Here Are Some of the Best Cheap Eats in London

London cheap eats

There’s no denying it, London is expensive. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find delicious, belly-filling food on a budget. Check out these cheap eats for when you crave tasty grub without putting a dent in your wallet.

  • Bun House – With fluffy steamed buns starting from £2.50, you could definitely treat yourself to a couple (or 5). This relaxed Cantonese restaurant is a great place to grab a quick yet satisfying bite to eat.
    • Soho
  • Padella – Transport yourself to Italy on the cheap with some truly authentic cuisine. Pasta dishes start from just £4 for luxurious gnocchi with nutmeg butter.
    • Borough Market
  • Tokyo Diner – Head over to Tokyo Diner for Japanese comfort food. You can get the warming, sweet Diner Curry for only £8.
    • Soho
  • On the Bab – Perfect if you’re craving no-fuss delicious Korean food. Get 6 pieces of Korean fried chicken for £5.50. And for a hearty lunch, order bibimbab – rice with plenty of veg in a sweet and spicy sauce – for only £7.50.
    • Covent Garden, Soho, Shoreditch, Marylebone, St. Paul’s
  • Roti King – Enjoy authentic Malaysian cuisine for £7 including a variety of rice and noodle dishes. Don’t miss out on the lunch special from 12-3pm, and get a starter of vegetable spring rolls with a main course (not costing more than £6.80).
    • Euston
  • Foodilic – Nutritious and delicious, that’s their aim. The best part is their healthy menu doesn’t cost you a fortune. Get an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast for £6.50 or the same for lunch and dinner for £7.50.
    • King’s Cross, Putney
  • Daddy Donkey – Chow down on tasty burritos filled to the brim starting at just £7. If you have a few quid to spare, load up on tempting extras.
    • Holborn
  • Kennington Lane Cafe – For a good old fashioned breakfast, order a full English with tea or coffee for only £6.60. Their lunch rolls or sandwiches also start at just £2. The taste of home-cooked food for a decent price.
    • Vauxhall
  • Brasserie Zedel – Feel ultra posh at the beautifully decorated Brasserie Zedel without the hefty price tag. Get 2 courses for just £10.50 and select from a range of exquisite Parisian dishes. That’s a bargain.
    • Soho
  • Kati Roll Company – Enjoy this delicious street food hot and fresh for as little as £2.95. There are loads of varieties to choose from, and each will guarantee a mouth full of flavour with each bite.
    • Soho

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