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The Culpeper

40 Commercial Street, LONDON, E1 6LP

Many of London's Victorian street-corner pubs have a unique architectural style - this is one of them. It's named after 17th-century Spitalfields herbalist, physician and astrologer Nicholas Culpeper. The pub's huge windows help to illuminate original features in the large open interior, and from the bar a curving staircase leads up to a more formal first-floor eating area and kitchen, which makes good use of herbs and vegetables grown in a rooftop greenhouse. The short, daily-changing menu typically offers burrata, orange, braised Treviso lettuce and pine nuts as a starter; then lamb sirloin, dauphinoise potatoes, parsnip, anchovy and mint salad; and poached rhubarb, frangipane and pistachio ice cream. Real East End beer Truman's Runner might well be among those on hand pump, and 10 wines are by the glass. A bar and dining room on the roof are bookable during the summer for private functions.

Further information

Tel: 020 7247 5371
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Principal beers

Purity Mad Goose, Truman's Runner


All day all week


24-30 Dec


Children welcome.
Dog friendly.
No coach parties catered.



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Nearest tube stations: Aldgate East & Liverpool Street

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