Our top picks for cheap places to eat lunch in and around Borough Market.
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Near Hay’s Galleria, Absolutely Starving serve a bit of everything — soup, sandwiches, savouries and other hot dishes. Don’t be put off by the queues. It’s worth the wait.
Address: 51 Tooley St, SE1 2HD
Maria’s Market Cafe – Borough Market
Tucked away inside Borough market Maria’s cafe is one of the best places in London to eat traditional bubble and squeak. Try the full English breakfast or a cheese, bubble and squeak and bacon bap. Open Wednesday–Saturday.
Address: Middle Market, Borough Market, SE1
Kappacasein Stall – Borough Market
Delicious toasted cheese sandwiches made with Montgomery Cheddar, Pôilane sourdough bread and onions, leek and garlic. The Raclette (melted cheese, potatoes and pickles) is worth a try. Open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Address: Green Market, Borough Market, SE1
My Tea Shop
This tiny converted railway arch is home to a little gem of a greasy spoon cafe. They serve good value all-day breakfasts, sandwiches and snacks. Bacon rolls are £1.50 and their full English breakfast is £5.50. Open Monday-Sunday
Address: 23 Duke St Hill, SE1 2SW
Established in 1902, this is the oldest shop in London serving traditional London minced beef pie and mash. It’s not gourmet food, but it’s cheap and the interior alone is worth a trip.
Address: 87 Tower Bridge Rd, SE1 4TW