This Christmas, give friends and family a food gift they'll be talking about for months! At Sous Chef, foodie gifts are always our favourite type of present to receive. And after 12 years of finding the very best Christmas food gifts from around the world, we like to think we know how to find the perfect gifts.

In this guide, we'll explore the best food gifts for Christmas and provide valuable insights into selecting the perfect present.


Take a look, and find the perfect food gift to delight friends and family this Christmas...


READ MORE: Check out our Homemade Food Christmas Gifts, Vegan Food Gifts for Christmas, and Italian Food Gifts for Christmas!

Best Food Gifts for Christmas 

How much should I spend on food gifts?

When it comes to food gifts, there's a perfect choice for every budget. Whether you're looking for a small, yet delightful token for the foodie in your life or aiming to indulge in something more lavish, we've got you covered!

Explore a range of options, from affordable and thoughtful small gifts for foodies to budget-friendly cooking and food gifts under £20, £50, and even under £100. No matter your budget, these culinary gifts are bound to bring holiday joy to the table.



Cooking & food gifts under £100

For those special occasions or for friends you'd really like to spoil, cooking and food gifts under £100 provide an elevated gifting experience. Explore fine dining experiences, rare and exotic ingredients, or high-end kitchen equipment that make a lasting impression and reflect your generous spirit.

Cooking & food gifts under £50

When you're willing to invest a bit more, cooking and food gifts under £50 offer a wide array of gourmet options. Consider exquisite wine glasses, make-your-own kits, or premium kitchen tools – these gifts show your thoughtfulness and appreciation without exceeding your budget.

Cooking & food gifts under £20

If you're on a budget, there's no need to compromise on quality. You can find a range of cooking and food gifts under £20 that are both delicious and practical. From unique kitchen gadgets to premium ingredients, these affordable options are perfect for spreading holiday cheer without emptying your wallet.

Small gifts for foodies

For those who appreciate the finer things in life, top quality small gifts for foodies offer a taste of indulgence without breaking the bank. Think artisanal chocolates, exotic spices, or gourmet sauces – these delightful treats make thoughtful and affordable presents for the food enthusiast.


Best Online Food Gifts for Christmas

Online shopping for Christmas food gifts has transformed the way we find the perfect presents. It's all about making your Christmas planning stress-free.

Shopping online at Sous Chef this Christmas

Order by 21st December with Express Delivery and we'll deliver your gifts to your doorstep before Christmas Day. Plus, we'll deliver FREE of charge on any order over £60.

Below are some of the best gifts you can buy online from us, ensuring your online food gift shopping experience as delightful as the presents you're selecting for those who matter most...!


The Neuhaus Belgian chocolates Christmas tree box is a stunning selection of milk, white and dark chocolates from one of Belgium’s finest chocolatiers. This beautiful choice combines some of Neuhaus’ world-renowned pralines, along with their newest creations. Packed in an elegant tree-shaped green box, these pralines make a perfect Christmas gift for any chocolate lover.

Sous Chef Gift Card

The Sous Chef gift card is what every food lover and chef would be delighted to receive, and the card gives them the excitement of finding their dream gift from within our extensive collection.

The Chef's Press

The Chef’s Press is the ultimate kitchen utensil for more efficient cooking. Use this press to put weight on delicate ingredients such as sliced aubergine and skin-on salmon, or for the crispiest bacon you've ever had, cooked perfectly even.

Dishoom Cookbook & Ingredients Set

The Dishoom cookbook bundle is the bestselling cookbook complete with ten, full-size key ingredients and spices at your fingertips to recreate the renowned restaurant dishes at home.

Francois Doucet Provence Confectionery Chest, 600g

Delve into the Francois Doucet Provence confectionery chest and discover the finest French confectionery. This set of treats is a beautiful gift for those with a sweet tooth, or as an indulgent gift for yourself.

Japanese Ramen Ingredients Set

The ramen ingredients set is a must-have for any Japanese ramen fan. We've hand-picked some authentic Japanese ingredients so you can make your best homemade ramen yet.

Fabbri Amarena Cherries in Syrup - Opaline Jar, 600g

Fabbri Amarena cherries in syrup are world famous demi-glacé cherries in a decorative opaline jar. The Amarena cherries are soft and juicy, with a pleasing sourness that balances the sweet syrup.

Ichendorf Milano’s Santa Claus Tumbler brings a playful Christmas twist to any drink, whether teetotal or alcoho-ho-ho-lic. This drinking glass, has a sweet Santa figure sitting inside it! If you’re making a gift list, make sure this tumbler is on it!

Set of 6 Sardine Snacking Forks in a Tin

This set of sardine snacking forks is a unique gift for any seafood lover. Made from durable stainless steel, each fork has a sharp two-pronged tail for snacking. Ideal for canapés and tapas dishes, these are perfect for dinner and cocktail parties.

Never Too Much Butter Tea Towel

This ‘Never Too Much Butter’ tea towel has a motto we can get behind! This tea towel is illustrated in a pop-art style with warm colours to complement any kitchen interior. It is a brilliant and fun gift for butter and art lovers alike. 

Sous Chef Milano Panettone, 1kg

We taste hundreds of panettones (or panettoni as they should really be called) every year. We found the very best panettone to put our own name on! This really is the one that ticks all the boxes for us - rich, soft fruit, balanced flavour and extraordinarily good texture. Perfect!

Camerons Stovetop Smoker, 28cm x 43cm

The original Cameron stovetop smoker is great for fish, meat, poultry, game & even vegetables. Smoke-cooking with a stovetop smoker is a great way to infuse flavour without the use of fats, salts or oils.

Puglian Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Green Splatter Ceramic Bottle, 500ml

This extra virgin olive oil in a green splatter ceramic bottle is from one of Italy’s oldest olive-growing regions. The dark green paint effect looks stunning finished with the red wax seal and Galantino ribbon. It makes a great gift.

Mini Truffle Gift Set

This mini truffle gift set would make the perfect indulgent present for mushroom lovers and an exuberant treat to use in recipes all year round. These delightful truffle products are produced in Acqualagna, the home of Italy's truffle market.

This beautiful vegan hamper is a celebration of vegan ingredients. It’s a brilliant gift for anyone following a vegan diet, and is overflowing with unusual flavours and top-quality pantry staples.

The Muzzi classic panettone in a gift tin is the ultimate gift for every panettone-lover. The naturally leavened, buttery golden panettone comes in a red and pink tin, adorned with festive wreaths and gold sparkles.

Last order date December 21st with Express Delivery, and we'll deliver by Christmas Day. We deliver orders over £60 free of charge!


More Christmas Food Gift Ideas

Unlock the magic of Christmas gift-giving with a trove of food gift ideas catering to every palate. Explore thoughtful guides designed to simplify your choices, ensuring each gift reflects the unique tastes of your loved ones. Dive into inspiration by visiting Sous Chef's Christmas Food Gift Ideas, making your festive season memorable with presents that resonate from the heart to the taste buds.

Christmas food gift recipe ideas

Browse all Christmas food gifts here, or read our Christmas food gift guides for even more inspiration, for every type of food lover and chef!


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