Stuck for something to choose to celebrate the Easter holidays? Here’s our Guide to Easter Gifts for 2023 with everything from chocolate choices to sweet treats, to new gadgets for the kitchen and for yourself.
A chocolatey experience for a great cause
Sanderson London x Tony’s Chocolonely
Sanderson London, the original lifestyle hotel, has teamed up with chocolate maker, Tony’s Chocolonely – the brand on a serious mission to end modern slavery in the chocolate industry. Tony’s Chocolonely is an impact company that makes chocolate but putting social impact before profit — Tony’s Chocolonely’s vision is to make chocolate 100% slave free. Not just their own chocolate, but all chocolate worldwide. The great activation aims to celebrate positive chocolatey goodness this Easter. For the month of April, The Long Bar – the hotel’s iconic party bar – will be serving up chocolate themed cocktails, paired with Tony’s infamous chocolate bars for an adult twist on Easter celebrations.
Not only are there delicious boozy ‘Choctails’, but the Sanderson team will also be hosting a fun, engaging, energetic and competitive adult Easter Egg Hunt throughout key spaces in the hotel so you can hop around the stunning lobby seeking small hidden bunnies which, if found, can be exchanged for a special luxury Tony’s Easter bundle. The Tony’s-inspired ‘Choctail’ menu includes a lush Chocotini, inspired by Tony’s Milk Caramel and Sea Salt Chocolate.
From – Sanderson London
Sweet and Savoury Treats and Hampers
DukesHill Easter Hampers
From artisan Easter eggs to top-quality fresh meats, smoked fish and bespoke hampers, DukesHill hampers are sure to impress for the Easter occasion. The brand is known for their dedication to provenance, exceptional quality, and taste, even awarded a Royal Warrant for producing hams for Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The DukesHill team create their products on the British countryside, ensuring a quality edible experience that is produced locally.
From – dukeshillham.co.uk
Price | £120
Easter Egg Hunt Tin
For the most delicious and creative Easter offering, try Biscuiteers’ Easter Egg Hunt Tin filled with 13 beautifully hand-iced biscuits which remain fresh for up to three months. They will never last that long though – or they don’t here at Luxuriate Life Towers – as they are pure baking perfection! There are flowers, butterflies, eggs and most importantly, a whole host of Easter bunnies too. The original hand-iced biscuit company since 2007, Biscuiteers now produce over three million tempting biscuits every year.
From – Biscuiteers.com
Price | £48
Keto8 Indulgence Hamper
Even if you are following a keto / low carb diet, you can join in the fun as there are options out there for a little me indulgence come Easter time. We’ve discovered the Keto Indulgence Hamper which offers a range of indulgent treats from raw brownies to Victoria sponge, caramel slices to Che*sy Kale Crisps. If being sent as a gift, it will be supplied within a hamper box together with a personalised note.
From – 8Foods.co.uk
Price | £42.80
Easter Breakfast with IMP & MAKER
Thoughtfully curated to tickle your tastebuds and guaranteed to have you waking up in a good mood on Easter Sunday! Featuring award winning Alfred Enderby Traditional Sliced Smoked Salmon along with British Blue Eggs, ripe and ready avocado and delicious Myers Honey & Spelt Loaf, this beautiful breakfast is sure to get your Easter off to a good start. Also included are IMP & MAKER egg cups and fresh lemon to garnish, along with a bottle of non-alcoholic Thompson & Scott Naughty Organic Sparkling Chardonnay. And for a cheeky injection of chocolate – a mixed truffle chocolate selection box.
From – IMP & MAKER
Price | £75
44 Foods Easter Lamb Roast Bundle
Don’t want to shop this Easter, then let 44 Foods take the load off. They will deliver everything you need to create the Easter roast dinner from tasty joints of lamb from JW Galloway to a variety of freshly packed vegetables from Mudwalls Farm or even chocolate treats from Cocoba – all carefully packaged for home delivery across the UK. Even if you are not going to be in, these clever chaps deliver everything with planet friendly cold packs.
From – 44Foods.com
Price | Varies
Al Dente Easter Menu
Al Dente, London’s fresh pasta experts, have hatched their Easter menu. At their South Kensington location which opened at the end of last year, the Easter special, Cappello del Prete, will be available for a limited time from 3rd-12th of April to celebrate the Easter period. The giant Violet-encrusted Raviolo is filled with a runny orange egg yolk at the centre, surrounded by a spinach and ricotta cream and topped with butter and sage sauce. You can also expect traditional fresh pasta dishes that are also available for take away. One of our favourites is the classic Carbonara and also the red prawn gnocchi with tomatoes, prawns, a shellfish bisque and basil.
