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rochelle school canteen

April 22, 2010

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i finally made it to rochelle school canteen for lunch yesterday, on a bright and sunny spring day. tommy joined me, and we had a wonderful meal – the food was excellent. simple, well done, thoughtful, delicious. just how i like it.

the interior is one of the best parts – it’s housed in a converted bike shed next to the old rochelle school, and it’s bright and airy. it reminded me of the interiors in john pawson’s living and eating. white, clean, light antique wood and very minimal.  it was a bit chilly to sit outside, but maybe next time. i can’t wait to go back again soon.

have a good one.

  1. April 22, 2010 9:55 am

    Ah, these photos feel like spring.

  2. April 22, 2010 9:56 am

    That place looks perfect in every way.
    Your photo with the rhubarb is just beyond gorgeous, Brian.
    Thanks for sharing!
    (and yay for days with tommy)

  3. April 22, 2010 10:14 am

    this looks amazing! i’d really like to visit this place.

  4. April 22, 2010 10:44 am

    I wish they opened at the weekend. Would it be excessive for me to take a day off work just to go for lunch?

  5. April 22, 2010 10:51 am

    Looks like a great lunch spot! That 4th photo is my favorite, so beautiful.

  6. April 22, 2010 11:01 am

    simple food, and I love the simple interiors
    what a perfect lunch. are they only open for lunch?

    • April 22, 2010 1:12 pm

      they are only open monday through friday, 9am to 4pm. they serve lunch from 12-3pm.

  7. April 22, 2010 11:04 am

    Lovely! Just got your Wellfleet book in the mail, and now I’m dreaming of a summer by the sea… Thanks for sharing your photos with us! They’re so inspiring to me.

  8. marthasnail permalink
    April 22, 2010 11:41 am

    so fun to see canteen. thanks for sharing. that rhubarb looks simple but absolutely perfect. cheers.

  9. April 22, 2010 12:45 pm

    this place looks amazing!

  10. April 22, 2010 1:24 pm

    I love the interior. Did you develop your film right after your lunch?

  11. April 22, 2010 5:22 pm

    I’m more sure than ever now that this place is perfect for … you know what. Now I just have to think of the right approach.

  12. Nataly permalink
    April 22, 2010 6:01 pm

    I really love your pictures, you are a magician
    Thank you very much for what you are doing my inner world more beautiful
    I’m in love with your every photograph)

  13. April 22, 2010 7:13 pm

    Love these shots and the food looks delicious!

  14. April 23, 2010 3:45 am

    lovely photos, the top one especially – that line of hooks reminds me of primary school!

  15. April 23, 2010 4:44 pm

    rhubarb on the diagonal. splendid.

  16. April 23, 2010 6:49 pm

    Your blog ….. it’s amazing and soooo inspiring. Nice to find you!

    A small footprint from Agneta & Sweden

  17. April 25, 2010 1:29 pm

    I love this place… but difficult to get to when you work Mon-Fri! The rhubarb looks delicious, my absolute favourite!!

  18. April 28, 2010 7:53 am

    just beautiful! thanks!

  19. April 30, 2010 1:15 pm

    Hey just found your blog on Sandra Juto and think it’s great. Didn’t even know about this canteen even though I live in Hackney! I’ll defo be coming back to this blog for more London info.

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