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Six different bars of chocolate inside a small cardboard box

Best letterbox gift delivery for foodies

Published: February 20, 2022 at 10:01 am

From decadent brownies to coffee and chocolate, check out our favourite treats and gifts to brighten up your post

Looking for the best gift delivery for foodies? We've rounded up the best letterbox delivery gifts and gift hampers


For more edible inspiration, see our best birthday gifts, best chocolate gifts and our top baking gifts. Treat the barista in your life to the best coffee gifts and tea gifts. For boozy ideas, we have everything from beer gifts to wine gifts, plus whisky gifts and gin gifts.

If you're looking for eco-friendly options, try our best sustainable gifts for everything from hampers to cookware.

Best letterbox gifts

British letterbox charcuterie, The Real Cure, £34

Put together your own charcuterie board and choose a nice bottle of wine for a romantic evening in. Try this flavoured-packed charcuterie from Dorset. The punchy smoked sloe and garlic venison salami is a winner.

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Letterbox Charcuterie

The milk & white dreamers letterbox bundle, £13.99, Divine

Treat yourself or someone else to a letterbox bundle featuring Divine’s milk and white chocolate bars, with flavours including almond & salted caramel and orange crisp. Delicious and good for the planet, they’re palm oil-free, plastic-free and Fairtrade. You can choose from a vegan and dark chocolate letterbox, too.

Six different bars of chocolate inside a small cardboard box

Compostable coffee pods, £16 (30 pack), Kiss the Hippo

Ditch the disposable pods for a box of these compostable, plastic-free, carbon-negative coffee pods (compatible with Nespresso machines) for an eco-friendly caffeine hit. Highlighting products from £15, there are more coffee gifts on our best gifts for coffee lovers or check out our compilation of coffee gadgets and accessories.

Letterbox brownies, £13.95, Exploding Bakery

Brighten up your favourite person's day with Devon-based Exploding Bakery's letterbox brownies – slathered in peanut butter, salted caramel and more, and posted through your door in funky packaging. You can add on a bag of chocolaty single-estate coffee from Roundhill Roastery in Honduras. You can buy as a one-off gift or set up a subscription for a gift that keeps on giving. Anyone else gifting to themselves??

A box of brownies, a blue bag of coffee and a gift card

Exhale coffee, £7.95, Exhale Coffee

You can tell Exhale, a coffee company which test to ensure its coffee is free from common nasties such as pesticides, mycotoxins and heavy metals that can reduce the benefits, is a coffee-lovers brand, as their beans are roasted fresh, in small batches and delivered straight to your door (great if you’re looking to deliver your friend’s gift to their door). Grinds are available in ground, whole bean and decaffeinated.

Exhale coffee pouches

Letterbox olive subscription, £13.80, Borough Olives

Fresh olives delivered through your letterbox – that’s something we never thought we’d say! The team behind the Borough Market stall, Borough Olives, packs up three beautiful bags of fresh olives or antipasti per delivery. Select your favourites including green olives stuffed with pimento; black tapenade; and pickled garlic, or leave it up to the experts.

Borough Olives subscription

Whisky subscription, from £7/month, Whisky–Me

Thomas Aske and Tristan Stephenson, founders of Black Rock whisky bar in Shoreditch, are branching out with a fuss-free subscription service. The duo visit distilleries to pick the best single malts before divvying them up into 5cl pouches that slip easily through a letterbox. Previous whiskies include a 12-year-old Macallan and an 18-year-old Inchmurrin.

Whisky me pouch

Bake at home croissants kit, £12, Tarla

Make breakfast in bed a bit more special with Tarla patisserie kits. You might have spotted Tarla popping up on Instagram and we can confirm they lived up to the hype. Choose from a range of pastries – from pain au chocolat or raisin to raspberry custard Danish pastries. We tested the classic croissants, with six huge buttery triangles of dough delivered to our door, ready to be rolled and proved before baking for patisserie-worthy croissants at home: a sure way to impress in the morning.

Letterbox tasting pack, £11.95, H!P

Perfect for vegans and flexitarians with a real sweet tooth, treat your loved one to H!P’s vegan chocolate tasting pack. H!P is plant-powered using slavery free, single origin chocolate, blended with creamy oat milk and wrapped inside plastic-free packaging. Creamier then your typical bar of vegan chocolate, H!P’s enticing flavours range from cookies & (no) cream, salted caramel and salty pretzel.

Chocolate is sent out in letterbox-friendly parcels, so there’s no need to worry about not being at home.

H!P Letterbox tasting pack, featuring four different bars of chocolate

Tea subscription, from £12.99, Blue Tea Box

Gift moments of calm with these prettily-packaged subscription boxes. The green tea option comes with vibrant gunpowder, classic sencha and fruity, detoxing divine blossoms varieties.

Three pouches of tea in a pale blue box

Chocolate subscription, £22.95, Cocoa Runners

This is the best way to discover the world’s small batch, single estate artisan chocolate. Taste four bars each month and share you tasting notes with other chocolate enthusiasts online. Choose between a dark chocolate box, or a mixture of dark and milk.

Cocoa Runners subscription box

Snack and tea box, £10.45, The Goodness Project

Stop yourself reaching into the cookie jar with these carefully curated snack packs. With vegan and gluten-free options, these unique products will satisfy that afternoon craving the right way. Choose between letterbox friendly, mini and maxi boxes filled with everything from chai lattes to chocolate.

Goodness Project subscription box

Bacon subscription, from £5.95/month, Cure and Simple

British bacon from happy, healthy pigs delivered in insulated envelopes so you’ll never be stuck for breakfast supplies. Discover flavours such as Thai, smoked and old English to create conversation over your fry up. Delivered weekly, fortnightly or monthly.

Cure and simple bacon box

Pasta gift subscription, from £51, Pasta Evangelists

Send tonnarelli straight to your loved ones door. Pasta Evangelists offers a wide selection of pasta dishes, with something fo everyone. Bellissimo!


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Pasta Evangelists

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