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    15 Cheese Toasties You Must Eat Before You Die

    Bread + cheese = heaven.

    An important note re: "grilled cheese" vs "toastie": The Guardian explains that "a grilled cheese sandwich is buttered on the outside and cooked in a pan, and the toastie is buttered on the inside and, well, toasted." For the purposes of this article, we'll cover both toasties and grilled cheeses.

    1. Kappacasein, Bermondsey

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    A dairy that sells toasted sandwiches, made with its own cheese? OMFG. One of the best sandwiches in the UK right now.

    Be warned that they don't sell toasted sandwiches on Saturdays.

    Nearest station: Bermondsey

    2. Grill My Cheese, Clerkenwell

    Grill My Cheese

    This grilled cheese will knock your socks off – not least because of the combination of oozing cheese and a silky bechamel sauce. If you want to take it up a level try the "Baby Got Mac" – it's got pulled pork AND mac n' cheese.

    Nearest station: Farringdon

    3. The Gun, Homerton

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    A wonderful local craft beer pub with a range of toasties. The cheese toastie is great, but if you wanted to push the boat out, they do a really good soy mushroom and cheese one too. The nicest bit? Each sandwich is served with a side of homemade pickles.

    Nearest station: Homerton

    4. The Cheese Truck, various locations

    The Cheese Truck

    LOOK AT ALL THIS CHEESE. JUST LOOK AT IT. Their signature sandwich includes a touch of red onion, but you could also get fancier and go for the goat's cheese, honey, walnut and rosemary sandwich.

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    5. Morty and Bob's, Netil Market

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    Three cheese blend + secret cheese sauce + artisan sourdough = heaven. The best bit? Everything comes with pickles.

    Nearest station: London Fields

    6. Sager and Wilde, Hackney

    7. Frank's Café, Southwark

    8. Loves Company, Old Street

    9. The Frenchie, Various locations

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    This stall might be best known for their amazing confit duck burger, but their raclette toastie deserves a moment too. Raclette cheese, emmental, a touch of red onion, and truffle oil. Delicious.

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    10. The Old George, Bethnal Green

    11. Deeney's, Broadway Market

    12. Oval Farmer's Market, Kennington

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    Pick up a Somerset cheese toastie, as you peruse the organic fruit and veg on offer, and then sit in the sunshine to chow down.

    Nearest station: Vauxhall

    13. Ye Olde Mitre, Holborn

    14. Melt Room, Soho

    This grilled-cheese only restaurant opens May 26, and most excitingly, will deliver locally. In terms of sandwiches, the above is "The Classic" – sourdough and cheddar – but if you're more adventurous, maybe look out for the "Slow and Low Lamb Shoulder" – with "mustard dressed greens and melted Swiss". Can't wait.

    Nearest station: Oxford Circus

    15. An honourable mention for Spuntino, Soho