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The Best Mugs, A Gift Guide for Mug Lovers #muglife

by Beth | Updated: February 16, 2024
The Best Mugs, A Gift Guide for Mug Lovers #muglife

Your mug of choice says a lot about you, and the person you’re gifting it to. These aren’t merely mugs, they’re vessels that can deliver humour, warmth, and a story in every sip.

We’ve carefully picked the best selection of mugs from our favourite UK mug merchants. From specific to general use, we have mug ideas for everyone. 


Fun Friendship Mugs

These aren’t your ordinary mugs; they’re cups of joy for hilarious pals. Say cheers to friendship with our witty selection. 

Andy Warhol Porcelain Mug

This porcelain mug is made as an elegant and fun object with the Warhol touch in it. This mug has been designed and handcrafted by Jorge Mora.

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This is Fine Dog Meme Mug

A mug printed with a meme "This is fine." Packaged in polystyrene and cardboard. Dishwasher and microwave safe.

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David Shrigley Opening Hours Mug

A mug clearly displaying the opening hours of a shop that you urgently need something from. Made from ‘fully breakable’ ceramic mug.

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You & Me Mugs

A pair of Emma Bridgewater mugs, charming gift for an engagement, wedding or anniversary, crafted using the finest English earthenware.

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Addy Brown Flower Mug

Mug with hand-painted flowers design. The organic shape is ergonomic for little hands but also perfect for when adults want to join in on the playtime or sneak an espresso.

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Best Friend Mugs

Celebrate your closest friend with a timeless gift, the humble mug. They represent enduring friendships and comforting stories, that are usually shared over a nice cup of tea.

I Love You Ceramic Mug – Anna + Nina

A chunky ceramic mug with a small handle. Dishwasher safe. Made in Portugal

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Moomin Mug Pink Love

Featuring two Moomin characters hugging on a pink background, this playful mug is crafted from ceramic. Dishwasher safe and has capacity of 300ml.

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Hand-Painted Mug – Anna + Nina

A 100% hand-painted stoneware mug. Dishwasher safe. Made in Portugal

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Hand-Painted Candy Mug – Anna + Nina

A 100% hand-painted stoneware mug. Dishwasher safe. Made in Portugal

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Carhartt Mug

Made from sturdy porcelain, this mug is printed with two sipping gents on one side and a list of the label's store locations worldwide at the back.

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Greatest Dad Mugs, Mugs for Dad

Dads love a cuppa, treat them to a new favourite mug that they’ll use everyday.

Peanuts Mug - Genius At Work

The perfect gift to give to someone who has a high opinion of themself, or equally it could be used to define your own skill set. Whether the message is meant seriously or not, is one that only you can decide!

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Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug

A smart coffee mug with long lasting battery that keeps drink at preferred temperature. Autosleeps when empty or after 2 hours of inactivity

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Sports Direct Classic Large Coffee Mug

A leak proof 20 oz coffee mug. Easy to hold and sturdy

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Stainless Steel Insulated Mug

Made from durable stainless steel with double-wall vacuum insulation. Adds a barrier of protection for keeping drinks contained and preventing heat or cold from escaping.

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Beer Stein Travel Mug

This sturdy travel mug keeps drinks hot or cold for hours.

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Papa Mug

Featuring a reactive glaze finish with a layering of blue hues, this mug is completed with 'papa' text in white. When fired in the kiln, the glazes react with the heat to give each mug a unique finish.

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Mum Mugs

Make every tea or coffee break a heartfelt tribute to remarkable women.

Mama Mug

In a short squat silhouette, this ecru mug features a speckled surface and reads 'mama' in gold debossed lettering. Featuring a subtle pink rim, enjoy your morning cuppa in style.

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Bedlington in Red Mug

Exclusive to the RA Shop, this bold and charming mug features artwork by Craigie Aitchison RA. Made from Fine Bone China.

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Boxed Half-Pint Mugs Set of Two

Designed in the UK and crafted using the finest English earthenware, this whimsical set of mugs features a charming motif of a painterly array of hens.

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William Morris Fine China Mugs

A set of two Fine China Mugs in iconic William Morris Strawberry Thief and Garden designs to add style to a well-deserved drink.

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Wedgwood Wonderlust Bone China Mug

China mug made of 100% bone. Has a monkey and floral pattern and curved handle. Dishwasher safe

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Stoneware Cups

A set of two stoneware cups made from glazed stoneware. Designed to hold hot beverages.

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Good Tea Mugs

Elevate your tea ritual with a selection of quality tea mugs.

Porcelain Mug + Gift Box Dark Blue

Porcelain mug in the colour of the year 2020. Comes in a matching colour gift box. The mugs are made of high-quality porcelain Fine China. Suitable for everyday coffee as well as for special occasions.

