Christmas Gift Guide

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Christmas gift guide
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Here’s our pick of the best gifts on the market for all the family.

The Magic of Christmas Hamper

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Bring home the magic of Fortnum’s in the form of one of their signature festive hampers. Bursting with crumbly biscuits, delicious brews, pantry wonders and so much more, The Magic of Christmas Hamper is sure to make this festive season all the more joyous. It would be rude not to frankly!

Price: £300

Eataly London

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This Christmas, Eataly London will be the ultimate destination for all your foodie gifts. Shoppers can take their pick from an array of Eataly’s much-loved hampers, packed with a selection of luxury culinary treats. Indulge in the finest Italian produce, including sweet and savoury products, bringing the seasonal flavours of Italy to life. Alongside the vast range of hampers Eataly will once again offer the UK’s biggest selection of panettoni and for the first time, Eataly is delighted to launch their own festive panettone range. From classic varieties to those adorned with luscious pistachio cream as well as zesty orange, Eataly’s panettone range is a result of years of careful craft and research, baked and aged in Italy.

Espresso Martini Gift Set from Grind

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Yes, the perfect Espresso Martini gift set does exist. If the person you’re buying a gift for this year is a cocktail enthusiast then a pink Grind tin and mini cocktail shaker set just makes sense. You’ll be able to choose your coffee: either House Blend Ground Coffee, or a mix of 20 Nespresso ® compatible home-compostable coffee pods – House, Light, Dark, Long and Decaf Blends. Alongside this, the box contains Absolut Vodka 50ml mini bottles, a 40g pouch of coffee beans, perfect to garnish your Espresso Martini and a limited-edition tote bag with an illustration of Shoreditch Grind. Sounds like everything our cocktail dreams are made of.

Cost: £45

Raise a toast

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Back due to popular guests’ requests, enjoy Searcys signature champagne flutes at home. Having become signatures at Searcys’ Champagne Bars, say cheers with your friends and family at home with a set of the iconic glass flutes, slightly rounded for optimum taste and bubbles, available as a pair or to couple with Searcys signature Brut Blanc de Blanc (£75) or Searcys Selected Cuvée Brut (£69) and Rosé Champagne (£72).

Cost: £35 per pair

For the pasta lovers

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Brand new for this year, fresh pasta experts Pasta Evangelists have released the perfect gifting lineup in time for Christmas for all the foodies, pasta and truffle lovers out there. The range includes pasta kits, tools, cookbooks and cupboard essentials, such as truffle salt truffle honey and of course Puglian olive oil. Or better yet, give a loved one the gift of quality time and book into a Pasta Evangelists cooking class at the Pasta Academy.

Classic Pasta Making Kit (RRP £20.00)- An ideal introduction to the world of pasta making – this kit contains everything needed to make two of Italy’s most loved pasta shapes.

Intermediate Pasta Making Kit (RRP £50.00) – The ideal gift for a budding pasta chef. This kit contains everything needed to make 5 iconic pasta shapes, plus a copy of the Pasta Evangelist cookbook.

Ultimate Pasta Making Kit (RRP £65.00) – The ultimate gift for your favourite foodie. This kit contains everything needed to make a host of Italy’s most iconic pasta shapes.

For the Christmas Tree

Created by Bristol-based artist Rebecca Walker, decorate your Christmas tree with the new Searcys bauble. Hand-painted by a small team of artisans, the bespoke bauble has been inspired by the artist’s favourite Searcys venues, including St Pancras, 116 Pall Mall and The Pump Room, and is the perfect keepsake to add to your Christmas tree this festive season. (£2 from the sale of each bauble will be donated to Railway Children

Cost: £26

The Watch Collectors’ Club Membership

Do you or someone that you know have a passion for watches, or perhaps want to get your first watch and don’t know where to start? The Watch Collectors’ Club membership is the perfect gift this Christmas for friends and family, combining a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with leading watchmakers from around the world. Enjoy taking part in their 40 yearly events that involve meet-up events with fellow enthusiast, as well as retail events where you get face to face with some top brands where you can handle and learn about some classic and limited-edition watches. Whether you’re looking for a long-term club to be part of, or just get some advice for a gift idea, The Watch Collectors’ Club is there to support you on your watch learning journey.

For the Whiskey enthusiast

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The Christmas Day Sharing Whisky Tasting Set is perfect for all those Whiskey lovers. Whisky cocktails are for all seasons, but there’s nothing better than the humble Hot Toddy for when the cold creeps in. This set will showcase the complexity that can be achieved when you mix whisky with lemon, honey, hot water and your choice of spices. This set contains a 3cl sample of each of the following whiskies: Wild Turkey Longbranch, Johnnie Walker Sweet Peat, Loch Lomond 14 Year Old, Monkey Shoulder Smokey Monkey, Blended Scotch TB-BSW 6 Year Old Thompson Bros, Noble Rebel Hazelnut Harmony.

Cost: £53.95

Say it with cake

It’s Christmas and it’s time to treat yourself and those you love, so why not opt for Lola’s Cupcakes, these gooey chocolate brownies that have been given the ultimate festive treatment with white chocolate elf faces, colourful candy canes, Christmas trees, snowmen and a Merry Christmas plaque. Sounds like an absolute dream to us. A delicious secret Santa gift or treat to take along to a party, these crowd-pleasers make the perfect seasonal stocking filler.

