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Cheap restaurants in Luxembourg

Luxembourg boasts a high standard of living accompanied by high prices. While this may not pose a problem for those with well-paying jobs, for students or anyone else on a tighter budget, dining out can quickly become a costly affair. That's why we're here to lend a hand, presenting several cheap restaurants in Luxembourg where you can enjoy a meal without breaking the bank.

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Hey, foodies! In this article we will find cheap dining options even in this expensive capital with a main course priced around 10-15 euros, though some restaurants are offering main dishes for less than 10 euros.

Budget restaurants in the old town of Luxembourg

After walking up and down the cramped streets of the old town, you need to replenish your calories, so make sure you stop by one of the local restaurants, especially since even in this historic and touristy part of town you can find budget-friendly options for a bite to eat.

Dancing Noodles
€7 — €20 per person
Open on workdays and SaturdayClosed at 22:30
If you are looking for a good and cheap Asian restaurant in Luxembourg, Dancing Noodles is here for you. Dancing Noodles is a culinary treasure located in the heart of Luxembourg City, specializing in Asian cuisine. They focus particularly on traditional Chinese noodles and their dishes are crafted by a chef with over 20 years of experience in top restaurants. Here, tradition and passion come together to offer homemade noodle soups, true culinary treasures of China, at affordable prices.
9-11 Rue Louvigny, Ville-Haute Luxembourg
11:30 – 22:30

1m walking from the Luxembourg City Tourist Office

Some examples of what you'll find include a Vegetable noodle soup for 13.8 euros, Cold noodles with shredded chicken and peanut sauce for the same price, various salads ranging from 9 to 11 euros, and kimchi for 6.8 euros. 

Good location
Asian food
Vegan friendly
Outdoor Seating

What sets this place apart is the special touch of having noodles and other dishes prepared right before your eyes, imparting a fresh, delicious, and truly unique flavor to each dish. 

La Baraque
€8 — €15 per person
Open on workdays and SaturdayClosed at 21:00
La Baraque is a cheap restaurant in Luxembourg dedicated exclusively to French fries, yes just like you heard just French fries, but they are not just any French fries, they are Belgian fries, and the Belgians are the world specialists of French fries. Here, you'll find the finest French fries prepared in various mouthwatering ways, all at reasonable prices.
Source: La Baraque
15 Rue Aldringen, Ville-Haute Luxembourg
11:00 – 21:00

In front of Galeries Lafayette

Good location
Click and Collect
Outdoor Seating

Indulge in options like Frite & vol au Vent for 7.90 euros, Fries & tomato sauce meatballs for 8.90 euros, or Fish & Chips with tartare sauce for 13.90 euros. Additionally, La Baraque offers an assortment of sauces and accompaniments such as Minced beef or chicken croc, ensuring a satisfying and flavorful experience centered around the beloved French fry.

€6 — €15 per person
Open on workdaysClosed at 16:30
Whoever said that healthy food always comes with a hefty price tag hasn't visited Cocottes. This eatery is here to prove otherwise. Cocottes' dishes are crafted with seasonal produce sourced from organic farms, local artisans, and small-scale producers, all offered at reasonable prices.
8 Rue Chimay, Ville-Haute Luxembourg
8:00 – 12:00, 14:00 – 16:30

In front of the Luxembourg City Tourist Office

Good location
Organic food
Delivery service

Moreover, you'll find diverse dishes suitable for vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diets. For instance, indulge in a Baguette with confit tomato and avocado for just 6.4 euros, a Cream of asparagus soup for 6.2 euros, Gnocchi bolognese for 12.8 euros, Ricotta and spinach Cannelloni for 13.8 euros, or various types of quiches for 7.4 euros. At Cocottes, eating healthy doesn't have to break the bank.

€8 — €20 per person
Open on workdaysClosed at 14:00
Lokaal is a 100% vegan restaurant dedicated to sourcing local ingredients and seasonal produce. For the few items that can't be sourced locally, they ensure an eco-friendly, sustainable, and ethical production process, guaranteeing the highest quality in their final products. You can for example order a vegan meatball sandwich for 8.5 euros, an Asian boul for 9 euros, a no egg sandwich for 7 euros, or a green pea soup for 10 euros.
6 Bd Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Ville-Haute Luxembourg
9:00 – 14:00

3 minutes walk from Galleries Lafayette

Great for lunch
Organic food
Delivery service
Independent Café
€8 — €15 per person
Open dailyClosed at 23:00
Independent Café, located in Ville Haute, right in the heart of the city, offers a diverse menu catering to various tastes. From light bites to salads, fish and meat dishes, burgers, and pasta, there's something for everyone. While not all dishes are budget-friendly, some affordable options include Chili Chicken Wings for 8 euros, vegetable dips for 10 euros, fried chicken Caesar salad also for 10 euros, or even cooked pasta with tomato sauce for 15 euros.
Source: Independent Café Facebook Page
8 Rue Chimay, Ville-Haute Luxembourg
8:30 – 23:00
8:30 – 00:00
11:30 – 00:00

Working hours on Sunday: 11:00 – 16:00

Good location
Organic food
Accepts credit cards

Restaurants in other neighborhoods of Luxembourg

Lunch, dinner or a snack can be even more interesting (and profitable) if you turn to the Luxembourg diverse gastronomic scene: here you'll find unusual ethnic cuisines for a budget and a taste. You can travel without leaving the country if you know where to go for a meal!

