Cookbook Café

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Cookbook Café

Please note, Cookbook Cafe is now closed. Brunch at The Intercontinental is now served in Theo Randall at The Intercontinental. Time Out Eating & Drinking editors, Oct 2016.

This Park Lane restaurant champions seasonal British produce and fare. Its unlimited weekend brunch - bellinis and prosecco are included, too - draws crowds beyond those simply making their way down from the rooms at the adjoining Intercontinental hotel.

Such is their dedication to sustainable produce, they've been awarded a three-star rating from the Sustainable Restaurant Association. So no unnecessary air miles here, then. 

Full English breakfasts, fruit platters and eggs Benedict lead through to lunch options ranging from fillets of Dover sole and vegetable croustade to pot-roasted Gressingham duck with vegetable noodles in a five-spice coriander reduction.

The evening menu is influenced by dishes from across the world, though geographical denominations keep things local. Expect Kent vegetables in a rice noodle broth, Scottish salmon, scallion and apple ceviche, and grilled New Haven sole fillets in a carrot and coriander butter. 

Keep an eye out for a new juicing menu, too - put together by Eat Yourself Young author, Elizabeth Peyton-Jones. 



Venue name: Cookbook Café
Address: 1 Hamilton Place
Cross street: Park Lane
Opening hours: Breakfast served 6.30-10.30am daily; brunch served noon-4pm Sat, Sun; lunch served noon-3pm Mon-Fri; dinner served 6-10.30pm daily
Transport: Tube: Green Park tube
Price: Dinner for two with wine and service: around £80. Two-course buffet from £12
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Lovely bottomless brunch at the Cookbook Cafe, so many options for starters and mains (buffet style), with my favourite bit being the dessert corner. I literally tried to savour each dessert available, that I couldn't even take a sip of my cappuccino - I was that full! The free-flowing prosecco seals the deal for me, would definitely recommend (but maybe stay away from it for a while myself)