For a cheap lunch in central London, there’s really no need to eat at a fast food chain. In fact, there are so many decent alternatives it’s hard to choose.
We’ve selected, by area, some of the best cafes, sandwich shops, takeaways, restaurants and street food stalls. You can find good food for around £4–£7.
- Covent Garden (WC2)
- Leicester Square (W1)
- Soho (W1)
- Oxford Circus – Oxford St (W1)
- British Museum (WC1)
- London Eye (SE1)
- London Bridge (SE1)
- St Paul’s Cathedral (EC4)
- Natural History Museum, Science Museum & the V&A (SW7)
- Tower of London (EC3)
- Victoria & Pimlico (SW1)
- Paddington & Bayswater (W2)
Want something cheaper? See our guide to meal deals at London supermarkets.