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Best Valentine’s Day gifts for food lovers

Treat your favourite loved one to a foodie gift, from sophisticated kitchenware to fun cookie cutters and decadent letterbox brownies

Looking for Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your favourite foodie? Treat your partner, loved one or best friend to our pick of gifts, including romantic meal kits from our favourite chefs, edible treats and great-value gifts to give on the day. We have plenty of gifts to deliver to treat your valentines from afar.

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Valentine’s Day 2021 falls on a Sunday (14 February for those of you who need reminding!), so a thoughtful gift idea is to spend the day preparing a special meal for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Check out our romantic meal ideas here.


Valentine’s Day gift ideas

Salt and Pepper Shaker Set, £14.79, amazon.co.uk

Sprinkle a little seasoning over dinner for two with this cute pair of flamingos.

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Two pink ceramic flamingo salt and pepper shakers

Ealing gin, £44.95, Master of Malt

This elegantly packaged gin has orange and floral notes, with gentle spice and a rounded character. Use this gin to make our Valentine’s Day gin cocktail. See the best gin gifts for gin lovers.

Ealing gin

Radio lamingtons, £20, radiolamington.com

These light-as-air cake cubes, inspired by Australian coconut-laced lamingtons, come in a pretty pink box that can be delivered to your favourite person’s door. Delicate sponge cakes are layered with the likes of cream cheese frosting, chocolate ganache and homemade raspberry jam. Our favourite flavour was tiramisu, with a layer of mascarpone doused in Mr Black coffee liquor, covered in a decadent espresso and chocolate blanket. From £20 per box, radiolamington.com

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Six lamingtons in a box

Heart Lollies Notebook, £19.99, papier.com

Let your love scribble down their musings in this sweet hardback notebook.

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A notebook with pink hearts on the front

Heart Ravioli Stamp, £6, souschef.co.uk

Ravioli, but make it heart shaped.

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A metal heart shaped pasta stamp with a wooden handle

Charcuterie selection, £32, The Real Cure

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.

Letterbox Charcuterie

Caramelised white chocolate bar, £7.95, Harvey Nichols

This satisfyingly chunky, amber-coloured bar is both sweet and salty, with caramelised, toffee notes.

Harvey Nichols Caramelised White Chocolate Bar

The Sweet Shop Hamper, £40, harveynichols.com

Keep things sweet with this hamper brimming with sugary snacks, from classic lemon sherbets to boozy negroni spritz balls.

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A black hamper with sweets

Chocolate Milk, £3.20, The Estate Dairy

What says ‘I love you’ on Valentine’s Day more than a bottle of chocolate milk? We love this Estate Dairy one made with Pump Street bakery chocolate with it’s rich, creamy flavour and smell.

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Chocolate milk the estate dairy

Rhubarb Syrup, £6.69/100ml, blossomssyrup.co.uk

Add a touch of pink to your Valentine’s cocktails with intense Buckinghamshire-made rhubarb fruit syrup. Great with just water, it’s also delicious in a rhubarb gin sour, or drizzled over ice cream.

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Blossoms Rhubarb Syrup

Want to celebrate Valentine’s Day with pink gin?

Click here for the results of our taste test

Flavours include:

  • Pinot noir gin
  • Pink grapefruit gin
  • Rhuabrb gin

Four bottles of pink gin lined up in a row

Fig Tree, £36, glut.co.uk

Looking for a Valentines gift that lasts a bit longer than chocolate? What better way to symbolise your flourishing love than with a thriving young fig tree. The romantic shape of the fig adds a romantic touch, and the tree is delivered alongside a jar of the finest fig jam, perfect for breakfast in bed. Make a pretty fig tart with your figs.

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A tree in a pot

St Valentines Loose Leaf Tea Tin, £13.95/50g, fortnumandmason.com

Blended just for Valentine’s Day, this fragrant tea combines soft white tea buds, scented rose petals and sweet hibiscus. Best enjoyed à deux, this tea is perfect for those seeking a more subtle expression of their love.

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A blue tin filled with loose leaf tea with a cup of tea in the background

Pong Cheese Box, £29.95, pongcheese.co.uk

Looking for a cheesy Valentine’s Day gift? This cute collection of heart-shaped cheeses is a little bit different and perfect for those without a sweet tooth. Why not end your Valentine’s dinner with a cheeseboard with a twist?

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Valentines Gift Ideas: Food Gifts

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Words by Ellie Edwards, Alex Crossley and Rachel Dinsdale