Our Top 10 Christmas Hampers

This is it! Christmas is in the air. The streets are decorated with baubles and tinsels; in shops, the shelves are full of Christmas decorations and gifts; on TV, Christmas ads are everywhere! This is the time of the year when everyone is wondering: ‘What present am I going to buy?’ Gifts are usually the most difficult part of Christmas and that’s why we decided to help you with our top 10 Christmas Hampers from Waitrose, Tesco, Fortnum & Mason, Selfridges and Harrods.

 

 

1. Temptation Basket - £75 at Waitrose

This nice willow basket is full of temptations! It has everything you need for Christmas, sweet or savoury, white or red. The ideal gift for foodies. Free next & named day delivery.

Waitrose Temptation

Includes:

  • Luis Felipe Edwards Carmenere Shiraz 75cl
  • Luis Felipe Edwards Chardonnay Muscat Viognier 75cl
  • Buiteman Baked With Love Gouda & Chilli Biscuits 75g
  • Clipper Fairtrade One for the Road Roast & Ground Coffee 100g
  • Convivial Yorkshire Natural Sea Salt Crisps 100g
  • Farmhouse Biscuits Cherry & Chocolate Chip Biscuits 150g
  • Lessiters Gold & Red Chocolate Pastilles 150g
  • Linden Lady Handmade Chocolate Fudge 150g
  • Maxwell & Franks Christmas Pudding 454g
  • Mr Filbert's Peruvian Pink Peppercorn Cashews & Peanuts 120g
  • Ultimate Plum Pudding Co. Brandy Butter 190g
 

 

2. Christmas Cracker - £49.28 at Tesco

This great box will please both parents and children. It has all those Christmas treats you’ve ever wanted to spend an exceptional Christmas day with your family.

Tesco Christmas Cracker

Includes:

  • Black Jack Snacks Luxury Fruit & Nut Mix 140g
  • Candy Canes Sweet Tree Decorations 170g
  • Excelcium Assorted Chocolates 200g
  • Gold Crown Iced Christmas Cake 400g
  • Gold Crown Rich Fruit Christmas Pudding 227g
  • Grandma Wilds 4 Luxury Mince Pies with Brandy
  • Green Cuisine Mulled Wine Fruit & Spice Sachet 15g
  • Lindemans Winemakers Release Chardonnay 2012 75cl
  • Mrs Bridges Christmas Chutney 240g
  • Rosemount Founders Selection Shiraz 2012 75cl
  • Walkers Mini Belgian Choc Chip Biscuits 125g
 

 

3. Cheer & Cherish Hamper - £75.00 at Selfridges

This beautiful basket will remind your loved ones how much you care about them throughout the day. For breakfast, for afternoon tea or on Christmas day, they will spend lovely moments with these delicious treats.

Selfridges Cheer & Cherish

Includes:

  • Selfridges Afternoon Tea Bags 30g
  • Selfridges Christmas Pudding 110g
  • Selfridges Cafetière Coffee Medium Roast 250g
  • Selfridges English Fudge 100g
  • Selfridges Handmade Savoury Rosemary Biscuits 150g
  • Selfridges Mini Strawberry Jam 110g
  • Selfridges Chocolate Coins 109g
  • Selfridges Shortbread Biscuits 200g
  • Selfridges Chianti Salcheto 75cl
  • 16” Basket with signature leather buckles
 

 

4. Italian Feast - £125 at Waitrose

For Italian lovers, this beautiful woven box is full of the best treats from Italy. Let those delicious flavours take you to this amazing country.

Includes:

Waitrose Italian Feast
  • La Piuma Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 75cl
  • La Piuma Orvieto Classico 75cl
  • SanLeo Prosecco Brut 75cl
  • Adesso Italian Dressing 220ml
  • Arden & Amici Soft Amaretti 150g
  • Chiostro Di Saronno Panettone 500g
  • Collitali Chilli Spaghetti with Wooden Fork 500g
  • Dress Italian Arrabbiata Tomato & Chilli Pasta Sauce 350g
  • Dress Italian Basil Pesto 190g
  • Olives Et Al Classic Chilli & Garlic Olives 250g
  • Olives Et Al Siena Rosemary & Chilli Nuts & Seeds 150g
  • Ortalli Balsamic Vinegar of Modena 250ml
  • Slitti Buon Mattion Italian Ground Coffee 250g
  • Valledoro Grissini Rustici Breadsticks 100g
 

 
F&M Foie Gras

5. The Foie Gras and Sauternes Gift Box - £50 at Fortnum & Mason

Noël à la française! Foie gras is a must-have for Christmas in France so if you fancy some French flavours, this is exactly what you need.

