Christmas Gift Guide | London On The Inside


When in doubt, send a hamper out – that’s if you can resist the urge to keep it for yourself
Poon’s Deluxe Gift Hamper

Packed with the signature Poon’s sauces and wind-dried meats, as well as postcards and tea towels featuring the brand’s vibrant designs, fans of the cult favourite Wontoneria are gonna *love* this hamper.

MOMO Gut Health Hamper

Want a hamper with a healthy twist? MOMO Kombucha has you covered. As well as two bottles of kombucha, the hamper contains gut-friendly goods like kimchi, olive oil, and butter beans from some of the best foodie brands in the country.

Honey & Co Christmas Treats Hamper

Up your snacking game with this Honey & Co hamper, filled with treats like sumac shortbread, anchovy-stuffed olives, baharat nuts and a giant gingerbread cookie.

Stein’s Savoury Christmas Stocking

Rick Stein has stuffed his fave savoury treats, including Cornish pilchards, pepper peanuts, kalamata olives and piccalilli into a stocking that’s perfect for a Boxing Day spread.

Harvey Nichols Sparkling Christmas Treats Box

All these treats, including champagne, chocolate, panettone, and Christmas pudding, are perfectly portioned for one, so there’s no need to share with this gift.

DELLI Christmas Hamper 

Discover some of the hottest food and drink brands in the biz with this DELLI hamper, featuring products from independent makers like Black Lines, Omni Collective and Kold Sauce.

The Good Egg’s Christmas Hamper

Give the gift of babka this Christmas, with The Good Egg’s hamper which comes with either festive, chocolate or walnut, date & caramel flavour babka, as well as a bottle of Prosecco, a bag of coffee and a ‘How to Babka’ tea towel.

On The Table British Cheese & Fancy Fizz Box

You can never have too much cheese at Christmas, which is why this box from On The Table makes a great gift. It’s got a trio of small batch cheeses, crackers, chilli jam and a lovely bottle of bubbles to pair it with.

Little pressies that won’t break the bank but will make a big impact
Sausage Press Natural Wine Bar Guide

An essential for all the natural wine fans out there. This Sausage Press guide brings you only the most bangin’ low-intervention wine bars in London.

Verum Croissant Decoration

This handmade ceramic croissant decoration from Verum is so cute that it’s worth finding somewhere to hang it all year round.

Hunu Cup

Supremely convenient, the Hunu Cup collapses down to just 3cm and even comes with a foldable straw – a must for you iced coffee drinkers.

George Michael Ornament

Make it the Last Christmas without George Michael on the tree by gifting this glittery glass Christmas decoration.

Anna + Nina Pink Stripe Cappucino Mug

Brighten up your morning with this vibrant mug from Anna + Nina, hand-painted in a pink and green design with a leopard print ear.

‘Bad Taste’ by Nathalie Olah

From the author of Class and Steal as Much as You Can comes Bad Taste, an acclaimed critique of our image-obsessed consumer culture. Also, that leopard print cover is just divine.

Sausage Press Things Between Bread Tee

Rep the Sausage Press sandwich guide with this Things Between Bread tee, featuring the sarnie bucking bronco splashed across the back.

Nata Concept Store Rigatoni Candle

This hand-poured rigatoni candle is almost too cute to light. And no it doesn’t smell of pasta, it’s scented with jasmine, neroli and orange blossom.

‘Monica’ by Daniel Clowes

Certified graphic novel genius Daniel Clowes’ latest book is, as always, another you just can’t put down. Perfect for that Ghost World fan in your life.

Idea Books Out For Lunch Cap

This organic cotton cap from Idea Books will let everyone know that you’ll not be available without you having to say a word.

Desire North Design Matchstick Holder

Forever gifting candles? Switch it up with this cute handmade matchstick holders, with ribbing on the underside so you can strike the matches with ease.

Candlols Candle

Not only does this candle smell good, it’ll raise a smile too – and it’s one pot you’ll defo want to keep and re-use, so it’s almost two gifts in one.

Oia Earrings

Upgrade your ear stacking game with these bamboo shaped earrings from Oia. Made from gold-plated stainless steel, they’re waterproof and won’t tarnish.

Pastaio x Jenny Dyson Bauble

Get pasta on your tree – and not with a homemade dec made out of dried pasta shapes and glitter – with one of these beaut baubles from Jenny Dyson made in collaboration with Pastaio.

