Pigs in blankets are a festive favourite for a lot of Britons and a staple for traditional Christmas dinners.
Have you ever wondered how many of the bite sized pork snacks could you eat in one sitting? Well, now you can put this to the test.
Guests can enjoy a bottomless selection of the supermarket’s biggest pigs in blankets range to date, with tickets on sale now for £5 via Eventbrite.
Located in North London’s Camden Passage, the exclusive restaurant will allow fans to indulge in a six-course menu of Aldi’s biggest pigs in blankets range to date.
Aldi UK is set to open the nation’s first Bottomless Pigs in Blankets Restaurant in North London next week – the ultimate experience for pig in blanket enthusiasts
The menu can be repeated, meaning no blanket will be left unturned and the experience is complete with a ‘Press for PIBs’ button to unlock unlimited courses of the festive favourite.
At a simple press of a button, the offering includes the limited-edition Specially Selected Brie & Cranberry Candy Cane Pigs in Blankets and Specially Selected Caramelised Onion Chipolatas, which were recently crowned ‘Best Pig in Blankets’ at this year’s BBC Good Food Christmas Taste Test.
Guests can also enjoy a bottomless supply of the supermarket’s popular Butcher’s Select Pigs in Blankets and Specially Selected Pigs in Blankets Handcooked Crisps.
Meat-free restaurant-goers can also join in with the fun and enjoy endless amounts of the supermarket’s Plant Menu Ultimate Vegan Pigs in Blankets.
Paired with the festive treats, guests can also sip on their tipple of choice, whether that be a glass of Prosecco or a refreshing soft drink.
Proceeds from the tickets will go to Neighbourly, a giving platform that connects company funds, surplus and volunteer time with local causes to make a positive impact.
It’s £5 per person and the restaurant will only be there for two days between Friday 24th November to Saturday 25th November, 1.00pm to 8.15pm.
One in six say pigs in blankets are the first thing they go for when tucking into Christmas dinner and almost a third (29%) said they prefer pigs in blankets to roast potatoes
Time slots are quickly filling up so fans will need to act fast to secure their place.
Last year, the high street supermarket sold 38 million pigs in blankets and expects record sales of up to 43 million this year.
The opening comes as new Aldi research reveals the mighty pig in blanket to be a Christmas household staple, with up to 423 million expected to be consumed on Christmas Day alone.
One in six say pigs in blankets are the first thing they go for when tucking into Christmas dinner and almost a third (29%) said they prefer pigs in blankets to roast potatoes.
38% of Brits even said they would choose the porky snack over traditional turkey, with 19% stating that they would have them over anything else.
One in ten will have their first pig in blanket by 10am, with 6% having scoffed one for breakfast by 8am.
Nearly half (44%) even claimed they prefer them over chocolate and 34% said that the best way to eat them is on their own, straight out the oven.
Julie Ashfield, Managing Director of Buying at Aldi UK, said: ‘The famous pig in blanket has always been a popular Christmas trimming, and our research really does show it to be a mighty festive staple for Brits across the nation.
‘Launching a Pigs in Blanket Restaurant is a chance for Aldi fans to enjoy our biggest range yet – and not just on Christmas Day.
‘Focusing on quality, price and innovation, we want to create a memorable experience that allows pig in blanket lovers to enjoy our unique range while celebrating with friends and family.’