The Culpeper

The Culpeper

| The City

Nico Treguer (rooftop growing entrepreneur) and Gareth Roberts (architect) have joined forces with Bash Redford (of Forza Win) to create a pub on top of which all fruits, vegetables and herbs are grown to supply the restaurant downstairs.

Restaurant details

40 Commercial Street, London E1 6LP
Nearest tube: 
  • Aldgate
  • Aldgate East
Telephone number: 020 7247 5371
More info: 
  • Bar area
  • Outside seating (weather permitting)

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40 Commercial Street, London E1 6LP


Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Zoe Williams Telegraph
Reviewed by July 03, 2015
"In short, what a riot: by turns classic and utterly unguessable, it’s a place to go when you’re ready to cede control, even if only for one course." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on March 25, 2015
"Whole grilled Dover sole served on the bone but divested of head and tail has an extraordinarily succulent texture and bottomless flavour, somehow delivering more than is expected of a fish." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on August 06, 2014
"The ingredients are unfailingly fresh too: a globe artichoke was pert and fleshy, and came with spiced crab butter. Prices are fair; the terrific bread and anchovy butter are free." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Jay Rayner Observer Estimated score
Reviewed on July 20, 2014
"The food works. It has an internal logic. It all makes sense. They don’t need silly advertising gimmicks because they’ve got something much more important, which is a chef who knows what he’s doing and a menu of good things to eat." READ REVIEW