RestaurantsLondonCamberwellSE5

survey result

Summary

£61
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Feeling like a piece of hip Shoreditch dropped onto a random patch of Camberwell” – this “thriving” fixture is one of London’s best-performing gastropubs in our annual diners’ poll. “It’s always busy and buzzing and deservedly popular, with friendly and efficient service even when it’s super-busy.” “Its innovative food, with a focus on sharing, is definitely not playing it safe” and “when it rocks, it really does: big umami blasts of good flavours, realised without fuss”. Top Menu Tip – “Sunday lunch with the whole family is a real treat… the shared big joints are wonderful”.

Summary

£57
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Ever popular and always delicious” – this “absolutely fantastic” Camberwell gastropub has earned a reputation almost equal to that of its famous south London rival, the Anchor & Hope. It’s a “great local spot”“busy but welcoming”“with generally excellent and ambitious food (we’ve had the occasional less successful plate, but the success rate is high)”.

Summary

£50
   ££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The menu is SO enticing and the food SO delicious that it is difficult to imagine better pub food than at The Camberwell Arms”“buzzy” sibling to the famous Anchor & Hope. “When on song (and not full of refugees from nearby Peckham) this is one of the best gastropubs in London”. “The wine list is very interesting, with some out-of-the-norm bottles that are modestly priced; and the cocktails are gluggable too”.

Summary

£50
   ££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The menu is SO enticing and the food SO delicious that it is difficult to imagine better pub food than at The Camberwell Arms”“buzzy” sibling to the famous Anchor & Hope. “When on song (and not full of refugees from nearby Peckham) this is one of the best gastropubs in London”. “The wine list is very interesting, with some out-of-the-norm bottles that are modestly priced; and the cocktails are gluggable too”.

For 32 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. In a typical year, diners submit over 50,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK. Each year, the guide is re-written from scratch based on this survey (although for the 2021 edition, reviews are little changed from 2020 as no survey could run for that year).

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Restaurant details

Highchair
50
No dress code
80

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner £45.00 £50.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.00 £18.00 £5.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
65 Camberwell Church St, London, SE5 8TR
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Sunday1 pm‑5 pm

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