I guess you can call me an Anglophile. Since I moved to England, I have come to appreciate the British culture. Whether it’s the Royal Family, London, afternoon tea, Bonfire night, traditional pubs, black pudding, or red phone boxes, I am a fan.
If you are shopping for someone who feels the same way but doesn’t live in the UK, I can help with a few ideas that will make them feel a bit closer. Here are my picks for the best gifts for Anglophiles in the USA.
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Best Anglophile Gifts for those in the USA
Anglophiles are easy to shop for – they will be excited about any British gift. The catch is that some British products are not easy to find in the USA. Don’t worry all these British-themed gift suggestions can be purchased from and shipped to the USA.
Gifts for London Lovers
London is a special place for Anglophiles!
You can’t blame them. As Samuel Johnson once said, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford.”
A London-themed gift is sure to make them smile.
London Skyline LEGO Building Kit
Construct your own detailed minature model of the London skyline, complete with the National Gallery, Nelson’s Column, London Eye, Big Ben and Tower Bridge.
When you put all 468 pieces together the model measures around 5″ high, 11″ wide, and 3″ deep. It comes with a booklet with information about the design, architecture, and history of the famous landmarks. The set is recommended for those age 12 and older.
LondonPopbox Subscription Box
Give a limited edition London-themed box of gifts that are contemporary and unique each month. It includes 3-4 items like accessories, homeware, self-care, apparel, or stationery, plus an edible treat.
Chronicle Books London IQ: The Trivia Game for Londoners
The multiple-choice questions will test your knowledge of London’s historic nooks and crannies, hotspots, tourist attractions (like the British Museum), and favorite pastimes. It’s easy to play, correct answers are awarded IQ points and the team with the highest IQ wins.
Union Jack Gifts
The United Kingdom’s flag is affectionately called the Union Jack. It’s a symbol of everything British known around the world. Anglophiles will appreciate anything with the British flag on it.
Union Jack Christmas Ornament
This Christmas ornament is perfect for any Anglophile. The red, white, and blue of the flag are bold so it stands out on the Christmas tree. The flag is not straight, but wavy, like it is waving proudly in the breeze. It’s small so it could make a cute stocking stuffer.
British Flag Fleece Blanket
This soft polar fleece 50″x 60″ blanket has the UK national flag (Union Jack) on one side and plush fuzzy Sherpa fleece on the other. It’s made of 100% premium microfiber polyester and is ideal for watching TV or can be used for outdoor concerts, sporting events, and camping.
British Flag Bag
This re-useable British Flag bag is a fun way to show off your love for the UK. It’s made of soft polyester composite fabrics, foldable, and lightweight with the same image on both sides. It has a zipped closure on top, two long handles, and a small zippered pocket inside where you can put mobile phone, wallet, and other valuables. This bag is perfect for shopping, heading to the beach or even school.
Gifts for Royal Family Lovers
Americans have held a fascination with the British Royal Family since long before Harry met Meghan. The US doesn’t have anything with same level of pageantry and history. Anything that has to do with the Royal Family will feel like a special gift.
This Is a Book for People Who Love the Royals
Whether it’s for a longtime enthusiasts or a new fan, they will appreciate “This Is a Book for People Who Love the Royals”. It tells the history of British royalty, answers common questions, profiles popular family members, and goes deep into fashion, jewelry, and other palace perks.
Queen Elizabeth II Bobblehead
This Queen Elizabeth II bobblehead is part of Royal Bobbles’ collection of historic figures. She has one of her much-loved corgi dogs with her. The figure is about 8” tall, hand painted, and made from the highest quality heavyweight polyresin. There is a unique serial number on the bottom of the base to indicate authenticity.
Queen Elizabeth II Puzzle
This 1000 piece puzzle shows Queen Elizabeth on her Coronation Day. Once assembled it measures 19.25″ x 26.5″.
Queen Elizabeth II and Paddington Coffee Mug
No one can forget the skit that Queen Elizabeth II did with Paddington Bear for the Platinum Jubilee. This ceramic mug will bring a smile to the face of the person drinking their morning tea or coffee as they remember the sketch.
Find more Platinum Jubilee related gifts here.
King Charles III Pillow
Royal fans will want something to mark the coronation. After all, it has happened in 70 years! This throw pillow has King Charles royal seal, the date and location of the coronation, and a picture of the crown. It’s individually cut and sewn by hand.
See other coronation souvenirs here.
