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9 of the Best Christmas Hampers

For a Yuletide full of feasting, here are the most indulgent hampers to be found

Harrodian Hamper, £2,500, Harrods

Thirteen fine toasts, two foies gras and 125g of caviar – a hedonistic gift for business or pleasure

All wrapped up: organic Zambian honey, Seville orange and Scottish whisky marmalade, winter spice chocolate almonds

The Ultimate Paxton’s Collection, £1,000, Paxton & Whitfield

The big cheese, with more than six kilograms of hard, soft and well-aged varieties

All wrapped up: baked fig ball, Cheddar Truckle, pear and vanilla confit for hard cheese

Christmas Pantry Hamper, £185, Selfridges

All wrapped up: assorted mini mince pies, traditional panettone, white chocolate and pistachio biscuits

The Crowd Pleaser, £300, Harvey Nichols

All wrapped up: grapefruit and ginger marmalade, giant chocolate coin, green olives with lemon and almond

The Big Day Hamper, £495, Daylesford

All wrapped up: almond ricciarelli, Daylesford sloe gin, single Gloucester

Mayfair Hamper, £895, Claridge’s

All wrapped up: set of four mugs, aged negroni, Claridge’s blend tea

The Wolseley Christmas Hamper, £350, The Wolseley

Get celebrations underway with a trio of wines and crackers (not the edible kind)

All wrapped up: all butter shortbread, silver-plated tea strainer, cognac chocolate truffles

The Imperial Hamper, £6,000, Fortnum & Mason

Set to last well into 2018, complete with chef’s hat and Fortnum’s beauty treats

All wrapped up: chocolate coated cinnamon spice biscuits, hot banana pickle, four-person canvas picnic rucksack

Christmas Extravagance Hamper, £500, Betty’s

All wrapped up: cherry and almond fruit cake in a tin, chocolate desires, Lady Betty peppermint creams