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Cheap & cheerful restaurants in London
With Square Meal’s guide to the best cheap restaurants in London, you can enjoy a great meal without breaking the bank. Don’t get bargain basement bites confused with inferior quality: as far as this list is concerned, every restaurant featured has been selected because its low prices belie the excellent quality on offer. You don’t have to spend a fortune on eating out well in London restaurants, so take a look below and save yourself some money.
49 Frith Street, London W1D 4SG
The Sethi siblings behind Gymkhana and Trishna have continued their winning streak with this terrific new opening on the former site of Koya. Inspired... more »
25 Newport Court, London WC2H 7JS
‘Harsh’ service from ‘unpleasant staff’ can be a little off-putting, but Baozi Inn’s ‘blissful’ food and low prices means it’s always busy with punters... more »
25 Sandy's Row, London E1 7HW
Offering super-quick pizzas at prices lower than most City side dishes, this casual and lively canteen-style diner is consistently busy, despite its backstreet... more »
42-43 Dean Street, London W1D 4PZ
Born and raised in Shoreditch, Cay Tre’s package of authentic Vietnamese food and designer good looks has translated successfully to Soho. The menu bristles... more »
301 Old Street, London EC1V 9LA
Hoxtonites queue out of the door here for great-value food that fizzes with authentic Vietnamese flavours. This first incarnation of Cay Tre – with its... more »
15-21 Ganton Street, London W1F 9BN
Like a “Chinese Wagamama”, Alan Yau’s “super-friendly” noodle bar still attracts queues of Carnaby Street shoppers and funky Soho professionals at peak... more »
10 Russell Gardens, London W14 8EZ
Queues outside this local Persian are a reminder that it has established itself as one of the best places in town to eat minced ‘chelo’ kebabs with... more »
11 Dean Street, London W1D 3RP
The guys from Pizza Pilgrims have some nerve, setting up their first permanent joint directly opposite Pizza Express’s iconic jazz club. Clearly, they... more »
11 Kingly Street, London W1B 5PW
The second venue from Pizza Pilgrims Thom and James Elliott isn’t simply a clone of their original gaff on Dean Street, but ups the ante and extends their... more »
15 Exmouth Market, London EC1R 4QD
Anyone who’s come across Thom and James – the indomitable pizza duo who have commanded queues snaking down the road outside their Soho joints in Dean Street... more »
346-348 Garratt Lane, London SW18 4ES
Much of the charm has faded from this local Thai since a run-of-the-mill makeover – think brightish lighting and pale-wood interior – and the acquisition... more »
In these difficult economic times eating out can prove to be an expensive proposition, but with Square Meal’s brilliant guide to the best cheap and cheerful restaurants in London, you can enjoy a great meal without breaking the bank. Cheap and cheerful is in no way synonymous with an inferior quality as far as the restaurants feature din this list are concerned, Each and every one of them have been selected because of their excellent quality considering their prices. There are plenty to choose from too, it seems that London is packed with really good cheap and cheerful places to enjoy a fine meal.
Square Meal’s handpicked list of the best cheap and cheerful restaurants in London is a helpful guide for those who are looking for a great place to eat in the capital without spending too much money. From restaurants in the West End to restaurants in the City and restaurants in West London to restaurants in East London, there are some fantastic cheap and cheerful London restaurants demonstrating that you don’t have to spend a fortune on eating out in London.
Every one of the Cheap and Cheerful restaurants in London restaurants featured in Square Meal’s list of London’s best for Cheap and Cheerful restaurants have been tried and tested by food critics and our own customers so check out the reviews and book a table online with Square Meal today. As well as the restaurants on this page, we have listings for Cheap and Cheerful British restaurants in London, Cheap and Cheerful French restaurants in London and Cheap and Cheerful Italian restaurants in London as well as many other types of restaurants in Cheap and Cheerful restaurants in London. Each Square Meal listing features an independent review, as well as reviews from diners, together with unique special offers such as free drinks and discounts.