Got a friend who knows their cold brew from their aeropress, or someone in your family who can't start the day until they've had their morning latte? Coffee lovers can be particularly tricky to buy for, but fear not: we've gathered the best coffee gifts for the coffee lover in your life, from kitchen gadgets to personalised coffee beans, snacks, perfume and more.


For more coffee gifting inspiration, why not take a look at some of our favourite coffee beans, best coffee machines and the best coffee grinders; all tried-and-tested by olive coffee expert Celeste Wong and our reviews experts. Read more on how we test and review coffee machines, appliance and other products here and discover the biggest Black Friday coffee machine deals available right now. Looking for a birthday gift? We've rounded up the best foodie birthday gifts.

Looking for a Christmas gift? Check out our pick of best Christmas gifts for foodies or for an early gift, browse the best coffee advent calendars. We also have our round-up of the best housewarming gifts and special best champagne gifts, or why not bake one of our best coffee cake recipes, too, or celebrate with a smooth coffee cocktail.

Best coffee gifts to buy 2023

Browse our selection of artisan whisky gifts on the new olive shop. From a speciality cafetière taster set to an espresso trio and a single origin ground coffee gift set with a bespoke tin.

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Two Chimps Coffee fruity ground coffee set

Two Chimps coffee set

Two Chimps ethically source coffee from around the world before roasting the beans by hand in small batches back in the UK. This trio combines three ‘fruity’ varieties from Rwanda, Brazil and Peru to liven up your usual cup.

Available from:
olive shop (£32.95)

Joe & Seph's espresso martini popcorn

1099POUCH Espresso Martini Popcorn Transparent

Got a friend whose cocktail order is always an espresso martini? They’ll love a bag of Joe & Seph’s espresso martini popcorn for a gourmet sweet treat that has it all – crisp popcorn tossed in creamy caramel infused with vodka and a double coffee hit of espresso and coffee liqueur.

Available from:
Joe & Seph's (£4)
Ocado (£3.50)
Amazon (£11.99, kilner gift jar)

Le Monin flavoured coffee syrups set

SELFRIDGES Flavoured coffee syrups sampler set

Give a friend the ability to recreate their coffee shop favourites at home with a set of syrups – sweeten morning coffee with a dash of caramel syrup, add depth with a splash of hazelnut or make it extra special with the fragrant amaretto.

Available from:
Amazon (£11.79)
Selfridges (£12.49)

Grind One coffee pod machine

Grind Coffee One pod machine

This 19-bar coffee pod machine from Grind, built in stainless steel and featuring a sleek, industrial design, makes the perfect upgrade for your coffee-drinking friend – the ultimate luxury coffee gift. Go one step further and pair with a refillable tin full of Grind's compostable coffee pods, filled with organic Grind coffee which is also compatible with Nespresso machines. Check out our review of the best coffee pod machines here.
Available from:
Grind (£295)

Love heart coffee stencil gift set


This fun cocoa stencil makes a thoughtful gift for cappuccino- and latte-drinkers, giving them the chance to take their coffee-presenting skills to the next level.

Espresso Martini Velvetised Cream

A bottle of espresso Martini Velvetised Cream

Vodka, espresso, white chocolate and cream, velvetised. This silky-smooth espresso martini cream from Hotel Chocolat is best shaken and poured over ice, or pairs perfectly with a milky coffee or rich hot chocolate. It's a little bit of luxury to gift to friends or family (if you can resist keeping it to yourself!).

Available from:
Hotel Chocolat (£23)
Very (£23)

Hario Skerton Hand Grinder

The Hario skerton hand grinder against a white backdrop

As your coffee-loving friend will know, the best coffee is fresh coffee. If they haven’t invested already, the Hario Skerton Hand Grinder makes a solid piece of everyday coffee equipment, with ceramic burrs providing durability and consistency of grind. It’s an affordable gift considering the price of electric grinders, too.

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Balance Coffee espresso whole bean coffee set

Balance Coffee espresso coffee set

Know someone who can’t start the day without a shot of espresso? Balance Coffee have turned three of their speciality espressos into a set, so a coffee lover can get experimenting. It combines the versatile Rotate Espresso, which could be used in anything from lattes to cocktails, the punchy Level Up for a fruity black coffee, and the Stability Blend for an afternoon pick-me-up.

Available from:
olive shop (£24.99)

Sipsmith London Sipspresso Coffee Gin

Sipsmith Sipspresso coffee gin front label

If your friend also happens to be a gin-lover, London gin distillery Sipsmith’s coffee gin is sure to tick both boxes. The brand has partnered with Pact Coffee to create this blend, distilling Brazilian and Rwandan ground coffee beans with cinnamon and fresh vanilla for a unique flavour that's sure to taste great in espresso martinis.

Available from:
Master of Malt (£29.99)
Amazon (£19)

Exhale Coffee organic house roast

Exhale Healthy coffee - organic, organic decaf and dark roast

You can tell Exhale, a coffee company which test to ensure its coffee is free from common nasties such as pesticides, mycotoxins and heavy metals that can reduce the benefits, is a coffee-lovers brand, as their beans are roasted fresh, in small batches and delivered straight to your door (great if you're looking to deliver your friend's gift to their door). Grinds are available in ground, whole bean and decaffeinated.

