Absolutely Starving sell an extensive variety of delicatessen products and groceries. They also have an in-house chef that prepares fresh deli products.
Tooley Street, Southwark, London, SE1 2QN
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+44 (0)20 7407 7417
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Tooley StreetSouthwarkLondonSE1 2QN
- +44 (0)20 7407 7417
- Public transport:
- London Bridge
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After all the hype and looking for a fresh, veggie friendly delhi, I dragged the Mrs along to Absolutely Starving.
Maybe my expectations were high, but I was a tad underwhelmed by the whole experience.
The place looks the part completely. Wide open plan, plenty of seating, lots of levels and very very well presented produce. Lots of salads on display, but at £1.40 per 100 and... absolutely...more
Falafel wrap? Yes. Chicken kebab wrap? Yes. Have lunch up to 500 calories (yes, I counted) that will keep you full, happy and satisfied until supper (well maybe a fruit in the afternoon - but I'm not here to give you a 5-a-day lecture! :)
My advice - if you're going for falafel - don't do hummus - it's same chickpeas in both! Also, they microwave their falafel and kebab - just ask them not...more
I love the name of this place, as I imagine those wandering the streets of the Southbank (mostly tourists) stumble upon the inviting deli atmosphere with relief because they are, indeed, Absolutely Starving after hours of walking around.
Spacious but not exactly laid out very well -- there was lovely table of treats right when you walk in on display, but that along with the line for the...more
'Absolutely Starving'? Maybe not, but definitely 'Quite Peckish' when I walked through these doors.There is food everywhere: my choice-o-meter almost exploded.
I opted for a sandwich as it was, after all, just lunch and I was only 'QUITE peckish'. "And can I have it toasted please?".
15 mins later, "erm, excuse me, has my sandwich toasted yet?". Yes, you see, they had sussed that I was only...more
Holy cr@p the Breakfast Baguette was amazing!
We stopped in for breakfast while I was on my way to the airport, and I immediately regretted not eating here earlier in my trip so that I could have gone back again. The decor is nice and rustic, and while the layout is a touch confusing, if you head to the back and work your way forward to the registers you should be okay.
The coffee is good...more