Yeha Noha

Restaurant review: Yeha Noha Café & Bar, South Norwood

Posted on April 6th, by Anne Giles in Culture. 4 comments

Delicious soups, stews and sweet things at this winning South Norwood café

I decided recently that it was time that I wrote a review about this lovely café and bar. We have had lunch there before and it’s also a good meeting place for coffee. Unlike many places which think that a single espresso means a single shot, Yeha Noha provides a cup  of strong coffee, full … Read More »

Why do Croydonians still commute to work?

Posted on February 6th, by Jonny Rose in Economics & Business. 9 comments

Cast off the chains of commuting and work from London’s most exciting borough

Every year, 22 million people enter and exit the East Croydon station (that’s over 70,000 daily) and this number is set to grow as more and more people make the welcome decision to move to London’s most exciting borough. As the trend continues, perhaps it’s time for Croydonians to consider alternatives: namely, work … Read More »

Croydon’s Best Independent Café 2016: The award goes to…

Posted on January 26th, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. 4 comments

After months of deliberation, voting, chewing, and caffeinating, the results are in

For the last few months we’ve been asking you to tell us about your favourite independent Croydon café; the place you like to hang out, chill out, meet friends, drink coffee. And – very importantly – eat cake.

The shortlist for this year’s Croydon’s Best Independent Café Award was nominated entirely by readers. And (visualising stepping … Read More »

It’s your chance to vote for Croydon’s Best Independent Café 2015

Posted on November 11th, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. 4 comments

What’s the best indie coffee shop in Croydon? Your vote counts, says Bernadette Fallon

It’s a place to drink, eat, hang out, look beautiful, hobnob with staff, write your novel, socialise, debate the issues of the day, meet friends, flick your hair at passing interested parties or just sit and stare.

It’s a… coffee shop – and Croydon’s never had them so good or … Read More »

We will defeat their prejudices about Croydon – one artisanal coffee at a time

Posted on June 12th, by Jonny Rose in Economics & Business. 14 comments

Jonny Rose smells change in the air around Croydon’s independent coffee shops

There is no better telltale sign of an area on the up than the arrival of a cool, independent coffee shop; the sort of place where students can be found sketching furiously in moleskin journals and freelancers set up their laptop work stations for the day.

Coffee as a lifestyle

Coffee helps us. … Read More »