The best Christmas hampers to buy in 2022
Gift hampers are an extra-special present for any celebration. Read our review of top hampers, including cheese, chocolate and more.
There’s something very exciting about receiving a hamper as a gift – opening it up and rummaging inside to unearth not one, but many gifts, all carefully thought out to complement each other.
Show some love and send an extra-special gift hamper to the foodie in your life: we have got plenty of fantastic options to choose from. Whether sending for a birthday, anniversary or Christmas, we’ve picked some of the best hampers for food lovers, from chocolate and cheese, to specialist ingredients for home cooks and budding chefs.
So read on for the best ‘all killer, no filler’ baskets and boxes we’d certainly love to receive for a special birthday or another celebration. For more gift guides including best chocolate gifts, best coffee gifts and best cheese gifts, visit our reviews section to find over 400 buyer’s guides.
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Christmas hampers come in all shapes and sizes, which is what makes them such a great gift for the yuletide season.
One of our favourites this year has to be the Fenwick Christmas Eve Treats hamper, which is packed with seasonal delights for the night before the big day.
From classic lollipops to chocolate truffles and ginger biscuits, there’s also a set of chocolate spoons to swirl into warm milk, plus mini marshmallows to sprinkle on top.
All these treats come inside a gorgeous Fenwick wicker basket, so your little one can delight in rummaging around inside to dig out their goodies.
Make Christmas truly magical for your child this year with the Fenwick Christmas Eve Treats hamper, £55.
Best hampers at a glance
Best overall Christmas hamper: Dukeshill the box of delights hamper, £250
Best small gourmet hamper: Sweet and Savoury hamper by olive magazine, £59.99
Best sweet Christmas hamper: Harvey Nichols winter warmer hamper, £140
Best budget Christmas hamper: M&S The Collection hamper, £55
Best budget alcohol hamper: John Lewis beer gift bag, £20
Best hamper for chocoholics: Hotel Chocolat chocolate and fizz luxe collection, £45
Best hamper for truffle fans: Selfridges truffle lover gift box, £85
Best Christmas afternoon tea hamper: Cutter & Squidge Christmas afternoon tea hamper, £32.99
Best small sweet hamper: Cartwright & Butler Christmas brew & biscuit hamper, £38
Best budget cheese hamper: hampers.com cheese & nibbles gift, £29
Best niche hamper: Joe & Seph’s gourmet popcorn hamper, £45
Best hamper to bring as a guest: Gattertop Drinks after dinner entertainment gift box, £55
Best Italian hamper: Bellavita Italian goodie hamper, £50
Best savoury snacks hamper: Serious Pig serious snack selection box, £25
Best hamper for afternoon tea lovers: Trewithen Dairy Cornish hamper, £22.50
Best hamper for adventurous cooks: The Zaytoun Collection, £50
Best gourmet hamper: Brindisa artisan selection box, £85
Best hampers to buy 2022
Dukeshill the box of delights hamper