It can be hard to think of unique and fitting present ideas so we thought we’d give you a hand. Here’s our list of the best foodie gifts. The list starts with the pricier gifts all the way down to under £10 and our gift vouchers which are great as you can choose how much you spend. Pay for or put money towards a meal at Thackeray’s, Pearson’s Arms or The Windmill and give the gift of a truly delicious food experience.


The Smoking Gun Handheld Food Smoker


The handheld smoker is great gift for an experimental cook. With the ability to easily add another flavour dimension to even the most simple dishes like butters, salads and fruit. It requires four AA batteries so don’t forget to buy them as well so the lucky receiver can use it immediately. Shot 2014-11-26 at 09.35.01

The Fabulous Foodies Gift Hamper

The wicker hamper is lined in black shred and is full of an amazing range of Fine wines, Savoury Nibbles and Sweet Treats. This gift is great if you really want to spoil someone.

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Friday Night Curry Six Month Subscription

This is a great gift! every month a new spice box arrives by post with recipe cards and all the spices required. This is a great way to kick start some amazing home cooking reducing the hassle of searching , measuring and sourcing recipes. Each recipe serves four people so if your lucky you may get invited over to enjoy the benefits of your gift.


Smoked Salmon Kit

Who doesn’t enjoy smoked salmon? The lucky recipient of this gift will be able to make their own! The Kit contains sea salt, whole spice mix, cold smoke generator, wood dust, natural cotton fish bag and detailed instructions to turn any novice into and expert smoker.



Red Joseph Joseph Small Chop2Pot Plus

This is an excellent and extremely practical gift. Reducing mess and increasing ease to the speedy cooker. Once the chopping is done simply squeeze the handle transforming the board into a chute containing the chopped food and effortlessly tip the contents into the pan. It comes in a bright red or a lime green and is a great example of innovation and design. Its fun and practical cooks of any level will love it.

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The Prepara Herb Savor Pod 2.0

These compact Herb Savor Pod can keep fresh herbs flavourful for up to 3 weeks, they fit easily in the cupboard along with salt and pepper grinders. This is a great gift for busy people who don’t have the time, patients or space to keep buying or grow their own herbs but appreciate the benefit of them over dried.

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2-qt. Taso Mixing Bowl Scale by Escali

Another mess reducer, saving time and effort when it comes to washing up, this 2-in-1 bowl combines scales and a mixing bowl. Who could not appreciate the ability to measure, mix  and pour all in the same container.

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For some cheaper gifts Tiger really does hit the mark. I cannot recommend this shop enough for colourful and practical design for surprisingly low cost.

Wine set

This gift is amazing for any wine enthusiasts. The set contains clamp corkscrew, spare corkscrew, foil cutter, wine pourer, bottle stopper, drip saver and thermometer. Its slick, cool and great value.

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Fondue Set

It’s cheesy and fun all for the price of meal at McDonalds. Unlike a McDonalds meal, a fondue set can be used again and again.

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Heart Shape Frying Pan

Another silly one, probably best for pancakes and eggs but theres room for experimentation. With this present anyone can wake a loved one up with a heart shaped egg, what could be better?

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Bamboo Chopping Board

For lovers of Sushi and all things oriental.

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Liquid Timer

Certainly a unique way to time your boiled eggs. A simple gift with a twist, add fun to an everyday tool.

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Alternatively pick your price with our Gift vouchers

Available for all three Dining Circle restaurants, this gift provides an experience that won’t be forgotten anytime soon. It is perfect for someone who already has everything!
Windmill Tel: 01622 889 000
Pearson’s Arms Tel: 01227 773133
Thackeray’s: 01892 511921

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