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The Cook Book, St Just

A warm welcoming and unusual café-bookshop

The Cook Book – St Just’s Café-Bookshop

Feeding the Body and Mind!

There are friendly staff, daily papers to read and books… about 5,000 second-hand books in three rooms upstairs, on the stairs and in the café as Bosorne Books spreads out.

To tempt you while you browse our books are home-made cakes, delicious cream teas, seasonal soups, cheese teas with three Cornish cheeses, baguettes, breakfasts and “the best coffee in Cornwall”.

We have been awarded the top rating, 5 stars, for our standards of food hygiene every year since 2012.

Please note the Cook Book is a mobile phone-free café. There is no wifi.

Meetings and Social Events

The Cook Book is a great place for a meeting or social event, with catering ranging from nibbles to a full buffet.

Are you an artist?

Would you like an exhibition here with an evening preview?

Are you an author or a poet?

Would you like to hold a book launch or poetry reading here?

Pop in and speak to Della to discuss what you would like.

News from the Cook Book

  • Cook Book News 1/17

    January Newsletter 2017 The first Cook Book newsletter for 2017 and it announces some big changes! There’s also news from St Just, family news, a book review and much more. To read the latest newsletter simply click the following link: Cook Book Januar …

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  • Cook Book News 6/16

    November & December Newsletter 2016. As we draw near to the close of the year, the Cook Book and St Just has been especially busy. With news of this year’s St Just Feast, Yuletide Fair, a Christmas Dinner at Cape Cornwall School and the Christmas b …

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'The Specialist' by Charles Sale, another book our girls have been challenged to sell. Buy buy buy! 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻 ... See MoreSee Less

The Specialist by Charles Sale, another book our girls have been challenged to sell. Buy buy buy! 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻

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The Cook Book St JustThis is Sanne's 2nd book last week she sold a book called " Bum Fodder " which was about the history of toilet paper. I think she has a theme going here !!!

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Judith WalkerI've already got a copy. Everyone who has, or has ever had a loo at the bottom of the garden will definitely enjoy this!

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Mandy MoonI've got one too!Think privies are such an obvious solution - wish we still had one.At least you can put the result to good use on the garden rather than flushing it into the sea,out of sight out of mind.

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Each member of staff at The Cook Book have been challenged to sell an 'unusual book'. Here is Harriet's, so come on down and buy buy buy🍄🍄🍄🍄 ... See MoreSee Less

Each member of staff at The Cook Book have been challenged to sell an unusual book. Here is Harriets, so come on down and buy buy buy🍄🍄🍄🍄

Mary Warren, Pete Radford and 8 others like this

Sue PeggramThat one should fly Harriet!

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