Category Archives: Restaurants

Town centre café that has found a winning game plan

A prime corner site on the High Street had churned through a range of restaurants and cafés without ever seeming to capture the public’s imagination, until an enterprising couple came along with an idea to play the long game, as … Continue reading

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MP-backed curry house has avoided massive tax and VAT bills

STEVEN DOWNES reports on how a recently re-elected Tory councillor has been overseeing a restaurant business which has left a trail of debts over the past decade A Croydon Conservative councillor, who runs an “award-winning” restaurant, has meanwhile seen five … Continue reading

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Cheers, Mum! Turtle Bay’s week-long offer for Mother’s Day

A town centre restaurant is offering Croydon mums a whole week to celebrate Mother’s Day this year, with a drink on the house. Turtle Bay is inviting all mums to enjoy a free Strawberry Bellini cocktail when dining with them … Continue reading

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TV presenter calls time on village Post Office in shed dispute

One of the most desirable areas of Croydon is about to lose the convenience of its village green Post Office – all because of a garden shed. The Lord Roberts was re-opened last year on the picturesque Webb Estate in … Continue reading

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Old Coulsdon’s pizza pest gets nabbed with £80 council fine

The Phantom Pizza Flinger of Old Coulsdon has been caught, and fined. Last month, Inside Croydon was first to report the strange turn of events by Bradmore Green Pond, where stale pizza bases were being dumped on an almost nightly … Continue reading

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Free drink for parents at Turtle Bay during half-term week

Turtle Bay, the Caribbean-themed restaurant and bar in the town centre, is offering a free adult drink for every kids’ meal ordered this half-term holiday week. Welcoming and sociable, Turtle Bay’s warm and laid-back atmosphere is the perfect family haven … Continue reading

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Watson ‘backing’ business, after halving his charity’s income

Above is the scene in Surrey Street Market in early afternoon yesterday, Wednesday January 3, 2018. It is about six months since the council, in a plan pushed through by the soon-to-be-ex councillor Mark Watson, spent £1.2million, on “upgrading” the … Continue reading

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