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41 of the best gifts for dads, even if he’s impossible to shop for

Finding the best gifts for dads is a notoriously hard task. Whether it’s his birthdayFather’s Day, or the festive season, it always seems like a last-minute scramble to find something special. But fret not — we’ve pulled together a curated edit of gift ideas for dads that is guaranteed to make him feel loved. Whatever the occasion.

Your stepdad, grandad, dad or father-figure may have been there with you since the day you were born, serving words of wisdom, backseat driving instructions and an endless supply of dad jokes. Chances are he already has everything he wants, and will probably insist that you don’t need to get him anything. How very unhelpful.

So, what are the best gifts for dads that show him he’s the best dad in the world? From utensils that feel fitting for the BBQ king to massage guns for the fitness-loving dad, wine subscriptions for the vino connoisseur and deluxe hampers for a long-distance father, our edit will help you out.

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Best gifts for dads at a glance:

  1. Best Overall Gift For Dads: House Robe
  2. Best Alcohol Gift For Dads: Whiskey Cocktail Box
  3. Best Practical Gift For Dads: Discovery Backpack
  4. Best Family-Oriented Gift For Dads: Herd Mentality Board Game

House Robe

£95 AT SOHO HOME

Whiskey Cocktail Box

£39 AT NIO COCKTAILS

Discovery Backpack

£140 AT ANTLER

Herd Mentality Board Game

£19.99 AT AMAZON

Keep scrolling for GLAMOUR’s edit of the best gifts for dads — from classic beer gifts to sauve decanters.

  • Best loungewear gifts for dadsA comfy addition to the luxury homeware brand’s wares, the House Robe – the same one you’ll find in Soho Home clubs across the globe – brings a little bit of that exclusivity home, so dad can feel like a VIP 24/7. Shop more dressing gowns this way.£95 AT SOHO HOME
  • Best whiskey gifts for dadsFor dads who favour a strong cocktail, why not go for this whiskey gift set? It contains six blends in total, two each of Manhattan, Old Fashioned, and Whiskey Sour.£39 AT NIO COCKTAILS
  • Image may contain Bag Backpack and BaggageBest gift for dads on-the-goWith plenty of space for both his laptop and trainers, this versatile backpack is a must-have for the man who likes to head straight to the office from the gym. It’s got up to 28L of packing capacity, and has been made with a really lightweight yet durable material.£140 AT ANTLER
  • Best gift for whisky drinking dadsCapable of holding a whole 75cl bottle of whisky — or wine — this vintage globe decanter will make a chic addition to any shelf.Save when you shop for the best gifts for dads with these John Lewis discount codes.£55 AT JOHN LEWIS

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  • Best skincare gifts for dadsA dad gift idea that he needs this year is this luxury Kiehl’s skincare set complete with a cleansermoisturiser, and serum that will take his skincare routine to the next level.£51 AT KIEHL’S
  • Image may contain Clothing Footwear Shoe Suede and SneakerBest dad birthday giftThey’re on TikTok, Instagram – you name it – and they’re the best slippers, work shoes, coffee shop shoes, pub shoes and, let’s face it, taking-the bins-out shoes you’ll ever buy.£150 AT MR PORTER
  • Image may contain Wok Frying Pan Cooker and ApplianceBest Christmas gifts for dad he won’t returnIf he loves cooking at home, this gift for foodie dads from Our Place will kick his spag bol up a notch with in-oven functionality and pre-seasoned enamel.£135 AT OUR PLACE
  • Image may contain Accessories Accessory Wallet Human and PersonBest personalised gifts for fathersPersonalised gifts are the best way to sneak an uncommon good that your pa hasn’t been gifted before under the tree or on his bed come Christmas, and this monogrammed leather Apple iPad case is oh-so-classic.Save money on wish list items and keepsakes with these Not On The High Street discount codes.£60 AT NOT ON THE HIGH STREET

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  • Best practical birthday presents for fathersLess expensive than the premium Philips Series 9000 and yet a bit more luxe than the One Blade, the Series 5000 makes for a real treat for clean shaving dads, allowing them to groom, wet, dry and trim, too.Save money on gifts dads actually want with these Boots discounts.£199 AT AMAZON
  • Image may contain Cosmetics and BottleBest presents for dads that he won’t expectByredo fragrances are some of our favourites here at GLAMOUR, so we know mum will be all the more grateful to get a whiff of this cologne every time she passes dad in the hall. Keep him feeling fresh, crisp, and distinguished this year.Save money on unique gifts for dad with these Selfridges discounts.£280 AT SELFRIDGES
  • Best practical gifts for dadsCrafted from 100% linen, this timeless shirt is great for styling with tailored trousers or denim alike. It’s less than £40, and would make for a very welcome gift under this year’s tree.£39.90 AT UNIQLO
  • Best gifts for dad who wants nothingA thoughtful gift for dads who have seemingly told everyone they want nothing, this glamping escape voucher will give them and a partner or friend the chance to recuperate in the country – something lovely to look forward to as he waits for the warmer weather to come back around.Save money on everything from driving experience gifts to glamping trips with these Red Letter Day discount codes.£159.99 AT RED LETTER DAYS

