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|BA Buenos Aires (Est 2010)
299 High Street, 020 8660 5200
Traditional Argentinean and South American cuisine are co-mingled in a vibrant atmosphere that adds a distinctly different cultural spice to the Croydon restaurant scene. The wine list offers over 30 South American wines by the bottle. Branches in Purley & Maidstone.
|Albert’s Table (Est 2007)
49b&c South End, 020 8680 2010
Albert's Table uses only the best possible produce, many sourced locally from Kent, Surrey and Sussex, including mineral water, cheese, a white wine from Kent, beef & lamb from Surrey and some Sussex pork. Fish comes from Cornwall & Scotland. Chef/owner Joby Wells has worked at some of London's best Michelin starred restaurants including The Square & The Orrery. More info
79 Whitehorse Road, 020 8684 3311
Traditional Jamaican Signature dishes include: such as Rose jerk pork or chicken, stuffed cho cho and salmon grilled with herbs.. Friday Night is Wine Bar night offering buy 1 get 1 free before 7pm with resident DJ. Saturday Night is fish night. Special performances by various artists and dancing till late. Sunday Jazz Late Lunch - set menu £12.50 per person. More info
Tai Tung @ Wing Yip.
544 Purley Way.
Part of large Chinese supermarket. //
Good dim sum. //
Open 7 days a week //
|Cockney Pie & Mash,
51 Frith Road, 020 8680 4512
Pie, mash, jellied eels and liquor//
Fish & Grill (Est 2008)
48-50 South End, 020 8774 4060
Dishes including Whitebait and Aïoli, Kipper Salad, Dover Sole, Old Spot Pork and Southdown Lamb are on the menu, along with a wide selection of wines and beers. Set lunches available Mon - Fri plus special offers. A Malcolm (Le Cassoulet) John restaurant. More info
|Le Cassoulet (Est 2008)
18 Selsdon Road, 020 8633 1818
Croydon’s top restaurant was set up by Malcolm John as a country style French bistro to offer diners the specialities of the cuisine of South West France The menu is regularly updated and developed to recreate the tastes, textures and aromas achieved by using the finest and freshest ingredients to recapture the authenticity of French cuisine.. Set meals available plus special offers. More info
|Banana Leaf (Est 1988)
27 Lower Addiscombe Road,
020 8688 0297
Owner: Rajkumar Rengaraj. The unassuming surroundings belie the quality of the South Indian cuisine which consists of the four southern states of India Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra and Karnataka. The major ingredients used in South Indian cuisines are Onions, Garlic, Ginger, Coconut, Coriander, Curry leaves, Cumin, Fenugreek, Black pepper and Chillies. Signature dishes include the Malaba Fish Curry. More info
|Bagatti‘s (Est 1990)
56-58 South End, 020 8686 9649
Bagatti‘s specialises in authentically prepared Italian cuisine using the freshest of ingredients. including pasta. pizza and traditional meat and fish dishes The wine list has a good range of fine regional Italian wines from Chianti to Barola. new dishes include Pesce Soada (swordfish). Parties set menu available./ Occasional live music nights. .
47 South End, 020 8681 1166
Owner/Chef: Dino Fine Japanese restaurant with extensive menu serving sushi, tempura dishes etc. Be sure to try the Yakitori (grilled chicken) Open lunchtimes (except Sundays) and evening. Home delivery service available.
|Aqua Brasserie (Est 2009),
33-35 South End, 020 8667 0070
Owned by chefs Dasos and Dario.
Meat, fish & vegetable dishes Be sure to try their desert selection. Monday night: 50% off steaks (a la carte). In 2010 Aqua expanded after acquiring No 35. It now seats ** people.
269 - 275 High Street, 020 8686
Authentic vast Tapas bar and Restaurant that has an extensive range range of hot and cold tapas from £2.20 a dish updards (average £5). Mon-Fri: set lunch available from £7.95 (2 tapas plus coffee or soft drink) More info
|Mae Ping (Est 1994)
16-18 South End, 020 8760 0278
Authentic taste of Thailand food. Red and green curries, noodles & rice. Meat dishes: Beef, Chicken Duck or Pork. Vegetarian dishes. Seafood dishes: prawns, salmon, squid etc. Branches in Beckenham and Wimbledon. More info
66 Lower Addiscombe Road,
020 8405 4308
Relaunched in 2007 this family run restaurant has won rave reviews in Croydon.
Meat fish & vegetarian dishes. //
Signature dish: Sea Bream.//
Bring your own wine.//