Do you struggle to find presents for your partner, husband, Dad or Grandad? Here’s some ideal gift inspiration for the men in your life!
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Buying gifts for men can be simple if they’ve got a particular hobby or interest that will provide you with some easy inspiration. But what do you do if they can’t think of anything they want or you’re just lacking inspiration?
Under these circumstances, buying a gift for your partner, husband, Dad or Grandad can start to feel a little difficult. So I’ve put together a fantastic collection of gift ideas here that are perfect for treating your husband or partner, Dad or Grandad. And they’re grouped by interest, so you can pick a gift that’s perfect for the man in your life.
Now it’s true that most of these gifts are as suitable for women as they are for men. But these are our suggestions for gifts at a range of different price points that your father, brother, husband or partner is sure to be happy to unwrap.
And of course, if you can’t decide on a gift for your favourite man, an Amazon Gift e-voucher* or gift card will always be a popular choice. There’s a range of card designs, and you can pick a value to suit your budget.
Foodie Gifts for Men
Food and drink always make fabulous gift ideas at any time of year. So here are a few gift ideas for men who have a passion for good food and drink.
Gifts for Coffee Lovers
This Nespresso Citiz espresso machine would be a fantastic gift for a coffee fan. It creates delicious, full-bodied coffee in two cup sizes at the touch of a button.
It heats up quickly, and is ready to use in around 25 seconds. The Citiz can be used to create espresso, ristretto and a larger Lungo coffee, and you can get a version which comes with an Aeroccino for heating and frothing milk.
There’s a massive array of capsules available, both from Nespresso and other brands. The official Nespresso capsules are aluminium and can be returned to be recycled, and you can get compostable capsules from other suppliers.
It’s a great high end gift for a coffee lover!
If your budget doesn’t stretch to an espresso machine, or they already have one, then why not get them some gorgeous espresso cups instead.
These sleek espresso cups are made from food grade stainless steel and the double wall thermal insulation cuts down heat transfer, so they stay cool to the touch and keep his espresso hot for longer.
The sleek design of these espresso cups is very minimalistic. But there’s such a wide range of styles on the market that you’re bound to find something that your favourite man will absolutely love!
Or why not send him a hamper packed full of delicious food and drink to try?
This Ploughman’s Lunch hamper contains two delicious cheeses paired with cheese biscuits and a fine ale chutney. There’s also two different ales from British micro-breweries, making it a delicious way to try out some of Britain’s artisan producers
If you’re buying a gift for a man with a sweet tooth, what could be better than this bumper retro sweet collection?
It’s fantastic value, and is jam-packed full of yummy sweets he’ll remember from his childhood.
He’ll be able to feast on Refresher chews, Space Dust, Sherbet Fountains and much more.
And for a seriously luxurious foodie gift, how about this Serious Good Large Hamper from Lottie Shaw’s?
This gift box is packed full of award winning treats including cakes, biscuits, tiffin, flapjacks and chocolate truffles. They’re made to family recipes that have been passed down through the generations, and include an award-winning Yorkshire Parkin.
It’s a delicious sweet treat that would be lovely to snack on over the festive break.
Clothes and Accessories
Clothing and accessories are always a popular choice when it comes to gifts for men, and you probably already have some ideas for clothing gifts for men.
So here are a few ideas that I think would make great gifts for the men in your life.
So let’s start off this section of the gift guide with a classic men’s present – socks!
Yes, socks are the perennial men’s gift idea, and this pack of socks from The Sock Exchange is a perfect gift. The box contains 6 odd socks so the recipient can mix and match them to their heart’s content.
This selection is just about as bright as you can get. But you can also find similar socks that are classic black from the heel upwards, which ideal for someone working in a more traditional office.
Cufflinks are always a thoughtful gift for any man who wears them. There’s such a wide range of prices and styles on the market that you’re sure to find something that’s perfect for the man you’re buying for.
These sleek bar cufflinks by Ellie Ellie come in a range of colours and can be personalised with up to four initials. They’re a classic design that will make a very stylish and thoughtful gift.
Luggage and Bags
Or for a man who loves travel, how about this gorgeous weekend holdall by Duncan Stewart?
It’s made from faux leather and comes in brown or black, and can be personalised with embroidered initials in a choice of colours. The roomy bag comes with a shoulder strap, is fully lined in pinstripe fabric and is perfect for overnight stays or weekends away. It’s a lovely gift for any keen traveller!
A new wallet would make also make a thoughtful gift, and this lovely leather wallet is a great example.
It’s available in three colours and is made from 100% leather with a vintage inspired design. The wallet has 8 card slots, a rear compartment for notes and a popper fastening and you can personalise it with up to four embossed initials.
Or alternatively, this vegan wallet would make a great non-leather option. It’s from cork, which is naturally waterproof , highly durable and environmentally friendly. It’s available in black or natural cork colour and can be personalised with up to three initials.
Skincare and Grooming
Aftershave and other male grooming products are perennial favourites when it comes to gift ideas for men. There is a fantastic range of men’s aftershaves and fragrances available on the market, including some great gift sets.
So you’ll be spoiled for choice when you’re picking out gifts for your Dad, grandfather, partner or husband!
Aftershave and Fragrance
Bleu de Chanel is a modern classic and would make a lovely gift.
But rather than buying another standard bottle of aftershave, why not buy him something a bit different like this Bleu de Chanel travel set.
This Refillable Travel Spray set comes with three 20ml refills, and it’s perfect for use when travelling or after sport.
If you find it hard to pick a new fragrance for the man in your life, why not choose one which is in the same range as one of his favourites?
