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Hesterman Way, Beddington Farm Road | Unit 6C, Valley Leisure Park, Croydon CR0 4YA, England
02086 800 800
Today
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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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: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 79
    Average
  • 55
    Poor
  • 64
    Terrible
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
Good for:
  • Large groups
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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100 reviews 100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

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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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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26 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Croydon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Went for my birthday, added bonus if it's your birthday, it's free. The best part is the chef cooking steak, seafood, chicken , etc on the hot plate. All soft drinks and tea and coffee are included in the price. All the food at all the stations was hot and replenished regularly. Alcoholic drinks are served at very reasonable prices... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Se have a lot of choices, from sushi, lasagne, pizza, paella, spicy meat from Lebanon, a lot of deserts, you can eat as much as you can. Very nice to taste different food for a good value

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I went to JRC last night with my friend and we both enjoyed it very much. It was not our first time we usually go frequently to JRC well Cosmo before. I want to thank the staff for all their hard work, their was one man who was very polite and welcoming I cannoy remember his name but he was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Having read quite a few reviews of this place I was concerned my brother had booked us "a sham" of an eatery. Relief then as 1st impressions of a huge well finnished restaurant overlooking the retail park impressed. The food, more than you're able to sample really especially with the 1.45hrs dinning time limit. The fish & meat counter where... More 

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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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