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JRC Global Buffet

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Hesterman Way, Beddington Farm Road | Unit 6C, Valley Leisure Park, Croydon CR0 4YA, England
02086 800 800
Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Open 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
Good for:
Large groups

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 76
    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
Average quality but plenty of it.

Massive choice of dishes from all around the world. Quality varies from station to station but it tastes good and you can eat as much of it as you want. Fairly sure some of the desserts were Mr Kipling cakes cut in half but you should be indulging in the chocolate fountain anyway!

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
NatGHP
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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328 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Thought cosmo had closed down but just been there and had a great meal. Trouble is I've only just left and can't even remember it's new name. just a few letter from memory. what a stupid move. anyway food is very good and lots of choice. free soft drinks and cheap beer and wine but good brand names.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Ive been to this place in its many different reincarnations and so far this is the best by a stand out mile. The price as of me writing this was £18.99 but this included unlimited soft drinks, juices and hot drinks which is so much better value than what was offered before. At the time we had a special birthday... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Massive choice of dishes from all around the world. Quality varies from station to station but it tastes good and you can eat as much of it as you want. Fairly sure some of the desserts were Mr Kipling cakes cut in half but you should be indulging in the chocolate fountain anyway!

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

11 of us went from my office to JRC last night in Croydon. We had a brilliant night out. The food was excellent and such an massive selection. Something for everyone. The drink selection was enormous including free non alcoholic cocktails. We had a lovely table and used plates were cleared away regularly by helpful staff. I would thoroughly recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Offers greater choice compared to jimmy spices. Thoroughly enjoyed the tapanyaki and kids well catered for. Prebooked a table as can get very busy. Kids love the chocolate fountain and selection of desserts. Drinks were extra. Can also get very noisy so not very easy to have a conversation. Will be going back soon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Abit overpriced and the food isn't amazing. We also had dirty tables when we arrived. Apart from that there is a big variety of food which is good and you can eat as much as you like.

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England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is one of the best restaurant I've ever been to. Good atmosphere, nice food and desserts and spacious. I recommend this place to anyone who wants to enjoy and eat good food!!

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Love the food so much more now it's changed company. What I don't like is people letting their bratty kids run around and eat straight out of the buffet trays, it's so unhygienic :/ Obviously not the restaurants fault but they shouldn't allow it either. Last time I was there I saw a fully grown adult making a duck pancake... 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?