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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Farm Girl Cafe
You’ll want to make fun of Farm Girl’s macadamia butter, but you’ll also probably like it. Head to this Notting Hill spot for a quick, healthy meal.
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.
Eggbreak serves all the breakfast classics you can think of, plus more, 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.
Ozone Coffee Roasters
Ozone in Shoreditch is best known as one of London’s best coffee spots, but their non-stop food offerings make them a restaurant in our book.
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.
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