Cook's Blue

No.237

A vibrant blue

Cook’s Blue was inspired by the rich and poignant finish in the cook’s closet at Calke Abbey where the walls had been untouched for many decades. This bright and deeply pigmented colour is perfect for use both in kitchens and exterior eating areas, as this vibrant tone is said to deter flies! But it is perfectly at home anywhere in the house. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Mid Tones

Complementary white: All White

Cook's Blue is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 29.
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Inspiration
Colourful Kitchen
Colourful Kitchen
Colourful Kitchen
Colourful Kitchen
Bookcase in Cook's Blue
Bookcase in Cook's Blue
Kitchen Diner
Kitchen Diner
Living Room In String and Cook's Blue
Living Room In String and Cook's Blue
Maison de vacances
Maison de vacances
Maison de vacances
Maison de vacances
Cooks Blue windows and doors
Cooks Blue windows and doors
Cooks blue in garden
Cooks blue in garden
Kitchen
Kitchen
Bedroom makeover!
Bedroom makeover!
Freshly painted bathroom!
Freshly painted bathroom!
Antique Wall Shelf in Cooks Blue
Antique Wall Shelf in Cooks Blue
Cottage Chairs in Cooks Blue and Radicchio
Cottage Chairs in Cooks Blue and Radicchio
Bathroom on a budget!
Bathroom on a budget!
children's bedroom
children's bedroom
Island Colour Choice
Island Colour Choice
Coastal cottage door
Coastal cottage door
Cook's Blue Childrens Playroom
Cook's Blue Childrens Playroom
A perfect match - Cook's Blue
A perfect match - Cook's Blue
Product Information 
ECO-FRIENDLY AND CHILD-SAFE

Back in 2010, we moved our entire range to an eco-friendly water base that’s low odour, low VOC and child-safe, becoming the first in the industry to do so. Easy to clean without harmful solvents, in tins that can be recycled again and again, our paints help to reduce the environmental impact of redecorating your home.


QUALITY FINISHES

Every one of our 132 paint colours is available in a range of durable interior and exterior paint finishes, each rigorously tested to ensure an exceptional depth of colour and long-lasting finish. For the very best results, we always recommend using a Farrow & Ball Primer & Undercoat – see above for the correct tone for this colour.


SAFETY INFORMATION

All Farrow & Ball finishes except Limewash contain isothiazolinones, which may produce an allergic reaction. Farrow & Ball Limewash contains calcium hydroxide which can cause severe damage in contact with skin or eyes. For further information about our products, including guidance on safe use and application, click here to view our advice pages.

Customer Reviews 
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderfull bold color I used this color to bring back life to our kitchen in our cottage in the mountains. I used it to paint part of the kitchen furniture over an old dark brown paint (for the rest of the furniture I used Theresa's Green). I also used Cook's Blue for roller wall paint pattern. I was surprised not only by sophistication in the color, but also by the general quality of the paint itself with respect to drying time, ease of aplication and "coverabilty" (one or two layers were way sufficient for me). Sorry for my bad english.
Date published: 2019-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful colour Very happy with the colour -it’s a vibrant blue and my front door looks like new !
Date published: 2019-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice warm blue Ordering and delivery of this paint was excellent. Not quite the right shade to match existing border so may try another shade.
Date published: 2018-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good quality paint Great colour in particularly in summary days. Otherwise no other concern.
Date published: 2018-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A glamorous blue I took a deep breath before applying this colour to my guest room walls, which were previously white. The room is quite dark and I wondered if Cook’s Blue would make it look tiny. I was so pleased with the results: a dark and very elegant blue which makes the room look so inviting that I am tempted to use it myself.
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect paint It does what it says on the tin. Perfect. Customer service is second to none.
Date published: 2017-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks lovely in our new living room Very pleased with how this looks in our living room.
Date published: 2017-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from possibly overdosed on Cook's Blue but there you are... I recently put Cook's Blue on the whole back wall of my apartment in Portugal and I love it: a lot of light in the morning, deep shadows in the afternoon and a gloom of the evening are all very differently reflected by this cheerful background. Yes, it is very personal but I love it. The rest of the apartment remains white, just white as a contrast...
Date published: 2017-09-05
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