John Lewis & Partners starts the countdown to Christmas with an in-store Best of British-themed personalised confectionery and beverage offering. Visit the KitKat Chocolatory Factory for handcrafted and special-edition KitKat bars, or stop by the Quality Street station for a personalised tin and a new sweet flavour exclusive to John Lewis & Partners. For a unique beverage, visit the Fever-Tree corner on the lower-ground floor for a festive selection of gin and tonic crackers and Christmas-themed pairings.
KitKat Chocolatory Factory
Exclusive to John Lewis & Partners, Nestle’s KitKat Chocolatory Factory is a retail first for the British department store, with a unique gift offering of bespoke KitKat bars handcrafted by in-store chocolatiers. The special Christmas pop-up allows shoppers to create their own eight-finger dark, white or milk chocolate gift box. For a personal touch there’s a choice of 12 additional toppings, including hazelnut, pistachio, rose petals and chocolate brownie crumbs. Each box is also customisable with a special message.
Customers can also shop a selection of Best of British pick-and-mix boxes inspired by classic British deserts and flavours, such as apple and rhubarb crumble, and cherry Bakewell tart. You can also find special-edition KitKat boxes at 30 John Lewis & Partner stores, with delectable flavours from Nuttylicious to Zingtastic Gin and Tonic.
KitKat Chocolatory Factory is available in the flagship store on London’s Oxford Street and the Intu Trafford Centre in Manchester.
KitKat Create Your Break, £14 for eight fingers
KitKat Best of British, £12 for eight fingers
KitKat Special Editions, £7.50 for six fingers; and £12 for 12 fingers
Click here for more information on the unique KitKat Chocolatory Factory.
Quality Street Choose Your Favourites pop-up
After a successful Quality Street pop-up corner for Christmas last year, John Lewis & Partners adds a new edition to the British favourite for 2019. The exclusive in-store pop-up offers customers a choice of a customisable Quality Street tin, complete with a personalisation service and exclusive new flavour. Sample the new Crispy Truffle Bite sweet this year, which features a smooth praline and crispy cereal bite centre, covered in milk chocolate and wrapped in an exclusive black and gold wrapper for the festive season. For the first time, customers can fill their chosen tin with any favourite from the full selection, whether it’s just one chosen favourite, or a combination of all, for the perfect personal Quality Street Christmas.
Quality Street Choose your Favourites personalised 1.2kg tin, £15
Quality Street Choose your Favourites exclusive John Lewis & Partners 1.2kg tin, £12
Quality Street exclusive 2018 John Lewis & Partners 1.2kg tin refill, £10
Mixed pre-filled 1.2kg tin, £7.50
Find your perfect gin and tonic synergy with the exclusive Fever-Tree pairing taster bar and Christmas pop-up. Available in selected John Lewis & Partner stores, the Fever-Tree experience for Christmas invites shoppers to find their perfect gin and tonic pairing using an in-store digital flavour finder. From just a few simple questions about your favourite ingredients, aromas and flavour depths, the unique device recommends a delicious pairing of a premium gin and accompanying Fever-Tree tonic water. Customers can also shop their chosen pairing in the form of a single festive cracker or purchase a mix-and-match box of four pairings.
Fever-Tree single Fever-Tree cracker £8
Fever-Tree set of four crackers, £32
Fever-Tree set of eight crackers, £60 (available online only)
Fever-Tree giant cracker, £30 (available in store only)