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 […]

Chicken Tikka Sandwich | Pakka Indian | £5.95

Guest post by @halalcitylife If you like hearty, filling, value for money Indian Street food then look no further than Pakka Indian.  There was one item on the menu that defiantly stuck out for me and that was the chicken tikka sandwich for £5.95. I was expecting a small little grab and go bite, but […]

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 […]

Halal Cheap eats Damascene Bakery Various Manousheh

Various Manousheh | Damascene Bakery | Up to £10

Another Shepherd’s Bush gem, Damascene Bakery can be found just down the road from Z&Z Bakery! They serve up Lebanese goodies such as manousheh and fatayers, which you can watch the kitchen staff making the dough fresh, before rolling out, adding on the toppings, and putting them straight into the humongous oven. The food here […]

Chicken Tikka Plate Shola Kitchen Halal Cheap Eats

Chicken Tikka Plate | Shola Kitchen | £6.50

It’s natural that we’ll always find our mum’s food to be the best and that theres nothing better than going home for a good meal. Sadly, some of our mums live a little too far away to do that often, plus cooking might not be your cup of tea (it’s definitely not mine!). Thankfully, thats […]

Introducing Halal Cheap Eats

Running a halal food website is not the cheapest job as one can imagine. The whole “all your meals must be free” is a myth and I can confirm that almost 95% of my meals are paid for, it adds an impartialness to my reviews I guess. With that said, I’ve been on a hunt […]


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 […]