Review: The Royal Tandoori restaurant, Selsdon

Posted on June 26th, by Cassie Whittell in Culture. 1 Comment

Fresh flavours and shiny, happy service makes this an Indian restaurant to remember

Sometimes, standard Indian restaurant fare is a bit… beige. Bland-looking. It’s hard to remember a good Indian restaurant meal, unless you’re lucky enough to have a decent curry house close by. We stopped off at the Royal Tandoori in Selsdon on a Saturday evening after a day of watching World Cup footie, expecting… well, … Read More »

The real Crexit

Posted on June 22nd, by James Naylor in Politics & Society. 3 comments

Croydon’s local divisions are both more interesting and more revealing than the national debate, says James Naylor

First: an apology. You may well be sick of referendum coverage by now. Misleading slogans, misused patriotism, the fears of immigration or economic collapse stoked by an apparently endless army of columnists, and every day a fresh lineup of experts from some field or another telling you that … Read More »

Restaurant review: Yaalu Yalu, South Croydon

Posted on March 7th, by Anne Giles in Culture. 1 Comment

Anne Giles finds a new Sri Lankan restaurant is definitely worth the journey

164 Addington Rd, South Croydon, CR2 8LB

Time from East Croydon:  20 minutes 64

My husband Steve and I had heard that a restaurant describing itself as ‘Asian fusion’ owned by Sri Lankans had opened up last year in South Croydon, so we thought we would give it a try. We booked a table at … Read More »