The best Advent Calendars for Foodies

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From teas to food and even hot chocolate lovers, we’ve searched for the best Advent Calendars for foodies to get you in the festive mood. Here’s our pick on what’s on offer and where you can get your hands on them.

Bird & Blend Tea Co. Advent Calendar £38

Offering double the tea delight, every day offers x2 tea parcels in a taste sensation of flavours;

Christmas flavours like Snowball, Mulled Cider and Cold Weather Warrior as a well a fan faves Morning Kick and Mojitea

100% plastic free & recyclable packaging (and plastic free tea bags!)

Boasting wonderfully festive flavours such as; Gingerbread Chai & Snowball.

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The Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar for Two By Whittard of Chelsea £70

For Hot Chocolate Lovers

Tis’ the season for chocolate-filled merriment.

24 days dedicated to all things hot chocolate.  There’s 12 delectable flavours to discover, from Whittard’s signature Luxury and Luxury White to creative, cutting-edge concoctions Sticky Toffee Pudding and Cookies & Cream, with double servings nestled in each drawer.

Showcased in a glamourous star themed patterned calendar, it’s a gift that can be treasured for years to come.

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Hotel Chocolat Dark Chocolate Advent Calendar £13

For those with a taste for the darker things in life, this dark chocolate advent calendar will bring a smile to your face with its solid chocolate sculptures and uplifting message. We’ve moulded the cutest festive figures for our advent calendar; from enchanted spruces to frosty snowmen, you’ll find a Christmas surprise behind every door. We can’t think of a better way to count down the days until Christmas!

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Paxton & Whitfield cheese advent calendar £150

For Cheese Lovers

The ultimate advent calendar for cheese lovers.  24 individual boxes in 3 fresh, festive deliveries.

Recipients will receive three fresh deliveries of eight hand-cut and hand-wrapped, advent artisan cheese boxes in December. The first advent parcel will be delivered on 30th November, followed by the second on 7th December and the final advent parcel on 15th December.

One cheese per day to savour in the run up to Christmas Day. An immersive cheese tasting and learning experience – each individually numbered advent box contains a factsheet with more information about the cheese, its maker and pairing or recipe ideas.

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Venchi Prestige Advent Calendar £45

From Dickens’ Christmas Carol to Andersen’s classics, the Christmas spirit lives on through tales passed down from generation to generation, told around the tree on Christmas eve.

The Venchi Prestige Advent Calendar pays tribute to a fairytale world filled with magic: a colourful Christmas tree is the backdrop for a group of joyous dancing creatures awaiting Father Christmas with the same excitement we felt as kids. An assortment of 31 iconic Venchi chocolates hidden in small drawers, for a delicious Venchi experience right down to the last bite!

The Tea & Infusion Advent Calendar By Whittard of Chelsea £70

A tea lover’s dream

Explore a tremendous 18 teas from our range – you’ll find unique Whittard blends and renowned single origins. There are four individually wrapped teabags in 23 of the drawers, and two, along with a little extra gift to start your journey, in the first drawer.

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The Little Boys Room Beer Countdown Advent Calendar £110

This fun Beer Advent Calendar is filled to the brim with beer counting down to Christmas has never been so much fun

Behind each of the 24 windows is a bottle of beer.

The beers hidden within your calendar are guaranteed to wet your palate for new tastes.

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Bird & Blend Tea Co. Matcha Advent Calendar £52

For Matcha Lovers!!

Hand packed with love and containing brand new limited edition flavours and fan faves in mini tins, this Matcha Advent Calendar is perfect for newbies and matcha lovers!

A new flavour every day, each in its own resealable tin containing enough matcha for 2 cups per tin…48 servings in total!

Limited edition flavours including Honey Bunny & Nordic Berry, plus brand new flavours, Raspberry Ripple, Strawberries and Cream, Banana Matcha & Spiced Pumpkin Pie Matcha

The calendar can be pre-ordered online now and is available online and in-store from 1st November.

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Fortnum & Mason’s feasting advent calendar for 2022

Eat, drink and be merry this Christmas with Fortnum’s Feasting Advent Calendar. Jam-packed with a veritable feast of gourmet delights – from classic teas, biscuits, chocolate and confectionery to mouth-watering preserves, condiments and festive tipples – This scrumptious Feasting Advent Calendar will ensure each December morning is even more delicious than the last. 

Available at Fortnum & Mason

Virgin Wines Advent Calendar £89.99

The ultimate alcohol filled calendar boasting 25 reds, whites and rosé… with a full-size bottle for you to enjoy on Christmas Day. Expect customer favourites and best-selling wines from around the world including exclusive and limited-edition bottles.

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Carluccio's artisan advent calendar for 2022 £95

Enjoy the authentic taste of Italy this Christmas with artisanal Italian produce behind every door. Products range from store cupboard staples such as extra virgin olive oil, organic Italianavera tomatoes and Sugo alle Arrabbiata pasta sauce through to authentic sweet treats like Amaretti Tradizionale!

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The Naked Marshmallow Co Advent Calendar £20

The world’s first Gourmet Marshmallow Advent Calendar  featuring twelve delicious flavours. Behind each door, you’ll find a delicious piece of handmade gourmet marshmallow in a selection of sumptuous flavours.

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Cocktail Advent Calendar £170

Get the Christmas party started with this glorious advent calendar containing 24 cans of premixed cocktails. Just add ice and a garnish!

Behind each of the 24 windows is a 200-250ml can of premixed cocktail, meaning you can just pour and enjoy straight away

A variety of cocktails from five different brands are included.

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Decadent Charbonnel et Walker Advent Calendar £75

The Charbonnel et Walker Christmas Advent Calendar is filled with a signature selection of our much loved Fine Milk and Dark Chocolates and Truffles.

The countdown to Christmas is showcased in spectacular style, open a drawer each day to reveal a delicious chocolate treat, crafted by one of Britain’s much cherished chocolatiers.

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The 12 Days of Organic Christmas Advent Calendar £45

Give the gift of organic this Christmas with The 12 Days of Organic Christmas Advent Calendar,Abel & Cole’s first, limited-edition advent calendar. A carefully-curated collection sustainable treasures and vouchers, including a £5 donation to provide a delicious, warm meal for a child this Christmas.

From warming, spiced teas to restorative Elderberry Syrup and organic sweet treats, there’s all manner of planet-friendly goodies to discover.

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Nespresso Original Advent Calendar £45

For Coffee Lovers

Nespresso has launched its range of coffee advent calendars for 2022. Inside are 24 pods all with different coffees, including an extra treat for the last day. Three of the blends have been co-created with renowned French pastry chef Pierre Hermé.

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A Whisky Tour of Scotland £160

A journey across Scotland to select 24 rare and aged single cask and blended expressions from the five Scotch whisky regions to offer the perfect advent calendar for Whisky enthusiasts.

 These limited release casks offer the very best of aged, old and rare Scotch whiskies.

Presented in the form of a cabinet, handmade in wood and finished in the same way as a traditional whisky cabinet, it’s the perfect place to keep and store miniatures long after Christmas too. Each 50ml dram is bottled straight from the cask and represents an expression of some of the best whiskies Scotland has to offer from leading distilleries.

Available at Harvey Nichols

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