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We’ve Found the Best Food & Drink Gifts

It’s time to eat, drink and be merry! We’ve found all the best food and drink gifts to treat your loved ones to this Christmas.


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This Christmas, Eataly London will be the ultimate destination for all your foodie gifts. With offerings including specially curated Christmas hampers packed with a selection of culinary treats, featuring the best Italian produce from sweet to savoury.

Christmas Hamper, from £100

The GAIL’s Christmas Hamper is back and filled to the brim with all of the festive necessities, without causing unneeded food waste. The hamper includes a Wasteless Sourdough, a stick of Quicke’s whey butter, a jar of both Seville Orange Marmalade and a Chocolate & Hazelnut spread, a Babka loaf, six Christmas Buns, four Penguin Biscuits, a pack each of Nut Biscuits, Cheese Crackers and Seeded Crackers and of course six mince pies.

Seggiano’s Premium Christmas Hamper is the most decadent of its collection. This treasure trove of Italian goodies will be a pleasure to share with your friends and family this festive season.  A selection of oils and vinegars is a real treat whilst the range of savoury items includes semi-dried herbs, bronze-dried pastas and pasta sauces, among a plethora of other delicious items.

Stein’s at Home from Rick Stein has just revealed its line-up of Christmas hampers. With a wide range to choose from, Rick Stein has holiday shoppers covered, with perfect gifts for everyone from budding chefs to beer and wine lovers, sweet-toothed friends and those looking to stock their larders for the festive season.

Tom Savano Around the World Cocktail Tasting Set, £60

Renowned for their travel-inspired cocktail range luxury bottled cocktail brand, Tom Savano, has some fantastic options perfect for stocking fillers or gifting loved ones this Christmas. The Around the World Cocktail Tasting Set invites cocktail lovers to journey around the world and immerse themselves in the most beautiful locations in just one sip. 

Winter Bauble Gift Set, £40

The Winter Bauble Gift Set is a set of five liqueurs that come with ribbons so that they can be hung from your Christmas Tree. It includes miniature bottles of Vodka, Damson Gin, Sloe Gin, Bramble Whisky and Raspberry Gin and they can all be personalised with your choice of message. 

Rare Champagne transforms the obstacles of nature and glorifies the personality of an exceptional year into an unrivalled vintage. The gold award-winning 2008 vintage showcases aromas of orange blossom, white flowers and almonds. The palate is crisp and precise, with citrus and tropical fruit lingering on the long, complex finish.

Oatnog, £20

After being inundated with requests for its return, Black Lines is bringing back their sell-out Christmas cocktail. Think Eggnog, but better, this revamp of the classic eggnog is decadent, creamy and deliciously dairy-free. A limited run of bottles is being released exclusively for the festive season and will be available across a number of select stockists. 

Silent Pool G&T Pack, £15.00

This Christmas Silent Pool has created a range of gorgeous gift options. Whether it is Silent Pool’s Gin Copa Glass Gift Box for the one you love, serving a pre-dinner drink using their Luxury Gift Tinor gifting the ultimate secret Santa gift, the Citrus Gin G&T Pack – there’s something to suit all occasions.