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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Food Court
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“Huge number of food outlets. Everything from street food to Gourmet Food. Great entertainment.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Great selection of mainstream high street shops such as H&M, Next, Topshop, Marks and Spencers etc. And the bonus is you can walk home with all your shopping in less than 10 minutes!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Cinema
“showing the latest blockbusters. Large glass windows mean you get a great view out towards Croydon and Surrey”
  • 10 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“One of the largest shopping centres in London - has everything you might need.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“The oldest market in London held every day in iconic Surrey Street which is in the centre of town. On a week day the market sells fresh fruit, vegetables and plants. At the weekend the market turns in to a food lover's paradise. A must visit for all foodies.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cinema
“The parking i s really good here and public transport links there's food and a movie theatre even an all you can eat place as well as an Arcade it can be a really fun but costly day out ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Train
“24 hour trains to central London and Gatwick. Very regular service during normal operating hours, but trains also run through the night. Average 15 minutes to Victoria, London Bridge and Gatwick airport.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“pretty blossoming cherry trees in spring. Old Victorian Water tower and views of Croydon”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Local park with kids play area, tennis courts and a nice view of Croydon. Good place to run. Outdoor gym.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bus Stop
“Its 2 shopping malls plus has highstreet of shops too. Very easy to get to, only 15mins via Tram.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Library
“The Croydon Library and Clock Tower. Built in 1896 and still serving locals today, one of the most used library's in UK.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This is a great place to grab some food or just hang out and get a coffee. Right in the center of Croydon but not so well known - it's a cool hipster spot. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Frank & Benny Pizza Express Mc'Donalds Nandoos BurgerKing Cosmo restaurant ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Route
“Brgr+Beer do the best burgers in Croydon (by a long way) and a good atmosphere for coffee/cake. Great local independent cafe. Hoodoo's Coffee shop in the same space does a great brunch all day”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Food Court
“Huge number of food outlets. Everything from street food to Gourmet Food. Great entertainment.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is my favourite Italian restaurant in London. Friendly staff and amazing pastas. And the best bit? It doesn't cost the earth.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Excellent tapas food and always friendly welcome, very busy lively on Fri and Sat nights.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Best restaurant in Croydon, in my opinion! Fantastic Mediterranean food in an intimate setting.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
Restaurant
“Has many rooms playing several types of music for a few drinks or a night out till 3am.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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