Leon  

 
 
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86 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N 6HT
 
 
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LeonInside might look like a fast food joint - and the food is served in shoots, like McDonald's - but there the comparison ends. 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. Very highly recommended.

 

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Cannon Street Tube Station
 
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Monument Tube Station
 
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Railway Stations

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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
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Thames Exchange NCP
 
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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  36% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 4 minutes from Leon
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
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7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from Leon
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Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  21% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 8 minutes from Leon
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
123 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Leon
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
135 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 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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Pret A Manger
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52 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Leon
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5 Abchurch Yard, Abchurch Lane, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Leon
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The Courtyard, 20 St Swithin's Lane, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Leon
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The Courtyard, 20 St. Swithins Lane, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Leon
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27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Leon
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Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Leon
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56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Leon
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39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from Leon
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14 Cornhill , City, London EC3V3ND | 3 minutes from Leon
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8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Leon
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All Bar One Cannon Street
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103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Leon
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Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2018 

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Leon

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