What says Christmas more than a beautifully presented hamper bursting full of delectable foodie treats and gluggable tipples? A hamper is a truly lovely gift to receive, and thankfully they don’t all come with eye-watering price tags.
There’s a lot to choose from this year, so we’ve done the hard work for you and narrowed down the very best Christmas hampers from the high street and online that are all under £150. From Fortnum & Mason’s iconic selection of hampers to festive foodie bundles from the high street, and curated edits of the best independent produce, all of these are bursting with delicious nibbles, snacks, treats and drinks.
Whether your recipient has a sweet tooth or they’re a savoury lover, a chocoholic or ale connoisseur, we’ve got all your bases covered when it comes to the best hampers for 2021.
The best Christmas hampers under £150
From bougie boutique London spot, Feya Café, comes this luxurious hamper filled with all their newly created retail products, including herbal teas, gold-flake jam, hot chocolate and more delicious treats.
Following the launch of Kylie Minogue’s very own wine range last year, there’s now a Christmas hamper personally curated by the pop star herself. It features Kylie Minogue Côtes de Provence Rosé, 2 x Kylie Minogue Bespoke Wine Glasses, The Fine Cheese Co English Farmhouse cheddar, Rosemary & Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Bar, Rosemary Olive Oli and more.
Fortnum & Mason
Fortnum’s iconic wicker hamper baskets are always a winner – there are plenty at all price points to choose from. This one contains a mini musical tin filled with biscuits!
You’ll find a collection of traditional Christmas favourites in this hamper, which come in a delightful wicker basket that can be reused for picnics. Some of the treats inside include Imbizo Cabernet Sauvignon, Gold Crown Christmas Pudding and Grandma Wild’s 4 Luxury Mince Pies. Of course, John Lewis have got loads more hamper options, too.
The Gail’s Christmas hamper costs £165, but this ‘Morning After’ box is perfect for Boxing Day when you can’t be bothered to cook or put together a breakfast. From Christmas buns to Sultana, Orange & Fennel Sourdough, there’s something for everyone.
You can count on a festive hamper from Panzer’s to be full of truly delectable items, like Classic Panettone and Red Cow Parmesan. There are other hampers available, too, filled with mince pies and Christmas pudding.
Whittard’s ‘Festive Feast’ is filled with glorious goodies. Tuck into a selection of warming Christmas-themed drinks, festive biscuits and sumptuous confectionery. There’s even a bottle of Furleigh Estate English fizz to help celebrate.
BoroughBox source excellent local produce from across the UK and package it up into gorgeous hampers. This one will make the ’12 days of Christmas’ a foodie sensation with such delights as Bollicina Italian Prosecco, Toasted Coconut & White Chocolate Biscuits, and Maple Syrup Fudge.
This hamper is certainly packed to the brim – it contains an impressive 35 items that include chocolates, crackers, preserves, wines, fizz and more. Aldi’s Christmas hamper offering is bigger and better than ever this year.
For a luxury foodie gift, you can’t go wrong with a hamper from Harvey Nichols. This one curates the best of their own-label range, from Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and Espresso Martini Suckers to Lemon Curd & Clotted Cream Biscuits.
You’re guaranteed top notch food from a Waitrose hamper, and this one is an eclectic mix of savoury and sweet treats. Enjoy crumbly shortbread stars, whisky and marmalade fudge, turkey stuffing tortillas, a mellow Pinot Noir, fresh-tasting Pinot Grigio and more!
Vegans don’t have to miss out on Christmas hamper treats! This collection is a celebration of vegan ingredients and food, including Torres black truffle crisps and Willie’s Cacao date and pistachio chocolate. ‘Try spreading the rich pistachio butter over sourdough toast, or use it to create vegan sponges,’ as it suggests on the website.
Marks & Spencer
Ah, good old M&S. The supermarket has a huge range of delicious looking Christmas hampers to choose from, stuffed full of festive M&S-quality delights. The cheapest hamper on offer is just £30.
You’ll find something for everyone from Prestige Hampers, and this traditional box is perfect for the whole family. Inside, you’ll find delicious cake, Scottish shortbread, and non-alcoholic beverages.
Everything a gin-lover would ever want for the perfect night in is in here – tonics, nibbles and, of course, plenty of gin.
This food and red wine hamper includes all the sweet and savoury treats to make Christmas celebrations special, such as mince pies, sweet chilli peanuts and cashews, and luxury chocolates.
This delectable selection of food and drink comes in a truly gorgeous wicker basket that you can keep and reuse many times. As for the contents, you can expect items like Boneless Wiltshire Ham, Oak Smoked Salmon, cheese, chutney, shortbread and a bottle of Cava Brut.
From seasonal Christmas Tree biscuits to a bottle of natural red wine, The Ode to Joy Hamper is the perfect way to indulge without overloading on food before the big feast on Christmas Day.
Big Night’s Christmas hampers bring together the most renowned independent brands and restaurants for an extra special gift with the wow factor. The hampers come in three different sizes, but the biggest includes things like Ottolenghi’s Chilli & Coriander Chutney and Za’atar Pita Chips, Amaretti Virginia Biscuits from Lina Stores and London Borough of Jam’s Damson & Pepper Jam.
Our Lovely Goods
Small independent brand Our Lovely Goods has created a genius Christmas hamper, which you can fill yourself. First you choose which candle you’d like from a selection, followed by a chocolate, hot drink, chilli jam, biscuits, spice blend, a card and an optional coaster. A great choice for a thoughtful gift.
The East India Company
These limited-edition festive treats are made using the finest ingredients from all over the world. The hamper includes three festive teas, 12 Spice Biscuits, a Gingerbread Coffee, Himalayan Salt & Caramel Drinking Chocolate and truffles.
If you know someone who loves Lotus Biscoff as much as we do, this is the perfect gift for them. Exclusive to hampers.com, this collection includes an apron, two wooden spoons, and a delicious selection of Lotus Biscoff’s world-famous flavours – including two jars of the mouth-watering spread. There’s another Biscoff hamper on offer, too, for just £29. See it here.
The Wine Society
Eat, drink, and be merry with this case of treats. It includes three bottles of wine (from France, Italy and Spain), biscuits, truffles, plum pudding, Christmas cake, jams, tea and more.
Melrose and Morgan
This hamper includes a bottle of Ancestral Montonega Pet-Nat 2018 Can Sumoi, a jar of Harissa Spiced Nuts, Mince Pies and Parmesan Buttercrumb Biscuits, all beautifully packaged in a luxury cane hamper.
A themed hamper is great for those people who you know have a specific taste, and this one is great for ale and/or cheese fans.
Daisy and Darcy, the founders of Aegle, are qualified nutritionists who have put together these hampers full of goodness. Inside, you’ll find the likes of cashew butter, 80 per cent chocolate, tumeric powder, kale chips and chia seeds. Perfect for the health-conscious!
If you know someone with a sweet tooth, this ‘build your own’ hamper is perfect. Even better, you get to choose exactly what sweets go inside, so nothing is left to chance.