Includes:

  • Fortnum's Sauternes, Château Briatte 50cl
  • Goose Foie Gras D'Oie, 65g Tin
  • Honey & Sauternes Savour, 150g
 

 
Selfridges British Cheese

6. British Cheese Hamper - £75 at Selfridges

For cheese lovers! Enjoy excellent British cheeses with a very nice bottle of Côtes du Rhone, all in a lovely basket.

Includes:

  • Ragstone Log 200g
  • Colston Bassett Stilton 200g
  • Lincolnshire Poacher 200g
  • Selfridges Apple & Ginger Chutney 195g
  • Selfridges Handmade Savoury Rosemary Biscuits 150g
  • Selfridges Côtes-du-Rhône 75cl
  • 16” Basket with signature leather buckles
 

 

7. The Fortmason Hamper - £85 at Fortnum & Mason

This beautiful basket is full of Christmas essentials, all very good quality and nicely presented. This mouth-watering gift will please your eyes as well as your palate.

F&M Fortmason Hamper

Includes:

  • Ceylon Orange Pekoe, 125g Loose Leaf Tin
  • Christmas Chutney, 325g Jar
  • Christmas Spiced Marmalade, 340g
  • Cranberry Sauce, 200g jar
  • Fortmason, 250g Loose Leaf Tin
  • Assorted Squares, 175g Box
  • Mulled Wine Spice Bag
  • Christmas Coffee, 250g Tin
  • Christmas Spiced Biscuits, 150g Drum
  • Piccadilly Clotted Cream Digestive
  • St James Christmas Pudding, 454g, serves 4-6
 

 

8. Jolly Holly - £67.79 at Tesco

Everything you need for a delicious Christmas lunch! You will love all the treats that are in this wicker hamper. It's no wonder that this is one of the most popular hampers at Tesco.

Tesco Jolly Holly

Includes:

  • Belgid'Or Champagne Flavoured Belgian Cocoa Dusted Truffles 200g
  • Edinburgh Tea & Coffee Company Ground Breakfast Coffee 56g
  • Grandma Wilds 4 Luxury Mince Pies with Brandy
  • Mondovino Spicy Moroccan Seed & Nut Crackers 45g
  • Mrs Bridges Celebration Marmalade with Champagne 113g
  • Mrs Bridges Christmas Chutney 100g
  • Mrs Bridges Strawberry Preserve with Champagne 113g
  • Rosemount Founders Selection Shiraz 2012 75cl
  • Sliced Smoked Scottish Salmon 200g
  • Stephan Pate de Foie 80g
  • Walkers Shortbread Thistle Rounds 100g
  • WICKER HAMPER
 

 

9. The Scottish Collection - £150 at Harrods

The best of Scotland! This amazing box is perfect for those long winter evenings you will spend by the fireside with a glass of whisky and some nice treats.

Harrods Scottish Collection

Includes:

  • 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Raspberry Jam
  • Orange Whisky Marmalade
  • Scottish Shortbread Fingers 375g
  • Assorted Shortbread Selection 350g
  • Dundee Cake
  • Gold Bar
  • Fudge Bar 115g
  • Butterscotch 170g
  • Vanilla Flavour Fudge 170g
  • Chocolate Flavoured Fudge Bar 115g
 

 
F&M Champagne & Chocolates

10. The Champagne and Chocolates Box - £55 at Fortnum & Mason

Feeling romantic? A great bottle of Champagne with delicious Marc de Champagne truffles will definitely seduce your loved one.

Includes:

  • Fortnum's Brut Reserve N.V, Louis Roederer Bottle
  • Marc de Champagne Truffles, 2 x 165g Tray
 

 

*This article is showing the prices and stock available on 25/11/2013. Delivery fees may apply.

by Clotilde Delebarre, 25th November 2013

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