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The Best Luxury Picnic Hampers in London

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The sun is shining and the parks are full with picnickers aplenty. Sure, you can go to M&S and load up on their ‘to go’ range, but when crisps and dips don’t quite cut the mustard, why not kick things up a notch with a ready-made picnic hamper? An ever-growing collection of restaurants, hotels and delis are offering fine portable feasts. Here are the best luxury picnic hampers in London.

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Best Luxury Picnic Hampers in London

 

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  • Royal Ascot summer hampers

    Royal Ascot Afternoon Tea Hamper

    Whether you’re watching the Ascot races live next week or cheering it on from the back garden, everyone can get a slice of the action this year with the famed racecourse’s celebratory new launch of summer gourmet hampers. Delivered nationwide, there are three options to choose from to elevate your Royal Ascot experience to the next level; afternoon tea, gourmet picnic or the cocktail hamper. Our pick? The afternoon tea hamper, packed with smoked salmon blinis, scones, tea, cakes and a bottle of fizz to toast your winnings.

    From £89.50 for two, delivery from £7.95. shopascot.com

  • Ruya picnic box

    Rüya Mayfair

    Heading to Hyde Park for a picnic? Pick up supplies from nearby Antolian restaurant Rüya, which has launched a new hamper filled with Turkish dishes and a bottle of champagne. Think Turkish cheeses, cold meats, Pide bread, smoked aubergine puree and marinated olives, alongside four sweet Turkish delights. £90 for two people, sevenrooms.com

  • Sweet Things Primrose Hill Picnic Box

    Luxury Primrose Hill Picnic Box

    Primrose Hill’s neighbourhood hotspot Sweet Things Café Bakery sells a box filled with classic picnic treats. Begin with smoked salmon cream cheese bagels, sausage rolls and Coronation chicken salad followed by salted caramel flapjack bites, crisps and brownies. The hamper can be made vegetarian upon request, and can be ordered within 24 hours’ notice. £26, sweetthings.biz

  • get STUFT

    get STUFT

    Fancy a picnic cheeseboard without all the admin? Check out on-demand platter service get STUFT, which prepares and delivers eco-conscious grazing platters filled with colourful feasts of locally sourced produce. The Meat and Cheese box, for instance, features buttery brie from Suffolk, award-winning salami from Cobble Lane Cured, chutneys from Rosebud Preserves and much more. Vegan and vegetarian platters are also available. getstuft.co.uk

  • The Luxury Picnic Company

    The Luxury Picnic Company

    Step your picnic up a notch with the help of The Luxury Picnic Company, an event service for the age of al fresco. Design your own bespoke experience with the help of private chef Alicia and co-founder Jane, complete with blankets, cushions, a table and a drinks cooler. From £90pp, theluxurypicniccompany.co.uk

  • Delamina Picnic Box

    Delamina

    Enjoy an Eastern Mediterranean-style feast courtesy of Delamina. A change from the typical sandwiches, Delamina’s picnic kits feature lettuce cups filled with interesting flavour combinations, like spicy tahini chicken and almonds, or chickpeas, aubergine and dates. There’s also crispy za’atar bites, pitta bread and dips and triple chocolate brownies for dessert. £48, restokit.co.uk

  • Melrose & Morgan Picnic Hamper

    Melrose & Morgan

    North London grocer and kitchen Melrose & Morgan offers a selection of picnic hampers for varying group sizes. The ‘Traditional British’ is an ode to the classic picnic – think Scotch eggs, bacon and cheddar tarts, and pork sausage rolls – while ‘The Continental’ is a nod to our European neighbours, featuring feta-stuffed peppers and cheeses. Trying to keep it healthy? Go for the ‘Health & Hill’, which contains summer salads, frittatas and smashed avocado. Disposable eco-cutlery is included, and wicker baskets, dining sets and herringbone blankets are available upon request. From £17.50pp, melroseandmorgan.com

  • Pique Freedom Picnic

    Pique Freedom Picnic

    Gather together your group of six to feast on this celebratory hamper from picnic experts Pique. Traditional picnic dishes get a modern twist here: sausage rolls are caramelised with apple and thyme, while the coronation chicken is flecked with toasted almonds. There’s also orzo with fresh pesto, a sweet potato and feta frittata and za’atar hummus with crudites, plus a fresh baguette, brie and some double chocolate brownie bites. Drinks and other add-ons are also available – and if you have any dietary requirements, these can be catered for as everything is handmade to order. £50, piquefood.co.uk

  • Jose Pizarro Picnic Hamper

    Jose Pizarro Picnic Ready-To-Eat Menu

    Enjoy a Spanish-inspired picnic courtesy of top chef Jose Pizarro. The neatly packaged hamper contains Manchego cheese, potato salad, Spanish omelette, Iberican ham and two chocolate pots, plus two 50ml bottles of Nordes Gin for a park G&T. All you need now is the sunny weather. £75, josepizarro.com

  • Berry Bros & Rudd Picnic Hamper

    Picnic Hamper from Berry Bros. & Rudd

    Upgrade your picnic with a Provence-inspired hamper from Berry Bros. & Rudd. Designed for four people, it’s filled with charcuterie, cheeses, crudités, sourdough and fruit, with the option to add a bottle of the new 2020 vintage of Provence Rosé by Château la Mascaronne. bbr.com