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The 16 best Valentine’s Day gifts for foodies

Whether you're buying a present for a food-loving friend, family member or partner on 14th February, check out our favourite Valentine’s Day gifts for foodies.

Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift idea for the foodie in your life? Choose from our selection of unforgettable presents, including extra-special chocolates, cheese, coffee and booze, as well as fun foodie homewares and accessories.

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Prefer to show your love by cooking something special? We have plenty of Valentine’s Day recipe inspiration, from brunch and classy cocktails to romantic bakes. Or, why not give a homemade gift? Our Valentine’s Day gift recipe collection includes plenty of ideas, such as prosecco truffles, rhubarb-flavoured gin and boozy fudge. Looking for a special personalised gift? Treat your loved one to a bespoke My BBC Good Food cookbook filled with their favourite recipes, or hone their culinary skills with our online cookery courses.

The best Valentine’s Day gifts for 2021

Konditor best-seller brownie box

For anyone who loves dense, fudgy chocolate brownies, this best-seller box from Konditor is a must. It contains two classic chocolate brownies, plus two topped with cheesecake swirls.

Available from:
Konditor (£15)

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Falcon Enamel 3-pint jug

Ideal for serving drinks or displaying flowers, we love this 3-pint jug by Falcon Enamelware, available in various colourways.

Available from:
Falcon Enamelware (£34)
Amazon (£34)

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Tom Savano English Garden lychee martini

Combining elderflower vodka, a blend of dry Italian vermouths and lychee, this cute cocktail for two is crisp and light with floral notes and subtle lychee sweetness. Serve chilled over ice for a Valentine’s Day treat.

Available from:
Tom Savano (£12/200ml)

The Sous Chef Club monthly tasting box

Treat the adventurous foodie in your life to a subscription from specialist online grocer, Sous Chef. Each month they’ll receive a box of exciting ingredients, from San Marzano tomatoes to tonka beans. It’s truly the gift that keeps on giving!

Available from:
Sous Chef (£27.50 a month)

White Heron British framboise

Fresh, zesty and intensely raspberry-flavoured, this liqueur is made with Herefordshire raspberries and has the perfect balance of tart and sweet. Add a dash to a glass of champagne for a perfect Valentine’s Day aperitif, or try using it in cocktails.

Available from:
Ocado (£19.99)
Amazon (£19.99)

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Modern Standard Valentine’s Mocha Gift Box

Modern Standard’s 52% Columbian cacao hot chocolate makes proper rich and smooth hot chocolate. It’s delicious as it is, or pair with Modern Standard coffee to make a mocha.

Available from:
Modern Standard Coffee (£35)

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Craft whisky subscription box

Buying for a whisky fan? With this subscription, they can sample different small batch, artisan whiskies every two months.

Available from:
Craft Whisky Club (from £29.95 a month)

Four colourful snack boxes

Foodie snack boxes

If you’re searching for a gift that’s practical and budget-friendly, look no further than these cute foodie-themed boxes – great for keeping leftovers in, or taking food on-the-go.

Available from:
Paperchase (£8)

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Burts cheese mini gift set

Blue cheese lovers will go crazy for this gift set, which pairs creamy, earthy and nicely tangy Burt’s blue cheese with a sweet pear chutney and crisp sourdough crackers.

Available from:
Burts Cheese (£25)

Boska Partyclette Raclette set to go Oslo

This cute, candle-powered raclette set is a great size for a two-person cheese-themed party.

Available from:
Harts of Stur (£16.20)
Amara (£16.20)

Grind bean & ground coffee refillable tin

An ideal gift for the coffee lover in your life, this reusable tin in pretty pastel pink comes filled with either whole or ground coffee beans, straight from London’s Grind. We love the house blend, with notes of chocolate, but there’s also the lighter floral black blend or a decaf option.

Available from:
Grind (£9)

Latte ankle socks

These make a fun, budget-friendly gift for your favourite wannabe barista. We love the cute latte-art-design, and they come packed in a takeaway coffee cup.

Available from:
Ohh Deer (£11.50)

champagne and smoked salmon gift set

Forman & Field smoke & bubbles box

For an extra-special start to your Valentine’s Day dinner, treat your partner to champagne and smoked salmon. This gift set from Forman & Field includes their deliciously delicate-yet-meaty, grade-one London cure smoked salmon plus a bottle of bubbly.

Available from Forman & Field (£56.95)

Niederegger marzipan hearts

In love with a marzi-fan? Win them over this Valentine’s Day with a box of dark-chocolate-covered marzipan hearts.

Available from ChocolatesDirect.co.uk (from £3.19 for one)

Gin 1689

This incredibly smooth gin with notes of clove and aniseed has a unique story, having been recreated from a 300-year-old recipe made popular by King William III in 1689, hence the name. The gorgeous, royal-blue bottle with striking gold lettering makes it great for gifting too.

Available from: 
Master of Malt (£33.48)
Amazon (£33.48

PlayIn Choc JustChoc boxes

Vegans (and those with dairy, gluten and soy allergies) needn’t miss out on high-quality chocolate this Valentine’s Day. We love these silky, dairy-free chocolate pieces (available in milk or dark) that come embossed with little hearts. The packaging it completely compostable too!

Available from PlayIn Choc (£5.95)

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This review was last updated in January 2021. If you have any questions, suggestions for future reviews or spot anything that has changed in price or availability, please get in touch at goodfoodwebsite@immediate.co.uk.