Leicester Lunches for a Fiver

Whether you’re a student in search of a tasty lunchtime treat or work in the city and you’re sick of those boring sandwiches that you keep bringing to the office in shame. We have put together a list of budget-friendly spots to grab a bite to eat on your break.

Just Falafel

Don’t sleep on this hidden treasure. Located in the Market Just Falafel is serving up delicious, freshly prepared falafel wraps for only £4. These are promised to fuel you for the rest of the day. You’ll thank me later.

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Latin Kitchen

Another fantastic gem located in the market, Latin Kitchen is serving up fresh delicious South American dishes for under a fiver! You will find fajitas filled with fresh ingredients to eat on the go for just £4. This will 100% make your week.

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Oh My Pizza

A recent addition to Church Gate, Oh My Pizza is a family-run Italian takeaway, owned by brother-sister duo, Flavio and Viviana. Every lunchtime they are serving up fresh authentic stuffed focaccia with a drink for £5.99. If you do the girl math and round down, then it’s technically £5.

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If you’re feeling extra carnivorous this lunchtime, why not try Cookguy’s crispy chicken leg coming in at just over £4! That’s a billy bargain if you ask me.

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Desi Street Food

You can never go wrong with a toastie, carbs and cheese, what more is there to love?
Well, Desi Street Food have added chilli to theirs taking their toastie to another level. Make your midweek lunchtime 100x better for just £4.95!

If you don’t fancy a toastie, a lot of their menu comes in at just over £5 so you can be assured your lunch will be delicious and budget friendly.

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Mrs Bridges

The chilly months are here so it’s time to get cosy. What screams autumn more than soup! Get homemade soup and fresh bread for £5.75 at Mrs Bridges Tearoom. Remember the girl math from earlier, just round down.

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Bar Sandwich

A go to in our office is Bar Sandwich at the top of high street. They have so many affordable options on their menu including fresh handmade soup for £2.90 (only £4 if you’d like a crusty roll with it!). Maybe you fancy a Jacket spud with beans and cheese for £4.45 (big fat yes please). If that wont keep you fuelled for the afternoon, I don’t know what will.

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We hope this helps making that all important lunch decision a little easier.

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