Season’s greetings, London! Struggling for Christmas gift inspiration? Relax – we’ve got this. Our Christmas gift guide is packed with ideas sure to satisfy even the trickiest of friends and family members. Seriously, even the really picky ones. Gifts for dads? Gifts for girlfriends? Totally sorted. And the rest? Whether you’re buying for those into food, fashion, furnishings or football, we’ve got Christmas gift ideas covered.
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Christmas gift guide
Food lovers and homebodies
Beauty and the geeks
Kids and stocking fillers
Musos and sporty types
Postable presents and competitions
Gifts for pets and charitable presents
Christmas gift guide: pets
Pimp your pets this Christmas with our pick the best festive gifts for your animal companions
Ten charitable Christmas gift ideas
We've rounded up ten of the best gifts that give back, so you can help raise money for some very good causes as you spread tidings of comfort and joy.
More Christmas shopping in London
Christmas markets and fairs in London
Looking for gift inspiration? Look no further than London's Christmas markets and fairs. Among a raft of special festive events you'll find foodie gifts, hand-crafted pressies and usually a bit of glühwein to help you get into that merry spirit.
Five of the best personalised Christmas gifts
Personalised gifts are an easy way to please even the fussiest family member on your Christmas gift list – after all, who could turn down a cosy custom-made jumper, or a monogrammed pair of pants? Here are five of the best Christmas customisation options – just remember to get your orders in early, as the personal touch takes a little extra time. For more festive shopping inspiration, try London's best Christmas markets and fairs, or bend your joyful footsteps to one of the capital's best shops for Christmas gifts. RECOMMENDED: More Christmas fun in London
Time Out Christmas Offers
Don't fight your way through crowded shops and aggro queues this Christmas, buy your gifts online with us instead! Time Out Offers have a great selection of experiences, products and events on sale which are perfect for even the fussiest giftee this Christmas. From cultural activities to cooking workshops and a very special offer on the Time Out Card, you can treat your nearest and dearest to a gift that they will think cost a whole lot more than it actually did. Result.
12 of the best Christmas jumpers
Christmas jumpers are hot stuff. Whether you're wrapping yourself up in a vintage sweater or you're rocking a comedy pullover, there's no better way to show your appreciation for the festive season (or cover that Christmas excess). Not only will a giant cartoon Christmas jumper go down a storm at the office party, but you're also bound to dazzle when you're out for a Christmas catch-up. Be sure to get yours in time for Christmas Jumper Day (Friday December 18), crank up the volume for our pick of the 50 best Christmas songs and let the good tidings begin. RECOMMENDED: More Christmas fun in London