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Terms & Conditions

Acceptance of Conditions. Ordering with us constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions which take effect at the time you first access the site or application. If you do not accept these terms and conditions you must not place an order via the internet or application. You can only access our full menu and order from us from this website or application and therefore all orders are subject to these conditions.​

(1) Refund and Cancellation. Order placed the day before delivery can be cancelled up to 8am of the day of delivery.  If ordering on the day of delivery please call within 5 minutes of placing the original order to receive a full refund. Please call us (rather than email) when requesting a cancellation. As per the Distance Selling Regulation (Regulation 13) your order is perishable and a cooling off period for cancellation unfortunately does not apply.

(2) Allergies. We cannot guarantee that any of our foods are free from nuts or nut derivatives. We cannot guarantee that our food will be free from any other ingredients that may causes allergies or allergic reactions. We cook all dishes from scratch therefore a large number of ingredients are present in our kitchen.

(3) Delivery Times. We aim to deliver your order to the address provided at the time agreed with you once your order has been placed.  We ideally like orders to be made the day before the order is due so that we can minimise waste.  If ordering the day of delivery we will confirm the time and whether the order can be fulfilled as soon as we can after the order is placed.  In some circumstances we will be able to notify you prior to ordering if we predict that we will be unable to deliver within the normal times, however on occasions it can be difficult to predict. If circumstances out of our direct control cause the delivery to be delayed we will do our very best to keep you updated.

(4) Minimum Order & Free Delivery. For delivery orders we have a minimum order and delivery charge which will ALWAYS be agreed with you before we dispatch your order and is based on the postcode or area/city to be delivered to.

(5) Address details. You agree to provide a valid POSTCODE or AREA, full address and contact telephone number with your order. If you provide incorrect details we will be unable to deliver within any previously stipulated timescales provided by us. You agree not to withhold payment in circumstances where you were unable to provide a correct address or contact details.

(6) Order Confirmation. We reserve the right to cancel your order if we are unable to establish contact with you by phone or email after you have placed an order. This is to protect ourselves against fraudulent and hoax orders. In some circumstance (for example exceptionally large orders) we may insist on a deposit to be paid in advance before confirming your order. If you order online or over the phone, the total price will be confirmed to you before the order is completed.

(7) Catchment Area. If you are from outside our stated catchment area then in most cases we will be unable to deliver to you. However, if you are outside our catchment area please call us and we will be able to discuss your order and requirements and if it is possible..

(8) Website Photos/Pictures. Food photographs on this site do not represent how your dishes will be deliver to you. In some cases there will be differences between the photos displayed and the ingredients in the dishes delivered to you. Where ingredients are not available or are out of stock our chefs will decide on suitable replacements to be used (for example red pepper substituted for green pepper). If you are unsure of the ingredients/content/packaging of any dish then please call and discuss this with our staff before ordering. All photographs are serving suggestion or simply represent generic raw ingredients.

(9) Food Description & Ingredients All dish descriptions on the website represent and describe the item in question. Where ingredients are not available or are out of stock our chefs will decide on suitable replacements to be used (for example red pepper substituted for green pepper). "Home-made" means created and cooked entirely from scratch by us. "Fresh" means not frozen or tinned. "(v)" Indicates a dish without meat or fish.  We are happy to provide a full list of ingredients in our dishes upon request.   If food colouring is used, we use it in line with "Food Additives (England) Regulations 2009".

(10) Portion Sizes We generally use standard 500ml & 750ml takeaway containers for all dishes. We reserve the right to use other packaging, however portion sizes will be equivalent.  Our portions are designed to feed one large or two to three small - medium appetites.  Please note some dishes may settle during delivery.

(11) Contract. You are entering into a contract with Richard Ennis trading as "THE SOUTHERN KITCHEN" for collection of your order.

(12) Liability We will not be liable for any claims, losses, including but not limited to direct, indirect, special, economic and consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to loss of profits, loss of revenue or loss of goodwill), whether in contract, negligence or other tortious action arising out of or in connection with the use of this site and material provided to you by email or other communication methods.

(13) Complaints / Requests.  We will endeavour to handle all complaints for you ASAP. Please address any complaints or requests to the contact details contained on this website.

(14) Viruses We do not warrant that this site is free of viruses or bugs or that this site is compatible with all computer systems and browsers.

(15) Cookies This site uses session cookies for the purpose of tracking your progress through the checkout process and holding your shopping cart contents. By using this site you consent to this cookie being placed on your computer and acknowledge that the site would otherwise not function accordingly.

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