Eating out on a Budget in Lancaster | CityBlock

Lancaster is a small, historic city, however it is buzzing with activity and, of course, fantastic places to eat; but as a student you need to know how to eat out on a budget! So that you can impress your friends and family with your local knowledge of the city and experience some amazing eateries without spending a small fortune, we’ve created this guide to eating out on a budget in Lancaster.

If you’re staying at our student accommodation in Lancaster, you should eat at the following restaurants, and cafes:

Shelly’s – Sandwich Bar

For a tasty sandwich, or a baked potato or even a healthy salad, go to Shelly’s one of Lancaster’s best sandwich shops! Great for lunch time if you’re just hanging out around Lancaster during your free time.

Address: 6 Sir Simon’s Arcade, Lancaster, LA1 1JL

Tel: 01524 849333

Go Burrito – Mexican

Go Burrito is Lancaster’s original Mexican restaurant; eat out or take away; here you can enjoy some mammoth burritos! If you’re looking to challenge yourself; try the Titanic challenge – that’s 30 minutes to devour a huge burrito – many have tried, will you succeed?

Address: Go Burrito, 6 Lower Church Street, Lancaster, LA1 1NP

Tel: 01524 874 775

View their menu on Morecambe Eats

The Borough – Fine Ale, Food and Wine

If you’re hoping to impress without spending a small fortune, head to the Borough. Here you can enjoy exceptional, fine cuisine and gorgeous ale. It’s a great place to take the parents or to celebrate your birthday in style.

Address: 3 Dalton Square, Lancaster, LA1 1PP

Tel: 01524 64170

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The Sultan of Lancaster Experience – Indian

Add a bit of spice to your life by heading to the Sultan of Lancaster; conveniently located on Lancaster University’s campus you can get everything from an onion bahji to a portion of curly fries – it’s a fantastic place to enjoy a naughty lunch!

Address: Lancaster University Campus, LA1 4YA

Tel: 01524 593 456

The Royal Latinos Tapas Bar – Spanish Tapas

Sharing is caring – that’s certainly the case when it comes to tapas! Latinos is the best place to enjoy a little bit of everything – it’s an excellent choice for a birthday party or another celebration, plus it won’t cost you an arm and a leg!

Address: Owen House, 6 Thurnham Street, Lancaster LA1 1YD

Tel: 01524 65007

Lancaster is full of independent restaurants that are affordable and of an exceptionally high quality. With the CityBlock Lancaster Privilege Card, you can save even more money at even more restaurants across the city, just take a look at our website to see where else you can enjoy eating out on a budget!

To find out more about the privilege card, or our student accommodation, please give us a call on 01524 541251.

Posted on December 10th, 2014