You can never go wrong with a hamper as a gift.
Christmas hampers are a gift to behold. What better way to treat your loved ones (especially the loved ones who are… how can we put this? Tricky to buy for) than with an assortment of goodies they can devour throughout the 12 days of Christmas and beyond.
Christmas hampers are literally the gift that keeps on giving – endless packets of shortbread biscuits and savoury snacks to help you through the days spent on the sofa during Twixtmas. And most of them come with a wicker basket that can be recycled as pleasing-to-the-eye storage after every morsel is gone.
But with so much choice out there, which are the best Christmas hampers on the market for 2021? Well, we’ve done the hard work for you, combing through every offering we could find, to bring you our favourites at an array of different price points – and some of them are even discounted over the Black Friday/Cyber Weekend sale, saving you precious cash when you probably need it most.
Where to find the best deals on Christmas hampers:
Hotel Chocolat Merry Little Christmas Hamper,
was £29.50, now £25.08 | Hotel Chocolat
This mini hamper is the perfect stocking filler for the chocolate-obsessive in your life. Comprising of salted caramel chocolate puddles, a rocky road slab and plenty more goodies, there’s either enough to share, or a very generous bundle for one person to enjoy throughout the Christmas period. Plus, for the Black Friday period only, you can get 15% off.
Premium Christmas Vegan Hamper,
was £62, now £52.70 | Hampers.com
Don’t forget about your vegan friends with the Christmas hampers this year. This brilliant bundle includes mince pies, a Christmas pudding, festive chocolate, chutney and more – all of which is plant-based.
M&S Golden Blond Hamper,
was £65, now £52 | M&S
This collection of M&S goodies feature in M&S’ Christmas advert this year, so you know it’ll be good. Including a golden blond chocolate flavour cream liqueur, a golden blond star Christmas pudding, golden blond chocolate florentines and plenty of other bits from the range. Indulgent, but worth it.
The White Company Winter Hamper –
was £110, now £88 | The White Company
The Winter Hamper is a selection of The White Company’s hero Christmas products, packaged into a luxe wicker hamper. Goodies include Cinnamon, Clove and orange winter home spray, tealights (and holders), candle plates and a botanical candle.
The best Christmas hampers for 2021:
The Family Christmas Hamper, £250 | Fortnum & Mason
A hamper to suit everyone’s tastes; it’s a Christmas feast. Christmas pudding, Christmas tea biscuits, Christmas reindeer noses. Christmas everything! And it comes in the iconic F&M hamper, which is a keeper.
Twelve Wines in Wicker hamper, £150 | Virginia Hayward
Let’s be honest, the best bit of a hamper is always the wine. So why not get a hamper consisting only of wine? Displayed in a rustic wicker basket designed especially to hold a dozen bottles of the good stuff, it’s got more of a ‘gift’ factor to it than a simple cardboard crate of wine you might get elsewhere. The hamper consists of four red wines, four white wines, two rosé and two Prosecco – the perfect combination for any well-oiled family Christmas!
Selfridges Mini English Cheese Board Gift Box, £55 | Selfridges
Everyone knows a cheese lover, and this is the perfect gift for one. It comes with a big slap of cheddar, plus some chutney and oat crackers to enjoy it with, plus a nice bottle of red. Cheers!
The deals end on Monday at midnight so act fast to snap them up!