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The Cook Book

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$$ - $$$
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4 Cape Cornwall Street, St Just, England
+44 1736 787266
10:00 - 17:00
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice and clean good coffee book shop upstairs which sells a variety of second hand books restaurant very squashed which is a shame as it would be nice to relax when your having a drink and not have to keep moving for others toilet arrangements not the best but if your having just a coffee and cake I think it... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a dreary rainy Sunday following a bracing walk around Botallack this was a welcome warm refuge from the elements. A dog friendly, bookshop cum cafe; what could be better? Opting for a spicy chai latte ( with soya milk) was a great choice on my part. Challenged to choose between apple and walnut or cheese scones I opted for... More 

1 Thank SalNav
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cafe/ bookshop, warm, friendly atmosphere generous well cooked food and also a bookshop. Close to heaven.

1 Thank Steve V
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Visited 3 times in November and enjoyed every occasion. Full breakfast with lovely Cornish tea, very filling. And lots of great books for sale.

1 Thank mikeangove2016
Hayle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We wanted to treat ourselves to a cream tea after taking the dogs out for a walk - I researched possible places and we decided on the Cook Book at St Just. I am so pleased we found it, very friendly staff - treated our dogs to yummy treats of cheese, while we both opted for the 'Cheese Tea' DELICIOUS.... More 

1 Thank YanniHabasher
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Popped in for coffee after walking from St just to Botallock mine , cape Cornwall and back to St just. Very tasty coffee with small sample of cake on the side. Very quaint coffee shop / book shop. Lots of home made cakes available. Plenty of opportunity to browse... But it is quite small ( and low _ mind your... More 

2 Thank scrappydee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Visited today for the first time and definitely not the last, two had the full breakfast and two had the cape grill absolutely fab food and great coffee. Amazing!

3 Thank Bev T
Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Were recommended by a local to get a coffee and snack. Managed to find a table (watch your head as some rafters are very low) and were left for some time before a nice lady served us. Eventually received our order but the lady delivering it seemed very distracted and was not particularly welcoming. The drinks and food were okay... More 

2 Thank Grant N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely café, browse a book or just enjoy food and company which is very dog friendly. Cape grill not to missed and is very filling. Their scones with jam and clotted cream were superb value and very tasty. All the food which was served whist we ate looked really good and a good portion size too! We'll definitely go there... More 

2 Thank 59nicholasc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

we had our afternoon tea hear and started to notice that there were books everywhere, so we started to have a read

2 Thank Stephen J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Cape Cornwall Street, St Just, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Just
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 787266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?