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Best coffee gifts to buy 2023
Browse our selection of artisan whisky gifts on the new olive shop. From a speciality cafetière taster set to an espresso trio and a single origin ground coffee gift set with a bespoke tin.
Two Chimps Coffee fruity ground coffee set
Two Chimps ethically source coffee from around the world before roasting the beans by hand in small batches back in the UK. This trio combines three ‘fruity’ varieties from Rwanda, Brazil and Peru to liven up your usual cup.
olive shop (£32.95)
Joe & Seph’s espresso martini popcorn
Got a friend whose cocktail order is always an espresso martini? They’ll love a bag of Joe & Seph’s espresso martini popcorn for a gourmet sweet treat that has it all – crisp popcorn tossed in creamy caramel infused with vodka and a double coffee hit of espresso and coffee liqueur.
Joe & Seph’s (£4)
Amazon (£11.99, kilner gift jar)
Le Monin flavoured coffee syrups set
Give a friend the ability to recreate their coffee shop favourites at home with a set of syrups – sweeten morning coffee with a dash of caramel syrup, add depth with a splash of hazelnut or make it extra special with the fragrant amaretto.
Grind One coffee pod machine
This 19-bar coffee pod machine from Grind, built in stainless steel and featuring a sleek, industrial design, makes the perfect upgrade for your coffee-drinking friend – the ultimate luxury coffee gift. Go one step further and pair with a refillable tin full of Grind’s compostable coffee pods, filled with organic Grind coffee which is also compatible with Nespresso machines. Check out our review of the best coffee pod machines here.
Love heart coffee stencil gift set
This fun cocoa stencil makes a thoughtful gift for cappuccino- and latte-drinkers, giving them the chance to take their coffee-presenting skills to the next level.
Espresso Martini Velvetised Cream
Vodka, espresso, white chocolate and cream, velvetised. This silky-smooth espresso martini cream from Hotel Chocolat is best shaken and poured over ice, or pairs perfectly with a milky coffee or rich hot chocolate. It’s a little bit of luxury to gift to friends or family (if you can resist keeping it to yourself!).
Hotel Chocolat (£23)
Hario Skerton Hand Grinder
As your coffee-loving friend will know, the best coffee is fresh coffee. If they haven’t invested already, the Hario Skerton Hand Grinder makes a solid piece of everyday coffee equipment, with ceramic burrs providing durability and consistency of grind. It’s an affordable gift considering the price of electric grinders, too.
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Balance Coffee espresso whole bean coffee set
Know someone who can’t start the day without a shot of espresso? Balance Coffee have turned three of their speciality espressos into a set, so a coffee lover can get experimenting. It combines the versatile Rotate Espresso, which could be used in anything from lattes to cocktails, the punchy Level Up for a fruity black coffee, and the Stability Blend for an afternoon pick-me-up.
olive shop (£24.99)
Sipsmith London Sipspresso Coffee Gin
If your friend also happens to be a gin-lover, London gin distillery Sipsmith’s coffee gin is sure to tick both boxes. The brand has partnered with Pact Coffee to create this blend, distilling Brazilian and Rwandan ground coffee beans with cinnamon and fresh vanilla for a unique flavour that’s sure to taste great in espresso martinis.
Master of Malt (£29.99)
Exhale Coffee organic house roast
You can tell Exhale, a coffee company which test to ensure its coffee is free from common nasties such as pesticides, mycotoxins and heavy metals that can reduce the benefits, is a coffee-lovers brand, as their beans are roasted fresh, in small batches and delivered straight to your door (great if you’re looking to deliver your friend’s gift to their door). Grinds are available in ground, whole bean and decaffeinated.
Exhale Coffee (£18)
Oliver Bonas tan leather bike cup holder
Is your friend into their cycling as much as their coffee? If the answer is yes, why not gift them this nifty leather bike cup holder, brilliant for getting their coffee fix while cycling from A to B. This would make a lovely small gift or as part of a hamper.
