Lundenwic  

 
 
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45 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B 4DW
 
 
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Mon to Sat 7am-7pm
 
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Salads from £5
 

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LundenwicOli Hiam and Dom Hamdy, the pair behind gourmet scotch eggs pop-up Scotchtails extend beyond the meat-wrapped egg snack to fresh salads, sandwiches and toasties with Lundenwic, an all-day cafe and coffee shop on Aldwych, Covent Garden. Named after a 5th century Anglo-Saxon settlement in the city, Lundenwic was inspired by a trip to Copenhagen and everything from the menu to the decor is reminiscent of the Nordic cafes found there. It's open from breakfast when choices include pastries and freshly made porridge served with marmalade, cocoa nibs, hazelnut and honey on top. The menu of mix and match freshly made gluten free salads, sandwiches and toasties comes courtesy of young chef Matt Shea who has worked at B.O.B's Lobster and Salon Brixton. Crunchy, fresh salads combine courgette, asparagus, kohlrabi, peas, curd and red chilli; roast butternut squash with chickpeas, fennel and pomegranate; and pickled peach, green beans, feta and hazelnut. Sandwiches on sourdough are filled with porchetta, salsa verde and mint as well as vegetarian friendly options like butternut squash, chickpeas with lemons and chermoula. Coffee - overseen by head of coffee, Stan Przemek, from Flat White, Milk Bar and TAP Coffee - is by Workshop and there's an exclusive selection of bottled nut milks including 'Peanut milk'.

 

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Lundenwic  Dominic Hamdy and Oliver Hiam, owners of Lundenwic  

   
Lundenwic - Dominic Hamdy and Oliver Hiam, owners of Lundenwic

Lundenwic Dominic Hamdy and Oliver Hiam, owners of Lundenwic 


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The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £155  31% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from Lundenwic
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Lundenwic
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
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372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Lundenwic
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Peyton and Byrne Covent Garden
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44 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Lundenwic
Oven fresh, home-made artisan bread, cakes, and pastries are baked daily at Peyton and Byrne, the cafe chain set up by restaurateur and Great British Menu ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
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29 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Lundenwic
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
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135 The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Lundenwic
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Homage at The Waldorf Hilton
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22 The Aldwych, The Waldorf Hilton, , Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Lundenwic
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Jidori
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15 Catherine Street, WC2B | 1 minute from Lundenwic
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Sofra
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36 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Lundenwic
Turkish cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Lundenwic, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Lundenwic
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Lundenwic, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Lundenwic
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Motown The Musical
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Lundenwic, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 7 minutes from Lundenwic
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Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Lundenwic
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Novello Theatre
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Lundenwic
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
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Fortune Theatre
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Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Lundenwic
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
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45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Lundenwic
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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Lundenwic
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Covent Garden East Piazza
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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Lundenwic
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The Albion Emporium
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38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Lundenwic
As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
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42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Lundenwic
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Penhaligon's
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41 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Lundenwic
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Courtauld Institute of Art
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Lundenwic
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Lundenwic
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The London Film School
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Lundenwic
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The Sanctuary
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12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Lundenwic
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
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24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Lundenwic
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Thai Square Spa
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Lundenwic
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
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39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Lundenwic
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Philomena's Irish Bar
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40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Lundenwic
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Lamb & Flag
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Lundenwic
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Parrot
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The Waldorf Hilton, WC2B | 1 minute from Lundenwic
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
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1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Lundenwic
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Grays & Feather
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26 Wellington Street, WC2E | 1 minute from Lundenwic
Specialising in sparkling wines Grays & Feather offers an exploration, education and, most importantly, enjoyment - without breaking the bank - of fizz. From the rolling ... More
 
 
 
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Lundenwic
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Lundenwic
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
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8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Lundenwic
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The Play That Goes Wrong
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Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
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Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
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This February half term families visiting the London Transport Museum can learn about the amazing women who keep London moving. ...More

 
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The Canadian circus troupe comprising 12 acrobats and musicians goes behind the scenes of a 1920s art deco grand hotel ...More

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