Sheffield Christmas Gift Guide

You want presents? YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE PRESENTS! Fortunately, we can – and we’ve done all the hard work so you don’t have to. Fill yer stockings, you filthy animals…

 

For The Foodie
Porter Brook Deli on Sharrow Vale Rd have lots of lovely bits for any foodie. Their products are made right here in Sheffield and Derbyshire, with their ingredients sourced locally when they can. They have a load of fancy hampers starting at £12, including the yummy Hendo’s hamper, which includes The Henderson’s Relish Cookbook as well as lots of little Hendo’s treats. You can also take a pick of their cheeses, charcuterie, olives, jams, chutneys and cakes to make your own bespoke hamper.
 www.porterbrookdeli.co.uk.

 

For The Tea-Total
Tea connoisseurs The Birdhouse Tea Company have been working on some wonderful Christmas blends in their special Noël range. Blended are some innovative Christmas-themed concoctions; mulled wine, chocolate orange, spiced apple and gingerbread. Yummy! These little bags of deliciousness serve as great stocking fillers for any tea fan.
www.facebook.com/BirdhouseTeaCompany.

 

For Beer Connoisseurs
With dozens of quality winter beers, as well as ciders and mead which serve perfectly as mulled winter drinks with their warming spices, Beer Central have got Christmas covered. Their hand-made wooden crates, £15, serve as the perfect carrier for about six bottles; creating the perfect pressie for any beer enthusiast (£30 including bottles). They’ve also got a variety of mini kegs, £19, providing nine pints of lovely fresh beer. Or you can pick up one of their extra Christmassy gift boxes, which includes three wintery drinks.
www.facebook.com/BeerCentralLtd.

 

For The Modern Gent
Gentlemen’s barbers Savills have got plenty of little treats for any modern gent. As well as the usual gels, oils and waxes, on the shelves for this Christmas they have pork pie hats (which have been flying off their shelves), a wonderfully packaged Shoe Cleaning Kit, a Craftsman’s Tool Set and Whiskey Stones. How proper!
www.savillsbarbers.com.

 

For The Bargain Hunters
Wonderful little vintage shop Filibuster and Booth have plenty of little treasures and Christmas gift ideas for the true fashion eccentric. With a wide range of jewellery, accessories and antiques, there’s plenty to choose from, whether you want to mix and match smaller bits or splash out on something truly valuable.                                                                                                                              
www.facebook.com/pages/Filibuster-and-Booth-Sheffield.

 

For Arty Types
For the arty Sheffielder, local artist Pete McKee has lots of Sheffield and Yorkshire inspired prints, books and accessories! We really like his The Joy Of Sheff book £20 for its cool illustrations, intelligent commentary and of course, it’s all about Sheffield!
www.petemckee.com.

 

A Hamper With a Difference
Local farm shop Beeches of Walkley has lots of wonderful foodie things in store this December; perfect to make up a great Christmas hamper for a loved one. Pick either a free cardboard basket or they look even better in their straw woven hamper baskets! They can then be wrapped and decorated to be super Christmassy. Fill the basket with their special marmalades, jams, chutneys, cooking sauces and honey. They also have some environmentally-friendly soaps and toiletries to throw into the mix as well as some ready-made sets, which you can easily pick up, priced £7-£40.
www.facebook.com/pages/Beeches-of-Walkley.

 

Love Your Hair
284 Hair have some fab gifts in store, at a fraction of the RRP! They have the exclusive limited edition Rose Gold GHD’s, which you can reserve for a £30 deposit. They’ve also got Sebastian Gift Sets £17.99, containing a super shiny heat protector, volume giving root spray or a dry shampoo, a dry styler and a hairspray all in one. You also receive a free 50ml Shampoo and Conditioner. www.facebook.com/284hair.

 

For Fitness Fanatics
We’ve all got that one friend who makes us feel guilty about our slightly gluttonous lifestyle with their constant exercise and healthy eating (what’s that again?). Treat em’ with some lovely fitness essentials from Front Runner on Sharrow Vale Road, we think their Flip Belt £25 is pretty handy, a sleek, discrete and super comfortable way to carry your phone, cash or keys whilst on the move. We also like their Ron Hill winter tights £50, super cosy, warm and wind resistant, making them perfect for winter jogs.
www.frontrunnersheffield.co.uk.

 

For Creative Types
Moonko are devoted to showcasing creative talent, both locally and throughout the UK in support of new and emerging designers. Their shop on Division Street is a haven for those creatives who love rare and one-off bits. If you’re into festive jewellery, this Let It Snow locket £19 is the perfect cute Christmas accessory. We also think this beaker; £15.25 by designer Donna Wilson is pretty groovy for some quirky kitchenware.
www.moonko.co.uk.

