James Bond food tournedos

Tournedos

What is the first evening meal that Ian Fleming describes in the James Bond books? The answer is a very small tournedos with sauce Béarnaise, and a single artichoke heart, which James Bond consumes in the restaurant of the Hotel Splendide in Casino Royale

James Bond food roast grouse

Roast grouse

To celebrate his promotion to the Diplomatic Section in You Only Live Twice, James Bond decides to take his secretary Mary Goodnight out to dinner at Scott's for their first roast grouse of the season

James Bond food chicken comme chez soi

Chicken ‘comme chez soi’

In John Pearson's 'biography' of James Bond, Bond recalls how, before the war, he and an old school friend, 'Burgler' Brinton, had motored from Geneva to Paris. On the way, they stopped at Mâcon for lunch of poularde 'comme chez soi' and Champagne at the Auberge Bressane.

James Bond food pineapple

Pineapple

A slice of pineapple is the perfect response to the richness of James Bond's main course of lamb cutlets and asparagus with sauce Béarnaise at M's club, Blades, in Moonraker.

James Bond food western sandwich

Western sandwich

James Bond often has two of something - a double espresso, a double bourbon, a double-0 number. Even his club sandwich, eaten by him in Thunderball, is a double-decker. In Live and Let Die, though, he goes one better.

James Bond food porotos

Porotos

In Quantum of Solace, a list of three items is painted on the wall outside a Bolivian bar: arbejas (peas), porotos (cranberry or borlotti beans) and lentejas (lentils).