13 of the Saddest Desk Lunches You've Ever Seen

Food & Drink Editor

According to Stylist magazine, ‘one in five Londoners are too scared to even take a lunch break’ – the result? Lunch al desko.

While some companies such as Allset and Deliveroo are trying to help people reclaim their lunch with dignity, there’s always going to be those that don’t quite make it. Here then, are some of the saddest desk lunches on the internet, tagged #saddesklunch.

The cold sausage lunch

https://www.instagram.com/p/BS1OgCthYXW/

The ‘I’m on a diet, honest’ lunch

Diet Coke and oven-baked crisps.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BQBkAMBDOwe/

The cubist lunch

Cubed food eaten in your cube.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BS1l8vMAoEa/

The chocolate lunch

The all-American chocolate lunch of champions!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BQf_4GSAJoj/

The ‘I sat on my…’ lunch

We’ve all done this at some point.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BPNpex4gnRJ/

The ‘two eggs is all I need’ lunch

Breath mints for dessert?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BO4c_8WjUbE/

The ‘What the heck?’ lunch

A pickle and some cheese? Was that even worth bringing to work?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSvDALahDE2/

The ‘Jam goes with cheese, right?’ lunch

Jam and cheese, the last food taboo.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BST1BSehIWV/

The ‘cookies are all I need’ lunch

Food for body AND mind.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSRePaVjzDL/

The ‘Is jam one of your five a day?’ lunch

Peanut butter and jam, a classic combo.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSRRogIgBKR/

The ‘cheese and peanut butter’ lunch

https://www.instagram.com/p/BRHgKMXAV1e/

The snack pack lunch

https://www.instagram.com/p/BQDxfcrgB-h/

The canned fish lunch

https://www.instagram.com/p/BPxvKkxABHk/

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