Cost: 17.70

Chai Guys

Introducing Chai Guys, the London-based authentic chai company founded by Abhilash Jobanputra and Gabriel Unger.

Experience Chai Guys’ classic Masala Chai blend, a harmonious combination of premium tea and spices that evoke the cosy essence of the holiday season.

Masala Chai Tin – £19.95

Experience the ultimate chai celebration with “The Trio Bundle,” featuring Masala Chai, Kadak Chai, and Kesar Chai.. Refillable tins ensure the festive flavours last, and if you already own them, explore the eco-friendly option of compostable refill pouches.

The Trio Bundle – £59

Say it with pizza

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Pizza Pilgrims has announced they’re saving the anxiety of Secret Santa gift giving this year with ‘It’s A Wonderful Slice’ – a campaign centred around giving the gift of pizza. This limited-edition pizza box will contain a voucher for FREE PIZZA for the recipient of your gift, removing all post Secret-Santa disappointment. Because who doesn’t love PIZZA! From the 27th November, Pizza Pilgrims are offering all their slow-proved Neapolitan pizzas for £10 to suit all Secret Santa budgets, available to buy in the pizzerias, online and via Deliveroo.

Flight Club Gift Voucher

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Gift vouchers can be used towards a great Social Darts experience. This voucher can also be used towards the food and drink. It’s time to gather up your friends and family for an evening of fun!

Gift Experiences

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Treat your loved ones to some special dining experiences with Searcys and its range of gift vouchers, from afternoon tea at The Pump Room in Bath, to champagne and nibbles on top of the Gherkin or at the new Champagne bar in Battersea Power Station. New for 2023 is a dining experience at The Portrait Restaurant by Richard Corrigan, one of the new Searcys openings this year. Located in the National Portrait Gallery with panoramic views over Trafalgar Square, experience a menu inspired by Corrigan’s most memorable dishes, showcasing the best of British and Irish ingredients, or head to bar for a post-gallery drink – ideal for team gifts and Secret Santas too!

The Watch Collectors’ Club Membership

Do you or someone that you know have a passion for watches, or perhaps want to get your first watch and don’t know where to start? The Watch Collectors’ Club membership is the perfect gift this Christmas for friends and family, combining a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with leading watchmakers from around the world. Enjoy taking part in their 40 yearly events that involve meet-up events with fellow enthusiast, as well as retail events where you get face to face with some top brands where you can handle and learn about some classic and limited-edition watches. Whether you’re looking for a long-term club to be part of, or just get some advice for a gift idea, The Watch Collectors’ Club is there to support you on your watch learning journey.

Sticks’n’Sushi gift card

If you’ve not yet visited Sticks’n’Sushi you are missing out. Why not gift your loved one a gift voucher so that they can enjoy the delicious sushi that this restaurant has to offer. A gift card from Sticks’n’Sushi is happiness that strikes twice – first the joy of receiving it, they’re also adding 10% to the value of all cards bought online, until Christmas. Sounds like a winner to us.

Marshall Motif II ANC

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Introducing the newest product to their range, Marshall’s Motif II ANC earbuds offer huge sound in a tiny package. With 30 hours of playtime, the Motif II ANC is the perfect gift for those that are always on the go. These earbuds have active noise cancellation to block out your surroundings and the option to switch over to Transparency mode for a quick conversation. As well as an added microphone, Motif II A.N.C. comes ready for BT LE Audio, so you’ll be better connected than ever before.

Motif II A.N.C. comes with improved battery preservation, while its case and buds are made from 70% post-consumer recycled plastic, including used electronics, water bottles and automotive light covers.

Cost: £179.99

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Harvey Nichols

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Harvey Nichols, the world’s leading luxury retailer is launching a new festive food range perfect for centrepiece showstoppers, speciality foods and everyday luxurious essentials this Christmas. The new delectable Christmas food offering includes traditional Amaretti Virginia baked panettones, buttery mince pies, Christmas cakes and puddings, Christmas crackers, tea/coffee and festive drinks such as Christmas Pudding Gin, Limoncello, VSOP Cognac, Single Cask Sherry and a Chocolate Porter available in Harvey Nichols stores.

Elf Truffle Box 

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The Elf truffle box is available in three varieties, each delicious and nostalgic – Casse-Noisette, Gingerbread and pistachio. Bringing joy to the tree, this delicious gift will no doubt be enjoyed with a big smile
Elf box of 12 truffles: £14.90

Visible Youth 

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Visible Youth is a revolutionary new skincare brand with a ground breaking, super-ingredient at its core – Hyoglass™. Backed by 20 years of science, Hyoglass™ unites two powerful skin healing ingredients – the purest, optimal weight, medical grade hyaluronic acid and the first use of antioxidant bioactive glass powder in skincare. The result? A pioneering skincare system that works in synergy to target, lock in and release powerful skin health ingredients precisely where wrinkles are formed.

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Mulberry Silk Pillowcase, £65

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Looking for some luxury silk pillowcases? Then Silk Works London’s exquisite 22 momme silk pillowcase is the answer.  Think of it as your skin and hair superhero, delivering an impressive anti-aging effect (the skin firmness and morning glow is something else), while keeping hair frizz-free and hydrated. It’s the easiest – and chicest – way to invest in some serious beauty sleep.

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Citizen Spritz 

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This Christmas  Citizen Spritz has got you covered with their sampler pack. Be sure to grab one now, the perfect gift for all your loved ones.

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