Eat Drink Play’s Annual Christmas Gift Guide (2023 Edition)

/ 23 November 2022

Your work colleagues, friends and beloved family members will be thrilled with your gifting choices thanks to our Christmas Gift Guide.

Christmas shopping can be difficult, especially when you want to receive cult Santa status! But have no fear as this year we want to be your elf by providing a carefully curated guide to Christmas gifting. From cooking appliances and beverage packs to the latest technology and clothing, we’ve got something for everyone in this year’s Christmas Gift Guide.


Tom Gozney Signature Edition Roccbox

Gozney seems to be the word on every home cook’s lips! Gozney has created a collection of high-quality portable ovens with the Roccbox reaching temperates of 500°C and cooking Neapolitan-style pizza in just 60 seconds! The Tom Gozney Signature Edition Roccbox will be the gift that keeps on giving this Christmas, celebrating the founder’s 15-year odds-defying journey from substance abuse. US $100,000 of these limited-edition oven proceeds will go to recovery-focused organisations. The Roccbox is $999 and can be purchased from Gozney.

Want some recipes to go with that oven? Franco Pizza Bar has shared 5 here.


SOUNDBOKS GO

If you’re purchasing for a muso this year, the SOUNDBOKS GO is the perfect gift. It has an easy carry handle so it can be brought along to BBQs, beach days and play all your favourite carols on Christmas. As with all SOUNDBOKS, this speaker has high-quality sound, 40+ hours of battery life and Bluetooth connectivity. The speaker is $1,099 and can be purchased from SOUNDBOKS or JB Hi-Fi.


TRUFF Truffle Lovers Pack

Although truffle season has passed, TRUFF is ensuring you can get your dose all year round with their convenient, high-quality sauces. The Truffle Lovers Pack comes equipped with their signature Black Truffle Hot Sauce (which we are huge fans of here at Eat Drink Play), the Black Truffle Pomodoro Pasta Sauce and Black Truffle Oil. The pack is $112.95 and can be purchased from TRUFF or David Jones.


Lone Star Rib House & Brews, various locations

Got a lover of good old-fashioned hospitality in your family? Lone Star Rib House & Brews have a series of Christmas specials on offer including a December Christmas Set Menu from $50pp. Dishes include Amarillo cheese & bacon-loaded fries, Lamb Shank Ragu and New York Cheesecake. If you want to keep things simple, gift a voucher which can easily be purchased online. Lone Star Rib House & Brews cater to all dietary requirements making it the perfect gift for all tastes. They’ve also just launched a 2-hour bottomless drinks package for $45pp throughout the month of December. Find out more.


URBNSURF Gift Card

Give the gift of a perfect wave with a URBNSURF Gift Card. The receiver will be packing their bags to head to Melbourne and enjoy a two-hectare surfing lagoon where up to 500 perfect, two-metre-high waves can be pumped out every hour. Whether they’re a beginner or pro, the areas are customisable for all ages and abilities and beginners can attend surf lessons with friendly coaches. This year URBNSURF has introduced Christmas bundles where you can score URBNSURF merch and gift cards as a package. Purchase a gift card online from URBNSURF.


Diplomático Rum Canister Gift Pack

There are few rums as fine as Diplomático’s Reserva Exclusiva! Opening up with aromas of orange peel, toffee, and liquorice, it is silky on the palate and follows with hints of toffee fudge for a seductive and long-lasting finish. Luckily they have added it to a convenient pack to gift this Christmas alongside a beautiful glass tumbler and an ice mould. The set is $109 and can be purchased online from Boozebud once the stock has been replenished.


Skullcandy SLYR Multi-Platform Wired Gaming Headset

For those gamer friends and family members, Skullcandy has created the ultimate headset. It is both comfortable with incredible sound and has crystal crystal-clear communication for those long Fortnite sessions. These versatile headsets offer compatibility across PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and mobile. The headset is $119.95 and can be purchased online from Skullcandy.


Traeger Grills Timberline

If you REALLY want to spoil someone, perhaps your dad who is a big fan of cooking meats, Traeger has you covered. The newest addition to their collection has come just in time for Christmas lunch and summer barbecue sessions. The Timberline Wood Pellet Grill is convenient and versatile with its advanced technology to create incredible wood-fired flavour. The Timberline is $6,999 and can be purchased from BBQ’s Galore Australia, alongside accessories like pellets, rubs and sauces.


Vivino App

Vivino will lead you in the right direction for wine purchases this year! Simply download the Vivino App and browse thousands of wines from the world’s best wine-growing regions. With reviews, ratings and top picks you can match wine-drinking styles and tastes to the receiver. Seek out that special Chianti from Italy, a top sparking from Tasmania or a special Cuvée Reserve Champagne from the best Champagne Houses in France. Head to Vivino or browse via Google Play.


Chargrill Charlie’s Merch

Chargrill Charlie’s has created a collection of merch that make perfect stocking fillers. There’s limited edition Crocs, clothing including beanies, track pants and shirts, tote bags, socks and even doggie treats. Can’t decide? Grab a Chargrill Charlie’s Gift Card which can be redeemable online or at the nearest store for award-winning chicken, salads, burgers and rolls. Chargrill Charlie’s also does catering which means Christmas Day is sorted with juicy tender turkey, smoked leg ham and seasonal salads. Browse the collection online and shop at Chargrill Charlie’s.


Retro Gin Fridge Set from Drinks by the Dram

If you’re buying for a juniper lover this year, Drink by the Dram’s Retro Gin Fridge Set is the perfect gift. This unique collection includes a mini retro fridge and 8x 50ml gin flavours to try – Smoked rosemary, cherry, strawberry and balsamic, yuzu, moonshot, rhubarb triangle, spit-roasted pineapple, and finger lime. Each can be paired with a simple tonic and garnish or can be sipped on as intended from these high-quality gins. The set is $75 and can be purchased from participating Cellarbrations stores.


Give the gift that Grows!

Everyone loves a gift from the garden. At Eden Gardens you can find bespoke terrariums, living Christmas trees, flowering centrepieces, and kokedama balls decorated with Christmas string. You can also give some “together time” to family and friends with our wonderful workshops, which include Christmas wreath making and Christmas clay ornaments, for both children and adults. Eden Gardens is located in Macquarie Park, only 20 minutes from the city and handy to the M2. Its beautiful display gardens have a free installation art and sculpture exhibition called Eden Unearthed: Art in the Gardens showing, and The Gardens Restaurant and Terrace Bar are the perfect place for family and friends to meet for a casual brunch or Christmas catch-up. Check out our online offers here, and their What’s On pages here. And don’t forget, we also have indoor branches Gro Urban Oasis throughout Sydney.


Havaianas x Em On Holiday

Fashionable friends & family members will love a pair of Havaianas coming into summer! This special collaboration with Em On Holiday fuses two cult-favourite brands to unveil 4 flip-flop models with vacation-inspired prints. Get a pair for $50 online at Havaianas or Em On Holiday (available from 1 December).

Sponsored Love. This post is proudly brought to you in partnership with Gozney, Soundbok, Truff, Urbnsurf, Diplomatico, Skullcandy, Traeger Grills, Vivino, Chargrill Charlie’s, Drinks by the Dram & Havaianas. Thank you for supporting the partners that make Eat Drink Play possible.

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