‘Tis the season of giving and if you are still not sure what gift to get that foodie friend, we’ve got your covered.
From Christmas hampers to beverages, these gifts will definitely make your recipient’s tummy happy and will be the star of any Christmas party you go to.
Christmas hampers and gift boxes
What could be a more appropriate holiday gift for a foodie than a Christmas hampers full of delicious festive treats such as cookies, jams, chocolate and wine? Check out the offerings below to select the perfect hampers for your friends and loved ones.
1. Antoinette Pâtisserie
Antoinette offers many different Christmas hampers all dressed in gorgeous sparkling packaging, including the Bisou Gift Box and Luxur Gift Box that come in three different sizes. You are definitely spoilt for choice with all these options!
The Saint Honoré Gift Box retails at SGD75 per box, featuring a selection of cookies with delectable flavours such as salted chocolate, spiced salted egg, and gingerbread amongst other treats, perfect to be enjoyed with a cup of tea.
Priced at SGD195, the Elysee Gift Box comes with a petit traditional fruit cake, an assortment of treats such as cookies and chocolate, a tin of Antoinette Earl Grey tea as well as a bottle of Bordeaux, all wrapped in a luxurious glittery champagne-coloured box.
2. Marks & Spencer
Marks & Spencer takes the cake when it comes to the sheer variety of hampers offered with eight different versions for you to choose. The hampers feature classic festive treats such as biscuits, truffles, Christmas pudding, as well as an assortment of tea, coffee and wine.
Prices range from SGD80 to SGD500. You can purchase these hampers here.
3. Violet Oon Singapore
Violet Oon Singapore’s festive hampers feature classic sweet treats from cookies, jams to their signature tropical fruit cake. The Angel, Hope and Peace hampers also come with a bottle of champagne.
In addition, you can also choose from their merchandise, from cookies, pineapple tarts, to their newly launched condiments. These little treats would make for perfect stocking stuffers!
Violet Oon Singapore’s Christmas hampers come in seven versions, with prices ranging from SGD60 to SGD305.
To order, call 98349935 or email [email protected] Orders for the hampers must be placed at least two weeks in advance. Collection is at Violet Oon Singapore’s ION Orchard outlet.
4. St. Regis Singapore
St. Regis’s hampers only come in two versions, but you will not be disappointed with the variety and quality of treats contained inside the gorgeous faux leather chest.
The regular St. Regis Christmas Hamper comes with festive delights such as Cherry and Almond Loaf Cake, St. Regis Dresden Stollen, Christmas Champagne and Raspberry Fudge, while the St. Regis Luxe Chrismas Hamper features additional candied Marrons Glacés and olive oil crackers.
The two hampers retail at SGD298 and SGD368 respectively. Get yours here!
5. Shangri-La Hotel’s Shophouse
Head down to Shangri-La’s Shophouse, located in the Tower Wing Lobby, to purchase their signature hampers packed with plenty of festive treats. You can also find a huge range of Christmas desserts and sweets on sale that you can buy for your friends and family. These festive treats will be available from now till 25 December – so grab them soon as a gift for your foodie friend, or to offer to your guests if you’re hosting a party!
6. Deliveroo Foodie Advent Calendar
For the first time, Deliveroo has curated a limited-edition Foodie Advent Calendar packed with 12 mini surprises that the food-obsessed will look forward to opening up each day in the lead-up to one of the most wonderful and delicious times of the year!
This unique Advent calendar hides treats including Deliveroo credits for your festive feast, vouchers from well-loved restaurants like Crystal Jade, KFC, Guzman Y Gomez and Peperoni Pizzeria, as well as jam, chocolate, tea, and a festive-scented candle. Valued at SGD150, Deliveroo’s Foodie Advent Calendar will be available exclusively from the Mix & Match menu at Deliveroo Food Market from 6 December 2019, retailing at a pocket-friendly price of SGD12, while stocks last.
Christmas party sets
7. Four Seasons Hotel
Four Seasons Singapore truly embraces the “go big or go home” motto this Christmas season with their Statement Gift Hampers, which include everything from roasted turkey, glazed ham, salad to wine and an exquisite assortment of sweet treats.
Prices range from SGD488 to SGD698. You can order the hampers here.
8. PARKROYAL on Pickering
PARKROYAL On Pickering holds nothing back when it comes to their holiday offerings, from savoury gourmet roasts to delectable sweet treats. Their Celebration Set from Lime restaurant comes with a 2kg Roast Turkey, 1.5kg Honey Baked Ham and a trio of mini log cakes, complete with roast vegetables and specialty sauces.
Bring this ultimate gift to any Christmas party and you just might become the new foodie of the group!
The Celebration Set is priced at SGD168 and is available for pre-orders from 1 November 2019.
Other gourmet gifts
9. InterContinental Singapore Advent Calendar
Need a gift that will seriously impress? Look no further than the limited edition Advent Calendar by InterContinental Singapore. With 24 delightful treats, including their special blend of festive herbs, Moet & Chandon Champagne Brut (200ml), marmalade, jam and honey from Wilkin & Sons, and many more, this Advent Calendar will bring the ultimate festive cheer to whoever receives it all December long.
Priced at SGD428, the Advent Calendar is now available for order here.
10. Tong Heng Delicacies Heritage Cookie Collection
This holiday season, Tong Heng Delicacies launched their first souvenir collection of heritage cookies. If you know anyone who is a huge fan of Tong Heng’s signature cookies, this collection would be the perfect Christmas gift for them.
The collection comes in three different tins, featuring Hearty Walnut Cookies, Golden Egg Cookies, and Crispy Almond Cookies.
Each tin retails at SGD13.90. If you purchase all three tins, the set will cost SGD41.70 and come packaged in a special Tong Heng printed cloth wrap.
The cookie collection will be available from 29 November 2019 at Tong Heng Delicacies’ Flagship store at 285 South Bridge Road, and from 6 December 2019 onwards, at their satellite store at Jurong Point Basement 1.
11. Heineken® Festive Pack
In charge of bringing beer to your friend’s Christmas party? Heineken® just made it so much easier! Simply purchase as many Heineken® festive packs as you need from Shopee, and they will be delivered right to your friend’s doorstep at no additional delivery fee! The festive packs come in three varieties:
24 x 320ml cans of Heineken® Festive pack at SGD63.90
48 x 320ml cans of Heineken® Festive pack at SGD124.90
24 x 330ml cans of Heineken® 0.0 at SGD47.90
Each Heineken® festive pack comes with a promotional code, so your friend can get SGD10 off their next purchase of the Heineken® products on Shopee. That’s two presents for the price of one!