Sure you can turn up to a dinner party or housewarming with a bottle of wine. But we feel you can do better. Your hosts are planning ahead, so why don’t you? With these dinner party gift ideas you can bring something more interesting and tailored to your host. Here are Bear & Bear’s current pick of 10 superb gifts under £50 to make your friends feel loved.
Any selection from our dinner party gifts ideas are certain to delight any host that’s recently moved home. They will be thankful for a housewarming gift that’s not only extremely functional, but at the same time aesthetically stunning. They are all picked to make a lasting impression on your host so that they will want to whip out your gifts at future soirees. Undoubtedly, you will secure your place at the next dinner party:
Champagne Flûtes – Set of 2 by L’Atelier du Vin – £26.00
These two slender and thin flutes are brought to you by L’Aterlier du Vin, the leading brand in wine accessories. They’re designed to optimize olfactory and gustatory enjoyment. In other words “they look great and improve the taste and smell of your champers”.
Joey Mug by Fellow – £20.00
Elegant 255ml double-walled ceramic coffee mug with sleek copper base – the double wall feature keeps the outside of the mug cool, so you don’t need to worry about burning your hand on a hot cup of Joe.
French Carafe and Glass Set by Royal VKB – £20.00
This popular carafe evokes 20th century rustic French design. It is great for serving wine, water or juice and comes with a set of four 16cl glasses that stack neatly in the neck of the carafe.
Falcon Serving Tray by Falcon Enamelware – £20.00
An iconic serving tray – add a touch of effortless class and sophistication to the table, whatever the occasion.
2L Glass Carafe With Oak Stopper by Sagaform – £22.00
The sweeping lines of this stunning wine carafe by Sagaform of Sweden are perfectly complemented by the spherical oak stopper. The glass is hand blown and the long elegant glass neck makes this a beautifully designed piece and a perfect gift for any lover of wine.
Kastehelmi Bowl 35 cl – Set of two by Iittala – £42.00
The bowls’ size makes them ideal for serving appetisers and dinner party snacks, adding an elegant focal point to the table.
Krenit Salad Bowl by Normann Copenhagen – £24.00
Large durable melamine salad bowl in refined colours adds an elegant touch to the dining table
Moka Espresso Coffee Maker by Alessi – £30.00
This is a superbly revamped version of the traditional octagonal Italian coffee maker and will deliver gourmet espresso in style
Olive Wood Serving Platter by Paxton & Whitfield – £35.00
This attractive board is the perfect centre piece for displaying after dinner cheeses or other dinner party snacks
Large Niju Natural Mango Wood Chopping Board by Nkuku – £45.00
These beautifully crafted chopping boards are made from sustainably sourced mango wood, each with their own unique character from the subtle grain of the mango wood, flecked with greens and browns. More importantly they make wonderful chopping boards and are great for tapas, bread and other culinary delights.
If the above selection of dinner party gift ideas doesn’t quite fit the bill then we have plenty more inspiration on the website. Perhaps you’ll find something else in our kitchen category or over in tableware. In any case please leave us a comment to let us know what you think.