 

For Rockers
The folks at Skull and Bones Boys Club have been working on a few things those who love something a little alternative. We particularly like this little ‘Pray for Gin’ chain £20.  This lil’ trinket is the perfect stocking filler; jewellery with a little punch. They’ve also announced a few Christmas bits such as hand-crafted combs and wooden iPhone cases.
www.skullandbonesboysclub.

 

Flower Power
The Brookhouse Florist Christmas collection includes a glittering aray of flowers, plants, wreaths, gifts with that added dash of Christmas magic. Whether its traditional with berries and holly or contemporary and sleek, Brookhouse will put together the perfect arrangement. They also have lovely gift vouchers from £10.
www.thebrookhouseflorist.co.uk.

 

For Your Barnet and Bonce
If the stress of Meadowhall at Christmas is too much to bear, head over to Barber Barber, a gents barber shop with a difference who specialise in not only the hair on your head, but grooming your beard, along with a bit’o banter. Their shave experience is particularly luxurious. Why not treat a special someone to a Barber Barber gift card, or splash out on a luxury Edwin Jagger two-piece shaving set £88. www.barberbarber.co.uk.

 

For Luxury
Spa 1877 on Victoria Street has plenty of relaxing goodness on offer with a variety of treatments; facials, massages, manicures, pedicures, tanning, waxing, all in addition to their hammam and Turkish baths! Really treat someone this Christmas with a Spa 1877 gift voucher, they start at £20 and have plenty of treatments and spa days available.
www.spa1877.com.

 

Bird Beauty
Bird’s Yard is one of our lovely exclusive fashion stores on Chapel Walk, famed for their collaborative pieces with local designers and artists. There’s plenty of clothing, jewellery and kitchenware in their store, offering something much cooler than your average high street shop. They stock exclusive dresses by Due, which come in a variety of styles at £50 to suit everyone. We also love this bunny ring £37, handmade in Thailand are a quirky and alternative accessory.
www.birdsyardsheffield.co.uk.

 

For Coffee Crazies
Cafeology’s business is 100% ethical – and they offer a huge range of products which carry many recognised marks such as the Fairtrade, Soil Association and Rainforest Alliance mark to ensure they make a difference to the farmers whose crops they buy. Cafeology have a fab aeropress coffee maker for just £25 with a free pack of their Columbian coffee thrown in!  
www.cafeology.com.

 

For The Individual
Just down from Bird’s Yard is the brand’s second venture Birds and Beards. Birds and Beards is a brand new shop on 50 Chapel Walk stocking fashionable clothes and accessories; many exclusive to Yorkshire. Treat a special someone to this faux-fur hooded jacket to keep cosy through the winter months. Or their quirky gold tube necklace. www.birdsyardsheffield.co.uk.

 

All Things Vintedge
Over at the esteemed Antiques Quarter is Vintedge, a home of one-off bespoke vintage gifts. With everything from clothing, homeware, furniture and vinyl’s, there’s something for everyone under one roof. The store’s interior is also amazing, making Vintedge the ultimate shopping experience.
www.vintedge448.co.uk.

 

For the Sweet Tooth
Pop down to Evermore Sweet Shop on Sharrow Vale Road for all sorts of candy goodness! Take a pick of all their classic sweetie favourites: cola cubes, bon bons, cinder toffee and put them together in a cute bespoke hamper for £20.
www.facebook.com/EvermoreSheffield.

 

Something a Bit Different
Code3D is an innovative little brand taking 3D printing above and beyond its typical purposes. Their collection of 3D printed jewellery using a variety of unusual materials are particularly exciting and innovative, and offer something different to your average jewellery designs. They also offer their ‘Tiny Twin 3D’- a high definition 3D printed you!
www.code3d.co.uk.

 

For The Amateur Chef
Resonating with any true Sheffielder, The Sheffield Cook Book is a lovely little gem filled with local recipes and stories, all captured right here in our lovely city. With contributions from all across Sheffield’s culinary community, the book features 50 recipes that all Sheffielders can get stuck into. There’s also the Henderson’s Cook Book, a handy cook book highlighting the uses of our handy Yorkshire sauce in all kinds of imaginative ways: curries, stews, pies, truffles, trifles, custards, butter reductions and bread infusions. Psst.. We produced both of these little books, so they’re obviously pretty good. www.amazon.co.uk, www.mezepublishing.co.uk, selected Sheffield stores.

 

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