Category Archives: Food

It’s enough to make you sick

It’s not likely to trouble the pages of lovecroydon’s filofax (ask your dad) anytime soon but our fair borough is now said to be home to the UK’s largest restaurant. Capturing perfectly public revulsion at the obesity epidemic that is … Continue reading

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Two new stores open in Croydon today

Two retail companies at opposite ends of the what is now referred to as the ‘shopping offer’ opened new stores in Croydon today. John Lewis’ much-anticipate At Home store finally opened the doors of its Purley Way branch, which is … Continue reading

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Food festival – get involved

The Food Festival returns to Croydon next month, and there are lots of prizes, vouchers – and food, of course – available. The festival is now in its third year and 2010’s special guests  include the Girl Guides, a movement that originated in … Continue reading

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New bar opening tonight – Friday 13th

Another new business venture opens in St George’s Walk today, the tired but much-loved 1960s shopping arcade off High Street in the town centre. This time it’s a bar, Taberners, which is named after a former town clerk and is … Continue reading

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Bene Bakers – brown bread

Sad news reaches lovecroydon, the demise of an artisan bakery in the town centre. For a short time Bene Bakers brought a little bit of continental finesse to the lunchtimes of office workers and students. Its selection of cakes, pastries … Continue reading

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