A cool music space, YES is a great place to spend your lunch hour. The Charles Street spot hosts a lineup of pop-up kitchens, including pizza from Pepperoni Playboy, which comes in at under £4 for a slice. While Döner Summer has you covered for all your vegan kebab needs.
Cheap Lunches In Manchester
Ah, the lunchtime rush in the city; eating out always poses an eternal struggle between quality, quantity and cost. But, why should you have to settle for a mediocre supermarket meal deal when there are some top spots delivering unbelievable quality on a budget? Now, you'll never worry about your dreaded midday munching again, as we've rounded up some of Manchester's best cheap lunches.
Offering a menu of delicious and affordable eats, Mowgli is one of our top picks for a cheap lunch in Manchester city centre. The Indian restaurant can sort you out with a hearty tiffin box come midday, which includes the chef's choice of meat, veg, rice and breads.
The best cheap lunch in Manchester? Blue Kitchen has got to be up there with its main and a soft drink midweek deal for £10. There's tonnes to choose from too, including smoked baby back ribs, vegan tacos and a hot chicken Buffalo sandwich.
Topping the list of the best affordable restaurants in Manchester for lunch, Foundry Project is cutting costs across their £7 menu. There's a curated choice for everyone, with the most popular salads, burgers and pizzas all part of the deal.
Enjoy 50% off sharing boards when you purchase a bottle of vino at Provence, the luxe wine bar that's here for all your affordable lunch needs. Be quick though, as this offer is only available until the 7th February.
With six pieces of sushi, katsu curry and ramen all coming in at under a tenner, YO! at the Trafford Centre or Arndale is an affordable place to stop for lunch after a spot of shopping. Better yet, they've got a whole vegan menu to keep everyone round the table happy.
After a cheap set lunch menu in Manchester city centre? Bab NQ has choices of fancy kebab coming in at just £10 with a drink from 12 'til 3pm on weekdays. Think chicken Aleppo, lamb Adana, chip shop halloumi or vegan grilled tenderstem.
Whether you build your own sharing board from the range of tasty small plates or tuck into a hearty classic main, the pub grub at Yates Manchester won't cost a pretty penny. Topping it off? For just £1 extra you can upgrade to an alcoholic drink on their meal deals.
The Lawn Club has a crackin' lunch offer available, delving out any main with a soft drink for £12 between Monday and Thursday. Or, you can upgrade to a pint for an extra £3 to make your midday meal a boozy one.
Hankering for Mexican? You can get your hands on three fully loaded soft shell tacos from just £6 at Tariff Street hangout El Capo. Plus, if you pop in for lunch on a Monday, there's 50% off burritos and tortas, bringing a whole load of flavour to your low-priced meal.
Saving you some serious pennies, Yard & Coop is bringing cheap eats to town from Sunday through Thursday. Head over for a crackin' midday menu that sees you tuck into £10 lunch deals in Manchester city centre - think lip-smacking treats, such as mac 'n' cheese and drums with wings.
THE BUTCHER is award-winning Amsterdam, Berlin and Ibiza brand that's delving out bargain lunches at its Urban Playground location in Manchester Arndale. Choose everything from classic cheese-topped patties to truffle-glazed beef, 'Silence of the Lamb' and 'Codfather' burgers.
One of the best places to eat a cheap lunch in Manchester, Volta is delving out three delicious small plates for £15 on weekdays. While a little more pricey than some of our picks, it's well worth the visit, thanks to succulent queenie scallops, aromatic Berbere spiced black lentils and sticky halloumi.
While they already offer up cheap food and drink, Crazy Pedro's is taking prices even lower with their weekday restaurant deals in Manchester come lunch. Grab two slices of their mad inventions, alongside a soft drink, for only £6. Just an extra quid will get you a pint instead.
You can eat for well under a tenner at Indian kitchen Bundobust. Located in the Northern Quarter, the restaurant is a veggie haven of spicy cooking fronting two dishes for £9 come weekday lunch. We recommend the masala dosa, a warming combination of soup and mini pancakes, or the classic pav bhaji served with a veg-packed curry.