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.
- British Museum (WC1)
- Tower of London (EC3)
- Westminster Abbey, Big Ben & the Houses of Parliament
- St Paul’s Cathedral (EC4)
- South Kensington: Natural History Museum, Science Museum & the V&A (SW7)
- London Eye (SE1)
- London Bridge (SE1)
- Covent Garden (WC2)
- Leicester Square (W1)
- Soho (W1)
- Oxford Circus – Oxford St (W1)
- Victoria & Pimlico (SW1)
Want something cheaper? See our guide to meal deals at London supermarkets.