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Books for Cooks

4 Blenheim Crescent Send to Phone
020-7221 1992
Underground: Ladbroke Grove
Ever-popular and world-famous specialist cookbook shop with small café attached.
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Café: Lunch Tues.-Sat. Bookshop: Mon.-Sat. 9:30a.m.-6p.m.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • No reservations taken

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Books for Cooks Restaurant Review

: It's surprising that this place is so unique: a tiny café in a shop that only stocks food and wine books. The dishes on the set lunch (£7 for 2 courses) are produced from the recipe books in the shop, so the variety is wide. They’re cooked by a changing rotation of chefs, who always manage to produce good results, ranging from a soup through three simple courses to a choice of two or three desserts. It's a mecca for every self-respecting foodie, and the knowledgeable staff is always happy to discuss and advise on the food (and, of course, sell you the book which inspired your meal).

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