Looking for cheap food in Liverpool? Here's our guide to the best places to eat there on a budget


Home to one of (if not) the greatest band the world has ever seen. Liverpool has its unique culture, even winning European Capital of Culture 2008. Aside from going to the Beatles museum, Liverpool also serves some of the best food on a student budget.

If you’ve just arrived and still unsure where’s best to get a bite to eat, this article will run down 5 of the best places for cheap food in Liverpool.


Bringing you all of the best American-style breakfast of champions all in one place, Moose is a must for any student. Also serving great coffee, Moose’s breakfast portions are enough to fill anyone’s appetite. Except here you don’t have to break the bank. Serving all-day breakfast from only £6.


Specialising in great coffee, this coffee shop is located in Liverpool’s version of Brick Lane – Bold Street. Serving breakfast options from £4 and main menu options from £5. Expect great coffee, great food and great music spinning on their record player.


Also located on Bold Street, Mowgli serves authentic Indian street food at a small price. Here you can have a meal from £4.50. Known for its relaxed atmosphere, it’s a favourite for many in Liverpool.


Known for its gallery space, Leaf is a unique place for people who enjoy art and then enjoy some great food. With an extended menu from brunch to burgers to even mezze, Leaf also serves speciality teas. But if you prefer something that has a bit more of a kick than tea, Leaf also serves a selection of wine, gin and cask beer. All of this at a reasonable price too.


Every great city has somewhere that serves great pizza, and Crust might just be it. Whether you’d prefer to eat in or takeaway, Crust serves all of their pizza from a wood-fired oven. Also located on Bold Street, Crust also serves pasta and choice of beers all from £3 – £10. 


Best Student Cheap Eats in Liverpool


If you’re coming to Liverpool or haven’t explored the city enough, then do check out these places. Guaranteed to make you want to come back with spending too much money.

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