Looking for the best gift delivery for foodies? We’ve rounded up the best same-day delivery gifts and gift hampers if you’re looking to send a gift. From gin subscriptions to chocolate gift baskets, our guide to food gifts that can be delivered.
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Lola’s Cupcakes postal cupcakes
No celebration is complete without a selection of cupcakes to mark a birthday, anniversary or just a simple thank you. Lola’s Cupcakes, a well-established London bakery, now offers nationwide delivery on its wide range of treats. Choose from a classic selection, chocolate mix, fruity box and more. It even offers vegan and gluten-free boxes to accommodate dietary restrictions. The cupcakes arrive perfectly fresh and undisturbed and the packaging ensures they won’t get smashed in transit. The box comes with recycling and reusing instructions, plus a return slip to send back the outer packaging.
£27.99 for eight cupcakes (delivery from £4.50), lolascupcakes.co.uk
Exploding Bakery letterbox brownies
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??
From £13.95, explodingbakery.com
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.
Delivered weekly, fortnightly or monthly; £12.90 per delivery (including postage), borougholives.co.uk
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.
From £7 per month, whisky-me.com
The Cheese Shed cheese subscription
The folk at The Cheese Shed have launched a flexible cheese subscription service, Culture, with the mission to share rare artisan West Country cheeses – with everything from ewes’ milk to blue and soft cheeses, there are plenty of surprises.
Delivered weekly, fortnightly or monthly; £24.99 per delivery, thecheeseshed.com
Blue tea box subscription
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. From £11.99/month, blueteabox.com
Gower Cottage brownies
If you love brownies, but don’t have the time to make them, this brownie subscription service delivers homemade brownies to your door once a month. Hand-baked in Wales by owner Kate, the chocolate brownies will be at your door the very next day. Chocolate orange and gluten-free options are also available.
£98.99 for six months plus free gift, gowercottagebrownies.co.uk
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.
£21.90 per month, cocoarunners.com
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.
From £8.50 per month, thegoodnessproject.co.uk
For all the beer lovers out there, this crafty club delivers eight exclusive freshly brewed craft beers, a snack, and Ferment magazine to your door each month. Choose between a mixed and surprising box, or light and hoppy if you’re looking for something paler.
£24 per month, beer52.com
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; £5.95 per delivery, cureandsimple.com