It’s the season for giving, and a good Christmas hamper or gift box is always going to be a winner. Whether you’re planning to enjoy traditional food and drink at one of Singapore’s restaurants, to cook at home, or are spending the holidays at home with a festive takeaway or delivery, having a Christmas hamper or gift box at hand is fab for when guests arrive unexpectedly (and you’ve only got a bag of sprouts in the freezer) or they make an ideal present for friends, colleagues or neighbours. Here’s our round-up of some of the best boxes of delights for 2021.

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Christmas hampers from The Providore come complete with baskets you can take to the market!

The Providore 

The Providore has a Christmas hamper for every occasion and personality this festive season with over ten different gift boxes available. Alongside the extravagant Prestige Hamper ($888), which comes brimming with decadent fare like savoury tartufata, premium sardines, Chocolate Truffles, Champagne and Gin, there’s a fabulous selection of more bespoke gift boxes such as the Luxe Hamper, Festive Treat Hamper, and Pantry Hamper. For those who like to start 25 December in style, there’s the Christmas Morning Hamper featuring a Moscato Panettone specially flown in from Italy, The Providore’s signature coffee, drinking chocolate and tea, cookies and a bottle of Moscato. For coffee lovers there’s the Easy Coffee Hamper ($95), including 3 types of micro-ground coffee powder, a Keepcup for coffee on the go, as well as a Bahen & Co. chocolate. Click here to view the collection and order. 

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The Dempsey Project’s hampers are both naughty and nice

The Dempsey Project

The Dempsey Project’s gorgeous range of expertly curated hampers have all bases covered – find rare loose-leaf teas to royally approved truffles, award-winning artisan biscuits, mince pies, traditional Christmas cakes, Ottolenghi’s spice gift sets and Dolce & Gabbana Panettone. For something completely different, try their A Taste of India Hamper ($150) including ghee, turmeric, hot sauces and Indian Ready To Cook Bases by Eat Tulua; or the After Tea Hamper ($160) of buttermilk scones, jams, artisan shortbread and Dark Chocolate Peppermint Creams. You can also build-your-own, and opt for a signature wicker baskets or bespoke gift box. Gluten-free and vegan-friendly hampers are also on the menu. Contact, WhatsApp 9238 2113, or head online.

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Janice Wong: Putting the colour into Christmas

Janice Wong

Janice Wong brings sweet treats in vibrant, festive colours this month with her range of artisanal chocolates and cakes. The Christmas Chocolate with Moet & Chandon gift box ($108) is the ultimate in indulgence with bean-to-bar chocolate, choc espresso cookies and champagne. The Christmas Premix Hamper ($60) features a shortbread cookie premix, a rolling pin and festive cookie cutters making it perfect for families. The Ultimate Christmas Hamper Surprise ($335) comes with 25 chocolate bon bons, Christmas cookies, Fidora ‘Monte Tabor’ Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG and more. Log onto to start shopping.

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So France, So Good

So France

Festive goodies from France you say? Mais oui! This year, So France have three Christmas hampers to choose from – the Gourmet Christmas Hamper ($180) showcasing  Jas de Vignes Rose Wine, a rillet and terrine set, jam, chocolate and sweets; the Premium Christmas Hamper ($250) of three terrines, shortbread and Chateau Maris La Touge Red Wine; the Royale Christmas Hamper ($400) – a banger of a hamper including Perrier Jouet Rose Champagne, Truffle Honey, Eiffel Tower shortbread, a set of three terrines, foie gras, lobster bisque and more. Their inspiration boxes are also a cute idea for the sweet of tooth, from $32 and packing in an assortment of calissons, nougats, almonds, dried fruits and chocolates. Tel: 6909 6449,

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The Blessed Christmas Hamper from JW Marriot

JW Marriott Singapore 

All of your traditional foodie favourites feature in the three classic Christmas hampers from JW Marriott Singapore. Starting at $138, the Season’s Magic Gift Hamper includes biscuits, cookies, Plum Pudding, jams and more; the Blessed Christmas Gift Hamper ($228) goes one step further with Rothbury Estate Premium Sparkling Wine, Panettone and Stollen; while the Festive Wonder Gift Hamper ($388) adds a pop to the party with Perrier Jouet Grand Brut Champagne alongside a plethora of treats that will keep you full up until, ooooh, at least New Year. Allow two days to order online.