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Birley Sandwiches

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#13,897 of 18,188 Restaurants in London}
££ - £££Cafe, Fast food
26 Copthall Avenue, London EC2R 7DN, England
+44 20 7256 8818
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“focaccia” (2 reviews)
“at lunchtime” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Fast food
££ - £££
26 Copthall Avenue, London EC2R 7DN, England
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Birleys do great sandwiches and salads. Unfortunately they are no longer accepting amex card payments - given the 20 mins queues for their food surely they can afford the cost associated with this card? Also at canary wharf their salad counter continually dirty the handles...More

Thank Dee444
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The food is fresh - I ordered a sandwich, and it was delicious. However, the website suggests that there are lots of carved meats to choose from (there isn't), and that there is a range of bread to choose from (there isn't). I wanted a...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Having never tried Birleys before, I was tempted by seeing that is was always busy - usually meaning the food is good. It wasn't packed when I went in at 8.15am this morning. About 7 people waiting for food. Didn't think it would be an...More

Thank Elly L
Reviewed 23 November 2016

It's always busy, but don't be put off as they get through them all quickly. The system is a little confusing but they'll help you through it - order at counter, pay at desk and then wait to be shouted! Top notch sandwiches of any...More

Thank aking73
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Really like the sandwich here, impressive in all aspects. They had such a wide variety of fillings and fresh off the counter. What let's it down is the service as the organisation is terrible, every is trying to get the counter which is a bit...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant does great sandwiches. I personally love the egg bacon and sausage but all the food is good. Will be back again.

Thank Ace28065
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The staff could stand to be a little more polite. And they need to be taught to make sandwiches properly. The server used two tiny slices of bread to make my sandwich. She stuffed the filling in and broke the bread even though I mentioned...More

Thank AFL_V
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I always get the Bacon and Avocado sandwich when I visit. It's funny, at one point they would put fresh bacon in the sandwich so I could eat it hot, but lately it's always been cold bacon. It's still very good. Bread is thick and...More

Thank Alice Z
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

A very busy sandwich / coffee / salad spot . Incredibly they allow the same person that makes and serves the coffee to operate the till which results in big delays even at 650 am . Salads are way over priced in my opinion. sandwiches...More

Thank londondubliner
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

He toasted sandwiches and focaccias here are great. Little pricey but on the odd occasion it is a nice treat. Definitely check them out.

Thank Andrew P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Copthall Avenue, London EC2R 7DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7256 8818
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