Eat Drink Play’s Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for 2021

Festivals, Summer Guide, Sydney / 1 December 2021

All the inspiration you need for the perfect Christmas gifts in 2021.

After the year we’ve all had, we’re all looking for ways to reconnect with our loved ones. With Christmas just a few weeks away, festive gift-giving is now in full swing. To help you take the stress out of scoring the perfect present, check out our ultimate Christmas gift guide for 2021 below.


Gift The Gift Of Good Pizza Thanks To Gozney

Every home cook would love to say that they can make traditional Neapolitan pizza and now thanks to Gozney, they can! The Gozney Roccbox is a portable pizza oven that cooks traditional Neapolitan pizzas in just 60 seconds with temperatures reaching a toasty 500oC. Featuring a silicone jacket, built-in thermometer and removable burner system, this portable pizza oven is easy to use, family-friendly and top of every foodies’ Christmas list this year. Available in both grey and olive, the Roccbox is the perfect accessory for your next adventure. Prices start at $799 and you can purchase online here.


Give The Gift Of Cold Beer With HUSKI

There’s no better stocking filler than a Huski Beer Cooler! This new cooler is triple-insulated meaning your beer will stay 10x cooler – perfect for those summer BBQs, out on the boat, a day at the beach or in the comfort of your own home. It fits most beer bottles and cans, comes with a bottle opener in the base, works as a cooler and tumbler, as well as coming in 5 different colours. The best part? It’s just $39.99. HUSKI also have a Wine Cooler for $84.99. Browse the collection and shop online here


Give The Gift Of Christmas Spirit With Manly Spirits

Got a gin lover in the family? Manly Spirits Co has launched its brand new Ruby Dusk Gin ($95) just in time for Christmas. The flavours are inspired by typical Australian Christmas desserts such as honey-roasted Wattleseed, baked berry glaze and dried cherries. Pair it with upcycled gin glasses (from $25) made from Manly Spirits’ recycled gin bottles and you’ve got the perfect gift. If the receiver likes to get hands-on, buy them a ticket to Manly Spirits’ Gin School ($190) at The Stillhouse where they will create their own 700ml bottle of gin. Purchase these offers online here.


Give The Gift Of Luxury Accommodation At East Hotel Canberra

If your loved one likes the finer things in life, give them a stay at East Hotel. Everyone can do with a little downtime after Christmas and it’s the perfect getaway just 3 hours from Sydney CBD. East’s spacious rooms have contemporary styling and boast balcony views, luxe bathtubs and kitchen space. The lobby is the heart of the hotel with an open area to meet for coffee and relax. The best part is the hotel has its very own bar, Joe’s. Head down for Italian fare, a carefully curated wine list and classic cocktails. Located in Griffith, the hotel is a 5-minute walk to shopping villages making it the perfect weekend away. Check out the packages online a gift a loved one a relaxing stay here


Give The Gift Of Good Whisky with Goodradigbee Distillers

Show someone just how much you love them with a premium bottle of whisky! What makes Goodradigbee Distillers special is that rather than using oak for maturation, the makers look to the native flora from the Australian countryside, giving these single malt spirits their unique flavour. Choose from Tasmania Blackwood, Ironbark Red and Ironbark Yellow, plus an exclusive range of gins. They have also just launched a Gin Christmas Pack with mini bottles of gin that you can pop on the christmas tree. You’ll get to sample the Freshwater Gin, Sweetwater Wood-aged Gin and the new Freshwater Blush Pink Gin. You can purchase these online here


Gift The Gift Of Good Dining With The Best Restaurant Gift Card

If you’re a last-minute shopper, this is the perfect gift for you to give! The gift of a Best Restaurants Gift Card allows the recipient to choose from a wide range of food and dining experiences at some of Sydney’s top restaurants. You can use the Best Restaurants of Australia platform to browse through a variety of categories, from award-winning restaurants to cheap and cheery local eats, wine bars and tearooms, the options and cuisines on offer are endless! Participating restaurants are scattered across the state so there’s truly an option to suit everyone. Purchase a gift card here and let the receiver decide on where to go, maybe they’ll even take you with them to enjoy!


Give The Gift Of Good Spirit With The Everleigh Bottling Co.’s De Luxe Collection

Get into the festive spirit and gift a loved one this limited-edition De Luxe Collection from the Everleigh Bottling Co. This annual collection is for the discerning drinkers with four expertly balanced 90ml cocktails, elegantly gifted in a leatherette gift box. The featured cocktails include Rosita, a rebellious take on the Negroni with Don Julio Anejo Tequila, Vesper, the drink of choice for a favourite fictional Secret Agent, Bobby Burns #3, a riff on the classic Scotch Manhattan and Rum Old Fashioned, a classic reinvented with 23-year-old Ron Zacapa Rum. This box is available with 4x 90ml bottles for $100. Purchase online here


Give The Gift Of Good Taste With PersonallyPicked

Not sure what to get that friend, colleague or family member who you rarely see? PersonallyPicked is a great option allowing you to curate the perfect box of goodies. The site has over 160 gift options from teas, sweet treats, alcoholic beverages, candles, puzzles, bath salt, socks, and so much more. The best part is it comes in beautiful custom packaging, personalised with the recipient’s name. All you have to do is order it online and pop it straight under the tree. If the recipient is more into experiences, there are also options for cocktail macking or pamper boxes. The boxes start at $55 and can be purchased online here.

Sponsored Love. This post is proudly brought to you in partnership with Manly Spirits, East Hotel, Best Restaurant Gift Cards, Personally Picked & Gozney. Thank you for supporting the partners that make Eat Drink Play possible.

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