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  • Best useful gifts for dadsAesop’s shine hair oil is a fantastic choice for dads who want to take care of their skin and hair simultaneously. This multi-purpose oil not only tames dry hair but also nourishes the skin and keeps the beard looking healthy. It’s a great addition to any grooming routine.£27 AT SEPHORA
  • Best diffuser gifts for dadsIf dad loves Diptque’s cult fragrances, he’ll be delighted to know that the brand offer car diffusers, too. Prepare to be whisked away on a fragrant journey every time you step into his car.Save money on practical gifts for dad with these Selfridges discounts.£85 AT SELFRIDGES
  • Best gift for dad that everyone will loveIn just sixty seconds, this Ooni oven will serve up perfectly cooked homemade pizzas — so it’s guaranteed to up your dad’s garden party game this summer.Save when you shop for the best gifts for dads with these John Lewis discount codes.£299 AT JOHN LEWIS
  • Best gifts for WFH dadsPutting your laptop at eye height is important for all manner of things when it comes to WFH – back pain, shoulder pain, posture etc. – so if your dad is guilty of that inevitable office question mark posture, then this Twelve South laptop stand will be the gift he never knew he needed.£79.97 AT AMAZON

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  • Best tequila gifts for dadsTequila brand Patrón has released a limited edition bottle with Fortnum & Mason, and let’s just say it sounds just as delicious as it looks. A fail-safe gift for any luxury lover.£85 AT FORTNUM & MASON
  • Best unique gifts for dadsAfter something more unique for a special occasion prezzie? Why not elevate dad’s kitchen set up with a handmade Japanese steel knife. It’ll work like a hot knife through butter.£110 AT KATTO
  • Best coffee table gifts for dadsAssouline’s coffee-table book is a true treasure for any James Bond enthusiast. It takes you on a journey through iconic 007 film destinations, in the form of breathtaking photos and descriptions.Save money on gifts for dad with these Selfridges discounts.£100 AT SELFRIDGES
  • Best gift for a tech savvy dadIf he hates an unorganised bedside table, then give the gift of minimal messy cables with this clever 3-in-1 gadget that’ll neatly and wirelessly charge his Apple Watch, iPhone, and AirPods – all at optimal speeds.Save when you shop for the best gifts for dads with these John Lewis discount codes.£99.99 AT JOHN LEWIS

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  • Best useful gifts for dadIf dad has been eyeing up these YETI Rambler hot and cold vacuum tumblers then order it today to have his gifts sorted in time for the big day. He’ll love it.£30 AT SELFRIDGES
  • Best crockery gifts for dadsElevate his work-from-home set up with a coffee mug that brings a touch of elegance to his daily routine. Monoware’s design is simple, well-made, and the perfect accompaniment to slow mornings.£19.95 AT ORIGIN COFFEE
  • Best simple gifts for dadsA fail-safe gift for the father figure in your life, this mid-weight white T-shirt will look great with everything from straight-leg jeans and in the winter to breezy shorts come summer. You just can’t go wrong.£17 AT ARKET
  • Best luxury gifts for dadsElevate his fragrance collection and secure your spot as the favourite child with Le Labo’s iconic Santal 33. The best-selling, unisex scent offers a sophisticated blend of woody and powdery notes that can be worn all year round.Save money on gifts for dads and Father’s Day gifts for dad with these John Lewis discount codes. Shop more of the best aftershaves for men.£230 AT JOHN LEWIS