Gifts for Tea Lovers
Tea is an essential part of British life. Whether it’s for afternoon tea, cream tea, or a cuppa, there is something soothing and special about it. Giving the gift of tea shows that you care and will be comforting to the recipient.
British Heritage Tea Tin Set
Inside the adorable tins that feature a red doubledecker bus, the Union Jack, and the iconic red telephone box there is some delicious classic English Tea. Perfect to enjoy at any time of the day.
The Classic Vintage Teatime Box
This monthly subscription box lets you combine tea with reading. It includes a pretty vintage china tea cup, saucer and plate, tea bags, biscuits, a new book, and an extra gift. You’ll have an eclectic collection of vintage china for afternoon tea after a few deliveries.
Floral Tea Set
This floral British style tea set lets you serve your guests in a practical way, but with great refinement and sophistication. You can put it in the dishwasher (just not the microwave). It includes 4 tea cups (8oz), 4 saucers, tea pot (38oz), creamer pitcher and sugar bowl all packaged in a beautiful gift box.
British Food Gifts
The UK may not be the first country you think of when it comes to food, but there are some products that are gift-worthy. These British food gifts are sure to satisfy those cravings.
A Little Bit of Britain in Gift Box
Give a gift box full of an assortment of some of the best British foods like clotted cream, British cheese, crackers, and jam. It’s hand assembled by experts and ships quickly in insulated packaging to ensure freshness.
British Desserts Baking Kit Subscription Box
Give a monthly box complete with the nonperishable ingredients (plus disposable baking pans and other essentials when needed) to make an authentic British dessert.
It comes with a simple to follow recipe card complete with the history of the dessert, some fascinating facts from Queen Anne, and helpful hints from King Henry. Each box is a different dessert.
The Ultimate British Food Box
This stylish box is full of British delights like Colman’s Mustard, Marmite, Walkers Crisps, New English Tea Big Ben Tin, Walkers Mini Shortbreads, Jacob’s Mini Cheddars, Jaffa Cake Bar, and some of the best British sweets. Once the goodies are gone, the box can be used for kitchen storage. It also comes with a pair of hand quilted Basically British coasters.
You can learn make British food at home. With this cookbook, you a royal tea party with sweets and savories. It’s written by Carolyn Robb who served as a chef to the royal family for 13 years.
Check out other British cookbooks here.
Gifts for British TV Lovers
Thanks to the invention of Amazon Prime and Netflix, more Americans have access to British TV shows than ever before and they are becoming huge fans. These gifts can provide some entertainment while they are waiting for the next season to be released.
Bingeworthy British Television: The Best Brit TV You Can’t Stop Watching
This guide has all the information needed about more than 100 of your soon-to-be-favorite programs, like how long it will take you to bingewatch each one, the most noteworthy performances, must-know trivia, and suggestions for related viewing. It’s written by co-authors Sarah Cords (the Yank) and Jackie Bailey (the Brit).
Downton Abbey Mug
Downton Abbey fans will appreciate this 11 ounce white ceramic coffee mug. It has sketch of Downton Abbey with the text “I was meant to live at Downton Abbey”. The mug does need to be handwashed to protect the artwork.
The Crown on DVD
The Crown, one of Netflix’s most popular shows, tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. A DVD set will make a great gift especially for those who don’t have a Netflix account.
British Gag Gifts
Not all gifts need to be practical, sometimes you are looking for a gift that will make people laugh. These gag gift ideas for Anglophiles are best suited for those with a sense of humor.
Understanding The British: A hilarious guide from Apologising to Wimbledon
Throwing away all the usual, boring stereotypes best-selling author (and Brit) Adam Fletcher will shed light on some of the most misunderstood aspects of British life. The book is full of humor, honesty, insight, and more than forty hilarious illustrations and will especially appeal to Bill Bryson fans.
Elizabeth II Sunglasses T-Shirt
This fun t-shirt shows a young Elizabeth II in her crown and Union Jack sunglasses. It comes in five different colors.
Best British Gifts for Americans
As you can see there are quite a range of British gifts to choose from even if you are shopping for someone in the USA. Whether you get a flag gift, food gift, Royal family-related gift or something else, I am sure the Anglophile in your life will appreciate it.
More Gifts Ideas
Hopefully, you got some ideas from this list for those hard to buy for people. If not, you can also check out my other gifts guides:
What are your favorite gifts for Americans who love the UK?
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Last Updated on August 26, 2023