From – pastificioaldente.com
Easter Gifts – Chocolate
Fortnum and Mason
Where better to find a fine chocolate handcrafted egg than with Fortnum and Mason, the Royal Family’s famous grocer. Prepared from the finest milk, dark and white chocolate using antique moulds, this Easter Eggs trio is decorated with sugar flowers and filled with a delicious surprise. Simply crack open the chocolate shell to reveal a collection of white, milk and dark chocolate animals. As each is individually hand decorated, designs may vary.
From – Fortnum and Mason
Price | £55
Cocoba Vegan Chocolate Milk Easter Egg Sprinkle
For those who follow a vegan or dairy free lifestyle, this stunning milk chocolate egg made from vegan rice milk has been hand decorated with colourful rainbow sprinkles in an elegant drizzle effect. Beautifully wrapped with a red ribbon to create the perfect Easter gift, it can also be delivered straight to your door by Deliveroo! Produced by the chocolate legends at Cocoba, they search the globe for the best quality cocoa beans to produce the tastiest treats.
From – Wholefoodsmarket.co.uk
Price | £12.99
The famous Lindt brand was founded by two Swiss entrepreneurs and chocolate aficionados, Johan Rudolf Sprungli and Rodolphe Lindt who joined forces in 1899 to create a company which today is number one in the global premium chocolate market. There are a wide range of Easter egg choices from Lindt Lindor this season with everything from the classic Lindor egg to a strawberries and cream variety or even a Blood Orange Milk Chocolate Easter egg.
From – Lindt.co.uk
Price | From £11
For those of us who adore the taste of marzipan, head to Niederegger, the world’s finest marzipan brand and choose from their selection of beautiful and colourful offerings this season. A German brand first established in Lubeck Germany in 1806 by Johann Georg Niederegger, it is still thriving and family owned today. We particularly liked their nostalgic egg filled with mini goodies and their selection of different flavoured mini eggs for those who can’t quite decide on their favourite flavour!
From – ChocolateDirect.co.uk
Price | From £7.99
Chocolatier Pierre Marcolini has perfected the art of chocolate making over the past twenty years, travelling around the world to locate the rarest and best cocoa. Belgian by birth but of Italian heritage, Pierre’s interest in fine patisserie started when he was 14 years old and the rest is history. For Easter this year, there is everything from praline mini eggs and animals to Easter eggs and table pieces within his Easter Collection 2023.
From – Marcolini.co.uk
Price | From £12.90
LAKRIDS BY BÜLOW 2023 Easter Range
Fear not, liquorice lovers, as Lakrids by Bülow have introduced a limited-edition Easter range and a brand-new flavour – crunchy toffee. The collection includes single egg-shaped boxes full of mini eggs, jars of your favourite flavour and selection boxes. The new concoction includes soft milk chocolate, butter and cream with little chunks of crispy sweet caramel wrapped around a core of liquorice whilst selections also include perennial favourites Crispy Caramel and A – The Original.
From – LakridsbyBulow.co.uk
Price | From £10
Easter Gifts for the home
GreenPan Slow Cooker
Not a traditional Easter treat perhaps but even kitchens need a little gadget makeover now and again. The GreenPan Slow Cooker is a great new addition for the family, preparing food over a longer period at low temperatures allowing everyone to get on with their busy lives without being bound to the cooker! This non-stick slow cooker, available in Stainless Steel, Glossy Black, Blue Haze or Cloud Cream, will prepare a range of recipes from stews, casseroles, a shoulder of lamb, soups and curries without the need to add oil either.
From – greenpan.co.uk
Price | £200
For designer kitchens, KitchenAid has been championing the use of colour with its various appliances since 1955. The latest Colour of the Year 2023 is Hibiscus, an uplifting vivid fuchsia with a matte finish, to give your kitchen some Easter upgrade this year. For bakers, the Artisan Tilt-Head 4.7L Stand Mixer is the ideal companion and comes with a stainless-steel bowl and standard accessories include a flex edge beater, dough hook, wire whisk, pastry beater and extra 3L stainless-steel bowl.
