Europe England London London Guide Things To Do Essentials Restaurants Nightlife Where to Stay Neighborhoods Itineraries Events Getaways All London Where to Eat in London on a Budget Restaurants, Cafes, Bistros, and More By Laura Porter Laura Porter Facebook Twitter Laura Porter is an experienced UK travel writer specializing in all things to do with London. TripSavvy's editorial guidelines Updated on 06/26/19 Share Pin Email Anouk de Maar/Getty Images You don't need to spend a fortune to dine out well in central London. You just need to know where to go. All of the places below offer meals for reasonable prices. They are tried and tested by Londoners and visitors alike. 01 of 06 Brasserie Zedel, Piccadilly Circus View Map Address 20 Sherwood Street, London W1F 7ED, UK Get directions Phone +44 20 7734 4888 Web Visit website This grand Parisian-style brasserie by Piccadilly Circus is the place to head for a buzzy atmosphere and budget dishes. The fixed-priced two-course menu is a steal at £9.75 and there are daily specials and affordable French bistro dishes aplenty. 02 of 06 ICCO, Goodge Street View Map Address 46 Goodge Street, London W1T 4LU, UK Get directions Phone +44 20 7580 9688 Web Visit website Known locally as ICCO, the Italian Coffee Company on Goodge Street serves large, cheap pizzas. This family-run joint is open early until late seven days a week and sells inexpensive whole pizzas. The coffee's pretty good too. 03 of 06 Kulu Kulu, Soho View Map Address 76 Brewer Street, London W1F 9TX, UK Get directions Phone +44 20 7734 7316 Web Visit website Kulu Kulu is a kiaten sushi Japanese restaurant in Soho, near Piccadilly Circus. It was one of the first restaurants to serve sushi on a conveyor belt in London. The decor is nothing to write home about but you go for the food, which is cheap and delicious. It's easy to keep track of what you're spending as the dishes are served on color-coded plates. There’s a 45-minute maximum stay length but that's enough time to enjoy your food. Kulu Kulu is great for sushi novices and for eat-in or take-out options. 04 of 06 Wagamama, Various Locations View Map Address 17 Bedford Street, London WC2E 9HP, UK Get directions Phone +44 20 3876 3727 Web Visit website The Wagamama restaurants are modeled on Japan's popular ramen bars and there are 15 branches in London alone. They all have long bench seats and the food is served quickly, so it's a popular option for a pre- or post-theater meal or for families. Continue to 5 of 6 below. 05 of 06 Leon, Various Locations View Map Address 62 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6LT, UK Get directions Phone +44 20 7287 8477 Web Visit website Leon is a 'fast-food' café that serves organic and fair-trade produce. It has a reputation for healthy, fresh, seasonal dishes and is popular for lunch take-outs. It's a great option if you have specific dietary requirements. Popular dishes include the Super salads, meatballs, and wraps. 06 of 06 Indian YMCA View Map Address 41 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6AQ, UK Get directions Phone +44 20 7387 0411 Web Visit website You'll struggle to find a cheaper curry house than this community-led restaurant at the Indian YMCA hostel on Fitzroy Square. Enjoy the restaurant either as a guest staying there or as a member of the public. Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit The Best Restaurants in Paris The Best Places for Brunch in NYC The 10 Best Restaurants in Cornwall, England The Perfect Two-Day Itinerary for 48 Hours in Chiang Mai The Top Restaurants to Try in Miami The Top 25 Things to Do in Japan London's Best Indian Restaurants The Definitive List of Montreal's Most Romantic Restaurants The Complete LGBTQ Travel Guide to Manchester These Are the Absolute Best Restaurants in Osaka, Japan Budget London for Senior Travelers London's Best Brunch Locations Best 14 Restaurants in Hiroshima The 12 Best Restaurants in Birmingham, Alabama 15 London Restaurants You Need to Eat At The 10 Best Places to Eat in Adams Morgan, Washington D.C.