Student life can be expensive. What’s worse is that you’re often just too hungover to cook and really need something to sort you out. This is the point at which those food delivery apps start to look tempting, but they’re so often too expensive to fit into your budget. With that in mind, here are some of the best cheap lunch deals in Newcastle for when you just need a break from the kitchen.
Hatch 76 is that restaurant that you constantly pester your friends about trying. It’s your go-to that just never lets you down. Delivered to your door or served straight from the van, Hatch’s £5 loaded fries and drink is the ultimate affordable meal deal. Available on Deliveroo or located on Pilgrim Street, Hatch 76 is an absolute must-try.
Darcey’s Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Another one of those spots that you cannot stop recommending, Darcey’s grilled sandwiches are absolutely to die for. Incredibly affordable at a £2-4 range with an exceptionally diverse menu, ordering from Darcey’s is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make in your cuisine life. Located at Central Station or on Uber Eats, this is one you cannot miss out on.
As implied by the name, Eat4Less is packed full of budget meals. With everything on the menu clocking in at under £5, you can easily find yourself full at an affordable rate. Boasting their unbelievably tasty signature jacket potatoes, you can find Eat4Less on Northumberland Street or Uber Eats.
Sushi Me Rollin’
They hatin’! Sushi Me Rollin’ is exactly what you think it is: delicious and cheap sushi. They have a little something for everyone and even offer some non-sushi dishes if you have friends who just aren’t fans of the iconic Japanese dish. As part of The Stack, you know that sushi is some of the best food that Newcastle has to offer, period. Available for delivery via Deliveroo, this is definitely one to treat yourself to.
The essential Chinese for all student, Wok Inn is as good as it is economical. With almost every dish sitting at sub-£10 and filled with plenty of vegetarian options, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t enjoy some of the best takeaways in town. You can pick up your Wok Inn on Northumberland Road or order it to your door through Deliveroo.
Zapatista Burrito Bar
Who doesn’t love Mexican food? For just £10, you can treat yourself to a massive meal deal from Zapatista, which boasts some of the most satisfying burritos in town. Situated by Tyneside on Grainger Street or available via Deliveroo, Zapatista is a fantastic option for those with a spicy taste.
Pret a Manger
The Newcastle Pret is just perfect. There really is something for everyone from the iconic café chain with an enormous selection to choose from. The best part? It’s located in Haymarket, just a stone’s throw from the Northumbria University library. Pret makes for the ideal place to stop in for a quick lunch or is available for delivery on Just Eat.