Galentine’s Day gifts: 15 small (yet lovely) gifts your bestie will love

Treat your bestie(s) to a Galentine's Day gift this year – here's what you can get delivered straight to their door
  • We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article.
  • If you are looking for some Galentine’s Day gift inspiration then we are here to help. Because the middle of February isn’t just for couples, and even though this Galentine’s Day will be a little different for all of us, you can still celebrate from home. The proof is below – these lovely gifts are perfect for your bestie, whether she lives down the road or the other side of the country. They can be delivered straight to her door (and through her letterbox in some cases) for a lovely surprise.

    New for 2021: Gonk fans rejoice! Valentine’s Day and Easter gonks are now officially a thing

    We’ve rounded up the best Galentine’s Day gifts, from a personalised Aperol Spritz glass to an essential oil diffuser, a satin pillowcase and even a few recipe books – for all of the weekend brunches and cocktails nights we are missing out on while in lockdown.

    The best Galentine’s Day gifts in 2021

    1. Happy Galentine’s Day Biscuit Gift Box – Not on the High Street

    Happy Galentine's Day Biscuit Gift Box by Lady Bakewell-Park – pink biscuits on floral plate

    Image Credit: Lady Bakewell-Park

    These super lovely Galentine’s Day biscuits will have your friend smiling from ear to ear. And chewing very fast! Four scalloped-edge pink biscuits come included in each box, and they can be vegan or gluten-free if necessary. You can also write a gift note to say its’ from you – not that they won’t guess straight away.

    Buy now: Happy Galentine’s Day Biscuit Gift Box, £10, Not on the High Street

    2. ArtsByJessN Custom Digital Portrait – Etsy

    ArtsByJessN Custom Digital Portrait of two girls in frame next to plant

    Image credit: ArtsByJessN

    How about a digital portrait of you and your best friend? This Etsy seller can draw you both laughing, posing, cuddling (anything you can’t do in real life right now, basically) and send it to their email address. They can then print it and hang it in their home, or upload it to their Instagram for everyone to see…

    Buy now: Custom Digital Portrait, from £10, Etsy

    3. Brunch the Sunday Way – Amazon

    Brunch the Sunday Way book cover

    Image credit: Alan Turner

    If your Galentine is more than missing Sunday brunch with the girls, then send her this recipe book which is crammed with recipes from eggs to pancakes and more. From London’s top Brunch restaurants, to bring this (very important) meal home!

    Buy now: Brunch the Sunday Way, £11.37, Amazon

    4. Personalised Aperol Spritz Glass – Not on the High Street

    Personalised Aperol Spritz Glass – 2 full glasses on tray

    Image credit: Becky Broome

    There’s nothing we love more than an Aperol Spritz with our friends, so buying her a personalised glass for this beverage is a no-brainer. Get yourself one too and you can sip in spirit…

    Buy now: Personalised Aperol Spritz Glass, £26.75, Not on the High Street

    5. Seoulista Beauty Rosy Toes Instant Pedicure Mask – Oliver Bonas

    Seoulista Beauty Rosy Toes Instant Pedicure Mask in pink packet

    Image credit: Oliver Bonas

    If your Galentine is gutted they can’t get their monthly pedicure (us too!) then cheer them up with this at-home instant pedicure kit. Essentially, these booties will hydrate their feet and keep their nails and cuticles looking lovely. Zero effort required…

    Buy now: Seoulista Beauty Rosy Toes Instant Pedicure Mask, £10, Oliver Bonas

    6. 12 Organic & Natural Bath Bombs, Amazon

    12 Organic & Natural Bath Bombs in black wire basket

    Image credit: INTEYE

    Bath lover or not, a bath bomb is a great gift. Especially in current times – when having a bath is basically the equivalent of being on a spa day. This set of 12 bath bombs is a bargain, and they are all handmade, organic and natural. They’ll also arrive in a sweet box.

