Inside this red box are 30 Ottolenghi favourites. Mince pies, lavosh, tahini caramel and Aleppo florentine brittle are just a few of the sweet and savoury delicacies. £350; ottolenghi.co.uk.
The Richmond garden centre has a glowing reputation for its plants but also its food – as exemplified in its Luxury Christmas Hamper. It celebrates British produce with an Italian twist, from Rosemary and Orange Chocolate Truffles to Black Olive Tapenade. £180; petershamnurseries.com.
Entitled The Ultimate, you’d be hard-pressed to find a match for Harrods’ top-end festive offering. Brimming with caviar, cured meats, fine wines and sweet treats, there’s plenty to keep a party satisfied for the 12 days of Christmas – and beyond. £5,000; harrods.com.
Charbonnel et Walker
For a sweet fix, the Mayfair chocolatier proffers dark chocolate mint thins alongside decorative paper theatre characters, crackers filled with sea-salt caramels and, of course, a box of pink Marc de Champagne truffles. £120; charbonnel.co.uk.
Fans of Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver’s fabled nose-to-tail dining will rejoice at a monochrome hamper laden with St John favourites, be it a Christmas pudding or a bottle of Blanc de Blancs 1er Cru NV Champagne. £220; stjohnrestaurant.com.
A veritable bartender in a box, The Drinks Cabinet Hamper features ingredients for mixing the perfect Negroni or Martini, its own small-batch gin, two bottles of Gusbourne sparkling wine and much more. £500; harveynichols.com.
London’s celebrated cheese room crams camembert, cheddar and stilton aplenty into its 2019 box, alongside accompaniments of biscuits, caviar and toasted hazelnuts. Plus there’s a case of P Louis Martin NV Brut champagne and a whole list of wines. £1,000; lafromagerie.co.uk.
Fortnum & Mason
Would it even be Christmas without just perusing Fortnum & Mason’s legendary selection of Yuletide goods? And this year, the department store has released a vegan-friendly version with all the traditional teas and tipples. £150; fortnumandmason.com.
Fine Food Specialist
One for truffle obsessives, this hamper has 30g of fresh black truffle centre stage, with truffle condiments, cheese, oil and cured meat in a supporting role. £199.95; finefoodspecialist.co.uk.