Sometimes queues are a sign that a place is very good and sometimes a queue is just a sign that you did some drunk online shopping and now need to wait 45 minutes for the Zara returns desk. In the case of Yemanes, it’s definitely the former. A family-run North African stall just off Rye Lane, they specialise in speedy and deeply satisfying wraps. The fillings - think falafel, fresh salad, and tender lamb shawarma - are great, but it’s the wraps themselves that really make this place a must-try lunch spot. They cook each wrap fresh for every customer and it’s delightfully chewy and thick. Thanks to their £6 price tag, Yemanes is permanently busy at all hours, but the wait is worth it, and if you’re really feeling bold you can fight it out for one of their few little pavement tables.
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