The festive season is almost upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with a lavish Christmas hamper?
They're the perfect gift for loved ones, family and friends and there's something for everyone – whether you're a foodie, avid fan of wine or simply keen to get into the Christmas spirit.
We've handpicked the very best hampers available this year, no matter how big or small your budget - we've found great options starting at just £34, right the way up to £500.
If you're looking to impress, we'd recommend perusing the selection on offer this year from Fortnum & Mason whose annual treats are a sight to behold. Or, if you're hoping to find something more budget-friendly, Aldi, Marks & Spencer and John Lewis have plenty of under £100 options sure to be well received.
Whether you're after the perfect hamper full of sweet and savoury treats, boozy delights or mouth-watering mince pies, we think these are the best on the market this Christmas.
The best 2022 Christmas hampers for a festive feast
Our top pick: The Christmas Day Hamper | £500 from Fortnum & Mason
This Christmas Day Hamper contains everything you'll need for a truly delicious Christmas feast, perfect for Christmas evening or a Boxing Day spread. Some highlights include; A Mini Christmas Ham, Fortnum's Scottish Smoked Salmon, Cognac Butter and a St James Christmas Pudding. The beautifully presented hamper comes in one of Fortnum & Mason's iconic wicker baskets, which anyone would love to arrive on their doorstep this Christmas. If you want to spend less, there'a also the Family Christmas Hamper which comes in at £250 and is filled with equally as decedent treats.
The Indulgence of Christmas Collection | £500 from Marks & Spencer
While Marks & Spencer is home to budget-friendly hampers, it also has a selection of ultra-luxurious offerings too. This one in particular boasts 30 items, here are just a few you can expect to enjoy: Champagne Delacourt Brut, Collection Mini Mince Pie Gifting Tin, Collection Santa's Magical Light Up Chocolate Workshop and 12 slices of Collection Scottish Lochmuir Speybay Oak Smoked Salmon.
The M&S Collection Christmas Hamper | £50 from Marks & Spencer
Coming in at £50, this box is filled with a ton of classic items sure to be well received, from a bottle of Classics Claret, Collection Milk Chocolate Florentines and Festive Chutney to a box of shortbread. And let's face it, nothing screams Christmas like a good shortbread.
The Fortnum's Classic Christmas Hamper | £200 from Fortnum & Mason
For an indulgent feast to impress your guests this hamper contains 11 classic products from Fortnum's famous tea, to a special Christmas fig preserve, Boxing Day pickles and a bottle of Champagne.
It's also great value, as the price of a Fortnum’s Christmas hamper is always less than the cost of buying its contents and iconic wicker hamper individually.
Winter Warmer Christmas Basket | £80 from John Lewis
Another treat below the £100 mark is this basket from John Lewis. Reasonably priced but not lacking in luxury, it's a treasure trove waiting to be devoured. From wine to crackers, chocolate to crisps, it's full of delicious snacks and drinks to get you in the festive spirit.
The Sommelier Six Hamper | £49.99 from Aldi
Aldi is back for another year with its great value Christmas hampers. Many of its signature food hampers have already sold out, but you can still get your hands on The Sommelier Six Hamper, a hand-crafted alcohol selection containing everything from Prosecco to Amaretto.
The Classic Christmas Hamper | £100 from Selfridges
This is Selfridges' more affordable hamper, but don't be fooled, it's still full to the brim with festive treats. Including a Christmas pudding, a delicious bottle of mulled wine, a festive biscuit selection and much more, all beautifully presented in a lovely Selfridges basket, a gift within itself.
Merry Christmas Baked Treats Hamper | £34 from Not On The High Street
For those with a sweet tooth, this Christmas basket is a feast. It's full of award-winning treats from the Yorkshire-based family bakery, Lottie Shaw's, that have all been baked and hand packaged. From mince pies to flapjacks and triple chocolate biscuits, you'll be truly spoilt for choice next time you have a cuppa.
Christopher Wicker Hamper | £295 from Liberty London
This luxury wicker hamper is sure to score you plenty of brownie points with friends and family. It's jam-packed with artisanal luxuries, ranging from sloe gin and English sparkling wine to butter biscuits and piccalilli. It's perfect for the foodie in your life and decorated with Liberty's classic floral print inside.
Festive Teatime Gift Box | £75 from Betty's
Betty's is a well-loved Yorkshire tea room worth every penny. Filled with tea, coffee and craft bakery treats, including gingerbread, peppermint creams and a chocolate shortbread box, we suspect it won't last long once opened.
The Farhi Luxury Christmas Hamper | £100 from Farhi
If you're looking for something slightly different in your Christmas hamper, The Farhi Luxury Christmas Hamper might just be for you. Filled with dark chocolate dipped and nut filled dates, sugared almonds, dark chocolate pistachios and the crowd favourite, chocolate dipped orange slices, you're in for a real treat.
The Festive Feast Hamper | £300 from Hotel Chocolat
This hearty hamper is sure to last all throughout December and will make a chocolate lover very happy. Along with a bottle of prosecco, it contains ample amounts of Hotel Chocolat's most popular treats. From chocolate macarons to salted caramel vodka, creamed caramel puddles and milky hot chocolate, it's incredibly indulgent and perfect for making cocktails too.
Harvey Nichols Christmas Cocktail Cabinet Hamper | £350 from Harvey Nichols
Perfect your inner mixologist with this cocktail-themed Christmas hamper from none other than Harvey Nichols. From bottles of gin, prosecco, Campari and Aperol, it's a cocktail lovers dream and even has miniatures from its in-house range of liqueur that would make the perfect stocking stuffer.
Biscuiteers Christmas Hamper | £38 from Biscuiteers
For something more unique, this Christmas hamper made from delicately decorated biscuits takes the cake. It's full of all the classics, from bottles of fizz to chutney and chocolates. It'd make a lovely gift for a teacher, work colleague or loved one.
All That Glitters Hamper | £500 from John Lewis
John Lewis has plenty of affordable hamper options available, but if you're looking for a big blowout, the All That Glitters Hamper is the one for you. Containing 35 items, some highlights of this hamper include; Champagne, Limoncello and premium hot chocolate.
The Buffet Selection Hamper | £500 from Selfridges
This grazing hamper contains everything you'll need for a truly wonderful buffet. If 'picky bits' is your meal of choice, this hamper takes it to the next level. It contains zingy piccalilli and earthy, moreish salted truffle roasted nuts to milk chocolate-covered honeycomb, all-butter shortbread and pecan brittle – plus wine and spirits.
The Cheese Lovers Hamper | £39 from hampers.com
If you're looking for the perfect gift for your cheese loving friends and family, here it is. Featuring a selection of award-winning Snowdonia cheeses artisan luxury crackers and red onion relish to complete the experience, you'll be suitably full.
The Festive Favourites Wicker Hamper | £138 from Cartwright & Butler
This hamper is the feast you bring out after Christmas dinner. Filled to the brim with unique teas, delicious cakes, biscuits and even a bottle of Merlot, you'll be spoilt for choice. Our favourite pick? The hot chocolate stirrer, perfect for settling down to a post-dinner film.