Planning a desk-top picnic? Then try out these butty shops; WITH MORE OF US EATING AT OUR WORKSTATIONS THESE DAYS, WE DESERVE A TREAT AT LUNCHTIME. emilia bona CHECKS OUT THE BEST OPTIONS.
HE lunch-hour sandwich is an absolute staple of the office worker's diet.
t. Whatever your filling preferences and whether you opt for the barm, baguette or traditional butty, there are few things better than a generously filled sarnie.
Everyone has their favourites and certain offices will swear by their local butty shop - but what are the best sandwich shops in Liverpool and beyond? We made a list of 15 of our absolute favourite butty shops for a lunchhour treat.
Out to Lunch Serving up a massive range of sandwich fillings, as well as daily hot specials and carvery barms, Out to Lunch is a firm favourite.
The team of friendly ladies at the sandwich shop can fill your barm, baguette or butty with anything from their huge board of options.
Chapel Street, Liverpool The Smorgasbord Serving up delicious food since 1989, this family-run business knows what it's doing when it comes to butties.
Its range of traditional sandwiches won't disappoint.
Teehay Lane, Bebington Lunch and Judy The ladies at Lunch and Judy have been preparing wonderful food for more than 10 years, from breakfasts and brunches to office lunches.
Choose from its traditional menu of fish, meat or cheese fillings, or try its famous sausage butty.
Market Street, Birkenhead Buskers Sandwich Bar With five stars on TripAdvisor, this Birkdale butty shop makes incredible carvery barms.
Offering lunchtime sandwiches, barmcakes and baguettes, the roasted hot meat butties are divine.
Upper Aughton Road, Birkdale Philpotts This national sandwich chain is a reliable choice for a filling lunchhour butty.
Offering up generously sized baguettes and butties, the turkey, bacon and Emmenthal sandwich is a particular treat.
Exchange Pass East, Liverpool Eat 4 Less Not your average butty shop, Eat 4 Less offers speciality baguettes at a bargain-basement price.
Their PS2 meal deal is probably the best deal you'll get anywhere - with a tasty baguette, a portion of fries and a can of your choice all included.
Richmond Street, Liverpool Mangetout Another favourite with office workers looking for a quick lunch, Mangetout offers amazing choice from their sandwich bar menu, as well as delicious daily specials.
With a deli selection, club selection and gourmet selection all available in store, you'll be spoiled for choice.
Old Hall Street, Liverpool Lemon and Lime This bargain butty shop bases its prices around the number of fillings you want, rather than what you choose from their list of hot and cold options.
Toasties, sandwiches, baguettes, wraps and "bin lids" come in at a very reasonable PS1.75 for one filling, PS2.10 for two fillings, PS2.45 for three fillings and PS2.80 for four fillings.
Old Chester Road, Bebington The Onion Deli This Aigburth deli deserves a shout for the sheer volume of sandwich fillings available to choose from.
The Onion Deli also has excellent customer service - food is prepared and brought out quickly, even during the busy lunch-hour periods.
Aigburth Road, Aigburth Millenium Munchies Located right in the heart of Liverpool's student community, Millenium Munchies offers a nonsense menu of delicious sandwiches.
Smithdown Road Rosemans Delicatessen If you're after an incredible bagel (or butty) look no further than Rosemans Deli.
The fantastic Jewish delicatessen serves up delicious sandwiches filled with fresh ingredients.
Childwall Abbey Road The Express Sandwich Co.
The friendly staff at The Express Sandwich Co. serve up massive baguettes and butties to its customers every day.
Packed full of fresh ingredients, the sandwiches at this city centre shop never disappoint.
For a special lunch-hour treat, try their salt and pepper chicken butty.
Brunswick Street, Liverpool Time To Eat With a whopping 41/2 stars on TripAdvisor, Time To Eat is another top choice for city centre office workers.
One glowing online review says: "The ladies who run this establishment are so friendly and the food is great. Very homely. Their cheese on toast is the best you will ever try."
Chapel Street Maxwells Tucked away around the corner from Liverpool Crown Court, this well-loved butty shop is always busy.
Hailed as having the "best barbecue chicken around" by one TripAdvisor reviewer, you can't go wrong with a lunch-time sarnie from Maxwell's.
Fenwick Street, Liverpool Spoilt for Choice This Crosby institution is adored by its loyal customers, not just for its sandwiches, but the team of ladies who provide top-class service with a smile, and keep customers coming back for more.
Coronation Road, Crosby
If you're working through lunch, you really do deserve a treat ...