Best Christmas Gifts In London

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

Last edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 27th March 2024

Red Carnation Hotels Vegan Afternoon Tea For One

This classy experience is ideal for your plant-based mates; The Egerton House Hotel is offering a lovely vegan afternoon tea for one. It includes a spread of mouthwatering sandwiches, baked scones with coconut cream, a choice of fruit preserves, delicious pastries, plus teas and coffees.

This voucher can not be exchanged for cash. Subject to availability.
  • £75


Some of the best Christmas gift vouchers in London, Thames Rockets' choice between their late-night session and classic speedboating experience is ideal when your recipient loves thrills. Plus, you might even nab a gin and you'll definitely see some sights.

Valid for Thames Rockets Thames Lates for two passengers.
  • £109.9

1251 Restaurant 1251 RESTAURANT GIFT VOUCHER

Created by James Cochran, 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 wolf down likes of raw Orkney scallops, jerk-spiced monkfish and confit cauliflower.

Reservation must be made in advance for booking
  • £50
  • Expires in 4 years

Ale Hunters AleHunters Craft Brewery Tours

After Christmas experiences for him? Lovers of beer will be bowled over by a voucher for these AleHunters Craft Brewery Tours, which are redeemable at events in London Bridge and Cambridge Heath.

Vouchers can be redeemed against any of AleHunters Craft Brewery Tours
  • £44

Hidden Jazz Club Hidden Jazz Experience - Voucher

Keep your loved one on their toes with a trip to one of Hidden Jazz Club's unique music events. If you're after cheap Christmas gifts in London, this will let them snap up a fabulous experience, enjoying a performance from some of the city's hottest artists in pretty surrounds.

  • £20 - £120

Funicular Productions Funicular Productions Show Voucher

The ultimate of London gift cards online this Christmas, the Funicular Productions Show Voucher gets your lucky recipient a ticket to The Murder Express. The immersive dining experience comes complete with mystery action, live actors and food from a MasterChef star.

Vouchers are non refundable after purchase.
  • £79.5
  • Expires in 5 months

Plonk Golf Plonk Golf Gift Voucher!

Searching for cheap Christmas gift ideas for couples? Then you should get your hands on the Plonk voucher, which can start at the value of just a tenner. The lucky recipients will be happy swinging their putters at locations across London.

Valid for 12 months from the date of purchase to book at any Plonk Golf venue!
  • Multiple use
  • £10 - £100
  • Expires in 1 year

Kitchen Theory A Seat At The Gastrophysics Chef's Table

If you're on the hunt for unusual Christmas gifts in London, Kitchen Theory is dishing up a night of flavour exploration at its monthly A Seat At The Gastrophysics Chef's Table. Guests will be treated to ten immersive multisensory plates, complete with light displays, audio aids and projections.

  • £240

Nightjar Nightjar Gift Voucher

A top pick of Christmas gift vouchers for couples, this Nightjar voucher gets your lucky pair £50 to spend at this sexy venue. Think amazing cocktails and charcuterie galore, all while live music with a jazz leaning plays.

This voucher entitles the lucky recipient to food and drink and merriment to the value stated.
  • £50 - £200

Biscuiteers: Various Sites

When it comes to festive gifts in the city, Biscuiteers is a firm choice. Flaunting pretty venues across the capital, this is the ideal stop-off to create your very own edible Christmas presents. Just pop in for the two-hour-long workshops led by expert decorators. 

TT Liquor Cocktail Masterclass Voucher, TT Liquor

This TT Liquor cocktail masterclass voucher is a great gift for a night filled with rollicking, booze-filled antics. Hosted by their in-house connoisseurs, it'll kick off with a drinks reception before teaching you how to shake up four delicious libations - with a competition at the end.
Advance bookings essential. Valid for 12months only.
  • £75

All Star Lanes All Star Lanes gift vouchers

On the hunt for a fun indoor gift idea? It doesn't get more wholesome than bowling at All Star Lanes. After playing a few rounds, this voucher also allows them some food, drinks and karaoke. If you go together, make sure to bring your competitive spirit.

Voucher is only valid for the monetary amount stated, in exchange for services of equivalent value.
  • £5 - £150
  • Nearly sold out

Arepa & Co Arepa & Co Gift Voucher

If anyone needs a little TLC after a busy Boxing Day, then this gift voucher might be the perfect present. Give this lovely experience to someone in need of some Venezuelan cuisine and a cocktail. With vibrant locations in both Haggerston and Bethnal Green, Arepa brings a relaxed atmosphere.

Valid for six months from date of purchase on pre-booked tables only.
  • £30 - £100

The Chocolate Cocktail Club Voucher for two

Ready for a sugar rush? Fellow chocoholics will absolutely love this gift to The Chocolate Cocktail Club. The voucher allows you to try their signature Chocotini upon your arrival. After your first drink, choose between white, salted caramel or espresso cocoa-inspired sips.
  • £40
  • Expires in 7 months

The Piano Works The Piano Works Gift Voucher

The Piano Works brings tonnes of festivities during the holiday season, so why not continue the party post-Christmas? Grab this fabulous gift voucher for a pal and let them choose between drinks, brunch or dinner, while listening to piano vocalists and bands perform.

Over 18's only
  • Multiple use
  • £25 - £200

StreetHunt Games - The Case of Colombia's Finest

@ Blackfriars on Various dates from Saturday 18th May 2024

Strapped for present ideas this Christmas? Why not gift tickets to StreetHunt Games - The Case of Colombia's Finest? Embark on a self-guided mystery around iconic London locations and discover a lot of hidden history along the way. Take on the role of a private investigator and follow the clues before it's too late.

Breakfast Group Opium's Gift Voucher

Looking for luxury Christmas gift ideas in the UK? Grab this voucher for a delicious meal at Opium Cocktail Bar, a hidden dim sum venue located in the heart of Chinatown. Fill your boots with unique libations while chowing down on authentic cuisine.

Voucher can be redeemed against all food & drinks at Opium. Cannot be exchanged for cash.
  • £25 - £150
  • Expires in 7 months

The Candlelight Club Tickets to the Candlelight Club

For those of you in search of Christmas gifts for Londoners, tickets to the Candlelight Club is a superb choice. They'll be transported to the 1920s, where they'll dress the part and jive to jazzy beats that echo of the Prohibition era, with plenty of cocktails to boot.

  • Multiple use
  • £30 - £160