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20 Sandwiches Every Londoner Needs To Eat

The only way to stop the drooling is to go and eat them as soon as possible.

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4. Seven Year Steak Sandwich at Hawksmoor

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No, it's not seven years old – it took them seven years to come up with the perfect recipe. Ribeye steak, Graceburn cream cheese, watercress, and grated fresh horseradish.

6. Chargrilled Cauliflower Wrap at Mike and Ollie

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Foraging chefs Mike and Ollie nail it again. Chargrilled cauliflower wrap with crispy garlic and cumin, hummus, red cabbage, rosehip molasses, homemade yoghurt, Turkish chilli, toasted seeds, coriander, and a little rocket.


7. Falafel at Mr Falafel

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With such beautiful fresh flavours, this is still one of the best Palestinian falafel wraps in London. Falafels, hummus, fried aubergine slices, pickled cucumbers, pickled turnips, lettuce, tomato, green chilli sauce, red chilli sauce, tahini sauce, and parsley.

10. Mushroom Sandwich from Spore Boys

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Spore Boys are London's premier mushroom sellers. This sandwich contains a mix of mushrooms such as winter chanterelle, girolle, buna shimeji, shiitake, golden enoki, and fresh cep, which are fried with cup mushrooms in butter with garlic, and topped with shaved pecorino cheese, parsley, sea salt, and olive oil.


11. Brekkie Muffin from Original Fry Up Material

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One of the best breakfast sandwiches in London, this monster contains Blythburgh pork shoulder patty, crisp streaky bacon, runny fried egg, and American cheese. There’s some of their special "brekkie sauce" to finish. Oof.


15. Afternoon Tea Sandwiches at Claridge's

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The afternoon tea at Claridge's is one of the best in London, and these sandwiches are dainty treasures. Cucumber and cream cheese, ham and remoulade, egg mayo, smoked salmon. All the classics, done really, really well.

16. Toasted Cheese Sandwich at Kappacasein

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The original grilled cheese and still the best. A combination of Comté, Montgomery’s cheddar and Ogleshield cheese melted between two slices of Polaine sourdough. There's garlic, leeks, and red and white onions too. A truly magnificent sandwich.


20. Ham Egg 'n' Chips at Max's

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Slow-cooked ham hock, fried egg, shoestring fries, piccalilli, malt vinegar, and mustard mayo. This one has everything: salty ham, crunchy fries, pickles, a fried egg...what more do you want?!