From Bargains to Big Buys - All You Want for Christmas, Wrapped Up In One Place

If you’re struggling for gift ideas this Christmas, then look no further! We’ve collected some of our favourite items on sale now at some of Leicester’s best retailers. We’ve broken them down into price categories, so it’s easier to decide how much you're willing to spend - keep it light for the office secret Santa or splash the cash for that special someone. 

Not quite sure how much to spend? Or maybe you want to give more of an experience? Well, we’ve got a great range of vouchers that let you spend whatever you want.

Leicester Comedy Festival vouchers start at £5 and are valid for any of the hundreds of shows on offer – take your pick! It’s the perfect gift for the comedy fan in your life!

Gift vouchers for Leicester’s intimate Cosy Club start at £10. A few cocktails and a nice meal? It’s the perfect place for date night… 

Escape Asylum is the perfect way to test your teamwork and solve puzzles so you can escape before the clock runs out! Vouchers start at £10

Give the gift of a cinema ticket at Phoenix Cinema, or food and drink at Phoenix’s Café Bar with this great stocking filler! Available in £5 value

Treat that special someone to a day of luxury with these vouchers to be used for any treatment or product in the Femi Health and Beauty salon – from £5

Keep out the cold and pop in for a chemistry cocktail at the newly opened Legendary Lab, where vouchers start at £10!

Middletons Steakhouse & Grill are offering the chance to give someone the perfect dinner treat! Let them fill their boots (and stomachs) with a voucher to this fantastic restaurant

DJ's Groom Room & Sandra May's Hair Studio give you the chance to spoil that special someone, whether they need a traditional barber or a fantastic salon hairdresser

Social Climbing is the perfect place to get fit and have fun at the same time, with gift cards catered personally to fit your own bouldering experience – beginner or expert, it’s tons of fun! Starting from £5

Give a gift voucher for admission to the incredible multimedia experience that will be taking over All Saints' Church from January 2020. Vouchers for Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience can be purchased individually or as part of a family ticket

Not sure what to get that foodie for Christmas? A gift voucher for the award-winning Gelato Village is perfect! Starting from £5

De Montfort Hall have shows all year round, with comedy, dance, classical, live music and more. Giving a gift voucher will be a definite hit!


Under £10

Create your own giant T-Rex head to hang on your bedroom wall - roaaarrrr! Pick it up from Attenborough Arts Centre for only £9.95

Colourful, cute and kooky, that's the best way to describe the Jellycat Vivacious Vegetables, available from Set on the High Street – starting from £9.99

Peacocks in the Haymarket Shopping Centre are selling this classic vintage Volkswagen T-Shirt for only £10!

We all need to use less plastic, why not do it in style with this ceramic Costa Coffee cup  - available from the new Matalan on Humberstone Gate for only £10

Not sure what scent is going to be your fave? Why not pick up this Yankee Candle set, complete with a stylish tealight holder. Grab it from Cardzone in the Haymarket Shopping Centre for £9.99

If you’re looking for the personal touch this Christmas, then this funky Initial Phone Case from Primark is the perfect stocking filler. Only £2!

Still need to get those last minute Christmas bits? Set have a huge selection of Christmas card packs and single cards for everyone, starting at just £2.25!

Find perfect stocking fillers like this felt fella and more at the Phoenix Shop, with prices starting from as little as £2.50!

Independent chocolatiers Cocoa Amore have the perfect festive accompaniment for your cuppa with this milk chocolate gingerbread! Pick one up for £5

This gorgeous leather coin purse with a cute illustration of an elephant is part of a collection by Pippa Jayne, who produces all her purses from ends of roll and offcuts to produce little waste. Available online for £5.

Looking for a fantastic stocking filler? Love surprises? Then head down to Market Street and try White Stuff’s lucky dip! You might pick out the Bobble Hat soap by The Somerset Toiletry Co. Wrapped in charming paper with an applique pom-pom on a hat. Available now for £6.

Crafted from porcelain with multicoloured stars and a metallic motivational slogan, White Stuff’s Make Your Own Magic mug has all the ingredients to become your favourite cup! - £9.95

Want to treat that special someone in person? These baked fresh to order, light and fluffy waffles are laden with yummy toppings and are a perfect gift – Grab them from Bru coffee and gelato starting at £4.95.

Brussel sprouts. Do you love them or hate them? You’re guaranteed to love these Milk Chocolate Truffle Brussel Sprouts from Cocoa Amore – all the appearance and none of the flavour! They make a perfect stocking filler, only £10 for 3.

These cute Cork paw bag charms are the perfect accessory for dog lovers, and all keyrings by Pippa Jayne are made from excess fabric, producing less waste. 

There’s plenty of festive packages to choose from at Funky Soap in the Haymarket Shopping Centre. Starting at £6.95, each quirky felt bag contains a different type of bath bomb, along with a lovely, soft face cloth.


