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The Sandwich Shop

54, Gloucester Rd, London SW7 4QT, England (Earls Court)
020 7589 2849
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Ranked #3,166 of 17,213 Restaurants in London
Price range: $3 - $9
Cuisines: Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Neighborhood: Earls Court
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This is by far the best lunchtime food place in the area, especially if you like mayonnaise which their food is drowned in. Seriously though, the sandwiches are varied and delicious, prices very reasonable and portion sizes huge. Makes a nice change from al the overpriced horrible places in the area.

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Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Excellent choise for a quick lunch to go. Large and tasty baguettes for less than 3 pounds. Friendly staff.

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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

We ate in and both had a tasty baguette, with the option to be toasted! Very large and was £2.50 for my baguette to eat in so very cheap! Had a large selection of baguettes plus some noodles and drinks and other snacks on offer! Very quick service!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

While studying abroad in London, this shop was on the way home from my class and I would stop and get lunch a few times a week! The kebab sandwich and the curry sandwich were my favorites! I loved to grab a sandwich, a drink, and head up to Hyde park (weather permitting) for a picnic. Or head over to... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Great value and very friendly staff Their breakfast special is fantastic and value for money Staff are very friendly and there is hardly any wait

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Annapolis, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Inexpensive, well-prepared sandwiches for breakfast and lunch, with friendly service. What's not to like? I would have liked to try the chicken curry, and some of the other prepared items. Service is quick, but a queue can develop when workmen in the area break for lunch. I'd give it a 5, but it's just a no frills sanswith shop...so a... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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209 reviews 209 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Hey, you, psssttt.....Say you are out and about after visiting the British Museum of Natural History. You are hungry and it's a nice day. Stop by this gen of a sandwich shop, get a baguette sandwich with wonderful fresh ingredients, a drink and head 2 block up to Hyde park for a small picnic. You will have a memorable experience.... More

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Illinois City, Illinois
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112 reviews 112 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Looking for a quick afternoon lunch, I ordered the chicken avocado on baguette for £ 2.50. Amazingly delicious. The baguette was fresh, crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside. The sandwiches are chicken-salad-ish so I was worried about the common mayo-over-board. I was so happy by the seasoning in the dressing. The avocado was ripe and soft. They had... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

I've never written a review here before, but I just had to for this little gem. Can't believe it only has 1 review. It is cheap, tasty, has incredible variety and the shop owners are very friendly. I'm attending a conference at the Royal Albert Hall and it's worth the 10 minute walk at lunch break.

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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

I once lived in london and this was my favorite place EVER! I'm actually on my way to paris next week and am spending 12hrs in london on my way just so I can go in and get chicken and avocado on a buttered baguette with chips. Highly recommended if you're in the neighborhood, and for a city like londond... More

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