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Breadline Sandwich Bar

4 Duncannon Street | Charing Cross, London WC2N 4JF, England
+44 20 7930 8516
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“beans” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
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4 Duncannon Street | Charing Cross, London WC2N 4JF, England
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Turned up at Trafalgar Square where we decided to have some breakfast we saw the usual well known places but I spotted the sign for Breadline down a side street so decided to give it a try. We both had the full english breakfast both...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a lunchtime sandwich. Was stunned to see the server use her hands to pick it up to be heated, then take the money (with her hands), then rub her face (with her hands), before removing the sandwich from the toaster - with...More

Thank AnnaKr16
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Don't say you can't get a good meal in London without paying over the odds. Sausage, egg and chips and a chicken curry for less than fifteen quid!!! Sit in a window seat and watch the world go by.

Thank Derek P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Just to the right of St Martins (at Trafalgar Square) is tiny Duncannon Street - and a little sandwich shop. During work days, they open at 6:30, bank hols at 9. They make simple, tasty sandwiches, omelets, beans on toast, some hot meals and salads....More

Thank trpadvuser
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I only popped by for a quick coffee which was average quality but only £1.90 so fairly good value. I will need to come back to try the food which looked good.

Thank Dominic V
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I have reviewed Breadline in the past; when I was spending most weekends in London it was the first port of call for my daughter and myself if eating in the Strand area. Visits to London are not now so frequent but we called in...More

Thank JulieJ48
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Pretty poor. Miserable staff, undercooked food, overpriced and no toilet. Should have guessed when it was so quiet on such a busy day with the parade and festivities all around.

Thank Irene G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I use this greasy spoon for lunch when I am in London for a spot of street photography. I usually go for the egg and bacon sandwich and a mug of tea. For around £3. 50 the last time I was there in 2016, you...More

Thank Tripstic
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

A cold and windy day. I dropped in for no good reason for a late breakfast. Service was a bit impersonal and grumpy but I like that in a sit-down non-chain cafe. Speedy delivery, exactly as stated on the menu. Very well priced. It worked...More

Thank DrBob625
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This place reminds me of the good old cafes that you could find in London before the coffee houses took over. A good solid English Breakfast at whatever time of day. And miles better value than in the nearby galleries and tourist traps

Thank SingleMan50ish
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through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Duncannon Street | Charing Cross, London WC2N 4JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7930 8516
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