When John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, assembled the world's original sandwich in the 1700s, he probably had no idea how far it would go. We don't just mean geographically, either. Sandwiches are now the vehicles for just about every edible item on Earth.

Here in Sydney we've embraced the lot – sandwiches filled with lasagna, fiery Thai salads, fried chicken, American barbeque and every other cut of meat imaginable. Others have four kinds of cheese, eggs done every different way and even ice-cream. Whether they're wild, simple or luxurious, here's where to find Sydney's best.

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Sando Bar

Say hello to Japanese-style sandwiches.

1/226 Commonwealth Street
Surry Hills NSW

Paper Bird

Another pork katsu sandwich stars here.

46a Macleay Street
Potts Point NSW 2011

John Montagu

Creative sandwiches from the owners of Yan.

144 Cathedral Street
Woolloomoo NSW 2011

The Lucky Pickle

An old school sandwich shop dragged into the modern era.

Shop 3 509-511 Crown Street (Enter via High Holborn Street)
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Little Lord

Like eating in a Wes Anderson film.

102 Salisbury Road
Camperdown NSW 2050

Two Chaps

All vegetarian; all flavour.

122 Chapel Street
Marrickville NSW 2204