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Taste of Kildare ‘Foodie’ Gift Hampers

Who doesn’t love receiving a hamper? Not only is the sound of wicker basket or untying the ribbon of the gift box so enticing, but to discover a treasure trove of some of your favourite foods inside is something very special.

Did you know that hampers date back to the Victorian period, in the 1800s, when the tradition of gifting someone a custom hamper became the fashion? And even then, it was really only wealthy families who would make and exchange them – filled with the finest food and drink, a basket was made for each member of staff at Christmastime.  Today hampers are still one of the very best gifts to receive and here in Kildare, we are sharing with you some of the best hampers available online from our restaurants and retailers this season.

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Lily O'Brien's Chocolate Hamper

This Christmas send a family member or friend the gift from the award winning chocolatiers, Lily O’Brien’s. This is the perfect gift to spoil somebody special, with free delivery throughout Ireland and the UK. Featured Chocolate Hamper Box contains 8 boxes of Lily O’Brien’s finest assortments. Price: €65

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Cliff at Lyons Luxury Christmas Hampers

Celbridge
Cliff Me Time Hamper
Cliff Me Time Hamper

The Christmas Shop at the Cliff at Lyons has a comprehensive menu of hampers to choose from.  Beautifully packaged in recyclable, eco-friendly packaging, or a substantial picnic basked crammed with goodies, spoil someone special this Christmas. Authentically Irish, all gifts are either handmade in-house or sourced and produced from Irish suppliers, supporting local this season.

Pictured: Me Time Gift Box, €120
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The Nude Wine Company

Naas
Nude Wine Luxury Hamper
Nude Wine Luxury Hamper

The Nude Wine Co., Ireland’s premier online wine supplier, has teamed up with local, Irish craft and food producers to bring you some tantalising Christmas Hampers for that special luxury festive gift.

Specialising in organic and natural wines, they are focused on sustainability from their wine sources to their packaging materials.

Delivery available.

Pictured: Luxury Christmas Hamper, €85
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Clanard Court Festive Foodie Hampers

Athy
Clanard Court Bigger Hamper E75 300x300
Clanard Court Bigger Hamper E75 300x300

Hampers filled with treats produced in-house as well as from Irish suppliers, all handpicked by Clanard Court Hotel Chef. Packed with a selection of Bailey’s Pantry items, Guinness & Treacle Bread and Crackers, a Christmas pudding and chocolates, bottle of red wine and a Clanard Court Signature Scent Candle who wouldn’t love to open this on Christmas morning!

The final day for LAST ORDERS from the Online Gift Shop is end of Friday 16th December 2022 for Nationwide Delivery.

Click and Collect is available until the hotel closes on 24th December 2022, subject to stock availability.
Pictured: Baileys Pantry Festive Hamper €85