Proving there's so much more to sliced bread than the humble BLT, we've round up Sydney's eight best sandwiches to curb those lunchtime cravings and where to get them.
Brought to you by Arash Katrak (of Tio's fame) and partner Anna Berry, from a tiny shopfront in Surry Hills Sydney, you'll find a short and sweet sandwich menu featuring delicacies such as: smoked mozzarella toasties; pork belly bánh mì; and crisp chicken katsu to keep your sandwich hunger pangs at bay.
Address: Shop 3, 509-511 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Named in homage to the fourth Earl of Sandwich, this new eatery has quickly garnered a loyal following. Packed with high-quality fillings that spill over the brim, the 12-hour braised beef, house-cured salmon, and truffled egg will have you salivating.
At this Sydney sandwich stalwart, slabs of bread are ladened with fresh, flavoursome fillings then packed in silver foil ready to go. Highlights include the Cajun chicken and roast beef with North's house-made lemon mayonnaise.
South Dowling Sandwiches
This Sydney sandwich institution has been serving up thick, wholesome sandwiches for 15 years. People come far and wide for the oversized fluffy bread, generous fillings and tasty additions. The salads are hearty and delicious too! For some of the best sandwiches in Sydney make sure you order the chicken schnitzel or the tuna special, and don't forget to try the caramelised carrots, red cabbage and grilled eggplant additions.
Address: 377 South Dowling Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Phone: (02) 9360 9355
Get here for the Reuben sandwich, created using New York native Arnold Reuben's classic recipe, corned beef is layered with melted Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing—delicious. From NYC with love Sydney sandwich lovers
Monty's Sandwich Shop
This gourmet Sydney sandwich bar offers a plethora of tasty options, including: chicken, crispy pancetta and aioli; turkey, brie, cranberry jam and baby spinach; and Asian-style soy and ginger chicken. Some of the best sandwiches in Sydney thank you very much!
Address: 52 Spring Street, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
A collaboration between Luxe baker Simon Cancio and Mecca's Paul Geshos, Brickfields takes its sandwiches pretty seriously—from brisket with chilli and house-made pickles, to sopressa with asiago and eggplant, it's all good here.
Kings Lane Sandwiches
At this Darlinghurst sandwich mecca, childhood classics are elevated to modern Sydney standards with options such as: ham, bocconcini, basil and tomato; chicken schnitzel with herb mayo; and smoked salmon with potato salad. The queues are there for a reason— addictively good Sydney sandwiches.
Address: Shop 1, 28 Kings Lane, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
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