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What time is your evening meal?

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GagaJo Mon 01-Mar-21 21:07:38

Do you have tea?

What time do you eat whatever meal is your last meal?

Bellanonna Mon 01-Mar-21 21:13:35

Between 5 and 6, It’s usually called dinner, or sometimes supper.

tanith Mon 01-Mar-21 21:20:45

Dinner usually six or thereabouts.

nadateturbe Mon 01-Mar-21 21:20:45

6pm. Tea. (dinner really). We usually watch local news while eating. I would prefer not to, but husband wins.

Jaxjacky Mon 01-Mar-21 21:30:12

Dinner, between 7 to half past, sometimes a tad earlier or later.

Pantglas2 Mon 01-Mar-21 21:33:22

3-4 hours before going to bed which sometimes depends on what we’ve planned for the evening. Can’t sleep with a heavy meal weighing on me!

GagaJo Mon 01-Mar-21 21:36:39

I prefer to eat later. I am an evening snacker, but can hold off if I know dinner is coming. If I've had dinner too early, I will pick a bit later. Ideally, dinner 7.30 to 8. Currently I have to eat at 6.30, which makes for snacking later. No wonder I've put on so much weight!

You do have a point though, Pantglas. I hate going to bed feeling bloated.

Kamiso Mon 01-Mar-21 21:37:56

We used to eat about 8pm but my digestive system disagreed. We now eat about 6.30 ish.

Scribbles Mon 01-Mar-21 21:46:37

Dinner, generally around 8pm

ginny Mon 01-Mar-21 21:50:19

Not set in stone but dinner around 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Nanagem Mon 01-Mar-21 21:55:03

We it at 7, we’ve just never changed from when we worked, old habits I suppose

muse Mon 01-Mar-21 22:03:18

Winter time - Dinner anywhere between 8:00 and 10:00 pm. Depend on MrM's work. We go to bed around midnight - 1:00am. We're late risers.

Summer - dinner much earlier because we get up early and also MrM continues work outside after dinner whist it's light.

Calendargirl Mon 01-Mar-21 22:05:47

4.30. Tea, our main meal of the day.

Like to get it eaten, cleared away, washed up, ASAP.

EkwaNimitee Mon 01-Mar-21 22:14:04

Dinner around 6pm, my digestion hates a big late meal. I usually have a little cereal before bed, it helps me sleep through otherwise there’s a risk of cupboard raiding in the small hours!

Urmstongran Mon 01-Mar-21 22:22:39

Usually around 7pm. But I’m calorie counting within an 8 hour eating window to see if I can lose weight, so it was before 6pm tonight. I’ve just had a cuppa and the splash of milk in it probably means I’ve failed? Oh heck. This dieting mullarkey isn’t easy ...
I can’t see me sticking to this intermittent fasting (the so called 16:8) once lockdown is over. How would anyone get to eat out in an evening - only by missing breakfast and lunch & id probably feel faint.

Sorry Gaga went a bit off tangent there.

Aveline Mon 01-Mar-21 22:25:20

Dinner is at 7.30.

Ladyleftfieldlover Mon 01-Mar-21 22:39:30

Dinner is generally at 7 pm. If we are eating out the table is booked for 7.30 pm. I have breakfast by 8.30 am. Lunch is anything between 1-2 pm. Cup of tea and a biscuit at 4 pm.

Witzend Mon 01-Mar-21 22:44:28

Dinner, around 7.30.

lilypollen Mon 01-Mar-21 23:35:01

Dinner used to be 8pm, dates back to when DH was working. Since lockdown DH wants to eat earlier, no longer wants a starter. As I enjoy planning menus this has dented my enthusiasm for cooking. Have to say it's his loss.

Mollygo Mon 01-Mar-21 23:43:48

Dinner around 6.00- 6.30. Eating out may be later, but I can’t sleep after a big meal.

Teacheranne Mon 01-Mar-21 23:46:55

Whenever I want it! No fixed pattern

nanna8 Tue 02-Mar-21 02:01:14

6pm usually and supper around 10 pm which is very small. We don’t go to bed until 11.30-12 midnight.

kittylester Tue 02-Mar-21 08:00:37

It depends how hard the Times crossword is!!

During lockdown we usually sit down to do the crossword atc4 ish with a cup of tea. We eat earlier if it's easier!! Probably 7pm on average.

LadyGracie Tue 02-Mar-21 08:19:16

Dinner between 5.30 & 6,30, breakfast at 9, so a long fast overnight to aid the diet.

GrannyGravy13 Tue 02-Mar-21 08:22:27

Dinner between 7.30-8pm, except Sunday when it’s usually 5.30-6ish!