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Copenhagen Design Pantone Mug Yellow

Perfect for coffee, tea or hot chocolate. The coffee mug is made from fine china (ceramic). It is dishwasher safe and easy to clean

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Copenhagen Design Pantone Mug Multicolor

Perfect for coffee, tea or hot chocolate. The coffee mug is made from fine china (ceramic). It is dishwasher safe and easy to clean

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Copenhagen Design Pantone Cup Orange

The handmade Pantone tea mug is handmade from fine china (ceramic). It is dishwasher safe and easy to clean.

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Le Creuset Stoneware Coffee Mug

A strong stoneware mug ideal for coffee and tea. It is made of durable chip-resistant enamel, lasting heat retention, and easy to clean and use.

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Le Creuset Stoneware Rainbow Coffee Mugs

Set of 6 stoneware rainbow coffee mugs in rainbow colors. Sturdy design, easy to use and clean, and is made of durable chip-resistant enamel

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Colour Handled Glass Mugs

A set of two mugs made of 100% mouth-blown glass, has contrast-colour large-rounded handle, round base, straight sides, heat-resistant

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Personalised Mugs

Add a dash of personality to your morning ritual. A custom mug becomes a cherished keepsake and a lovely ice-breaker.

Face Mash Photo Mug

A personalised photo mug designed and hand printed at a studio in Bristol. Has a glossy white finish. Dishwasher and microwave safe

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Scrabble Letters A to Z Mug

These chunky straight-sided ceramic mugs feature the letters of the alphabet front and centre with each letter's individual letter score. The creamy colour is exactly reminiscent of those little plastic tiles while the reverse side features the full score sheet for the entire alphabet.

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Build-On Brick Coffee Mug

The funny mugs is compatible with LEGO and most building bricks.Each mug comes with 3 packs of bricks at random that can be pieced together. It is made of BPA-free food grade plastic which is safe for drinking

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A Mug for Writers

Wordy writing ceramic mug featuring inspirational writing quotes in a distressed typewriter-style font.

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Cutest Christmas Mugs

Infuse festive joy with our Christmas Mugs. These whimsical companions add a touch of merriment to your festive beverage. The perfect gift for any tea or coffee drinker.

Papa Noel Naughty & Nice Mugs

Crafted with meticulous detail, this charming mug captures the spirit of Father Christmas. Each mug comes with a ceramic, mood-matching cap featuring marshmallows and coal.

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Moomin Mug Blueberries, Enamel Mug

Enamel mug, dishwasher safe

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Dough Mug Pair

Cast in stoneware from a hand-formed original, this cup has a minimalist, sculptural quality offset by a chunkily outsized handle. A matt glaze, with a speckled finish. The mugs are purchased as a pair of x 2 of the same colour.

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Mug Accessories and Extras

If you’re gifting a mug, complete the gift with these extra essentials and treats.

Organic Tea Selection Gift Box

An organic selection of our finest and most popular organic infusion herbal and green teabags. Each giftbox contains a total 45 organic enveloped unbleached tea bags.

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David Shrigley Life is Fantastic Tea Towel

Celebrate life with a printed limited edition linen tea towel by the infamous David Shrigley.

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Large Sculptural Teapot

Pour it in style with a stunning sculptural teapot. Perfect for long mornings at the desk and as the focal point of the kitchen table.

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Kinto Glass Teapot with Filter

A beautiful object, and an elegant way to brew and enjoy loose-leaf teas, herbs and spices.

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Teapigs Lemon & Ginger Herbal Loose Tea

A refreshing blend of ginger, lemongrass, lemon peel, and liquorice root.

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Yoassi Tea Infuser

No more teabags. Simply drop this infuser into any mug, add loose-leaf tea and hot water for an instant brew. Make it a perfect gift by giving this with a selection of teas.

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HAY Glass spoons Set

A simple and cute gift. Crafted from glass, this set of two spoons is delicately crafted with multi-coloured patterns and stripe design, making them a fun addition to any collection.

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For Coffee Drinkers

Some recommended goods and gifts for coffee addicts.

Grind Coffee Subscription

Regular delivery of premium coffee pods. Home-compostable pods of organic coffee sourced from small fair trade farms.

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GRIND Coffee Pod Machine

Compatible with Nespresso® coffee pods. Built from polished stainless steel, with aeroplane-style toggle switches and a sleek and minimal design.

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Hario Hand Coffee Grinder

Any serious coffee connoisseur knows that the key to a great brew is freshly ground beans. The best way to unlock that freshness is with a coffee grinder. The Hario is a classic, and a satisfying way to start your morning coffee routine.

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Alessi Pulcina Espresso Coffee Maker

A revolutionary and modern espresso machine that encapsulates a small but substantial design innovation that stops dispensing the drink at the right time before the coffee gets a bitter aftertaste. This helps to enhance the full and rich aroma of your espresso.

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Dark Arts Coffee Cowboy Tote Bag

Classic heavy cotton tote bag in off white. Hand Screenprinted in the U.K

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Enjoy every sip, and remember.. mugs are for life, not just for Christmas. #muglife.

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