Buenos Aires Restaurant

Restaurant review: Mingo Argentine Steakhouse, Purley

Posted on March 1st, by Paddy Blewer in Culture. 5 comments

This excellent purveyor of meat and drink is not a cheap night out – but you get what you pay for

Time from East Croydon:   15 minutes

6-8 Tudor Court, Russell Hill Road, Purley, CR8 2LA

Many of you will remember the Buenos Aires Steakhouse chain. There used to be a large one in Purley and some years ago now, a small one at in South End that … Read More »

Restaurant review: a tale of two Purley burgers

Posted on September 16th, by Paddy Blewer in Culture. 4 comments

Now Purley’s burghers have a choice of burgers, says Paddy Blewer

In the thirteen years I’ve lived in Croydon, I’ve always been surprised that despite the significant wealth within walking distance of Purley town centre, eating and drinking options there were limited.

This began to change a few years ago. Now there are good options for steak at Buenos Aires, an excellent Turkish/Eastern Mediterranean … Read More »

Restaurant review: Buenos Aires restaurant, Purley

Posted on January 14th, by Anne Giles in Culture. No Comments

Anglo-Argentine Croydonian Anne Giles enjoys authentic cuisine on a day of national tradition

6-8 Tudor Court, Russell Hill Road, Purley CR8 2LA

Time from East Croydon: 15 minutes /  25 minutes 60 or 466 or from Purley station:  3 minutes


My husband Steve and I decided to celebrate ‘The Three Kings’ on 6th January. This is a day which … Read More »

Review: Speroni’s Restaurant

Posted on March 6th, by Anne Giles in Culture. No Comments

Anne Giles discovers the culinary delights of the Mediterranean at a restaurant owned by Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni

Speroni’s Restaurant, 4 Tudor Court, Russell Hill Road, Purley CR8 2LA
Time from East Croydon   15 minutes

My husband and I decided to try this one out, having read about it in one of our local newspapers. It is owned by Julian Speroni, of the Crystal … Read More »