We love a hamper for every special occasion, holiday and celebration — here are the best LNY gourmet gifts, festive fruit baskets and more for Chinese New Year!
Is there anything better than a gourmet hamper full of sweet treats, delectable eats and maybe a bottle or two (or a tin of tea or coffee!)? Here at Sassy, we love festive gift baskets and food bouquets for any occasion, whether it’s a housewarming or a birthday, a graduation present or a “thinking of you” token. Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best gift hampers that deliver to Hong Kong, full of preserves and wines, chocolates and biscuits and more — including a few Chinese New Year picks!
Chinese New Year Hampers
Le Dessert, 2023 Chinese New Year Dessert Collection, From $230
Add a French touch to your Chinese New Year celebrations with Le Dessert! Dressed up in traditional symbols with a modern and Parisian twist, delectable eats in this year’s collection include a homemade Firecracker Roll Cake (unsugared vanilla Chantilly cream, streusel biscuit and homemade berries jam), an 11-piece Cookies Tin Box perfect for gifting and a showstopping red and gold Choux Pyramid (vanilla Chantilly Cream and Raspberry Coulis).
Chilli Fagara, Chinese New Year Hamper, $1,388
Spice up your Lunar New Year celebrations (and gifting!) with a lavish spread from Chilli Fagara! This decadent premium hamper is full of traditional Sichuan signature delicacies like luxurious Chinese mushrooms, fragrant star anise, Sichuan peppercorns, house-ground chilli powder, dried chillis, chilli oil and premium dried scallops. Don’t miss its signature Gluten Free Jacked Chilli Sauce and Tang Sauce, as well as Chef Chan’s specially curated Eight Treasure Beauty Tea.
Sassy Tip: Grab it before Sunday, 15 January and get a 15% off early bird discount!
Coravin, Timeless Six+ Lotus Red Premium Gift Edition, $3,988.20
Celebrate the new lunar year with this special-edition Coravin Timeless Six+ in stunning Lotus Red. This premium gift box set includes extra Coravin Pure argon capsules and a complete set of accessories, like the Coravin Timeless Aerator attachment which allows you to rapidly aerate wine as you pour for results equal to a 60 to 90-minute decant. Share as many glasses as you want this CNY and then save the rest for weeks, months or even years!
city’super, Lunar New Year Hampers 2023, From $988
For a festive fruit basket, you can’t go wrong with city’super’s wide array of Lunar New Year hampers! The supermarket brand is offering everything from Korean and Japanese collections to speciality gifts, vegetarian treats and seasonal fruit baskets.
Duddell’s, New Year Hampers, From $1,988
Alongside gift sets, one Michelin-starred Duddell’s is offering two festive hampers for the Lunar New Year! “Auspicious”($1,988) includes New Year pudding, braised South African Abalone, Duddell’s signature X.O. Sauce and homemade walnut cookies, Fook Ming Tong 2017 Fuding White Tea Disc plus a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Brut NV Champagne. “Prosperous” ($2,688) features all of the above plus Royal Cristal Caviar, Garlic Salt Cashew Nuts & Mushroom Cashew Nuts and a bottle of Ruinart Rosé.
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Rosewood Hong Kong, Chinese New Year Hampers, From $2,288
For something luxurious, Rosewood Hong Kong has curated three festive hampers — “Joy” ($2,288), “Prosperity” ($3,388) and “Longevity” ($9,988) — filled with Chinese New Year puddings, XO sauce from The Legacy House, Chinese tea, premium dried seafood, Rosewood signature egg rolls, palmier, chocolate bars and Rosewood red packets.
Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel, Auspicious Chinese New Year Hamper, $1,988/$2,388
From modern Cantonese restaurant Yue, Sheraton Hong Kong’s gifting options include this exclusive hamper in an elegant red leatherette basket for wealth, health and luck! Goodies include Hokkaido conpoy, premium dried shrimp, Superior Mushrooms, Superior Preserved Sausage, Superior Duck Liver Sausage, a signature X.O. Sauce, Yue’s signature tea, and a box of Okinawa Brown Sugar Ginger Pudding or Parma Ham Turnip Cake. You can even add a bottle of selected wine.
The Cakery, Deluxe Year of the Rabbit Hamper, $1,888
The Cakery’s Year of the Rabbit hamper is filled to the brim with the health-conscious brand’s signature vegan treats and gourmet eats — chocolate chip and pistachio granola, coconut and pumpkin seed granola, short date, chocolate biscotti, mixed nuts, peanut chocolate, Lucky Rabbit Cookie Box, Year of the Rabbit Fondant Cookie Set and a bottle of Organic Pinot Noir.
Yat Tung Heen, Signature Gift Box, $388
One Michelin-starred restaurant Yat Tung Heen’s beautiful offering is packed up in a minimalistic and sustainable wooden box, and features housemade premium XO sauce, candied walnuts and hand-selected ginseng oolong tea leaves. It’s available now alongside Eaton’s other auspicious traditional offerings, including Executive Chef Tam Tung’s renowned Turnip Pudding and traditional Chinese New Year Pudding (creamy coconut glutinous cake, cane sugar).
The Best Hampers & Gift Baskets
Gift Hampers HK, “Something Different” Gourmet Gift Hamper, $1,689
For a beautifully packed eco-friendly gift basket, turn to Gift Hampers HK! We love the “Something Different” hamper, which you can send directly to your loved one’s doorstep with free delivery — perfect for a relaxing night in. Packed with gourmet eats and treats, pair the truffles, gluten-free walnut crispbread, mint chocolates and more with a glass of your favourite wine or Champagne. Plus, every exclusive weave basket is made with biodegradable material and you can even recycle your hamper!
