Living in the South can be pricey, especially if you’re venturing out for dinner. So if you’re looking to save some pennies, why not visit one of the 8 cheapest restaurants in Southampton? We’ve got the list for you to decide which one to book for your next meal out!

8. Platform Tavern

Location: Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2NY

Price: £5 – £11

platform tavern southampton
Source: Visit Southampton

Not only is this restaurant a well-priced option in Southampton, but it has great food for low prices. Like, for example, pies, burgers, and fish and chips. The restaurant and pub also regularly has live music, so you can enjoy great food, great company, and great tunes! Or, if you go on a Sunday, you can enjoy what people online have dubbed as a ‘fantastic’ Sunday lunch.

7. Stakks Pancake House

Location: 25 High St, Southampton SO14 2DF

Price: £2 – £7

stakks pancake house
Source: Trip Advisor

Love pancakes? Of course you do. Choose from the savoury stakks or the sweet stakks, and add on some great extras, or maybe even order a thick delicious milkshake alongside the pancakes! Plus, they have a dairy-free/vegan menu too, so it’s suitable for everyone.

6. Piecaramba!

Location: 30A Carlton Place, Southampton SO15 2DX England

Price: £10

Source: Trip Advisor

Piecaramba is rated number 14 out of the 500+ restaurants in Southampton. If you’re looking for a taste of the north in the south, this pie restaurant is perfect. With a range of pies, mash and sides, you’re bound to be in for a good time. Trie the Pie Meal for £9.95 and get pie, mash and peas, beans or chilli.

5. Mango Thai

Location: 27 Portswood Rd, Southampton SO17 2ES

Price: £6 – £13

Mango Thai southampton
Source: Trip Advisor

Fancy some Thai food? Why not give Mango Thai a go? There’s a huge range of cheap Thai food, from noodles to curry. On a Monday night, you can get a curry, rice and a drink for £10, and finish it up with one of their desserts. Choose from chocolate and raspberry torte, mochi, brownie, pie or even cheesecake.

4. White Star Tavern

Location: 28 Oxford St, Southampton SO14 3DJ

Price: £7 – £20

white star tavern southampton
Source: Trivago

Choose from traditional pub grub like burgers, sandwiches and fish and chips, and finish it all off with delicious desserts like Bakewell Tart or Salted Caramel Brownie! All for under £13! Build your own ideal 3-course meal or just top up with some bar snacks, it’s up to you.

3. BeBe’s Cafe

Location: Unit 1-2 Ferryboat House Pylewell Road, Hythe SO45 6AR

Price: £5 – £10

bebes cafe southampton
Source: Trip Advisor

Traditional cafe food, served in a traditional cafe setting. What more could you ask for? With great full English breakfasts, toasted sandwiches, cakes and friendly service – you’re in for a good time, at a low price.

2. Fusion Noodle Bar

Location: 15-16 St Mary St, Southampton SO14 1NP

Price: £10 – £12

Fusion Noodle Bar Southampton
Source: Trip Advisor

This Chinese noodle bar has a range of options for those looking for a fill of Chinese food. They’ve got wok-fried noodles, noodle soup and sauce-based rice dishes, all of which are deliciously tasty and cheap!

1. The Art House Gallery Cafe

Location: 178 Above Bar St, Southampton SO14 7DW

Price: £4 – £15

the art house southampton
Source: Trip Advisor

This community cafe is also a performance venue and social centre. Whilst there you can enjoy all the art, a gender-neutral preloved boutique, and a community pantry. The cafe serves cakes, sandwiches and drinks and is a great place to go to enjoy a community space and great food.