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Jan 4, 2012 03:27 PM

Cheap places to eat in London.

Hello everyone and thanks for taking the time to read and post in this thread.

I am looking for an advice about where to eat en downtown London, I am looking for cheap accessible places.
Local places with local food, hole in the wall restaurants, markets, etc.

I am wide open to suggestions.

Thanks Again!!!

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      1. re: JFores

        Maybe Zone 1-2 approximately! Usually only North Americans say downtown. The poster has advertised for the same in Paris, Amsterdam, and Madrid.

        1. re: cathodetube

          Sorry is my first time in london... yes area 1 and 2. Thanks!!! :)

          1. re: josephml1

            Check out the extensive Brixton Village and Brixton Market threads as it's extremely close to central London proper by tube (and the food is definitely worth the "trip.") Not exactly a stereotypically British market or even a normal market with groceriesm, but Brick Lane's is definitely worth the trip on a Sunday. There's decent food in and near the market plus a very good Bangladeshi restaurant called Gram Bangla down the road. A bit further from there, but generally more appealing to non-Bangladeshis is Needoo (or Tayyabs) for Pakistani. I prefer Needoo by quite a lot.

            1. re: JFores

              I will add it to my list thanks for sharing!!!

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        1. Soho is a good place to hit up, its very central and there's loads of options from bakeries, to cafes to some of the best restaurants in London that do good prix fixe deals. You should find previous threads on cheap places to eat in Soho. I'd suggest sticking around Frith St, Old Compton St, Wardour St and Berwick St. Good luck!

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          1. re: cookiebitch

            Very useful Info, i am taking notes. Thanks!!!

          2. What about a good public market?

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            1. re: josephml1

              Borough is the largest most amazing market in London.

              Cheap food -- try the beef brisket curry at Cafe TPT in Chinatown -- its like 5.50 and amazing. I will recommend their curry until the day I die.

              1. re: brokentelephone

                I am taking notes, definitive I will go there...Thanks!!!