Give the gift of food and drink this Christmas, whether it's a hamper stocked with local goodies, a cookery class or a tour of Bristol's best breweries!

Make sure to get your orders in before the Christmas delivery deadlines - more information can be found on the individual business websites. You can also choose to click & collect for many of the options listed below if you want to avoid postage costs.

You can discover even more brilliant gifts from Bristol businesses in our Ultimate Bristol Gift Guide!

Sweet treats

Guilbert's Chocolates

Bristol's longstanding chocolatier in the city centre has been selling chocolates for over 100 years! Their range includes old favourites such as peppermint creams, fondants and luxurious chocolate truffles. 

The Chocolate Tart

Choose from a range of handmade chocolates including personalised bars, truffles, chocolate baubles and lolly-making kits. Vouchers are also available which can then be used in their online shop or to book one of their chocolate workshops.

  • Bonus tip: If you're looking for more gifts for chocoholics, try the chocolate baubles or single origin bars from Zara's Chocolates in Bedminster, or get a chocolate gift set from Mrs Potts Chocolate House on Park Street.

Guilbert's Chocolates Bristol
Image: Guilbert's Chocolates

Ooh Chocolata!

These locally-made chocolate bars come in a variety of flavours and have a dairy-free range too. Find them in our online shop alongside some other Bristol-made produce.

Heartfelt Vintage

Order an afternoon tea delivery to someone special! Deliveries are available to locations within 15 miles of their shop in Clifton, with vegan, gluten-free and smaller portions for children available

  • Bonus tip: If you're looking to send some treats further afield, Bristol's artisan cakery Ahh Toots is now doing a range of postable brownies and blondies!

Heartfelt Vintage afternoon tea delivery Bristol
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Hampers

Papadeli

Choose between a Fine Food Hamper or a Grande Luxury Food Hamper, both stacked full of high quality biscuits, sauces, oil, jams and chocolates. Delivery is available across the UK, or you can collect from the deli and see their other beautiful gift options while you're there.  

  • Find Papadeli and a broad selection of other Bristol food and drink on Good Sixty which delivers to postcodes across the UK.

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Bar 44

Bar 44 have several Spanish hampers and gift sets in their online shop, with options including a sherry tasting box or a selection of the best ingredients and dishes from their restaurants, such as Chuleton steak with sauces, sides and beers. Delivery is available across the UK.

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Image: Bar 44

Friska

Hampers available containing coffee, tea, snacks and other goodies at a cost of £20 exc. VAT. They can be ordered by emailing catering@friskafood.com.

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Image: Friska

Harvey Nichols

This glamorous boutique has an extensive range of luxury hampers and foodie gifts for you to choose from.

  • Bonus tip: If you're looking for a feel-good Christmas gift, Bristol Food Union are doing 'Buy One, Give One' hampers, with the option to donate a food box to someone in need. Square Food Foundation are also doing Christmas hampers to fund their food education projects in the city.

The Bristol Pantry

Build your own hamper by mix and matching drinks, cheeses, coffee, baked goods and lots of other locally made treats. There's even a special Christmas collection, including hampers, gift sets and gift cards. Delivery is available within 4 miles of Temple Meads, or you can collect your order from their warehouse in St Phillips.

You'll also find a range of offers on cases of local wine, gift sets and more on the Wriggle app.

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Image: The Bristol Pantry

Grown-up tipples

6 O'clock Gin 

In addition to their range of fine quality gin and fruit liqeuers, you can also order a personalised bottle of 6 O'clock Gin this Christmas! Delivery is available within the UK, and you can also order distillery tour gift vouchers to use next year.

  • Bonus tip: There are several gin distilleries based in the city, including Psychopomp, Bristol Distilling Co. and Bristol Dry Gin. You can buy their products online and many also offer vouchers for distillery tours, workshops and tastings events.

6 O'clock Gin personalised bottles
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The Strawberry Thief

Buy a limited edition beer advent calendar, featuring 24 Belgian, local beers and special festive brews, plus a £10 voucher to use in the bar once it reopens. Email contact@strawberrythiefbar.com to order for collection or Bristol delivery (£3).