Aviela African Shea Black Soap

Made with 100% pure, unrefined shea butter and cocoa pod ash, this soap is a moisturising marvel and is perfect for sensitive skin.

Aries Socks

Who said getting socks for Christmas was boring? Anyone would be lucky to unwrap these acid yellow eye motif ones from Aries.

Skinwork Treatment Cleanse Homework Kit

Get that professional facial experience at home with this cleanser kit from Skinwork. It contains the Treatment cream cleanser, used in all facials at the salon, plus a headband, cleansing mitt and pouch to keep it all together.

Delish treats for those who live to eat (and drink, and cook – you get the idea)
Hot Ones Hot Sauce Trio

Think you can handle the heat? This trio of hot sauces (including Hellfire Fear This) as seen on Hot Ones, will put even the biggest spice fiends to the test.

The Singleton Whisky

Any whisky lover would be pleased to find a bottle of The Singleton of Dufftown 12 Year Old single malt, with its noted of toasted nuts, coffee, blackcurrant and brown sugar under the tree.

Dr. Sting’s Hot Honey

There’s only one way to have your honey nowadays and that’s HOT. And Dr. Sting’s, made in SE London is the hottest (and sweetest) of the lot.

Tonkotsu Eat The Bits Chilli Oil

Tonkotsu’s chilli oils are the stuff of legend and they work with so many dishes, not just noodles. Try it on a cheese toastie and you won’t regret it.

Selfridges Pigs in Blankets Nuts

Selfridges is bringing you the ultimate Christmas snacking crossover with these pigs in blankets-flavoured, kiln-roasted nuts. Good luck trying to have just one.

Pasta Evangelists Pasta Making Kit

Perfect your pasta game with this kit from Pasta Evangelists. It’s got all the tools you need to make ravioli and gnocchi plus the all-important 00 flour.

Lamiri Harissa

Want proper Tunisian harissa? Get if from Lamiri Harissa, the family-run brand that makes it the traditional way and imports it direct from La Marsa in Tunis.

The Pickle House Bloody Mary Box

Banish any festive hangovers with this kit from The Pickle House. You get the all-important, award-winning tomato mix from TPH along with Black Cow vodka and all the garnishes you need for the ultimate restorative bev.

Umbrella Project Christmas Cocktail Box

The Umbrella Project is back with the ultimate festive cocktails – a Gingerbread Irish Old Fashioned and a Terry’s Chocolate Orange Negroni – ready for you to pour, garnish and enjoy.

Comté Daddy Tea Towel

One for the comté stans out there. Rep your love of the cheese with this tea towel, which might be too good to actually use on your dishes.

KitchenAid Variable
Temperature Kettle

Smarten up the kitchen with this sleek matt black kettle from KitchenAid. It’s not just pretty looks though; the variable temperature slider lets you brew to exact temperatures for different drinks.

Pump Street Chocolate’s Rare Batch Subscription

When a regular ol’ box of chocolate just won’t cut it, go for Pump Street Chocolate’s Rare Batch subscription. Choose to either buy it as a one-off or a recurring purchase and your giftee will get their hands on new and rare products from one of the best chocolate brands in town.

Chai Guys Masala Chai Tin

Keep the tea drinkers in your life happy with the Masala Chai from Chai Guys, made with fresh ground spices and tea from Assam and Darjeeling.

Badiani Pandoro

It’s just not Christmas without a pandoro on the table and this sugar-dusted Badiani one is a beauty – it even comes in a lovely blue gift box.

Babur Chutney Selection

Buying for a curry connoisseur? SE London’s infamous Indian restaurant Babur has a chutney selection that will guarantee to spice things up this Christmas.

Russell & Atwell Chocolates

All Russell & Atwell chocolates are made fresh with fresh cream instead of palm oil and wild honey instead of preservatives. This three-pack contains their most popular flavours – milk, dark and salted caramel.

Small Beer Selection Box

The perfect gift for the mindful drinkers you know, this Small Beer selection box features five different styles of craft beer, all between 2.1% – 2.6% ABV, and two half pint glasses to sip them from.

Payst Dipping Sauces

All those Christmas leftovers will need a bit of spicing up, which’ll be easily done with these Payst dipping sauces made by Sebby Holmes from Thai restaurant Farang.

Honey Heaven Immune Booster Honey Set

Give the gift of taste and health with this Immune Booster Honey Set from Honey Heaven. The three organic honeys – with Javanese turmeric, Egyptian black seed and bee pollen & propolis – all have health-boosting properties.

