Are you living a Champagne lifestyle on a lemonade budget?
Living on a shoestring budget and eating well are two contradictory terms, or so the vast majority of the population would have you believe.
But are they really? How can you stay on budget and still enjoy the finer things in life?
If you’re willing to take the time to do your homework properly, you’ll find that Birmingham offers plenty of affordable places to eat.
Most places in Birmingham offer you low prices with quality food.
It’s a given that you won’t be getting caviar but the restaurants in Birmingham do offer good quality wholesome food.
By making more informed decisions about where you are eating you will be able to enjoy a better dining experience without breaking the bank.
Now let’s cut to the chase – what are 5 of the most budget-friendly restaurants in Birmingham?
Well, you’re about to find out!
- Get your margherita pizza for £4.90 a piece at La Vera
Stop by the Martineau Place shopping Centre, get some cool stuff and when you’re feeling peck-ish treat yourself to a £4.90 margherita.
Some would say it’s a tricky gem to locate being in the midst of a shopping Centre. Whereas others are bound to enjoy the practicality of being able to go shopping and eat a good meal all in the same run.
But this accessibility does not take away from the quality of the food that they provide, being able to go head to head with some of the top end Italian restaurants in the Birmingham area.
- Lahmacun for £2.49 at Rod Roj? Yes, please!
Hidden amongst an array of shops, you might miss this Turkish shop at first glance. But when you know its there you will want to keep coming back!
I mean where else can you find a humongous flatbread topped with fresh tomato and seasoned ground fresh lamb for £2.49?
It’s a steal.
You won’t have any room to think about any other food after you have this amazing kebab!
While you’re there, make sure to check out their chicken nuggets, burger, and pizza offerings.
All following the theme of being good food with good value.
You won’t regret it!
- Get your wraps and platters from £3.34 at 40 23 Mediterranean Food
Are you wondering what’s up with the funny name?
40 and 23 are actually map coordinates.
Pretty clever, huh?
The rest of the restaurant’s name is rather self-explanatory; yes, they specialize in Mediterranean food.
It’s actually more of a takeaway cafe, to be exact.Where you can find plenty of fresh grilled meat and vegetables, and it starts at £3.34.
What a bargain!
4. Grab a lunch for £3 at Peel & Stone
Who else wants lunchtime to only set them back by £3?
Raise your hands, ladies and gents!
Located under a railway bridge, this lovely unit serves lunches, soups, salads, frittata, and sandwiches.
If you have a sweet tooth, their vast selection of cakes will surely be to your liking as well.
5. Treat yourself to £3.15 sandwiches at Anderson & Hill
The UK crowd has become quite familiar with the term “deli sandwiches” over the last few years.
Anderson and Hill serves top-rated street food, stuffed to the brim with top quality meats and cheeses all for just £3.15.
Anderson & Hill’s rich selection of sandwiches won’t leave you hanging either; there’s extra-peppery ones, Neapolitan salami-laden ones, extra pickle portions…
Oh, and did we mention the salad boxes you can grab while there?
As you can see, there’s something for the vegan crowd as well.
If you don’t mind travelling around Birmingham a little bit, there are a ton of fantastic places to treat yourself to snack or even a whole meals, you can get just about anything you desire without breaking the bank.
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