We’ve put together a round-up of our best value, weekly set lunch menus across the capital – whether it’s a quick working lunch with colleagues or a long leisurely catch-up with friends and family, our affordable suggestions will hit the spot without breaking the bank.
Cinnamon Bazaar’s Bottomless ‘Chaat Your Heart Out’
£15pp for unlimited servings of Chaat plus a Mango Lassi for 60 minutes, Monday to Friday 12pm – 3pm
Head to London’s bustling Covent Garden and visit Vivek Singh’s colourful Cinnamon Bazaar for the ultimate lunch time treat with its ‘Chaat Your Heart Out’ offering. Experience the vibrant food scene of India with unlimited helpings of the popular savoury street food Chaat from the restaurant’s iconic Chaat cart. Sip on a refreshing glass of Mango Lassi as you help yourself to an innovative variety of different flavoured Chaat bowls, including the Dahi Bhalla Chaat featuring chilled lentil dumpling with spiced yoghurt and toasted cumin, and the Watermelon Chaat including pressed watermelon, popped amaranth seeds, masala cashew nut. No better way to enjoy a quick and authentic lunch than at Cinnamon Bazaar.
M Restaurants Sustainable Set Menu
£25pp for two courses/£30pp for three, Monday to Friday
Offering 100% carbon neutral beef all-year-round, M Restaurants sustainable set menu champions regeneratively farmed 100% carbon neutral British beef and other ethically sourced ingredients – including a Crate to Plate salad featuring confit tomatoes, cucumber and more, all grown using hydroponic and aeroponic methods in disused London spaces, and Ethical Butcher x Neil Harley rump steak sourced from cattle that roam for up to 30 months (almost twice the lifespan of standard UK cattle) and are 100% pasture fed to encourage new plant growth and improve biodiversity.
Railway Express Set Menu at St Pancras by Searcys
£25pp for two courses/£29pp for three, Monday to Saturday
If you’re looking for a quick lunch break in Central London, the Railway Express Set Menu at St Pancras by Searcys pulls out all the stops. Located on the top floor of St Pancras Station, hop onboard and choose from two and three courses available Monday to Saturday from 12pm- 9pm. Seasonal delights include signature Potted smoked and confit Loch Duart salmon, Slow-cooked Lake District lamb belly and delicious puddings to finish.
Italian Lunch Set Menu at Theo Randall at The InterContinental
£28pp for two courses/£33pp for three courses, Tuesday to Friday
For the perfect pranzo italiano, look no further than chef Theo Randall’s set menu, available at his restaurant at The InterContinental from 12pm-2pm, Tuesday to Friday. Offering authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of Mayfair, choose from a selection of antipasti, primi and dolci including signature Finocchiona salami, Ravioli di zucca and finish with an indulgent Ricotta Cheesecake with pears and sultanas marinated in Marsala and vanilla.
Rick Stein Barnes Set Menu
£25.95 for two courses / £29.95 for three courses, available Monday – Friday from 12pm to 5pm
Perfect for leisurely riverside dining on sunny afternoons, head to Rick Stein Barnes for the two or three-course Set Menu. While enjoying views directly over the Thames, enjoy some of the Stein’s favourite dishes including salad of grilled mackerel or ham hock terrine to start, alongside mains including fish cakes with aioli, and smoked haddock with dugléré sauce. Raise a glass with a refreshing Rick Stein wine and finish up with a choice of sweet desserts.
Gaucho Set Menu
£25 for two courses / £28 for three courses
Perfect for midweek midday meetings and long lunches alike, the Gaucho set weekday lunch menu offers a range of lighter dishes for diners to delve intofor diners to delve into. Available to be enjoyed across Gaucho locations nationwide, tuck into signature dishes such as sea bass ceviche; mini Argentine sausage plate; and of course a classic Gaucho carbon neutral steaks. Finish on a sweet note with a choice of desserts or coffees and teas.
Ganymede’s Set Lunch menu
£23.50 for two courses / £29.50 for three courses
Head to Belgravia’s favourite neighbourhood bar and dining room Ganymede for the perfect leisurely mid-week lunch. Available Monday-Friday, enjoy two or three courses of seasonally changing lunchtime delights created by Owner Chef Director Oliver Marlow such as salmon fishcakes with mussel velouté and a poached egg; bavette steak with chimichurri and fries; and finish off with decadent desserts such as a spiced plum frangipane tart with crème fraiche.
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