8 Best £5 Lunches in Glasgow (10/16)
When you’re feeling uninspired, lunch can be a boring part of the day. At Glasgow Living, we believe lunch should be so much more than that. Why go for an overpriced sandwich at a coffee chain when you can have a plate of Tagliatelle Carbonara, a juicy Sirloin Steak or a Macaroni Burger… for a fiver?! Glasgow Living have scoured the city to find the best £5 lunches on offer… leave the soggy sandwiches at home and treat yourself.
With everything on the lunch menu for £5, Max’s Bar & Grill makes for a perfect stop, located on Queen Street. Choose from a their’ Mini-Nachos, Macaroni Burger Basket, Max’s Hand-Made Beef Burger from the Lunch Menu or pick from a choice of wraps including Southern Fried Chicken. There is also the option to add a soft drink on the lunch menu for £1. Click here to see all the tasty options.
If it’s cheap scran under a five you’re after, Bloc is the place for you. There are different deals on every weekday, such as: Bloc Dog Fridays for £4, Burger Tuesdays for £3 or Steak Wednesdays, a 6oz Sirloin steak served with chips and peppercorn sauce for £5. See the full menu here.
Think lunch for a fiver in the Merchant City is impossible? Think again! Metropolitan have a £5 Plates Menu, running Monday-Friday from 12pm-5pm. Options including a Fish Finger Sandwich, Tagliatelle Carbonara and an Oven Baked Potato with choice of filling, so there is something for everyone. Click here to see the menu.
Not sure what you fancy? Go to Saint Judes and assemble your own special sarnie. Choose from a selection of toppings including a Pastrami Rammy, Native Noo-Yorker or Mex Head and have it either in a brioche bun, wrap, salad or ciabatta for £4. This bargain lunch menu (view here) means you have leftover money for a yummy Freakshake…
Sometimes, a wee cheese toastie is all you need to get you through your day. Lucky 7 Canteen have a £5 Grilled Cheese menu and it’s AMAZING. Choose from a Classic or other variations on the norm, and choose to have it served with either Soup of the Day or Skinny Fries & House Slaw. If you’re feeling a bit flush, for £1 more you can go for the Beef Burger with Skinny Fries and House Slaw. View the full menu here.
Looking for some scran but no time to sit in? Yo Sushi have an amazing takeaway menu with a range of meals for a fiver. Choose from Chicken Teriyaki, Curry Beef Ramen, Chicken Katsu Curry or if it’s sushi you’re after go for either the Yasai Sushi Box, Duck and Chicken Box or a YO! Box, all priced at a fiver. Check out the menu here.
For those who are looking for a traditional ‘piece’ for their lunch, then is the place for you. Choose from a selection of fillings – our personal Finnieston-branch favourites are Beef Classic, Chicken Ole, Smackdown or Falafel then choose what kind of bread. Sit in prices are £4.95. If you’re in the city centre, check out their other branches on Albion Street and Miller Street. Click here for the Finnieston menu.
£5 soup noodles? Yes please! The colder months are here and there is nothing like a big bowl of soup noodles to keep you warm. Choose from Chilli Beef, Shake Salmon or Tom Yum. Available Monday-Friday from 12pm-2pm. Click here for the menu.
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