Matteo's serves killer sandwiches alongside what you'd expect to find at a traditional Italian deli.
Floor-to-ceiling shelves are impressively jam-packed with tins of fancy fish, packets of gnocchi, jars of bright-red passata, bottles of balsamic glaze and more. Meanwhile, the fridges are stocked with deli meats (all sorts of salami, mortadella and ham), cheeses and marinated veggies – ready to be stacked on grazing platters or in panini, which you can take away or eat on a street-side table, post-lockdown.
The sandwich menu is short and sweet, with just a handful of options. The Cold Cuts is just as meaty as you think, with the addition of provolone and house-made condiments; the Real Italian is Matteo’s take on the Caprese; and the SPS is a molten, Reuben-ish situation that’s loaded with pastrami and cheese. The team also does rotating specials – most recently a classic, sugo-doused meatball sub.
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