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1 Carluccio’s Hampers
Head to Italy this December with help from Carluccio’s hamper selection. The hampers are full of the best that Italy has to offer, without having to get on an airplane. Complete with everything you’ll need to make a traditional Italian pasta dinner and chocolates and cakes for desert, Carluccio’s has your Christmas celebration covered. The baskets range in price from £20 to £255.
2 Fortnum & Mason
Founder of the hamper trend, starting in the 17th century, Fortnum & Mason take this holiday tradition very seriously. With 20 hampers to choose from, the possibilities are endless at Fortnum & Mason. From wine connoisseur hampers to family feasts, these hampers definitely get the party started. The hampers, chalk full of savoury and sweet options for all, has everything you need to celebrate Christmas in style this year. Ranging from £55 to a whopping £6000, Fortnum & Mason’s wide range of hampers ensures everyone has the perfect hamper for their holiday plans.
181 Piccadilly, St. James’s W1A 1ER; fortnumandmason.com
3 Cutter & Squidge
Known for its adorable and naturally made cakes and treats, Cutter & Squidge has played to their strengths when developing their hamper collection this year. Enjoy a refreshing bottle of prosecco, luxurious fudge, homemade jam and a few of Cutter & Squidge’s cutest merchandise. Larger hampers include their famous festive cakes like the vegan chocolate fudge cake and luxury mini mince pies. Big or small, you can’t go wrong with one of Cutter & Squidge’s delicious and health conscious hampers. Baskets range in price from £15 to £250.
20 Brewer Sreet, Soho W1F 0SJ; cutterandsquidge.com
From traditional Christmas hampers to Prosecco and Cheddar Gift Set Hampers, there’s something for everyone at Selfridges. Whether you’re getting a gift for a loved one or enjoying the hamper for yourself, it’ll put you in the Christmas spirit. The Festive Pantry Hamper, priced at £375, includes everything you need to get you and your family in the holiday spirit. Sweet treats include chocolate coated honeycomb, Selfridges cinder toffee coal and Selfridge’s fruit cake in a tin. Other highlights include Wiltshire Ham and Selfridges olives nocellara.
Indulge in luxurious treats this Christmas with a traditional Harrods hamper. Their Celebration of Christmas hamper is ideal for those who desire a classic Christmas celebration with all of their favourite savoury and sweet treats. Enjoy the perfect wine for each dish and a selection of teas and coffees alongside the mountain of food. The Celebration of Christmas hamper is priced at £750 and filled to the brim with all you’ll need to make this Christmas a success.
Choose from three decadent Christmas Hampers this December. The Davies Hamper, Brook Hamper and Mayfair Hamper are all delicious choices, filled with wine sweets and food galore. The Davies Hamper, priced at £295, includes shortbread biscuits, raspberry and rose preserve, caramel and praline chocolate squares, Christmas pudding and all the wine, coffee and tea you desire. The Brook Hamper, priced at £495, is full of all of the same treats plus honeycomb, olives, champagne and a Fornasseti candle.
7 Abel & Cole
There’s no better gift this holiday season than a Christmas Hamper from Abel & Cole. From the luxurious prosecco and truffle hamper to the more savoury festive nibblers hamper, Abel & Cole is making sure everyone’s happy this Christmas. Throw the Christmas dinner party of your dreams with the Merriest Holly Jolly Hamper, complete with bottles and bottles of bubbly and enough sweets and starters to feed an army. Prices of hampers range from £25 to £295.
8 Corrigan’s Hamper Collection
Spoil your friends and family with all of your Christmas favourites from Richard Corrigan’s Hamper Collection. Fill up on pork pie, cheeses galore, Christmas pudding and shortbread biscuits with Corrigan’s Christmas Hamper. Treat yourself and upgrade to the Luxury Christmas Hamper this Christmas. Complete with a butler to ensure the night goes off without a hitch, the Luxury Christmas Hamper does not disappoint. The Christmas Hamper is priced at £120 and the Luxury Christmas Hamper is priced at £1000.
28 Upper Grosvenor Street W1K 7EH; corrigansmayfair.co.uk
9 John Lewis
Unsurprisingly, John Lewis’s has an extensive list of hamper options for each and every acquired taste. The Cosy Christmas Hamper is perfect for a gathering with loved ones. The hamper includes sweets such as the original cake company fruit slab cake, mince pies, Maxwell & Franks Christmas pudding with cider and Reid’s all butter shortbread. Pair the included array of wines and champagnes with savoury favourites such as Yorkshire crisps tomato, basil & mozzarella, Christmas chutney and the Kindness Bakery mature cheddar cheese oatcake bites.
10 La Fromagerie
Go international this Christmas with La Fromagerie’s Winter in France Box. Filled to the brim with French wine,cheese and biscuits you can travel to France from the comfort of your own home. Go all out with The Christmas Box, complete with a case of champagne, more wine than you’ll know what to do with and cheese and other starters perfect for entertaining guests. Priced at £1000, The Christmas Box is worth every penny as it has your Christmas dinner party covered, with very little effort on your part. Other hampers range from £45 to £250 and can be delivered internationally and all over the UK.
2-6 Moxon St, Marylebone W1U 4EW; lafromagerie.co.uk
11 The Modern Pantry
Known for being both a scrumptious restaurant and a hit catering business, it’s no surprise The Modern Pantry’s hamper doesn’t disappoint. Their Christmas Hamper includes Pinot Noir, Berry & Liquorice Jam, Spiced Gooseberry relish, Caraway & hazelnut cantucci, truffles, and Liquorice & Urfa chilli mini Christmas cake. Or opt for their cheese hamper, priced at £35, including a selection of cheeses from Neal’s Yard Dairy alongside handmade biscuits and a selection of chutneys.
47-48 St John’s Square, Clerkenwell EC1V 4JJ; themodernpantry.co.uk
Dine like the Queen this Christmas at Partridges, grocer to the Queen. This is their 46th year of making luxury festive hampers and they’ve pulled out all the stops. The prepared hampers range in price from £35 to £500 and are available for customization so that you get exact what you want this Christmas. Or choose from their pre-set menu of hampers including niche hampers like the Gourmet Truffle Hamper or favourites like the Buckingham Hamper which is sure to have everything you’ve every dreamed of inside.
2-5 Duke of York Square, King’s Road Chelsea SW3 4LY; partridges.co.uk