Come Dine with Me

Wednesday 9:00 PM on E4
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  • show Description
  • Five contestants each cook a three course meal for a dinner party. The participants vote on the success of the evening, and the winner goes home with a cash prize.The show airs five times a week with each episode focusing on one of the five contestants, with the winner being revealed on Friday.The first three and a half seasons of the show followed the daily format, while the latter half of the fourth season introduced the show to primetime. In this season, the show was shortened to a one hour programme, broadcast once a week and only four contestants were used.Channel 4 renewed the show for a fifth season, which reverted back to the daily format. It started airing on August 25 2008, at the new time of 5:30pm.Season 5's primetime episodes began broadcasing in high definition.Note: For the sake of this episode guide, daytime episodes are named by the episode's host, primetime episodes are named by their location. This is simply to keep the guide looking neat.moreless

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 7 : Ep 12

    London - Lisa

    Aired 2/22/09

  • S 7 : Ep 11

    London - Judi

    Aired 4/26/06

  • S 7 : Ep 10

    Episode 10

    Aired 1/29/10

  • S 7 : Ep 9

    Episode 9

    Aired 1/28/10

  • S 7 : Ep 8

    Surrey - Maggie

    Aired 1/27/10

  • Cast & Crew
  • Dave Lamb


  • Peter Stringfellow


  • Lee Ryan


  • Michelle Heaton


  • Linda Barker


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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (25)

    • Stuart: (On his cooking) I haven't tasted anything!

    • Craig: I'm only breaking a sweat because it's so hot in here!

    • Vera: Craig's gonna win. I've just got that feeling!

    • Pippa: You can see he's done nothing for his starter, but buy it.

    • Paul: Who's gonna win? I'm gonna win!

    • Jane: (During a private interview) I wouldn't tell anyone else that Keeley had help 'cos I don't think it's relevant. She still put in the effort and, you know, good on her for doing it. Absolutely good on her, I'd actually mark her higher for having the, erm, being clever enough to think about it. I wish I had!

    • Keeley: (During a private interview) I don't feel ashamed at all. I did earlier. I felt very, very ashamed because, erm, Jane came in and she said to me 'I... thank... thank you for a fantastic evening. You've been absolutely wonderful. You've really pulled all the tops out, you know, you've had so much going on this week.' And I felt terrible and, I... I couldn't lie to Jane. She's one person that I just, I just can't lie to.

    • Carlos: (After breaking his crumble dish) Just when tonight was perfect, something goes wrong.

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    Notes (89)

    • Jane's Menu: Starter: Small Fishcakes with Lemon and Sorrel Main: Unknown Dessert: Pear in Port Wine with Cinnamon Ice-cream

    • Jane's Scores Sarah Adams-Lipa: 4.5 Tricia Martin: 7 Lesley Blood: 8 Brain Williams: 7 Total: 26.5

    • Sarah's Scores Jane Bagley: 8 Tricia Martin: 8 Lesley Blood: 8 Brian Williams: 7 Total: 31

    • Sarah Adams-Lipa was this week's winner.

    • Tricia's Menu
      Starter: Watercress Soup Main: Fish Pie Dessert: Panettone Bread and Butter Pudding or Chocolate Pots

    • Tricia's Scores Jane Bagley: 7 Sarah Adams-Lipa: 6 Lesley Blood: 7 Brian Williams: 7 Total: 27

    • Lesley's Menu Starter: Strawberry and Black Pepper Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Dressing Main: Chova Mocha Lamb with Seasonal Vegetables and Potato Wedges Dessert: White Chocolate Whiskey Croissant Butter Pudding

    • Lesley's Scores Jane Bagley: 6 Sarah Adams-Lipa: 3 Tricia Martin: 5 Brian Williams: 8 Total: 22

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    Trivia (17)

    • Sarah served New Covent Garden Food Co. ready made soup as a starter.

    • Sarah bought her ravioli starter from Selfridges in Birmingham, but claimed it was homemade.

    • Moona Messamri originally scored Michael's party with 9 points but later changed this to 10 points, increasing his total score from 33 points to 34 points.

    • Micheal was open about using a caterer, to the extent of introducing him to the guests.

    • Craig McAlpine is a coeliac.

    • Rocky Scott is a kosher, but she eats as a vegetarian on nights other than her own.

    • Ulrika Jonsson is a coeliac.

    • Because she was a loyal customer, Smith's Brasserie gave Keeley 50 percent of the cost of the meal.

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  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • LOVE this show!

    By reesener, Jun 06, 2014

  • I shouldn't like this, but I do!

    By count-chocula, Aug 20, 2008

  • Definitely not another pretentious food and drink show.

    By daviegeeoo, Feb 23, 2010

  • I love this show, it's great people watching, don't be fooled into thinking it's a cookery show.

    By aloonatic, Aug 21, 2009