Under £25

Create your own white boar with this crochet kit - available exclusively from the King Richard III Visitor Centre. Pick it up now for just £24.99

The Pets Alive Booty Shakin' Llama will get the whole family up dancing and laughing for hours! Grab ‘Boppi’ from Ryman in the Haymarket Shopping Centre for £24.99

With the all-new Frozen sequel coming out very soon, this Lego Elsa’s Adventure toy will be top of the list for many! You can get it for £25 from The Entertainer in the Haymarket Shopping Centre

Painter Frida Kahlo was a Mexican self-portrait artist, and feminist icon. The 'Frida Catlo' pin badge would make the ideal gift for the cat and art lover. Niche, on Carts Lane, are selling this original artist and feline inspired illustration – £10.95

These gorgeous, hand finished statement earrings are made of all-natural products. Pick them up online from Rare Folk - £16 including postage

As the nights draw in, it’s getting colder and colder. Go to bed in warmth and style with these animal print PJs from Matalan, only £16!

This gold jewellery set from Quiz Clothing is the perfect gift. Gold plated, made with Cubic Zirconia stones, featuring interchangeable pendants in a beautiful gift box. Only £12

These fun and educational mugs make the ideal wedding or anniversary present for a nature-loving couple. The best-selling bird designs bring out everyone’s cheeky side and are educational too! Get them from Niche for £13.95 each

Makeover? Makes scents! Refreshed with stylish new packaging, get that at home spa experience with White Stuff’s Bath & Body range - includes a hand cream, soap and hand and body wash - £15

Goldsmiths are selling this gorgeous Silver and Rose Gold Infinity Bracelet for only £20! Find find them in the Highcross Shopping Centre

Available from Quiz Clothing for £12, this silver plated Necklace / Earring set comes beautifully packaged and would make a perfect gift!

Gin in a can? We love it. Enjoy these amazing flavoured cocktails by That Boutique-y Gin Company – available from 23 Wine & Whiskey on Granby Street. £15.95

Available from Quiz Clothing, this Rose Gold Clutch bag features a diamante finish, handy inner pocket,  multi card/cash compartments & more, for only £16!

This one’s sure to be a hit this Christmas! A collection of peaceful short stories for stressed out adults who have trouble sleeping – Get it now from Niche for £16.99

Why have one when you can have two? Snuggle up with the Tis The Season reversible hot water bottle in soft brushed cotton. Turn this star print hot water bottle inside out and hey presto - you've got a floral one. Pick it up from White Stuff on Market Street for £17.50

If rose gold isn’t quite your style, this Silver Clutch Bag from Quiz Clothing is a perfect stylish accompaniment to a night out – also available for £16

Quiz Clothing are also selling this wonderful pink faux pom, chunky knit scarf and hat set. Keep yourself warm and pick it up for £19 now!

Set are offering this wonderful collection of unique jewellery for life’s special occasions, called “Tales from The Earth”. Get their Guardian Angel Pin for £12

The Attenborough Arts Centre are selling these gorgeous Hannah Turner festive eggcups, perfect for the person who has everything! Pick them up now for £17.95

Beer’s a gift you can give all year! This Leicestershire brewed Tiger Minikeg can be purchased online from Everards. You get 8.8 pints for only £19.50!


Under £50

There are never enough toys when it comes to Fortnite, make sure you add to the collection with this Nerf Rocket Launcher from The Entertainer in the Haymarket Shopping Centre – £30.99

For the avid theatre-goers, £40 gets you a Curve membership, offering priority booking and exclusive member discounts all year round

118 Dance Studio have the perfect gift for anyone interested in dance, you can learn Ballroom or Latin Dances, and it’s perfect for beginners, experienced dancers, solo or couples – starting from £30

The North42 Rhubarb & Blood Orange Flavoured Gin is an exceptional craft gin distilled in Leicestershire. Buy it online from north42gin, or North Bar and Kitchen on Hinckley road - £42

Know someone who’s prosecco mad? Pick up this DOC brut bottle, gift boxed together with a pair of crystal Champagne flutes from John Lewis, only £28

More Gin! Enjoy Burleigh’s Richard III gin and discover the incredible story of the King himself, with the King Richard III Visitor Centre special gin and admission package, a bargain at only £50

Attenborough Arts Centre are selling this striking yet easy to wear felt statement necklace, with a range of other colours & designs available – starting at £49

The perfect beauty gift for the woman in your life. The Toni & Guy Illusions Hair Styler makes styling easier than ever! Get it at B&M in the Haymarket Shopping Centre


Under £100

Set have a fantastic range of Alex Monroe Jewellery - an award-winning sterling silver collection inspired by nature. Starting from £85

This trio of top sellers, cleansers, exfoliates and brightens for healthy glowing skin, presented beautifully in a Kelsey Montague gift box. Grab the Dermalogica The Ultimate Cleanse & Glow Trio from The Beauty Box Shop – Only £81, save £48 from the RRP!

