Breakfast Club


Restaurant review: The Breakfast Club at Boxpark Croydon

Posted on December 5th, by Owen Kingston in Culture. No Comments

Breakfast at Breakfast Club, over easy

It’s extremely rare to find a British restaurant that does a good American-style breakfast. Far too often, errant members of the ‘full English’ creep in to mar the transatlantic experience: the grilled tomato, the fried mushroom, or heaven forbid, the black pudding have no place whatsoever in an authentic American diner, or on the plate of any breakfast claiming to be … Read More »



“Isn’t Boxpark great?”, she cried. I answered: “No”.

Posted on November 24th, by Rob Preston in Politics & Society. 4 comments

Boxpark’s for the team leaders, not for the team

Landing like a Vogon spaceship, Boxpark has arrived in Croydon.

Monday 31st October

Following an opening two day music festival featuring the likes of Wiley and Nova Twins, the people inside this collection of shipping containers joined together like so much Lego roll up their sleeves and prepare to feed hungry Croydonians. I arrive and I explore. It doesn’t take too … Read More »



Seven initial thoughts about Boxpark Croydon and its prospects for our town

Posted on November 8th, by Jonny Rose in Economics & Business. 17 comments

Croydon’s salvation or hipster invasion? You have three years to decide…

So, it’s here – it’s finally here!

80 shipping containers, 20,000 sq ft, a hundred tonnes of corrugated iron have come together to make the newest hotspot in Croydon, Boxpark Croydon.The venue is a food and entertainment space housing forty restaurants including central London heavyweights MeatLiquor, Chilango, Mama Lan and Breakfast Club – … Read More »



May 2016 in brief

Posted on June 20th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

May’s news in brief, summarised for your convenience by the Citizen team

Croydon became a haven for bees

The team that brought Saffron Central, the world’s largest urban saffron farm, to Croydon in 2015 is now using the space to create a haven for bees. With the support of Croydon Beekeepers Association and community volunteers, they have planted the site, formerly the location of Croydon’s council … Read More »