A special gift or a treat for the family, Christmas hampers are the perfect indulgence for the festive season. Here are five of the best

Raoul’s Luxurious Christmas Hamper
Raoul’s, Clifton Road, London W9 (020–7289 6649; www.raoulsgourmet.com)
From £35
Bespoke hampers with a selection of the deli’s extensive, luxurious offering, including fois gras, marinated olives, duck confit, Swedish cloudberry jam, truffle carpaccio and wine from the esteemed Banfi vineyard

Raoul's hamper

John Lewis Festive Selection Hamper
John Lewis (0845 604 9049; www.johnlewis.com)
£40
A cheery red box with John Lewis’s festive finest, including cranberry fudge, Maxwell and Franks brandy butter, Christmas pudding, Old Chapel Bakery handmade mince pies, Chapel Hill Chardonnay and NV Hungary Pinot Noir

John Lewis hamper

Harvey Nichols Christmas Essentials Hamper
Harvey Nichols (0845 604 1888; www.harveynichols.com)
£60
The ultimate indulgence, including Marc de Champagne Christmas pudding and chocolate truffles, mulled wine spice bundles, spiced biscuits, cranberry sauce with Burgundy, and Pandorino

Harvey Nichols hamper

Forman and Field Essentials Hamper
Forman and Field, Stour Road, London E3 (020-8525 2352; www.formanandfield.com)
£119.95
A wicker hamper with London cure smoked salmon, Alderton ham, Forman’s Christmas pudding, Colston Bassett Stilton, cranberry and port sauce, brandy butter, Ditty’s celery and pepper oaties, and chocolate truffles

Forman and field

Highgrove Christmas Treat Hamper
Highgrove shop, Tetbury, Gloucestershire (0845 521 4342; www.highgroveshop.com)
£49.95
A beautifully packaged hamper containing Highgrove Champagne, marzipan fruits and a luxury iced Christmas cake made of almonds, sultanas, raisins, cherries and citrus peel infused in Christmas spirit, topped with handmade Highgrove feathers

Highgrove hamper

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