What Size of Turkey Do I Need for Christmas Dinner?

Turkey Size Christmas Dinner

What Size of Turkey Do I Need for Christmas Dinner?

Posted by Sean Kennedy

20th November 2019

It can be quite hard trying to work out how much meat to buy for Christmas Day ! So, to help out, we've created the below as an rough guide - we hope it helps.

This is an approximate guide and will depend on people's individual appetites - we've also included a little extra for some leftovers the next day!

Whole Turkeys 

KG Servings
4 - 4.5 4 - 6 people
4.5 - 5.5 6 - 8 people
5.5 - 6.5 8 -10 people
6.5 - 7.5 10 - 12 people
7.5 - 8.5 12 - 14 people
8.5 - 9.5 14 - 16 people
9.5 - 10.5 16 - 18 people

 

Turkey Crown

KG Servings
2.5 3 - 4 people
3.0 4 - 6 people
3.5 6 - 8 people
4.0 8 - 10 people
4.5 10 - 12 people
5.0 12 - 14 people
5.5 14 -16 people


Turkey Breast

KG Servings
1.5 Up to 6 people
2.0 Up to 8 people 
2.5 Up to 11 people
3.0 Up to 13 people
3.5 Up to 15 people 

 

Boneless Roasts

Allow 225g (1/2 lb) raw meat per person

Bone-In Roasts

Allow 450g (1lb) of raw meat per person