Christmas 2020 gift ideas: What to buy your boyfriend or partner this year

18 December 2020, 19:00

What to get your boyfriend for Christmas this year
What to get your boyfriend for Christmas this year. Picture: Echor/Argos/Nivea/Ark/Amazon/Candy Kittens

Here's a definite list of amazing gift ideas for your boyfriend or other half this Christmas.

Christmas might be looking a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t treat our loved ones.

And there is no one more deserving than your boyfriend or partner this festive season.

So we’ve put together a list of gifts for every budget, including everything from aftershave, to experience days to board games.

See our favourite Christmas picks below:

Negroni kit

Teach your lover how to make the perfect Negroni - and reap the benefits all year round
Teach your lover how to make the perfect Negroni - and reap the benefits all year round. Picture: Bacardi

Price: £43.00, Bacardi Gift Shop

This is the perfect Christmas gift for Martini lovers and cocktail connoisseurs – a limited edition Martini Riserva Speciale Negroni cocktail kit.

Each beautifully presented kit contains the trio of spirits needed to make a perfectly balanced Negroni - Martini Riserva Speciale Bitter, Martini Riserva Speciale Rubino and Bombay Sapphire gin – along with premium glassware and cocktail equipment.

Best of all, it's a present you can enjoy, too.


Hugo Boss Infinite
Hugo Boss Infinite. Picture: Perfume Direct

Price: £58.99 from Perfume Direct

For your partner who likes to smell good all year round, this Hugo Boss Infinite is the perfect choice.

This energising, addictive eau de parfum combines the freshness of citrus with the intensity of aromatic and woody notes.

Whisky & Luxury Dark Chocolate Bar

Whisky & Luxury Dark Chocolate Bar
Whisky & Luxury Dark Chocolate Bar. Picture: Moonpig

Price: £15.00 from Moonpig

If your partner is a whisky drinker, then this is the ultimate treat-yourself gift that's perfect for a stocking filler. The Bottle 'N' Bar concept comes neatly packaged with the Sheep Dip Whisky 5cl front and centre, in amongst the chocolate. They'll be able to enjoy a mini bottle of blended malt scotch whisky with a delicious dark chocolate bar hand finished with ginger on Christmas Day evening, after all the turkey sandwiches have finished them off.


Candy Kittens sweet jars
Candy Kittens sweet jars. Picture: Candy Kittens

Price: £7 from Candy Kittens

If your other half has a sweet tooth, Candy Kittens are a great stocking filler.

Created by Made in Chelsea’s Jamie Laing, these Candy Kittens Christmas Jars filled with your choice of gourmet vegan sweets in flavours such as Wild Strawberry, Sour Watermelon and Tropical Mango.

Alarm clock

Lumie Bodyclock Luxe 700FM
Lumie Bodyclock Luxe 700FM. Picture: Quiet Mark

Price: £152 from John Lewis

With the mornings getting darker, your other half might be struggling to get up in the morning.

Well, Lumie Bodyclock Luxe 700FM has sleep and wake-up lights, featuring high quality audio with FM radio, Bluetooth speakers, and a selection of over 20 sleep/wake sounds.

Other features include low-blue light to be non-alerting at bedtime, a glass lamp cover, a nightlight setting and tap-control snooze. 

Beard grooming kit

Rugged Nature beard grooming kit
Rugged Nature beard grooming kit. Picture: New Footprint

Price: £30 from New Footprint

Rugged Nature offers an 100% natural range of quality men’s grooming products manufactured in the UK.

These chemical-free, eco-friendly items to keep a your partner looking and smelling their best.

Mr and Mrs game

Mr and Mrs Family Edition Game
Mr and Mrs Family Edition Game. Picture: Amazon

Price: £19.99 from Amazon

For your competitive boyfriend, why not get him this Mr & Mrs game based on the hit ITV show hosted by Phillip Schofield.

The Family Edition has over 1,000 questions designed to uncover things you may not know about your nearest and dearest including the famous paddle round and the ‘It’s A Match’ bonus game.

It even comes with some blank cards so you can write your own embarrassing questions!

