We don’t use this word lightly, but whoever first invented the sandwich was a genius. A bloody champion of crust. A messiah of bread. And if you’re looking for a proper sandwich near Farringdon, Tongue And Brisket on Leather Lane is a great bet. This isn’t the kind of sad sarnie shop that’ll leave you questioning exactly how many hours, minutes, and seconds there is until dinner. This is a place for whole schnitzels, and piles of salt beef (pro-tip: ask for lots and lots of mustard) inside rye. That being said, if you’re looking for some suave interior design then Tongue And Brisket might not be for you, but if it’s a proper sandwich you’re after, they’ve got you covered.
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Clerk and Well
This Clerkenwell pub serves well priced Pan Asian cuisine making it perfect for a quick lunch.
Fish Central is an old school fish restaurant in Clerkenwell serving an excellent three course set dinner for under £20.
Cocktail Lounge at the Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
Zetter Bar is a nice hotel bar in Clerkenwell. It’s great for a strong drink (or three), and is the antithesis of a bawdy night at the local pub.
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Earl’s is an old-school deli and sandwich shop in the City of London that’s perfect for takeaway or a quick lunch.
Terroni of Clerkenwell
Terroni is an old-school Italian deli in Clerkenwell. It also has a café serving quick, no frills food to eat in and to takeaway.
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