The spring favorite was asked to go on sale at 5 a.m. on Easter Sunday but 3 p.m. was sold out – thousands of buyers were disappointed

Aldi’s famous egg chair is sold out within minutes of the sale, so many buyers are disappointed on Easter Sunday

The supermarket giant’s iconic piece of garden furniture was snapped up by online shoppers in record time, leading to it being dubbed “the worst Easter egg hunt”

The £ 149 rattan chair went up for sale on the Aldi website at 5am today, but many reported it wasn’t available until 8am and 8am to 3pm it was sold out

When it was announced that it was back on sale, many had the product in their sights and this morning more than 200 got it000 people joined a virtual queue

Many raised the alarm today, hoping they wouldn’t miss it. Shops are closed to the public today

One happy shopper tweeted about the joy of getting one – after staying up most of the night to keep her place in line

She wrote, “I had an intermittent sleep that woke up every 30 minutes to update the website and make sure I stayed in the queue, but I finally made myself the ALDI EI CHAIR !!! !!!!

While another frustrated shopper wrote, “The only thing hanging right now is my head in shame that for the past 3 hours I’ve been staring at a screen by pressing the nonexistent ‘add to cart’ button have !! #aldieggchair Aldi hangs “my head in shame” egg chair “

Another Aldi fan tweeted their joy and said: “You wouldn’t believe how buzzing I am that I managed to get an Aldi egg chair!”

And another Twitter user said: “The amount of comfort I put on the #aldieggchair while eating, I’ll be too heavy for the bloody thing if I even manage to grab one!”

One disappointed buyer saw the funny side and said, “Well, no #aldieggchair for me again Had one in my basket and then it disappeared for 3 hours of my life I’ll never come back at least I’ll soon get one on eBay for three times the price can get !! “

The chair’s egg basket is made of rattan, comes with dark gray cushions and is held in the air by a sturdy silver chain that hangs from a gray iron frame.It can also be detached from the chain so that it can be easily placed anywhere in the garden can be placed

It is not the only one of Aldi’s spring items that is expected to be snapped up this weekend. Other products in the garden range include the Kamado ceramic egg grill and a chic three-piece bistro set with a rattan effect

The online shopping spree comes on a day when all supermarkets are required by law to close their stores. Only small retail stores are allowed to open on Easter Sunday

The Kamado Ceramic Egg Grill is £ 34,999, while the Bistro Set is on sale for £ 14999

Aldi is also bringing back its sold out inflatable hot tub this weekend costing £ 34,999, the German retailer’s hot tub is a lot less than other versions on the market that can cost thousands and is big enough for four adults

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