Smoothie maker

Smoovi blender
Smoovi blender. Picture: Smoovi

Price: £39.99 from Smoovi

This brilliant portable personal blender could be the ultimate new addition to your partner's kitchen.

Perfect for making fruit smoothies and cheeky Christmas cocktails on the go, it is wireless and even has an auto washing feature.

Go-Karting experience

Go-Karting gift box by TeamSport
Go-Karting gift box by TeamSport. Picture: TeamSport

Price: From £40 from TeamSport

For a unique Christmas present this year, why not take your other half on the ultimate day out at one of TeamSport’s UK karting tracks across the UK.

There is an E-Gift option which can be emailed from £40, or you can go all out with an amazing Gift Box including the voucher for two people and lots of other goodies to prepare you for the Ultimate Race Experience.

Personalised photo book

Photo products by Motif
Photo products by Motif. Picture: Motif

Price: Start at £6.99 from Motif

To add a personal touch this Christmas, Motif provides professional photo products make thoughtful and affordable gifts.

The free app can be downloaded on any Apple device and can help users create photo books, calendars and cards using photos from their phones.


Echor relaxation candle
Echor relaxation candle. Picture: Echor

Price: £24.99 from Echor

If your boyfriend struggles with their sleep or enjoys relaxation, an aromatherapy End of Day candle could be the answer.

It includes essential oils including Ylang Ylang, Lavender, Geranium & Sweet Orange which have been shown to reduce stress hormones and lower blood pressure.

Craft beer set

The Hiver Craft Beer Selection Gift Box
The Hiver Craft Beer Selection Gift Box. Picture: Hiver Craft Beer

Price: £12 from Hiver Beers

Perfect to sit beneath the tree, The Hiver Craft Beer Selection Gift Box gives your other half the chance to enjoy a new taste.

Each gift pack comes with recipes, bee facts and festive food matches and is delivered in a recyclable gift box.

Scent gift set

Prada L'Homme L'Eau Eau De Toilette Gift Set
Prada L'Homme L'Eau Eau De Toilette Gift Set. Picture: Beauty Base

Price: £65 from Beauty Base

Your other half deserves to smell incredible this Christmas, so why not gift them this Prada L'Homme L'Eau Eau De Toilette set including a 100ml aftershave, 10ml Travel Spray & Shower Cream.

The fresh and familiar scent has hues of Neroli, Geranium and Patchoili, alongside the Prada signatures of Iris and Amber.

Car fragrance

Car fragrance from Carfume
Car fragrance from Carfume. Picture: Carfume

Price: £11.99 from Carfume

Another great stocking filler or gift for your loved one who spends lots of time in their car, whether that's commuting to work or driving the family around.

These Carfume oil-based perfumes and aftershaves including Creed, Oud and Savage.


Chocolate pistachios by Farhi
Chocolate pistachios by Farhi. Picture: Fahri

Price: From £7.50 from Harrods and Selfridges

Confectionary brand, Farhi has a range of vegan friendly luxury confectionery for your foodie partner.

The full range of includes fabulous dark chocolate covered fruits and other delicious sweets and candied fruits.


Arc sweatshirt from Nicce
Arc sweatshirt from Nicce. Picture: Nicce

Price: £55 from Nicce

This Ark sweatshirt is the perfect winter warmer for your other half.

It features piping across the chest that splits contrasting black and coal panels, as well as a crew neckline, short sleeves and a raised rubberised NICCE logo in the centre of the chest.

Polaroid camera

Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera
Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera. Picture: Amazon

Price: £89.99 from Amazon

If your partner is a photography enthusiast, the enhanced Polaroid Instant Digital Camera lets you print high quality colour, black and white or vintage sepia photos without all the wait.

It also has a powerful 10MP sensor, timer for selfies and photo booth mode.

Chocolate treat

Bake At Home Hot Cookie Dough Double Choc Biscoff
Bake At Home Hot Cookie Dough Double Choc Biscoff. Picture: Blondies

Price: From £13.50 from Blondies

Blondies irresistible gooey hot cookie dough is the perfect gift for any foodie.

The Double Chocolate Chip Biscoff puds can be baked at home for 8-10 mins for melt in the middle perfection. 

