Various Dishes | Normah’s Cafe | £10 and under

As the weather gets colder, a warm and hearty bowl of laksa is what you need. Or crunchy fried garlic chicken wings. And where can you go for good homely food without breaking the bank? Normah’s in Queensway is the place for you! You can find them tucked away inside Queensway Market (just next to […]

Murtabak | Gopal’s Corner | £7.00

Guest post by @halalcitylife Who doesn’t love a quick, cheap and filling South Indian lunch? Try out the £7 Murtabak at Gopal’s Corner which sells authentic Malaysian and Tamil food. Many of you will already know about the infamous cheap eat Roti King, well now welcome the sister branch, Gopal’s Corner, to the halal scene. […]

Lunch Set Menu | Siam Central | £8.75

Guest post by @halalcitylife Siam Central is a lovely little Thai restaurant on Goodge Street. For those who work in and around the area, it’s a great spot for lunch, even more so when the sun is out so you can dine alfresco and watch the people go by. The extensive menu means you will […]

Baked Eggs and Awarma | The Lebanese Bakery | £6.75

There clearly seems to be a trend for Lebanese pizzas on HGAT right now but The Lebanese Bakery stands out amongst the others for some of their unique offerings.  Imported over from Beirut, TLB has found a home tucked away behind Covent Garden and churns out manakish after manakish to their hungry customers. I decided […]


Roti Canai | Roti King | £5.00

Roti King is the OG of Halal Cheap Eats in London. It is a very unassuming place, a tiny basement just next to Euston Station, but you’ll spot them from a mile away with the queue of people waiting. The food is that good. You can opt get one of their super flaky, super buttery, […]


Various Pizzas | ICCO | Up to £10

Who likes pizza? Me! Cheese, carbs, and more cheese sounds like a combo made in heaven. Getting good pizza in London is not extortionate but can be more than £10 in most establishments. Luckily, ICCO specialise in thin crust, freshly made pizzas that are a bargain. They are clearly doing something right as they have […]

Thai Green curry and rice Fitous Halal cheap eats

Thai Green Curry and Rice | Fitous | £7.75

Having been to Thailand and eaten very good Thai food, it was next to impossible to find a Thai restaurant in London that is both halal and good. This is where Fitous comes in. The food is definitely at Thai spicy level – it is mindblowingly hot – and better than most of the other […]

Popcorn Chicken + Sweet Potato Fries £6 Good Friend Chicken

Popcorn Chicken + Sweet Potato Fries | Good Friend Chicken | £6

I first found Good Friend Chicken 3 years ago and have been a regular ever since (it even featured as one of my best halal fried chicken in London!). Sure, it isn’t good for the thunder thighs but the food at Good Friend Chicken is quick, tasty, and cheap! There is a huge variety of […]

Minced Lamb Koobideh Patogh Halal Cheap Eats

Minced Lamb Koobideh | Patogh | £7.00

London is full of hidden halal gems, all tucked away in the nooks and crannies of this lovely city. Patogh just happens to be one of them and you can find the tiny restaurant on a side street just off Edgware Road. Upon walking in, you are greeted with the aroma of freshly baked bread […]