Quality wines are, in an ideal world, what we’d all have at lunchtime. But this isn’t Mad Men people. There’s work to do. Or at least in theory there is. Quality Wines is the wine bar next door to Quality Chop House in Clerkenwell, and it’s an excellent place to hit for a sandwich when you need a break from staring at your screen. The sandwiches change daily, but everything about them is homemade and delicious. Alternatively, if you’re going for one of those lunches that conveniently segways into home time, then come for some pork pie, boquerones, and maybe even a glass or two.
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