When a good friend invites you to his housewarming party, the biggest problem you may have is getting good gifts he will like. It can be a pain getting something that he will appreciate, but turning up empty-handed can be a rude gesture. Good housewarming gift for guys are a pain to buy, so here we have some gift ideas that will help you buying housewarming gifts for men.

Frequent Entertainers

Housewarming Barware Kit Gifts For Men

Barman’s Tools

Bringing a Barman’s Kit to any housewarming will be a great way to start a birthday celebration. While other guests bring drinks, you come with the bar implements! Your boyfriend will thank you for this housewarming present. Barware comes with a shaker, measuring jiggers, muddler, pourers and twisted mixing spoon.

Each set comes in stainless steel or copper finish; some come with a nice looking stand, housing all accessories. If your boyfriend cares about entertaining, this will be great.

handmade openers collection

Bottle Openers

Consider something more exquisite, such as custom bottle openers. It is a good quality that sits comfortably in hand and will not embarrass any person using it. A beer opener will be a great conversation starter, plus it will last for years to come.

While they come in many forms, you will want to gift your friend something durable and elegant. You can find them handcrafted from English Oak or Walnut woods. We make these beer openers comfortable in any handsize and will not bend or break as it is a sturdy material.

Wine Opener

Wine Openers

If you plan to visit with some claret, it might be prudent to include a wine opener set to go with it. Some wine openers come in boxes that will house all the essentials. If he is a connoisseur, then glasses or toolset will be a great housewarming gift.

Stainless sets come in with various finishes. For busy males, consider getting electronic versions; electric openers are new in the market but popular for new homeowners.

Various toppers

Bottle Stoppers

Housewarming gifts for guys who love to entertain should include stoppers. They function to preserve bottles when opened. But it can be a silent statement of elegance and good taste. Pick plugs that fit various sizes and have silicone rubber seals that fit tight.

Opt for beautiful hardwoods with a gold finish, as they look marvellous as toppers. Toppers come in many shapes and forms, so you can mix and match resin tops and hardwood tops for added variety. They are useful and fitting for friends who love entertaining.

Eric Bristow Family Game


One of the more popular gifts for men is the humble dartboard. They make dartboards from self-healing sisal bristle fibres, so they last longer. Darts are included, but you can buy extra. You can give more professional dart sets for serious players that come with scoreboard fixtures.

A simple dartboard with darts is enough to keep any partying alive for the casual fun night.

Technology Enthusiast’s

Wifi Camera With Google Assistant

Security Camera

If he admires, high tech security cameras are perfect for new homeowners. You can find security cameras that fit your budget, as there are many types to choose from. Most security cameras come with other features that help keep homes safe. For pets, you can get one with built-in speakers or screens for your buddy to talk to his pets at home.

Most will come with phone apps, allowing you to check-in. Having peace of mind is a gift that keeps on giving, and it can help prevent theft.

Sonos Cones

Smart Speakers

Smart bluetooth speakers like Google Home or Amazon Echo are fantastic additions to any new home. Voice-controlled assistants support playing music, sending reminders, turning a house into a smart home. For tech lovers, these smart devices will be a unique gift. These devices come in different looks and sizes to fit into each home’s decor.

Some security cameras have smart speakers for better security and extra options such as auto turn on lights when someone is home.

Giardino Metal Herb Planter

Smart Pot

For a busy man who loves fresh herbs to cook yet has trouble finding a minute for gardening, then the smart pot is a handy gift that keeps on giving. The intelligent vessel waters plants and has lighting designed to encourage plant growth.

Fitted with artificial intelligence, the device beeps when water levels run low, or fertiliser needs topping up. Smart pots come with seeds guaranteed to grow indoor. Your pal can enjoy newly grown herbs without hassle.

For Cookery Enthusiasts

Engraved chopping block

Cutting Board

For the guy who cooks, he will appreciate a good quality cutting board. Pick a board made of high- quality wood or one that can last. Chopping boards made from walnut or beech are tough in the kitchen. He can use it for prepping or serving cheese and cut meats.

You can add a finishing oil as an extra companion for maintenance in the man cave.

Expresso machine for new home owner

Coffee Maker

Not everyone likes caffeine, but for the one who needs his morning mug, coffee makers are great housewarming gift ideas. You can find pod machines for the busy drinker, as it saves time and effort. For coffee lovers, an espresso machine will be an excellent addition to his new home. But if he already has one, accessories like bean grinders are also ideal.

Enemal bakeware for men

Kitchen Bakeware

Enamel kitchen bakeware or roasting trays are good gifts for men who love cuisine. Baking trays come in various options, such as roaster and rack. Enamel pans are tough and tend not to rust after use, also easier to clean. Any cooking enthusiast will appreciate quality cookware, as there can never be too many.

