Best Christmas hampers – 10 festive feasting gifts to suit everyone

Christmas hampers are the perfect festive gifts for loved ones. Whether you're shopping for a chocoholic or a cheese lover, there’s a hamper out there to suit

Christmas hampers Biscuiteers Winter Wonderland Christmas hamper
(Image credit: Biscuiteers)

Finding the best Christmas hampers is a key part of the festive season for many of us. If you’re stuck for gift ideas, one thing's for sure, you simply can’t go wrong with the gift of food – though we have found some that include candles, games and even body butter too. The very best hampers are packed with a wide range of luxurious treats that come in a variety of bespoke options, guaranteed to bring festive cheer.

So whether you’re buying for a foodie who loves the finer things in life, a cheese lover, chocoholic, or someone who just wants the most relaxing Christmas ever, check out our top Christmas hampers list for some fabulous ideas. 

The best Christmas gift ideas are the ones that are personal – we've done all the hard work for you, now all you have to do is choose. Good luck.

Best Christmas hampers

Christmas hamper with wine and food in a basket on a red background

(Image credit: Fortnu, & Mason)
(opens in new tab)

1. Fortnum & Mason A Winter's Evening Hamper

Best luxury Christmas hamper

Specifications

RRP: £100
Number of items: 4

If you’re after a traditional Christmas hamper that has all the sweet delights, The A Winter's Evening hamper from Fortnum & Mason (opens in new tab) is ideal. Filled with hearty treats, this hamper is very much small but mighty. 

Inside the iconic F&M wicker basket are 4 fabulous food and drink items, including Whisky chocolate truffles, Fortnum's Speyside Single Malt Dailuaine, salted hazelnut shortbread biscuits and a beautiful tin of Jamaica Blue Mountain ground coffee. 

We love this luxurious hamper, and at the lower end of Fortnum & Mason's Christmas hamper price range, it's surprisingly affordable too. 

Christmas hamper especially to help sleep with a grey wicker basket

(Image credit: M&S)
(opens in new tab)

2. M&S Gift of Sleep Hamper

Best hamper for a good night's sleep

Specifications

RRP: £100
Number of items: 7

For that one friend or family member that always struggles to sleep and somehow functions on only 4 hours sleep a night, this is the perfect hamper for them. The Gift off Sleep hamper from M&S (opens in new tab) comes complete with everything you could need to help you drift off into the land of nod. 

This includes a silk pillow case, a silk eye mask,  some body butter, a candle, some pillow mist, and of course this gorgeous grey wicker basket with a faux leather handle. 

Christmas hamper with meats, pies, wine and cheese

(Image credit: Abel & Cole )
(opens in new tab)

3. Abel & Cole Christmas Show Stopper organic food hamper

Best hamper for a festive buffet

Specifications

RRP: £250
Number of items: 23

The Christmas Show Stopper food hamper from Abel & Cole (opens in new tab) is a great choice for fans of savoury culinary delights. This hamper comes with a tasty array of organic artisan produce, including orange and elderflower ham, mulled spice smoked salmon Seven & Wye and organic waxed blue stilton. 

But our favourites have to be the organic shortbread star biscuits - so cute! A great mouth-watering, festive hamper – it could be the perfect buffet lunch for the busy Christmas period.

A christmas hamper that's full of cheese and crackers

(Image credit: Argos )
(opens in new tab)

4. Three cheese Lovers Hamper

Best Christmas hamper for cheese enthusiasts

Specifications

RRP: £28
Number of items: 7

For those who are serious about their cheese, treat them to The Three Cheese Lovers Hamper from Argos (opens in new tab)

This hamper includes Croome cheese premium vintage cheddar, Croome cheese scrumpy and crunchy apple, Croome cheese Worcester sauce and shallots, Millers Harvest three fruit biscuits, Mrs Darlington's spicy tomato and sticky onion chutney, Cambrook dry roasted peanuts, and Taste Savoury red onion and cheddar biscuits. 

Everything you need for a proper cheesy feast.

