Best bread bins and boxes that look great in the kitchen

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Over at ES Best, when it comes to investing in homeware essentials that combine fashion and function, it really is our bread and butter.

This has led us on a never-ending pursuit to provide you with fun but practical products that will spark joy every time you see it - and with stylish bread bins, we think we have risen to the occasion.

These options may just be the greatest thing since sliced bread to adorn your worktop with a statement piece and a playful pop of colour - without having to redecorate. Knead we say more?

Luckily for us, there are an extensive range of designs on offer to suit any design scheme. Whether you prefer a sleek contemporary stainless steel option, a vividly hued retro piece or a country home-inspired traditional vintage model - there is something for every taste.

Bread bins, however attractive they may be, also tap into the useful angle as they have been proven on occasion to conserve the taste and freshness of your favourite breads, cake or pastries.

Lock in the freshness of your loaf with these super stylish bread bins.

Joseph Joseph​ Bread Bin With Cutting Board Lid Black

This innovative design is part bread bin and part chopping board in the form of the dual capability bamboo lid. It is kitted out with an easy-to-lift handle and grooves to trap crumbs. The bread bin is made from an easy to clean polypropylene base with a gripped base.

Buy now £34.80, Amazon

The Conran Shop Bread Bin Black Enamel

Crafted from porcelain enamel, this bread bin does what it says on the tin. Even in the neutral black hue, it will still make a statement in your kitchen with the bold typography. It is also very durable with a scratch-resistance and is easy to clean.

Buy now £130.00, The Conran Shop

John Lewis & Partners Ceramic Bread Bin with Bamboo Lid

Catering towards more traditional, shabby chic or country design schemes, this classic bread bin is made up of a stoneware base embossed with the word ‘bread’ with a contrast bamboo lid.

Buy now £65.00, John Lewis

Rebrilliant Bengtson Bread Bin

The shell-like construction of this bread bin opens out so you can use the base as a chopping board. It will also keep the contents fresher for longer due to the bamboo construction. The bin is easy to clean and will look fit seamlessly among industrial-style kitchens.

Buy now £61.99, Amazon

5five Bread Bin

Give your kitchen the pop of colour that it needs with this mustard hued bread bin from Made. The angular shape and matte finish gives off a retro feel. You will be surprised by the endless colour schemes that this tin will compliment but if you prefer a more versatile hue, it is also available in black, teal and white.

Buy now £28.99, Wayfair

Tower Marble Bread Bin

Winning all the style points, this marble design will bring a modern touch to your kitchen worktop. The bread bin, starring the Instagram-favourite pattern, has a stainless steel construction with a mirrored finish and rose gold detailing. There is also ventilation to elongate the life of the loaf and an anti-slip base.

Buy now £35.83, Wayfair

Morphy Richards Accents Roll Top Bread Bin

For modern and industrial-style kitchens, Morphy Richards has the perfect bread bin. It is crafted from a durable stainless steel to combine function and fashion. The latter of which comes in the form of the various colours on offer, from a bold red and a coveted copper to your more traditional silver and black.

Buy now £25.94, Amazon

John Lewis & Partners Steel Bread Bin with Handle, 4.8L, Grey

The minimalistic design of this bestselling bread bin from John Lewis ensures that it will fit seamlessly among pretty much every interior scheme. The spacious interior can house a family-worthy quantity of your favourite breads and fresh goods with a tight-fitting lid to keep them fresher for longer.

Buy now £15.00, John Lewis

Koziol Manna Bread Box

We’ll give you three guesses as to what you find inside this bread-shaped bin. The very meta design takes a literal approach to its shape to bring a playful touch to your kitchen. But it is not all style over substance, there is also ventilation to keep your breads, cakes and pastries fresh and it has a smooth construction for ease in cleaning.

Buy now £38.18, Amazon

Swan Retro Bread Bin

House your fresh goods in this stylish retro-inspired bread bin from Swan. The worktop essential comes in 11 bold colours to match alongside your other appliances in the same hue. Opt for an easily adaptable black, grey or white or take a bolder approach in the form of mint green, lilac or millennial pink.

Buy now £20.00, Amazon

Retro Bread Bin Cream

Simple but effective, this bread bin from Dunelm will offer bang for your buck. The cost-efficient kitchen addition has a versatile one-hued cream design that will fit seamlessly among most colour palettes.

Buy now £15.00, Dunelm

Sweet Bee ceramic bread bin

Add a splash of colour and fun to your kitchen with this stylish bread bin from Wayfair featuring flying bumblebees and spots. It is crafted from a durable and sturdy ceramic and the conical beehive style allows for plenty of storage space. The airtight lid will lock in the freshness of your breads and pastries.

Buy now £49.95, Wayfair


While we love The Conran Shop’s Bread Bin for its often contradictory balance of bold minimalism, it is the Joseph Joseph Bread Bin that has earned our top pick status for its ability to to keep your goods fresher for longer but with the handy addition of the chopping board lid.

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