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Groomsmen Gifts: 33 Gifts for the Best Man & Ushers

Show your appreciation for your best man and groomsmen by treating them to a thoughtful gift. One from this selection of gifts for every budget will do nicely…

six bottles of beer with special labels as a best man proposal

six bottles of beer with special labels as a best man proposal

Your best man and groomsmen have a lot to live up to! Throwing the world’s greatest stag do, helping you to organise the wedding, giving hilarious (but not to risqué speeches) and getting you to the ceremony on time (with minimal nerves and a calm exterior).

So then, it’s no surprise that you want to show a token of your appreciation by purchasing some groomsmen gifts to thank your buddies for being there for you… even after whatever they subject you to on the stag do. 

There are no hard and fast rules on what sort of gift you should get – or how much you should spend. We all know weddings are expensive, so if you want to stick to a small budget, there are plenty of affordable, yet meaningful options.

There are a wealth of items out there that can be personalised – from decks of cards, to beer glasses and even socks! Alternatively, you can splurge on something you know they will appreciate and enjoy now and in the future – a hip flask, pen or even a watch. And of course, if you know they have a hobby or there is something that they particularly love, then go for it – golf balls maybe, or how about their favourite whisky? 

The world is your oyster, but to get you off on the right foot, we’ve whipped up over 30 of our favourite ideas for best men, groomsmen and ushers. Hop straight to the section you need here:

Best Man Gift Ideas

You know your best man better than anyone, so you know what they will appreciate and enjoy. From fun tokens to meaningful presents, there are so many options for gifts – whatever your budget:

1. Best Man Beer Labels – BirdyHome

Beers with personal labels for a best man proposal

Before you say your ‘I Do’s, you have another proposal that needs to be accepted… so why not do it with some flair and enjoy a bromantic moment. This groomsmen gift idea will add a personal touch to your wedding festivities.

Expert Take: Honouring your best pal by asking them to be by your side on your wedding day is a huge deal, so why not embrace this and craft a special pal-proposal moment that you’ll remember for years to come. If you're lucky, he'll crack one open with you!

£14 | Shop Now

2. Gold and Onyx Cufflinks –

Set of black and gold cufflinks for a best man gift

Cufflinks are such a classic groomsmen gift, so lean into this tried and tested idea. Opt for on-trend black and gold for a contemporary twist that will look great with formal black tie on the big day.

Expert take: This set uses semi-precious Onyx – gemologists describe this stone as a protector for harmonious relationships. Feels like serendipity!

£54 | Shop Now

3. Ace 12 Golf Ball Mahogany Case – Gravesham Trophy Centre

A wooden presentation box with 12 golf balls

Does your best man dream of being a golf pro? Then this is the pitch-perfect groomsmen gift idea! The mahogany case holds 12 balls and comes with free engraving.

Expert Take: The case is large enough for you to get a few lines engraved, so you could include a fun saying, a private joke, or simply your friend’s name and the date of your wedding.

£23 | Shop Now

4. You’re The Best Cookies – Baked by Steph

Colourful set of cookies spelling out You're The Best

Gifts for groomsmen don’t have to break the bank, and they don’t have to be formal keepsakes. Tap into your pal’s inner sweet tooth with this fun and vibrant cookie set.

Expert take: This might be a budget-friendly gift, but it has the best sentiment. We can’t think of a sweeter way to tell your best mate that you think they're simply the best.

£12.99 | Shop Now

5. Hunter Leather Flask – Aspinal

Aspinal hipflask set with leather cover and two cups

There is a boozy theme to some of the gift ideas for groomsmen in this guide – but this is by far the most elegant option. It is crafted in stainless steel, wrapped in fine full-grain leather. It can be engraved, too, so it can be an extra personal best man gift.

Expert take: This set holds six ounces of whatever your best man’s favourite tipple is, and the flask comes with two stainless steel cups – perfect for you to share a quick drink together before the speeches!!

From £59 | Shop Now

6. Personalised Leather Belt – Vida Vida

Person holding brown leather belt with gold embossed initials

This handmade leather belt is the perfect gift for groomsmen. It can be personalised for a special touch, and it is an ideal accessory for the big day. It comes in black or brown leather, so you can choose whichever matches the outfits of the day!

Expert take: Made using hard-wearing buffalo leather, this handmade belt will feel great – plus, due to its nature, it will develop more character the more it is used.

From £30 | Shop Now

7. Ystudio Classic Fountain Pen – Farrar & Tanner

Chunky brass fountain pen best man gift

If you want a memorable gift for a stationery lover, then this might just be the perfect thing – they can use it to write some notes about how generous you are in their wedding day speech! The design is sleek and cool, cut from solid brass in a hexagonal design – and it can be engraved.

Expert take: The gift of a pen is packed with symbolism. They are traditionally given as expressions of love, care, respect, and appreciation, and are often thought to signal empathy and goodwill.

