The architecture of buildings designed solely or primarily to serve food and/or non-alcoholic beverages to the public to be consumed on the premises, including cafes, coffee-houses, teashops and restaurants.

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Classic Cafes
A celebration of London's formica 50s and 60s cafes. A history explains the utilitarian minimalist context. Photographs and brief descriptions of over 100 cafes; cafes in TV and film; bibliography.
Flickr: Diners
Photography group to share photos of old diners.
Harvey Houses
The history of a chain of railway hotels and restaurants built from 1870 by English immigrant Fred Harvey in the American Southwest. Includes photographs and details by state, newsclippings and bibliography.
HoJoLand
Tribute site to Howard Johnson's Restaurants in the US. Includes history and directory of existing locations.
J. Lyons & Co.
An illustrated history by Peter Bird of this British caterer and food manufacturer from 1887-1998, including its chains of teashops and cornerhouse restaurants.
The Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow
Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1904 in his distinctive Art Nouveau style, it has been recreated and serves today as a cafe specialising in teas. Includes history and photographs.
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