French cuisine

Restaurant review: Cote d’Azur

Posted on May 20th, by Joy Akwue-Butler in Culture. 1 Comment

French cuisine meets the island of Mauritius in South Croydon. Joy Akwue-Butler paid a visit

18 Selsdon Road, SouthCroydon, CR2 6PA

Time from East Croydon:  25 minutes / 5 minutes 119, 466 or 312


Cote d’Azur is a French restaurant with a Mauritian influence. I hadn’t heard of it before, so when my friend Michelle suggested meeting there for a meal and a catch-up, I … Read More »

Restaurant review: Brasserie Vacherin, Croydon

Posted on February 20th, by Tom Lickley in Culture. No Comments

Chef Malcolm John brings a touch of Gallic flair to South End

Brasserie Vacherin, 48-50 South End, Croydon CR0 1DP Tel. 020 8774 4060
Time from East Croydon:   15 minutes 

It’s early January. The wind is howling tempestuously down South End, the rain lashing on to the pavement. If Croydon is ever to be the setting for a Greek epic poem (imagine that), … Read More »