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. For something healthy, give the gift of fresh, seasonal produce delivered direct to the door with a veg box subscription. Take your pick from our tried-and-tested veg box guide.
If you're looking for eco-friendly options, try our best sustainable gifts for everything from hampers to cookware. If you want a cake for a special occasion or birthday, check out our round-up of the best online cake delivery services.
Best letterbox gifts
Letterbox luxury British food hamper
- Available from olive shop, £32.95
Celebrate the best of British with this cleverly designed letterbox hamper combining unique foods from across the UK. There’s tea from Cornwall, biscuits from Dorset, sea salt chocolate from Scotland and even a miniature bottle of Plymouth original gin – all wrapped in parcel paper to fit straight through the lucky recipient’s door.
olive shop, £32.95
Letterbox chocolate hamper
- Available from olive shop, £32.95
Who doesn’t love chocolate? For someone who enjoys the finer things, too, this letterbox gift will make their day. It contains six different types of premium chocolate from UK artisan brands including Willie’s Cacao, Doisy & Dam and Coco Chocolatier.
olive shop, £32.95
British letterbox charcuterie
- Available from 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.
The Real Cure (£34)
The milk & white dreamers letterbox bundle
- Available from Divine (£13.99)
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.
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Compostable coffee pods
- Available from Kiss the Hippo (£16)
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.
Kiss the Hippo (£16)
- Available from Exploding Bakery (£13.95)
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??
Exploding Bakery (£13.95)
- Available from Exhale Coffee (£9)
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 (£9)
Letterbox olive subscription
- Available from Borough Olives (£13.80)
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 (£13.80)
- Available from Whisky-Me (from £7)
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 (from £7)
Letterbox tasting pack
- Available from HIP chocolate (£14.95)
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.
HIP chocolate (£14.95)
- Available from Blue Tea Box (£12.99)
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.
Blue Tea Box (£12.99)
- Available from Cocoa Runners (from £22.95)
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 (from £22.95)
The Goodness Project snack and tea box
- Available from The Goodness Project (£10.45)
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.
The Goodness Project (£10.45)
- Available from Cure and Simple (from £5.95/month)
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 (from £5.95/month)
Pasta gift subscription
- Available from Pasta Evangelists (from £51)
Send tonnarelli straight to your loved ones door. Pasta Evangelists offers a wide selection of pasta dishes, with something fo everyone. Bellissimo!
Pasta Evangelists (from £51)