The ultimate Christmas gift guide 2021: from hampers to stocking fillers

Incredible gift shopping in east London by Liverpool Street

This Christmas, be inspired by the beautiful shops and restaurants in and around 100 Liverpool Street.

Discover original and thoughtful gifts for everyone you know: whether they’re gadget lovers, foodies, fitness followers, wine/gin/beer connoisseurs or just love thoughtful gifts and stocking fillers. 

With glorious food hampers filled with Italian chocolate, Prosecco, cheese and panettone from Eataly; beauty buys at Space NK, Neom, L’Occitane, Kiehl’s and The Body Shop; elegant jewellery from Monica Vinader; brilliant ideas for him, her, teenagers, children and your Secret Santa plus tech, fashion, wellbeing, wine and food presents, gift sets and dining vouchers, you’ll be able to get all of your shopping done in one afternoon. 

Head to 100 Liverpool Street, browse in peaceful shops (with on-the-spot gift wrapping and helpful teams who can recommend ideas), enjoy coffee and cake at Broadgate’s huge array of independent cafes, take in a Christmas film at Everyman Broadgate then relax after a hard day’s shopping with cocktails, drinks and dinner at one of the acclaimed restaurants helpfully located right next door. 

You can also Click & Collect at Kiehl’s and The Body Shop using the Broadgate app – making shopping even easier. 

 

Foodie hampers and Italian delights at Eataly

For cheering festive vibes in the run-up to Christmas, you need to visit Eataly. Always a special place for gift ideas (their La Via del Dolce features beautifully presented boxes of Piedmont chocolates and a pick’n’mix that’s perfect for stockings plus a vast marketplace filled with Italian gin and beers, wines, biscuits and antipasti), this year Eataly are also presenting a range of Christmas hampers. 

Available to pre-order now, for delivery from 1st November, each hamper will be filled with food and drink chosen by Eataly experts (or shoppers can build their own bespoke selection for the Italianophile in their life). Download the Eataly Christmas gift guide. 

Each hamper includes festive products such as fine Italian chocolates from Baci, rich or fruity extra virgin olive oils, Langhe Doc Nebbiolo, Boscaiolo mushrooms and truffle sauce and regional specialities including the best pistachios in the world from Bronte, famous pasta from Gragnano and 36 months-aged Parmigiano Reggiano DOP. Plus, of course, a panettone. Corporate gifting is also available - just email christmaslondon@eataly.co.uk

Explore Eataly’s Christmas gift ideas

Christmas Hamper from Eataly

 

Headphones, wireless speakers and more at Tech Express

Filled with some of this Christmas’ most-wanted tech gifts: from wireless headphones to Bluetooth speakers and games consoles, the best bit about popping into Tech Express is its knowledgeable team who are on-hand to guide you through the very best brands. Featuring Beats, Bose, Sennheiser and Sony, this is the spot to pick up this year’s noise-cancelling Beats Studio Buds or Sony’s colourful and fun stocking filler: the SRS-XB01 speaker. With everything from hair dryers to kids’ tech, it’s Christmas sorted. 

Explore Tech Express

 

Cinema vouchers and membership from Everyman Broadgate

We’ve all missed the big screen and Everyman Broadgate has a range of inspired gifts for cinema lovers. Membership gifts range from £95 for seven tickets (and bring a free guest on Mondays) to £600 for unlimited visits for one person and a guest while you can also pick up a gift voucher for the cinephile in your life featuring their favourite movie star such as Judy Garland or Chadwick Boseman. 

Find Christmas gift ideas at Everyman

Interior of Everyman

 

Personalised wellbeing boxes and pods from Neom

This year Neom has partnered with the Mental Health Foundation to create some beautiful gift sets: all of which are centred round their core tenets of sleep, stress, energy and mood. Their limited edition sets of two candles and an essential oil feature a Christmas Wish (which includes their cult mandarin, cinnamon and tonka bean candle that conjures up Christmas instantly), Perfect Peace and Real Luxury while their bright and beautiful stocking fillers have pillow mists, hand balms and mini candles. 

They’ve also got a beautiful 12-day countdown to Christmas box which includes travel candles, facials cream and body cleansers – the perfect complement to the newly launched Wellbeing Pod Luxe. Designed to scent large, open-plan spaces in minutes with its own remote control, simply choose which Neom natural oil blend is best (that’s why you need to visit in-store) and it’s Christmas morning sorted. 

Browse Neom’s Christmas selection

Neom advent calendar

 

Festive and sustainable gift sets and Secret Santa buys at Kiehl’s

Kiehl’s is like stepping into the very heart of Christmas. This year they’ve collaborated with French illustrator Marylou Faure to create limited edition bright and festive packaging for all of their cult buys including the miracle worker Midnight Recovery Concentrate which anyone will be thrilled to find in their Christmas stocking. 

There are also beautiful gifts sets for every age range: we love the Iconic Skincare Set which includes all of the brand’s best sellers (Deluxe Creme de Corps and the new Deluxe Calendula Herbal-Extract Toner) in FSC-certified box that uses zero plastics and the Welcome Kits for both Beginners and Experts. The team are so cheerful and welcoming – plus they’re all too happy to recommend ideas if you’re stuck. For an extra special early present, their Advent Calendar is set to be one of this Christmas’s biggest buys.

