Best 10 Afternoon Tea Gifts For Christmas

by The Team

With Christmas just around the corner, it can be overwhelming trying to think of thoughtful gifts for everyone on your list. We've rounded up 10 gifts you can order online which will be sent for you, so you can avoid post office queues and choose from the comfort of your sofa! 

1. Christmas Letterbox Macarons - From £25

Forget the usual chocolates - imagine the delight in receiving perfectly boxed macarons in the post! You can gift just that!. Includes 18 mouthwatering Macarons in limited edition flavours - orange, mince pie and snow ball. Find out more here

2. Fortnum & Mason Spode Teacup, Teapot & Creamer Christmas Decorations - £28

Deck the halls with these tea-rrific Teacup, Teapot & Creamer Christmas Decorations from Spode. Exquisitely detailed, the matching ornament trio feature a nostalgic illustration of a Christmas tree and hang from a red ribbon. Find out more here

3. Fortnum's Cake Stand Christmas Decoration 

What says Festive Afternoon Tea more than a minature glittered Afternoon Tea stand complete with cakes, scones and pastries? Find out more here

4. Fortnum & Mason Alex Monroe Cup & Saucer Necklace

London-based jewellery designer Alex Monroe has been designing and making jewellery for 30 years and Fortnum & Mason were thrilled to have collaborated with him to bring you this exclusive collection. Specialising in elegant jewellery pieces, Alex Monroe has taken icons from Fortnum & Mason and created miniature pieces of exquisite jewellery and wearable art. It's no secret that its always time for tea at Fortnums, so why not wear this adorable teacup and saucer wherever you go. Find out more here

5. Emma Bridgewater Hearts Small Glass Cake Stand Boxed

A stunning cake deserves a stunning stand! Share the love with this unique hand etched piece. The perfect gift for the avid baker. Find out more here

6. Christmas Letterbox Gift Set - £27

Send some Christmas cheer in the post with this gift set. Personalise with a Christmas card included and it will be delivered by your preferred date. Your giftee will enjoy delicious treats such as festive biscuits, salted caramel shortbread cookies, cranberry, orange and white chocolate flapjack, plus more! All complimented with toasted oats and ginger bake winter warmer tea! Delicious! Find out more here

7. Black Regal Peacock Breakfast Cup Gift Set - £57

Featuring a beautiful palette of rich black and white, this 3 piece Black Regal Peacock Breakfast Cup Gift Set brings the charms of the English tea room to the table. Presented in an elegant gift box, inspired by packaging crates used to send Burleigh around the world, this Black Regal Peacock Breakfast Cup Gift Set makes a beautiful gift for both tea lovers and Burleigh collectors. Find out more here

8. Emma Bridgewater Personalised Bumblebee 2 Mug Teapot - £40.95

An Afternoon Tea lover's gift guide wouldn't be complete without a teapot! We love this Emma Bridgewater design, which you can have customised with your very own personal message. Other lovely designs include polka dots, flowers, stars and more! Find out more here

9. Fortnum & Mason A Merry Christmas Hamper

A Merry Christmas requires a great many things, but chief among them are good food, good drink and good company – three things this aptly named hamper promises in abundance with toast-ready tipples, dunk-worthy biscuits, scrumptious savoury delights, chocolate treats, festive tableware and lest we forget the trusty ‘Christmas & Other Winter Feasts cookbook. Find out more here

10. Fortnum & Mason Top Hat Tea Strainer

This silicone surrounded stainless steel Top Hat Tea Strainer allows you to brew your favourite loose-leaf tea directly in the cup. Watch as the fine mesh holds back the leaves while its generous size allows the full flavour of the tea to come through. Find out more here Logo

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