From – Kitchenaid.co.uk
Price | £699
Easter baking alongside your tilt head mixer, indulge in the new KitchenAid Aluminized Steel PFAS-free Non-Stick Bakeware Collection for master bakers everywhere. Made of 0.8mm scratch and corrosion-resistant aluminized steel, the range maintains its shape and won’t warp or bend in the oven besides being oven-safe to 230°C, and dishwasher-safe. The non-stick coating, and wide handles, ensure effortless food release every time ideal for Hot Cross Bun muffins, banana or cinnamon breads.
From – HartsofStur.com
Price | From £20
Coravin The Pivot
For those who like to savour their wines over a long period then the Coravin The Pivot system is the perfect addition for your home bar. This innovative appliance allows drinkers to pour a glass and then preserve the rest of the bottle for weeks, months, or even years, depending on the bottle and system used. Long used by restaurant sommeliers, its ingenious technology also adds aeriation to the wine, delivering a more flavourful and aromatic taste.
From – Coravin.co.uk
Price | £149.99
Delivered to your door and ready in 20 minutes, Brunette’s beef brisket is an ideal centrepiece for an Easter feast. Created by an at-home lover of brisket, Lea Sednaoui began her journey during lockdown by braising meats for her friends and families. She was soon dubbed “queen of brisket” amongst her loved ones. With her chef training at Alain Ducasse in Paris and master’s degree in marketing, Lea decided to sell her products to share with everyone. Her goal is to create high-quality meals that bring people together to slow-down, savour the rich flavours, and nourish their bodies.
Brunette briskets are some of the highest-quality regeneratively farmed, organic, and pasture-fed meats you can have. It is braised the French way in a rich house-made beef stock and slow cooked for 10 hours, packaged and accompanied by a delectable jus.
From – brunettebrisket.com
Price | £69 for 2, £198 for 6
Nothing shouts spring than a beautifully compiled bunch of spring blooms so an alternative choice this Easter might be a delivery from Love Delivered who cover the whole of the UK. Choose from a huge range of stunning bouquets, delivered in bud in pre-arranged bunches, or buy a three, six or twelve box subscription and receive fabulous quality seasonal flowers again and again – just £25 per delivery. Expert florists will hand-pick blooms and package them up the same day to guarantee ultimate freshness.
From – LoveDelivered.co.uk
Price | From £27.50
Miller Harris Reed Diffusers
Six beautiful and eco-friendly scents created with natural rattan reeds just in time to scent scape your home for Spring.
All reed diffuser bottles are made of glass. Not only can they be recycled but also reused, they look great when used as a vase! The new Miller Harris Reed Diffuser design is environmentally friendly, using natural reeds rather than synthetic and base-oils are made from Augeo, a plant-based alternative.
From – Miller Harris
Price | £65
Easter Gifts – Beauty
Young LDN’s Not So Naughty Chocolate facial
Give your face a treat this Easter and forego the traditional Easter Egg for a Not so Naughty Chocolate Facial from Young LDN. This indulgent facial combines the power of Circadia’s cocoa enzymes (featuring Hershey’s cocoa powder) with a marshmallow whip mask to boost skin hydration. The treatment is rounded off with LED therapy and a sculpting gua sha or cryotherapy massage for the ultimate glow, leaving your skin feeling deliciously fresh.
From – YoungLdn.com
Price | Varies
Rhug Wild Beauty’s Exfoliating Body Scrub
Revitalise your dull and dry skin this springtime with Rhug Wild Beauty’s Exfoliating Body Scrub with Rosemary and Rhug honey. Known to help deeply moisturise and soften the skin, use the scrub as a weekly treatment to maintain healthy, glowing skin by massaging in a circular motion onto damp skin, rinsing with warm water. This is just one of the many beauty products developed by Lord Newborough of the Rhug Estate, an organic farming pioneer and sustainability advocate.
From – rhugwildbeauty.com
Price | £40
THIX Shampoo & Conditioner
THIX is silicone free, ethanol free, sulphate free, GMO free, vegan approved and uses scientifically proven ingredients. The gender-neutral range currently consists of a master trio to cover all your hair needs: a deep cleansing shampoo, a nourishing conditioner, and a unique styling paste to thicken and protect. THIX applies functional knowledge of nutrients to hair care, using a high-performance combination of caffeine, essential proteins and vitamins in the purest, simplest forms.
