Best For Lunch In London

Whether it's taking a break from your desk or idling hours of the afternoon in a cosy pub, lunch should always be an occasion. And fortunately, London has some of the world's best places to eat, meaning that no matter what you want from your midday, this city most probably has it. Check out our list of places to grab lunch in London to make sure you have one heck of a day.

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Last updated on 5th July 2024

Parcel Yard

Brimming with lunch goodies in the form of beefy burgers, sandwiches, salads and a hefty selection of mains, The Parcel Yard is a lunchers delight. Great accessible setting, perfect pit stop in between trains and a grand old range of Fuller's cask ales - this pub brings some delish pub grub to King's Cross at some more than reasonable prices. 

Megan's - Various Sites

Whether you're heading to Dulwich, Parsons Green or Balham, Megan's offers you the perfect place for a spot of lunch. Head along the pretty venues to delve into a menu of lip-smacking Mediterranean eats, not to mention bubbles and cocktails aplenty.

GBK South Kensington

GBK South Kensington is a patty powerhouse serving fresh and juicy burgers that'll make your tastebuds dance with joy. The menu is packed with exciting options like the Taxidriver, which features homemade onion rings, cajun relish and dill pickle as well as the Rocket Man, made with hot habanero jam and paprika onions.

Best Iberica Restaurants in London

Whether you've found yourself in Victoria, Farringdon or other locations across London, Iberica restaurants have your back when it comes to lunchtime hunger pangs. Think tasty tapas washed down with wine or sangria, all in the most beautiful surrounds.

Smith's Bar & Grill

For an affordable lunch in London, check out Smith's Bar & Grill's weekday set menu. Available Monday through Friday from 12pm to 5pm, the venue offers two courses for £20 and three for £25. Expect pulled pork tacos, steak, seafood risotto and much more.

Balls Brothers Austin Friars

Looking for a fresh and stylish place to drop in to for lunch time in the city? Balls Brothers Austin Friars offers all that and more, serving up seasonal dishes cooked from scratch just along from Liverpool Street. Menus change daily and food comes prepared in a theatrical open plan kitchen, and there's a superb array of cocktails, wines and beers if you were looking to make it a boozy one.

Humble Grape - Wine Bars in London

Humble Grape has a variety of tasty dishes to enjoy for lunch in London, from small plates to cheese and charcuterie, to whole meals – all to be feasted on with their 30 different glasses and 400+ bottles of wine.

Pasta Remoli: Restaurants In London

Pasta Remoli bringing a DIY feel to Italian dining in London as the charming spot lets you style your pasta exactly the way you want. Choose your dish, sauce and toppings and enjoy the stripped back interior and more than welcoming atmosphere.

Karma Sanctum Soho

Whether you're looking for a quick lunch spot or an afternoon tea, Karma Sanctum Soho is a prime restaurant for a Japanese-style meal or mini slides paired with chips. Their express lunch includes two mains and a soft drink for just £15.50.

Jalisco Loughborough Junction

Whether you head to Brixton or the Loughborough Junction venue, Jalisco is a lunching destination that's sure to not break the bank. Extra large burritos overflowing with black beans, guacamole, pico de gallo and your choice of protein are only a tenner, with tacos, enchiladas and more around the same price. Make it a boozy one with margs for under £9 too.