink they have to offer!


Explore the outdoors (with a little help from Lidl)

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎13-09-2016 09:56 AM - edited ‎13-09-2016 09:57 AM

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We have a lot of active Lidlers on the community and we love hearing all about your adventures and holidays in our dedicated ‘Time Off’ Group here. Based on all your recent conversations, we thought you may like to hear a little more about our active wear that are in stores at the moment.


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It’s frightening to consider just how quickly the summer holidays seem to be going but we hope you’ve been having a great time!

We understand the daily gruelling and thankless task of trying to keep lunch boxes exciting for your little ones but hopefully our lunch box favourites will make this task a little more bearable. To help you plan ahead, Lidl have everything to ensure your children won’t be going hungry


XXL products back in stores!

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎30-08-2016 12:07 PM - edited ‎01-09-2016 10:57 AM

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Our XXL week is back in stores from 1st September so you can take advantage of some BIG offers.

For those of you who may not know, our XXL products give you the opportunity to stock up on your favourite store cupboard goods, but in bigger packs to give you even more great value products


A taste of the South West at Lidl

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎11-08-2016 11:47 AM - edited ‎22-02-2017 04:19 PM

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We can’t think of a better way to embrace the English summertime than with a delicious cream tea or some lovely English Ales! So much so we’ve created A Taste of the South West, featuring some tasty products Smiley Happy


And the winner is…

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎28-07-2016 02:10 PM


We just wanted to say a big thank you to those of you who took part in our latest competition. As you can probably tell from our most recent adverts, we pride ourselves in working hard to ensure that our prices can remain low, without compromising quality.


Organic week at Lidl

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎26-07-2016 10:58 AM - edited ‎26-07-2016 04:28 PM

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We’re excited to talk about our Organic products which you will find in stores from the 4th August. Have any of you tried the range before?


A Taste of Asia: What will you be cooking?

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎19-07-2016 12:25 PM


If you’ve seen our latest leaflet you will have seen that A Taste of Asia is back in stores this week, will you be trying any of the products?

There are four different varieties to choose from (Indian, Japanese, Chinese and Thai) so we are hoping there is something for everyone. We have a couple of recipes you could try below but please do share some of your own recipes in the comment section below too Smiley Happy


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We’re really excited to announce that we are giving away three £25 Lidl vouchers to three lucky winners! All you need to do is answer the below and, if answered correctly, you will be entered into a prize draw.


Please join us in congratulating our latest Lidl winners…

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎28-06-2016 04:00 PM - edited ‎01-07-2016 06:30 PM

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The time has come to announce our latest winners from our BBQ hack competition Smiley Happy

There were so many great suggestions but there can only be three winners! Please note that the winners were picked at random and you can find their tips below


Who’s excited for Wimbledon?

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎21-06-2016 09:16 AM


Wimbledon Championships, the oldest tennis tournament in the world, will be starting next week and we can’t wait to watch it – who are you supporting?

The tournament takes place over two weeks in late June and early July and we have got champagne, strawberries and cream in store so you can make the most of it


Be prepared this year for Father’s Day

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎09-06-2016 08:10 AM


It’s nearly time to celebrate those wonderful Dads who do so much for the family and deserve a day of honour 


Share your BBQ hacks to be in with a chance of winning a Lidl goody bag…

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎03-06-2016 10:17 AM - edited ‎22-02-2017 11:19 AM


Sun, beaches, summer holidays and BBQs are just a few reasons why we love summer here at Lidl. In fact, we love summer so much we’ve created a summer brochure so we can talk about it in even more detail Smiley Happy