From – thixhair.com
Price | £28
Sheridan Silk Pillow Case and Eye Mask
If you’re a hot sleeper and wake up in the night overheating, then silk is the perfect solution for you. This fabric is the superior alternative when it comes to bedding, not only is it good for your hair and skin, it’s naturally hypoallergenic and thermoregulating, so you can say goodbye to the very warm and sleepless nights. The exclusive and lustrous eye mask has been crafted in a sumptuously soft Mulberry silk, offering unparalleled comfort and glamour. With piped edge detailing, ever-so-soft padding and gently elasticated strap, this beautiful piece is the perfect addition to your bedtime ritual as they help you fall asleep faster.
From – sheridanaustralia.co.
Price | Pillowcase – £65, Eye Mask – £15.20
Marc Jacobs Perfect Perfume
For non-chocolate lovers, perhaps a gift of fragrance might be the antidote to give a little seasonal cheer this Easter? Our choice is Marc Jacobs Perfect perfume, offering a light playful fragrance featuring unconventional notes of juicy rhubarb, crisp floral and calming scents. A base of Cashmeran mixed with creamy Almond Milk is also comforting on the skin and the Eau de Parfum comes in a pale pink bottle with a flamboyantly styled stopper.
From – PerfumeDirect.com
Price | £64.99
Silent Pool Black Juniper Gin
Made from the purest black juniper, Silent Pool Black Juniper Gin has a smoky aroma and delicately layered flavour of light florals with deeper notes of caramel and malt. Considered a bold innovation in the gin industry, this gin is sustainably produced and made with cultural purpose, and as a result, Silent Pool is a celebration of dry gin.
From – silentpooldistillers.com
Price | £295
Home House Gin
London’s private members club, Home House, just launched their own gin inspired by the club’s heritage and epicurean essence. Home House has partnered with award-winning gin distillery Oro to create this earthy drink. This particular gin as a subtle hint of Lignum Vitae, meaning wood of life, and finishes with a smooth note of Osmanthus tea. The bottle’s art deco design reflects Home House’s iconic architecture, giving members and non-members alike a taste of the club’s essence from home.
From – homehouse.co.uk
Price | £37.50
Beaumont Hotel Gin
The Beaumont Hotel has launched Beaumont 8, their new signature London Dry Gin in collaboration with Hawkridge Distillers and master bartenders at Le Magritte. This gin was crafted during the hotel’s eight year running, and named after the hotel’s address 8 Balderton Street and after the eight different botanical infusions. Beaumont 8 is created with lavender, rosemary, mandarin peel, rose, and honey harvested from the hotel’s rooftop. Its balanced flavour makes it great for a twist on a classic martini or Le Magritte’s signature cocktails.
From – thebeaumont.com
Price | £45
Komos premium tequilas are here and ready for your Easter cocktails. Their three expressions are Añejo Cristalino, Reposado Rosa and Extra Añejo, and represent Mexican culture married with Mediterranean lifestyle. Komos follows the traditional processes by harvesting the finest blue agave, which are then crushed by volcanic rock and double-distilled in pots. Komos pairs Rosa with a Rosa Negroni, Extra Añejo with a Millionaire Margarita, and Añejo Cristalino with a classic Espresso Martini.
From – selfridges.com
Price | from £115
NIO Cocktails at-home Negroni
Put a Cuban twist on the timeless Negroni with this ready-to-pour collaboration between NIO Cocktails and Ron Santiago de Cuba rum. This 11-year-old rum is soft and sweet, with tropical aromas, pairing seamlessly with the classic mixed drink. Mixologist Patrick Pistolesi, owner of Drink Kong in Rome, created an easy way to sip on a hand-crafted beverage this Easter season.
In partnership with Ron Santiago de Cuba, NIO Cocktails’ signature blends are premixed and ready to be served in a minute – just add ice. NIO provides everything you need to embody a professional bartender at home. Simply, shake, tear, and pour over ice. The Cuban Negroni is lively, summery, and warm, perfect for ringing in the spring season. With notes of vanilla, coconut, and dried almonds, this Negroni is sure to impress.
From – niococktails.com
Price | £19.5 (3 pack)
Bolney Cuvée Noir
When it comes to Easter Day’s hot cross buns, it is sometimes difficult to decide on the best bottle of wine to accompany them however we’ve made that choice a little easier for you: pair them with a bottle of English wine from the Bolney Wine Estate in Sussex. Their Cuvée Noir is a unique, traditional method sparkling red wine which works well with rich game dishes, BBQs, salami and cheese as well as the sweeter products like bitter chocolate desserts and hot cross buns.