Saveurs Lao Viet
€8 — €20 per person
Open on workdaysClosed at 20:00
Luxembourg City has many re­staurants that offer tasty food from around the world at fair prices. One­ such spot is Saveurs Lao Viet, where­ you can enjoy Laotian and Vietnamese­ dishes. You can eat there­ or take your food to go and they hey have lots of yummy options to choose­ from.
24 Rue Joseph Junck, Gare Luxembourg
11:00 – 20:00

2 minutes walk from the central train station

Good location
Vietnamese cuisine
Take-away food
Friendly owners

You can for example taste Basil beef for 11.6 euros, a curry chicken in coconut milk for 10.6 euros, or a Lemongrass soup for only 9.9 euros. You can even order combinations of a main course and a side dish for less than 15 euros such as sautéed vegetables with fresh spring rolls for 14.7 euros.

Cafe de Tramways
€7 — €15 per person
Open on workdaysClosed at 01:00
Are you looking to pair your meal with a good beer? Look no further than Cafe de Tramways, a restaurant and bar nestled in the vibrant district of Limpertsberg. Offering a diverse menu at affordable prices, this cozy establishment boasts original decor, featuring a striking mural and paintings.
Source: Cafe de Tramways
79 Av. Pasteur, Limpertsberg Luxembourg
16:00 – 01:00

5 min walk from Glacis square

Good location
Great for lunch

Here, you can indulge in flammekueches, pinsas, burgers, croque-monsieurs, and even seafood dishes. Try the mushroom flammekueche for 11 euros, a tram burger for 9 euros, or an XXL croque-monsieur for just 7 euros. With its welcoming atmosphere and wallet-friendly options, Cafe de Tramways is the perfect spot to enjoy a satisfying meal and a refreshing beer.

Green Olive
€8 — €20 per person
Open on workdays and SaturdayClosed at 20:00
Green Olive offers a delightful array of vegan and vegetarian Middle Eastern cuisine, showcasing a diverse range of dishes. From soups and sandwiches to salads and pizzas, you'll find an abundance of options at affordable prices.
75 Rue de Strasbourg, Gare Luxembourg
11:00 – 20:00

8 minutes walk from the central train station

Not expensive
Vegan friendly
Take-away food
Delivery service

Some dishes you can order are the Lentil Soup that you can have for 9.9 euros, a falafel wrap with Arabic pita bread for 8.99 euros, a Beetroot Hummus for 9.2 euros, a Chickpea Salad for 7.9 euros or even more complete dishes for only 13 euros like the Spinach And Feta Spring Rolls or the Grape Leaves.

€8 — €20 per person
Open on workdays and SaturdayClosed at 15:30
If you like to try food from all over the world, our next suggestion takes you to Afghanistan through Bamyan, the only Afghan restaurant in Luxembourg. In this nice place near the Rives de Clausen you can taste the rich cuisine of this nation at good prices.
2 Mnt de Clausen, Grund Luxembourg
09:30 – 15:30

7 minutes walk from Rives de Clausen

Good location
Vegan friendly
Take-away food
Delivery service

Some of their dishes are the Ashak which you can try for 13.5 euros, the Bamia for 10.7 euros, some falafel sandwiches for 8.5 euros or the most famous Persian dish the Zerishk Palaw for 15.3 euros.

Cafe de Tramways
€9 — €18 per person
Open from Wednesday till MondayClosed at 22:00
Krishna Vilas offers a gateway to an exquisite world of 100% Indian vegetarian dishes at affordable prices. Originating in 2018 in The Hague, Netherlands, driven by a passion for vegetarian cuisine and growing demand, they expanded to Utrecht, then Eindhoven in 2020. The journey didn't stop there; in 2021, Krishna Vilas opened one of Luxembourg's finest Indian vegetarian restaurants, with ambitious plans for more branches across Europe.
Source: Krishna Vilas
63 Rue du Fort Neipperg, Gare Luxembourg
12:00 – 22:00

3 minutes walk from the central train station

Good location
Indian cuisine
Vegan friendly

Their menu, meticulously crafted by experienced chefs with years of expertise in India's top restaurants, offers a plethora of tantalizing dishes. Dive into delights like Goby 65, a crispy and spicy appetizer featuring cauliflower or paneer, spices, yogurt, and aromatic herbs, available for 12 euros. Or savor the Malasa Dosa, a fried dosa filled with potato masala, onions, and green peas mixed with Indian spices, served with sambar and a variety of chutneys, priced at 9.5 euros.


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We took photos from these sources: Independent Café Facebook Page, Dancing Noodles, La Baraque, Cocottes, Cocottes Facebook Page, Cocottes on Tripadvisor, Saveurs Lao Viet on Tripadvisor, Saveurs Lao Viet Facebook Page, Lokaal, Cafe de Tramways, Green Olive Instagram Page, Bamyan Facebook Page, Krishna Vilas, Jay Wennington on Unsplash

Authors: Luz
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