The Best Food Subscriptions

Prolong the life of a gourmet gift by choosing a food subscription.

There is a downside to giving food or drink as a tends to get scoffed, and forgotten. There is an easy way, however, to prolong the life and effect of a gourmet gift - and that is with a subscription to one of these fantastic sites. Now your gift can be received repeatedly throughout the year with minimal effort and maximum brownie points on your behalf.

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Abel & Cole

All manner of fruit, veg and meat boxes are on offer from this award winning company, from upwards of £15.30 a week for a small box, and will arrive filled with a selection of fruit and vegetables.

The Cheese Society

A monthly selection of delectable cheeses for the most committed of fromage fanatics. Three months, £123.

Whisky Tasting Company

Perfect for budding whisky connoisseurs. Send a beautifully presented whisky tasting set every quarter for the enthusiast to learn about, taste and enjoy twenty new single malt and blended whiskies. One year, from £114.95

Rare Tea Company

A selection of the most popular teas and herbs, nothing too esoteric, but all of them reassuringly delicious. Six or twelve month subscriptions, with deliveries of three tins every other month. From 9.49 per month

The 60 Second Chef

All the basics of cooking and nutrition in bite-size 60 second lessons. The affordable, easy way to become confident in the kitchen. $30 for the online course.

Carnivore Club

Artisan charcuterie subscription with a monthly delivery of four to six meats from a unique British charcutier. From £90 for three month subscription.

Craft Gin Club

Every month, you'll receive one very special bottle of gin, including rare and exclusive editions not available elsewhere in a treat-filled Gin of the Month box. From £42


Dubbed the 'Spotify of cookbooks', premium membership gives unlimited access to a curated collection of recipes from the world's great cookbooks for just £4.99 per month.


The craft beer discovery club, working with small independent breweries. Each month, the recipient will get eight different beers and Ferment Magazine. From £27 a month.

Coffee Factory

Choose from blends, single origins, decaf, beans or pre-ground, how much and often you'd like coffee delivered. From £8.95 per month.

Hotel Chocolat

A delicious box of chocolates (dark, milk, flavoured - name your poison) will arrive each month. Tasting Club Monthly Curated Collection, from £25.50

Berry Bros & Rudd

A perfect gift for the busy wine buff. A mixed case will arrive every two months containing a mixture of fine wines. From £195 for six month gift subscription.

Pipers Farm

Stock up on all your favourite cuts of the farm's award-winning grass-fed meat at a discounted price. The range of Meat Boxes are perfect for feeding the family. From £44.35 per month.

TASTE Cocktails

For the cocktail lover or wannabe mixologist, a monthly box containing premium ingredients, recipes and information about the history of the drinks. From £210 for six month membership.

Pasta Evangelists

Enjoy restaurant quality pasta at home with authentic sauces and garnishes. Gift a plan and the lucky recipient can select pasta dishes from the weekly menu, as well as preferred delivery dates. From £6 for three months of pasta.

Great British Charcuterie Co

A carefully chosen selection of charcuterie products bundled together with some of favourite accompaniments for you to enjoy monthly. From £49.95.


Banish bad snacking for good! Send a dieting friend a regular box of healthy snacks, such as nuts, dips, olives and crackers. From £4.499 in the post - perfect for grazing away a day in the office.

Garlic Lover's Club

A parcel of garlic goodness delivered monthly, including long-keeping garlic and some garlic inspired produce, with exclusive 'members only' discounts. £19.95 inc p&p.

Citizens of Soil

Gift an olive oil subscription and the recipient will receive a 500ml pouch of extra virgin oil from Crete like they've never tasted before. Choose from three, six or twelve months. Three month, £45

The Spicery

Cook and discover exciting food from around the world. The Monthly Spiceboxes make cooking with real spices easy. Subscriptions from £28.

Meg Rivers

Membership of the Cake Club ensures that cakes are delivered by post to your door every month of the year. The ultimate treat for the true cake fan! £27 per month, inc p&p.

The Shortbread Gift Company

A monthly delivery of gooey chocolatey handmade brownies made from the finest ingredients. Choose from twelve flavours to be popped through the letterbox. Three, six or twelve month subscription. From £8.50 per month.

The Tiny Marmalade

Jam on Toast Club, the club for jam lovers. Discover six new and original jams each month, using seasonal and fair trade ingredients, in small batches. £64

Eat Your Books

Bring your collection of cookery books back to life. List your own collection and Eat Your Books' search engine will find all your recipes in your cookbooks, magazines and favourite blogs. $3 per month