Post, 15 November 2022
For your favourite host, for your grandparents, for your parents-in-law or even for yourself, we’ve rounded up the best hampers to shop this Christmas from the King’s Road.
‘The King’s Road Hamper’ (£49.95) is a must for any chocoholic. Bursting with delectable treats including a decadent Mini Mixed Truffe Tub, deliciously soft Clotted Cream Fudge and moreish Dipped Orange Slices. Fireside films and chocolate? That’s our Christmas sorted.
321 King’s Road, London SW3 5EP | shop here
You can always rely on Partridges at Christmas. With many to choose from, the Buckingham Hamper (£500) is our pick of the bunch – featuring a selection of fine wines and spirits, wild smoked salmon, Partridges delicious Stilton cheese in a ceramic jar and a stunning Alderton ham as its centrepiece. The ultimate festive indulgence.
2-5 Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY | shop here
Prezzemolo & Vitale
Any foodie will appreciate a hamper from the authentic Italian delicatessen. Ranging from £48 to £174, highlights include the Vegetarian Sharing Hamper, and the ‘Tradizione’ Food Hamper, containing the perfect ingredients for the ultimate cosy night in: cinnamon chocolate, peeled almonds, salami, traditional panettone and a bottle of Italian red.
388 King’s Road, London SW3 5UZ | shop here
A Londoner’s favourite, Gail’s have launched two hampers for gifting this Christmas – the Festive Morning Hamper, perfect for Christmas morning early birds, filled with freshly baked goods and spreads, or the Christmas Hamper which is a slightly more indulgent option for the carb-lover. Available for collection in store, along with a limited-edition Christmas tote.
209 King’s Road, London SW3 5ED | shop here
Paxton and Whitfield
Cheese experts on Chelsea Green have something unmissable. You guessed it – Luxury Cheese Hampers. Beautifully boxed and filled with delicious artisan cheese, ales, fine wines and more, but if you can’t decide out of the pre-made options, or a feeling a little more creative, why not build your own to add a personal touch for that special someone?
22 Cale Street, London SW3 3QU | shop here
With over 50 hampers to choose from, Peter Jones is the answer to Christmas gifting – even for the trickiest of recipient. If you need a little help, we love the ‘Winter Berry Basket’, including an assortment of sweet and savoury snacks with mulled wine, mince pies, panettone and even a box of 12 crackers – all beautifully wrapped up in a kubu basket.
Sloane Square, London SW1W 8EL | shop here
The White Company
For something for the homebody, choose the luxurious Winter Hamper (£120) – scented candles, diffusers, fragrance oils and sprays to ensure this is the cosiest Christmas yet. Contents will fill the home with beautiful Cinnamon, Clove and Orange aromas and are presented in an 18” wicker basket – perfect as a picnic basket for when sunnier climes return.
4 Symons St, London SW3 2TJ | shop here