Vegan food takes Croydon by the taste buds

Posted on June 13th, by Tony Bishop-Weston in Culture. No Comments

These days, it’s easy for vegans to eat well in our town

The figures speak for themselves. Statistics from Google Trends show that the number of people in the UK following a vegan lifestyle has grown by 350% in a decade, with vegan food sales rocketing by 1,500% in 2016. And it seems that this is happening right here in Croydon, too.

First – those astonishing … Read More »

Café review: Buttercream Dreams

Posted on February 18th, by Tony Bishop-Weston in Culture. No Comments

Croydon has welcomed a new vegan culinary delight. Consultant chef Tony Bishop-Weston reports

3 Middle Street, Croydon, CR0 1TR

Time from East Croydon:  10 minutes / 3 minutes then   2 minutes


It’s been a long time coming. Ironic considering that The Vegetarian Society started in Croydon before eventually moving to Altrincham, near Manchester. There was that famous vegetarian restaurant in Croydon Buddhist Centre. There … Read More »