The Season of Indulgence

From hampers and advent calendars to mince pies and gin, Cartwright & Butler has Christmas wrapped up. Peter Morrell is impressed with the quality of the packaging and the contents of the Festive Treats Gift Box

Cartwright and ButlerCountdown to the most wonderful time of the year with the most indulgent festive treats from Cartwright & Butler. The epitome of luxury and every food lover’s dream, Cartwright & Butler’s NEW beautifully packed Advent Calendar and 12 Days of Christmas Box are the perfect way to build excitement in the lead up to the big day itself. But be careful you’re not tempted to open everything all at once!

Cartwright & Butler Advent Calendar – RRP £200
Brand new for 2021, the gigantic box with 24 sliding drawers includes an array of Cartwright & Butler’s best-selling treats including sweet and savoury biscuits, preserves, hot drinks, cakes and confectionery.

Cartwright & Butler 12 Days of Christmas Box – RRP £110
On the first day of Christmas Cartwright & Butler gave to me… 12 delicious teatime treats! Brand new for 2021, the gigantic 12 Days of Christmas Box includes 12 sliding drawers, each drawer reveals a best-selling treat from Cartwright & Butler. The collection includes sweet and savoury biscuits, preserves, hot drinks, and confectionery.

Discover the new Cartwright & Butler festive hamper and gift box collection…

There are hampers, and then there are Cartwright & Butler luxury hampers. This year’s specially selected Christmas range includes high quality baskets and boxes, bursting with a variety of the most popular food and drink, which will leave any lucky recipient feeling very, very spoilt. What more could you want from a gift?

Festive Treats 1I recently tried the Festive Treats Gift Box. It arrived very well packaged in a sturdy box to stop it getting damaged. Inside there is a stylish grey box which has a charmingly illustrated Happy Christmas sleeve. This means that your foodie gift is all ready to put in a Christmas stocking or under the tree. Inside the gift box are three very tasty treats. A generously sized box of melt in the mouth Belgian Chocolate Fudge, A box of crumbly Cranberry and Rolled Oat Biscuits, which are delicous, and Spiced Plum Preserve in a a very attractive, reuseable, branded Cartwright and Butler jar. The Preserve is the ideal companion for a morning croissant or afternoon scone.

The Cartwright and Butler family have been making exceptional treats for more than 70 years, and this heritage shows in the quality of both the packaging and the food. The Gift Set has an RRP of £20.

Here are a range of other Gift Boxes that make a beautiful gift for the discerning foodie

Merry Christmas Gift Box (RRP £80)
Christmas is a time to gather with friends and family and enjoy some pure indulgence. The Merry Christmas Box has everything you need to make this festive period special. This festive gift box includes our Iced Loaf Christmas Cake, Beetroot Flatbreads, Natural Honeycomb, Gingerbread Fudge, Boxing Day Chutney, Café York Coffee, Fruit Jellies, Mint Chocolate Thins, Seat Salted Toffees, Afternoon Tea Teabags, Mince Pies, Cranberry Crumbles and Cranberry Sauce. If you can’t enjoy some luxury treats at Christmas, when can you!

The biggest hamper ever! The Festive Showstopper Collection (RRP £1,000)
The Festive Showstopper Collection is the ultimate Christmas indulgence. Made up of four of our most impressive collections; The Ultimate Drinks Cabinet Collection, The Ultimate Sweet-tooth Hamper, The Tipples and Nibbles Selection and The Ultimate Christmas Hamper. This grand selection includes an array of Cartwright & Butler’s best-selling treats including sweet and savoury biscuits, preserves, mince pies, cakes and confectionery and of course plenty of alcohol. Perfect for that big Christmas celebration.

Family Favourites Gift Box (RRP £30)
Packed with a selection of Cartwright & Butler favourites, there is bound to be something for everyone’s taste in the Family Favourites Sharing Box. Perfect for an afternoon in the garden, or even an evening in front of the TV, share your favourite treats with the full family. The stylish grey gift box contains Afternoon Tea, Chocolate Oat Crumbles, Salted Caramel Biscuits, Salted Caramel Fudge and Lemon Curd.

