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Books for Cooks

4 Blenheim Crescent, London W11 1NN, England
+44 20 7221 1992
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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10:00 am - 6:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly
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4 Blenheim Crescent, London W11 1NN, England
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed April 5, 2017

really relaxing, friendly local restaurant serving fixed menu announced each day on twitter. get there early, 11;30am for noon start. three courses

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed March 28, 2017

You'll find everything and more - the french guy is a bit sufficient but, finally, nice....go!...unique..

1  Thank FUNDEV
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful 3 course meal ..excellent starter ...the best desert I had in a long time...great atmosphere....will be back ..xoxox

Thank desfer
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Discovered this little bookstore + tasting kitchen from a guide book, it was beyond my imagination! The place is obviously a bookstore where only food related books are displayed, the little tasting kitchen is characterised with its own weekly menu and service style. The food...More

1  Thank Justine L
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

It was embarrassing that you come in hurry to this library and you find it closed before the declared closing hour. It was a pity because it looked a wonderful library. Rate 0 would be better for such a shame

1  Thank Marco S
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

I went for food here with my mum and thought it was amazing! There is a tiny kitchen tucked away at the back and a few table and chairs. Each day they choose a cook book from their extensive selection and choose a starter and...More

1  Thank Sadierose1
Reviewed February 17, 2016

My friend and I visited this shop on a Tuesday, a day for vegetarians. Not only does the shop sell all manner of cook books, but they choose a book from which to serve a 3 course meal at 12 noon. We took our places...More

1  Thank UpthecreekEngland
Reviewed January 30, 2016

We arrived at the tiny eaterie just after 12 and shared a table with some tourists Delicious steaming macaroni (£4) was on offer. Another table told us we must have the flour less choc cake (£3).... to die for. Book shop gave us the recipe...More

2  Thank Anna P
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Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Heard about from people we were staying with, went in for lunch and had a wonderful time eating great food with the local residents, heartily recommend!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

I bought a few books and wanted to know more about buns. I know there are different techniques to get a very good bun. I asked the french(from from his accent) shopowner.. and because I probably stayed to long in his shop he really wanted...More

2  Thank Dragos B
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Blenheim Crescent, London W11 1NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighborhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7221 1992
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