From Cream Teas To Bottomless Brunch: 6 Foodie Gifts To Give This Christmas

Food & Drink
15th November 2023
foodie christmas gifts

In partnership with travelzoo

Skip the bath salts and overpriced socks, gift the foodie in your life an experience that will bring a smile to their faces come December 25th. 

As much as we love to open a classic chocolate selection box, this Christmas we’re looking for more heartfelt gifts. Travelzoo is your one-stop shop for all foodie Christmas gifts this holiday season, from decadent afternoon teas to memory-making bottomless brunches. 

To help you out, we’ve rounded up six of Travelzoo’s brilliant foodie experience gifts that we’re loving for Christmas.  

1. Three-Course Meal & Champagne At The Lanesborough Grill

Best For: Bridgerton vibes

Treat the foodie in your life to a five-star experience that they’ll remember for a lifetime. The Lanesborough is a London institute and firm Handbook favourite, and you don’t have to stay overnight to experience the hotel’s offerings in full effect. 

With Travelzoo, you can experience the hotel’s regency-inspired restaurant at a fraction of the usual price. Headed up by acclaimed Executive Chef Shay Cooper, The Lanesborough Grill focuses on modern British cuisine and champions the finest seasonal, quality ingredients. Travelzoo’s offer includes an immaculate three-course meal with a glass of Champagne, priced at £49.50pp. All set inside the restaurant’s stunning interiors – think cream pillars, gilded walls and a giant glistening chandelier overhead – you won’t be disappointed.

2. Bottomless Brunch For 2 At The Royal Horseguards

Best For: Brunch lovers

the royal horseguard - foodie christmas gifts

There’s brunch and then there’s five-star brunch. We all know someone obsessed with brunch, this Christmas make their gift extra magical with the Royal Horseguards Hotel’s must-try bottomless brunch. 

Located in the hotel’s One Twenty One Two restaurant, your Travelzoo offer includes a two-course bottomless brunch menu for two. Expect 90 minutes of free-flowing sparkling wine, draught beer or soft drinks, accompanied by all your favourite classic brunch dishes.

3. Four-Course Meal & Prosecco At Yaatra

Best for: A journey through food

Located inside the old Westminster Fire Station, you can expect to embark on a foodie adventure through the cities and towns across India. Led by Executive Chef Amit Bagyal (formerly Michelin-starred restaurant Benares), Yaatra specialises in modern Indian cuisine, combining traditions and flavours in a refined setting. 

With Travelzoo’s offer, you can dine on a four-course Indian set menu with a glass of Prosecco for just £29pp. This is the perfect gift for those who love discovering new dishes from around the world. 

4. Three-Course Sunday Lunch & Live Jazz At Boisdale, Canary Wharf

Best For: Music foodies

With the cooler months to come, make their winter extra special and opt for a cosy three-course Sunday lunch gifting experience. Home to views overlooking the fountains of Cabot Square, Boisdale of Canary Wharf’s jazz Sunday lunch is hugely popular. You’ll be listening to 1930s-style jazz and swing while dining. 

Menu highlights include crispy squid with chilli and tellicherry pepper; slow roast loin of rare breed saddleback pork with goose fast roasties, caramelised apple sauce and all the trimmings; and sticky toffee pudding with Cornish clotted cream. Available to redeem at Canary Wharf’s Boisdale location, Travelzoo’s offer comes complete with a three-course Sunday lunch for two accompanied by live jazz.

5. Three-Course Meal With Wine For 2 At The Clermont

Best For: Pre-theatre dining

If you’re looking for a foodie Christmas gift to go alongside theatre tickets, The Clermont is the perfect place for pre- or post-theatre dining. Its West End location is super handy and minutes from London’s bustling theatres. 

Travelzoo’s offer includes a three-course meal for two from a special Travelzoo set menu and a glass of Palladiano Durello Spumante each. Choose from the likes of buttermilk chicken tenders with chipotle mayo and rainbow slaw; The Clermont beef burger with streaky bacon, melted cheese, slaw and salad in a brioche-style bun; and baked vanilla cheesecake with clotted cream ice cream and crumble.

6. Afternoon Tea For 2 At SOUND Café At The Cumberland

Best For: A twist on afternoon tea

For a twist on traditional afternoon tea, look to the SOUND Café’s tempting offering. Located inside The Cumberland Hotel, where music icons like Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan and Stevie Wonder were all once frequent guests, this is the perfect experience for music and foodies alike. 

Travelzoo’s afternoon tea experience for two includes tasty treats such as Belgian waffle fingers, mac ‘n’ cheese toasties, churros with chocolate dipping sauce and mini strawberry cheesecake or cookies and cream shakes. 

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