The Culpeper

The Culpeper is such a great venue – cool pub at the bottom, spacious, verdant rooftop, and a cute English bistro sandwiched in between – that the fear would be East London style over substance. Only it’s not; it’s really, really good. Flowery words about food aren’t always necessary when the beauty lies in the simplicity: crisp, then soft, Comté croquettes; bright orange yolk as rich as it is colourful resting on decadent tartare; excellent meat (lamb breast) delicately furnished with greens and mint; exemplary bread and butter; and drinks so good you can’t decide which you want first. Simply brilliant.

Words by Alex Mead.

This review was taken from the August/September 2023 issue of Food and Travel.

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