If you’re on the hunt for a new favourite lunch spot or are simply looking to try something new without breaking the bank – we’ve got you covered.

We have listed our favourite affordable places to eat (all less than a monthly Netflix Premium subscription) that are right on the doorstep of the Northumbria University London Campus below:

Marugame Udon

Marugame Udon is a stone’s throw away from the London campus, offering udon noodle meal deals from just £9.95 and tasty tempura for under £3! If you’re extra hungry, you can upgrade your udon noodles to a medium or large for an extra £1.50 or £2.50.

  • Address: 114 Middlesex St, London E1 7JH
  • Average lunch price: £10-£13
  • Walk from campus: 1 minute
  • Socials: instagram.com/marugameuk/



Beigel Bake

Beigel Bake is the perfect place to visit for lunch with reasonable prices for traditional and tasty filled beigels. If you’re feeling something sweet after, they also do desserts and pastries including doughnuts, brownies, cookies, croissants, and more all for less than £3.

  • Address: 159 Brick Lane, London E1 6SB
  • Average lunch price: £5-£7
  • Walk from campus: 17 minutes (not too far and you can get your daily steps in)
  • Socials: instagram.com/beigel_bake/



Three Uncles

Three Uncles offers traditional Cantonese roast meats including roasted duck, crispy pork belly or BBQ pork, and Hainan chicken that are all served with pak choi and steamed jasmine rice. If you fancy some roasted meat with something else, there are also options of Lo Mein noodles and freshly steamed dim sum.

  • Address: 12 Devonshire Row, London EC2M 4RH
  • Average lunch price: £10-£12
  • Walk from campus: 5 minutes
  • Socials: instagram.com/three.uncles/



Petticoat Lane Market

Petticoat Lane is a vibrant pop-up market that is only a short walk from the London campus, where you can find a wide variety of street food options at great prices.




Wasabi offers a fast, flavoursome, and affordable eating experience with their tasty sushi platters, hot bento boxes, soups, and salad bowls. They also offer various vegetarian and vegan options.

  • Address: 172 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4NQ
  • Average lunch price: £8-£10
  • Walk from campus: 3 minutes
  • Socials: instagram.com/wasabi_uk/

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