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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
 
1 minutes walk
 
Monument Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
2 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  31% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 4 minutes from Leon
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7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from Leon
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1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 8 minutes from Leon
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
123 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Leon
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135 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Leon
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52 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Leon
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103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Leon
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