Moor Beer

This Bristol brewery have several mixed beer cases for you to choose from, as well as mini kegs and Moor-branded hoodies and t-shirts, all of which can be delivered across the UK and imnternationally. 

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Image: Moor Beer

Hyde at Home

This delivery service from the team behind some of Bristol's best-loved bars and restaurants has a selection of bottled cocktails, steak kits, wine boxes and more. Delivery is available to most Bristol postcodes, find out more here

The Milk Thistle Bristol cocktail deliveries
Image: The Milk Thistle, Hyde at Home

Cargo Cantina

If you're looking for some Mexican additions to your shelves, Cargo Cantina are selling a range of Mezcals and pre-made Margaritas alongside their meal options. Order via Deliveroo, or via click & collect from their restaurant in Wapping Wharf. 

Cargo Cantina Margaritas
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Brozen Bar

Stock up on some cocktail classics with the new bottled range from Brozen, available for deliver BS1-BS9 or collection from the bar.

  • Bonus tip: Espensen Spirit sell their range of infused gins and vodkas (including some limited edition festive flavours), cocktail gift sets and other locally-made drinks from their shop in East Bristol, available for delivery or click & collect.

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Image: Brozen

Bristol Cider Shop

The West Country's most well-known drink, and this Bristol institution is the place to go if you want to learn more or buy some cider-based gifts. They even sell a cider advent calendar!

  • Bonus tip: Another longstanding Bristol favourite is Avery's Wine Merchants, which has been selling wine in Bristol since 1793! Head to their online shop for an extensive range of wine cases, gifts and hampers.

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Image: Bristol Cider Shop

Experiences

Beer tours with Bristol Hoppers

Choose from several different brewery tour options, including self-guided audio tours as well as their regular tours which visit breweries around the city. Tours will start again in 2021.

The Bristol Food Tour

Gift vouchers are available for their tours of Bristol's best independent food & drink businesses, which they will resume in 2021.

  • Bonus tip: For a special at-home experience, order a feast prepared by a Bristol home cook via All About the Cooks.

The Bristol Food Tour
Image: The Bristol Food Tour

Jekka's

If you're looking for some green-fingered gifts, Jekka's Herb Farm sells coupons which can be used to buy gardening products in their online shop or for their herb masterclasses. They're also doing a special range of Christmas products and herb boxes.

Foodie experiences from Yuup

Browse an exciting range of food & drink experiences on Yuup's website, including cider tasting, pasta making, foraging workshops and vegan baking classes. They've also got plenty of Christmas gift suggestions if you're stuck! 

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Wine tours and tastings

Gift vouchers are available for wine tasting events from Clifton Wine School, including Introduction to Wine, WSET courses and virtual wine tasting events.

You can also book a tour or workshop at Limeburn Hill Biodynamic Vineyard just outside Bristol for wine enthusiasts, or Aldwick Estate Vineyard also run tours and tasting events, as well as selling their wines by the bottle or case

  • If you're looking for an at-home wine tasting experience, check out the online events from Avery's and KASK - the latter also does DIY wine tasting boxes which come with several taster measures of wine and notes.

Wine tasting Bristol

Afternoon tea

If you want to give someone an extra special treat, why not treat them to an elegant afternoon tea? Get one delivered from Heartfelt Vintage, or order vouchers for an afternoon tea at The Avon Gorge Hotel du Vin, De Vere Tortworth Court, Thornbury Castle, No.4 Clifton Village, Berwick Lodge or The Ivy Clifton Brasserie.

Cookery classes

Many of Bristol's cookery schools do gift vouchers for their classes, including Thai cookery lessons from My Thai Kitchen, a range of different cuisines and techniques at Cooking It, or Ruby and White for butchery skills or sausage making classes.

You can also book lessons or order gift vouchers for Papadeli and The Chocolate Tart.

My Thai Kitchen Bristol
Image: My Thai Kitchen

Vouchers

Many Bristol restaurants also offer the option to buy gift cards or vouchers if you want to treat a loved one to a special dinner, including:

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Related

Guilbert’s Chocolates Ltd
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Guilbert’s - the only remaining chocolate maker in the city of Bristol. 100 years of hand-crafting chocolates, luxury gift collections and a selection of your own choice available in store.

