Hampers: we love them. Is there anything better at Christmas than a box of edible treats? No. The answer is no. Here’s our top Christmas food and drinks hampers that will set you world on fire over the festive period.

For a Snacking Hamper: Berry Bros. & Rudd

1. Berry Bros. & Rudd

The Hamper: Sherry and Nibbles Hamper (£35)

The Lowdown: Think you can’t have the glorious creak of wicker for under £50? Think again. Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Sherry and Nibbles hamper is a fitting choice for trend-following foodies who appreciate an appetite-sharpening glass of Fino. This example, made by Emilio Lustau, is presented with its ideal partner: salted almonds and juicy olives.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Chocolate Hamper: Hotel Chocolat

2. Hotel Chocolat 


The Hamper: The Merry Christmas Everyone Hamper (£50)

The Lowdown: Hotel Chocolat have created a hamper to cater for all the family, or people who really love chocolate. Think White Snowflakes, 40% Milk Snowflakes, Brazil Nuts, an Enchanted Forest, Winter Puddings, a Small Cookie Wreath and Ho Ho Ho Chocolates.  And not forgetting a little bottle of fizz, the Prosecco Superiore DOCG to celebrate the festive season in style.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Beer Hamper: Bill’s

3. Bill’s 

The Hamper: Bill’s Beer and Chocolate Christmas Hamper (£30)

The Lowdown: Ideal for beer fiends, Bill’s Beer and Chocolate Christmas Hamper features the classic Bill’s Beer, a citrusy Bill’s Cider and light golden Bill’s IPA. Plus there’s a bar of Bill’s milk chocolate, giant Bill’s coin and a bag of chocolate balls. Beer and chocolate is such a wining combination.

Where to Buy: Bill’s Restaurants nationwide and online

For a Massive Chocolate Hamper: Chococo

4. Chococo

The Hamper: Chococo Giant Christmas Hamper (£100)

The Lowdown:  This square hamper box contains a medium box of 16 of Chococo’s finest freshly handmade seasonal chocolates; a box of nine gold award-winning gingerbread caramels; a nutcracker tube of milk chocolate festive shapes; a pack of dark chocolate covered orange segments; a pack of salted caramel popcorn brittle smothered in dark chocolate; a pack of salt and cocoa nib milk chocolate slabs; a pack of ravishing raspberry white chocolate slabs; a robot capsule containing six of Chococo C181 robots; hot chocolate flakes in a kraft bag; a mini Christmas yule log chocolate biscuit cake; a shimmering milk chocolate angel; a milk and dark chocolate mixed button tins; a tin of chocolate covered Colombian coffee beans; and a 50% milk chocolate bar from Chocolaterie Robert in Madagascar.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Wine Hamper: Fortnum & Mason

5. Fortnum & Mason

The Hamper: Fortnum & Mason The New World Hamper (£115)

The Lowdown: The New World Explorer Hamper includes a rich selection of full-bodied reds and elegant whites. From the dark and decadent Argentinian Malbec, a dynamic Barossa Valley Shiraz, to a rich perfumed Pinot Noir sourced from the Martinborough region of New Zealand. Rounding off the hamper are the Eden Valley Riesling, a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, and a Cabernet and Merlot-based blend from South Africa: our Stellenbosch Red. Presented in a traditional wicker hamper, this world tour is guaranteed to inspire your palate.

Where to Buy: Online here

For a Cheesy Hamper: The Wensleydale Creamery

6. The Wensleydale Creamery

The Hamper: The Aysgarth Hamper (£35)

The Lowdown: This hamper by The Wensleydale Creamery is the latest box of delights, packed full of festive goodies. The Aysgarth Hamper contains: Yorkshire Wensleydale, Yorkshire Wensleydale and Cranberries Waxed Cheese Truckle, Cockett’s Wensleydale Fruit Cake, Rosebud Preserves Yorkshire Wensleydale Chutney and Miller’s Elements Water Crackers.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Cheese and Cold Cuts Hamper: Paxton & Whitfield

7.  Paxton & Whitfield 

The Hamper: The Belgravia with Wine (£285)

The Lowdown: A truly luxurious gift of cheeses, ham, fine foods and stylish accessories, presented in a branded wooden hamper box. The box features a selection of wines including Côtes de Duras White, Côtes de Duras Red and 10 Year Old Tawny Port. There’s also a great selection of preserves, biscuits for cheese, fruit loaf, and a selection of cheese and meat.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Picnic Hamper: Lakeland

8. Lakeland 

The Hamper: Buttermere Hamper (£37.99)

The Lowdown: The Buttermere Hamper by Lakeland is packed full of sweet and savoury treats from the Lake District, and is suitable for vegetarians. Grub includes Mawson’s Cumbrian Cola Cordial, The Ultimate Christmas Pudding, Cumbrian Delights Staveley Relish, Cumbrian Hot Spot by Cumbrian Delights and Starly’s Spice Co. Cumberland Curry Spices.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For an Italian Hamper: Lina Stores

9. Lina Stores 

The Hamper: Hamper Medio (£65) 

The Lowdown: The Hamper Medio is bursting with Italian Christmas delicacies and treats to enjoy throughout the year. The generously-sized panettone, nougat and shooting star-shaped shortbread biscuits are ideal to devour immediately, while the ample range of other ingredients, including dried porcini mushrooms, Arborio rice, truffle oil and Sicilian olive pate will ensure the recipient continues to eat well long after the baubles have been packed away.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Condiment Hamper: Tracklements

10. Tracklements 

The Hamper: Build Your Own Hamper (from £25)

The Lowdown: Tracklements haven’t gone for the one-size-fits-all hamper, instead you can purchase a hamper and select the amount of condiments you’d like included inside, and then your order will be delivered to your front door. Condiments include their best sellers; British Piccalilli Le Parfait, a mustard pickle ideal for spread on crusty bread and pork pies, and the Christmas Spice Chutney Le Parfait, a delightful medley of cranberries, apples and festive spices. A must have for any Boxing Day spread.

 Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Nostalgic Hamper: A Quarter Of

11. A Quarter Of

The Hamper: Giant Retro Sweet Hamper (£66.77)

The Lowdown: The Giant Retro Sweet Hamper is full of all kinds of traditional sweets . They’ve packed it with as many old school sweets as they could, from boiled favourites like Rhubarb and Custard, to chews like Fruit Salad and Blackjacks, to classic sweets such as Wham, Space Dust and Parma Violets. And it’s not just sweets, also included is a whoopee cushion, water bombs, and an original comic from bygone times.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Vegan Hamper: Yumbles

12. Yumbles x The Goodness Project

The Hamper: Vegan Chocolate and  Snack Gift Box

The Lowdown: Don’t worry vegans of the UK, we haven’t left you out. The vegan and snack box contains, well, vegan snacks. There’s 12 snacks in the 100% recycled eco-friendly box, such as the TREK bar – perfect for a post-gym munch, dark chocolate, chickpea crisps, and a raw cacao bar.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Budding Chef Hamper: Benares

13. Benares

The Hamper: Benares Luxury Christmas Hamper (£160)

The Lowdown: Benares have thrown their range of hampers into the Christmas mix.  The Luxury Christmas Hamper is presented in an elegant bamboo tray hamper basket, and features a variety of gifts. This hamper has everything you could think of – a bottle of Champers, Holy Lama Handmade Soap, Julius Meinl Coffee Whole Beans, Jing Chai Whole Leaf Ceylon Black Tea with Spices, and a Benares Cookbook.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Champers and Cheese Hamper: LA FROMAGERIE


The Hamper: Cheese and Champagne Box (£70)

The Lowdown: Champers and Fromage; a match made in boozy, foodie heaven. If you’re planning a cheese and wine night over the festive season, bust out this box of edible delights. The hamper contains two cheeses: Chaource, Champagne and Fourme d’Ambert, Auvergne. Slather the cheese on the charcoal biscuits, and wash it all down with a bottle of P. Louis Martin NV Brut Champagne.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Cocktail Hamper: Harvey Nichols

15. Harvey Nichols 

The Hamper: The Mixologists’ Toolkit (£155)

The Lowdown: Harvey Nichols asked mixologists from The World’s 50 Best Bars what makes the perfect cocktail, then they popped it all in one handy kit so you can shake up a storm this party season. There’s a strainer recommended by The Broken Shaker in Miami, and The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual from New York City. The kind Harvey Nichols folk have even included gin and vodka to help get you started.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Breakfast Hamper: Primrose Kitchen


16. Primrose Kitchen 

The Hamper: Breakfast Lovers Hamper (£30)

The Lowdown: This hamper is jam-packed full of wholesome breakfasts, with a range of flavours there’s something for everyone. Including: raw carrot, apple and cinnamon muesli, raw beetroot and ginger muesli, organic porridge oats, organic oatmeal and chia, organic orange and cashew granola, goji black pepper and lemon granola.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For an Alcohol-Free Hamper: Selfridges

17. Selfridges 

The Hamper: Festive Fun Hamper (£100)

The Lowdown: Every year, Selfridges collaborate with small, independent artisans that produce only the finest, responsibly sourced products. The Festival Fun Hamper contains; cheddar cheese savours, British raspberry jam, British vanilla caramel fudge, milk chocolate bar, 9 piece edited chocolate collection, net of chocolate coins and Scottish all-butter shortbread. To drink, dive into spiced Christmas tea, blackcurrant cordial, and Complex & Mellow Italian cafetiere coffee.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Scandinavian Hamper: Scandi Kitchen

18. Scandi Kitchen 

The Hamper: Big Hamper – ‘Godare Jul’ (£50)

The Lowdown: Wrapped in a pretty red box with a white silk ribbon, this hamper includes a number of classic Scandinavian goodies, including: Anthon Berg 5-pack chocolate marzipan mini loaves, seasonal gourmet liquorice from Lakrids, wild lingonberry jam, original ginger and almond ginger things, Leksands limited edition Christmas crisp bread, and Nils Oscar Christmas beer.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For an All Year Round Hamper: Forman & Field

19. Forman & Field 

The Hamper: Forman & Field Lasting Pleasure Hamper (£94.50)

The Lowdown: Christmas is one day, but Forman & Field’s All Year Round Hamper is ideal for any time of the year. The hamper includes, Somerset Pomona 20%, Kits kitchen chutney, Scottish horseradish sauce, spiced red cabbage, spiced apricot compote, cherries in brandy, banana bread and Peter’s Yard mini crisp breads.

Where to Buy: Online here 

For a Tea Time Hamper: Harrods

20. Harrods

The Hamper: The Tea Time Treat Hamper (£45)

The Lowdown: Set the table for afternoon tea with the Harrods Teatime Treat, a luxurious offering of orange thin-cut marmalade, a thick and fruity strawberry jam,  shortbread biscuits, a dark chocolate and milk chocolate bar, and tea in a beautiful keepsake box.

Where to Buy: Online here