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17 Sandwiches You Must Eat Before You Die

Think all the best sandwich action is happening in London? Think again.

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1. Toasted Cheese at Baltic Bakehouse, Liverpool

This oozy number is made with award winning sourdough and has the all important crispy cheese spillage around the sides. We all know they're the best bits.
Baltic Bakehouse

This oozy number is made with award winning sourdough and has the all important crispy cheese spillage around the sides. We all know they're the best bits.

2. Bacon Butty at The Pig and Pastry, York

Just look at all that thick cut bacon.
The Pig and Pastry / Via karenturner.co.uk

Just look at all that thick cut bacon.

3. Salt Beef on Challah from Loaf, Birmingham

Salt beef, pickles and mustard on sweet challah bread. They start selling them at noon – they're sold out by 1pm.
The Loaf / Via Flickr: loafonline

Salt beef, pickles and mustard on sweet challah bread. They start selling them at noon – they're sold out by 1pm.

4. Crab Sandwich at The Dungeness Fish Hut, Dungeness

So. Much. Crab.
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So. Much. Crab.

5. Cheeseburger at Steak and Honour, Cambridge

Is a burger a sandwich? Of course it is. This cheesy number from Cambridge is one of the best.
Steak and Honour / Via steakandhonour.co.uk

Is a burger a sandwich? Of course it is. This cheesy number from Cambridge is one of the best.

6. Ham, Emmenthal and Chicken Crackling at The Pear Cafe, Bristol

This beauty is packing away ham, emmental, chicken crackling, baby gem, tomato, grain mustard and mayo on poppy seed bloomer. Sorry, did someone say CHICKEN CRACKLING?!
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This beauty is packing away ham, emmental, chicken crackling, baby gem, tomato, grain mustard and mayo on poppy seed bloomer. Sorry, did someone say CHICKEN CRACKLING?!

7. Grilled Cheese at Kappacasein, London

It is the law that this sandwich makes it into every round up, ever, because it is one of the best sandwiches in the world.
Rosie Tulips / Via Flickr: rosietulips

It is the law that this sandwich makes it into every round up, ever, because it is one of the best sandwiches in the world.

8. Crab Sandwich at The Housel Bay Hotel, Lizard

The only thing that could make this sandwich even better would be a stunning view of Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula. Oh wait...
Housel Bay Hotel / Via houselbay.com

The only thing that could make this sandwich even better would be a stunning view of Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula. Oh wait...

9. Pork Bun at Pork and Co., Canterbury

We're over pulled pork in general, but when it comes with this much crackling? Too hard to resist.
Pork and Co. / Via porkandco.co.uk

We're over pulled pork in general, but when it comes with this much crackling? Too hard to resist.

10. Anything from The Earl of Sandwich, Winchester

These guys are dedicated to the art of sandwich layering – each "build" is a mini masterpiece.
Earl of Sandwich / Via earlwinchester.co.uk

These guys are dedicated to the art of sandwich layering – each "build" is a mini masterpiece.

11. Anything on the Counter from Windy Corner Stores, Whitstable

Big means business at Windy Corner Stores, and we like their style.
Windy Corner Stores / Via Facebook: windycornerstoresandcafe

Big means business at Windy Corner Stores, and we like their style.

12. Ham and Cheese Toastie at Fitzbillies, Cambridge

Fitzbillies use their own baked ham in this traditional toastie. "Fruit ketchup" comes on the side for dipping crusts. Or fingers.
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Fitzbillies use their own baked ham in this traditional toastie. "Fruit ketchup" comes on the side for dipping crusts. Or fingers.

13. Steamed Buns at Ninja Buns, Edinburgh

Like little fluffy clouds...someone should write a song about them.
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Like little fluffy clouds...someone should write a song about them.

14. Mahi Mahi Banh Mi at Digbeth Dining Club, Birmingham

Okay so it's not really a banh mi, but it is a sandwich filled with crisp fried fish and fresh, punchy pickles, so we're okay with that.
Claire Rowlands

Okay so it's not really a banh mi, but it is a sandwich filled with crisp fried fish and fresh, punchy pickles, so we're okay with that.

15. Bacon and Swiss Cheese Croissant Sandwich at The Urban Shed, Cambridge

Who says a sandwich always needs bread? Bacon and cheese, on the other hand...

16. Steamed Buns at Fu Shnickens, Leeds

Options here include sticky soy ox cheek, pickled beetroot, palm sugar, crispy shallot and chive, or glazed pork belly, hoi sin, pickles, cashew, palm sugar and coriander.
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Options here include sticky soy ox cheek, pickled beetroot, palm sugar, crispy shallot and chive, or glazed pork belly, hoi sin, pickles, cashew, palm sugar and coriander.

17. The Soft Shell Crab Burger at Crabbieshack, All Over Kent

This soft shelled crustacean comes fried in batter flavoured with Old Bay seasoning, Genius! There's a range of sauces and salads too like pickled cucumber and wasabi mayo, or harissa with avocado, fennel and almonds.
Crabbieshack / Via crabbieshack.co.uk

This soft shelled crustacean comes fried in batter flavoured with Old Bay seasoning, Genius! There's a range of sauces and salads too like pickled cucumber and wasabi mayo, or harissa with avocado, fennel and almonds.

And a special dessert sandwich award for the Donut and Cookie Sandwich at Nics NYC Deli, Glasgow

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