Are you looking for some lunchtime food that’s local and fun? Students of the Farringdon campus are super lucky because they are in the heart of all the favourite classics. There are plenty of veg and halal options too. Check out our recommendations below on where to grab coffee, lunch, or snacks when you are on campus.
Leather Lane Market
If you fancy a quick gourmet trip all over the world during your break then head off to Leather Lane Market where you can find international cuisine. Whether it’s Turkish, Greek, or Spanish meal, this place got you covered! It’s a 5 min walk from the campus.
Where to find: Leather Lane, London EC1N 7TJ
You can’t say you live in the UK if you have never been to Nando’s. You can eat in, collect your pre-order, or have your food delivered to you, it’s the best grilled chicken in the city.
Where to find: 99-100 Turnmill St, Farringdon, London EC1M 5QP
We would be lying if we said that we don’t like to treat ourselves to a nice cup of fresh Starbucks. Check out their local café, which is not far away from Farringdon station.
Where to find: Zinc House Unit 1, London EC1M 6DQ
Fancy a katsu curry or a teriyaki chicken poke? Loads of finger-licking options are available to you at the independent, family-owned café Abocado.
Where to find: 63 Cowcross Street, Farringdon, London EC1M 6BP
They say that you can’t get wrong with itsu. We can’t agree more, it’s yummy, fast, and fresh.
Where to find: 9-13 Cowcross Street, Farringdon, London EC1M 6PF
Some of our SU team members can’t crack on with their day until they grab a coffee from Costa! If you are the same, don’t forget to download the app or get a Costa card to collect bonuses: buy 8 drinks to 1 for free and more!
Where to find: 46 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6BY
Pret A Manger
Have you heard about the famous Pret coffee subscription yet? Enjoy five Barista-made drinks a day, for just £25 a month, and get your first month half price. Also, some delicious lunch options are available in the store.
Where to find: 101 Turnmill Street, Farringdon, London EC1M 5QP
10 Leather Lane, Farringdon, London EC1N 7SS
1 Nexus Place, 24 Farringdon Street, City Of London, London EC4A 4JA
Fast food can be healthy! Head off to Leon if you doubt it.
Where to find: Zinc House, 20 Cowcross Street, London, Ec1M6Dh, London EC1M 6DH
The Sir John Oldcastle
Do you like after uni pub drinks? The SU team’s choice would be The Sir John Oldcastle, it has a buzzing atmosphere and affordable prices. Sounds perfect? It does, we know.
Where to find: 29-35 Farringdon Road, Farringdon, London EC1M 3JF
On a bit of a budget, check out the local supermarkets where you can find affordable meal deals:
Save a few pounds with their £3.50 meal deals, save more, and get this for £3 with a Clubcard.
Where to find: 43-45 Farringdon Rd, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 3JB
£3.50 meal deals.
Where to find: 17-23 Farringdon Rd, London EC1M 3HA
£3.60 meal deals if you have a membership card or TOTUM card.
Where to find: 94-98 Turnmill St, London EC1M 5QP
Studies are always easier when you had your lunch so don’t miss out on yours!