Help yourself to a hamper

Whether you’re stocking up for a festive feast or planning to spread Christmas cheer among friends and family, these wicker wonders will go down a treat, says Natasha Langan.

Whether you're stocking up for a festive feast or planning to spread Christmas cheer among friends and family, these wicker wonders will go down a treat, says Natasha Langan.


Partridges Hamper


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Partridges is a famous London food shop with a royal warrant it's where the "well-heeled visitors to the Chelsea Flower Show pick up their picnics", says Rosie Mullender in The Independent. This best selling hamper has 15 items and includes some of the shop's finest produce, including champagne, smoked salmon, organic coffee and its gold-wrapped Artisan Panettone. Last order day for Christmas delivery is Wednesday 19 December.

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La Fromagerie Luxury Box


This award-winning family run cheese shop started by Patricia Michelson in 1990 has three branches in London and an online shop. It showcases the very best of artisanal cheeses, and all the cheesemakers are "rigorously" vetted for quality, says Oliver Thring in The Times. The Luxury Box offers the perfect choice of French cheeses along with a piece of Colston Bassett Stilton from Nottinghamshire. To accompany the cheese comes a selection of champagne, wine and port, chutneys, a salami, chocolates, honey from the Pyrenees and a Welsh handmade oak cheese board. Last order date for Christmas delivery is midnight on Sunday 16 December. MoneyWeek readers can save 10% if they quote MONEYWEEK18.

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Charbonndel et Walker Luxury Celebration Hamper

£170 from Selfridges

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An indulgent collection of chocolates and champagne for those who have had enough of the turkey and stilton. It features a selection of truffles with flavours such as sea salt, strawberry and champagne, and dark chocolate orange sticks.Available for next-day delivery.

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