Cookbook Cafe offers upscale market table fare that champions British seasonal and sustainable ingredients in an interactive culinary experience. The new weekday lunch menu impresses with its selection of dishes created from ingredients sourced within 50 miles of the hotel. Londoners flock to the restaurant at the weekend to enjoy a spectacular brunch. While adults relax with 'bottomless' Crémant and Bellinis the children can be entertained with the regular Kids Cook masterclasses - all the ingredients to guarantee the perfect Saturday afternoon for the whole family.<br/><br/>The '50 Mile Menu' celebrates the finest, seasonal and sustainable British ingredients sourced within a 50 mile radius of the hotel. Prepared by Executive Chef Paul Bates and his team, the à la carte menu is available during weekday lunch alongside the restaurant's bountiful market table. The menu was introduced to underline the restaurant's commitment to sustainability and was recently recognised with a 2-star award from the Sustainable Restaurant Association.
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1 Hamilton Place, Park LaneLondon
A group of friends and I chose the Cookbook Cafe for our Christmas Dinner. I had heard good things about this spot, and had high hopes, but the meal was a bit of a letdown. Their Christmas menu was a set menu...a seafood buffet for a starter...a number of dishes served family style for the main meal...and a dessert/ cheese buffet to finish. The seafood buffet was fairly good (though I did have...more
At such a beautiful hotel, you'd expect more. The service is very, very slow. We only noticed one or two people working - the hostess was our waitress as well.
My order was good, but the rest of my family was not impressed with theirs.
Second time we've been -- a few years ago as well and it was the same the first time. Not going to return.more
Was staying at the Intercontinental Park Lane on Christmas Eve so there were not a lot of choices for food in Mayfair so decided to try the Cookbook Cafe in the hotel and boy are we glad we did. Our party of three had the Pumpkin Soup, Grilled Prawns, Baby Chicken and Shepherds Pie. The soup was very good but basic (would have it again though). The Baby Chicken was very good. The Shepherds Pie...more
After a disappointing 1-star dining experience here, I returned to give them another chance with brunch - ever the eternal optimist! I joined a group of fellow yelpers to try out their Saturday brunch and drink the place dry of prosecco- ahem, I mean to responsibly enjoy their unlimited prosecco refills.
We'd booked for opening time 12.30pm, though the doors didn't open until closer to...more
My friends and I were here for Saturday brunch at Cookbook Cafe. It is situated inside the InterContinental Hotel right at Hyde Park Corner.
The buffet food was good, but it was mainly cold cuts, cheese, bread, danishes, fish, salads, and desserts. The most impressive part of the buffet food was the sashimi - which was very fresh.
The main courses were much more impressive than the buffet...more