Croydon’s Best Independent Café 2015: the results

Posted on January 20th, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. 11 comments

We tasted much coffee, we ate much cake. My waistline is a permanent – and slightly juddering – testament to this fact, says Bernadette Fallon

‘We’ were a group who had chatted on Twitter, ended up meeting sporadically for coffee and cake and said, ‘Wouldn’t it be great if Croydon had awards to recognise all the great independent cafés in the area?’. We set up a group, … Read More »

Which is Croydon’s best independent coffee shop? The hunt is on

Posted on May 22nd, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. 24 comments

Bernadette Fallon has opinions about coffee and cake. Strong, well-informed opinions

There is a growing number of independent coffee shops in Croydon. What does this burgeoning café culture say about our place in the world? What does it say about perceptions of our town, or its self-belief, image, community spirit and philosophy? That’s a lot to pin on a few coffee shops – fair point. … Read More »