From £159 | Shop Now

8. Waidzeit Tree Of Life Watch – Wolf & Badger

Wrist watch best man's gift with tree on face and blue strap

Tick tock – get me to the wedding on time! Instead of a traditional-looking watch, this tactile timepiece feels modern and fresh. The colours add vibrancy and a unique touch, and we love that the date display is adorned with a special tree of life image.

Expert take: Crafted in the Austrian Alps, this watch is sustainable and sophisticated – made of barrique wine barrels with a Schladming merino wool strap. A timepiece and a talking point!

£199 | Shop Now

9. British Superbike Weekend Tickets – Getting Personal

Motorbikers all racing on a motorbike track

If you don’t want to get a physical object to thank your best man, why not consider a fun gift experience for your best man? Fans of racing will love the high-octane Superbike Championships, available at Oulton Park, Brands Hatch, Snetterton, Dunfermline, and Cadwell Park. Time will whizz by with this edge-of-your-seat action – making more memories after the big day!

Expert take: There isn’t a more precious gift than time spent! A gift experience means you and your best pal can spend time together post-wedding and enjoy a stress-free, planning-free, speech-free day out!

£73.99 | Shop Now

10. The Scotch Whisky Tasting Set – Fortnum & Mason

Mini bottles of scotch in a set for best man gift

From The Highlands to The Hebrides, this Scotch whisky tasting set includes five bottles for sipping and savouring. The perfect groomsman gift for a Scotch enthusiast… as long as they don’t drink the lot before the wedding ceremony.

Expert Take: Your best man will love this tasting experience. Why not find out which is their favourite, and you can gift them a bottle for their next special occasion.

£49 | Shop Now

11. Creed Inspiration Set – Selfridges

A set of miniature aftershave bottles

Fragrance can be a really personal choice, so investing in an aftershave for your bestie might be tough. Why not treat them to a selection box, so they can try and test out a range – or even layer the fragrance to create a unique scent that they can wear on the day. This is one of those best man gift ideas that is both thoughtful and luxurious.

Expert Take: Creed has become a wedding day fragrance icon, so this Men’s Inspiration Set is an amazing way to test out some of the label’s most popular scents – Aventus, Silver Mountain Water, Green Irish Tweed, Millesime Imperial, and Original Vetiver.

£38 | Shop Now

12. Personalised Leather Chess Set – Vida Vida

Leather travel chess set in black and brown

The perfect treat for a games enthusiast, this stunning keepsake chess and draughts set is handmade from fine leather and can be personalised. It folds away in its bound leather cover and is ideal for taking on trips to help pass the time. A unique gift for the best man and groomsmen that combines elegance with fun.

Expert Take: Giving the gift of a chess set holds more symbolism than you may first think – the game was created in India over 1,500 years ago. It signifies that you admire the recipient's intellect and strategic thinking – what an awesome compliment.

£75 | Shop Now

Gift Ideas for Groomsmen

Looking to spoil you groomsmen with a special gift? You can treat them to anything from new socks to a future heirloom. If you need some inspiration, then you will love our top picks, that include everything from fragrance sets to pyjamas!

13. Custom Embroidered Socks – United by Thread

Colourful pairs of socks that can be embroidered with initials

Classy, comfortable, and personalised... The ultimate choice for a signature pair of socks for your groomsmen. Go for a colour that matches the wedding theme, or go for bold with an on-trend clash of colours.

Expert Take: Fun but somehow formal, giving a personalised gift that’s wearable on the big day will be meaningful and appreciated.

£12.95 | Shop Now 

14. Black Pepper Eau De Toilette 100ml – M&S

Men's fragrance bottle with label that reads 'black pepper'

This scent might be budget-friendly – but there is a reason it has had so much press. It offers a long-lasting but not overpowering fragrance, which is an ideal groomsman gift for your pal to wear on the big day. And it is vegan, too. See more wedding aftershaves here.

Expert Take: The scent of this Black Pepper aftershave has mood-lifting effects, and combined with notes of vanilla and amber has warm, sweet undertones.

£10 | Shop Now

15. Personalised Vintage Leather Notebook – Menkind

Personalised Vintage Leather Notebook in brown

Giving useful gifts for the best man and groomsmen is a top priority! This gorgeous vintage-style notebook can be personalised and would make a perfect and practical gift for groomsmen. Available in black or brown, up to four initials can be embossed on the cover.

Expert Take: The thought of your groomsmen gift getting shoved at the back of a drawer is gutting… but buying them something that feels personal and can also be put to everyday use is a real winner.

£35 | Shop Now

16. Johnnie Walker 18 Year Old Set – The Whiskey Exchange

Whisky gift set with tin, large bottle and two small bottles

A classic gift for groomsmen, with a twist, this gift set from Johnnie Walker includes a cool tin, a bottle of Johnnie Walker 18 Year Old, and a pair of miniature bottles.

