Christmas Gift Ideas

Forget slogan socks and inspirational-quote-laden tat; this year we're sprucing up your festive shopping cart with a sleigh-load of awesome London experiences. From brewery tours and gourmet dining events to cocktail classes and titillating burlesque shows, our catalogue of Christmas gift ideas is sure to earn you originality points on the big day.

Last updated on 9th December 2020




The ultimate London gift experience for foodies, Kitchen Theory is dishing up a night of flavour exploration at their monthly A Seat At The Gastrophysics Chef's Table events. Guests will be treated to ten immersive multisensory plates, complete with lighting displays, audio aids and projections.

  • £190

An award-winning bar, it's fair to say that Callooh Callay know a thing or two about cocktails. The perfect gift for your significant other - especially if they're in the mood for sharing - the low-lit Shoreditch drinking den is serving up 10s on the looks front with retro furnishings and sultry vibes

This voucher entitles the user to spend the specified amount in Callooh Callay on food and beverage.
  • Multiple use
  • £25 - £200

For that extra measure of festive cheer, get your sweet-toothed mate a voucher to The Big London Bake. A fun daytime activity, the competitive baking event will see you work as a team to whisk, roll and create a masterpiece over 90 minutes in the hopes of being crowned winner.

One voucher admits two people.
  • Multiple use
  • £91

Let Eleven98 do the legwork this holiday season with a voucher to one of their famed social dining supper clubs. Taking place in gorgeous venues across the city, the pop-up event's ethos is all about creating great quality dishes using the finest products and, better still, it's BYOB. 

  • £66
  • Expires in 1 year

Give your nearest and dearest a pizza your heart this Christmas with a Radio Alice gift voucher. Known for their mouthwatering stonebaked sourdough, the Clapham and Hoxton restaurants are letting you in on the secret to their delicious Italian fare over their masterclasses.

Can be used as full or part payment in the restaurants.
  • Multiple use
  • £5 - £50

Today a cookery class, tomorrow Masterchef... Treat your loved one to a pasta masterclass where they'll be taught all the techniques of making dough and creating different shapes from an artisan chef. To top it all off, there'll also be wine, crostini and olives to nibble on throughout.

May be redeemed against the Ginza Insider Experience for dates between OCT '19 and JAN '20
  • £55

Bet you can't wait to reap the rewards of this one later. Master mixologists Purl will have you shaking up a storm with a cocktail masterclass within their 1920s underground speakeasy. They'll share the history, ingredients and techniques required to make three delicious concoctions.

Classes are at 16:00 Mon - Thurs or 15:00 on Fri & Sat. Valid for 12 months & excludes Dec.
  • £100

Remove the hassle of buying individual presents with a Lucky Voice cocktail masterclass gift voucher. The karaoke dons will teach you and your five amigos how to concoct a number of libations and ply you with pizza before finishing things off with an hour of belting out the ballads.

Voucher can only be redeemed against Lucky Voice Platinum Cocktail Masterclass (London venues only)
  • £300
  • Expires in 2 weeks

Created by James Cochran, a Michelin-trained chef and winner of The Great British Menu, 1251 is an obvious choice for food fantatics. Get your friend a voucher for this Islington restaurant where they can enjoy the likes of buttermilk jerk chicken and wild mushrooms with a confit egg in a beautiful setting.

Reservation must be made in advance for booking
  • £50
  • Expires in 7 years

Theatrical cocktails, live music and Edwardian vibes... meet The Gibson: your soon-to-be new favourite hangout. The Shoreditch bar is giving you all sorts of freebies when you buy one of their £20 vouchers, including £25 worth of food or drink and a welcome tipple on arrival.

  • £20
  • Expires in 2 months

After-work drinks on you? Located in the hub of all the action, Jin Bo Law is a gorgeous rooftop bar with jaw-dropping views. Grab one of these gift vouchers that'll have your City-working comrade enjoying a couple of complimentary cocktails. Cheers to that.

Vouchers can only be bought and used by guests over the age of 18.
  • £20 - £1000
  • Expires in 1 year

A gorgeous Christmas gift idea, vouchers to One Night Records can be redeemed against one of the quirky live music events companies immersive events. Get dressed up and travel through five musical eras, with themed cocktails along the way and social distancing throughout.

Submit your voucher at the time of checkout to redeem its value.
  • £50
  • Expires in 2 months

The ideal gift for those who love to have fun while keeping fit, gift vouchers for House of VOGA can be redeemed against any of the groups quirky classes. Combining yoga and voguing, these high-energy sessions are sure to leave the receiver with an endorphin high. 

This voucher entitles you to the value stated to spend on House of VOGA classes bookable on DMN.
  • Multiple use
  • £15 - £100
  • Expires in 11 months

@ Searcys Champagne Delivery - Available Nationwide on Thu, 26th Nov 2020 - Fri, 31st Dec 2021

There's no better gift than a premium bottle of bubbles. And luckily, Searcys are taking the hard work out of giving this Christmas, offering a new delivery service that will see a bottle of their signature fizz neatly wrapped and left at the doorstep of your loved one.