Grand Central inspires Secret Santa wish list

Struggling for Secret Santa ideas this year? Have you pulled a colleagues name out of the hat which you were really hoping you wouldn’t? Not to worry, Grand Central has you covered.

Here’s some inspiration from some of Grand Central’s most loved shops and restaurants providing you with ideas for the perfect gift for even the trickiest of co-workers!


Foyles suggest delving a little deeper for the office techie, by discovering Douglas Coupland’s observations of the world. Described as a gem of the digital age, every page is full of wit, surprise and delight.

Bit Rot, Douglas Coupland, £20.00 – Foyles


Everybody dreads the office hoarder, whose mounds of paper slowly make their way onto your desk. This Christmas, Tiger are selling an array of desk accessories, from storage to pencil cases, which help ensure your colleague keeps their work in check.

Drawers 6 Piece, £4.00 & Leather Look Pencil Case, £3.00 – Tiger

Tapas Revolution

Give the office feeder something new to create this Christmas. Omar Abilhoy’s book includes the best recipes for all sorts of occasions, quick mid-week suppers, easy weekend lunches, evening gatherings and of course some signature tapas.  

Spanish Made Simple, £20.00 – Tapas Revolution

Love Aroma

Love Aroma are selling beautiful Yankee Candle’s this Christmas to help calm down your office hothead. My Serenity is the definition of calm with an aroma of warm pear and orange alongside tropical flowers and soft musk. Burn time is 60-90 hours.

My Serenity by Yankee Candle, £8.99 – Love Aroma

Urban Decay (Available in John Lewis)

An office wouldn’t be complete without a little bit of glam, and Urban Decay has got the perfect gift to suit your budget. The makeup lockdown duo is a travel-size set with eyeshadow Primer Potion and all-nighter Makeup Setting Spray. This duo guarantees makeup that will last throughout the day.

Makeup Lockdown Duo, £13.50 – Urban Decay


All the tasty treats you need to get some peace and quiet for a little while from the office gossiper. The products are available gift wrapped in a basket with the Gobstoppers ribbon and Chatterbox Logo.

Chatterbox Gift Set, £9.99 – Gobstoppers


Give the one that’s always cleaning a chance to pamper their own skin this Christmas. L’Occitane are recommending their fabulous Christmas bauble which includes soap, hand cream and body lotion, what’s more they come packaged in a beautiful festive bauble to hang on their tree out of the way!

L’Occitane Christmas Bauble, £10 – L’Occitane


For the coffee-lover in your team, why not indulge in something delicious from Whittard. Beautifully wrapped baubles holding coffee, hot chocolate and mulled wine are available to mix with a mug of hot water. It’s the perfect gift this Christmas.

Christmas baubles, £6 each – Whittard

Grand Central Birmingham’s late-night Christmas shopping starts on Monday 28th November, 9am to 10pm on weeknights, 9am to 8pm on Saturdays, 11am – 5pm on Sundays.

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