Affordable Restaurants in London

Most commonly dubbed as an expensive city, it takes an insider to show you the cheapest places to eat in London. But let's be clear about one thing - cheap doesn't mean crap. Some of the best restaurants are affordable AF with street food vibes, international cuisines or somewhere that knocks up cocktails and food in their own style. Check out our top picks of affordable restauarnts in London right here.  

Looking for more inspo? Check out our complete guide here .

Last updated on 3rd October 2019




Sticking to a lower budget doesn't mean you have to compromise on flavour, as Comptoir Libanais prove. With vibrant interiors matched by a vibrant menu of Middle-Eastern dishes, it's a go-to for those looking to grab an affordable breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

With energy, ambiance and a great food menu, these stylish bar and restaurants boast a delicious menu of eats from breakfast through dinner. Keeping things wholly affordable you can grab everything from soup to steak to spaghetti bolognaise.

Number 25

64 user reviews 4

Happy Birthday Offer - Double your Bar Tab and 4 other offers

This City staple is a perfect place for cheap eating in London, and an excellent after-work restaurant to boot. Featuring a large range of quality wines with over 20 available by the glass to pair with your meal, it's a taste of luxury at a fraction of the price. 

Balls Brothers Shoe Lane

84 user reviews 4

£5.50 Cocktail Club

Don't fancy paying through the nose for dinner, but interested in a stand-up meal that will still settle those hunger pangs? Head to Balls Brothers, a cheap London restaurant with classic British plates setting you back no more than £15 a pop and affordable drinks to accompany.

Cheap and cheerful Pasta Remoli is a great affordable restaurant serving up hungry north and west Londoner. Head to either venue to find a delicious menu of homemade pasta that can be customised however you like, right down to the cheese on top.

This quirky pizza joint is a sought-after favourite across London. With stonground flour and wild yeast adding extra flavour to the sourdough base, you're getting the high-quality taste without breaking the bank. 

Ruby Blue Bar

216 user reviews 4

Free Entry VIP Guestlist

No, seriously. It really is possible to enjoy an eating out experience on Leicester Square without spending the big bucks. Meet Ruby Blue, a thriving cheap restaurant and cocktail bar dedicated to bringing you comfort dishes and moreish finger food at cut-down rates.