Reveal your most radiant skin! The Dermalogica Be Radiant Gift Set includes this brightening, firming duo, which delivers professional-grade results that last. Also available at The Beauty Box Shop for £78

Brighten up your wall with these beautiful and clever prints inspired by birdsong and natural science, by Leicester artist Lucy Stevens. Get them from the Attenborough Arts Centre – From £55

Just so Italian in St Martin’s Square  have put together this fantastic Sweet Tooth Hamper, filled with delicious sweet treats with a fine Prosecco and some red wine. It’s a bargain at only £57.50!

Who doesn’t love chocolate? This Chocolate making workshop for 2 at Cocoa Amore is perfect for couples looking to find out how everyone’s favourite treat is made. The workshop starts at £90

Do you know anyone who loves their gadgets? This WiFi wireless CCTV Doorbell lets you view who’s at the door from your phone – you don’t even have to be at home! It’s on sale now from StormForce Security for only £55

Treat someone you love to beautiful skin. Pick up a voucher today from ZC Aesthetics and unlock some of their amazing offers and discounts. Treatments start at £70, with discounts available around the festive period.

This Deluxe Foldable Scooter from John Lewis is great for any youngster, and it’s more than just fun; it improves gross motor skills like balance and coordination, and teaches the values of concentration and attention – Grab it now for £69.99

Let’s be honest, you certainly know someone who could benefit from this Hugo Boss Gift Set. The Fragrance Shop in the Haymarket Shopping Centre has it on sale for just £68.50


Under £250

This Luxe Rose Gold Hearts Necklace is crafted from solid 9ct gold, fashion focused without compromising on quality – Grab it from Lumbers on the High Street for £140

Discover a selection of new and iconic beauty treats in the countdown to Christmas with John Lewis’ indulgent Beauty Advent Calendar, on sale for £150

A smaller version of the original Charlie range, the Charlie 28 Carryall from Coach exudes the same sturdy grace with a lightweight feel - £200 from John Lewis

This gorgeous 9ct Tri Colour Linked Bracelet is a lovely piece of understated jewellery and would make a fantastic gift. Get it now from Goldsmiths in the Highcross, for £130

This Garmin Vivomove HR Sport Smartwatch is the perfect fitness companion for everyday use – only £170 from Lumbers

You might have noticed LCFC staff, including manager Brendan Rodgers sporting this sparkling Fox Lapel pin, made of silver and blue sapphire. Grab it for £165 from Lanes Fine Jewellery

GHD’s are considered the gold standard of electrical beauty products, luckily you can pick up a real bargain now, with £10 off all GHD goods from Crystal Hair & Beauty in the Silver Arcade

Got an automatic watch? Well this Wolf Cognac Cub Watch Winder is the perfect match for any watch collector. Keep your watches ticking for years on end… £205 from Lumbers

The latest addition to the Aventus family, this CREED Aventus Cologne perfectly complements its acclaimed forerunner, Aventus. Get it now from John Lewis for £215


Over £250

Fancy a slightly more indulgent treat for the man in your life? Lumbers are selling this pair of gorgeous Montblanc Steel and Onyx cufflinks for £295

Get the perfect accompaniment to your iPhone with this new series 5 Apple Watch. You won’t ever need to take your phone out of your pocket again! Get it from John Lewis with a 2-year warranty for £429

A little black bag is an essential whether you’re out in the day or night, this Furla Mimi Crossbody Bag is as good as it gets. Get it from Lumbers for £350

Classic yet unique, these stunning 18ct Gold Marquise Diamond Earrings feature 0.54cttw of shimmering diamonds. Buy them for that special someone from Lumbers - £1275

This stunning brilliant cut diamond memoire classic eternity platinum ring would “WOW” anyone who receives it. Get it from Pragnell on Market Street - £625

These gorgeous White Gold Sapphire Halo Studs are sure to brighten up anyone’s Christmas morning! Find them at Goldsmiths in the Highcross for £300

Diamonds are forever... forever one of the best gifts you can receive! These gorgeous diamond pendants from Lanes Fine Jewellery start at £400

This Yellow Gold heart shaped diamond pendant might be more suited to the 14th of Feb, but I don’t think anyone will be complaining if they open this on Christmas day! Also available from Lanes Fine Jewellery from £400

All good things come in threes, and this diamond trio is no exception. Diamond Eternity Rings, Diamond Studs, and gorgeous Diamond Engagement Rings are all available from Lanes Fine Jewellery, starting at £500

Watch fanatics look out for this one. The Tudor Black Bay Chrono S&G Watch is crafted from steel and gold to make this stunning timepiece. Lumbers have it on sale now for £4890

This TAG Heuer F1 Indy 500 Watch from Lumbers is also a must have for any motorsport fan - A limited edition timepiece which encompasses the need for speed! Priced at £1350

If you’re really looking to make a statement in your home, then look no further than the Lalique Hirondelles Vase, in gorgeous Sapphire Blue. See it in person at Lumbers - £1990

These three stunning pieces of jewellery can be purchased from Pragnell on Market Street. Make someone a star with the Rockstar Diamond Pendant, dazzle with the Three Row Bohemia Bangle, and sparkle with the Mini RockChic Diamond Domed Ring


Make sure you make your way back here, we’ll be updating our article with even more fantastic gift ideas!

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