Leon

 
 
ADDRESS
12 Ludgate Circus, City, London EC4M 7LQ 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Fri 8am-11pm
 

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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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Opening and closing times for Leon

Today (Tuesday) Leon closes at 22.00

Monday:

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22.00
 
 

Tuesday:

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22.00
 
 

Wednesday:

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22.00
 
 

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22.00
 
 

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22.00
 
 

Saturday:

Closed
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Leon Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Blackfriars Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
St. Paul's Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
City Thameslink Station
 
0 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowhill NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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