No matter what the occasion, from Valentine's Day to just because, there's a surefire way to make sure your gift gets a sweet reception: choose a chocolate hamper!
Whether you are ready to treat yourself with a mini-hamper, bestow a loved one or colleague with a delicious gift they will truly appreciate or share a chocolate bounty with friends and family, we’ve rounded up a gift guide of some of the best chocolate hampers around.
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Studies have shown that chocolate is good for your mood, dark chocolate is good for your health, and, although we haven’t seen any scientific evidence to prove it, we're pretty sure chocolate in all of its many forms is just plain good for the soul. Here are our top picks for the best mini hampers, novelty chocolate hampers, personalised hampers and gift chocolate hampers out there...
Best chocolate hampers for Valentine's Day
Cadbury Valentine's Chocolate Basket, £30, Cadbury
Way to your Heart Hamper, £40, Hotel Chocolat
Rose Plant with Red Wine & Chocolates Gift, £30, Marks & Spencer
Truffle Chocolate Hamper, £40, Godiva
Pink Gin Valentine's Day Gift Set, £42.99, Amazon
The Lovestruck Hamper, £100, Fortnum & Mason
Sexy Date Night Personalisable Sweet Treat Hamper, £30, NotOnTheHighStreet
Best chocolate hampers for any occasion
Go big with a jaw-dropping collection of chocolate treats, from hot chocolate hampers to the ultimate gift from Cadbury.
Cadbury Chocolate and Wines Hamper, £50, Cadbury
What is better than a hamper filled with Cadbury chocolates? A Cadbury hamper that also includes two bottles of wine: one bottle of Little Black Pigs Pinot Grigio and one Little Black Pigs Shiraz Cabernet. Check out the full Cadbury chocolate hampers selection.
G&B Ultimate Chocolate Hamper, £100, Green & Blacks
You'll find a whole host of sumptuous goodies Inside this luxe wicker basket. The ultimate Christmas gift for the chocolate lover in your life, Green & Blacks organic hamper includes the limited edition Connoisseur Tasting Collection – and it looks incredible.
The Signature Hot Chocolate Hamper, £50, Whittard
The perfect way to drink to Christmas with two signature Luxury and Luxury White hot chocolates plus mini marshmallows. A pair of SoHo glasses to sip from are also included.
Godiva Hamper of Treats, £60, Godiva Chocolates
Orangettes, truffles, dark chocolate sea salt bars... Need we say more?
Cartwright & Butler Chocolate Hamper, £60, Amara
A rustic crate chock full of Cartwright & Butler chocolates: Belgian Chocolate Fudge, Triple Choc Chunk Chocolate Wafer Crispies, C&B Chocolate Wafer Rounds, Tiramisu Almonds and last but not least, C&B Drinking Chocolate Milk.
Cadbury Ultimate Chocolate Basket, £70, Cadbury
This gift is a sure-fire sweet success: a wicker basket filled with everyone's Cadbury favourites from Dairy Milk to Heroes.
Best gift chocolate hampers under £35
No matter what your budget, show someone how much you care by saying it with chocolate!
Prosecco & Chocolates Gift, £25, John Lewis
Toast the sweet life with a bottle of Prosecco and six Linden Lady Handmade truffles.
Godiva Say Thank You Hamper, £35, Godiva Chocolates
Want to tell someone you appreciate them? Say it with an assortment of Godiva Chocolates.
White Chocolate Hamper Gift Selection Box from The Bundle Hut, £27.99, Amazon
In this gift you'll find Kinder Bueno White, Milky Bar Giant Buttons, Reese's White Peanut Butter Cups, Lindt Lindor White Truffles, Green & Blacks White Chocolate Bar and more.
Best novelty chocolate hampers
A quirky chocolate hamper with a fun theme makes a statement...
Chocolate Library – The Milk Chocolate Collection, £35, Fortnum and Mason
Five milk chocolate 'books' – and you can get a set in dark chocolate or a variety combo, too
Treasure Mini Gift Hamper, £26.73, Chocolate Trading Co
This hamper contains a treasure trove of 100 – yes, one hundred! – chocolate coins.
Gourmet Chocolate Pizza Hamper, £20, Not on the High Street
This one's perfect for a pizza lover who can't resist dessert.
Best mini chocolate hampers
Self-care can definitely include chocolate! An individual chocolate hamper has everything you need to treat yourself...
French Chocolate Truffles & Prosecco Mini Gift Hamper, £15.85, Chocolate Trading Co
This chocolate hamper keeps it short and sweet with six gourmet dark chocolate truffles and a 20cl bottle of Il Caggio extra dry Prosecco
Best chocolate birthday hamper
Happy Birthday Surprise Chocolate Hamper, £30, Marks & Spencer
Yum! This fun hamper contains Casa di Amello Prosecco, a Swiss chocolate assortment and chocolate fudge cake with Happy Birthday cake topper.
Best chocolate hampers for Christmas
Christmas Chocolate Tower Gift Set, £55, Godiva Chocolates
Part of Godiva's luxury Christmas hamper collection, this red and green tower of chocolate includes the 20-piece Sparkle Collection Gift Box, a 12-piece selection of Signature Truffles and the four-piece Gold Box.
Christmas Chocolate and Champagne Small Gift Hamper, £63.30, Chocolate Trading Co
Chocolate Trading Co even has chocolate gifts that can be personalised.
Hotel Chocolat Stocking Fillers Collection, £37, Amazon
This Christmas collection on Amazon includes a range of treats from A Dozen Portly Penguins made from milk chocolate and white chocolate, milk chocolate, to the The Sleigh Team – 10 solid chocolate reindeer. It's designed as a stocking filler but we love it as a gift.
The 'Christmas At Laura's' Hamper by Laura's Confectionery, £43, NotOnTheHighStreet
This Christmas hamper from Laura's Confectionery contains not just chocolate treats but also jelly beans and White Giant Snowies biscuits.
Merry Christmas Everyone Hamper, £55, Hotel Chocolat
This Christmas hamper is filled with Hotel Chocolat seasonal favourites including Champagne Truffles and Salted Caramel Snowflakes.
Christmas Treats Gift Box, £55, Selfridges
You’re in for a treat! Selfridges Selection has put together the ultimate festive hamper, complete with everything from Dark Milk Hot Chocolate to White Chocolate Pistachio Thins and Chocolate Biscuit Trees.
Kernow Chocolate Christmas Hamper, £33.95, eBay
Christmas treats handmade in Cornwall, including dark chocolate Shot Cups, Hot Chocolate Spoons and Christmas shapes in milk and white chocolate
Thorntons Ultimate Christmas Wicker Hamper, £95, Thorntons
Thortons' most popular Christmas hamper includes everything from gingerbread fudge to the limited edition Continental Winter Market Collection – and even a bottle of Bottega Gold Prosecco
Personalised Chocolate Christmas Sweet Hamper, £49.50, Not on the High Street
Spell it out with a custom chocolate message which comes along with a chocolate flower, two heart-shaped boxes of chocolates (one praline and one fudge) and, to top it all off, chocolate hearts and champagne bottles.
Cadbury's Chocolate Filled Christmas Stocking, £14.99, Amazon
Looking for a chocolate mini hamper? These stockings filled with Cadbury's sweets are great for a special treat for one!
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