Where to find a cheap place to eat lunch in Soho. Our pick of the best value cafes, snack bars,takeaways, street food and budget restaurants.
The UK’s first hummus bar, serving hummus as a base with a chicken, beef or vegetarian topping. Served with warm pita bread. Portions might look small but they’re filling. Prices increase at the weekend. Eat in or takeaway.
Address: 88 Wardour Street, W1F 0TJ
Papaya is a small takeaway serving large portions of Thai food (red/green curry, Pad Thai, Massaman curry etc.). There are a few seats near the window or you can dash round the corner and eat your food in Soho Square.
Address: 14 St Anne’s Court, W1F 0BD
This tiny, intimate restaurant just off Brewer St serves delicious Beirut street food and a variety of hot dishes. Share a few of the mezze dishes to keep the cost down. Eat in or takeaway.
Address: 1 Green’s Court, W1F 0HA
Falafel wraps are the deal here and you fill them up with your own choice of salad. The salad box is also good value. If it’s all a bit too healthy, try the fat Belgian-style chips. Eat in or takeaway.
Address: 43 Old Compton St, W1V 5PN
Vital Ingredient is a popular salad bar. Choose from their ready-made house salads or create your own. They also serve ramen noodle soups, bargain-priced soups and stews.
Address: 36 Berwick St, W1F 8RR
See London Street Food for Berwick St Market and Street Food Union
A – Hummus Bros
B – Papaya
C – Yalla Yalla
D – Maoz
E – Vital Ingredient
Last updated: 21 April 2015