The 10 Best Christmas hampers

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From the choicest cuts of meat to the finest wines and sweetest treats, we’ve got all you need for a festive feast

1. Abel and Cole Rather Fantastic hamper

£100, abelandcole.co.uk

This hamper has enough organic treats to ring in the New Year – everything from cheese to the wine you'll want to enjoy it with.

2. Black Mountains Smokery fish hamper

£58, smoked-foods.co.uk

Eyeing turkey with trepidation? Then go for this hamper, with smoked salmon, welsh trout, gravadlax and pepper roasted salmon.

3. Teddington Cheese Atlee hamper

£42, teddingtoncheese.co.uk

Teddington Cheese is as good as it gets. The Attlee has the best cheddar, stilton and camembert, along with biscuits, wine and chutney.

4. The Artisan Smokehouse's British hamper

£47, artisansmokehouse.co.uk

With the choicest beef, duck and salmon, this is foodie dream. It's all home smoked by Tim and Gill Matthews in Suffolk.

5. Taste of M&S deli

£75, marksandspencer.com

This contains a tasty selection of continental meats, cheeses and pâté, along with flatbread, olives and wine. With such goodies, it's not likely to hang around long.

6. The East India Company savouries

£65, theeastindiacompanyfinefood.com

This hamper focuses on what East India Company does best: chutneys, salts, spreads and biscuits.

7. The Ottolenghi Cook's hamper

£60, webstore.ottolenghi.co.uk

For the real cooks there's everything here from Palestinian za'atar to Piquillo peppers.

8. Lakeland Buttermere hamper

£49.99, lakeland.co.uk

Foodies (veggies included) will love this celebration of Cumbria – jam, chutney, chocolates, fudge, truffles and Kendal Mint Cake.

9. Carluccio's Collection

£100, carluccios.com

Carluccio's has some cracking hampers but this one stands out, including everything you'd bring home from Italy if you just had enough space in your bag.

10. The Fortmason hamper

£85, fortnumandmason.com

The Grand old lady of Piccadilly has a vast array of hampers, the most expensive of which costs an eye-watering £5,000. We prefer this more modest collection.

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