Expert Take: This feels like an elevated version of a single bottle of Whiskey. Ideal for lovers of the drink, and a luxurious gift that your groomsman will adore.

£89.25 | Shop Now

17. Charcoal Waffle Dressing Gown – Savile Row Company

Grey waffle dressing robe groomsmen gift idea

Getting ready together in the morning isn’t just for the bridal party – groomsmen can enjoy a relaxing morning, glass of fizz and, most importantly – matching luxury robes. We love this waffle version that can be personalised. The ultimate groomsmen gift of comfort!

Expert Take: Just imagine the photo opportunities! This great gift will bring the spa vibes to a wedding morning – crafted with super soft cotton, it will get even cosier with every wear.

£50 | Shop Now

18. Pyjama Set in  Petrol Blue – Charles Tyrwhitt

Man wearing navy blue PJ set

Want to take the robe idea to the next level? Then matching pyjamas for the groomsmen are a brilliant goal. This pair looks smart and cool, and will look brilliant in ‘morning of the wedding’ photos - matching PJs are for everyone!

Expert Take: Beyond the wedding morning, this is a luxurious gift that feels and looks so stylish. A quality pair of pyjamas like this will last for years and feel really special.

£79.95 | Shop Now

19. Lobster Bottle Opener – Fortnum & Mason

Gold colour bottle opener in the shape of a lobster with a hat on

There is something about lobsters that we just can’t help swooning over. Kitsch and cute, this bottle opener is an ideal gift for groomsmen… and it might prove handy on the big day if you need help behind the bar!

Expert Take: As Phoebe from Friends told us, lobsters are the ultimate symbol of love! A perfect way to tell your pal you appreciate them.

£52 | Shop Now

20. The Shears Luxury Nail Kit – Manscaped

A luxury nail kit containing nail clippers, tweezers and scissors

Groomed to perfection? They will be if you give your groomsmen this four-piece manicure set. It has a luxe feel and features stainless steel tools within a PU leather compact case.

Expert Take: Grooming kits are a classic gift, and this is one that can be used for years to come. It’s handy and not necessarily something your pals would buy for themselves – so this set will be a real winner.

£20 | Shop Now

21. Home Gift Set M – Rituals

Pamper gift set with box laid out on a side table

Self-care and pampering sets make an ideal groomsmen gift. This set from Rituals feels really special thanks to the gorgeous packaging – complete with a wax seal!

Expert Take: The set contains some full-size essentials – shower gel, shampoo, lotion – and a 15ml Travel Eau de Perfume. The scent is a unique blend of Cardamom and Patchouli, which has a fresh and spicy aroma with a warm and woody base.

£40.95 | Shop Now

22. Groomsman's Key Ring – Maxwell Scott

A set of keys with a personalised brown leather keyring attached

Crafted in luxury Italian leather, personalise this key ring for your groomsmen with the wedding date and their initials.

Expert Take: Available in three different leather colours, and different embossing options, you can pick something that suits your groomsmen individually.

£59 | Shop Now

Gifts for Ushers

An usher is usually responsible for directing and seating guests at your wedding ceremony. It’s an important job – after all they will be the first person to greet guests. So if you want to treat them to a gift to say thanks, here are some of our favourite options:  

23. Personalised Rhodium Plated Tie Clip – Mankind

Silver tie clip on a blue tie with engraving

With its sleek and slim design, this tie clip is ideal for your well-dressed ushers! It has a spring-closing clip that fastens the tie to a shirt so it doesn’t swing around!

Expert Take: This is such a slick gift and a wonderful keepsake. It can be engraved with any name or message up to 30 characters.

£20 | Shop Now

24. Crystal Head Paint Your Pride Vodka – The Whisky Exchange

Skull shaped vodka bottle with colourful paint splatter effect

If you're looking for a vibrant, unique and meaningful gift, this limited-edition vodka from Crystal Head is perfect. Created to celebrate Pride and support the LGBTQ+ community, it's an ideal wedding usher gift that stands out.

Expert Take: Not only is it a special collector's item, but vodka enthusiasts will appreciate that it's distilled four times and filtered through Herkimer diamonds!

£51.25 | Shop Now

25. Beard Grooming Gift Set – M&S

Beard grooming gift set for ushers, with silver tin, comb and oil

Ensure your usher's beard is in top form with this Apothecary grooming gift set from M&S, complete with a stylish reusable tin. 

Expert Take: A thoughtful gift for the wedding usher, especially for those proud of their facial hair – it is formulated with natural oils for deep hydration and conditioning.

