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. 

Under £10

Fearless Foxes and Darling Deer is a lovingly illustrated and delightful 20 page e-book to read to your children. You can pay whatever you can afford, and of the proceeds from your donation will go to our NHS. Purchase from £3

What is a Christmas without chocolate? These  Christmas Pudding Truffles from Cocoa Amore are a luscious milk chocolate ganache with warming festive flavours of cinnamon, ginger, clove & orange. A great stocking filler at £4.50

This Multi Use Double Lantern is like 2 gifts in 1.  Use one way as a candle holder, turn upside down for a bud vase or tealight holder. Get them from Pomponette, starting at just £5

Independent chocolatiers Cocoa Amore have the perfect festive treat with this milk chocolate bar with gingerbread spices, topped with a gingerbread man.! Pick one up for £6

Be reminded of your favourite city all year round with this  Leicester Christmas Star and Snowflake mug. This bespoke, vibrant mug is available from Visit Leicester for just £6.50

Set truly are the home of quirky and irreverent gifts, like this one from David Shrigley (£7.99)…they've asked us to say that they also sell pretty mugs too.

Get yourself truly in the festive spirit with these  Chocolate Festive Trees from Cocoa Amore. You can get a milk or dark tree finished with a beautiful splash of colour. £7.50

Everyone needs a deep bit of relaxation after the year we've had. These  Dead Sea Bath Salts come infused with essential oils in a reusable 'apothecary' style glass jar. Get it from Pomponette for £9

These customised name leather bracelets would make a perfect gift for your son or daughter! Available from Instinct UK for £9.95

Create your own Santa Chocolate Lollipops at home with this Festive Lolly Making Kit from  Cocoa Amore. Only £8.50

These gorgeous St Eval Winter Woodland Pots from Pomponette come in two blends. Fox- Rosemary and thyme with earthy winter wood notes, and Reindeer - A warming zesty scent of orange & cinnamon. A tough choice. £9.50

This Leicester Tigers 2021 is the perfect stocking filler for all Tigers fans - a great way to show your support all year round! £9.99

Under £25

In collaboration with Cool as Leicester and Jebediah Doodles, this Phoenix t-shirt and other merch helps you support a fantastic local attraction. Starting at £12

This  Hand painted bespoke glass bauble with gift box is sure to be the finest decoration on your whole tree. Grab it from Visit Leicester for just £12.50

Set has a great selection of table games so you don’t even have to move after the Christmas dinner! This fantastic ' Do You Look Like Your Cat' memory game is £14.99, but others start from £7.99

This jigsaw in a tin is perfect for someone who absolutely loves Leicester. It's a  100 piece Ordnance Survey map of the city. £13.50 from Visit Leicester

Christmas and Panettone go hand in hand - but this  Chiostro di Saronno Salted Caramel Panettone puts a twist on the classic dessert, why not give it a try? Available from John Lewis for just £15

This  Glass Candle Holder Storage Jar stores & displays your short dinner candles or other small decor in a classic, stylish way. A great gift for only £15 from Pomponette

This Leicester Tigers Grey Bobble Hat is made from a durable stretch knit fabric to deliver all-day comfort & warmth - perfect for match days! £15 from Leicester Tigers

Do your bit for the environment and grab yourself a reusable cup. This stylish one from Leicester Coffee House gives you 20p off every time you use it, and a free drink upon purchase in store. Starting at £15

You might have bought them a bottle of gin, but what do they drink it from? How about these  Large high ball glasses with copper text detail from Pomponette - Pair for only £18

Named one of the best in Italy, this handcrafted panettone is made with all natural ingredients. Get it from the iconic Gelato Village for £18.95

This beautiful, little bag in magenta pink is made from raffia and is popular with adults and children alike. It would be an ideal gift crammed with sweets or gifts for a little person! £19 from French Bliss 

Know someone with a love of Italian food? This Aperative box from Just so Italian features a beautiful balsamic paired with plenty of savoury goodies. Deli exclusive - £21.50

This French-style Medium Short Handled Basket is great for a shopping trip to the market or supermarket – not too big, not too small, just right! Get it from French Bliss for £20

Available from Instinct UK for £23.95, these 'Dad + Me' matching leather bracelets would make a perfect gift!