Oliver Bonas (£6)
Le Creuset stoneware coffee press
Le Creuset is a gift that will stand the test of time. This sturdy coffee pot with a metal press comes in a range of colours so you can perfectly match the cafetière to your recipient’s kitchen, giving after-dinner coffee an elegant boost. Looking for coffee beans to accompany your gift? Take a look at coffee expert Celeste Wong’s round-up of her favourite coffee beans here.
Tambia owns the farms producing its beans and pledges to protect the environment and guarantee economic stability and social support for communities that depend on them. This Colombian Castillo is a rich cup with sweet notes of toffee and citrus.
Tambia Coffee (from £6.75/200g)
If your friend needs a reusable coffee cup upgrade, look no further than TOPL’s personalised life-proof cup. It’s spill-safe technology positions it above the rest of the reusable cups we’ve come across – the ‘smart’ lid regulates flow so you can sip and stroll minus splashes, with a moulded 360 lip so you can sip from any angle, just like drinking from a mug. There’s also the option to personalise your cup for an extra £10.
TOPL (from £27)
ROK manual milk frother
This small, manual pump-action hand frother from ROK is great for making flat whites, cappuccinos and macchiatos on the move – a perfect gift if you’re friend likes to drink in style whilst travelling. It’s great value for money, too.
Aluna Coconut Coffee Liqueur
If your friend likes their coconut flat whites, they’ll love this coconut coffee liqueur from coconut rum brand Aluna. Blended with 100% Arabica cold brew coffee, cacao nibs and black cardamom, this works neat over ice, shaken up in an espresso martini or poured over vanilla ice cream for an affogato. It’s vegan friendly, gluten free and lower in sugar than many of its rivals, too.
Chocolate Enrobed Coffee Caramels
If you’re putting together a personalised hamper for your coffee-loving friend, a packet of chocolate enrobed coffee caramels would sure make a great addition (and they’d go just as well with a freshly made cup of coffee in the afternoons).
Apostle Gift Box
Three gifts is always better than one. This gift box from Apostle, a family-run coffee roaster focused on organic, environmentally-friendly coffee, comes beautifully packaged and contains 150g of Apostle’s Organic Espresso Blend, Organic Single Origin and Organic Mountain Water Decaf, ground to your specification.
Perky Blenders personalised coffee
A bag of personalised coffee is a must-item in every coffee lover’s life. You’ve got 20 characters to play with when writing your message, so emblazon yours with a friend’s name or witty message. After you’ve named your coffee, pick which grind you’d like, (choose from whole bean, espresso, French press and more), the colour of the label and you’re good to go. Inside, you’ll find 250g of Perky Blender’s signature Forest Blend. Better yet, if you’re looking to buy in bulk for all the special people in your life, you can edit the quantity on the basket page.
Perky Blenders (£11)
Love Cocoa Espresso Martini coffee beans
These espresso martini coffee beans from Love Cocoa are sure to put a spring in their step. Dipped with dark chocolate, these vegan morsels work as an office snack or even better, paired with an espresso martini.
Love Cocoa (£7.50)
Aeropress Brew Bundle
For someone who takes the perfect brew seriously, this aeropress bundle makes a thoughtful gift. The AeroPress carefully brews coffee direct into a mug, and along with this the bundle contains the filter papers you need, a bag of single origin Colombian coffee (choose whole bean or medium ground, ready for the AeroPress) to get someone started as well as a handy tote bag. Read coffee expert Celeste Wong’s guide to perfecting AeroPress coffee at home here.
Chimney Fire Coffee (£42.50)
Smeg milk frother
This timeless Smeg milk frother would make a great addition to a coffee lover’s kitchen counter. Judged to be BBC Good Food’s best milk frother, this works on both hot or cold milk, for that barista-style finishing touch to coffees or hot chocolates at home.
For more milk frother inspiration, take a look at our top pick of milk frothers to buy here.
Maison Margiela coffee break eau de toilette
Keep the coffee buzz going all day – a bottle of Maison Margiela coffee break perfume makes a luxurious gift. Designed to recreate the scent of a “creamy and cozy coffee”, this earthy scent has top notes of coffee and red apple, with deep base notes of sandalwood and cedar.
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