£20 | Shop Now

26. 007 Dry Martini Chocolate Truffles – Charbonnel et Walker

Round black box with 007 logo with round chocolate truffles inside

Treat your ushers to a taste of sophistication with these 007 Dry Martini Truffles from Charbonnel et Walker, inspired by the iconic James Bond cocktail. Perfect for ushers who love a bit of espionage flair.

Expert Take: These chocolates are not only delicious but are inspired by the Vesper Martini from the 1953 novel Casino Royale, making them a uniquely special gift.

£16 | Shop Now 

27. Barbour Elvington Wallet – Farrar & Tanner

Brown leather wallet with tartan detail as an usher gift idea

A classic gift idea for groomsmen and ushers, this leather wallet from Barbour combines style with functionality. Personalisation options make it a memorable keepsake.

Expert Take: A wallet is more than just a practical item; it's a symbol of prosperity and growth, making it a perfect gift to signify your usher's role in your life.

From £55 | Shop Now

28. Personalised Pint Glass – Getting Personal

Pint glass with personal logo saying USHER

Celebrate your wedding with a personalised pint glass for your ushers, a gift that combines sentiment with utility. Ideal for toasting to your future together.

Expert Take: It's an affordable yet meaningful way to thank your ushers, with plenty of room for personalisation to commemorate the special day.

£9.99 | Shop Now

29. Shadow Monogram Passport & Luggage Set – Callie

A personalised brown leather passport cover and luggage tag with block pink letters

For ushers with wanderlust, this monogrammed passport and luggage tag set is both stylish and practical, making their next journey even more exciting.

Expert Take: The modern design and personalisation options make this a standout gift, perfect for ushers who love to travel.

From £15 | Shop Now

30. Colour Block Spiral Lined Notebook – Papier

A green and dark green colour blocked personalised notebook with spiral binding

A colour-block notebook is a great way for your ushers to jot down memories, speeches, or any important details for the stag do and wedding.

Expert Take: This gift is not only practical but also eco-friendly, with sustainably sourced paper and plastic-free packaging.

From £19.55 | Shop Now

31. Playing Cards Set – Not Another Bill

Deck of cards with a personalised holder in electric blue

Encourage fun and games among your ushers with this high-quality playing card set, housed in a vibrant leather case.

Expert Take: The leather case, which can monogrammed, upgrades the simple pack of cards to a luxury gift, perfect for those post-wedding game nights or as a stylish keepsake.

£28 | Shop Now 

32. Mini All Day Coffee Trio – Fortnum & Mason

Mini tins of fresh coffee and chocolates in colourful wrapping for usher gift idea

Ensure your usher starts their day right with this coffee trio set, featuring blends suitable for any time of the day. Put some pep in their step!

Expert Take: With options for breakfast, after dinner, and a decaffeinated blend, it's a gift that keeps on giving.

£24.95 | Shop Now

33. Personalised Vintage Style Print – Just For You

An Usher Personalised Vintage Style Print as a thank you gift for your wedding

A personalised vintage-style print is a thoughtful and unique gift, perfect for adding a touch of personality to your usher's home.

Expert Take: Available with framing options for easy display, it's a gift that your usher will treasure and appreciate immediately.

From £25 | Shop Now

Do Groomsmen Get gifts? 

There are no set rules in place of what your wedding party should and shouldn’t get. But if you want to show your friends a token of your appreciation, and you can afford to do so, then of course – be inspired by our guide and get a groomsman gift you know they will love. 

You don’t have to follow any guidelines, so what you buy them is completely up to you. If they have a hobby or specific interest, you can get them something you know they will appreciate. Or you can give them something that’s personalised, which they will cherish for years to come.

You can go for something funny or humorous if you know they enjoy a good giggle. If you want, you can find them something to use or wear on the wedding day – socks or a belt perhaps – or, you can give them their present in the run up to the wedding to give you one thing less to remember on the day itself. 

Does the Best Man Buy the Groom a Gift? 

The best man is under absolutely no obligation to purchase the groom a present – they will have been working hard to make sure the groom feels supported in the run up to, and on the big day. Of course, if you want to get a present, then you should absolutely go ahead and do so.  

If you want to get the groom something really special, it is a great idea to get together with the rest of the groomsmen or ushers and get something as a group. This could either be something special for them to open up on the morning of the wedding, something funny that can be gifted as part of the best man’s speech, or it could even be tickets to a sporting event or gig that you can all attend together in the future. 

Do the Groomsmen Buy the Groom a Gift?

Your presence is a gift enough! As with the best man, there is absolutely no obligation. But if you want to treat them to something you could club together with the other groomsmen to buy something really special. Alternatively – you could join together to get a personal gift for the couple.

Remember that this really is a case of the thought that counts, you just want to congratulate your almost-newlywed pal and let them know how much you appreciate their friendship – you don’t have to spend a fortune.  

Now the gifts are sorted, why not check out some wedding suit options?