Kitch and delish

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For the past two and a half years I’ve been going to the gym 5 days a week. Walking past Mimi’s Deli every day and never thought of going in.

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From the outside it looks like they sell most things pasta and sauce, sandwiches and cold meats… all things Italian.

I had  a bit of time so popped in. The fabulous lady asked if I would like to eat in. Hmmmm… I didn’t even realise they had 10 tables out the back.

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This doesn’t feel like a typical London deli. The place is run by an extended Italian family and the tables have a slight mediterranean feel to them – I chose to eat in. 

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The waitress was just a delight: a thick accent (as if I can talk being South African) but yet ever so helpful. She ran me through the menu. My question was simple “What do you recommend?”. Without missing a beat she said lasagne.

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To be honest I didn’t expect much, but when the food arrived… the portion was massive! While the presentation looked a bit like my mum had dished it up, it tasted OUTSTANDING!!!!. 

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I finished everything and probably would have licked the plate if there was no one else there! At first I was the only client but it filled up really fast. Clearly there are a lot of people who know of this hidden gem. In my opinion a diamond.

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A fabulously unexpected pleasant surprise.