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LaffaLaffa, which takes its name from the Middle Eastern flatbread used as a wrap, gives a modern take on Eastern Mediterranean street food. Created by Ben MacAndrews and Gabriel Langford, Laffa - trading at Rupert Street, Soho, Wednesday to Friday lunchtimes and Broadgate Circle on various weekdays prior to opening here at Flat Iron Square - has been inspired by the food stalls and cooking of the Levant, the area spanning the shores of the Eastern Mediterranean. Their changing menu means vegetables and marinated meats are grilled then piled up into a warm fluffy pita or 'laffa' together with seasonal salads, fragrant herbs and their homemade sauces. Dishes to sample include lamb kofta, sabich, harissa and mint steak bavette, lemon and za'atar chicken, grilled aubergine and halloumi.

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Borough Tube Station
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London Bridge Railway Station
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Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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Union Car Parks
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Snowsfields NCP
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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £74† 32% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 4 minutes from Laffa
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £113† 28% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Laffa
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £75† 31% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Laffa
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
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Pilpel
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
60 Alie Street, E1 | 24 minutes from Laffa
Named after founder Uri Dinay's childhood nickname, Pilpel (meaning chilli pepper) offers falafels from a recipe developed over 60 years working on a falafel kiosk ... More
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Dindin Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
52 Gray's Inn Road, Holborn, London WC1X | 25 minutes from Laffa
Packaging the flavours of Persia into a bright, vibrant 30-cover cafe, Dindin Kitchen is a welcome addition to the busy Gray's Inn Road in Holborn. Something ... More
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Amber
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
21 Piazza Walk, Goodman's Fields, E1 | 26 minutes from Laffa
Tucked away behind the Curzon in Goodman's Fields, Amber is an all-day Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurant serving fresh, healthy salads, Pide (boat-shaped flatbread) and a ... More
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Bar Douro
London > Restaurants > Central European restaurants
Arch 35B Flat Iron Square, Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Laffa
Bringing the terra of Portugal to the arches of London Bridge at Flat Iron Square, Bar Douro is a lovely ... More
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Ekachai
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
68 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Laffa
The fourth branch of Ekachai in London, this Flat Iron Square restaurant brings the flavours of South East Asia to SE1 with classic Thai, Malay and ... More
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Savage Salads
London > Restaurants >
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Laffa
Savage Salads is the brainchild of Italian chef Davide Del Gatto and former restaurant manager Kristina Gustafsson from Sweden. They're on a mission to bring healthy ... More
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Merry Men by Tom Sellers
London > Events > Foodie Events †Dates: 4th to 22nd April 2018
Laffa, 32 Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Laffa
Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed for one month from the 24th March) with his Merry Men ...More
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The Little Matchgirl And Other Happier Tales
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 27th March to 21st April 2018 - Various Times
Laffa, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 6 minutes from Laffa
Emma Rice directs a revival of the Shakespeare's Globe and Bristol Old Vic co-production of Hans Christian Andersen's tales The Little Match Girl, The Princess And ...More
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Vivaldi's The Four Seasons
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 9th March to 21st April 2018 - Various Times
Laffa, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 6 minutes from Laffa
Finn Caldwell and Toby Olie co-direct a poetic narrative response to composer Max Richter's recomposition of Vivaldi's masterpiece, which combines the puppetry of Gyre & Gimble ...More
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Laffa
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Laffa
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
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The Bunker
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Laffa
An Off-West End theatre housed in a former underground parking garage in London Bridge, The Bunker is a small 110-seater studio theatre used ... More
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Laffa
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
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Hunter Penrose
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
32 Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Laffa
A beautiful old brick factory next to a blue railway bridge just off Southwark Street, this was once the home ... More
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Laffa
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Laffa
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Laffa
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Laffa
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Laffa
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 20 minutes from Laffa
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 23 minutes from Laffa
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Laffa
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 9 minutes from Laffa
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Laffa
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Laffa
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Laffa
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Laffa
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Laffa
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 11 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Laffa
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Laffa
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Laffa
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Laffa
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 10 minutes from Laffa
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Merry Men by Tom Sellers
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The Little Matchgirl And Other Happier Tales
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Multimedia, installations and sculpture spanning the career of the influential American artist, whose work focuses on perception, spatial relationships, human ...More

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Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Laffa

Five decades of performance art by influential American artist Joan Jonas go on display in an immersive exhibition taking over ...More

 
Picasso 1932: Love, Fame, Tragedy
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BMW Tate Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights
BMW Tate Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights
Exhibitions | Until 25th April 2018 

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A combination of installation, performance, film, video, sound, and talks over a period of ten days transforms the Tate Modern ...More

 
The Country Wife
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Morphic Graffiti presents William Wycherly's comedy about the excesses and seductions of late 1920's London. Directed by Luke Fredericks....More

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The free-to-view Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition returns for its 15th year in 2018, moving from Greenwich to London ...More

 
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The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 

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