Find out more about Kiehl’s Christmas

Kiehl's advent calendar

 

The best gifts for teens, vegans and grooming at The Body Shop

Pop into The Body Shop and the team will have your Christmas list planned in no time. With beautiful Christmas sets designed for every recipient: Love Plums bath bombs for tweens, Fuzz Nuzzle Beard Care kits for men, Clean Glean Tea Tree Skincare sets for teens, vegan Lovely Clean Lemon handcare and stocking fillers such as lip balms, shower gel trios and Argan Oil body scrubs, you can’t go wrong. 

Explore Christmas at The Body Shop

Grooming set from The Body Shop

 

Workout vouchers from 1Rebel 

The ultimate wellbeing present that’ll see them through 2022… While 1Rebel London might tag their vouchers with the line “Give the gift of pain”, they’ll still be well received with credit available from £20-£500 to buy them Reshape, Rumble or Ride classes at Broadgate. They also do a special starter pack of three classes for £29 which is incredible and once tried they’ll be back time and time again. 

Find out more at 1Rebel

 

Party shoes from Dune London

As we slowly start to embrace the return of a social Christmas, head to Dune London for their inspiring selection of men’s and women’s shoes. From boxfresh trainers to the highest of heels, they’ve got every look covered plus you may even find the perfect gift for the shoe lover in your life. 

Uncover the Dune London collection

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Luxury presents from Watches of Switzerland

For a show-stopping gift on Christmas morning, Watches of Switzerland showcases the world’s leading luxury brands including Rolex, Patek Phillippe, Cartier, Chanel, TagHeuer and Breguet. Or take a trip to the store together for a Christmas present in itself. Book a showroom here and choose the timepiece of a lifetime (with maybe a trip to Yauatcha City to follow). 

Explore Watches of Switzerland here

Exterior image of Watches of Switzerland

 

Dainty and statement jewellery from Monica Vinader

Monica Vinader is the only British demi-fine jewellery brand to have been awarded the Butterfly Mark by Positive Luxury for sustainability and fans include everyone from Indya Moore, Hailey Bieber and Bella Hadid to the Duchess of Cambridge and Kerry Washington. The collection includes stacking necklaces, show-stopping cocktail rings, MV x Doina (vintage-inspired pieces with gem stones and chain), modern pearls and beautiful bangles. With on-site personalisation, book a concierge appointment at Broadgate and discover the perfect gift for Christmas. 

Explore the designs

 

Wine at Uncorked

Decanter magazine’s best wine shop in London (for 2019), Uncorked should be your first port of call for wine – whether that’s for yourself. They’re renowned for sourcing and selling small parcels of high-quality wines, leaving no corner uncovered in establishing a huge range of classic and eclectic bottles. Their selection is huge and stock is updated frequently and it’s the perfect place to stock up on Champagne, Burgundy and cases for Christmas. 

Find out more at Uncorked

 

Fashion buys for her and him at Tommy Hilfiger

Unwrap cashmere scarves, beanies, jumpers and gloves this Christmas with Tommy Hilfiger’s incredible selection for men and women. For enduring, classic pieces, the store has wool blend coats, ankle boots, instantly iconic crossover bags, jeans and wax jackets while the kids’ collection has Christmas totally covered with newborn puffa trousers and shoes alongside dresses and button-up polos. Beautifully presented and carefully wrapped, this is winter gifting made easy. 

Be inspired at Tommy Hilfiger

Male and female models wearing winter clothes from Tommy Hilfiger

 

Diptyque candles and Charlotte Tilbury at Space NK

No one can walk into Space NK in the run-up to Christmas and come out empty handed. Filled to the brim with beautiful and covetable gifts (their in-house beauty advent calendar and Shimmering Spice candle are legendary), they’re the best place to find some of 2021’s biggest beauty brands including Charlotte Tilbury (her Pillow Talk Dreams Come True Set is everything a beauty fan could want), Diptyque sets, Acqua di Parma, Drunk Elephant, Jo Loves, Nursem, Cowshed and Boy Smells. Talk to the team, let them wrap up your gifts and relax in the knowledge that everyone is pleased to get a Space NK gift under the tree. 

Christmas ideas at Space NK

 

French beauty icons at L’Occitane

Famous for its incredible chic shea butter and Immortelle Divine collections, L’Occitane is filled to the brim with beautiful ideas that reflect the brand’s Provencal roots. Whether it’s fun baubles for the tree or a carefully edited gift set (our favourites include the Shaving & Body Gift Set, the Face Care Gift Set, the Immortelle Divine Skincare Gift Set which features and the Shea Winter Walk Bodycare Gift Set with notes of fig and sandalwood) wrapped up in their signature sustainable gift paper, L’Occitane is pure Christmas.

Discover the L’Occitane Christmas selection

L'Occitane christmas gift set

 

Preppy presents at Gant

Houndstooth check suit pants, skinny leather pants, Fair Isle sweaters, blazers and print dresses… Gant’s aesthetic is perfect for cold Christmas morning walks and family get togethers. Head in-store and discover the perfect gift to suit the man or woman in your life with the younger selection spanning newborn to teens. Plus with pocket squares, sunglasses, socks, scarves and hats – you’ve got your smaller buys also sorted. 

See the full collection at Gant

Store front of Gant

 

Dining experiences and gift cards from across Broadgate’s restaurants

Start with a gin adventure from Mrs Fogg’s (a welcome cocktail and immersive experience creating your own gin at the EnGINe Room's distillery) then move onto a coffee subscription from Grind London, beautiful cookbooks and vouchers at Comptoir Libanais, gift cards and wine at Gaucho, give The Botanist bottomless brunch or sign up someone you love for Bar Douro’s incredible wine club. Or simply book a table at any of the above and enjoy your Christmas shopping in style. You’ve earned it. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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