Metropolitan Man

Wooden Brain Teaser Puzzles

Interesting Puzzles

Puzzles suitable for both children and adults, three-dimensional puzzles can be part of the furniture or distraction when trying to kill time. They are good table decorations, conversation starters.

As a housewarming gift, puzzles keep the brain active. They are elegantly made and can provide a mental challenge. Wooden type presents are suitable for any man who likes sophisticated but understated decor.

Regular Buddies


When he first moves into his new bachelor pad, there are some things that he is bound to have forgotten to stock. Handyman equipment is essential in any new home but forgotten on shopping lists. Hence a toolbox with essentials will be the perfect gift for men, especially if they are not a tradesperson.

Hammer, screwdrivers, nails and some spanners all useful tooling to have. Some shops offer engraving services on handles if you are looking for a personal touch.

Personalized name plaque

Personalised Name Plaque

Personalized name plaques made from different materials such as slate. A personalized housewarming gift is always welcome. You can add messages or create a nameplate for placement on the door. Many shops allow you to select the font and design of plaques to fit with the new house features.

The personalised touches can add character to their home for detached males, making it more welcoming to guests or family. If names are not his thing, meaningful quotes can be sound substitutes if you insist on giving them.

First Aid Cabinet

Good gifts are usually practical. Hence, a great for the new homeowner will be a stocked first aid kit. A box with essentials such as bandages, splinter probes, tweezers is a good gift.

Every home should have its own first aid supplies, but we forget it until the need arises. It is easy to assemble your own, and it will last for years to come.

Big cooler box houswarming gift

Cooler Boxes

Cooler boxes might sound like a boring gift, but add alchol into the equation, and you will be a welcome guest. There are many cooler sizes; some stores let you add a monogram or personal touches to it. A cooler box can keep things cool during a get together outside.

It can also be the emergency storage place when the power goes out, and he needs to keep his food cold. An icebox is a perfect gift for those who like to travel around.

Generic Gifts for Him

Gift Basket For Fellas

As a regular friend, you might not know what he needs, but you want to be a good guest. One way to give a good impression is to create a personalised gift pack yourself. Traditionally, people pack food such as bread, alcohol and candle, sugar and salt as gift baskets.

For a traditional housewarming gift, the five components each have meaning behind it: bread to signify there’s always something to eat, scented candles for light, sugar to have sweetness, salt to wish that life has flavour, and wine so that no one will go thirsty. Hence, this could be the best gift idea yet. If you need to splurge more to make it more presentable, add a coin (good fortune), wood (stability and peace) or a plant (always have life).

Fruits Basket

If you do not know what to give, fruit baskets are always useful. They can share fruits around during a housewarming party, and you can eat later any leftover. Select fruits in season, and you can mix and match with other foodstuffs such as chocolates, chips and juices for the new homeowner.

It is best to pick unprepared fruits Uncut, as they can keep better in the fridge than cut fruit.

Lush house plants


Plants are well-accepted because they represent life in the home. It would be best to give plants that look lush and low maintenance. If your mate is an avid gardener, garden implements are great for new homeowners. Plants are also natural air purifiers, hence another thoughtful gift.

When looking for houseplants, you can get plants that do well indoors with less sunlight or invest in a container that comes with artificial sunlight.

Miniature Garden Terrarium

Zen Gardens

There are miniature Zen Gardens that sits on your desk; they serve as stress relievers after a hectic day. Zen gardens do not have any plants, just rocks and sand. These tiny versions of the Zen garden promote mindfulness and meditation. To relax, he can rake the sand to create swirling patterns, and it will help take away some everyday stress.

He can rearrange the rocks or create new patterns as needed. Zen gardens are small yet valuable additions to work desks; they help with stress relief and improve the mood.


A stationary set a must-have if your pal has their own home office. Wooden pen sets or letter openers are still suitable housewarming gifts for men. They are useful and never go out of style. Handmade pens can be a fountain or ballpoint pens; they will pass down these luxurious items through the generations. You can choose between an ink cartridge or piston pump or handcrafted roller ball pens that come with refills.

Pick from our bespoke store for added originality, something that your he might want to keep safe at home to admire.


Gifts for a man can be tricky; there are many things he will already own. The list above is our gift guide to take the pain out of buying gifts for men that are useful. Men appreciate gifts that are useful and long-lasting. But for a guy who has everything, a gift card is a reasonable substitute. Like all good gifts, it is the thought counts.

Have I missed anything, or do you have any other good points? Please leave your thoughts or suggestions below.

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This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. valerie

    First Aid Kits are definitely a must. I can think of a lot of times when male guy friends hurt themselves while intoxicated. I might as well throw in a travel size one too.

  2. John Whitlock

    Thank you Valerie, good idea they will always be useful

  3. Shaila

    I have always been a bit confused about what would make good gifts for my guy friends. This is pretty helpful, I’d say. I’m going to bookmark this post to refer to when the need arises 🙂

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