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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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Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  34% 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 £88  41% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 3 minutes from Leon
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
 
 
 
Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  26% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 4 minutes from Leon
Amazing hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into a four ... More
 
 
 
 
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Vanilla Black
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
17 -18 Tooks Court, Holborn, London EC4A | 7 minutes from Leon
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Amico Bio
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
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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The Place Below
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
St Mary-le Bow, Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 9 minutes from Leon
Shielded from the rampant capitalism and relentless wheeling and dealing above ground in the City, The Place Below is a calm haven below the streets. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
6 Farringdon Street, Ludgate Circus Building, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from Leon
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
109 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 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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London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
109 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 1 minute from Leon
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 20th, 21st and 22nd August 2019 - 7.30pm
Leon, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 2 minutes from Leon
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Leon, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 2 minutes from Leon
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Leon, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 2 minutes from Leon
The company presents Werther's tragic love story told through Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, starring renowned violinist Alda Dizdari and performed in English....More
 
 
 
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Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from Leon
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213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 8 minutes from Leon
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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Leon
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ... More
 
 
 
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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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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Holborn, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Leon
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 4 minutes from Leon
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London > Shopping > Jewellery
16-18 Hatton Garden, Holborn, London EC1N | 7 minutes from Leon
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London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Leon
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Leon
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 11 minutes from Leon
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London > Education > Arts and Drama
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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2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 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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Bounce Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
121 Holborn, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Leon
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77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Leon
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The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 4 minutes from Leon
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