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Valentine’s Day 2017 is almost here and if you’re loved-up, you’re probably thinking of what you’re going to buy as a gift. Finding Valentine’s Day presents for men is always tricky, particularly if you’ve only just started dating and don’t want to spend too much.

Don’t worry – we’ve put together a list of Valentine’s treats you can afford even if you’re on a tight budget. And if you want to splash out a bit, we’ve also found a few special gift ideas – all for under £30*.

Little treats (under £10)

Tying the knot – no, we’re not talking about getting hitched, just about these stylish knot cufflinks from Matalan! Made from a charcoal metal and costing just £6, they’ll add the perfect little flourish to your man’s outfit this Valentine’s Day.


Home is where the hankie is – in a long-distance relationship? Why not pick up this city location map hankie from to remind him of a special place you’ve been together? Screen printed onto cotton in a colour of your choosing, you can pick your favourite city that means something to you, including Manchester, London, Liverpool and Cambridge.

I should cocoa – chocolate is always a winner for Valentine’s Day and this Beer Collection set from Hotel Chocolat is no exception. For just £10, you can get 16 beer-flavoured chocolates, including caramel stout and ginger beer treats. And if your man doesn’t drink, he can still have these – they’re non-alcoholic!

Great gifts (up to £30)

Smoke on the water – if your fella likes to look stylish, this iPhone 6/6s case from H&M will help give his tech an edge. Made from lightweight plastic, it won’t add any weight and with its attractive black and grey marble design, it will mean he can really stand out from the crowd. And at only £14.99, it’s not going to break the bank.

Smell of success – make sure the man in your life smells great as well as looking great with this Extreme Eau de Toilette by Paul Smith. For only £20.42 from Tesco Direct for a 50ml bottle, it will make a really special gift for your boyfriend or husband this Valentine’s Day.


I will survive – for the man who has everything, this survival bracelet from is a really unusual present idea. Featuring a firelighter, whistle, scraper and a bottle opener, and made from paracord, it means your guy will always be the one to go to in a crisis! At just £15, it’s a real bargain.

Buying for a special lady instead? Check out our guide to the best Valentine gift ideas for her for 2017.

*Prices correct at time of writing – 06/02/17

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