Books for Cooks is a cookbook shop that also runs a cafe at lunchtime. The dishes all come from recipes in books they’re testing, so the no-choice menu changes every day. Check their Twitter feed to find out what’s cooking, and bring a bottle – there’s no alcohol license. Book-buying is optional but recommended: they have the biggest selection in the country.
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The Best Places To Eat In Notting Hill
Notting Hill has some excellent and affordable spots if you know where to look. Here’s our pick of the best restaurants in the neighbourhood.
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Hereford Road looks modern, but the food is traditional British. And despite being in Notting Hill, it’s very reasonably priced.
Six Portland Road
Six Portland Road is a low-key neighbourhood spot serving elegant, unfussy food to lucky locals in a well-to-do corner of Notting Hill.
Jay Dees Caribbean
Jay Dees is a cash-only Caribbean takeaway spot making generous and tasty jerk chicken, curried goat, and Jamaican patties in Notting Hill.
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Dominique Ansel Bakery
Most people come to Dominique Ansel Bakery for a Cronut to post on Instagram, some of them even eat it. But there’s more to this place than that.
E. Pellicci is an old-school classic in Bethnal Green. It’s warm and welcoming, and if you don’t get a Full English breakfast, you did it wrong.
Granger & Co Notting Hill
Like the others, the Notting Hill location of Granger & Co has healthy-ish salads, sandwiches, and small plates perfect for breakfast and lunch.
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