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“Good value” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gipsy Moth

Gipsy Moth
Purley Way, Croydon, England
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Ranked #76 of 262 restaurants in Croydon
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

I thought this was a rough place but it is not. The food is excellent and good value for money. There was nothing I disliked

Visited July 2012
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English first
Derby England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Bad experience at the Carvery”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Visited this establishment while staying at the Hilton hotel next block. Took family and friends for a carvery meal as the price[s] looked reasonable.

The carvery also boasted a greater selection of roasts than the usual beef, turkey and gammon.

However, when we got there circa 19:30, the carvery wasn't at all busy and the meats and vegetables were dried out. I made an observation and was told that the carvery would be refreshed in 10 minutes.

It transpired that the only refreshing was a couple of trays of the vegetables while the dried out roasts, pies and lasagne remained.

If I ever return there, I'll certainly ensure that I only eat from a fresh carvery.

Visited January 2013
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“Service needs a shake up”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012 via mobile

Been staying in the premier inn next door for 9 weeks now. I have not been served promptly at the Gypsy Moth in the whole stay. The management need to get older people whi care about customer service.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Great find and lovely food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We stayed at the Hallmark Hotel on Purley Way for a short break and decided to have a walk over the road to the Gipsy Moth for a drink and a bite to eat. There is a carvery here which is very nice for only £5.95 a more extensive menu very reasonably priced and an over 50's club you can join immediately - if you qualify. The pub is part of a larger chain and is barn style with exposed beams, very warm and inviting. The staff were very pleasant and attentive and we really enjoyed it here.
Food was hot and good quality. We had 2 starters from the main menu, prawn cocktail and chicken on skewers with sesame seed and chilli sauce, a carvery and a chicken tikka mains.
Would not hesitate to recommend this pub/restaurant and looking forward to visiting others in the chain.

Visited December 2012
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Service shocking”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Waiting forever to be served at the bar. Minimal staff, so it's not their fault. It needs new managment as it could be a gold mine. The food is above average, but when everything else is poor you need outstanding food to go back. Have visited 4 times and each time it's the same. Will not go back

Visited July 2012
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