Earl’s is a classic deli off Fenchurch Street that makes sandwiches the old-fashioned way - they’re massive, satisfying, and perfect for an al desko lunch if you work in the City. The tuna melt and roast beef sandwiches are the ones to get, and always ask for extra horseradish with the latter. You can even get a Scotch egg for the walk back to your office - we’re not judging.
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Oie Truly Thai
Oie Thai is a takeaway shop by Liverpool Street station that’s known for its big lunchtime queues, as well as reliably good soups and salads.
Rosslyn Coffee isn’t a place you’re going to want to hang around in for too long, but they do serve some of the best coffee in the City.
Temper City is an open-fire BBQ restaurant with lots of meat, lots of curry, and an excellent soundtrack of classic 90′s rock.
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Neal’s Yard Dairy Borough Market Shop
One of the best places to buy great cheese in all of London, whether you’re looking for something to bring to a party or just to your couch.
The Green Truffle
The Green Truffle is a lovely local Italian deli with an excellent selection of deli meats, cheeses, imported produce, and other bits and bobs.
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Assenheims is a classic City go-to for tasty chicken and rice, South American-style. Never skip the green sauce.
Keu’s shop in the Square Mile has the same excellent Vietnamese banh mi and rice boxes as the Shoreditch original. It’s perfect for lunch.
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