The BEST episodes of Come Dine with Me
Every episode of Come Dine with Me ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Come Dine with Me!
The knives (and forks) are out as a group of strangers compete for the title of ultimate dinner party host. And the £1000 on the table adds spice to the proceedings...
#1 - Swansea, Nick Madge
Season 2009 - Episode 60 - Aired 8/26/2009
It's the third day of the competition from Swansea and club DJ Nick Madge is feeling nervous about satisfying his demanding guests.
#4 - Basingstoke (4)
Season 2021 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/5/2021
Day four in Basingstoke finds winery worker Izzy planning a sophisticated evening, though whether her fancy approach will prove too much of a risk remains to be seen. DJ and nutritionist Mark irritates Izzy by not sticking to her dress code, while Adam and Chris embrace the black-tie event. Will the self-confessed queen of dinner parties give the guests a night to remember and put herself in the top spot, or will the sophistication be too much for some?Watch Now:Amazon
#5 - Basingstoke (5)
Season 2021 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/6/2021
The final host from in and around the Hampshire town of Basingstoke is snappy dresser Chris, who hopes to impress his guests with a '90s music dress code and a menu of French dishes made with local produce. Chris has been disappointed with the standard of cooking all week and plans to take it up a notch for the final night, but there's simmering tensions between Mark and well-spoken Izzy.Watch Now:Amazon
#10 - Dundee, Bill Black
Season 2013 - Episode 159 - Aired 11/18/2013
First to cook in Dundee is alarm company owner Bill Black, who plans a belt-busting menu for his guests: proud Arbroathian Phil Petrie, opinionated English student Hannah Wilson, ferret fancier Alex Pithouse, and 28-year-old Kim Gillespie.Watch Now:Amazon
#11 - Winchester, Georgia Groves
Season 2013 - Episode 71 - Aired 5/30/2013
Care-home worker Georgia Groves plans a black tie affair for her evening in Winchester, with red carpet, posh frocks... and a spray-tan booth. Everyone seems to be in high spirits until Patricia tells Ptol what she thinks of him and his wine antics.
#12 - Winchester, Patricia Pearson
Season 2013 - Episode 70 - Aired 5/29/2013
It's the turn of waitress Patricia Pearson to see if she can win over her guests with her Peruvian food and Latin-themed dinner party. Patricia serenades her guests with the Peruvian national anthem and treats them to a traditional dance that involves a candle and a donkey jaw.
#14 - East London, Sarah Angold
Season 2010 - Episode 48 - Aired 9/9/2010
Designer Sarah Angold hopes to win with a simple approach - spending as much time as possible with her guests. But as she's already upset everyone, her plan might not work.
#17 - East London, Vicki Pengilley
Season 2010 - Episode 45 - Aired 9/6/2010
The culinary comp goes cockney in East London this week, where five budding cooks are prepping their jellied eels and Ruby Murrays in the hope of scooping the cash prize.
#21 - Peterborough, Parveen Ashraf
Season 2010 - Episode 50 - Aired 9/13/2010
This time the competition comes from Peterborough and first to host is chatty mum-of-three, Parveen, who's going all out with a waitress and butler, plus entertainment in the form of X Factor reject, Nicole Lawrence.Watch Now:Amazon
#23 - Norwich, Richard
Season 2015 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/23/2015
It's the final day in Norwich and the turn of business advisor Richard to host. Richard has held his cards close to his chest all week, but believes his Thai food gives him the upper hand.
#24 - South East London: All In One
Season 2015 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/16/2015
South east London: The culinary contest features a cheese-themed menu, a Japanese evening, and one of the hosts is a former Home and Away actor who presents an Aussie menu
#25 - Telford and Stafford: All In One
Season 2015 - Episode 22 - Aired 2/17/2015
Telford and Stafford: Performing artist Andrea kicks the week off with a bizarre night of strange poetry and ghosts. Then there's a Titanic themed night and an Anglo-Pakistan meal.