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3 Crispin PlaceShadwellLondonE1 6DW
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I've been converted to the Leon ways...not sure how healthy their food is but the halloumi wrap is so damn tasty it's hard to walk past and not go in. And if you haven't tried their baked fries then do it. I'm told the chorizo salad is really tasty too so it's next on my list to try. (I wasn't a big fan of the kofte wrap but friends swear by it...so might be a case of horses for courses)more
My main beef with Leon is that they throw cilantro into their salads without articulating it on the menu. I call this "stealth cilantro", a polarizing herb that for some of us tastes like it was green thumbed by the devil himself! A recent pea salad was delivered equal parts cilantro and pea, and rendered totally inedible for me. I know that some people are keen on it, and that's fine--all...more
I definitely am not a fan of chains. There is so much choice with artisan/independent touches in London that it almost is a crime to me to go to chains... Still, Leon is different. That's what many say, so I had to check it myself. And they are right.
The food looks relatively healthy compared to other chains out there, and reasonably priced for the quality. I had a chicken burger and some...more
As a healthy food evangelist I obviously have to like Leon ;)
We went there for a light lunch and shared three different vegetarian dishes that we all loved despite the other guys being meat eaters.
I also find the interior design very welcoming and comfy.
Let's go again!more
It's good. It's fresh, I never feel "gaaaaah, how could I ever handle sitting at my desk after THAT calorie bomb" after, and it's totally in the same price range as many go-to lunch options.
I've had mixed success with the smoothies (just weird taste/consistency) but that's the only Leon offering that I would straight up NO THANKS, NOPE NOPE, NAW, NAW never again order (even though I learned...more