10 delicious food and drink Advent calendars without chocolate

22 Nov, 2023 | Home & Lifestyle

Words by Issy Bedford-Davies

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We’re never too old to be taken in by the intrigue of what lays hidden behind an Advent calendar door, and while many of us can’t wait for our daily chocolate treat, we were keen to see what other goodies are available for our countdown to Christmas.

We’ve compiled a list of 10 ‘non-chocolate’ calendars that contain everything from kitchen spices to tea. All you have to do is figure out which one’s your favourite!

1. Teamakers of London, Tea Advent Calendar, £20

The perfect calendar for the tea lovers amongst us. This calendar features 25 individual boxes, each with a different ethically sourced, fully traceable, estate-grown tea, for your December delectation.

2. Joe & Seph’s, Where’s Joe Advent Calendar, £21

Who doesn’t love popcorn – especially when you’re curled up in front of a good Christmas film. This calendar brings you 14 of Joe & Seph’s gourmet popcorn flavours, so not only does it look beautiful, it’s sure to tickle your taste buds.

3. John Lewis, Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar, £22.50

Hot chocolate is the ultimate winter warmer, and John Lewis is here with 24 days of deliciousness for you to enjoy on those colder days.

4. Tiptree, Jam Advent Calendar, £29.90

With a range of conserves and marmalades for you to try throughout December, this calendar is a perfect way to discover your new favourites or have options to offer any festive visitors, without buying full-sized jars.

5. Sous Chef, 12 Days of Gin, £42.49

A gin lover’s dream, this calendar hosts 12 different flavours of ‘Gin in a Tin’. From classic flavours we all know and love, to some new interesting additions, there is something for everyone.

6. Abel & Cole, The 12 Days of Organic Christmas Calendar, £45

If you’re someone who likes a bit of variety, this Advent calendar holds 12 days of different sustainable goodies for you to enjoy on the lead up to Christmas. Every purchase also contributes a £5 donation to provide a meal for a child this Christmas.

7. Beanies, Flavour Instant Coffee Advent Calendar, £25

Why not spice up your morning coffee with this flavour-packed advent calendar. With lots of fun coffee flavours to try, you certainly won’t get bored. Beanies coffee is also nut and sugar free and vegan friendly.

8. John Lewis, Beer and Snacks Advent Calendar, £80

There’s no better combination than beer and a snack. John Lewis have combined the two to make the ultimate 24-day calendar for you to enjoy. With a mixture of different beers and snacks this is sure to go down a treat.

9. Virgin, Mixed Spirits Advent Calendar, £99

This calendar provides a mixture of 24 different spirits from both boutique and the big brands. It’s a great way to discover new brands and flavours to sip neat or enjoy in a cocktail

10. Just Spices, Large Advent Calendar, £79.99

Spice up your life with this flavour-packed calendar. It contains 24 different spices, seasonings and toppings for you to add to your meals, plus their own cookbook full of recipe ideas for your new spices.

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