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A group of five strangers, each an amateur chef, compete to host the best dinner party, each party solely for the competitors and to be held on consecutive evenings. With a set amount of money provided for the party, each host must submit a menu in advance of the week, the menu to consist of at least a starter, a main and a dessert/pudding. At the end of each party, each guest rates the party on a scale of one to ten inclusive. Each guest can use whatever criteria he/she deems important to rate the party, the quality of the food only being one possible factor. At the end of the last party, the host of that party gets the voting results, which he/she reads to the other competitors. The competitor with the highest score wins £1,000. By the end of the last party, each competitor gets to know their fellow competitors a little better. Some may become friends for life, while others wish they had never met. Written by Huggo

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"Come dine with me?"... No way!
23 September 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most irritating, cocky, brash, exasperating TV shows ever! My mum loves it and it's just finished on Channel 4 (sarcastically) but, fear not, I'm writing this review on a Friday and tomorrow, as always on Channel 4 on a Saturday late afternoon, multiple episodes of the show are broadcast (but thankfully we're all out tomorrow and so we'll probably miss it - YIPPEE!!!

It's such a lovely idea which makes it even more of a shame that it is so god-damned ANNOYING! I feel like pulling my hair out when I so much as catch snippets of this programme and, do you know the most annoying bit of the show? DAVE LAMB!!!!!!! He never appears to know what "shut up" means nor how to! He's enormously annoying and, I'd say, what his active mouth needs is a strip of duck-tape - JUST so I can regain sanity for a little while! A very, very poor television programme which had long overstayed its welcome! I'm surprised the show saw its first month running!


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