Holiday Gift Guides
10 Restaurants That Will Get You Festive Ready With Their Yummy Hampers!
You know Diwali is here when you enter your office and it is lit up with fairy lights and flower garlands. After you’re done admiring the beauty, the realisation strikes that DIWALI is here and you haven’t bought ONE gift yet! Frankly, finding one in 2 days would be a major task. Worry not; with these amazing curated gift guides, your festive gifting will be sorted.
But what about all those times you have NO idea what to get someone — something for their home or a perfume. That’s when food comes as your saviour, as always. There are some great hampers in the market that come in the cutest packaging ever. They make for the best Diwali gifts — no hassles and suitable for all! Plus, you really don’t have to waste much energy on buying or thinking about them — food works wonders, every time. From chocolates to the finest wines, these hampers are sure to win just about anyone’s heart.
So here is the first handpicked food gift guide for the season. This list includes our top 10 picks from restaurants, hotels, and bakeries that are providing some yummy hampers. Scroll on!
1. Choko La — Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore
Started in 2005, Choko La has dominated the premium chocolate space in our country. This year, they are giving out 20 tasty hampers and you can choose accordingly. This one is the large basket that has around 10 different kinds of chocolates packed into one!
Price: Rs 5,700
Contact: Choko la (Available in-store and online.)
2. Sofitel — Mumbai
The business hotel in BKC is offering some delicious Diwali boxes this year that are certainly a steal. This box has everything from a Rosemary praline, chocolates, and tea cake to assorted nuts, olive oil bottles, and so much more!
Price: On request
Contact: +91 (22) 617 5115
3. Four Seasons — Mumbai
Apart from great spa packages, Four seasons has handpicked great products and created a wonderful gift hamper Chandon Brut, red wine, artichoke hearts, hazelnut coffee and a lots more. Hungry, already?
Price: Rs 8,000
Contact: +91 77188 19206
4. Sucres Des Terres — Mumbai
An artisanal ice-cream parlour that offers sinful flavours, Sucres Des Terres is surprising us this Diwali. Here’s their special edition Boondi Bonbons *sees stars*. That is essentially our favourite Indian sweet, boondi ladoos, with an ice-cream filling. What?
Price: Box of four (Rs 950)
Contact: +91 99209 85880
5. The Oberoi — Gurgaon
Like every year, this time too The Oberoi is giving us premium gourmet goodies in a hamper. Something that is a definite must-buy is the fine bread that come within this luxury-soaked basket.
Price: On request
Contact: +91 98112 89169
6. Bombay Canteen — Mumbai
The fun restaurant that keeps experimenting with its cuisine is offering some kickass hampers that will help you get you geared up for the festivities. These limited edition, specially crafted pataka boxes consists of your favourite namkeen and deliciou
Price: Rs 1,250
Contact: +91 (22) 4966 6666
7. Taj Lands End — Mumbai
Chocolates, cookies, macaroons, and what not in these luxury Diwali boxes by Taj Lands End. Rest assured, the brand will take care of the quality and make your dearies smile!
Price: Rs 2,500
Contact: 022 6668 1234
8. Le 15 Patisserie — Mumbai
Satisfy your sweet cravings with these exclusive cupcakes and macaroons from the best patisserie in town! A nice change from the Indian sweets.
Price: Fondant Cupcakes (Rs 70 each); Limited Edition Macarons (Rs 80 each)
Contact: +91 97690 77309
9. Love and Cheesecake — Mumbai
Find new love in these gorgeous hampers. These family Diwali hampers are stunning to look at and delicious in taste. French biscuits, anyone?
Price: Rs 2,500
Contact: Love and Cheesecake
10. JW Marriott – Bangalore
While all Marriott outlets have amazing hampers to give, this one is a treat for the people in Bangalore. Full of goodies like cookies, wines, cakes, pastas, I hope I get this one as a gift!
Price: Rs 6,500
Contact: +91 80500 80499