BetterThanFlowers, Personalised Gift Box, From $59/$199 (Surprise/Balloon)
Customise a personalised gift box with balloons, goodies and more at Better Than Flowers! It’s totally hassle-free with an easy four-step process and same-day delivery. View all the goodies you can fill your hamper up with (you may even want to order a few for yourself!) then simply add a greeting card and sit back and relax. We love how the range includes products from our favourite homegrown brands, like chocolate bars from Conspiracy Chocolate, scented candles from BeCandle and Hong Kong-themed prints from Tiny Island, to name a few.
Use the code “SASSY” when ordering and get 10% off.
Classified, Cheese & Wine Gift Hampers, From $1,188
We love Classified for easy comfort food and fresh coffee but the brand also carries boutique wines and a glorious range of cheeses! Indulge for a special occasion (or just because!) and pick up a gourmet Cheese & Wine Gift Hamper — with three options that carry all the favourites, deluxe cheeses and pairing wines, as well as accompanying quince paste and crostini.
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Ellermann, Gin Garden Hamper, $2,380
Premier florist Ellermann offers unique arrangements and beautiful creations, including a luxury gift hamper! The Gin Garden Hamper includes a lush, green arrangement of thistle, allium, fern and Veronica flower, plus a bottle of Garden Shed Gin — a classic London dry gin infused with “goodness grown from the earth”. Perfect for someone who loves blooms and a bit of booze.
Feather & Bone, BUILD YOUR OWN HAMPER, From $600
One of the best-known butchers, delis and grocers in town, Feather & Bone carries a fine selection of speciality foods and fresh produce, making it the ideal choice for a hamper full of delectable eats and treats. Make your own hamper through a simple click-to-add and check-out process, or opt for a ready-made bundle — we like the “Work Hard, Eat Harder” with chocolates, chutneys, preserves, Champagne and more.
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Fortnum & Mason, The Fortnum’s Collection Hamper, $1,582.46
For plenty of us, the word gift hamper brings Fortnum & Mason to mind. The British upmarket department store’s known for its handwoven wicker hampers filled with goodies, shipping globally every day. Little or large, picnic-style or gourmet boxes, wine, coffee, tea or treats — all the hampers here are truly delectable. Just make sure to have “Worldwide” ticked under Delivery while you’re browsing!
Harrods, The Gourmet Hamper, $1,458
Luxury department store Harrods may be miles away, but you can still get your hands on a beautiful wicker basket of treats, whether it’s a special bubbly one or alcohol-free (we love this halal one!) pick for a birthday, “big news” or a special holiday. The Family Sharing hamper is packed full of sweet and savoury treats, preserves and tea for all your nearest and dearest — but we won’t judge if you order it for one (even if it’s just for you!).
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Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe, Sweet Hampers, $488/$28 (Hampers/Gift Jars)
Know someone with a sweet tooth? Whether it’s for a birthday, to say thank you or a special Valentine’s Day, a hamper (or gift jar!) packed full of sweet nostalgic delicious treats from Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe will do the trick! Give the shop a call and choose from thousands of retro and contemporary confectionaries or visit a branch in person so you can get a better idea of the theme and budget. There are also ready-made sweet gift hampers on offer.
Selfridges, The Ultimate Treats Hamper, $445
High-end department store Selfridges truly has it all when it comes to luxury hampers: cheese and wines, tea and biscuits, chocolate, non-alcoholic, picnic, celebration and more! You’re almost spoilt for choice, so have a little scroll through and make sure to check your pick has no perishables so delivery to Hong Kong is no problem (all hampers have delivery information on their individual pages!). Prices start as low as $180 for a gift box, $225 for a tin and $560 for a small hamper, and go up to over $8,000 for a celebration pick with 69 items!
The Gift Hong Kong, Gourmet Hamper (BGW128L), $1,527
Homegrown brand The Gift offers gourmet hampers for every occasion from Diwali to Chinese New Year and Mid-Autumn, and special picks for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Valentine’s! Basically, no matter the special day, you’re bound to find something here. Browse through its wide selection for the perfect pick — we’ve spotlighted this “pretty in pink” gift bundle, that comes in a two-toned manmade leather gift box with dried berries and cherries, raspberry chocolate flowers, organic figs, teas, and a bottle of Domaine Michel Noellat Coteaux Bourguignons or Champagne Lanson Rose Label Brut N.V.
Wine Moments, Hong Kong Gin & Tonic Box, $1,045
For the proud Hongkonger in your life with a taste for gin! Spinning off a classic Gin & Tonic cocktail, this box has everything you need for the perfect G&T: a bottle of premium London dry gin Bauhinia Gin (an artisanal small-batch inspired by the city), locally distilled speciality craft gin N.I.P Rare Dry Gin, and four bottles of Carbonation Tonic Water. It’s all packed up in a premium gift box — order it for a loved one or for yourself!
Editor’s Note: All listed prices were correct at the time of publication.
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Main image and image 9 courtesy of Yat Tung Heen, image 1 courtesy of Le Dessert, image 2 courtesy of Chilli Fagara, image 3 courtesy of Coravin, image 4 courtesy of city’super, image 5 courtesy of Duddell’s, image 6 courtesy of Rosewood Hong Kong, image 7 courtesy of Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel, image 8 courtesy of The Cakery, image 10 courtesy of Gift Hampers HK, image 11 courtesy of Better Than Flowers, image 12 courtesy of Classified, image 13 courtesy of Ellermann, image 14 courtesy of Feather & Bone, image 15 courtesy of Fortnum & Mason, image 16 courtesy of Harrods, image 17 courtesy of Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe, image 18 courtesy of Selfridges, image 19 courtesy of The Gift Hong Kong, image 20 courtesy of Wine Moments.