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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 Mall
“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
Movie Theatre
“showing the latest blockbusters. Large glass windows mean you get a great view out towards Croydon and Surrey”
  • 10 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the largest shopping centres in London - has everything you might need.”
  • 11 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
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
Movie Theatre
“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
Park
“pretty blossoming cherry trees in spring. Old Victorian Water tower and views of Croydon”
  • 3 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
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 3 locals recommend
Light Rail Station
  • 1 local recommends
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
Asian Restaurant
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  • 2 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
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 4 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Bethlem Royal Hospital (from where the word "Bedlam" comes) was founded in 1247 and was the first hospital for the mentally ill. This free museum opened in 2015. ”
  • 1 local recommends

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
“Looking for the best restaurants in South West london, you will need to check on a site called the opentable.co.uk here you can find the best of the best restaurants in the whole of southwest london and my flat is just 20mins drive with uber to this resturant and is about 35mins when you jump on the bus depends on the traffic but expect more time if is Friday as croydon is a bubble town when is friday.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Fantastic food. Lovely atmosphere. Very cosy. Highly rated on trip advisor.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Spanish taps, excellent food and prices, lively atmosphere and great staff! Tip: Try the Raxo Pork!”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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