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Hesterman Way, Beddington Farm Road | Unit 6C, Valley Leisure Park, Croydon CR0 4YA, England
02086 800 800
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Too many choices, taste - quite good

As previously mentioned, still the same food as when it was still called Cosmo. Just a name changed and the fact that it now includes unlimited soda and cold and hot drinks which I think is reasonable. Good bits: - most of the food actually tastes nice esp. the grilled meat and steamed... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
michikikay
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Worthing, West Sussex, England
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  • Large groups
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Harrow, London
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Having been to JRC a number of times since it changed over from Cosmo I have mixed feelings. I had hoped that it would return to its former glory but unfortunately I am still waiting. Despite it being good value especially now that soft drinks have been added to the all inclusive price, every time I have been I always... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A diverse array of cuisines always kept fresh and replenished. Delicious and finger-licklingly mouthwatering. Yes 'finger-lickingly mouthwatering'! Booking a day or more in advance is advisable as they will be busy Friday - Sunday meaning a wait of 15 minutes to an hour although there is seating for 300+. Staff are always friendly and helpful. The station chefs are eager... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I had not visited after it changed management. We decided at the last moment and we walked in without a reservation which was a plus. It was a Thursday night and the restaurant was reasonably full but not overcrowded. We paid £18.99 per person but cold drinks, tea and coffee (including espresso) were included. Excellent fish, king prawns and vegetables.... More 

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Morden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

First time visitors at lunchtime and generally very pleased with the quality of the food. Some food is better than others but overall I would recommend this place. They only have a half menu during lunch so no steak, sushi etc... If you go in not expecting Michelin star food, you should be fine.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a huge multi food buffet restaurant with a wide selection of different styles of food. It can be quite noisy and at weekends, which is the time we have visited, do not be surprised to find many small children runing around so not really a place for a quiet romantic meal. However we have visited with our teenage... More 

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Worthing, West Sussex, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

As previously mentioned, still the same food as when it was still called Cosmo. Just a name changed and the fact that it now includes unlimited soda and cold and hot drinks which I think is reasonable. Good bits: - most of the food actually tastes nice esp. the grilled meat and steamed seafoods. - large selection of desserts but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Friends found and tried here, and recommended it to us. Love the Chinese Northern Dim Sum like dumplings and won-tons best. The Thai style sea food green curry is always yummy. Love the steamed pumpkin pie. Never miss out the freshly cut salmon sashimi. The grill food like sizzling chow mien with scallops was worth waiting for. A friend born... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Came for dinner after a long day, the décor was pretty welcoming but immediately something was wrong with the ice drink slushies. Out of the four ice drinks they had on offer when we first arrived there was only one actually operating, and as time progressed as soon as another was fixed the other broke, which proved to be very... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We visited as a party of 4 and noticed the venue had changed brands. As somebody else mentioned the new branding is poor and it is difficult to work out what the name of the new restaurant is. (Global Buffet I have found out!) Basically it is exactly the same interior as it was as Cosmo. Prices have increased but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Had dinner here on last Friday evening. We got in around 7 pm and they gave us a table till 8.45 pm i.e. we had an hour and 45 minutes to eat and drink as much as we like. Good things 1. An excellent choice of international and continental cuisine including Italian , Indian , Chinese , Japanese etc 2.... More 

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Additional Information about JRC Global Buffet

Address: Hesterman Way, Beddington Farm Road | Unit 6C, Valley Leisure Park, Croydon CR0 4YA, England
Phone Number: 02086 800 800
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hesterman Way, Beddington Farm Road | Unit 6C, Valley Leisure Park, Croydon CR0 4YA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: 02086 800 800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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