The Crooked Well is an award winning Gastro Pub with function & dining rooms in the heart of Camberwell. Our drinks list of classic cocktails, local beers and handpicked wines is sure to quench your thirst. Our current food residency, Carter’s, serve seasonal modern British food. Come down for a full meal or something from their ever evolving snacks menu.


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Opening Hours

  • Monday


  • Tuesday to Friday

    4:00pm – 11:00pm
    5:00pm – 9:30pm

  • Saturday

    12:30 pm – 11:30 pm
    12:30 pm – 4 pm / 5 pm – 9:30pm

  • Sunday

    12:30pm – 9:00pm
    12:30pm – 6:00pm


Our current food residency, Carter’s, offer modern British food and frequently changing menus. See below for a sample of what to expect.

Seasonality and sustainability are at the core of what they do as well as trying to find the best quality produce they can. They work with regenerative farmers and small boat fishermen who share the same ethos. Shrub for vegetables and cheese from the South Coast, The Ethical Butcher for meat and Woods/Henderson for fish. Please come and chat if you would like to know more.

Sample à la carte

Sample Sunday menu

Functions & Events

We offer a range of options for all occasions. Use the tabs below to find something that’s right for you.

Red Room

Semi private room
20 – 40 capacity standing for buffets & drinks receptions
10 – 32 capacity seated for private dining

Upstairs is the Red Room, one of two spaces. With its chandeliers, deep red curtains and private bar, it is a luxurious enclave perfect for business or pleasure. Suitably impressive for clients & colleagues and intimate enough for friends and loved ones.

Seating from 12 to 32, this rooms offers great versatility and is great for birthdays & weddings. Up to 22 guests can be sat around one large table or up to 32 spread across 2 long tables, side by side banquet style.

You’ll have your own bar, music, toilets & of course staff to look after you, all with no extra room hire charge.

Green Room

Open plan room with view of the kitchen
12 – 22 capacity standing for buffets & drinks receptions
12 – 14 capacity sitting for private dining

Our Green Room boasts exciting views into the kitchen, where guests can see the Chef at work, with beautiful period features and a huge arch window looking out on to Grove Lane.

This is the smaller of the 2 rooms available upstairs but no less charming. Perfect for dining for up to 14, this room suits the more intimate dinner with friends.


We don’t believe in adding £££ when we hear “wedding”. The arrangement is the same whatever the reason you want to join us.

Great food served family style and friendly attentive service from enquiry to the final drink of the night will leave you and your guests impressed. Final numbers and orders only a few weeks before, and an experienced team on side makes organising your very special day effortless. We’ll even decorate for you!

Honest minimum spends, and Jen dedicated to your wedding from start to finish, we do the more intimate city wedding beautifully.

Book the Crooked Well

The Crooked Well in it’s entirety is able to accommodate up to 100 guests and is ideal for all events, most perfectly a great wedding reception space, ideally located 5 minutes walk away from Peckham Registry Office, St Giles Church  or the beautifully unique licensed wedding spot The Asylum.

It is hired out on a competitive minimum spend agreement, dependent on length of time needed and time of year, with a one off £800 private usage charge.

Or indeed whether it’s any other private celebration, a decadent business dinner, or a product launch The Crooked Well is well located with good transport links, and most importantly has an experienced and dedicated team committed to delivering the best for your occasion.

Group Bookings

We have two beautifully decorated private rooms on the first floor available for group bookings. Perfect for all occasions; from private dinners to wedding receptions and everything in between, we have also hosted book launches, fundraisers, retirement dos and birthday parties.

Group Bookings Email: jen@thecrookedwell.com

Please note: due to health and safety we cannot accept children’s parties (over 1 years old) in the private space.

Functions and Events

We have a beautiful private space upstairs for up to 26 people seated and 35 standing. We also offer full or half pub rental for larger events such as weddings. Take a look at our sample menus:

Set menu / family style



Email info@thecrookedwell.com for more info and to make a booking

Contact Us

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See you soon!

020 7252 7798


The Crooked Well 16 Grove Lane Camberwell SE5 8SY