M. Manze is perhaps the longest-surviving pie-and-mash shop in London, having been in operation since 1902 when it was founded by Italian immigrant, Michele Manze, whose 3 grandsons run the business today.
What’s not to love about a place where the waitresses all call you “luv” in their broad Cockney accent? Service is quick, and you get what are essentially Manze offerings prepared using recipes which have remained unchanged since it all started.
- Pie and mash:, with green parsley sauce.
- Jellied eels - delish with a sprinkling of brown vinegar and a generous shake of black pepper:
87 Tower Bridge Road
London SE1 4TW
Tel: 020 7407 2985
Opening hours: Mon 11am - 2pm, Tue-Thurs: 10.30am - 2pm,
Fri: 10am - 2.30pm, Sat: 10am - 2.45pm.