Foodie gift ideas for Father’s Day 2019

Forget slippers or a bog-standard tie, come on, you can do better than that! Get your pops something he really wants this Father’s Day.

Whether he’s a budding chef or a gin connoisseur, our foodie-themed Father’s Day gift guide for 2019 will leave you feeling inspired.

Foodie gift ideas for Father’s Day 2019

1.  Witloft, leather apron, starting from £158

A leather apron will really have him looking the part in the kitchen. Witloft’s beautiful collection of hand-crafted aprons are a popular choice amongst chefs and can even be personalised, for that extra sentimental touch.

Witloft apron

2.  Hotel Chocolat, the Velvetiser, £99.99

It’ll be no coincidence that your dad suddenly becomes the most popular family member once news spreads that he owns a Velvetiser. Hotel Chocolat’s revolutionary at-home hot chocolate maker claims to make barista-quality hot choc in minutes.


3. Booja Booja, The Wonderbox, £17.49

If he’s known as the chocolate scoffer of the family, handing over a decadent box of truffles can only result in extra brownie points for you. Try Booja Booja’s Wonderbox for something decadent but different. All of the truffles inside are entirely vegan but still taste creamy, rich and delicious.

Booja Booja truffles

4. Ross and Ross, British Roast Dinner Box, £21

Are you even a true Brit if you’re not handing over something roast dinner-related this Father’s Day?! This nifty kit includes all sorts of treats to spruce up your dad’s Sunday roast, including potato oil and chicken rub. All hail, king of the roast!

Roast dinner box

5. Thumbs Up, Stormtrooper bottle opener, £9.99

If your dad’s a Star Wars fanatic, he’ll certainly think Yoda best for handing over this stainless steel bottle opener to complete his barware collection.

Bottle opener

6. Paxton & Whitfield, Father’s Day cheese barrel, £20

For the dad who looks forward to his cheese and crackers every now and then, treat him to Paxton & Whitfield’s barrel of cheese. This fun gift tin contains two of their popular cheddars alongside some seriously moreish crackers.

Paxton & Whitfield cheese

7. Chillys, Coffee Cup (340ml), £20

Ideal for a dude who’s always on the move, Chilly’s —famous for their insulated water bottles — have created a snazzy range of double-walled coffee cups. He’ll be able to keep his latte piping hot for hours, plus the environment wins too.

Chilly's coffee cup

8. Lakeland, pasta machine in chromed steel, £28.99

Does your dad claim he can whip up a tagliatelle better than Jamie Oliver himself? Put him to the test with his very own pasta machine, so he can try out his skills and make fresh pasta at home. Double win if he’s also making dinner for you!

Pasta maker

9. Sous Chef, Mini BBQ utensils set, £17.50

Ensure he’s fully equipped for BBQ season with this trio of miniature barbecue tools, including a handy pair of tongs for turning sausages and a wide spatula for burger flipping with flair.

Mini BBQ tools

10. Waitrose, Succulent gift box, £14.99

Say it with flowers! Well, sort of. Succulents are all the rage, plus require very little management, so could be the perfect addition for his desk at work or dotted around the house.

Waitrose succulent

11. MEATER+, wireless meat thermometer, £99.99

Sitting at the slightly pricier end of the scale is a nifty BBQ gadget that’s likely to blow your dad’s mind. MEATER+  is the first ever wireless bluetooth thermometer which helps you cook meat perfectly via an app. If your dad likes his sirloin steak medium to rare, the app will guide him with simple instructions whilst constantly monitoring the meat’s internal temperature.

Digital BBQ thermometer

12. Shangri-La Hotel, Borough Boxes, starting from £45

With our delicious HQ offices conveniently located around the corner from London’s Borough Market, we’re so fortunate to be able to pop in and try new produce from the market whenever we fancy. If you don’t live nearby, another one of our neighbours, the Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard is here to help, with its brand new Borough Boxes. These custom-made wooden boxes come in three sizes and are filled with handcrafted sweet and savoury products sourced from local suppliers at Borough Market and neighbouring Bermondsey Street as well as the hotel itself.

Drinks corner

Booze is always a safe bet, especially if you’ve left gift buying until last minute. Opt for one of the finest tipples on offer this year.

13. Fortnum & Mason, personalised gin (50cl), £35

Personalisation is über popular at the moment, so it’s no surprise that London’s flagship department store Fortnum & Mason are now offering a personalisation service for some of their bottles of spirits and champagne. For Father’s Day, we’d suggest their lovely London Dry gin, which is made less than 3 miles around the corner from their Piccadilly store.

F&M gin

14. Don Julio 70, aged white tequila, £70

If he’s a sophisticated gent, then surely his drink ought to be too. Fans of tequila will love this first-of-its-kind aged white tequila which has the bold flavour notes of an aged tequila but has been filtered to resemble a bianco. Essentially, an aged tequila that’s clear!

Don Julio

15. Various brands, Limited edition Game Of Thrones single malt whisky collection, prices vary

For a dad that goes gaga for GOT, keep your eyes peeled for a series of malt whiskies which have been given limited edition bottle redesigns to celebrate the final season of Game of Thrones. The collection features eight Scotch whiskies, each paired with one of the iconic Houses of Westeros, as well as the Night’s Watch, giving fans an authentic taste of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond.

GOT whisky

16. Mary-le-bone, cask-aged gin, £40.95

For a hint of spice, make sure you should try out this London dry gin which has been distilled in Marylebone but then aged in Indian rum casks, for a truly unique and warming flavour.

Cask aged gin


17. Beer Hawk, “Cheers Dad” gift box, £20

If your dad’s a beer man through and through, this craft beer box ticks all of the boxes. It features five excellent craft beers for him to sample plus a tasting glass and beer socks.

Beer hawk

18. Grander, bourbon-barrel aged rum,  £37.95

Aged spirits are having a moment. Grander’s barrel-aged Panama rum has been immensely popular in the US and is now about to hit UK shelves. It’ll be one of the only rums in the UK to contain zero additives as well as no added sugars, flavours or colourings. So, if your dad enjoys a fine rum from time to time, it really doesn’t get much better.

Rum bottle on white background



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