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  • Best sporty gifts for dadsWhether he never skips an at-home workout or considers himself a gym enthusiast, dad will certainly appreciate unwrapping some new fitness apparel.Gymshark’s crest joggers have a drawcord waist for extra comfort and handy side and back pockets that’ll keep his belongings safe while he works out.£36 AT GYMSHARK
  • Best gifts for chef-y dadsOttolenghi, ingredients and a beautiful gift box? Sounds like the ultimate dad gift all wrapped up, if you ask us. Here comes a season of mezze, small plates and delicious flavours.£85 AT OTTOLENGHI
  • Best last minute gifts for dad who wants nothingAvailable with next day delivery and truly a perfect gift for new dads, old dads and dads that don’t even want a gift, if anything the Roomba j7+ self-cleaning vacuum will give your old man the gift of more time.Save money on dad gadgets with these Amazon discount codes.£899 AT AMAZON
  • Best gifts for dad AmazonIf all he wants is for his kids to bring him a G ‘n T with a slice of lime, then introduce him to O’ndina Italian gin – he’ll be looking like Stanley Tucci in no time.Save money on Christmas gifts for gin lovers with these Amazon discount codes.£37.50 £32.16 AT AMAZON

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  • Gifts for dads that love a steak on the bbqIf dad loves his BBQ as much as he does mum, this Côte at home gift box for two will be the perfect way to equip him with a luxe night of grilling.Save money on the best gifts for dads with these buyagift discount codes.£54.95 AT BUYAGIFT
  • Best presents for wine lover dadsSave him the hassle of a traditional waiter’s corkscrew with this push-pull corkscrew. His wine will be open and ready in the blink of an eye.£27.99 AT AMAZON
  • Best board game gifts for the man of the houseHerd Mentality is the board game that asks players to guess what the majority answer will be, rather than what they would actually say. It’ll have dad thinking in new ways and is sure to be much more of a crowd pleaser than a…cordless vacuum, say.Save money on trending gifts and board games with these Amazon discount codes.£19.99 AT AMAZON
  • Best gifts for sentimental fathersWhether you’re buying a gift for a new dad on Christmas from his little ones, or it’s his first Father’s Day, this touching present from Etsy will be sure to bring a smile to his face.£19.99 AT ETSY

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  • Image may contain ElectronicsBest birthday gifts for dad from daughterIn a chic design with iPhone, Android and Google app compatibility, the Philips Sonicare Prestige electric toothbrush will level up your father’s tooth brushing and give him a hygienist-level clean every day.Save money on household essential gifts like toothbrushes and water bottles with these Amazon coupon codes.£549.99 £299.99 AT AMAZON
  • Best presents for travel-aholic fathersWhether he lives in Leeds or Liverpool, chances are all of us would rather be in the sunny South of France – and this print just captures its warmth and culture perfectly.£155 AT KING & MCGAW
  • Best beer gifts for dadsComplete with two beer glasses, a keg of Stella Artois and a Philips PerfectDraft machine, this is somewhat of a bucket list item to own for most dads – so give him the DIY pint set up he’s been dreaming of.Save money on craft beer with these Beer Hawk discount codes.£320 £189 AT BEER HAWK
  • Image may contain Cookware Pot Pottery Machine and WheelBest summer gift for dadsThis barbecue is guaranteed to go down well with any dad who loves to grill as much as he can in the summer months. Portable yet sturdy, it also looks really chic with its stainless steel tripod legs.Save when you shop for the best gifts for dads with these John Lewis discount codes.£29.99 AT JOHN LEWIS

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  • Image may contain Outdoors Water and NatureBest book gifts for dadsHard to get a hold of these days, we jumped at the opportunity to buy this David Bailey photography book – be it for dad’s bedroom coffee table or to peruse over in a hot bedtime bath, this’ll be a thoughtful gift for artsy fathers.£40 AT WATERSTONES
  • Image may contain Pottery Wok and Frying PanBest cookware gifts for dadsWhether it’s a new set of glass tumblers or a dinnerware set to replace mismatched plates and bowls, new kitchenware is always appreciated, so why not nab dad this bell-shaped set of pans with gorgeous stainless steel accents.Save money on great gifts for dads in the UK from our gift guide with these Lakeland discount codes.£227.95 £205.16 AT LAKELAND
  • Best alcohol gift set for fathersA unique gift set at Amazon that comes pre boxed for easy wrapping? We’ll take six (especially because Mr Black’s coffee liqueur is oh-so-delicious).Save money on Alexa devices, alcohol gift sets and other Amazon bestsellers with these Amazon voucher codes.£20.99 AT AMAZON
  • Best luxury coffee gift for dadComplete with a hot steam wand for frothy drinks, this automatic coffee machine is guaranteed to become your dad’s new favourite kitchen appliance.Save when you shop for the best gifts for dads with these John Lewis discount codes.£699.95 AT JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS

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  • Best ideas for dad’s gift if he likes to keep busyLEGO gifts for the man who spends the majority of his birthday clearing wrapping paper out of the living room? Genius. Give him something more entertaining to get hands on with.£34.99 £26.99 AT AMAZON

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