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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 3/16

    July Newsletter 2016. While the editor is away, David writes about an inspiring story of a couple from St. Just helping a family in Kenya. To read the latest Cook Book newsletter, click on the following link: The Cook Book July 2016 Newsletter (1.3MB, …

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  • Cook Book News 2/16

    April, May & June Newsletter 2016. Another bumper newsletter for 2016! Lots of news from the Cook Book with new staff, a new spring exhibition by Cheryl Berriman and new Cook Book mugs! Plus book reviews and news from St Just and West Cornwall. To …

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Why live anywhere else?

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John Stephen OatesI agree but I took the Queens shilling in '68 moved away unless a big Lotto win comes my way I'm stuck up North x in cumbria at the moment on short hol's x

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Alison MorganBecause most of us cant afford to upsticks and live in Cornwall much as we'd like to.

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Bronwen RowlandAgreed

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Melt-in-the-mouth blueberry cheese-cake

Perfect for a hot summer day
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Melt-in-the-mouth blueberry cheese-cake

Perfect for a hot summer day

Harriet Radford, Kay Williams and 23 others like this

Kevin John LeaverYUMMY 😋

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