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Top 15 Foodie Advent Calendars 2018


Foodie advent calendars are a delicious way to enjoy the countdown to Christmas 2018. This year you have every excuse to celebrate each day of the build up to the festive season with a little tasting.

Brighten up those dark December nights with a special treat. Here’s our selection of the best food advent calendars and should you prefer a festive tipple, we’ve got alcohol advent calendars, too.

Best Boozy Advent Calendars 2018

Beer Advent Calendars

Adams beer advent calendar 2018

Adnams produce award-winning beer at their Suffolk brewery in Southwold. This Christmas you can taste your way through some of their best brews with this beer tasting advent calendar. You’ll be treated to 24 little taster bottles and cans of Adnams best beer.

Buy from Adnams (£54.99)

Try: Adnams Brewery Tour

Craft Beer Advent Calendar

Craft beer advent calendar in a box from Laithwaites

Laithwaites Wine have put together this beer lover’s craft beer advent calendar. It has been carefully curated to include a delicious selection of flavours from renowned craft beer producers. A great choice is you’re looking for an advent calendar for men.

Buy from amazon (£49.99)

Discover: Beer Tasting Experiences

Gin Advent Calendars

Gin & Tonic Advent Calendar 2018 with mini bottle

This Gin & Tonic advent calendar is exclusive to John Lewis & Partners. It includes a full bottle of gin from The Lakes Distillery and a range of premium tonic waters to mix your perfect G&T. Gin lovers can take their pick of flavours from Luscombe grapefruit tonic water to festive combinations such as blood range and cinnamon.

Buy from John Lewis & Partners (£95)

Discover: Britain’s best gin distillery tours

Edinburgh Gin Advent Calendar 2018 in festive box

Enjoy the countdown to Christmas with this gin advent calendar from The Edinburgh Gin Distillery. Distilled in the shadow of Edinburgh castle, this gift for gin connoisseurs includes 25 mini 5cl bottles of gin including the classic Edinburgh Gin and a selection fruit gin liqueurs. Try pouring one over creamy vanilla ice cream for a boozy dessert.

Buy from John Lewis & Partners (£120)

Try: The Edinburgh Gin Distillery Tour

Whisky Advent Calendars

Whisky Advent Calendar 2018 from The Whisky Shop

Whisky connoisseurs can get cosy by the fire and enjoy a wee dram every night in December. This whisky advent calendar contains 24 3cl wee drams which are guaranteed to make the festive season extra merry.


Buy from The Whisky Exchange (£145)

Discover: Whisky Tasting Experiences


Wine Advent Calendars 2018

Wine advent calendar in a box

The advent calendar for wine lovers. Behind each door is a mini bottle of wine including red wine, white wine, rose and Prosecco.

Buy from Notonthehighstreet (£84.95)

Discover: Wine tasting experiences and vineyard tours

Prosecco Advent Calendar

Prosecco Advent Calendar box with mini champagne bottle

The party girl’s advent calendar. Inside each door is a mini bottle of Prosecco, Cava or Champagne. On Christmas Eve, there’s a bottle of Lanson Champagne to pop open and kick off the festivities.

Buy from notonthehighstreet (£144.95)


Non Alcoholic Advent Calendars 2018

Tea Advent Calendars

Fortnum & Mason rare advent calendar 2018 in eau-de-nil box

Fortnum & Mason has been importing tea to Britain since the late 1700s. Buy this rare tea advent calendar and you can treat yourself to a special brew everyday. The wooden advent calendar includes fine rare teas such as the wonderfully-named Goomtee First Flush and Jasmine Fairy. Guaranteed to delight a tea lover in the run up to the festive season.

Buy from Fortnum & Mason (£145)

Read about: Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason

Twinnings Tea Advent Calendar 2018 in a decorative box

Tucked inside this festive advent calendar from Twinings, you’ll find 24 little loose leaf tea pyramids and a special surprise for Christmas day. A Christmas cuppa for every day in December.

Buy from Twinings (£21.99)

Discover: Afternoon Tea Experiences

Coffee Advent Calendars

Pact Coffee advent calendar 2018

Enjoy a festive cup of morning coffee with the Pact Coffee Advent Calendar 2018. 25 speciality coffees have been carefully sourced through Direct Trade. All 25 coffees are pre-ground to suit cafetière, Aeropress and drip brewing methods and are individually wrapped in 18g servings.

Buy from Amazon (£39.95)


Edible Advent Calendars 2018

Liquorice Advent Calendar

Liquorice advent calendar 2018

Lucky liquorice lovers can dip into these advent pots for a daily fix of liquorice sweets. Take a tasting tour of the liquorice world from sweet and salty to jellies, gums and caramels.

Buy from (£24.95)

Bonne Maman Advent Calendar

Bonne Maman Advent calendar 2018

Brighten up your toast in the morning with this festive advent calendar from Bonne Maman. Inside you’ll find a tantalising selection of mini 1oz jars of jams and spreads including holiday exclusives: Raspberry and Lychee, Strawberry and Red Currant, Pineapple and Passion Fruit, Orange and Cinnamon and Morello Cherry.

Buy from Amazon (£29.85)

Chocolate Advent Calendars 2018

Chocolate Advent Calendar For Two

Hotel Chocolat Chocolate Advent calendar for two 2018

Hotel Chocolat’s chocolate advent calendar for two gives twice the pleasure. Inside each day’s window you’ll find two scrumptious chocolate truffles. Some of the flavours include Gingerbread Praline and Salted Caramel Cream.

Buy from hotel chocolat (£26)

Discover: Chocolate tasting experiences

Monochrome Chocolate Advent Calendar

Monochrome chocolate advent calendar

A sophisticated and very yummy Christmas Advent calendar comprising handmade chocolates with a black & white pattern and elegant gold numbers. Hand made by COCOAPOD, the chocolates are made from delicious couverture milk Belgian chocolate and come in a beautiful presentation box.

Buy from notonthehighstreet (£24.94)

Eat Your Greens Advent Calendar

eat your green advent calendar 2018

Surprise your friends and family with this quirky take on an advent calendar. Perfect for Brussels sprout enthusiasts and for those who simply can’t stand them because these carefully crafted sprouts are made of chocolate!

Buy from (£26)

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