Where to find a cheap place to eat lunch around Leicester Square. Our recommendations for good value takeaways, cafes and restaurants near the National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery and Trafalgar Square.
Malaysian and Singapore restaurant in Chinatown serving traditional favourites. Tables are packed close together but service is quick. Roti Canai with chicken curry or Nasi Lemak are £7.90. Eat in only.
Address: 5 Macclesfield St, W1D 6AY
They sell soups and salads, but this is the place to eat delicious Koshari, the Egyptian dish of rice, lentils, pasta, chick peas topped with caramelised onions and a spicy tomato sauce. Eat in or takeaway.
Address: 56 St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4EA
Next door to Koshari is a little Italian place selling pizza by the slice as well as pasta and Piadina, grilled flatbread wraps. Eat in or takeaway.
Address: 57 St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4EA
This chain is big on healthy soup, stews, salads and wraps. Create your own salad or indecisive types can pick up a ready prepared salads. Nutritional and calorific content are displayed. Eat in or takeaway.
Address: 100 St Martins Lane, London WC2N 4AZ
The rapidly expanding Abokado chain of food bars offer fresh Asian-inspired wraps, sushi, soup. Their hot food dishes (Thai chicken curry, terriyaki chicken, veggie dumpling noodles etc) are freshly made and affordable.
Address: 95 St Martin’s Lane, London WC2N 4AS