10 kitchen tea gift ideas under R400

It’s easy to remember gifts for the big wedding day, but then get caught by surprise by needing a lovely, little gift for the kitchen tea. It’s a good thing we’ve done all the grafting for you, right? Here’s a nice selection of practical and pretty kitchen tea gift ideas, that won’t set you back a penny over R400. Read on.


1. Le Creuset Stoneware Spice Jar, R140

Any kitchen would be charmed by these cute, airtight Le Creuset Stoneware Jars, but no more so than the bride unwrapping them. Great for spices, sugar or salt.

2. Joseph Joseph Garlic Rocker, from R139

A novel way of crushing garlic, this Joseph Joseph Garlic Rocker will not only put a spring in the budding bride’s step, but some well crushed flavour into her dishes.

3. Osti Danish Cheese Slicer, R119

A nifty little tool, this Osti Cheese Slicer will come in handy for making sarmies or quick snacks. Nothing says married life like a stylish cheese slicer.

4. Mervyn Gers Large Jug, R299

An often overlooked household item, a lovely jug can be a thing of beauty. For decanting refreshments or even as a vase for fresh blossoms, this Mervyn Gers Jug is a winning gift.

5. Le Creuset Espresso Cup and Saucer Set, R285

The couple to be will surely need their regular caffeine fix? What about espresso in a Le Creuset Cup and Saucer set? Even unannounced guests will be a welcome surprise with these at the ready.

6. Yuppiechef Bamboo Chopping Board, R399

A solid wooden chopping board quickly becomes a kitchen staple. This hygienic Yuppiechef bamboo board makes for a down to earth addition to any kitchen.

7. Mungo Design Butcher Stripe Apron, from R180

Any foodie looks forward to cooking, but there’s something especially homely about prepping a meal in your favourite apron. A mulberry Mungo apron or bleached tomato for the bride to be?

8. Le Creuset Venus Medium Spatula, R110

These silicone Spatulas from Le Creuset are gems at stirring the pot and are so easy to clean. What about a white one to go with new beginnings?

9. Le Creuset Stoneware Mug, R120

To ease all the tension of planning a wedding, a pale rose Le Creuset Mug can come in handy when it’s hot beverage time. Everybody loves having ‘their favourite mug’.

10. Joseph Joseph Circular Worktop Saver, R210

Add a touch of playful colour to her kitchen with a Joseph Joseph Worktop Saver. You never know when that hot pot  will need a safe landing spot.

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