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Best foodie Advent calendars for Christmas

Published: November 19, 2021 at 10:20 am

Help to build up the excitement to the big day with these indulgent foodie Advent calendars, whether you’re after a daily dram of whisky or a melting toasted marshmallow

Looking for the best food Advent calendar? Want to know which chocolate Advent calendar to buy this year? See the best boozy Advent calendars and the best vegan Advent calendars. Read on for the best ones to buy…


Once your Advent calendar is sorted, check out our best gifts for coffee lovers, best beer gifts or gin gifts for gifting inspiration.

Best foodie Advent calendars

Snaffling Pig Pork Scratching Advent Calendar, £19.32, Amazon

Satisfy your salty tooth with this meaty calendar comprising 24 bags of crackling. Choose between black pepper, low ’n’ slow BBQ, maple, salted, salt ’n’ vinegar and festive pigs in blankets.

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Snaffling pig

Joe and Seph’s Popcorn Advent Calendar, £27.89, Amazon

Work your way through 19 quirky flavours of popcorn with this calendar. Each door hides a generous bag of fresh popcorn, in flavours from mint chocolate and tiramisu to festive specials like brandy butter, speculoos and pumpkin spice.

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Joe & Seph's popcorn

Little Moons Advent calendar, £35

Everyone knows someone who can’t get enough of these mochi balls. Little Moons’ first Advent calendar has three festive flavours to enjoy all month – Mince Pie, Candy Cane and Nutcracker, a unique caramelised hazelnuts and salted caramel blend. It has to be kept in the freezer so it’s not a calendar to display, but

Little Moons

Chococo Advent Selection Box, £24.50, chococo.co.uk

A classic chocolate Advent calendar gets a serious upgrade with this Chococo selection box. With 25 truffles for £25, this is brilliant value for money – every day is a different handmade truffle or chocolate, all intricately designed and multi-layered. There’s plenty of festive flavours, such as Speculoos Caramel and Mulled Fruit, alongside fruity, boozy and caramel chocolates. The daily numbered menu details the order to eat the chocolates, if you can be restrained enough all month.

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Two boxes of chocolate with red and green packaging

The World Whisky Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram, £149.95, masterofmalt.com

Get in the festive spirit with 24 drams of whisky from 14 countries, each presented in a wax-sealed bottle. The selection is new each year, so even if you've had the calendar before you'll discover new tipples to try.

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A dark blue advent calendar with three small glass bottles in front

The Chocolate Advent Calendar for Two, £26, Hotel Chocolat

Take Advent to the next level with this indulgent calendar for two. Both sides open up to reveal a daily double surprise, from salted caramel cream to Raspberry Rush. Perfect for chocolate-loving couples!

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A white advent calendar opened up to reveal chocolate truffles

Lakrids Liquorice Advent Calendar, £45, souschef.co.uk

Liquorice lovers rejoice, this sleek calendar comes with two pieces of the black stuff behind each door, with flavours ranging from chocolate and coffee to strawberry.

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A black advent calendar with a pink square on the front with the numbers 24

Sous Chef sriracha calendar, £39.99

Skip the chocolate and spice up Christmas with this ultimate collaboration for any fans of hot sauce. Although just 12 days instead of the traditional 24, each generous bottle will keep you going long beyond December, with unusual flavours behind each door including wasabi, tikka and extra hot styles of sriracha.

Sous Chef sriracha

Naked Marshmallow Advent calendar, £15

Indulge a sweet tooth with a daily marshmallow throughout December. The 12 gourmet flavours inside include classic vanilla and salted caramel and quirky fizzy watermelon or rhubarb and custard mallows. For an extra £3, you can get the calendar complete with a mini burner to make toasted marshmallows.

Naked Marshmallow

Lindt teddy Advent calendar, £9.50

The Lindt teddy is a Christmas classic. This calendar contains a variety of creamy Lindt chocolate in different shapes and flavours – from milk truffles to mini reindeer and teddy truffles.


Tony’s Chocolonely countdown calendar, £12.99

This giant calendar contains 24 ‘Tiny Tony’s’ in ten of Tony’s classic flavours, across milk, dark and white chocolate flavours. The inner door is printed with tiny missions, tying in with Tony’s ethical principles and commitment to eliminating slavery in chocolate production.

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Divine chocolate Advent calendar, £5

Divine calendar

For a Fairtrade Christmas, this simple chocolate calendar from Divine won’t disappoint. The milk calendar has a colourful Christmas tree design to brighten up a mantelpiece, whilst there’s also a dark 70% chocolate version with a sleek navy nativity design for those with a slightly less sweet tooth.

Montezumas dark chocolate Advent calendar, £9.99

Enjoy creamy dark chocolate every day with Montezuma’s organic calendar – it goes all the way up to Christmas Day too. There’s also milk, a mixed milk and white calendar or truffle versions to choose from.


Ladurée advent calendar, £32

Filled with nougat, caramels, fruit jellies and more, this Ladurée calendar will transport you to a Parisian sweet shop, with a pretty festive Christmas shopping design and host of sweet treats inside.


Available from Ladurée, £32


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