the menu veers from the Deep South to smart Italian, but - despite this muddle - execution is very sound.
But a promising start for the place that, on its initial form, would be our top tip for that last decent British meal before you set off for Paris
the kitchen has a commendable strength to dash out some very fine dishes, and now I appreciate the lengthy-ness of the menu as I can go back and try some more..
Places like this are a gift to write about, if not necessarily one to share... Karpo is truly a bizarre little (big) place.
Karpo is a rare beast in that it’s far nicer than you expect
Quibbles aside, at well under £20 a dish, Karpo has, pound for pound, a very decent little kitchen
Friendly staff and the optimistic energy of the operation bring into reality some of that renaissance of King's Cross
there's a very good chance you'll come away happy.