Best chocolate selection boxes to buy for Christmas

Best chocolate selection boxes at a glance

  • Best new chocolate selection box: Hotel Chocolat the big dipper tin, £27.95
  • Best chocolate box for festive flavours: Chococo festive collection box, from £13.50
  • Best chocolate box for gifting: M&S The Magical Christmas Village, £15
  • Best luxury chocolate selection box: Fortnum & Mason milk and dark chocolate selection box, £38
  • Best for mint lovers: Bendicks mint collection, from £6
  • Best for truffles: Lindt Lindor assorted tin, £15
  • Best for classic Christmas feel: Quality Street, from £3.75
  • Best for kids: Cadbury Heroes, £5.50
  • Best for dark chocolate fans: Green & Blacks organic tasting collection, £12.50
  • Best for vegans: Booja-Booja No.1 gourmet truffle selection, £24

Best chocolate selection boxes to buy 2023

Hotel Chocolat the big dipper tin

Hotel Chocolat Big Dipper

Best new chocolate selection box

A new creation by Hotel Chocolat this year, this shiny silver tin takes all the classic Hotel Chocolat chocs you know and love from their mini boxes and trays, and individually wraps them for an easy sharing tin. There’s a favourites edition with five different flavours or an alternative dark edition, so you can pick the selection that most suits you.

Available from:
Hotel Chocolat (£27.95)

Chococo festive collection box

Chococo selection box

Best chocolate box for festive flavours

This gourmet chocolate selection box is filled with unique, festive flavour combinations, all handcrafted and beautifully decorated. Truffles include the new ‘We Three Fruits’ with cranberries, currants and apricots, a ‘Timmy’s Chocolate Orange’ with tangerine jelly or the Great-Taste-Award-winning Molasses & Brown Butter Caramel. The chocolate box is available in three different sizes in colourful, plastic-free packaging for a lovely gift.

Available from:
Chococo (from £13)

M&S The Magical Christmas Village

M&S chocolate village

Best chocolate box for gifting

Winner of ‘Best box of chocolates’ in our sister brand olive’s 2023 Christmas Supermarket Awards, this box of chocolates is perfect for gifting. Presented in a tin that is both musical and light up, it makes a lovely festive present and the chocolates inside live up to the design too – they’re good quality crowdpleasers in milk, dark, white and blonde chocolate.

Available from:
Ocado (£15)

Bendicks mint collection

Bendicks mint collection

Best for mint lovers

For those who always reach for a mint chocolate, a Bendicks selection is a timeless classic. This grown-up box (available in either 200g or 400g) has a selection of different styles of mint chocolates in the signature green packaging – from the creamy fondant mint to the dark mint crisp baton.

Available from:
Ocado (£6/200g, £11.50/400g)

Fortnum & Mason milk and dark chocolate selection box

Fortnum & Mason chocolate box

Best luxury chocolate selection box

For a luxury pick or great gift, this Fortnum & Mason selection box combines milk and dark chocolates in one glossy, gold-embossed box. It makes a memorable treat with plenty of choice inside: think marzipans, caramels, nutty clusters, rose creams and more. It’s available in several sizes, starting at a smaller £22 box and going all the way up to a whopping £285 box weighing in a 2.75kg.

Available from:
Fortnum & Mason (£38)

Lindt Lindor assorted tin

Lindor selection box

Best for truffles

An alternative to the classic Christmas selection boxes but still delivered in a satisfying tin, this Lindt offering is filled with 450g of truffles. Inside the glossy red tin are six different flavourss, from milk and dark to salted caramel or creamy white.

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Available from:
Sainsbury’s (£15)
Boots (£12.75)
Lindt (£15)
Waitrose & Partners (£15)

Quality Street

Quality Street tub

Best for classic Christmas feel

A tin of Quality Street has become a staple over the Christmas period. Whether your favourite is the Green Triangle, Purple One or fruity Strawberry Delight, there’s always something for everyone to enjoy.

Available from:
Tesco (£5)
Sainsbury’s (£5.50)
Waitrose & Partners (£3.75)

Cadbury Heroes

Cadbury Heroes

Best for kids

Creamy Cadbury milk chocolate is a crowdpleaser for kids and adults, and the Heroes selection is filled with miniature versions of your cornershop favourites. Twirl, Crunchie and Dairy Milk are all there, along with the ‘Twisted’ Creme Egg.

Available from:
Sainsbury’s (£5.50/550g)
Cadbury Gifts Direct (£22/2kg)
Tesco (£3.50/290g)

Green & Blacks organic tasting collection

Green & Blacks collection

Best for dark chocolate fans

If you’re more a dark chocolate fan, Green & Blacks has the selection for you. With whole mini bars instead of just individual squares of chocolate, this contains 11 different flavours of white, milk and dark chocolate, from butterscotch to ginger, with 25 bars in total. Six of the flavours fall under the ‘Extreme Dark’ range, going up to an intense 85% cocoa, which is ideal if you don’t like your chocolate too sweet.

Available from:
Ocado (£12.50)

Booja-Booja No.1 gourmet selection

Booja Booja gourmet selection

Best for vegans

Vegans don’t have to be left out of the chocolate box fun. Booja Booja has a wide range of dairy-free chocolates, and this new Gourmet Selection is one of the most generous. The prettily packaged selection has 25 chocolate truffles inside, from hazelnut crunch to honeycomb caramel and fruity cherry bakewell.

Available from:
John Lewis & Partners (£24)

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