Gifts for coffee lovers: 16 buys which are perfect for every occasion

If you, or know some who, loves coffee then these gifts for coffee lovers would be worth a shot (or two)

Included in this guide:

gifts for coffee lovers: Le Creuset Stoneware Cafetière French Press
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These gifts for coffee lovers are going to go down a treat, whether it's something for you or a loved one. With the darker mornings calling for a hot shot of espresso or the drizzly (hopefully snowy) afternoons in need of a hot mocha to get cosy with, these gifts for coffee lovers will be even more appreciated. 

The 16 coffee gifts listed below span a range of price points and categories, from your favourite US and UK retailers. From pink fluffy socks for $5.99 to a more substantial pick like the Joy Reserve coffee machine alarm clock, there's a gift here for every coffee lover.

Keep scrolling to see what we found below and get buying now – should the things you're after be available to purchase – before they all sell out. We'll be updating this page frequently and adding more top buys, while yet more coffee gifts and bundles become available. Otherwise, you can find the best prices on the web using our handy pricing tool.

Head to our best Christmas gifts page for more ways to get ready for the big day. It's something we can all look forward to...

The best gifts for coffee lovers you can buy

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1. Le Creuset Espresso Mugs, Set of 6

Specifications
Category: Mugs
Price range: £60
Reasons to buy
+Well presented+Look lovely on display+Made from robust stoneware
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

We LOVE Le Creuset mugs. I mean, who doesn't? And this set of six espresso mugs are already presented in a gift box so even the wrapping is taken care of with this gift. Inside you'll find an assortment of colourful rainbow mugs – Cerise, Volcanic, Dijon Yellow, Palm, Ultraviolet and Teal – which have been made from a robust stoneware which resist chipping, cracking, staining, scratching and colour fading. They're just perfect, in every way, for an espresso or mini pud.

Le Creuset Stoneware Cafetière French Press

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2. Le Creuset Stoneware Cafetière French Press

Specifications
Category: French press
Price range: £60
Reasons to buy
+Looks lovely on display+Stainless steel plunger+Made from robust stoneware+Available in eight colours
Reasons to avoid
-1 litre may not be big enough (!)

Another (very lovely) gift idea for coffee lovers is this french press which could be bought to coordinate with the Le Creuset espresso mugs. It, too, is made from sturdy enamelled stoneware and is available in a range of colours. The stain-resistant enamel is easy to keep clean and the stainless steel plunger can be easily removed, too. 

Prefer tea? This can be used with loose leaf tea, too.

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3. Barista & Co Cocoa Stencils

Specifications
Category: Coffee maker accessory
Price range: Less than £10
Reasons to buy
+Easy to use+Durable+Easy to clean
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

Make every cup of coffee a masterpiece with a special touch. Simply place one of the three stencils on the cup and sprinkle with chocolate or cinnamon for that extra special finishing touch. These would make a lovely stocking filler, too, if you're thinking that far ahead.

coffee socks

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4. Xpeciall Gift Coffee Socks

Specifications
Category: Coffee gift
Price range: Less than $10
Reasons to buy
+Super soft+Lovely colour+Great stocking filler idea
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

No Christmas shopping is complete without buying someone a pair of socks, and these have 'coffee' written all over them. They could even go someway to have a coffee made for you, now there's a thought... Arriving in some (very) cute packaging which looks like a cupcake, they would make a great stocking filler.

Barista & Co BC401-010 Brew It Stick

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5. Barista & Co Brew It Stick

Specifications
Category: Coffee accessory
Price range: Less than £15
Reasons to buy
+Travel sized+Easy to keep clean+Lovely alternative to enjoying fresh ground coffee
Reasons to avoid
-Base can (sometimes) pop off when being lifting from the mug

For those of you looking to move away from instant, this is a great place to start. Designed for busy coffee lovers with limited time on their hands, you can make a coffee in under five minutes with this Brew-It-Stick. The no mess stand prevents dripping, and the unique 360° provides optimum brewing. Available in Charcoal, Navy, Teal and Grey.

Culinary Concepts Queen Bee Coffee Spoons

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6. Culinary Concepts Queen Bee Coffee Spoons, Set of 4

Specifications
Category: Coffee accessories
Price range: Under £30
Reasons to buy
+Handcrafted from nickel-plated brass+Presented in a gift box
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

These lovely bee-inspired coffee spoons will help to stir in any sweeteners or sugars to your fave coffee. Presented in a neat little box, they'll make a great gift, too, whether it's wrapped or unwrapped. Nice and easy.

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7. Miroco Milk Frother

Specifications
Category: Coffee maker accessory
Price range: Under £40
Reasons to buy
+Effortless frothed milk+3 foam textures+Strix temperature controls
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

Want to make a latte, cappuccino or even a hot chocolate? Miroco's electric milk steamer will not only froth, but will also warm your milk if you want it to!  There are three different foam textures to choose from – think hot airy foam through to hot dense or cold milk froth – so you can cater to your drink craving of choice. Ooh and this one comes complete with Strix temperature controls and automatically switching off when milk is ready – this is milk frothing at its best!

