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Crusting Pipe

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#2,757 of 19,182 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
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$10 - $30
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Wine Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love this place. The food and wine is excellent and the entertainment in the courtyard just completes the experience. Every time I book I always get the table I want. The staff go that extra mile to make your experience so enjoyable.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank tim050400
JanaK2349, Manager at Crusting Pipe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good evening Tim050400, Thank you very much for your review and lovely compliments. I am very pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. I will be sure to share your kind comments with the team and hope that we can welcome you back again soon....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were immediately seated by a friendly waiter and given the menu - delighted to see Brouilly on the wine list and the bottle was delicious. Lunch time Friday and I ordered the daily special - only for the waitress to come back and tell...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank PCliveR
JanaK2352, General Manager at Crusting Pipe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear PCliveR Thank you for your review of your recent visit to Crusting Pipe though I am very sorry to read that you left disappointed. Thank you for your lovely comments regarding the waiter and the wine. I am sorry the special you tried to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Contrary to some reviews on grumpy staffs, I found the waiter very friendly and patient. It was the quality of food which was a massive let down. The menu is very uninteresting - if you do a traditionally British thing, then please go ahead -...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Miaflorafrangipani
JanaK2349, Manager at Crusting Pipe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Miaflorafrangipani, Thank you for taking the time to review Crusting Pipe. I am sorry to see that you found the food disappointing; and I do hope your waiter was able to rectify this at the time for you. Our chefs want nothing more...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff. The meal was amazing, I won’t be having steak any where else now. The steak and peppercorn sauce was delicious, and the desert was chocolate brownie with salted caramel ice cream and fudge sauce, it was melt in the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Thorleygannet
JanaK2349, Manager at Crusting Pipe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Thorleygannet, Thank you very much for your review and lovely compliments. I am very pleased you enjoyed your steak and desserts with us. I will be sure to share your kind comments with the team and hope that we can welcome you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation for afternoon tea and our table was ready on the designated time. Nice tea selection and tasty food. We enjoyed our tea listening to opera and violins from the court outcide. Service polite and friendly. An overall very good experience.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank apostolidisb
JanaK2349, Manager at Crusting Pipe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Apostolidisb, Thank you very much for your review and lovely compliments. I am very pleased you enjoyed your afternoon tea with us. I will be sure to share your kind comments with the team and hope that we can welcome you back again...More

Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Booked in advance to have afternoon tea with friends visiting from America as thought it would be a treat. Was worth doing as very busy on a Sunday afternoon. Stood for awhile waiting to be seated and then took ages for our order to be...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank eph9
JanaK2349, Manager at Crusting Pipe, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

Good afternoon Eph9, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of Crusting Pipe. It is extremely useful and helps us to address any issues and improve our level of service. I am very sorry to hear that you felt that elements of...More

Reviewed July 25, 2019

I actually believe that the courtyard to the 'Crusting Pipe' has improved. Last time we were here a sizeable section had the tables laid up for food, and it was not easy to find a vacant table for drinks only. This has changed, all tables...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Peter F
JanaK2349, Manager at Crusting Pipe, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2019

Good afternoon, We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed your first experience with us and that you enjoyed your meal and the service. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback - we really appreciate your kind comments and...More

Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

I have been visiting here for years and every time it is a fantastic experience. The atmosphere of sitting in the courtyard with singers or musicians performing right there is wonderful. The staff are very polite, accommodating, friendly and efficient. The food is wonderful although...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Olivia A
JanaK2349, Manager at Crusting Pipe, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2019

Good Afternoon Olivia A, We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed your first experience with us and that you enjoyed your meal and the service. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback - we really appreciate your kind...More

Reviewed July 9, 2019

We have visited here numerous times on our visits to London. It is inside, but it feels like outside if you know what I mean. The wine is reasonably priced, we were on our way to the theatre so just ‘bobbed in’ on our way...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank YorkshireLass2013
JanaK2349, Manager at Crusting Pipe, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2019

Good afternoon YorkshireLass2013, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review. I am very pleased to read that you found everything from the atmosphere to the food and wines to be excellent and the service attentive. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed July 3, 2019

Does not seem to be the restaurant it used to be. Limited and un inspiring menu. Prices have creeped up. Probably great for first dates.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Peter-Pottamus
JanaK2349, Manager at Crusting Pipe, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2019

Good afternoon Peter-Pottamus, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review. I am very pleased to read that you found everything from the atmosphere to the food and wines to be excellent and the service attentive. We look forward to welcoming...More

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Response from ElderberryKombucha | Reviewed this property |
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Response from travelingfool33 | Reviewed this property |
no, there is also seating inside!! so it took me a while to get back to you!!
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