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Top 5 Places to Enjoy Cheap Eats in London

Posted by Lana Marshall on 09/09/2015
Cheap Eats in London

“If you are wandering around London and seeking out some of the best affordable places to try cheap eats, here are a few places you need to check out.”

Seriously, there is no other heartfelt love on this planet than cheap lip-smacking good food. And you shouldn’t need a silver fork to delight. Believe me, after tying these 5 wonderful places in London, you will surely agree that eating good food in London doesn’t have to break the bank.


Scroll down and check these places out to eat on a budget.

1. Silk Road

If your taste buds are wanting Chinese food; Silk Road Chinese restaurant in Camberwell is an ideal choice to enjoy dumplings, noodles, stews, Pork Celery Dumplings, Home Style Cabbage, Middle Plate Chicken and Xinjiang Lamb Shish. Silk Road makes some of the finest Chinese food. It’s on the top of our list to try cheap eats in London.

Silk Road restaurant in Camberwell

Address: 49 Camberwell Church St, London SE5 8TR 

Price: Meal for two with drinks and service around £30

2. Baozi Inn

For the folks who are deeply in love with the Street Food Dishes of Chilli-hot Sichuan, this Chinatown café is a must. Dishes cooked over here are all hot chilli based which is a speciality. The outcome is tongue-numbing. Don’t forget to order the spicy noodles cooked up in beef. Other sizzling foodie pleasures include – spicy dan dan noodles and hot cucumber salad.

Baozi Inn Chinatown Cafe

Address: 25 Newport Court, London WC2H 7JS 

Price: Main courses £4.50-£7.50

3. Borough Market

Borough Market is one of the best food markets in London which is jam-packed with take away options. It’s also the oldest market of London which dates back to the 13th century. Nearby is London Bridge, so it can be busy during peak times. Some of the wonderful cuisines you can take pleasure in here include- rare-breed meats, fish, fruits, and cakes, along with different types of teas, oils and preserves. 

Borough Food Market

Address: 8 Southwark Street, London  SE1 1TL

Opening Timing: Full Market: Wed, Thur 10am-5pm; Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 8am-5pm, Open for lunch: Mon, Tue 10am-5pm

4. Wagamama

Wagamama has many locations across London. The wonderful food court offers a broad spectrum of noodle based dishes for noodle lovers including- Yasai Itame and Chilli chicken ramen which you can have for just £5 and £10. This place is highly popular among Londoners so don’t get surprised if you have to stand in a queue. The queue shortens very quickly.

Wagamamma Food Court

Address: Various Locations

Price: £5 – £10

5. Brasil By Kilo

For creative diners, Brasil By Kilo, settled on Oxford Street, offers a wonderful platform to eat on with style. You can either eat their outstanding goodies on the premise or take it home. Each 100kg is just 99p. 

Brasil By Kilo on Oxford Street

Address: 17 Oxford St, W1C 2JS

Price: varies per order

Author Bio: Lana Marshall has been a senior writer at for over seven years and has extensive knowledge of  London apart hotel and the rental studio property market.