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The Foodie’s Guide to Christmas Treats in London

If you’re a food enthusiast, here are some great shops and pop-ups in London where you can spoil yourself with yummy treats or pick up some foodie presents!

Black Vanilla

Fancy something a bit unique? Then try some festive gelato or sorbet at Black Vanilla located in Blackheath and Greenwich. Try cranberry gelato with a turkey ‘ripple’, or for fans of a festive tipple, there’s mulled wine sorbetto.

Other seasonal scoops including mince pie gelato: a merry mix of premium mincemeat and short crust pastry and Christmas pudding gelato laced with rich fruit cake.

Turkey & Cranberry gelato

The East India Company’s Pop Up Shop, St Martin’s Courtyard

The East India Company’s newly launched Pop Up Shop in St Martin’s Courtyard serves as the perfect destination shop for tea lovers and anyone looking for a luxurious but affordable Christmas gift for a foodie.

Find an exclusive selection of fine teas and coffees, artisan sweet and savoury biscuits, luxurious chocolate bars, coffee beans and nuts, and flavourful jams and marmalades.

Maison Blanc

Maison Blanc offers a beautiful collection of French-inspired, hand-crafted pâtisserie and novelty stocking fillers.

From the bakery you’ll be able to enjoy a gorgeous date and ginger Christmas tree sponge cake, luxuriously covered in a light cream cheese, pistachios and crunchy mini baubles.

London shops can be found in Fulham, Hampstead, Holland Park, Chiswick, Muswell Hill and St. John’s Wood.

La Maison Maille Boutique in Piccadilly

La Maison Maille Boutique is one of the capital’s newest destinations for food-lovers.

Complementing the long-established boutiques of Paris and Dijon, La Maison Maille’s new shop in Piccadilly invites London’s foodies to experience more than 60 brand new variants of mustards, vinegars and gherkins.

This year’s Autumn/Winter collection includes three brand new seasonal mustards, making an excellent Christmas gift.

The Hummingbird Bakery

London’s home of American baking has Christmas wrapped up with its seasonal cake selection.

Festive treats from The Hummingbird Bakery include hand-decorated Christmas cupcakes, mini delights and a selection of festive layer cakes in the bakery’s bestselling flavours including vanilla, chocolate and red velvet.

 Find out more about Christmas in London.