Eye on London - Christmas Gift Guide 2017
- Monday December 11th 2017
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London from the inside Monday 11th - Sunday 17th December 2017
We love Christmas for being one of the times of the year that you get to spoil the people you love with gifts that they will hopefully love (and get a few in return!) If you’ve got a long list of recipients it can be really tricky to find that perfect present, so we’ve put together our 2017 Christmas gift guide with presents that are certain to delight.* And there’s a new Christmas Presents Wrapped playlist on our Spotify @OfficialLondonEye to wrap them all to!
*Other presents are available.
THE PERFECT PRESENT FOR COFFEE LOVERS
Buy them tickets to the London Coffee Festival in the Old Truman Brewery in April. Early bird tickets are now on sale and your visit will include coffee and food tastings, workshops, talks, masterclasses and a tote!
DELICIOUS GIFTS FOR FOODIES
Impress them twice with a restaurant voucher for somewhere they probably haven’t already been. May we suggest the brand new Londrino in Southwark, Black Axe Mangal in Islington or veggie fine dining at Vanilla Black, Chancery Lane.
FOR THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING
You can’t go wrong with a nice North Face fleece. It’ll keep them warm on their walk home from work in the winter, on those early morning runs or popping out to get the paper on the weekend.
FOR SPECIAL PERSON IN YOUR LIFE
Make some more amazing memories with them by taking them to new heights with a trip on the Coca-Cola London Eye.
FOR THE FRIEND WHO’S ALWAYS CHECKING IN AT HEATHROW
It might be winter, but if your friend loves jetting off then get them a new beach bag or sarong. You can almost guarantee no one else will get them one as they’re hard to track down in the shops at the moment. Try Etsy for some beautiful handmade pieces.
THE TOP GIFT TO HAND MAKE THIS YEAR
Trend alert! Macramé is back and better than ever. Tie yourself in knots and make your friends this macramé plant hanger with jersey yarn made from recycled tee-shirts from Wool and the Gang.
A GREAT GIFT FOR YOUR ADVENTURER FRIEND
They’re trekked across jungles and swan in shark-infested waters but what about buying them a Rough Guide to their local area so they can still go exploring, even when they’re at home.
PRESENTS FOR THE NIECES AND NEPHEWS
Get them a London Big Ticket and they’ve got up to 90 days to visit all London’s best attractions. A child’s ticket for the London Eye, Madame Tussauds, Shrek’s Adventure and SEA LIFE London Aquarium is just £45!
THE BEST CHRISTMAS HAMPER
It’s hard to beat or not to like Selfridge’s selection of luxury hampers. Prices start at £39.99 and go up to this hamper at £10,000!!!
THE BEST TECH GIFT THIS CHRISTMAS FOR THE COMMUTER
Snugs create earphones that are bespoke to your ears, designed for never-fall-out comfort and great noise quality. They come in wireless too.
THE BEST BUDGET GIFT
Primark is always a winner for presents if you’re on a tight budget and stocking-fillers. We love their unicorn slippers, only £3.50.
THE PERFECT GIFT FOR ANIMAL LOVERS
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein is an impossible not to like book. The story of Enzo the dog and his up-and-coming racing driver owner.
SECRET SANTA GIFT FOR YOUR CO-WORKER
With bath bombs, snazzy gift boxes and bubble bars, you can’t go wrong for the men or women that you work with with a lovely smelling, handmade and ethical present from Lush.
Save and listen to our new Christmas Presents Wrapped playlist on Spotify that we’ve made for you to wrap all your amazing presents to.
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