For all of you residing or working in Noida, here are our top picks for those hard times when you’re low on cash and high on hunger.

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Caffe La Poya

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Al Nazeer Foods

Caffé La Poya

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If there is a heaven for sandwich lovers, it is this. Choose from grilled sandwiches including Chilli Chicken, Teekha Paneer, Spicy Chicken Keema, Classic Chilli Cheese amongst others. Think desi, affordable and convenient for when you don’t have hours to spend on a meal.

Where: 10, Kirtimaan Plaza, Sector 30

Nearest Metro Station: Botanical Garden

Contact: +91 9311115321

Price: INR 400 for two {approx.}

Theos

Noida’s favourite bakery {if you haven’t tried it out yet, we recommend the red velvet, the crème caramel and the dark chocolate mousse cake} is equally good for meals. If the menu’s got you all confused, stick to the Cream of Chicken and Basil Soup, Warm Chicken Salad or Spaghetti Bolognese. The portions are super generous and the service, quick.

Where: B1/20, Central Market,Sector 50

Nearest Metro Station: Noida City Centre

Contact: +91 8750242224

Price: INR 800 for two {approx.}

Find them on Facebook here.

Caffe 9

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With patties, pastas, sandwiches, shawarma, breads and a super vast range of desserts {cakes, cookies, puddings}, Caffe 9 is the ideal spot for a quick bite on the go. The mint lemonade here proves to be the perfect thirst quencher.

Where: Shop 3, Godawari Complex, Behind Army Public School, Sector 37

Nearest Metro Station: Botanical Garden

Contact: +91 9811291027

Price: INR 250 for two {approx.}

Find them on Facebook here.

Sandwich King

If the name didn’t spell it out for you, this is another hub for sandwiches of all types, but only vegetarian {White Sauce Potato, Tandoori Soya Chaap, Chilli Mushroom etc}. Moreover, they have a wide Maggi menu comprising renditions such as Double Masala Paneer Tikka Maggi, Chilli Mushroom Maggi and about 15-20 other variations.

Where: Sector 58

Nearest Metro Station: Noida City Centre

Contact: +91 9582422933

Price: INR 500 for two {approx.}

Kebabplus

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Kebabplus has hit the nail right on the head when it comes to meal boxes and combos. Choose from dishes such as Chicken Korma Platter, Goan Style Chicken Kebab, biryani, Tex Mex wraps and a bunch of veggie offerings such as the Nine-Jewelled curry {nine vegetables}. They also offer kebab combos and have some affordable party special offers.

Where: Sector 93

Nearest Metro Station: Noida City Centre

Contact: 0120 6592222

Price: INR 500 for two {approx.}

Find them on Facebook here.

Teasta

Better-known as the Tea Shop amongst Noida residents, Teasta has earned itself a regular clientele over the years. With uber low prices, and popular fare including sandwiches, brownies, momos and a stellar cold coffee, it really comes as no surprise to see crowds getting thick here.

Where: 6, Godawari Complex, Sector 37

Nearest Metro Station: Botanical Garden

Contact: 0120 4351093

Price: INR 200 for two {approx.}

Mumbai Matinee

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This film studio-themed café is a must-visit for Bollywood fanatics. Indulge in chicken skewers, pastas, enchiladas and a bunch of continental fare while enjoying the latest and greatest tunes from the film industry. They have an impressive Indian selection including Tandoori Pomfret, Amritsari Fish, Galouti Kebabs, Kadhai Paneer etc.

Where: 1st Floor, J 19, Sector 18

Nearest Metro Station: Sector 18

Contact: 0120 4201686

Price: INR 800 for two {approx.}

Find them on Facebook here.

GJ’s Café Querido

This cute little café in Greater Noida has us floored with its colourful interiors; you’ll also find splashes of art on the walls. Take a seat on a kitschy chair or a muda and order from a selection including burgers, baked fries or our personal fave, the lamb grilled sandwich. They also have a small section of mocktails.

Where: Shop A-3, Ground Floor Shopping Complex, F Block Market, Beta-2, Greater Noida

Nearest Metro Station: Botanical Garden

Contact: 011 33106276

Price: INR 250 for two {approx.}

The Paddy’s Cafe

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Paddy’s Cafe is best known for its pancakes and waffles. Choose from a range of both savoury and sweet treats such as banana, cinnamon, Nutella, strawberry, mushroom and cheese etc. If you’re looking for something more filling, we’s recommend the Turkish Chicken Platter.

Where: J 3, 1st Floor, Sector 18, Noida

Nearest Metro Station: Noida Sector 18

Contact: 0120 4219751

For regular updates, follow their Facebook page here

Al Nazeer Foods

This is a popular hub amongst the hard core non-vegetarians in Noida. Their hottest-selling items include Chicken Masala Biryani, Chicken Lollypop and Chicken Seekh Kebab. Wash it all down with the Masala Toss {it’s their rendition of the lassi}.

Where: C11, Behind Shipra Hotel, Sector 18

Nearest Metro Station: Sector 18

Contact: +91 9999593888

Price: INR 500 for two {approx.}