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14th November 2019

If you’re tired of giving socks, slippers and soap sets at Christmas, your loved ones are probably ready for some more inspiring gifts too! Well, look no further than our Christmas gift guide for 2019, uncovering the very best London gifts and experiences.

For Her

Lucy Choi Shoes

Help the ladies in your life feel dazzling in a great pair of shoes this Christmas. Shoe designer Lucy Choi is Jimmy Choo’s niece and has a global following of shoe fans in her own right. The Lucy Choi London brand is all about comfort, craftsmanship and character – with a range of sophisticated designs with names inspired by London localities.

Lucy Choi London Shoes

For Her

Afternoon Tea at The Athenaeum

A towering table of fingers sandwiches, splendid scones and decadent cakes await at our afternoon tea. An ideal experience to gift loved ones this Christmas, they’ll while away an afternoon tucking into ingredients fit for the Queen. After all, many of the ingredients we use are from Royal Warrant holders who supply the royal households too.

Afternoon tea

For Her

Bloom & Wild Subscription

Surprise a loved one with a regular gift of flowers for three, six or twelve months via a Bloom & Wild subscription. With flower creations that fit through the letterbox, Bloom & Wild is an original concept that puts a big smile on the face of recipients.

Bloom & Wild Flowers

For Him

Everyman Cinema Membership

Ideal for film fans and keen cinema-goers, an annual membership to Everyman cinemas is the perfect gift that keeps on giving all year long. There are various levels of Everyman membership options and Everyman venues are found across the UK – complete with comfy sofa seating and the option to have a glass of wine and a meal along with your film too.

Everyman Cinema

For Him

Tateossian Cufflinks

Stocked in the likes of Selfridges and Harrods, cufflinks by Tateossian are genuinely original. Some of the cufflinks incorporate an innovative gear design, while others use diamond dust or sailor wheels. Perfect for all manner of personalities!

Tateossian Cufflinks

For Him

Whisky Tasting Masterclass at The Athenaeum

Home to a prized collection of more than 100 original and rare whisky bottlings, The Athenaeum couldn’t be a better spot to indulge your loved one with a whisky tasting masterclass. Hosted by our award-winning barman Giovanni Castorina, participants have the opportunity to taste and learn more about four prized whiskies, each paired with cheese.

Whisky Masterclass

For the little ones

Hamley’s Exclusive 2019 Christmas Bear

This plush toy has been created especially by the world famous toy store for Christmas 2019 only, making it an extra special gift for little ones of any age. A super soft grey bear with a sweet bowtie incorporating illustrations of London at Christmas, this is a one-of-a-kind gift.

Hamleys Bear

For the little ones

Trip to FAO Schwartz at Selfridges

A thrilling toy shop inside Selfridges, FAO Schwartz is a wonderland of toys. While life-sized toys and demonstrations keep the kids entertained for hours, the shelves are a treasure trove of all the toys little hearts could desire. A visit here is perfect for letting the children pick their own Christmas present.

FAO Schwarz

For the little ones

An Adventure in London

Craft a London experience for the little ones that is just perfect for their interests, whether they’d love a sightseeing tour on a hop-on hop-off bus, a visit to Shrek Adventure London, or any other number of London adventures. When you stay with us as a family at The Athenaeum, our Children’s Concierge will make your visit extra special too. From arranging bespoke activities to bringing cookies and milk before bedtime, the children will feel like VIPs!

Families at The Athenaeum

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