4 Cape Cornwall Street, St. Just, Cornwall TR19 7JZ
Tel: 01736 787266 or Email: [email protected]
Cheese Tea

A warm, welcoming and unusual café-bookshop…

The Cook Book

The bar at the Cook Book

.. home-made cakes; delicious cream teas; soups that vary with the season and the ingenuity of the cook; fresh local line-caught mackerel, smoked on the premises; baguettes, breakfasts and home-baked ham, “the best coffee in Cornwall”.

Our café-bookshop is children and dog friendly.

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. Please read more about our café on our Cook Book page.

Next to The Cook Book is Banjo Cottage, a delightful and beautifully restored cottage with a secluded and sunny garden. If you would like to book it for your Cornish holiday, please go to the Cornish Cocoons website. For bookings in 2013 onwards please visit the new Banjo Cottage website.
St. Just’s café-bookshop feeding the body and mind!


The Cook Book was awarded the prestigious CHEFS Gold Award in February 2011

We’re also very proud to have been awarded top rating, 5 stars for our standards of food hygeine in 2012.

Breaking news – Opening times for Autumn 2012

Our closing time reverts to 4.00pm from Saturday 1st September.
The Cook Book is delighted that it reopened on Thursday 4th October.
P.S. Don’t forget that we are closed every Sunday and Monday until 20th October.

Bosorne Books

We love our bookshop which not only offers a large selection of second-hand books but also book binding and book repairs.

We have about 5000 second-hand books, sorted by genre, in three rooms upstairs, and an eclectic selection downstairs.

Books everywhere!

Read further about our book shop on our Bosorne Books page and then come and visit us.


Latest News

September 2012 – Loose Slates!

Our Sincere Apologies to All Our Customers

After a great month, it has been so frustrating to have to close because of loose slates on the windspur of the Bolitho Club next door.

On Sunday 23rd September it was blowing hard from the East. At 1215 Emma suddenly said, “What’s that slate doing there?” pointing to a slate on the table outside the kitchen window. David went outside, looked up and saw that it, and another had blown away from the wall and landed close to our front door. At least another five feet of slates were flapping about in the wind.

We closed immediately and have remained closed ever since.

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August 2012 – What a Summer!

The weather hasn’t been great, but what a lot has been going on. From The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations to the 2012 Olympics we seem to have had non-stop celebrations and extra-ordinary achievements by individuals and by teams. As I write, the 2012 Paralympics are about to start – another sell-out and another demonstration of the huge pull of top-level completion.

In the middle of all this, we have had St Just’s very own Olympic Lafrowda Day – another demonstration of just what can happen when people work together.

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Newsletter 4/12

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