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12 Ludgate Circus, City, London EC4M 7LQ
 
 
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LeonIt's a problem. How to get a healthy, tasty lunch. We're swamped in McDonald's and Pret a Manger, but finally our search for something different, something good, has ended. Our quest ends at the excellent - and expanding - group of Leon restaurants. Inside looks 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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Snowhill NCP
 
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Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
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Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  33% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 2 minutes from Leon
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  31% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 3 minutes from Leon
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Apex Temple Court Hotel
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1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 4 minutes from Leon
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London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
17-18 Tooks Court, Holborn, London EC4A | 7 minutes from Leon
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Amico Bio
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44 Cloth Fair, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Leon
Head chef Pasquale Amico and his two cousins bring to you the first vegetarian-organic-Italian restaurant in London. The menu at Amico Bio is 100% vegetarian-organic, with ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
St Mary-le Bow, Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 9 minutes from Leon
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6 Farringdon Street, Ludgate Circus Building, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from Leon
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109 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 1 minute from Leon
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109 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 1 minute from Leon
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Leon, St Paul's Churchyard, EC4M | 5 minutes from Leon
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213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 8 minutes from Leon
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20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Leon
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London > Attractions >
New Street Square, City, London EC4A | 4 minutes from Leon
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Leon
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Holborn, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Leon
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West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Leon
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London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Leon
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 11 minutes from Leon
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 12 minutes from Leon
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Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Leon
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145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 3 minutes from Leon
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1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 2 minutes from Leon
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East Poultry Avenue, Smithfield Markets, EC1A | 6 minutes from Leon
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121 Holborn, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Leon
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The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 4 minutes from Leon
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