The Ultimate Gift Guide For People Who Have Everything

With only a couple of days until Christmas, gift shopping becomes an Olympic sport itself. You plan yourself —budget and all!— and head to the stores to find the perfect gift for your loved ones. But no matter how well you plan, there is always a person on your list who is impossible to shop for.

Finding the perfect gift for that person in your life who has everything can be a real challenge, whether it’s because they don’t want tangible gifts or they’re nitpicky— the worst! However, with this ultimate gift guide, you don’t have to look any further. From cooking classes to one-of-a-kind experiences, we’ve filled this gift guide with unique ideas for the person who already has it all.

A Mexican street food cooking class, one of the best things to do alone in London
Photo: @avenuecookery

When it comes to gifting a person who has everything, the secret lies in gifting the gift of experience. And what better experience than to expand their culinary knowledge with a cooking class —you definitely can’t miss with this one! There are an infinite amount of choices to choose from whether they’re vegan, have a sweet tooth, love Mexican or Italian food, or if they simply prefer to sip down a wine while prepping an amazing meal.

🍝Vegan Pasta Workshop Supper Club
🌮Bottomless Wine and Mexican Street Food Cooking Class
🇮🇹Risotto Cooking Class at La Nina Caffe & Mercato
🍩All You Can Eat Doughnut Making Class

2. Let them be a work of art for a day

people looks at digitally rendered paintings on a wall

For the art lovers who have everything, gift them the experience of becoming a work of art for the day at these immersive experiences. They’ll be able to fully indulge themselves like never before into the lives of some of the world’s most renowned painters. From a 360 digital art show to a one-of-a-kind VR experience that lets you in on a typical day of the artist, this is a sure gift they’ve never received before!

🎨Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
🧑‍🎨Dalí Cybernetics: The Immersive Experience

What makes gifting experiences so special is that you can create a new memory for the person you’re gifting to. And experiencing an intimate candlelit moment while listening to their favourite music can be one of the most incredible gifts anyone can receive. Whether they’re into pop, rock, film soundtracks or classical music, the Candlelight concert series has a concert for all!

🎵Candlelight: A Tribute to Coldplay at St. Mary’s Church
🚀Candlelight: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Soundtracks at Southwark Cathedral
🎤Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift at Southwark Cathedral
🎻Candlelight: Nutcracker & More ft. Ballet
🎬Candlelight: Hans Zimmer’s Best Works at Central Hall Westminster

4. Gift them an all-paid trip to another world

A recreation of the Byers' living room at the Stranger Things Experience in London.

Your loved one will be excited for their next adventure with a free trip to other worlds, where the ordinary becomes extraordinary. Whether they’re passionate about movies or travel, they will be thrilled to discover unexpected worlds like the Upside Down or travel back in time to see dinosaurs. Give them the gift of an immersive experiences that they’ll never forget.

👾Stranger Things: The Experience – Unlock Your Power!
🦖Jurassic World: The Exhibition – London
🧙Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience (Keep in mind they’ll have to take a little day trip to Cheshire to explore the magic of wizarding world!)
👽Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience

A woman enjoying a cocktail at Alcotraz Bar on Brick Lane in London
Photo: @alcotraz

Forget about fancy decanters and expensive spirits —they probs already own them. If the person you are gifting loves to explore new things while drinking, why not surprise them with an immersive cocktail adventure? Or, better yet, plan a fun day cracking puzzles to discover unique and delicious drinks together. These plans are boozetastic for anyone who loves trying new things and experiencing the world through their taste buds.

🍸Avora: New World Cocktail Experience
🕵️Sherlock’s Boozy Afternoon Tea
🥃Alcotraz Prison Cocktail Bar
🧪The Case of The Poisoned Chalice: Cocktail Experience
🍫The Chocolate Cocktail Club

They say that “laughter is the medicine of the soul”. So, why not surprise your loved ones with tickets to their favorite comedian or a local stand-up comedy show? Not only will they appreciate the chance to laugh and have a good time, but they will also benefit from the mood-boosting effects of humor — a two for one, if you ask us!

🎭Top Stand Up Comedy in Camden
😂Bottomless Booze Comedy in Vauxhall!
❤️True Dating Stories – London with Gilli Apter
🎲Game Night: Theatrical Comedy Show at Wonderville

Tobacco Dock. The Dock. Winter Skylight

If the person you are gifting is a daredevil, why don’t you gift them a thrilling adventure experience, such as a speedboat or ice skating experience. The fun is in watching them trying not to fall! These gifts can provide an exciting and adrenaline-pumping experience for them, and create the opportunity to push their limits by trying something new —plus, it’s a great way to show that you support their adventurous spirit.

⛸️Ice Skating at Skylight Tobacco Dock
🚤Thames Lates Speedboat & Seasonal Beverage
🏟️The Dare Skywalk: Weekend Evening Ticket

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It’s all fun and games until… you actually gift them a unique gaming experience and become their favourite person in the whole-wide-world. Not only does gaming provide a fun way to pass time but it also gives an opportunity for you to bond and share interests, while improving your cognitive skills — Ps. escape rooms are our favourite!

🕵️Sherlock: The Official Live Game
🕹️90s SEGA Retro Gaming Bottomless Brunch
🦸AIM Escape’s Spy Heroes: A Game For The Whole Family
🪓Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing
🎮Virtual Reality Arcade or Free Roaming at DNA VR

a group of people partying at Bresh club night

For the night owls who have everything and are always looking for exciting new experiences, a club is the way to go. A night out at some of London’s most exclusive parties will give them the opportunity to dance the night away and let loose in a thrilling and vibrant atmosphere. Plus, with a range of music genres to choose from, they’ll be able to find the perfect party to suit their preferences and let their inner party animal shine.

🎉BRESH: The Most Beautiful Party in the World
👾Sunday Funday: Adults-Only Soft Play Party
🍻Camden Party Pub Crawl
🥁Funky Friday: Hip-Hop, Afrobeats & Bashment Party
🍾Play Fridays at Shaka Zulu

10.When in doubt, give a gift card with no doubt!

If you’ve ran out of ideas and everything that we’ve mention still doesn’t convince you, then you should find yourself a less picky friend —just kidding! But if after all these amazing plan you still have doubt, then the Fever gift card is the perfect choice for those who are hard to shop for. It allows the them to choose their own experience from a wide range of activities and events, ensuring that they will find something they love. Plus, with options ranging from bottomless drag brunches to intimate museum tours, there is something to appeal to every interest and taste.

And if they’re more into everything classical and exploring stunning venues, then we suggest getting them a Candlelight gift card. The candlelit concerts offer a unique and intimate atmosphere, where they’ll be able to enjoy all of their favourite artists music in classical format at some of London’s most beautiful and historic venues. Plus, the gift card allows them to choose their own concert and date, so they can plan their perfect evening out.