Value for money eating in Knightsbridge

Contradiction in terms? Think again...

All In London Says...

Just what you need when you've spent all your hard-earned money at Harvey Nicks

All In London
We know, we know... these two things dovetail about as neatly as a Geordie teaching elocution...*

Who'da thunk it? Knightsbridge/ value for money? Well it appears you don't actually need deep pockets to enjoy some of the area's best eats.

From set-menu deals to mega breakfasts, we've been putting in the research - in between double-parking our Bentley and shopping for diamond shoes - to bring you this list of great value eating.


* before we get emails of complaint we actually ran this statement past a couple of our Geordie friends and they were fine with it. Well, we think they were fine... couldn't understand a word.

Mari Vanna
116 Knightsbridge SW1X 7PJ
Region: Knightsbridge
Nearest Station: Knightsbridge

AIL Says: The interior of Mari Vanna is worlds away from the bright lights of Knightsbridge shopping, specifically it’s in a quaint Russian home decked out with dolls, old books, chandeliers and china tea pots. The lunchtime menu is just £22 with classic Russian delights like vareniki and pelmeni.

Galvin Demoiselle
87-135 Brompton Road SW1X 7PJ
Region: Knightsbridge
Nearest Station: Knightsbridge

AIL Says: Part of the Galvin stable of French bistros, this classy restaurant is on the ground floor of Harrods. The prix fixe menu is £25 for two courses, available for lunch or dinner, with dishes taken from the main menu like duck confit with potatoes and French bean salad.

Jak's Bar
87-89 Walton Street SW3 2HP
Region: South Kensington
Nearest Station: South Kensington (0.2 miles)

AIL Says: Jaks serves Mediterranean home-cooked food like lamb cabbage rolls, fish pie and pasta at affordable prices. A few doors down is Zefi, their late-opening bar perfect for spying on the well-heeled SW3 locals.

    Burger & Lobster
    109-125 Knightsbridge SW1X 7RJ
    Region: Knightsbridge
    Nearest Station: Knightsbridge

    AIL Says: Sometimes the simplest things are the best, and the Burger & Lobster chain owes its extraordinary success to having a menu with just three items: a burger, a lobster roll, and a whole lobster. All are hefty portions, served with fries and salad, and cost just £20.

    Bar Boulud
    66 Knightsbridge SW1X 7LA
    Region: Knightsbridge
    Nearest Station: Knightsbridge

    AIL Says: Super hip Bar Boulud is located in the swanky Mandarin Oriental Hotel, but despite its glitzy clientele it boasts one of London’s best value set meals. Two courses are only £17, with French-inspired dishes like mussels with white wine curry cream and rabbit pate with onion confit.

    • OUR REVIEW 6/10
    • USERS 6/10
    86 Brompton Road SW3 1ER
    Region: Knightsbridge
    Nearest Station: Knightsbridge (0.1 miles)

    AIL Says: Bang opposite Harrods, all-day Richoux serves food to up your energy levels before and after shopping. Hearty breakfasts are £9, and other filling dishes like pizzas, chicken Milanese and Shepherd’s pie are very reasonably priced.

    • USERS 6/10
    Motcomb Street SW1X 8JT
    Region: Knightsbridge
    Nearest Station: Hyde Park Corner (0.2 miles)

    AIL Says: One of London’s top Indian restaurants, Amaya has a Michelin star. While the prices of the a la carte reflect this, pop in for the Amaya Platter at lunchtime and you get five tasting portions and a dessert for just £22.50.

    • INDIAN
    • 64/100
    • USERS 10/10
    Wilton Place SW1X 7RL
    Region: Mayfair
    Nearest Station: Hyde Park Corner

    AIL Says: Pierre Koffmann has trained and worked with some of the finest British chefs working today, and his legendary La Tainte Claire in Chelsea achieved three Michelin stars. Nowadays he can be found at luxury hotel The Berkeley, where you can order the lunch or pre-theatre set menus starting from £26.

    Outlaw's at the Capital
    22-24 Basil Street SW3 1AT
    Region: Knightsbridge
    Nearest Station: Knightsbridge

    AIL Says: The speciality at Outlaw’s is fish. Dishes like mackerel and red pepper tart, red gurnard with smoked shallots, and meat options like guinea fowl are offered on the lunch menu priced at £24 for two courses.

    Hawksmoor Knightsbridge
    3 Yeoman's Row SW3 2AL
    Region: Knightsbridge
    Nearest Station: South Kensington (0.3 miles)

    AIL Says: Hawksmoor is one of those restaurants where it’s all too easy to blow your budget. However if you still want to try the capital’s favourite steakhouse without breaking the bank, their express menu is just £24 for two courses, available till 6pm.

    • OUR REVIEW 9/10

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