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Counter Culture

15 The Pavement, Clapham, London, SW4 0HY

((((( British
Main course: £8
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Tuesday to Friday: 18:00 - 22:45
Saturday: 17:00 - 22:45.

A choice which I never regret. Top service, food and quality. Still one of my favourite choices in London's restaurants.

Andrea Zagatti 19 April 2017
from London

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Sister restaurant of highly acclaimed The Dairy, Counter Culture is a laidback snack bar overlooking Clapham Common. The best of the season’s produce is picked, fermented, cured and bottled, and served alongside meat, fish and vegetables to create delicious, simple snacks.

The Counter Culture menu is short but packed with flavour. Tuck into the likes of sour potato flat bread, with nduja, and cultured cream, beef tartare with bone marrow salad cream and caviar, or lamb kebab with pickled cabbage and a steamed bun. Sweet treats like strawberry and limoncello trifle round off the menu.

An intimate setting, wooden tables sit in view of the open kitchen. Large windows looking out onto the common add to the relaxed atmosphere.

Showcasing the dedication to produce that has seen The Dairy awarded such high praise, Counter Culture Clapham sits seconds from Clapham Common Tube Station.

Counter Culture

15 The Pavement, Clapham, London, SW4 0HY

Contact +44 2081917960

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Customer reviews for Counter Culture

4.8 ((((( (based on 117 reviews)
97% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (89)
  • trendy (76)
  • romantic (54)
  • value (34)
  • lunch (18)
  • al fresco (10)
  • entertainment (10)
  • private dining (7)
  • luxury (5)
  • ((((( 19 April 2017 by Andrea Zagatti from London

    A choice which I never regret. Top service, food and quality. Still one of my favourite choices in London's restaurants.

  • ((((( 14 April 2017 by Helen Jenkins from London

    Relaxing, intimate restaurant with awesome food

  • ((((( 6 April 2017 by Lisa from London

    Awesome food. Amazing service. As Always

  • ((((( 30 March 2017 by Kumud Bawa from London

    Great food - each dish was delicious. And the small plates were big enough for us for two people to enjoy. Great service from Koko and she has a great playlist also. Will definitely be going back.

  • ((((( 22 March 2017 by Harriet Green from London

    Amazing food and beautiful presentation, super friendly chef and waitress, and very reasonable prices. We got everything on the menu (minus the special), which was the perfect amount for two people. Definitely recommend - try to sit at the main counter so you can see the chef preparing everything.

  • ((((( 20 March 2017 by Eva Ludvigson from stockholm

    Local vibe, very friendly, great food and very affordable.

  • ((((( 19 March 2017 by David Lowe from London

    Excellent vibe, friendly staff, very tasty food, reasonably priced. All in all an excellent dining experience!

  • ((((( 18 March 2017 by Josh O'keefe from Vancouver, Canada

    This was a great spot. Small plates to share and we ordered most of them. Everything we had was delicious. No idea how they made a simple flatbread taste so good. Our server was an absolute gem, very attentive and personable. Would go back in a heartbeat.

  • ((((( 18 March 2017 by Gerardo Lemus from London

    Great base ingredients unusually combined resulting in a great matchings, a very cozy ambience and excellent hosting by Coco made this experience unforgetful.

  • ((((( 15 March 2017 by James Macmanus from London

    Very good tiny restaurant lovely staff especially Coco delightful inventive small sharing dishes

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