Cheap Eats: Affordable Restaurants In London

Most commonly dubbed as an expensive city, it takes an insider to show you the best value places to eat. But let's be clear about one thing - cheap doesn't mean bad. Some of the best restaurants are budget-friendly, with street food vibes, international cuisine and much more. Check out our top picks of the best affordable restaurants in London right here.  

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Last updated on 20th February 2024

Pasta Remoli: Restaurants In London

Cheap and cheerful Pasta Remoli is a great affordable restaurant serving hungry North and West Londoners. 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.

YO! Sushi Restaurants in London

YO! Sushi restaurants are already affordable on a normal day, but when they throw in set menu offers? It's an absolute steal. For £16.95, you can nab a donburi rice or poke bowl main alongside a drink and side as part of TokYO! Nights.

Megan's - Various Sites

On the hunt for banging bites that won't break the bank? Megan's located across the capital truly rustle up a seriously enticing selection of eats, from moreish brunch classics and sharing plates through to salad bowls and posh kebabs. On top of that, the cocktails are pretty epic too, making for some of the best mid-range restaurants in London.

Pizza Pilgrims - Restaurants In London

London is lucky enough to have been graced with multiple Pizza Pilgrims sites – meaning award-winning Neapolitan slices for all. Their diverse menu features classic and quirky toppings, from mushroom and truffle to double pepperoni with hot honey and an 8-cheese spectacular, ranging from around £10 to £15 with halal and vegan options available. Dips are also on hand to ensure there's not a dry bite in the house, as well as aperitivo cocktails and an irresistible Nutella pizza ring. Some sites even have outdoor seating and are dog friendly. 

Ping Pong London

A dim sum restaurant with sites strewn about the city, take your palate across Asian flavours in Southbank, Covent Garden and more as Ping Pong serve up steaming morsels, alongside an impressive all you can eat dim sum banquet at all sites from as little as £25 per person.

Comptoir Libanais - Various Sites

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. 

BAO Borough

Bao in Borough is bringing you authentic Taiwanese cuisine in Central London, specialising of course in everyone's favourite fluffy buns. They've got all kinds of fillings from beef short rib to curry cheese and even milk tea ice cream, with Asian-inspired cocktails and beer to wash it all down.