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Top 10 Food & Drink Advent Calendars 2023

We could have gone on for days pulling together this article, with the myriad food and drink calendar options. However, we've narrowed it down to reveal our Top 10 Food & Drink Calendars for 2023 for foodies big or small. Take a peek:

1) Lindt's TEDDY Augmented Reality Advent Calendar

A digital calendar for the youth of today. Get your smartphone out and scan a QR code daily for 24 Christmas adventures with Lindt teddy. Plus every day you’ll get a Lindt teddy, bunny or festive choccie behind each window. The festive illustration depicts a bright and cheery scene from the classic Swiss chocolate brand too!


2) Craft Gin Advent Calendar

If warming up to the big day with a different craft gin by the fire throughout December sounds like fun then this calendar is for you. The Craft Gin Club has picked a medley of independent brands to tickle your tastebuds and get you into the Christmas spirit. Seasonal flavours include Cornish craft distiller Tarquin’s Mince Pie Gin as well as seven surprise bespoke creations lying behind the doors. Turn the calendar around to reveal serving suggestions to perfect your daily tipple. A gin-inspired gift the gin lover in your household will thank you for. I hope my other half is reading this!


3) Maison Bremond Provence Calendar

Ooh la la, one for the cooks. This 24-day celebration of Provencal flavours and aromas will inspire the chef in you. French fine food specialist, Maison Bremond has cherry-picked all the best treats, from olive tapenade to hazelnut spread, flavoured olive oils and balsamic vinegar, as well as dinky little hand soaps and more. The box has a nostalgic festive feel to it and also doubles up as a board game for all the family. Give the month of December a serious injection of all things French and artisan.


4) The Bonne Maman Advent calendar

You can guess what’s behind each door of this calendar! Revel daily in seventeen mini jams and spreads as well as six herbal teas. Get ready to spread all the winter flavours on your preferred toast. You’ll try Milk Caramel with Cinnamon, Apricot with Lavender, Chestnut Orange with Spices, and Cherry with Pink Peppercorn. Our fave for the time of year is the Fig with Cardamon. The tea selection is equally festive featuring Silent Night - lemon verbena, damask rose and linden and Christmas Blend - pomegranate, star anise, hibiscus and orange. Saving the best for last, discover a pretty, surprise gift on Christmas Eve.

£28.00 + £5 courier delivery charge.

5) Beer advent - EDITOR'S PICK

WOW. The sheer volume of this calendar alone from Best of British Beer will have the ale lover in your life impressed if you present them with one of these. Every day reach into the numbered window and pull out a tasty craft ale, lager or stout all sourced from independent UK brewers. Discover new indie brands and flavours while you sip your way to the big day.


6) 67 Pall Mall Sommelier Advent Calendar, £475

One for the drinks connoisseurs, 67 Pall Mall London, a members’ club devoted to fine wine, has curated their very own sommelier advent calendar. 24 pours have been housed in a calendar replicating the exterior of the Club. Reach in to reveal miniature glass bottles daily each containing 75ml pours. Every bottle’s label is furnished with a QR code, which will guide you through a tasting of what is in your glass. A delightful drinks countdown to Christmas Day.


7) Bird & Blend Tea Co. Advent Calendar

We’re big fans of Bird & Blend at Chatting Food and this lovely tea calendar is a wholesome way to warm up to Christmas Eve. Unlock 24 days of tea exploration. Behind each door is a double tea bag surprise so you and a loved one can enjoy a seasonal cuppa morning or night. The selection features Bird & Blend classics like Great British Cuppa & Birthday Cake as well as new seasonal creations 'Tis the Squeezon and Hazelnut Rocher.


8) Koro Classic Advent Calendar

Bright and beautiful, this robust and unique calendar from online food store Koro is filled with a more grown-up selection of daily treats such as organic honey and cinnamon cashews and organic cashews with Tuscan spices and healthy breakfast treats organic porridge, cereal and even pancake mix. An original option to snack your way up to Xmas Day.


9) Daylesford Farmshop Advent Calendar

This one’s a splurge but the country-living-obsessed person in your household will adore you if splash out. Daylesford's first-ever advent calendar is mocked up like an enchanting replica of their Gloucestershire farm shop. Open each door to unveil 25 drawers, containing all your festive favourites from food and drink to homeware and decorations all with the Daylesford touch. From Clementine Curd to Daylesford Hot Chocolate you'll be revelling in the aromas and tastes of the season with each treat. Our favourite is the Marble cheese knife – a Cotswold essential!


10) Ballycastle Cream Liqueur Advent Calendar

Finishing with a calendar as Christmassy as it gets. NEW this year is Ballycastle Cream Liqueur’s advent calendar. Exclusive at Aldi, you can open the 25 doors to reveal Ballycastle cream-flavoured chocolates and three mini cream liqueur bottles (5cl) to count your way down to the big day. Award-winning flavours include White Chocolate, Hazelnut & caramel, and Classic Country Cream. 



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