Brands often introduce a new twist on a popular scent, like this BOSS Bottled Night. It’s an intense, spicy scent with wood notes including a replica of Louro Amarelo wood.
It’d be a great evening scent for someone who loves the original BOSS Bottled fragrance.
Beard care and shaving
If you’re buying for a man who prides himself on his facial hair, then why not buy him some goodies to care for his beard?
The Mo Bro’s Beard Maintenance Kit contains everything he’ll need for growing, maintaining & grooming any style of beard. It includes care products such as beard soap, balm and oil as well as a beard come and scissors for trimming stray hairs.
It’s available in three scents and even fits through the letterbox for convenient delivery.
Or if he prefers a clean-shaven chin, how about the world’s first heated razor from Gillette.
It delivers the warmth and comfort of a hot towel shave at the push of a button with two heat settings. Gillette’s most advanced, thinnest, and finest blades provide an incredibly close and comfortable shave.
The razor has magnetic docking, wireless charging and is designed to be completely waterproof for shaving at the sink or in the shower.
A lot of men are taking their skincare much more seriously these days. So why not pamper him with this gorgeous skincare set from Clinique?
It’s a budget friendly gift set which is contains a trio of daily face products for men with dry skin, in travel-friendly sizes. You can also get similar kits for men with oily or mature skin.
This set contains a set of customised formulas to help his skin feel sooth and comfortable. The Face Wash cleanses thoroughly but gently, and the luxurious Cream Shave helps to guard against nicks and razor drag during shaving.
Then after shaving, he can use the ultralight Maximum Hydrator for a plumping moisture boost that lasts. And all of these products are allergy tested and fragrance free.
It’s great for a man who likes to try out a new range of skincare, or to pop in his travel wash kit.
Time for some gadgets and tech gifts now, these are sure to be well received!
Wireless ear buds
If you’re buying for a man who loves listening to music, why not treat him to a new set of Bluetooth ear buds for when he’s out and about?
The Bose QuietComfort earphones have world-class noise cancelling as well as an Aware Mode that lets in some surrounding noise. They provide crisp audio and great comfort and have smooth touch controls for easy use.
And the IPX4 waterproof rating means they can withstand sweat, water and some inclement weather, so they’re great for in the gym or when he’s out walking or running.
Or if you’re buying for a book loving man, how about treating him to a Kindle?
The Kindle Paperwhite is waterproof to IPX8 standard, so you can read in the bath or by the pool without any worries. It has 8GB storage so you can pack it full of books and magazines, and a single charge will last for weeks.
And you can even load Audible audiobooks onto it and pair it up to your Bluetooth headphones.
Other Tech Gifts
How about this handy little gadget for a man who’s always misplacing his keys?
The Tile Pro is a really powerful tracker that will let you find your keys, phone or other item. It’s also waterproof up to 1.5 metres so that it’s protected against the worst of the British weather!
You can attach the Tile to most objects that you regularly misplace, like your keys, laptop or bag. Once your smartphone is within the Bluetooth signal range (200 feet), you’ll start to heard the distinctive Tile melody.
And you can also use your Tile to track down your phone within range. Just press your Tile twice and it will make your phone ring, even if it’s on silent.
And our final suggestion in this section of the Ultimate Gift Guide for Men is a gift idea that is sure to be popular!
A drone is great fun to fly, and you can take some fab photos and videos from the air. Obviously if budget allows, you could invest in one of the market leaders like a DJI Mavic. That will give you some seriously high quality footage.
But for a beginner drone at a more reasonable price, the DEERC D10 Foldable Drone gets good reviews on Amazon. It takes HD images and is easy to fly, with nifty features like Tap Fly which allows you to draw a flight course on your smartphone for the drone to follow. And when you show your palm or V sign to the front camera, the D10 will automatically take a photo or video which you can share to social media with a single click.
If you’re buying a gift for an outdoors kind of man, it’s definitely worth taking a look at the Zippo range.
You probably know the Zippo brand for their classic Zippo windproof lighters. These make a great gift for any man who loves walking, hiking or other outdoor pursuits.
Because Zippo lighters are windproof, it makes them perfect for lighting fires and camping cookers. And you can find a wide range of styles to suit the man you’re buying for.
This classic brass lighter has a lifetime guarantee and comes in a presentation gift box.
Do you like the idea of a handwarmer but not the faff of refills? If so, this rechargeable electronic handwarmer from OCOOPA could be the perfect gift!
It is fast heating and easy to use – simply press the button and it will release a gentle warming heat. The handwarmer will warm up on both sides in seconds, and three levels of heat will give perfect comfort.
The OCOOPA handwarmer has protection against overheating, shortcircuit and over charging. And its large capacity battery means it will run for a long time off one charge. You can even use it as a power bank to charge a phone!
This gift would be perfect not just for someone who loves outdoor pursuits, but also for anyone who suffers from arthritis in their hands as the heat will help to provide comfort.
After the last couple of years, many people are prioritising experiences over gifts so why not buy him an experience day? You’ll find a wide range of different experiences and prices to suit everyone.
The Triple Supercar Driving Blasts Experience day offers a chance to enjoy driving three miles in each of 3 different supercars. They’ll be able to choose from an impressive selection of driving legends, including Aston Martins, Lamborghinis and Ferraris. And after they’ve finished their driving laps, they’ll move over into the passenger seat for an exciting high speed passenger lap!
The voucher is valid for 24 months and there is a range of locations throughout the UK.
Or you could give him a chance to head up into the sky with a 30 Minute Introductory Flying Lesson. After a full safety briefing, they’ll spend 30 minutes at the controls of a light aircraft before bringing it into to land.
This gift experience is available at a range of locations and the voucher is valid for 20 months.