Forgot your lunch? No sweat, we get times are tough, so here’s a guide to affordable Sydney lunches under $15 that won’t exceed your weekly budget.

Malay Chinese Noodle Bar (Sydney Place)

  • Chicken, Beef, Vegetable or Bean Curd Laksa $15

Kosta’s Takeaway (Rockdale, Sydney Place, Rosebery)

  • Club sandwich with roast chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato and ranch $15

Dopa by Devon (Sydney Place, Darling Square, The Galeries, Darling Quarter, Regent Arcade, Macquarie Centre)

  • Chicken Don $15

ToastieSmith (Sydney Place, Darling Square, The Galleries, Barangaroo, Chatswood, Macquarie Centre)

  • Delish Fish Toastie with Fried Barramundi Fish Fillet, American Cheese, Roasted Sesame Flavoured Slaw, Tartar Sauce, Picked Cucumbers, Siracha Mayo, Signature Yuzu Mayo $14.50 

Fishbowl (various locations)

  • Miso glazed salmon box with miso salmon, house slaw, sushi rice, umami cashew crunch, sesamiso and sesame seeds $14.90
  • 5 Spice Beef Box with 5 spice beef, house slaw, sushi rice, umami cashew crunch, sesamiso and sesame seeds $11.90

BoBo Dumplings (Sydney Place)

  • Pork & Cabbage Pot Stickers (5) $9.50
  • Black Pepper & Honey Glazed Pork Tenderloin $13.80

City Edge (Surry Hills)

  • Chicken breast schnitzel sandwich with swiss cheese, mayo and lettuce $14
  • Oven-roasted Turkey breast sandwich with avocado, Swiss cheese, cranberry sauce and lettuce $14.50

Golden Century BBQ (Darling Square)

  • Prawn Dumplings (4) $13.60
  • Steamed BBQ Pork Buns (2) $6.80

Chinese Noodle Restaurant (Haymarket)

  • Fried dumplings (12) $14.80
  • Stir-fried noodles $14.80

Marrickville Pork Roll (Marrickville, Darling Square and Circular Quay)

  • Pork Roll $9

South Dowling Sandwiches (Rosebery, Darlinghurst)

  • Chicken Schnitzel Sandwich with herb mayo, lettuce and rocket $11
  • Leg Ham sandwich with honey mustard, herb mayo, bocconcini, roma tomato, lettuce and rocket $11

Parami (Surry Hills)

  • Salted Salmon Onigiri $4.50

Saigon Summer (Surry Hills)

  • Lemongrass Chicken Ricepaper Rolls (3) $10

Chaco Ramen (Darlinghurst)

  • Chicken Wings Karaage with yuzu aioli $14

Burger Point (Sydney Place)

  • Old School burger with Handcraft beef patty, lettuce, tomato, pickles, ketchup and Boss Mayo $14.90

Ricos Tacos (Redfern)

  • Chipotle Beef Barbacoa Taco $8
  • RICOS Fish Taco $8.50