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Best value toilet rolls?

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It seems that Lidl have stopped doing the (relatively) cheap Floralys "XXL" 20-packs that we've been quite happily buying for the last couple of years, and all our local store now has is more expensive stuff that's quilted, or fluffy, or contains added goose down or Hello Vera or whatever, so what's our best bet for a substitute?

We've only got Tesco, Morrisons and Waitrose hereabouts, but we've no objection at all to getting them online in bulk if that's more economical. We don't need anything fancy, but we're not keen on the stuff you poke your finger through if you're not careful.

Over to you expert shoppers! :)
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  • hazzie123
    hazzie123 Posts: 2,755 Forumite
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    I used to buy Andrex,then Asda Shades but now I buy Nikky from Home Bargains,pound and coppers for 4 and it's great and no finger through.
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  • Linda32
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    From those three I would go for tesco own brand, not value range. Then look for offers on the branded ones.
  • freyasmum
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    hazzie123 wrote: »
    I used to buy Andrex,then Asda Shades but now I buy Nikky from Home Bargains,pound and otherwise. pers for 4 and it's great and no finger through.

    Or £3.99 for 18.

    I buy Nicki - you get them in farmfoods as well.

    Do you have access to either Home Bargains or Farm Foods?

    I definitely wouldn't go for value stuff but own brand would be ok. I quite like Morrisons for own-branded stuff otherwise.
  • Si_Clist
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    freyasmum wrote: »
    Do you have access to either Home Bargains or Farm Foods?

    Nope, but that's a good point about the "value" ones. I guess I need to schlep round the local supermarkets checking price per sheet then do some carefully controlled trials ...

    :cool:
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  • peachyprice
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    I buy Regina from Poundstretcher £3.99 for 16, sometimes they have 24 for £4.99. It's much softer than the Lidl aloe vera, I got that a few weeks ago when I ran out, never again.

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  • Si_Clist
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    We can only by online or from Lidl, Morrisons, Tesco or Waitrose, and we don't need ever-so-soft. We just need something that on the one hand (eek!) isn't like sandpaper but on the other isn't so delicate as to be useless unless you use half a dozen sheets at once.
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  • Feral_Moon
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    Si_Clist wrote: »
    Nope, but that's a good point about the "value" ones. I guess I need to schlep round the local supermarkets checking price per sheet then do some carefully controlled trials ...

    :cool:

    Why not just use mysupermarket.co.uk :)
  • Tigerprint
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    OH has often mentioned cheap toilet roll & 'putting his finger through', it's not something I ever experience ..... but then, I 'obviously' use too much :cool:

    We use Asda Shades as this is the only one he can manage... :T
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    Si_Clist wrote: »
    It seems that Lidl have stopped doing the (relatively) cheap Floralys "XXL" 20-packs that we've been quite happily buying for the last couple of years, and all our local store now has is more expensive stuff that's quilted, or fluffy, or contains added goose down or Hello Vera or whatever, so what's our best bet for a substitute?

    We've only got Tesco, Morrisons and Waitrose hereabouts, but we've no objection at all to getting them online in bulk if that's more economical. We don't need anything fancy, but we're not keen on the stuff you poke your finger through if you're not careful.

    Over to you expert shoppers! :)

    Do they really make bog rolls with goose down? If so please tell me who does so I can avoid that cruelty. :)

    Also Morrisons own brand is not has good as Asda Shades. Very thin and rips all over.
  • tessasmum
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    We like Nouvelle as it hits the spot on a lot of counts - thick enough but not too thick, recycled etc. I don't buy it at the normal price of £5 for 9 rolls though. We stock up when it is on offer, a couple of times a year. At present, Morrisons are selling 16 packs for £5 so I have "several" of those in my stash.
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