Central Lunches under $15

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After a busy morning at work, the last thing you want to do is wonder what you’re going to have for lunch. Luckily, our favourite foodie finds at Central Shopping Centre have something for all tastes – from spicy chicken wraps, through to delectable grilled burgers and healthy salads. The best part? You can grab them for under a $15!

Red Beetle Cafe

Known for their easy grab-and-go meals, Red Beetle Cafe has some amazing options for under $15! Eat their house-made sandwiches such as their Turkish Chicken Pesto Roll with mayonnaise, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and avocado, all on a Turkish Roll. For veggie lovers, grab their Veggie Turkish Roll with grilled mixed vegetables, pesto, olives, spinach, and feta. Eat at your desk or head out into the sunshine and lap up those rays.

Find Red Beetle Cafe at Shop 23, 13-15 Lake St, Caroline Springs VIC 3023.

Pizza Addiction

Italian lovers rejoice! Enjoy a pizza special at Pizza Addiction with one of their delicious combos: choose their large ($15) combo including a large traditional pizza and soft drink or water, which is perfect if you want to share with a work colleague! Their traditional pizza list includes favourites such as their Margherita, Pepperoni, Meat Lovers, BBQ Chicken, Garlic Cheese, and more!

Find Pizza Addiction at Shop 3, 218-222 Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs VIC 3023.

Blue Marlin

For a mouth-watering seafood option, head to Blue Marlin for a quick lunchtime meal. Try their zesty Fish Burger with a fresh fish fillet, cheese, coleslaw and spicy sriracha mayonnaise, or opt for their Classic Burger with beef, tomato, cheese, ketchup, and mustard. Delish!

Find Blue Marlin at Shop 11, Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs VIC 3023.


Another great grab n’ go option is Nandos! Although they are known for their chicken tenders and roasts, don’t go past the spicy chicken BLT ($12.95), the vegetarian Halloumi ($12.95), or their Double Chicken, Cheese and Bacon Burger ($13.95). Bask in the sunshine at their large group tables – great for a late lunch after a meeting. If you have some change, splurge on some chips and a drink.

Find Nandos at Shop 8, Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs VIC 3023.

La Porchetta

Another great Italian option under $15 is La Porchetta! Pick up any small traditional pizza for under $14.90 (excluding The Lot, Smoked Salmon, Chicken and Meat Lovers). We love their Original Porchetta: tomato, mozzarella, Italian pork sausage, basil, and olives. Make sure you grab some garlic bread to share!

Find La Porchetta at Shop 30, Central Shopping Centre, Caroline Springs VIC 3023.


Grab a whole footlong sub filled with your favourite fillings for under $15! The best part about Subway is that you can pick and choose your sandwich. Some of our favourites include the Chicken and Pepperoni, Teriyaki Chicken and BLT! It’s our go- between meetings or for an after-work treat.

Find Subway at Shop 1, 218-222 Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs VIC 3023.

Mr Nomane

Brunch under $15? Yes, please!

Step away from your desk and head to Mr Nomane. Enjoy chicken schnitzel, tomato, avocado, lettuce and aioli on a brioche bun, or tuck into their delectable prosciutto, mozzarella, roquette and sun-dried tomato with pesto sandwich to make your lunch break a delicious one. Wash it all down with a coffee too.

Find Mr Nomane at Shop 14C, Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs VIC 3023.


What is your favourite under $15 dish? Let us know in the comments!

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