The Best Luxury Picnic Hampers in London
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The Best Luxury Picnic Hampers in London

Up your picnic game without lifting a finger

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, delis and delivery services are offering fine portable feasts. Here are the best luxury picnic hampers in London.

Best Luxury Picnic Hampers in London

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Daylesford, The Picnic Hamper

Daylesford, The Picnic Hamper

Organic farming empire Daylesford, which has a number of farm shops across the capital, is a treasure trove of top-quality produce. You can try some of its best picnic items in this hamper, which includes fruit bread from the bakery, cheddar from the creamery, Gloucestershire ham, red onion chutney and apricot nectar. Then, on the sweet side, there’s lemon drizzle cake and shortbread hearts – plus you get a bottle of prosecco.


Cartwright & Butler, The Family Feasting Picnic Hamper

Cartwright & Butler, The Family Feasting Picnic Hamper

Packed inside a pretty wicker basket, Cartwright & Butler’s very first picnic hamper is filled with all sorts of goodies from the food brand. Enjoy savoury snacks of Cheshire cheese, baked sweet chilli peanuts and crackers ahead of sweet treats such as butter fudge and sea salted caramel biscuits, paired with raspberry lemonade or elderflower presse. Alongside the food and drinks, the hamper contains all the equipment you’ll need for a picnic: cutlery, plates and a thermal flask.


Sette at the Bvlgari Hotel


Picnic in style with a feast from Sette, the uber-glamorous Italian restaurant within the Bvlgari Hotel in Knightsbridge. Available for pick up or delivery each day, a signature picnic could look something like: rosemary and parmesan focaccia with prosciutto crudo, Italian cheeses with crackers, chargrilled seasonal vegetables and a selection of cakes, such as orange & ricotta sfogliatelle. Everything is packed in a suitably stylish ‘La Dolce Vita’ tote, complete with biodegradable plates, cutlery and napkins – with the option to add a bottle of champagne for an extra dose of luxury.

From £105 for two,

Hattingley Summer Picnic Hamper

Hattingley Summer Picnic Hamper

Westminster cafe Old Queen Street Cafe has joined forces with sparkling wine producer Hattingley Valley on a special hamper – perfect if you’re heading for a picnic in the nearby St James’ Park. Designed for two or four people, the offering includes salad with halloumi or salmon, a coronation chicken or summer vegetable baguette, and desserts of chocolate hazelnut cake or strawberry trifle. Alongside this, you’ll be treated to a bottle of Hattingley Brut Reserve (or two if there’s four of you) for the ultimate quintessential English afternoon.

From £90 for two people,

Picnic hamper on a blanket from D’Ambrosi


Recently opened in Chelsea is D’Ambrosi, the new London branch of Cotswolds deli D’Ambrosi Fine Foods. The brainchild of husband-and-wife duo Andrew and Jesse D’Ambrosi, the concept’s offering includes gourmet home delivery (think no-stress dinner parties and last-minute date nights) – but also restaurant-quality picnics. Everything is freshly prepared each day using locally sourced ingredients, from salads to rotisserie chicken and sweet treats. Signature dishes include a kale Caesar salad with parmesan and anchovies, alongside fried chicken with a choice of sauces, plus New England-style shrimp rolls.

Dishes from £5.95,

Melrose & Morgan, The Traditional British Picnic

North London grocer Melrose & Morgan is renowned for its luxurious picnics. This hamper offers a spread of traditional picnic dishes: think pork sausage rolls, salad, scotch eggs, olives, strawberries, crisps and chocolate brownies. Everything is packed inside a Melrose and Morgan tote bag, together with biodegradable plates, cutlery and napkins. Hampers can be made for groups of two, four and six, and are only available in London.

From £55,

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,

Pique, The Pique-Nique

Gourmet picnics are the bread and butter of Pique, founded in 2017 in London. The online company offers a wide selection of hampers, from breakfast to afternoon tea, but when it comes to picnics this one is your best bet. The Pique-Nique contains everything you need for a delicious al fresco feast: caramelised onion and sausage rolls, chorizo scotch eggs, rotisserie chicken, new potato salad, orzo salad, charcuterie, crudites and brownie bites.

From £65,

Panzer’s Vegan Picnic

Panzer’s Vegan Picnic

As a vegan, it can often be hard to find plant-based picnic fare – but this hamper from beloved north London deli Panzer’s ensures you won’t go hungry. Inside you’ll find spinach and potato rolls, bagels, hummus and falafels, roasted aubergine salad, fruit salad and crisps. You can guarantee it will all be top-quality too.


Fortnum & Mason, The Fortnum’s Picnic Provisions Box

Of course hamper royalty Fortnum & Mason has a picnic offering. This decadent hamper includes enough food to keep four picnickers satisfied, including Somerset Reserve Cheddar, butter crackers, pork pies, Scottish smoked salmon and a jar of the brand’s famous Piccadilly Piccalilli – followed by a sweet treat of salted caramel milk chocolate florentines.