The Culpeper: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

The Culpeper in east London claims to have a rooftop farm, but has something even better a chef who knows what hes doing

40 Commercial Street, London E1 020 7247 5371. Meal for two, including drinks and service £70

The main thing to know about the Culpeper pub in Londons Aldgate is that they grind up pork scratchings and use the rubble as a seasoning for popcorn. This has to put them on the side of the angels, doesnt it? So hold on to that thought while I rant for a while. I cant help myself. Its one of those moments when you know what youre going to say is really annoying but you still say it because you hold it to be demonstrably true.

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