Cheap Restaurants in Central London

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In these difficult financial times, it's helpful to know of the cheap restaurants in central London who are willing to cut you a break. Take a look through our selection of cheap restaurants in central London and discover some top nosh within your budget.

Don't forget to check out our recommended list of happy hours at London bars too.
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89 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 3SU
(020) 7734 2572

Nellie Dean is an old fashioned pub located in Soho. The venue is a favourite of locals and office workers. As well as serving up quality drinks, Nellie Dean also offer award-winning Pieminster pies.

  • Nellie Dean is a traditional pub with modern comforts
  • Serving award-winning Pieminster pies and good times!
  • Pies are made using only 100% British beef
  • A wide-range of choice of pies available including...
  • ...vegetarian options and gluten-free pies

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BAO is a cheap restaurant in central London that specialises in bao's and offers a select choice of Taiwanese dishes.

53 Lexington Street, Soho, London, W1F 9AS

Benitos Hat


Freshly made tacos and burritos with top quality ingredients at low prices.

56 Goodge Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 4NB
(020) 7637 3732

Berber and Q

This cheap restaurant in central London offers affordable Middle Eastern cuisine and cocktails.

46 Exmouth Market, London, EC1R 4QE
(020) 7923 0829

Bi Bim Bap


Offering a main meal from £7.50, Bi Bim Bap is an ideal spot if you're looking for cheap restaurants in central London.

11 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4DJ
(020) 7287 3434

Brasserie Zedel


Brasserie Zedel offers an incredible 2 courses for under a tenner, or 3 courses for £12.75!

20 Sherwood Street, Soho, London, W1F 7ED
(020) 7734 4888


Butifarra is a fast casual restaurant in Soho that offers traditional Peruvian ceviche for under £10.

24 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 6DQ



Bringing a touch of Latin spirit to London, Chilango serves Mexican fast food in their open kitchen with lunch costing around £8.00.

142 Fleet Street, The City, London, EC4A 2BP
(020) 7353 6761

Franco Manca

Head to this cheap restaurant in Central London for your pizza fix for less than £10!

39 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7LJ
(020) 7240 8309

Gymkhana Mayfair

London's Gymkhana Mayfair has made it onto our cheap restaurants in central London list for their amazing set lunch & early dinner menu. Priced at £25 for two courses or £30 for three courses.

42 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4JH
(020) 3011 5900

Herman ze German


This cheap restaurant offers a traditional bratwurst for under a fiver!

19 Villiers Street, Charing Cross, London, WC2N 6NE

Hummus Bros


Nutritious and inexpensive dishes around £4 in Soho from the innovative Hummus Bros. They give you the hummus - you work out the topping.

88 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0TJ
(020) 7734 1311

Indian YMCA


An unelaborate setting, and price, for exemplary Indian meals in Central London.

41 Fitzroy Square, Bloomsbury, London, W1D 6AQ
(020) 7387 0411
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Lupita Central

Lupita Central


13-15 Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6ND
(020) 7930 5355

Lupita is a great option for a cheap lunch. Choose tacos from £6.95, chicken tinga for £6.95, or speciality dish gobernador for £9.95.



Beautiful Burmese food at very reasonable prices on Edgware Road.

444 Edgware Road, London, W2 1EG
(020) 7258 3696



MEATmarket offers a range of American dishes specialising in their popular hot dogs and burgers.

Jubilee Market Hall, 1st Floor, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8BE
(020) 7224 4239



Mildreds serve a range of vegetarian favourites on their menu and vegan food is a speciality.

45 Lexington Street, Soho, London, W1F 9AN
(020) 7494 1634

Rasa Sayang


Rasa Sayang is an informal and fairly priced, cafe-style Malaysian restaurant in the hub of Chinatown.

5 Macclesfield Street, Chinatown, London, W1D 6AY
(020) 7734 1382

Tokyo Diner


Offering Japanese food, prices start from £6.50 at Tokyo Diner making this a great option for a cheap restaurant in Central London.

2 Newport Place, Chinatown, London, WC2H 7JP
(020) 7287 8777


Healthy eating is made fun at Tossed with such value options as 'Tuna n' Corn' and 'Winter Vegetables' priced just under £4.

100 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4AZ
(020) 7240 3599



Vapiano has no hidden cost or service charge and you can watch your Italian dish being cooked right in front of you.

19-21 Great Portland Street, Marylebone, London, W1W 8QB
(020) 7268 0080