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LeonIt's a hard life at the Londontown towers. We throw our all into finding our readers the finest - nay, the best, that London has to offer, and...well, we get hungry. The trouble is we find it hard to cram in a healthy, tasty lunch. We're swamped in McDonald's and Pret a Manger, but we want something different...something good. It seems like our prayers have been answered by the little god-of-London-lunches by the excellent Leon restaurant situated at the far end of Carnaby street.

Inside it looks a little like a fast food joint and it is. The food is served in shoots, like McDonald's, so there's hardly any waiting, and it's neatly wrapped for consumption on the move. The difference comes when you open the box, rather than greasy burgers you get grilled chicken wraps, slathered in aioli; spicey, succulent kebabs spiked with chilli; Moroccan meatballs, scented faintly with cumin and served in a thick tomato ragu. Believe me readers, it tastes good. Of course, there's so much more than meat, including plenty of veggie options too, like the extra-healthy (and rather tasty) salads made with Super Foods (broccoli, rocket, sprouts etc). All the food at Leon's is seasonal, well-sourced and, where possible, local. It's not totally organic, but it's all free-range, which means you get well-flavoured food that tastes like it should.

This is the kind of restaurant that London needs. Healthy, tasty food served quickly. Whether its a full meal you're after, or just a juice (ginger and carrot comes highly recommended) this place will put a smile on your face. And don't forget, it's open in the evening too with an excellent selection of wine. Enjoy this place Londoners, it's going to be huge. Very highly recommended.

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The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 1 minute from Leon
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
No 5 Maddox Street London
London > Apartment > Apartment
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 2 minutes from Leon
Edgy, urban and very hip, these distinguished apartments are a shopper's seventh heaven. Located near Regents Street, Maddox Street is a stylish sanctuary of tranquility offering ... More
The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £146† 25% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Leon
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
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Starbucks
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
34 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
The ubiquitous Seattle based coffee shop can unsurprisingly be found all over London. Thanks to its market saturation policy, branches resemble the Capital’s buses by always ... More
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
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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Speakeasy Espresso & Brew Bar
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
3 Lowndes Court, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
The Speakeasy Espresso & Brew Bar is the second venture from the guys who brought us the Deptartment of Coffee and Social Affairs in Leather Lane. ... More
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Ping Pong
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
45 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
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Antidote Wine Bar and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
12 A Newburgh Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
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Soho Wala
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21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 1 minute from Leon
With Chef Preet Tandi at the helm, Soho Wala offers regional Indian cooking in a contemporary setting. Chef Tandi's menu starts with videshi ... More
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Pretty Woman: The Musical
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Leon, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 5 minutes from Leon
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Les Miserables - The Staged Concert
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Leon, 51 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from Leon
A limited six-week run of an intimate concert staging of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's revolutionary novel of tragedy and loss. ...More
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Six The Musical
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 5th December 2020 to 18th April 2021 - Various Times
Leon, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from Leon
Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' playful musical history lesson about Henry VIII and his six wives, which puts the spotlight firmly on the fates of Catherine ...More
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
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Boulevard Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Walker's Court, W1F | 5 minutes from Leon
Fawn James, granddaughter of entertainment impresario Paul Raymond, who opened the original Boulevard Theatre as the Revuebar in 1958 ... More
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 5 minutes from Leon
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Photographers' Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16-18 Ramillies Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
The Photographers' Gallery - Britain's leading centre for contemporary photography - emerged from a 3.6 million pound redesign in May 2012 revealing the work of Irish ... More
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Unit London
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147 Wardour Street, W1F | 4 minutes from Leon
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Omer Tiroche Gallery
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21 Conduit Street, W1S | 4 minutes from Leon
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
30-32 Fouberts Place, Carnaby Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
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G-Factory
London > Shopping > Jewellery
32 Carnaby Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
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Pixi
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
22a Fouberts Place, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Leon
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 7 minutes from Leon
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 11 minutes from Leon
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Triyoga Soho
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 2 minutes from Leon
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
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1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 2 minutes from Leon
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24-26 Maddox Street, W1S | 3 minutes from Leon
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90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Leon
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77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Leon
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77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Leon
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Antidote Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
12a Newburgh Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
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The Cocktail Trading Company Development Bar and Table
London > Nightlife > Bars
22 Great Marlborough High Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Leon
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aqua spirit
London > Nightlife > Bars
5th Floor, 240 Regent Street (entrance 30 Argyll Street), 240 Regent Street, (entrance at 30 Argyll, Soho, London W1B | 2 minutes from Leon
Part of the Aqua Restaurant Group, which also includes aqua nueva and aqua kyoto, aqua spirit is a stylish cocktail bar in central London. Situated on ... More
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50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Leon
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Leon
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Leon
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Theatre | Until 24th January 2021 

Palace Theatre 8 minutes walk from Leon

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Wigmore Hall 8 minutes walk from Leon

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Trafalgar Square 12 minutes walk from Leon

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Gillian Lynne Theatre 14 minutes walk from Leon

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Adelphi Theatre 14 minutes walk from Leon

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Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 15 minutes walk from Leon

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
Future Engineers
Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 15 minutes walk from Leon

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
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Fortune Theatre 15 minutes walk from Leon

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Frozen the Musical
Frozen the Musical
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane 16 minutes walk from Leon

Disney's hit film Frozen goes from screen to stage when the magical world of Arendelle is recreated at the newly ...More

 
 
 
 
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