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Life In London

9 of the best student eats in London

By bzgeorge 08 Oct 2019

Everyone loves eating out, right?


Whether it's a hungover brunch or superfood dinner, it's nice to treat yourself to a restaurant-cooked meal sometimes.

However, this can be a little tricky on a student budget. Lucky for you, London has a culturally diverse selection of student-friendly food. From Mexican to Korean and everything in between, you will definitely something perfect for you...

Brunch?

Brick House: Enjoy fresh bakery produce, cornbread muffins and a wide range of egg dishes here. Avocado toast is only £4 and fried eggs with your choice of trimmings only comes to £8. 

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Lunch?

Brother MarcusIf you fancy a Brooklyn style cafe, check out Brother Marcus. Most plates are around £8-9. You can get super salads with halloumi or even salmon if you are living on a larger student budget. 

Lunch? 

Daddy Donkey: If Mexican food is your thing, Daddy Donkey serves burritos, dinner-plate tortillas and you can add extra guacamole or jalapenos for extra spice. It is £6.50 for most dishes and £1 for extras. Bargain!

Dinner?

DaebakTry out Korean food one evening. Daebak serves kimchi, glass noodles and huge portions of bibimbap. Ramen bowls are £8.50 and bibimbap and fried udon are just £9.50. 

Dinner?

Del 74: Another Mexican one for you. Try out Taco Tuesday at this pop-up bar for great music, tacos and happy hour all night long. Margaritas are £5 (during happy hour) and tacos are only £2!

Junk food?

Bleecker StGrab a New York-style burger from a grab-n-go shop. Burgers are around £6.50 and you can throw in some fries to make it £10. 

Dinner?

GokyuzuWhen you are STARVING, get a massive portion of London's best Greek and Turkish food. They serve all things mezze, grills and stews to share. Mezze plates are around £4 (you'll need about 3 of these) and grills are £12.

Hungover food?

The Cheese Bar: The best hangover cure has to be unlimited amounts of cheese. They serve cheese toasties as well as cheesy sundaes with blue cheese, quince and honeycomb. Mouthwatering stuff! Grilled cheese is £6.50 and the Sundae is £5.50.

Dessert?

Wafflemeister: For those of you with a sweet tooth, you HAVE to try out these waffles on Oxford Street. They are all under £10.

Bon appetit!