Christmas Gifts for Foodies | Christmas food gift guide 2016

What do foodies want to see under their tree? Here are the best Christmas gifts for lovers of good food.

Searching for a delicious and delectable gift for the foodie in your life?

Or hey, maybe they’re not even that big a foodie, but merely like the idea of going out for a nice meal.

There’s nothing wrong with that.

In fact, I think JLaw summed it up best when she said:


Sound like the person you need to buy a gift for? If your answer is yes, you’ve come to the right page because we’ve rounded up the best Christmas gift ideas to help you buy the perfect gift for your foodie friend.

The first thing you have to do before you shop is think of what type of ‘foodie’ your friend is. For gourmands who love to practise what they preach, you could buy cooking gifts like gadgets and crockery, while for winners and diners who prefer to splurge on a meal out, there are dining experiences and alcohol gift packages available.

Now, to the gifts!

Christmas Hitlist: The best sites to buy Christmas gifts for foodies

Dining experiences

  1. Groupon
  2. Scoopon
  3. LivingSocial

Kitchen appliances and gadgets

  1. Appliances Online
  2. DealsDirect
  3. David Jones
  4. Innovations

Left shopping to the last minute? Try an online gift card:

Marks & Spencer Gift Card
Marks and Spencer
Dan Murphy's Gift Card
Dan Murphy's
Gift Cards
David Jones
Booktopia - Gift Cards
Etsy Gift Cards

Top cooking gifts for foodies

A nifty kitchen gizmo or fine set of china never went unloved.

James Hallidays Wine Companion Magazine Subscription
Delicious Magazine Subscription
Bamboo Cheese Board with Knives
Sparq Soapstone Pizza Stone
Latest Buy
Joseph Wood Elevate Kitchen Utensil Set
Latest Buy
Fruit Infusion Pitcher
Nigella Christmas

Unique gifts for foodie friends

Add a little spice and personality to their dining space with these great gifts.

Nextime Chef's Wall Clock
Yellow Octopus
The Obsessive Chef Chopping Board | By Fred
Yellow Octopus
Curvo Wine Rack
David Jones
Mustard Octeapus Tea Infuser
The Hut
Alessi Diabolix Bottle Opener - Red
The Hut

Top dining experience gifts for foodies

Sydney Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise
Wooden Gift Box - Red Wine (2btls)
Winemakers Choice

Top Christmas gift ideas for foodies under $60

Six gifts under $60. And… go!

Fable Round Platter
David Jones
Everyday Super Food
OXO Good Grips Little Salad & Herb Spinner
The Hut
Wireless BBQ Thermometer
Johnnie Walker Double Black Scotch Whisky 700mL
Dan Murphy's

Top six retailers for foodie gifts

Want to keep browsing? Here are the top six stores to shop for foodies.


Deals and discounts on Christmas gifts

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Christmas gifts from £4

Shop for Christmas gifts from £4 at The White Company.

Free shipping on orders over $100

Enjoy free shipping on order overs $100 at Yellow Octopus.

10% off student discount

Students can get 10% off any purchase at ASOS.

Free shipping to Australia

Get free shipping on orders over $40 to Australia at ASOS.

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Get free standard delivery when you spend over $100

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Up to 50% off sale stock

Shop the clearance shelves for up to 50% off at ThinkGeek

Free shipping on all orders over $100

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Free UK Delivery with £20 spend

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Select Sweaters only $29, Jackets starting at just $39

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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