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Quality and service see Clarets maintain its high standards

ANDREW LENG, Inside Croydon’s Pubs Correspondent (how do you get a gig like that?), visits the Pub of the Year and calls on locals to sign up for CAMRA The Claret Free House, or “Clarets” on Lower Addiscombe Road, has … Continue reading

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Where there’s life there’s Hope in Carshalton’s best pub

Out and about in Carshalton? ANDREW LENG suggests a visit to the area’s co-operative, community-run pub, rated among the best in the whole of England My only previous visit to this part of leafy Surrey was to see Carshalton Athletic … Continue reading

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Chilled oasis of good ales and food at the centre of Croydon

ANDREW LENG was only passing by the busy Green Dragon. He was glad that he paused for a pint and a burger The Green Dragon pub sits next to Surrey Street Market and I’d always known the place for its … Continue reading

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George cheers travellers while they wait for the tram

ANDREW LENG’s Croydon pub crawl takes a pause, as indeed does he, while waiting for a tram in George Street It’s Wednesday afternoon, I’ve just finished work and before I hop on the tram home, I nip in to The … Continue reading

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There’s no need to feel blue when Clarets is your local

ANDREW LENG proves that you don’t have to go too far out of your way to find a decent pub serving decent, local beers After several days of chasing my wind-propelled wheelie bin down the road and running outside to … Continue reading

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