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16 Christmas kitchen gifts: from tableware to gadgets

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From coveted Smeg blenders to amazing tableware from Donna Wilson, these are the kitchen gifts for 2021

The foodie in your life is possibly one of the easiest people to buy for – for which we are very very grateful… From chocolate presents and cheese delights to hampers from restaurants and chefs to incredible bottles of craft cocktails, gin and natural wines, it’s easy to find them something they’ll love this Christmas especially as so many independent firms are coming up with new and exciting releases this year. But finding them something they’ll be able to cherish beyond Christmas – alongside the edible and drinkable buys – is also a crucial life skill. That’s where our covetable list of kitchenware comes in…

From blenders, juicers, the best coffee machine you can lay your hands on and clever wine gadgets to gorgeous tableware, ceramics, textiles and useful bits, we’ve selected some of the greatest gifts for Christmas 2020. Bright, beautiful, innovative and original, these kitchenware buys are designed to make chefs’ lives easier or just add a bit of offbeat joy and prettiness to their kitchen counters and tablescaping.

Read on to discover the 21 best Christmas gifts for anyone who loves cooking, mixing, opening drinks, setting out a fabulous table or just wants their recipes read aloud to them… 

  • Tinted bubble glass tumblers from Maison Du Monde

    Tinted Bubble Glass Tumblers from Maison Du Monde
    Best kitchen gifts for Christmas: Tinted Bubble Glass Tumblers from Maison Du Monde

    Maison Du Monde has a huge selection of beautiful kitchen and tableware this Christmas but we particularly love these bright and beautiful tumblers – perfect for water glasses

    Shop Tinted Bubble Glass Tumblers at Maison Du Monde, £27

  • Corn apron from Bonita Ivie Prints

    Corn Apron from Bonita Ivie Prints
    Best kitchen gifts for Christmas: Corn Apron from Bonita Ivie Prints

    Bonita Ivie Prints make colourful and iconic designs and this corn print apron boasts a roomy front pocket for stashing bits and pieces while you work.  

    Shop Corn Apron at Bonita Ivie Prints, £25

  • Nessie kitchen utensil from The Letteroom

    Nessie Kitchen Utensil from The Letteroom
    Best kitchen gifts for Christmas: Nessie Kitchen Utensil from The Letteroom

    Nessie looks great but is also a brilliant cooking buy. Pick either the ladle or the colander or get the set of two for a useful mythological beast (maybe) to have round the kitchen

    Shop Nessie Kitchen Utensil at The Letteroom, from £17.95

  • Leopard salt and pepper shakers from Liberty London

    Leopard Salt and Pepper Shakers from Liberty London
    Best kitchen gifts for Christmas: Leopard Salt and Pepper Shakers from Liberty London

    Add a little bit of the leopard trend to your tabletop with this ceramic pair of salt and pepper pots. 

    Shop leopard salt and pepper shakers from Liberty London, £28

  • Thermapen Classic thermometer

    Thermapen Classic thermometer
    Best kitchen gifts for Christmas: Thermapen Classic thermometer

    Once you’ve got a Thermapen classic thermometer there’s no turning back. Perfect for cooking meat just prod it into the roast and voila: perfectly cooked. 

    Shop Thermapen Classic thermometer at Thermapen, £51.60

  • Lepidoptera tray from Also The Bison

    Lepidoptera Tray from Also The Bison
    Best kitchen gifts for Christmas: Lepidoptera Tray from Also The Bison

    This tray is a piece of art as each butterfly has been hand painted in watercolour by London-based designer Maddie Chambers before being digitally printed in Sweden onto a sustainable pressed birch wood tray.

    Shop Lepidoptera tray at Also The Bison, £35

  • Red and pink tea towel trio from Quirk & Rescue

    Red and Pink Tea Towel Trio from Quirk & Rescue
    Best kitchen gifts for Christmas: Red and Pink Tea Towel Trio from Quirk & Rescue

    Quirk & Rescue is known for its brilliant and original designs (we love the font tea towels) and these new designs have won our hearts and minds. 

    Shop red and pink tea towel trio at Quirk & Rescue, £28 for three

  • ENA 8 from Jura

    ENA 8 from Jura
    Best kitchen gifts for Christmas: ENA 8 from Jura

    So how much do you love the coffee drinker in your life? With a grinder for fresh coffee and settings including ristretto and macchiato, this is the investment barista machine.  

    Shop ENA 8 at Jura, £975

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Francesca Brown

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