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♥ London Lunch: Rose Bakery

Rose Bakery London

Whenever I am in Paris, for more than a few days, I try at some point to head to the Rose Bakery for lunch. The Rose Bakery at 46, Rue des Martyrs is a bakery/café/shop which sells and serves uncomplicated, flavoursome and mainly organic food at affordable prices.  A throng of hungry and subsequently happy diners have beaten a path to its doors since Anglo-French couple Rose and Jean-Charles Carrarini opened it in 2002.  A London outpost opened in 2007.

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♥ Breakfast in London: The Parlour at Sketch

The Parlour at Sketch

I think the decor at The Parlour at Sketch is best described as truly madly eclectic; it shouldn’t work but it does.  There is an assortment of different styles of sofas and chairs, covered in a bewildering selection of clashing fabrics, dotted around the large high-ceilinged room.  Tables are of different designs and heights.  The interior is dim despite an array of unusual lights which include vast chandeliers dangling from the ceiling and a large light, made of fibreglass, in the shape of a moose’s head, mounted trophy style on the wall. There is more, much more but I feel The Parlour at Sketch is best seen rather than described.

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Books for Cooks

Books for Cooks, Notting Hill, London

If a trainee fairy maniacal working her way through ‘Bewitchment for Dummies’ were to cast a spell  which meant I had to eat lunch in the same place everyday for evermore, I hope that place would be the Books for Cooks café in London.

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