Ten scrumptious food and drink advent calendars – from sweet offerings to boozy must-haves

Have you got your advent calendar yet?

If you’re shaking your head then fear not, as we’re here with some of the yummiest, most scrumptious food and drink advent calendar offerings to get you ready for Christmas.

From a marshmallow iteration with temptatious mallowy must-haves behind the doors, to a tantalising gin tipple calendar, there are some corkers to choose from.

There are also some amazing beauty advent calendars kicking about this year, which you can check out here!

Here’s a peek at some of the best, as we get prepared to hang the mistletoe, grab the wrapping paper, and blast Mariah Carey out the speakers…

Naked Marshmallow Co

The Naked Marshmallow Co advent calendars, £15, are truly scrumptious. Last year it sold out fast due to its big time popularity, and we’re sure it’ll be much the same this time around… so think fast! Behind each door hides a gourmet mallow boasting classic, festive and sweet inspired flavours. Tempting flavours include S’mores, Cookies & Cream and Candyfloss. This calendar is sure to get you out of bed each morning!

Vegan Candy Kittens

Our tummies are rumbling at the sound of the Vegan Candy Kittens advent calendar, £12. Not only does it contain amazing flavours like Sour Watermelon, Tropical Mango and Wild Strawberry, but it folds out into a 3D Christmas tree too. Very cool!

Joyeux Noël from Mariage Frères

Calling all tea lovers… Mariage Frères will get your mornings off to a snug start across December, with their delightful tea advent calendar, £45. The eclectic bunch of teas will see a different behind each door packaged in an array of vibrant colours. Mariage Frères has one of the most extensive tea assortments in the world, and their calendar will improve your tea knowledge while giving you that hug in a mug you need.


Chocaholics, listen up! Montezuma’s new 2021 Christmas range features some utterly lip-smacking options, including a truffle advent calendar that booms with chocolate in many different varieties. Indulge in milk chocolate and salted caramel truffles, to white chocolate with raspberry and dark chocolate too. It’ll be a sweet start to each day, all for £29.99.

Ilchester Cheese

Say cheese! Or rather, say Ilchester Cheese because they’re back with there moreish advent calendar, £8, for another year. There are a whopping 24 different types of cheese to enjoy. Pair with a light cracker or glass of red and enjoy the joys of December.

Selfridges mince pies

Got to love a mince pie at Christmas, right? Get the festive season off to a traditional start with a mince pie advent calendar by Selfridges, £34.99. And they mix it up too, with a different flavour popping out from each door topped with either classic icing sugar, almond, chocolate or citrus.

Little Moons

Unless you’ve been living under a rock these past few months, chances are you’ve heard of Little Moons. The brand has introduced not only some tasty-sounding new festive flavours, but a whole advent calendar too. The baby pink boxes, £35, are decorated with gorgeous gold, fuschia and red branding, as the front of the advent calendar reads "A Very Mochi Christmas". With 24 doors to open in the run-up to December 25, we reckon this sweet advent calendar should probably be kept in the freezer.

That Boutique-y Gin Company

One of the best things about December is the festive partying. From drinks with pals, to work events and family get-togethers. Helping you along is the Boutique-y Gin Company’s gin-tastic advent calendar, which is always a huge hit come the season. They’ve joined festive forces with Drinks By The Dram to give you 24x30ml wax-sealed drams, including their award winning Moonshot Gin with wow-worthy botanicals. The calendar sells for £49.95. Let the tipples commence…

The Skinny Food Co

December diet? Well, no fear as The Skinny Food Co have a low calorie, low sugar advent calendar offering for you to enjoy. Featured are milk chocolate or white chocolate options available to buy here for just £2.99 each!


Boy do we have a luxury advent calendar to tell you about! The amazing Carluccio’s tease you with their xmas offering, £79.95, with a surprise of a different sort behind each door each day – Carluccio’s Negroni and Prosecco will pop out, and you’ll also enjoy Italian gianduiotti chocolates, Torcetti biscuits and Torrone Almond Nougat, and much more where that came from. We’ll take ten…

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