Nice little deli right by Kensal Rise station


About a minutes walk from Kensal Rise station on the increasingly gentrified Chamberlayne Road.


It’s not a huge space inside but compensates for this with a number of benches and tables on the outside. Being a deli it’s crammed full of produce for sale which makes the indoor space feel even smaller than it is but this gives the deli it’s character.


Their pain au chocolate and croissants are big and delicious, the sandwiches are ok but not amazing. They do a pretty decent brekkie at a good price – for £7.99 you can get eggs, salmon/bacon with toast, fresh orange juice and a hot drink.


It’s super cosy and loved by the locals (well my sister’s boyfriend is an unwavering fan). Great on Sat mornings when you can sit and read the papers and munch on some eggs. Not for those who don’t like communal dining, unless you grab yourself a bar stool facing the window where you can eat and sip away like a loner.


Pastries range from £2 – £2.50, a sarnie will cost you just under a fiver and The Minkie’s Breakfast £7.99. Hot drinks range from £2-3. Their breakfast is their best value for money offering on the menu, everything else is moderately priced / verging on the pricey.



Cuisine: Deli fare

Cost: c.£7.99 for a breakfast plate 

Address: ‘Glasshouse’, Chamberlayne Road, London, NW10 5RQ

Tube:  Kensal Rise (Overground)

Reservations: No

Hours: Mon-Sun 8am-7pm (5pm on Sundays)

Phone: +44 (0)208 969 2182


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