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11 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,

This three-tier affair 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,

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,

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

Mepal navy blue bento lunch box, £17.22,

With removable compartments, this minimalist 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,

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,

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

BRIGENIUS bento box, £39.99,

Compact and leakproof, this useful 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

Ferm Living terrazzo lunch box, £15,

With an on-trend terrazzo print, this dinky case 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 pots 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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Alessi Food A Porter Lunch Box

Check out our best lunch box recipes here…

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