Pocket Negroni Crackers

Dodge the paper hats and cheesy Christmas jokes this year by levelling up your Christmas cracker game with Whitebox cocktail crackers. Cheers to that!

Do good this gifting season by giving a pressie that has purpose
Allday Knife

With handles made from recycled waste plastic and blades made from scrap metal, these Allday knives are treasures made out of trash.

Different Kind Slava Ukraine Box

This collection of products from Different Kind is either made by a Ukrainian maker or by someone who is supporting the people of Ukraine.

UP-UP Chocolate

UP-UP Chocolate is made using 100% certified slave free cocoa, so whether you buy the dark wild mint, dark cherry, milk gingerbread or dark sea salt flavour, you’re helping to change the chocolate industry.

Choose Love Hoodie

Support Choose Love’s vital work in helping child refugees across Europe, including those affected by the conflict in Ukraine, by gifting this hoodie.

Anqa And Relax Christmas Hamper

The products – a candle, aloe vera oil, chai and a bookmark – in this hamper from Anqa collective all come from refugee-owned brands, and in buying it, you’re helping to grow their businesses.

Nico Froehlich Poolside Print

This print from Nico Froehlich is part of online gallery Be Nice Project’s Humanism exhibition, which is supporting LGBTQ+ asylum seekers and refugees organisation Say It Loud, by donating 30% of the sale fee of each piece.

These Delicious Things Cookbook

This collection of recipes and memories from over 100 chefs and food writers in the UK is supporting Magic Breakfast, a charity that works to ensure children aren’t going too hungry to learn.

Fair Shot Festive Box

Fair Shot Cafe helps train young adults with learning disabilities to get them into employment, so by buying one of their festive boxes (available in-store) featuring their own products and others from different social enterprises, you’re supporting a good cause.

Novara Media Solidarity Works Water Bottle

Designed after the 2021 intervention that successfully stopped an attempted immigration raid in Glasgow, 15% of the profits of the sales of this water bottle will go towards Refuweegee, a Glasgow-based refugee charity. The rest will support Novara’s independent journalism.

Space Available Incense Holder

Ecological design studio Space Available is working towards creating a circular future through products like this, which is made from 100% upcycled and recycled plastic.

Unique gifts for those tricky-to-buy-for peeps
Gozney Dome

There are outdoor ovens and then there’s the Gozney Dome, a dual-fuel wood-fired oven that’ll have you roasting, steaming, smoking or baking like a pro.

Sports Banger: Lifestyles of the Poor, Rich & Famous

The coolest coffee table book of the year, Sports Banger: Lifestyles of the Poor, Rich & Famous looks back over ten years of Jonny Banger’s subversive brand.

Rochambeau Club Wine Carrier

Forget sticking a bottle of in a carrier bag, this collab wine carrier from the exclusive Rochambeau Club and Métier is the bougiest way to tote your vino around town. It comes with a case of wine so you’ll have something to stick in there straight away.

Pophams Baguette Candle

Pillar candles are so last year, now it’s all about baguette candles for your dinner table – just remember to light it and not eat it. Get the wheel of cheese and garlic candles to really make it a spread.

Barbie x Impala Roller Skates

Make it a Barbie world well into next year with these bright yellow & pink roller skates from Impala, just like the ones in the movie. Just add Ken to complete the look.

D.S & Durga Portable Xmas Tree Candle

A great one for people who don’t have a real tree, this candle from NYC perfumer brand D.S & Durga will create cosy Christmas vibes throughout the holidays and beyond.

Laetitia Rouget Candleholder

You know Laetitia Rouget for her playful plates but this hand-painted ceramic tulip candleholder (with some gorge pillar candles) will also add joy to any table.

Sausage Press Sugar Pour at Terry’s Cafe Print

Brekkies don’t just belong on tables, they should be up on the walls too. This limited-edition A3 print of the fry-up at Terry’s Cafe deserves pride of place.

Jemima Sara Fancy Hat Print

Jemima Sara perfectly articulates the power of a hat with this signed print, which comes in a limited-edition run of 15.

Bastille Paradis Nuit

Gift someone a new signature scent with this latest perfume from French brand Bastille, which has notes of cassie flower, cocoa and sandalwood.

Beats Fit Pros Earbuds

The noise-cancelling earbuds, with a wingtip design that locks them in place, are a great gift already but you can add an extra special touch by getting the case engraved.

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