Leon Bankside

7 Canvey Street , London, SE1 9AN

SquareMeal Review of Leon Bankside

Leon’s express aim is to change the face of fast food & it succeeds brilliantly. The counter service, speedy delivery & plastic cutlery wouldn’t be out of place in a high-street burger chain, but the difference with Leon is you get ‘real food’ in your cardboard box. It remains ‘excellent for a pop-in lunch’, but don’t overlook the chain for a grilled sandwich or organic porridge at breakfast – or even a quick, ethically sound dinner. It’s probably best known for ‘superfood’ salads, chilli chicken wraps & Moroccan meatballs, but monthly & seasonal specials such as pork jambalaya or pea & squash curry normally manage to keep things interesting for regular users. Leon’s worthy message occasionally errs on the twee side, but all is forgiven when you pay the bill.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Southwark Tube Station 551m

Waterloo East Station 592m


Address: 7 Canvey Street , London SE1 9AN

Area: South Bank Borough etc

Opening times

Mon-Sat 8am-10pm (Sat 10am- ) Sun 11am-7pm

Nearby Landmarks

Tate Modern 82m

Bankside Gallery 304m


Telephone: 020 7620 0035


Cuisine: International

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