The next best thing since sliced bread, sandwiches are a British tradition and an iconic culinary invention.
Ever since John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich ordered cold beef between slices of toast, to avoid getting up from his card game, his name has become synonymous with the delectable dish.
From cheesy goodness, to meat lover’s dreams and veggie delights, there’s so much choice when it comes to great sandwiches.
Taking place from Sunday 20th May to Saturday 26th May, enjoy British Sandwich Week 2018 by sampling some of the city’s very best butties.
Free State Kitchen
The Sandwich: The Reuben – Homemade Pastrami, toasted rye bread, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and house Thousand Island dressing
British Sandwich Week wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Free State Kitchen.
Serving a contemporary twist on American classics, this modern diner offers one of the most delicious Reuben sandwiches in the city.
The Sandwich: Mowgli Chip Butty – Roti wrap, fenugreek kissed turmeric fries, chilli pickle, red onion, coriander, green chilli & Mowgli tomato relish
One of the most vibrant and creative takes on the traditional sandwich, Mowgli’s chip butty is one of our all time favourite sarnies.
A zingy combination of turmeric, coriander and tomato relish, it’s a winning recipe in our book.
The Sandwich: Cubanita – Dr. Pepper BBQ pulled pork, pickles, Monterey Jack cheese, mozzarella, American cheese and mustard
Next up is another American favourite that serves up a huge helping of sandwich options for both meat lovers and veggies.
Expect large portions, lots of cheese and flavour combinations that are to die for.
The Sandwich: The Kof-fufel – lamb kofta and falafel with pickles, crunchy salad and tahini dressing
The Baltic Bakehouse specialise in all things bread, so it’s no wonder their sandwiches are some of the tastiest in the city.
From freshly baked sourdough, to delicious rye and a wholemeal loaf or two, this cafe serves up a range of unique sandwiches encased in the best bread you’ve ever had.
Filter + Fox
The Sandwich: Filter’s Famous Grilled Cheese – base of swiss, gruyere and cheddar cheeses served with chutney
If you don’t have one of Filter + Fox’s famous grilled cheese sandwiches during British Sandwich Week then are you even a real sarnie lover?
As well as the grilled cheese, this popular bar, cafe and restaurant features a wide range of yummy deli sandwiches that are sure to take everyone’s fancy.
The Sandwich: Moroccan chicken with harissa mayonnaise and tomato salad
If you’re looking for a sandwich that packs a punch to celebrate British Sandwich Week, look no further than Leaf’s mouthwatering harissa Moroccan chicken buttie.
Nestled on busy Bold Street, Leaf is the ideal place to enjoy a tasty sandwich with friends.
The Sandwich: Spicy Chipotle Seitan – Spicy seitan, chipotle mayo, tomato, Sauerkraut and jalapeño cheddar
Maybe not your traditional sandwich, but The Bagelry’s delicious menu is close enough for us.
Offering everything from breakfast butties, to traditional bagel fillings and our favourite vegan delights, this cosy cafe is the perfect destination to enjoy a sandwich with a twist.
The Sandwich: Roasted chicken, pesto and sun dried tomato
One of Liverpool’s most popular independent coffee shops, Rococo is nestled in the centre of town and offers diners a huge selection of fresh sandwiches.
From traditional Ploughman’s to skyscraper Club sandwiches and yummy paninis, it’s a sarnie lovers dream.
Carpathia Champagne Bar and Restaurant
The Sandwich: Smoked salmon, dill and creme fraiche on brown bread
If you’re looking for a sophisticated alternative to the classic sandwich, why not visit Carpathia and sample one of their amazing afternoon teas.
Featuring a scrumptious selection of flavours from ham and mustard, to smoked salmon, afternoon tea is the perfect way to sample a lovely selection of delicate finger sandwiches.
The Cow & Co Café
The Sandwich: Bacon, avocado, tomato, spinach and aioli
It’s hard to pick just one of Cow and Co’s delicious sandwich choices. They offer everything from smashed avocado with chilli flakes, lemon and Himalayan pink salt, to halloumi, fresh mint, harissa mayonnaise and rocket, plus the mouthwatering bacon, avocado, tomato, spinach and aioli.
Located in the picturesque Cleveland Square on the edge of town, Cow and Co is one of our favourite places to enjoy a tasty sandwich in Liverpool.
The Club House
The Sandwich: The Grilled Club Sandwich – Rotisserie chicken in Piri Piri sea salt, mayo, smoked streaky bacon, vine tomato, baby gem lettuce and hot sauce
Celebrate British Sandwich Week the good old fashioned way at The Club House, on the rooftop of Liverpool One.
Offering foodies a delightful range of grilled club sandwiches from chicken mayonnaise to the Cuban club and coronation chicken, the Club House is perfect for those that want to stick to tradition.
Coffee and Fandisha
The Sandwich: ‘Wildloaf’ sourdough with smoked cheddar, vine toms, wild rocket & avocado butter
Last but not least on our list of the very best sandwiches in Liverpool and where to eat them is Coffee and Fandisha.
Situated in the trendy Baltic Triangle area, this quirky coffee shop serves up a host of healthy sandwich options, that all feature a quirky ingredient or two.
From vegetarian options, to deli meat style sandwiches and healthy vegan butties, there’s something for everyone.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our guide to the best butties to try during British Sandwich Week 2018, if you think we’ve missed any off the list, let us know in the comments!
Once you’ve eaten your fill of some of these delicious sandwiches, you might want to walk off all those carbs! Check out our brilliant blog on some fabulous walks and trails around Liverpool.