    Buy now: 12 Organic & Natural Bath Bombs, £11.89, Amazon

    7. Aroma Home Harmony USB Diffuser – ASOS

    Aroma Home Harmony USB Diffuser on surface with eye mask, oils and flowers

    Image credit: Aroma Home

    This small buy will up their WFH routine forever – or at least until lockdown ends. All that’s required is a USB socket, some water and a few drops of essential oil and their home will be smelling lovely. Use the light setting (yes, it doubles as a lamp!) to set the ambience at a desk. 3, 2, 1 and chill….

    Buy now: Aroma Home Harmony USB Diffuser, £19.95, ASOS

    8. Champagne truffles – Liberty London

    These decadent truffles are the perfect gift for a foodie. With a pink chocolate shell encasing a smooth ganache, they look just as good as they taste. We can’t guarantee they won’t eat them all in one sitting.

    Buy now: Pink Marc De Champagne Truffles, £16.95, Liberty

    9. Dagny Monogram Mug – Anthropologie

    Dagny Monogram Mug, 3 of them on blue background

    Image credit: Anthropologie

    The power of a lovely mug, eh! This cute one from Anthropologie can be personalized with the first letter of their name, and it’s handmade.

    Buy now: Dagny Monogram Mug, £12, Anthropologie

    10. Stoneware Petite Casserole d’Amour – Le Creuset

    Stoneware Petite Casserole d'Amour – pink with lid off

    Image credit: Le Creuset

    The perfect gift for a friend that loves to cook, this heart-shaped small casserole dish comes in red or pink. They can use it for cooking a hearty cottage pie for one, individual starters, a small cheesecake or even for nibbles or dips.

    Buy now: Stoneware Petite Casserole d’Amour, £26, Le Creuset

    11. The Nova bouquet – Bloom and Wild

    The Nova bouquet in large glass vase

    Image credit: Bloom & Wild

    Keep it simple with some flowers – these ones from Bloom & Wild are blooming lovely. We’re talking 17 stems including hyancinths, tulips and narcissi, to bring spring into their home early. And they’re letterbox friendly if your Galentine won’t be in…

    Buy now: The Nova bouquet, £24, Bloom & Wild

    12. Wild Rhubarb Signature Candle – The White Company

    Wild Rhubarb Signature Candle on side next to box

    Image credit: The White Company

    How could we write a gift guide without including a candle? This one from The White Company looks the part and smells the part – a lovely addition to a living room. One for autumn lovers…

    Buy now: Wild Rhubarb Signature Candle, £20, The White Company

    13. Free the Tipple Book – Oliver Bonas

    Free the Tipple Book

    Image credit: Oliver Bonas

    For a friend who loves a cocktail – and an iconic woman – this recipe book is filled with lovely cocktails inspired by role model women from around the globe. From Frida Kahlo to Beyoncé and everyone in between.

    Buy now: Free the Tipple Book, £9.99, Oliver Bonas

    14. Danielle Sleep On It Satin Pillowcase – Nasty Gal

    Danielle Sleep On It Satin Pillowcase

    Image credit: Nasty Gal

    If you don’t already own a silk pillowcase, then it’s time to buy one – for you and your Galentine. Proven to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles while you sleep, as well as minimise hair frizz, and it’s also the nicest feeling thing you will ever lay your head on. Soon, you’ll wonder how you ever slept on a cotton pillowcase – trust us.

    Buy now: Danielle Sleep On It Satin Pillowcase, £18, Nasty Gal

    15. Malfy Gin Rosa Pink Grapefruit Italian Gin – Amazon

    Malfy Gin Rosa Pink Grapefruit Italian Gin

    Image credit: Malfy Gin

    Pink gin for Galentine’s Day? Groundbreaking, we know. This gin is not just pink, but it’s from Italy so it tastes ten times nicer than all other gins out there. Perfect with some tonic and grapefruit, or use it to top prosecco. They’ll just have to pretend they are in a bar on the Amalfi coast while drinking it, unfortunately.

    Buy now: Malfy Gin Rose Pink Grapefruit Italian Gin, £25, Amazon

    Related: Celebrate Valentine’s Day at home this year with these thrifty but nifty ideas

    Of course self-love is just as important, so you’d be justified to treat yourself to any of these fab finds!

    All the latest from Ideal Home