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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Located in the epic lobby of the new Ned hotel in the City, Cecconi’s is a posh Italian restaurant that has the business lunch crowd locked down.
BBQ restaurant Pitt Cue is all about eating your body weight in smoked and slow-cooked meat. It’s close to the City for perfect after-work eats.
Duck & Waffle
London’s favourite 24-hour, swish restaurant at the top of a skyscraper is perfect for brunch or very late night eats.
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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.
Beigel Bake on Brick Lane is a classic East London establishment with excellent bagels to take away, and a great salt beef bagel.
Monty’s Deli in Hoxton does a killer reuben sandwich and a matzo ball soup that feels like a hug from a grandma. It’s good for quick eats of takeaway.
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Assenheims is a classic City go-to for tasty chicken and rice, South American-style. Never skip the green sauce.
Sub Cult sells gourmet subs to hungry City folk at breakfast and lunch. There’s usually a line, but the staff are jolly and the food’s worth the wait.
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