Category Archives: Restaurants

Pants! Runners told to keep their trousers on in park cafe

Shock, horror, and barely disguised disgust among the demure “ladies who lunch” in Selsdon and Ballards after “outrageous” behaviour – outrageous, no less – following a cross-country race in Lloyd Park a fortnight ago. There were even mutterings of refunds … Continue reading

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Another bar closes with a Txt message for Croydon business

Are we witnessing the real impact of Boozepark on the rest of Croydon’s night time economy, with the announcement of the closure of another bar within a mile of the council-subsidised food and drink venue? Bar Txt, on South End, … Continue reading

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Turtle Bay provides a cool Croydon cocktail of food and drink

There’s a restaurant opening in Croydon this weekend, without having received a penny from the local council, and where you don’t need to keep your coat on while eating your meal because the venue is just soooo cold. BELLA BARTOCK, … Continue reading

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£50m DisConnected Croydon and the real cost for business

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The council’s chief executive Jo Negrini has gushed in her shameless self-publicity how £50million spent on the “gateways” to the borough have transformed the areas, and that is now the received “wisdom” from the borough’s political leadership. But … Continue reading

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Tiger turns Turtle on the high street for Caribbean cocktail bar

One year on from the closure of Tiger Tiger in the town centre which prompted Tory boy lager salesmen to predict the demise of Croydon’s night time economy, and after £800,000 has been invested on re-fitting the venue, the site … Continue reading

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Little Bay dedicates special carol service to tram crash victims

A South Croydon restaurant is to dedicate performances of Christmas carols for its diners next Thursday to the memory of the seven victims of the Sandilands tram crash earlier this month. Little Bay is the extraordinarily decorated restaurant in South … Continue reading

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Parklife Cafe re-opening, Lloyd Park, Dec 2

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