Wireless charger

Moshi Lounge Q Wireless Charging Stand
Moshi Lounge Q Wireless Charging Stand. Picture: Moshi

Price: £69.95 from Moshi

For your tech savvy partner, the Lounge Q is a premium wireless charging stand that will boost your phone battery quickly and efficiently.

Unlike other charging stands, it also has an adjustable-height design to accommodate phones of all sizes, as well as working both landscape and portrait.


Cluedo Liars Edition
Cluedo Liars Edition. Picture: Argos

Price: £21.99 from Argos

We’ll all be spending more time indoors over the festive period, so what better gift than a board game?

Cluedo Liars Edition sees players use Investigation cards to help them figure out who killed Mr Boddy in the mansion.

You’ll all have lots of fun lying your way to the truth...

Bath set

Nivea daily wash set
Nivea daily wash set. Picture: Nivea

Price: £14.99

This Nivea On The Go wash kit is perfect for your loved ones who like to keep it simple or are always on the go.

It includes a Protect & Care Shower Gel, Anti-Perspirant Roll On, Lip Balm, and moisturiser.

Pamper day

Pamper day for two at Bannatyne Health and Fitness
Pamper day for two at Bannatyne Health and Fitness. Picture: Virgin Experiences

Price: £99 from Virgin Experiences

We are all in need of some well-earned R&R, so a spa day at Bannatyne Health Clubs could be the perfect gift.

You’ll each get to choose from three incredible treatments including facial, back, neck and shoulder massage and scalp massage.


Ellesse carpio jacket blue/navy
Ellesse carpio jacket blue/navy. Picture: Ellesse

Price: £65 from Ellesse

As we head into a cold winter, your partner would definitely appreciate a new jacket to wrap up in.

This carpio jacket has stylish contrasting stripes across the centre and will have your boyfriend for every weather eventuality.

Outdoor speaker

KitSound’s Diggit 55
KitSound’s Diggit 55. Picture: KitSound

Price: £49.99 from KitSound

The Diggit 55 is the ultimate entertaining speaker for sound lovers.

All you need to do is attach the removable stake and then place it in the grass, sand, or even snow, and the clever Outdoor EQ Mode optimises the audio for wherever it’s placed.

Crackers Tin

Jacob's Crackers Heritage Tin
Jacob's Crackers Heritage Tin. Picture: Jacob's

Price: £10 from Ocado, Morrisons, Home Bargains and Nisa

Featuring all your favourite crackers, Jacob's Cracker Tin is the perfect gift for your snack-mad partner this Christmas.

From cheesy Cheddars to classic Cream Crackers and delicious Salt & Cracked Black Pepper Bake, there’s truly a cracker for everyone.

Reusable bottle

Bottle from Smidge
Bottle from Smidge. Picture: Smidge

Price: £12.99 from Smidge or Amazon

For your environmentally conscious partner, why not get them a reusable bottle this winter, perfect for keeping them warm on long walks.

The non-leak bottle can stay hot for 6hrs and cold for 12hrs, while you can also get your hands on Smidge's matching travel cup for £13.99.

Toiletries set

Ted Baker Dark Mahogany toiletries set
Ted Baker Dark Mahogany toiletries set. Picture: Ted Baker

Price: £14 from Boots

Equip your partner with everything he needs with this stylish Ted Baker Set.

It includes set contains a Face Cloth and Toothbrush Holder duo, complete with a Hair & Body Wash and Body Spray.

Fire bowl

Fire Ball by Hayes Garden World
Fire Ball by Hayes Garden World. Picture: Hayes Garden World

Price: £99 from Hayes Garden World

For the person in your life who loves being outside, the Cook King Bali Fire Bowl is a stylish addition to any garden.

It comes in a range of sizes from a more portable size that you can take away with you, to a large more static size ideal for parties. 

Christmas hamper

Mini Christmas hamper by Meg Rivers
Mini Christmas hamper by Meg Rivers. Picture: Meg Rivers

Price: £20 from Meg Rivers

If you can't see your loved one this Christmas, why not sent a delicious sweet treat straight to their door.

The mini hamper includes three mini frangipane mince pies, four Star shaped shortbread biscuits, a mini top iced Christmas Cake and a delicious heart shaped chocolate brownie.