Christmas hamper with an afternoon tea theme

(Image credit: John Lewis & Partners)
(opens in new tab)

5. John Lewis & Partners elegant Afternoon Tea Treats hamper

Best for elegance and grace

Specifications

RRP: £100
Number of items: 11

The Afternoon Tea Treats Hamper from John Lewis & Partners (opens in new tab) is the perfect, pink-themed gift hamper. It contains a bottle of sparkling Rosé, refreshing rhubarb lemonade and a selection of afternoon tea treats. 

From chocolate cake to chocolate covered marshmallows and strawberries and cream shortbread, this hamper is the ultimate in elegance, poise and prettiness. Perfect for those who prefer something a little lighter, but still want to indulge over the festive period.

Biscuiteers Winter Wonderland hamper

(Image credit: Biscuiteers)
(opens in new tab)

6. Biscuiteers Winter Wonderland Christmas Hamper

Best Christmas hamper for baked goods

Specifications

RRP: £150
Number of items: 5

We all know someone with an endless supply of biscuits to go with their cuppa, and this Winter Wonderland Christmas Hamper from Biscuiteers (opens in new tab) will make the perfect gift to keep them well stocked for the festive season. 

This hamper has a variety of treats including a Happy Christmas Biscuit Tin, Santa Jolly Ginger, and a Say Cheese! Biscuit Tin. You also have the option to swap your bottle of Prosecco for Christmas Tea or Gusbourne. Any biscuit lover will certainly be spoilt for choice.

Christmas hamper with a grey basket and wellness treats such as candles

(Image credit: The White Company )
(opens in new tab)

7. The White Company Wellness Hamper

Best Christmas hamper for wellness

Specifications

RRP: £110
Number of items: 6

Christmas can be manic, and dare we say it, a bit stressful. So if someone's gone the extra mile for you, why not treat them to a Christmas hamper with a difference – this Wellness Hamper from The White Company (opens in new tab)

Complete with a fragrance oil, candle, shower foam, mist and body brush, to help you to tap into yourself, forgot about the rest of the world for a while and just relax. 

These luxurious products are sure to make anyone smile as they soak up the relaxing scents and make you feel as if you've entered a spa. Come to think of it, we may need to buy one of these for ourselves...

The Lotus biscoff baking Christmas hamper

(Image credit: Hampers)
(opens in new tab)

8. The Lotus Biscoff Baking Hamper

Best Christmas hamper for Biscoff lovers

Specifications

RRP: £38
Number of items: 8

What do you buy that one friend who has everything? We all know someone that a bit obsessed eith Lotus Biscoff biscuits, do give them a gift that'll bring them pre joy. 

This Lotus Biscoff Baking Hamper from Hampers (opens in new tab) comes complete with Lotus Biscoff in all its delicious forms – biscuits, fingers, crunchy spread and smooth spread. You'll also get some Lotus wooden spoons and an aprong – the sign of a real fan. 

christmas hamper with chocolates and wine

(Image credit: Hotel Chocolat)
(opens in new tab)

9. Hotel Chocolat - The Eat, Drink & Be Merry Hamper

Best hamper for chocoholics

Specifications

RRP: £150
Number of items: 9

If you’re after a bite-sized hamper for those with a sweet tooth, this Hotel Chocolat Eat, Drink and be Merry hamper (opens in new tab) ticks the boxes. 

They will indulge in a variety of gourmet chocs and treats including all out favourites like the chocolate macaroons, milk chocolate puddles, Prosecco, hot chocolate and even velvetized chocolate cream...

Christmas hamper with a gingerbread house and wine and nuts

(Image credit: M&S)
(opens in new tab)

10. M&S Holiday in a Suitcase Activity Box

Best hamper for the whole family

Specifications

RRP: £85
Number of items: 12

If you're looking for a hamper to gift to a whole family, this is the one for you. The Holiday in a Suitcase Activity Box from M&S (opens in new tab) has something for adults, kids, and big kids alike. 

With a build you own gingerbread house kit, a Yule Duel game combined with winter spiced apple fizz and some wine (among many other things) this hamper is full of activities and tasty goodness.

Cynthia Lawrence is a freelance lifestyle and interiors journalist, and writes for various national publications. With an obsession for all things homes and gardens, she also has an interior design blog and spends most of her time surfing online for interiors inspiration to revamp her home.

SPONSORS