From – BolneyWineEstate.com
Price | £32
58 and Co
For something a little stronger, reach for 58 and Co.’s spirits collection featuring four premium pours: London Dry Gin, Apple and Hibiscus Gin, Navy Strength Gin and Triple Distilled Vodka – each made with natural ingredients. We have selected the pale pink pastel shades of the Apple and Hibiscus Gin as the perfect choice for springtime. Naturally sweet and made using wonky fruit, it offers a fresh, sweet and balanced artisan pink gin every bit as smooth as the brand’s London Dry Gin. Chin chin.
From – 58andco.com
Price | £40
The Neroli Gin
Gin enthusiasts have sat up and taken notice of the Neroli Gin from “That Boutique-y Gin Company” citing it as the floral, perfumed tipple for spring. The bright and cheerful label says it all with its cascade of orange blossom showcasing the key ingredient inside the bottle. Neroli Gin from That Boutique Gin Company accentuates the deliciousness and unique flavour of Neroli oil, extracted from the blossom of the bitter orange tree through traditional steam distillation.
From – MasterofMalt.com
Price | £34.95
Chase Pink Grapefruit & Pomelo
Another little fruity number doing the rounds here at Luxuriate Life’s HQ is the Chase Pink Grapefruit & Pomelo gin from this Herefordshire distillery. Giving a touch of zest, Chase Pink Grapefruit & Pomelo Gin is made with classic gin botanicals that are distilled with grapefruit peels to create a gin with a bit of attitude, with fresh grapefruit, juniper, and lime creating a truly delicious flavour profile. No wonder then it has won so many awards including taking a Gold at the 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
From – Amazon.co.uk
Price | £21.56
Amarula African Gin, made from marula fruit spirt offers a sweet orange flourish with a spicy backbone. Hand-picked marula is distilled along with premium botanicals and steeped to create this refreshing and exotic gin. What makes this gin even more special is that £1 for every litre sold, goes to the Amarula Trust which supports elephant conservation and local communities.
From – Available online at Amazon, House of Malt and The Whisky Exchange
Price | £28
Johnnie Walker Black Label
For many, Johnnie Walker’s Black Label is the much-loved blended whisky which ticks every box, when it comes to relaxing with a wee bevy after that Easter Lunch. The staple of any home bar, this slightly smoky Black Label is packed full of flavour and originally launched in 1909. Still one of the world’s most popular blended scotches, it is crafted from single malt and single grain whiskies from the four regions of Scotland – Speyside, Highlands, Lowlands and Islay.
From – TheWhiskyExchange.com
Price | £28.45
The Singleton 12-Year-Old
Distilled in the Dufftown distillery in Scotland’s Speyside, the heart of malt whisky production in the country, The Singleton family are renowned for their Speyside character which comes as a consequence of a longer fermentation and distillation process, producing a well-rounded flavour. Enjoying a dry and crisp finish, The Singleton is best served neat to savour its rich, full fruity and vanilla notes and is a great pairing with chocolate or a sweet dessert.
From – Malts.com
Price | £46.49
Ableforth’s Bathtub Gin
The name of this gin always brings a smile to our faces and belies the fact that it is an award-winning craft gin, double-infused for extra flavour. Winning over 30 industry awards over the past five years, this unique gin, inspired by historic bathtub gins of the 1920s, is lightly tinted by botanicals and offers a flavour that is at once bold yet perfumed too. Every bottle is hand-wrapped, strung and waxed in Kent and it is best enjoyed with ice and a slice over tonic.
From – Sainsburys.co.uk
Price | £31
Saicho and the Chocolatier bundle
Saicho, a luxurious, non-alcoholic, single origin, sparking tea brand, has announced a delicious pairing of their non-alcoholic sparkling teas with fine artisan single origin chocolate created by The Chocolatier. Take some time to explore this mix of flavours with the bundle offering three bottles of Saicho Hojicha, Darjeeling and Jasmine paired with bars of chocolate from the Solomon Islands, Vanuta Malekula and Peru respectively. Simply let a square of chocolate melt in your mouth before taking a sip of tea.
From – Saichodrinks.com
Price | £25.99
Leading image courtesy of Unsplash. All other images courtesy of the brands in the article.