Whether year-long gift memberships to top attractions or one-of-a-kind experiences in London, these London gifts make perfect presents for friends and family. Treat them to unique Christmas gifts, birthday prezzies and much more.
If you’re not sure what they’d like, buy them London gift vouchers so they can choose from exciting tours, attractions and day trips.
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Luxury afternoon tea
Foodie treats don’t come much more indulgent than afternoon tea – and London has plenty of top-end teas to tantalise the tastebuds.
Spoil your spouse over the festive season with tea for two at one of London’s Christmas afternoon tea spots in luxury hotels and restaurants. Or enjoy bubbles with your friends by booking a special champagne afternoon tea.
It they prefer the whimsical, one of London’s unusual afternoon teas is the perfect gift for a memorable, Insta-worthy moment.
Do you have a budding mixologist among your family or friends or want to gift that special someone a memorable experience for Christmas? Shake things up with a gift of a cocktail masterclass in London*.
Share canapés while crafting cocktails at an immersive experience at The Rubens* or create magical concoctions at The Cauldron*, mix cool drinks at Buddha-Bar or craft your own mixes at Heddon Street Kitchen.
Gifts from Fortnum & Mason
Spoil friends and family with a hamper from Fortnum & Mason*, the luxury department store that's famed for foodie treats and stylish accessories.
London gin experiences
Masterclasses, distillery tours, tastings… gin lovers will be given the perfect tonic with one of these London gin experiences*.
Book a spot for a gin masterclass at Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen, go on a tour of Bermondsey Distillery, or see London from a vintage Routemaster bus with Brigit’s Bakery’s Gin Afternoon Tea London Bus Tour featuring gin cocktails, sandwiches, scones and cakes.
Luxury spa days in London
Who doesn’t love a bit of pampering after the busy Christmas period? London’s spas are perfect for a few hours of relaxation, making a spa day* the perfect gift your loved ones.
Book them into a relaxing day at the Athenaeum Spa in Mayfair with a prosecco for two* or enjoy spa treatments for two at The Montcalm Royal London House.
For added spoiling, pick a luxury spa day with an indulgent afternoon tea for two at the 5* Chelsea Harbour Hotel* or combine spa treatments with lunch at the SPA at Sofitel London St James.
Luxury train journeys from London
Experience the Golden Age of Travel aboard Belmond British Pullman* with a five-hour tour for two through the English countryside from London Victoria Station. Cosy up in the vintage carriages and be treated to a glass of champagne and a five-course lunch with half a bottle of wine each, as the Kentish scenery whizzes by.
Other Belmond British Pullman options include an immersive Murder Mystery* trip with a five-course lunch and the 10-hour Best of Britain Day Excursion* taking in Bath, Cambridge and more stops as you travel through pretty countryside from London Victoria Station.
Helicopter ride in London
Are you buying for a thrill-seeker with a head for heights? Let them see London from above with an amazing helicopter tour of London* or a once-in-a-lifetime flying experience.
Perfect for keen photographers or the adventurous, these flying experiences give them unique views of London icons such as Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and The London Eye. Choose from short helicopter rides over London, to longer trips or those including lunch.
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Gift memberships for London venues
Many of London’s top museums and galleries have membership schemes offering priority booking and special previews for new exhibitions, members’ events and more.
Gift membership to some of London’s top attractions such as leafy Kew Gardens, family favourites ZSL London Zoo and Royal Museums Greenwich, or historic spots with Historic Royal Palaces and English Heritage.
Private dining in London
If a meal at one of London’s fancy restaurants isn’t quite enough, book a space ahead of time for a festive meal with your loved ones this winter. Private dining in London is available at many Michelin-starred eateries and upscale restaurants which are nicely decorated with beautiful ornaments and Christmas stockings.
Follow in the footsteps of Kate Middleton at The Goring, feast on French fare behind a sparkly Insta-worthy curtain at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, or, for something a little different, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal serves up its quirky menu in a private Tudor-style room.