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8. Bodum Bistro Coffee Grinder

Specifications
Category: Coffee grinder
Price range: Under £40
Reasons to buy
+Easy to use+Versatile chopping+Long lasting
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

If you, or know someone who, has a filter coffee machine then this coffee grinder is a MUST. We have it in our own home and have done for years, so can vouch that it lasts AND it really does an epic job of grinding down the beans. It can even be used for chopping up nuts and spices, so it's a versatile and pretty essential kitchen cupboard item (in our opinion).

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9. Barista & Co Coffee Scoop Spoon

Specifications
Category: Coffee maker accessory
Price range: Less than £15
Reasons to buy
+Internal measure marks+Non-slip handle+Available in 3 colours
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

We like this spoon, very much. It'll easily measure coffee and tea directly from the bag first time and it looks pretty lovely, too. The extended handle will easily reach to the bottom of the bag with the internal measure marks being easily readable for measuring a 6ml teaspoon and 15ml tablespoon, for powders or liquids.

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10. Barista & Co Core French Press Coffee Maker

Specifications
Category: Coffee maker
Price range: Under £30
Reasons to buy
+Made from high grade stainless steel+Ergonomic and easy to clean+Available in 4 colours
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

Another French press (aka cafeteria) option is this one from Barista & Co which will make a delicious, velvety coffee from your favourite ground beans. It's ergonomic, easy to clean and just looks good when in use, too. Prefer a lighter bodies coffee? You can add a second filter (sold separately) to the press.

Mr Black Coffee Liqueur

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11. Mr Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur

Specifications
Category: Alcohol
Price range: Under £30
Reasons to buy
+Made with 100% Arabica coffee+Nice bottle
Reasons to avoid
-Remember to shake the bottle, then stir

Something for the adults in the evening, this coffee liqueur is your ticket to the ultimate espresso martini. It's the perfect after dinner treat which can be drunk ice cold or poured over ice cream for a luxuriously boozy affogato. Even the bottle is a work of art which makes it a great gifting option.

Barisieur Coffee Machine with Timer

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12. Joy Resolve Barisieur Coffee Machine with Timer

Specifications
Category: Coffee maker / alarm clock
Price range: Up to £400
Reasons to buy
+Brew-to-wake function+Hand-crafted wood and blown glass+Makes tea or coffee
Reasons to avoid
-May not be for everyone

You really will be waking up to smell the coffee with this pretty unique coffee machine alarm clock. We can't say that we've seen one before so it'll make a really good buy if you're looking for a gift for someone who has everything (apart from an alarm clock coffee machine of course) or you want to have a bit of fun in the morning making a brew. 

However, stock is pretty limited with this buy so we would recommend you get in there quick sharp. 

Pact coffee

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13. Pact Coffee: £5 off your first coffee subscription

Specifications
Category: Coffee subscription
Price range: Under £20
Reasons to buy
+Fairtrade coffee+Good range of subscription options
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

With all this talk of coffee we should probably get some beans, grounds or pods into the home so we can start enjoying a brew. Pact Coffee is a subscription coffee service which, although isn't certified organic, we like their philosophy: pay coffee growers more so that they have the time and resources to produce higher-quality coffee. Unlike mainstream brands, Pact invest into speciality coffee, which is produced under better conditions both for the environment and the worker.

Set up a subscription from just £1.95. You'll get world-class speciality coffee, expertly roasted and freshly ground delivered (for FREE) direct to your door. Use code PACTSB1 to redeem.

Coffees of the World Gift Set

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14. Whittard Coffees of the World Gift Set

Specifications
Category: Ground coffee
Price range: Under £30
Reasons to buy
+Nine delicious flavours+Neatly presented
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

Another coffee option is this selection of coffees from Whittard. With single origins from India, South America, Africa and the Caribbean and a blend from Brazil and Indonesia, there's a brew to suit every taste. The roasts included is a selection of dark roast, medium roast,  medium-dark roast, light-medium roast and light roast which are all ground for ease.

Beautifully presented they'll make a great gift for Christmas, or any other special occasion.

Orangutan Sumatran Ground Coffee

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15. Orangutan Sumatran Ground Coffee, 200g

Specifications
Category: Ground coffee
Price range: Under £10
Reasons to buy
+Rich and full-bodied roast+A good stocking-filler option
Reasons to avoid
-Nothing!

If you're after a rich and full-bodied roast with deep flavours of dark chocolate and Morello cherry, look no further than this delicious ground coffee from Orangutan coffee. It's the perfect sustainable stocking filler for the coffee lover in your life this Christmas –  it could make a decent brew for you, too.

Real Homes December 2020 front cover

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16. Real Homes Magazine subscription

The best Christmas gift for magazine lovers

Want some reading material to go with your fresh brew? We know we would say this but Real Homes magazine is a fab read – as well as being a great reference for anyone looking to transform their home. A subscription means they'll know all the latest on updating an owned or rented home. Whether  on a budget or splashing out on a forever family home. It covers the latest decorating trends, too. The gift that keep on giving...

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Jennifer Oksien
Jennifer Oksien

After returning to Future Publishing in February 2020, Jennifer has been working on our appliance and mattress content to showcase the best in class examples which are available to buy for your homes. When she is not scouring the web for deals or reviewing products for your pursuit, she can be found hanging out with our three guinea pigs in her Victorian terraced home which she has lovingly (patiently) been renovating with her husband over the past few years. Jennifer also likes tea and homemade cake, very much.

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