Create your own white boar with this TOFT Crochet kit - available exclusively from the King Richard III Visitor Centre. £24.99

Get a taste of the french shopping experience with this Palm Leaf French Hamper Basket. It's strong, sturdy, stylish and practical - only £25 from French Bliss

Give the gift of a good night's sleep with this  Wanderflower Sleep Well Set. It includes natural aromatherapy gifts curated to promote thoughtfulness and wellbeing. £24.99 from Set

Under £50

Wigston Fields News & Deli are offering bespoke hampers of local produce, with hand selected local goodies from the 50+ local producers they stock. For every hamper they sell, they'll also donate a Treat Bag to the Leicester South Foodbank. Prices start from £25

This beautiful Woven Raffia French Style Basket is a perfect shopping companion, and comes with a variety of different features. Get it from French Bliss for £25

Just so Italian are offering this deli exclusive Sweet Box, packed to the brim with Biscotti, Italian Nougat and a Beautiful Sicilian Marmalade. A great gift at only £25.95

This  Antiqued Brass Tray Candle Holder is perfect for adding your own seasonal decor. Get it from Pomponette for £28 - you can also buy the candles in various colours for 50p each

Know someone who’s coffee mad? Pick up this  Single Origin Selection Pack from Leicester Coffee House and they won't be disappointed. £31.50, including free wrapping with 100% recycled paper and even a reused Christmas Card as the gift tag!

More Gin! Enjoy Burleigh’s Richard III gin and drink like the King himself, with the King Richard III Visitor Centre special gin, only £50

Available from French Bliss, these Large Round French Market Basket style bags are both stylish and functional. £27 with free delivery. 

These bespoke gift hampers from the Box Pod are personalised around your budget and requests, and can include beauty products, food, accessories - you name it! Starting at £35

This unique Leicester Skyline pillow gives a fresh new look on our fantastic city. It's available from Visit Leicester for just £35

Set has a wonderful range of Cabbage White England Silver Jewellery, a great mix of elegance and style. Starting at £35

Not sure what to get the film buff in your family? This Phoenix membership gets them exclusive discounts, free tickets and priority tickets. A bargain at only £40 for the year

This Port of Leith Distillery Lind & Lime Gin is an exceptional craft gin that is both refreshing and delicious.. Buy it online from John Lewis - £38

Discover two mesmerising, supermodel-inspired eye looks in one easy-to-use palette! This John Lewis exclusive is a fantastic gift for only £45 

Inspired by the famous Calabrian Chilli, this hamper is a real treat for anyone who loves a bit of chilli, with everything you need for a spicy meal with plenty to spare. £49.50 from Just so Italian

Under £150

Handmade in Instinct UK's workshop, this Japanese Chain Maille Necklace is both stylish and unique. Get it now for £59.50

These Roka Bags tick a lot of boxes, they're sustainable (made from 13-15 recycled bottles), durable, light-weight and look fantastic. Available from Set starting at £59.99

For any die-hard Tigers fan, this Captains Collection replica of the 1996 shirt is a great one to add the collection. £70 (£55 for Juniors) from Leicester Tigers

This Tigers Change Shirt is designed by the team at Welford Road to reflect the colours and background of our vibrant city and celebrate the inclusivity of rugby. It's a fantastic gift for £60 (£45 for Juniors)

A real feast for those who love all things Italian, you'll be able to rustle up more than a few tasty Italian meals with these goodies. Get the Buona Fortuna Hamper from Just so Italian for £89

Now this is truly something different this year!  Have 6 delicious, handmade scotch eggs delivered every 3 months for a year!  £95.00 including delivery from Noni's Family Kitchen

Enjoy showing your support for Tigers in the true comfort of your own Leicester Tigers 2020/21 Training Trilogy Hoodie. £65 from Leicester Tigers

Give that special someone a trip around Italy - at least for their tastebuds! This  Italian Sensations Hamper is available from Just so Italian for £110

Voted one of the top toys for Christmas 2020, this Maxi Micro ECO Deluxe Scooter is perfect for those aged 5-12 years. Grab it for  £129.95 from John Lewis

Over £150

Anyone lucky enough to receive this deluxe gift basket will feel like the Don himself - it's packed to the brim with the best Italian food and drink. Get the Godfather hamper from Just so Italian for £160

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

These Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise Cancelling Wireless headphones are a fantastic gift for the discerning audiophile - £349 from John Lewis

This gorgeous shaped diamond ring in 9ct white gold is a lovely piece of understated jewellery and would make a fantastic gift. Get it now from Lanes Fine Jewellery for £320

The Dyson Corrale is engineered for balance, with weight balanced in the hand to help give maximum control while styling and straightening - the special Gift Edition with Styling Set is only £399.99 from John Lewis

Show that special someone you really care, with a heart shaped diamond pendant and chain in 18ct yellow gold. Grab it for £395 from Lanes Fine Jewellery

Give the gift of true elegance with this  Flower diamond pendant and chain in 18ct yellow gold. Available in store or online from Lanes Fine Jewellery

They say diamonds are a girl's best friend... Earn those valuable brownie points with a pair of 0.28 carat Brilliant Diamond stud earrings from Lanes Fine Jewellery

Also available from Lanes Fine Jewellery is this stunning  Burmese Ruby & Diamond pendant and chain in 18ct White Gold


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. We’ve done the research for you and put together a list of businesses where you can purchase gift vouchers to help support our local attractions and businesses. We will regularly update this list so please do come back to check for more… Take a look at our Christmas Gift Voucher Guide here. 

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

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