Aldi's epic new electric lunchbox for $34.99, plus a few of our other favourites

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As we’ve all begun to return to work after the summer break, we may be finding ourselves nipping out too often to the cafe on the corner during lunchtime, which can add up quickly over time.

If you’re not quite back into the swing of packing your lunch, this amazing new Aldi product might get you excited for it again.

As part of their current Special Buys collection, Aldi has released a nifty electric lunchbox.

Prepare the most delicious hot food in your electric lunchbox, including hardboiled eggs!

This spaceship-shaped lunchbox comes with all sorts of gadgets so you can have restaurant-quality food from the comfort of your desk.

It has an in-built PTC heating element and has two stainless steel trays - one with 1.2 litre capacity and one with 0.35 litre capacity - so you can keep different elements of your meal separated.

Or, bring in two lunches! We’re not judging.


It has a handle for easy carrying and non-slip feet to place it on the tabletop or desk securely.

If you’re an egg fan, you’re in luck, as it comes with an egg rack and measuring cup for an on-the-go hard-boiled snack.

This lunchbox even comes with a recipe book, so you can keep your lunches healthy and varied.

Aldi's Ambiano Electric Lunchbox, $34.99

This Ambiano electric lunchbox from Aldi

The lunch box comes in grey and blue and is only until stocks last, so get down to your local Aldi ASAP!

If you’re in the market for a new lunchbox, but that electric one doesn’t quite hit the spot, we’ve also compiled a list of some of the other styles that have been catching our eye:

OmieBox Hot & Cold Bento Lunch Box, $75

OmieBox Hot & Cold Bento Lunch Box from Biome

This sunshine-yellow bento box is as functional as it is adorable. It’s specifically designed to be able to keep food warm and cold at the same time - the lunchbox has two layers of plastic separated with an air pocket, so fruits and veggies stay cool, which hot foods stay warm.

For hot food, there’s a 220ml vacuum-insulated stainless steel container. This is also leakproof and perfect for hot liquids or soups! The dividers are moveable, so you can customise your lunch box each day depending on what you’re bringing to work. The lunch box is BPA and phthalate-free.

3-Layer Bento Box Students Lunch Box Eco-Friendly Leakproof, $13.99

3-Layer Bento Box Students Lunch Box from Amazon

For another variation on a bento box, check out this 3-layer version.

The space-saving bento box is perfect for fitting into handbags or schoolbags.

You can easily separate your lunch between hot food (the trays are easily removable and microwave-friendly), cold food and sweet treats.

The lunchbox is leak-free and secure, with easy to use latches. It comes in three different colours and comes with a reusable wooden knife and fork set.

Pellibags ​​Mum Jean Insulated Lunch Bag, $49.95

Mum Jean Insulated Lunch Bag from The Iconic

Walking to the break room with your lunchbox is one of those weird things that can feel embarrassing, even when there’s no good reason to be. Maybe it brings back schoolyard flashbacks?

You won’t have that issue with this stylish Pellibags insulated lunch back.

It’s made from 70% recycled denim and is insulated with recyclable aluminium. It comes with a cross-body strap for easy transport.

You can either store loose food or stack lunchboxes in the bag, or do a mixture of both of those options.

Stuck on You Large Bento Cooler Bag, $33.96

Stuck on You cooler bento bag in custom mermaid design

If you want a lunchbox that your child will love, you need to get your hands on this personalised cooler bag.

It can be used as a protective layer for the Stuck on You bento lunchboxes, or food can just be packed directly into this bag.

It has a zip pocket that can fit a slim ice block to keep food cool and fresh.

The lunch bag can come in five different options and can be personalised with 30 different designs, including a koala, fairy, airplane, pirate, dinosaur and much more.

You can also add your child’s name on the front, so it never gets lost!

Frank Green Ceramic Food Container, $45.95

frank green Ceramic Food container from The Iconic

As the viral TikTok sound goes, ‘gorgeous, gorgeous girls love soup’.

If your favourite lunches consist of soups, noodle dishes, pasta, or other similar dishes, you probably don’t need a larger lunchbox.

This triple-wall vacuum-tight food container is the perfect alternative, and it’s airtight and leak-free.

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