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20 Thoughtful Father of the Groom Gifts He'll Love

Make your dad's morning with these sentimental father of the groom gifts. From thoughtful cards that find the words so you don't have to to personalise gifts that he'll treasure forever, we've got just the thing in our edit

A father of the groom card on a white wooden surface

It might feel like traditionally the father of the bride gets a lot of the focus on the big day – walking down the aisle with the bride and also giving the father of the bride speech. However the role of father of the groom is also an important one, and not every wedding involves a bride, so don’t forget to buy a father of the groom gift to say thank you for all the care and support in the run up to the wedding. 

If you're struggling for ideas, don't sweat it. We've scoured the web for the perfect gifts from the sweet and sentimental to the delicious. Whether you're looking for a gift for a father of the groom who's into whisky or wine, fashion or flower growing, we've got it all here. We've also rounded up a lovely selection of father of the groom cards to accompany your father of the groom gift, so you can make him feel truly special. 

Father of the Groom Gifts

If you want to buy the father of the groom a special gift to say thank you for all the help during your wedding planning or simply to let him know how much he means to you then take a look at some of our favourite ideas.

1. Father of the Groom Socks – £10.50, Chapel Cards


For a fun and inexpensive gift for the father of the groom, novelty socks from Chapel Cards will be a perfect gift. You can get matching styles for all the men in your wedding party and get everyone in on the act.

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2. Father of the Groom Round Cufflinks – £22.95, A Type of Design


These elegant round cufflinks from A Type of Design are the perfect father of the groom gift in the run up to the wedding and he can wear them on your special day. You also have the option of ordering a beautiful presentation box for your cufflinks to make the gift extra special.

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READ MORE: The Ultimate Father of the Bride Gift Guide

3. Father of the Groom Teacup – £17, Slice of Pie Designs


If the father of the groom is a big tea fan then this personalised teacup will be a perfect gift. You can choose to have this design as a cup and saucer or as a mug.

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4. Father of the Groom Rose Bush – £56, The Gluttonous Gardener


Is the father of the groom green fingered? Then why not gift him with an extra special rose bush from The Gluttonous Gardener that will bloom year after year as a pretty reminder of your wedding day.

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5. Father of the Groom Mug – £15.95, Sweet William Designs

Two mugs with father of the groom and father of the bride written on with union jack bunting

Father of the groom gifting with a classically British twist? Sweet William Designs have got you with these cute union jack bunting mugs crafted from earthenware.

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6. Personalised Thank You Gift Dad Wood Block – £29, The Drifting Bear Co.

A hand holding a wooden block with an image of a father holding up his baby on it

How adorable is this gift from The Drifting Bear Co.? Your dad will totally keep it on his desk or a prominent shelf to remind him of your big day.

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7. Moments with Dad Memory Box – £22, Martha Brook

A table with cheese and crackers on and a selection of old photographs

You can personalise this memory box from Martha Brook with copper foil lettering and add five photo caption cards and four notecards. The notecards are stored in envelopes making each a new surprise for your dad to unwrap – adorable!

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8. Personalised Bronze Pocket Watch – £69.99, GiftsOnline4U

A bronze pocket watch with dad engraved on the case

This engraved mechanical pocket watch comes in an antique shade, ideal for dads who love traditional styling. We love the open design on the interior, exposing the inner workings of the watch, and the double-sided engraving options.

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9. Personalised Father of the Groom Crystal Panel Whisky Tumbler – £11.99, Spoken Gifts

Father of the Groom engraved whisky glass

Does your dad love a whisky? Make his next nightcap his most special yet with this personalised tumbler. You can add his name and your wedding date to make it extra personal.

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10. Personalised Pint Glass – £9.99, Getting Personal

A pint glass engraved with 'father of the bride'

Is your pa more of a beer man? He’ll love this personalised father of the groom pint glass that you can add his name to.

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11. Personalised Luxury Wooden Wine Box – £19.99, Getting Personal

A wooden wine box engraved with 'father of the groom'

Choose from red, white or rosé wine or buy his favourite tipple separately and gift it to your dad in this personalised wooden wine box. We bet it will take pride of place long after the wine has gone.

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12. Selfridges Selection Gift Box – £70, Selfridges

A yellow box surrounded by wine, beer, olives and nuts

Is your dad a bit of a foodie? He’ll love this gift box from Selfridges featuring Colombian coffee, craft lager, roasted nuts, olives and savoury biscuits. Not keen on the selection? Get in touch with the Selfridges team who can put together something totally bespoke.

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13. Personalised Dad Toblerone – £14.99, Selfridges

A toblerone box with Dad written on it

Toblerones are not just for airport snacking, you know. The iconic Swiss chocolate comes in gorgeous vintage style packaging and can be personalised with your dad’s name. Perfect for the chocoholic dads out there.

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14. Aspinal of London Crocodile Embossed Leather and Stainless Steel Hip Flask – £49, Selfridges

A stainless steel hip flask incased in a black leather crocodile embossed cover

Gift this hip flask to your pa on your wedding morning and decant some of his favourite tipple inside for pre-wedding drinks! The embossed leather gives it a super luxurious feel and we’re sure he’ll want to show it off time and time again after the big day.

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15. Charbonnel Et Walker – £15.99, Selfridges

A round, black box of chocolates with the lid half on, revealing truffles underneath

Combine your dad’s love of whisky and chocolate with these luxurious chocs from Charbonnel Et Walker. Nestled in the classic round, gold foil trimmed box, they look almost too good to eat – almost!

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Father of the Groom Cards

Sometimes it's our words that mean the most, so we've rounded-up some of our favourite father of the groom cards. These cards will help you find the right words and give your dad something to look back at long after the big day. 

16. Father of the Groom Note Card – From £3.80, Little Paper Bird UK

A white card with black lettering detailing the dictionary definition of the father of the groom

We’re loving this dictionary style take on the father of the groom card. Simple yet super meaningful, we reckon your dad will love it too.

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17. Father of the Groom Thank You Card – £2.60, Slice of Pie Designs

A white card with black lettering

Your wedding day is a great day to let your dad know just how thankful you are for all he has done for you. If it were us, we’d totally pick this sentimental yet simple card from Slice of Pie Designs.

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18. Father of the Groom Wallet Card – £6.99, Bee Creative Online

A hand holding a debit card sized card with a message addressed to a dad

We love the idea of a wallet card that your dad can carry around with him. Every time he reaches for his credit card, he’ll see raise a smile and be reminded of your special day – adorable!

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19. Father of the Groom Wedding Day Card – £2.95, Lindsay Marianne

A card addressed to the father of the groom with scissors and ribbon next to it

This card is worded in a way that’s perfect for you both to give together. Over the years of your relationship – and especially during your wedding planning – you’ve probably got plenty to thank your dad for and we think this card is the perfect way to do it.

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20. Father of the Groom Personalised Card – £3.55, Slice of Pie Designs


If you are looking for a father of the groom card that is cute and simple then this style from Slice of Pie Designs could be exactly what you have been looking for. You can also personalise the card by choosing the colour for the heart and by adding your wedding date.

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For more gift ideas don’t miss our edit of the best groomsmen gifts or cute bridesmaid gifts.