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14 best lunch boxes to buy

There’s so much more to weekday lunches than soggy sandwiches, so buy one of these funky pots to pack a feast in – from sleek tiffin tins to contemporary bento boxes

Looking for the best lunch box to take to work? Want a cool bento box to show off to your classmates? Read on for the best lunch boxes and snack pots, and find healthy lunch box inspiration here…

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HOMESPON lunch box, £39.99, amazon.co.uk

This three-tier lunch box with compartments will keep a weekday feast warm for up to three hours. It also comes with an insulated bag with nifty front pockets for cutlery.

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A three-tier lunch box with grey lunch bag

Black + Blum appetite lunch box, £19.95, amazon.co.uk

This stylish lunch box comes with convenient compartments and a leak-proof silicone seal.

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A white square pot with yellow rim and blue fork

Mepal lunch pot, £16, John Lewis

For an on-the-go breakfast this pot is a must. Simply pop yogurt in the main container and granola in the lid and you’re good to go.

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A small lunch pot with clear lid

Ekobo bamboo bento lunch box, £22, uniqueandunity.co.uk

Carry your nuts and nibbles in this sleek bamboo bento box, with removable compartments and a useful elastic strap to keep everything secure.

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A yellow square box with grey and cream compartments

BamBox Bamboo Lunch Box, £14.99, amazon.co.uk

A sustainable bamboo lunch box with splash of teal green. This sandwich box has a capacity of 1 litre, and with a silicone seal around the lid it’s ideal for wet or dried goods.

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A teal green and bamboo wood lunch box

Mepal navy blue bento lunch box, £17.22, amazon.co.uk

With removable compartments, this minimalist compartment lunch box lets you carry as little or as much as you like – perfect for combining leftovers.

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A navy blue lunch box

Dolly llama lunch box, £4.95, rexlondon.com

This bargain box – complete with charming llama design – is perfect for carrying your mid-morning fruit (or cake).

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A small blue pot with a llama printed on the front

ECOlunchbox, £32.49, trouva.com

Made from durable stainless steel, this three-piece, tiffin-style box is great for carrying sweet and savoury items separately.

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Stainless Steel Tiffin Tin

Joyhill Eco Lunch Bag, £9.99, amazon.co.uk

Made with paper fabric, this waterproof lunch bag is durable enough to carry food and water bottles. What’s more, the thermal lining can keep food hot or chilled, and it’s easy to wipe clean with a damp cloth.

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A brown paper lunch bag with a person holding it

BRIGENIUS bento box, £39.99, amazon.co.uk

This compact, leakproof lunch box comes with built-in-dividers so you don’t have to carry your lunch in several containers.

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A pink pot with small compartments inside

Stainless Steel Lunch Box in Ocean Large, £32, conranshop.co.uk

This stainless steel lunch box (complete with handy fork on the side and silicone strap) makes a great leakproof lunch box.

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A silver stainless steel lunchbox with teal blue strap

Ferm Living terrazzo lunch box, £15, cloudberryliving.co.uk

With an on-trend terrazzo print, this dinky sandwich box is so pretty we’d even use it as a handbag.

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A pink square tin with handle at the top

Drop beets snack boxes, £8, Paperchase

Affordable and pun-tastic, these dinky lunch boxes are sure to liven up your lunchtime.

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A blue, green, yellow and red lunch box

Alessi Food À Porter lunch box, £44, John Lewis

If you want to carry your lunch and look good while you’re doing it, splash out on this quirky clutch. It’s spacious enough to hold three courses, too.

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