Available from:
Exhale Coffee (£18)

Oliver Bonas tan leather bike cup holder

Tan leather bike cup holder

Is your friend into their cycling as much as their coffee? If the answer is yes, why not gift them this nifty leather bike cup holder, brilliant for getting their coffee fix while cycling from A to B. This would make a lovely small gift or as part of a hamper.

Available from:
Oliver Bonas (£6)

Le Creuset stoneware coffee press

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Le Creuset is a gift that will stand the test of time. This sturdy coffee pot with a metal press comes in a range of colours so you can perfectly match the cafetière to your recipient's kitchen, giving after-dinner coffee an elegant boost. Looking for coffee beans to accompany your gift? Take a look at coffee expert Celeste Wong's round-up of her favourite coffee beans here.

Tambia Coffee

A pouch of Tambia coffee

Tambia owns the farms producing its beans and pledges to protect the environment and guarantee economic stability and social support for communities that depend on them. This Colombian Castillo is a rich cup with sweet notes of toffee and citrus.

Available from:
Tambia Coffee (from £6.75/200g)

Personalised TOPLCUP


If your friend needs a reusable coffee cup upgrade, look no further than TOPL’s personalised life-proof cup. It’s spill-safe technology positions it above the rest of the reusable cups we’ve come across – the ‘smart’ lid regulates flow so you can sip and stroll minus splashes, with a moulded 360 lip so you can sip from any angle, just like drinking from a mug. There's also the option to personalise your cup for an extra £10.

Available from:
TOPL (from £27)

ROK manual milk frother

A small cyclinder milk frother against a white backdrop

This small, manual pump-action hand frother from ROK is great for making flat whites, cappuccinos and macchiatos on the move – a perfect gift if you're friend likes to drink in style whilst travelling. It's great value for money, too.

Available from:
ROK (£14.99)

Aluna Coconut Coffee Liqueur

A bottle of the Aluna coconut coffee liqueur

If your friend likes their coconut flat whites, they’ll love this coconut coffee liqueur from coconut rum brand Aluna. Blended with 100% Arabica cold brew coffee, cacao nibs and black cardamom, this works neat over ice, shaken up in an espresso martini or poured over vanilla ice cream for an affogato. It’s vegan friendly, gluten free and lower in sugar than many of its rivals, too.

Chocolate Enrobed Coffee Caramels

Selfridges Selection Chocolate Enrobed Coffee Caramels

If you’re putting together a personalised hamper for your coffee-loving friend, a packet of chocolate enrobed coffee caramels would sure make a great addition (and they'd go just as well with a freshly made cup of coffee in the afternoons).

Available from:
Selfridges (£7.99)

Apostle Gift Box

Collection of 3 Apostle coffee bags

Three gifts is always better than one. This gift box from Apostle, a family-run coffee roaster focused on organic, environmentally-friendly coffee, comes beautifully packaged and contains 150g of Apostle’s Organic Espresso Blend, Organic Single Origin and Organic Mountain Water Decaf, ground to your specification.

Available from:
Apostle (£25.99)

Perky Blenders personalised coffee

A pouch of Perky Blenders personalised coffee from Perky Blenders

A bag of personalised coffee is a must-item in every coffee lover’s life. You’ve got 20 characters to play with when writing your message, so emblazon yours with a friend’s name or witty message. After you’ve named your coffee, pick which grind you’d like, (choose from whole bean, espresso, French press and more), the colour of the label and you’re good to go. Inside, you’ll find 250g of Perky Blender’s signature Forest Blend. Better yet, if you’re looking to buy in bulk for all the special people in your life, you can edit the quantity on the basket page.

Available from:
Perky Blenders (£11)

Love Cocoa Espresso Martini coffee beans

A pack of Espresso Martini coffee beans

These espresso martini coffee beans from Love Cocoa are sure to put a spring in their step. Dipped with dark chocolate, these vegan morsels work as an office snack or even better, paired with an espresso martini.

Available from:
Love Cocoa (£7.50)

Aeropress Brew Bundle

Chimney Fire Coffee aeropress bundle

For someone who takes the perfect brew seriously, this aeropress bundle makes a thoughtful gift. The AeroPress carefully brews coffee direct into a mug, and along with this the bundle contains the filter papers you need, a bag of single origin Colombian coffee (choose whole bean or medium ground, ready for the AeroPress) to get someone started as well as a handy tote bag. Read coffee expert Celeste Wong's guide to perfecting AeroPress coffee at home here.

Available from:
Chimney Fire Coffee (£42.50)

Smeg milk frother

Smeg milk frother

This timeless Smeg milk frother would make a great addition to a coffee lover’s kitchen counter. Judged to be BBC Good Food’s best milk frother, this works on both hot or cold milk, for that barista-style finishing touch to coffees or hot chocolates at home.

For more milk frother inspiration, take a look at our top pick of milk frothers to buy here.

Maison Margiela coffee break eau de toilette

Harvey Nichols Maison Margiela Replica Coffee Break eau de toilette 30ml £49 (1)

Keep the coffee buzz going all day – a bottle of Maison Margiela coffee break perfume makes a luxurious gift. Designed to recreate the scent of a "creamy and cozy coffee", this earthy scent has top notes of coffee and red apple, with deep base notes of sandalwood and cedar.

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