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Restaurant review: Five Guys, High Street, Croydon town centre

Posted on September 29th, by Martin Leay in Culture. 2 comments

A new burger joint brings the guys to central Croydon

Time from East Croydon:  5 minutes

7-11 High Street, Croydon CR0 1QA

There was a great deal of fanfare when the American burger and fries emporium Five Guys opened its first UK branch in Covent Garden back in 2013. And now, in the latest sign of Croydon’s burgeoning cultural and economic significance, the chain has set up … Read More »



Hoo-har at Hoodoo’s, down at Matthews Yard

Posted on March 20th, by Rob Preston in Culture. 10 comments

Is the venue that brought cool to Croydon in serious trouble?

Matthews Yard is still there. Having arrived in 2012, it’s approaching its fifth anniversary. But will it make it that far?

The place first appeared as a café with a work space, a studio space and Croydon Radio renting an HQ it could call home. Holding it up were the people of Croydon themselves, donating money … Read More »