Winter Delights Picnic Hamper (RRP £80)
This decadent selection of sweet and savoury is made for sharing. Tuck into our flavoursome Baked and Salted Classic Mixed Nuts, alongside a dollop of our Caramelised Onion Chutney; perfect for pairing with a cracker or two. Experience the sweet taste of our Acacia Honey and tuck into our Salted Caramel Shortbread, Chocolate Wafer Rounds alongside the classic flavours of Rum & Raisin Fudge and Sherbet Pips. We have also included a bottle of our Orange Juice and Apple Juice to refresh. The Winter Delights Hamper is presented in our beautiful pale pink double lidded wicket basket and can be re-used time and time again.

Ultimate Vegan Gift Hamper (RRP £42)
This Hamper features our very unique Seeded Flatbread Beetroot Crackers, perfect with a generous dollop of Caramelised Onion Chutney. To hit that sweet spot, we have included the Rhubarb & Custard sweets, as well as a tin of our smooth Dark Chocolate Drinking Chocolate. We have also added the popular Strawberry Preserve, which is just perfect on toast or in home baking; either way, both can be enjoyed with either a cup of our Whole Leaf English Breakfast Tea or Apple Juice.

Festive Favourites Wicker Hamper (RRP £100)
How about making this an extra special Christmas Eve with our finest Cartwright & Butler festive range; we have added in our Cranberry & Orange Mini Mince Pies, truly moist Christmas Loaf Cake and our Spiced Winter Blend Loose Leaf Tea, which was made for crisp and cold winter days. Fancy a tipple? We have you covered with our Mulled Wine Spice Bags which can be enjoyed with a fine bottle of Cielo Del Sur Merlot.

The Whisky Gift Hamper (RRP £79)
Containing a range of sweet and savoury and, to top it all off, a bottle of the finest Dalmeny Centenary Scotch Whisky, all beautifully presented in a stylist wooden crate.

Christmas Pudding, Christmas Cake & Mince Pies Galore

The sweet centrepiece of any festive dinner table! No Christmas should be without a luxuriously indulgent Cartwright & Butler Christmas Pudding and Christmas Cake. Or a stack of deliciously rich and fruity mince pies.

  • Christmas Pudding with Marzipan Centre (RRP £18)
  • Christmas Pudding with Orange Liqueur (RRP £18)
  • Traditional Christmas Pudding (RRP £20)
  • Cranberry & Orange Mini Mince Pies in Carton (RRP £4.50)
  • Cranberry & Orange Mini Mince Pies in Tin (RRP £7.50)
  • Round Iced Christmas Cake Tin (RRP £18)
  • Iced Christmas Loaf Cake in Tin (RRP £12)
  • Round Decorated Jewel Fruit Cake in Tin (RRP £18)

Sweet and Savoury

Cartwright & Butler is renowned for classic indulgence – whether sweet or savoury. Those looking to stock up on luxury foodie items are spoilt for choice this autumn/winter. Here’s just a selection of options available:

  • Dark Chocolate Coated Orange Peel in Tin (RRP £12.95)
  • Whisky Fudge in Tin (RRP £8.95)
  • Gingerbread Fudge in Tin (RRP £8.95)
  • Turkish Delight Selection in Tin (RRP £13.95)
  • Spiced Winter Blend Loose Leaf Tea (RRP £10)
  • Spiced Orange & Cranberry Shortbread (RRP £10)
  • Mulled Wine Spice Bags (RRP £4)
  • Spiced Orange Honey (RRP £8.50)
  • Gingerbread Honey (RRP £8.50)
  • Autumn Fruit Chutney (RRP £4.75)
  • Boxing Day Chutney (RRP £4.75)
  • Cranberry Sauce (RRP £3.50)

Let the festivities be-gin!

Spirit of Adventure – Darjeeling Infused Parlour Gin (RRP £45)
Working with a small-batch Yorkshire distiller, Cartwright & Butler has created a deliciously light and refreshing London Dry gin. Juniper is blended with Darjeeling Tea and Acacia Honey and with lemon, coriander and warm spice botanicals to create a gin perfect for any occasion. Presented in a stunning keepsake tin, this gin won’t fail to impress.

Go online at to see the full range of fabulous hampers and gift sets, truly delicious sweet and savoury treats and luxury pantry goods to make the festive Christmas season a little bit more special.

When ordering online, there is an option to include a personalised message in a complimentary gift card for an extra special touch.

Cartwright and Butler’s ranges are available countrywide in leading independent shops and luxury department stores.

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