The Chocolate Tart Online Shop
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The Chocolate Tart Online Shop

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, The Chocoalate Tart have diversified their business from chocolate school to online chocolate shop!

Heartfelt Vintage
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Heartfelt Vintage Bristol

While they are unable to take bookings in their space they are operating an afternoon tea delivery service on Saturdays and Sundays so you can still enjoy their traditional afternoon tea in the comfort of your own home.

Papadeli Cafe/Deli
Café
Papadeli cafe counter

The deli is open for takeaway salads, savouries, bread, coffee, cake, frozen meals and all the delicious treats. To order hampers and frozen meals, cakes, catering, check out their shop or email info@papadeli.co.uk. Delivery available in Bristol with Good Sixty.

Bar 44 Clifton
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Bar 44 is a bar and restaurant that is accessible to all, a family friendly place, offering the highest quality ingredients that showcase their passion for Spanish food and culture

Friska - Park Street
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Friska was started with a simple idea; to open a place for breakfast, lunch and coffee which makes you feel great.

Harvey Nichols
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Harvey Nichols

Located in the heart of Bristol’s city centre, the boutique Harvey Nichols Store offers a luxury shopping and dining experience for the South West.

The 6 O'clock Gin Distillery Tour
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The 6 O'clock Gin Distillery Tour gives you unparalleled access to this Bristol distillery.

Moor Beer Co
Bar
Moor Beer Co

Their shop is currently open for takeaway and they are offering a free home delivery service in Bristol plus free courier delivery on orders over £50 nationwide

Hyde at Home
Home Delivery
The Milk Thistle Bristol whisky cocktail

You can now order bottles of pre-made cocktails, wine, beers, spirit packages and more on the new website, all safely delivered to your door within four miles of Bristol.

Cargo Cantina
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Cargo Cantina bar

CARGO Cantina is inspired by the authentic Cantinas of Mexico, traditionally forbidden to women, children and men in military uniform, where hombres used to drink around the bar with snacks.

Brozen Bar
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A cutting edge, young, vibrant liquid nitrogen cocktail bar, always putting innovation and memorable experiences ahead of everything they do.

Bristol Hoppers
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Bristol Hoppers

A guided walk through Bristol’s sights & craft beer scene. Each tour includes tastings at a brewery tap room or microbrewery, beers at their best pubs & some local history.

The Bristol Food Tour
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The Bristol Food Tour

Bristol is home to a wide range of fantastic independent eateries, and the tBFT team's expert guides are excited to guide you through Bristol's vibrant streets, stopping to sample and share the best of what they have to offer.

Jekka's
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Jekka’s is a family run culinary herb farm offering inspiring herb experiences from Open Days to Master Classes as well as plants, seeds, herbal infusions and illustrated gifts.

Yuup
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SUP Paddle Boarding

Yuup is a new online marketplace where you can book and gift local experiences in Bristol. Support your local community and discover exciting the things to do on your doorstep!

Clifton Wine School
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If you and your friends enjoy drinking wine, from Prosecco to Pinot, Clifton Wine School is the place to come. They do Gin and Beer tastings too.

Limeburn Hill Biodynamic Vineyard
Cooking / Wine Tasting
Tour at Limeburn Hill Biodynamic Vineyard

Limeburn Hill Biodynamic Vineyard is a small artisan vineyard near Chew Magna, on the edge of Bristol, offering vineyard tours and tastings of their natural wine.

Aldwick Estate Vineyard Tours & Wine Tasting
Vineyard
Aldwick Estate Vineyard Tours & Wine Tasting

Visit Somerset’s largest vineyard for a guided tour of their vines, with one of their knowledgeable tour guides, as well as a tasting of their available wines.

My Thai Kitchen
Cookery School
My Thai Kitchen

Fun and tasty Thai cooking classes with a Thai chef in Bristol. Small groups or private lessons. Take home a Thai dinner for two!

Cooking It!
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Cooking It!

Cooking it! is a fun and relaxed cookery school in the heart of Bristol, a stone’s throw from both the Whiteladies road and the Gloucester Road, in the trendy Chandos Road.