Cheap Cafes in London

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If you're looking for a quick bite to eat with the low price tag to match, look no further than our handy guide to cheap cafes in London. We've selected some of the finest eateries around providing a range of breakfast and lunchtime options at affordable prices in these financially troubled times, so for some daytime inspiration, take your pick from our recommended list of cheap cafes in London.
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Rubens at The Palace Hotel, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0PS
(020) 7834 6600

Located inside the luxurious Rubens at the Palace Hotel, guests can choose from a great selection of modern English cuisine at The English Grill. Offering a combination of classic trolley service and a la carte dishes, guests can watch the chefs prepare English classics including succulent grills, roasts and delicious homemade pies in the open kitchen. The dining experience is accompanied by an extensive wine list including a fine selection from Bouchard Finlayson.

  • Dine like royalty in regal surroundings
  • Opulently designed with a rich royal theme
  • With polished silver, beautiful chandeliers
  • And tailcoat waiters offering traditional service
  • Using the finest English produce and suppliers

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Blue Mountain Cafe


Sample good coffee and affordable food alongside friendly faces and genial chit chat.

18 North Cross Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9EU
(020) 8299 6953

The Coffee Cup


The Coffee Cup in Hampstead is one of the oldest coffee lounges in London and serves a variety of reasonably priced lunch and breakfast options.

74 Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QX
(020) 7435 7565



Exciting bistro in Battersea with flavours from across Europe and a reasonable bill at the end.

169 Battersea High Street, Battersea, London, SW11 3JS
(020) 8488 4989

Parco Cafe


Parco Cafe has kept things simple, stylish and Italian with an eye on keeping the prices down during these difficult, economic times.

190 Fentiman Rd, Vauxhall, London, SW8 1QY
(020) 7091 0240

Sacred Cafe

Sacred - off Carnaby Street - is an intimate, cosy venue with a wide selection of food on offer, from bagels, organic scrambled eggs with feta through to fresh soups, salads and organic cakes.

Carnaby Street Precinct, 13 Ganton Street, London, W1F 9BL
(020) 7734 1415

The Star Cafe

The Star Cafe celebrated its 75th birthday in 2008 and looks set to provide generous portions at agreeable prices for another 75.

22 Great Chapel Street, Soho, London, W1F 8FR
(020) 7437 8778