Some tacos lined up on a table

On a budget? 5 of the best cheap eats East London

Whether you’re on a budget or just don’t fancy having another supermarket meal deal for your lunch, we’ve rounded up the best cheap eats East London near International Quarter London. Suitable for quick bites, takeaway or on the go snacking, there are a range of tasty options in the local area to choose from that won’t break the bank.

Street Dots at IQL
International Quarter London have recently introduced Street Dots – an ever-changing line-up of street food vendors in Endeavour Square.
Every Tuesday and Wednesday you can enjoy something new for lunch. From Lebanese to Mexican, there will be new flavours and dishes arriving each week from independent London vendors.
Endeavour Square, 5 Westfield Avenue, E20 1HZ

The Pie Crust Café
It doesn’t look like much from the outside but trust us on this one.
With a great atmosphere, top notch service and even better food, you won’t be disappointed. If you love Thai food, then make sure this is on your list to visit.
You can look forward to a good feeding here for under a tenner, which makes this one of the best cheap eats in East London in our eyes.
273 High Street, Stratford, E15 2TF

Fish House
Is there anything better than classic British fish and chips? Enjoy all your favourite (including mushy peas) for under a tenner when you takeaway at Fish House, or feed your little ones for just £5.
If you fancy something a little different, sit in their restaurant and enjoy a full menu of starters, mains and sides. We love the fish tacos and classic fish finger sandwich!
128 Lauriston Road, E9 7LH

Ginger and Mint
For the health conscious among us, Ginger and Mint is the spot for you.
From smoothies and freshly squeezed juices, to porridge and sandwiches, it’s a great place to grab a bite to eat on the go.
Their meal deals are all under £10, including sandwiches, salad boxes and hot options along with one of their fresh juices.
Gym goer? Swing by after your workout and try one of their six whey-hemp protein shakes.
13-14 Victory Parade, East Village, London E20 1FS

Randy’s Wing Bar

We love Randy’s Wing Bar for a post-work treat with friends. Their loaded fries and tasty wings are cheap but tasty and come in a variety of flavours (so if you don’t like spice, you’re safe here!)

Their weekend platter for two is a bargain, with two servings of wings, two burgers, two portions of loaded fries, slaw, pickles and two drinks for only £40. Just don’t forget to book your table to get it!
You can even bring the kids, with a chicken strippers and fries for just £7. Bargain!
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 28 East Bay Lane, Here East, London E15 2GW