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The Skylark

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34_36 South End, Croydon CR01DP, England
442086499909
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Wed 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

this is my favourite place to go with friends n family it has a great atmosphere have spent many a evening in here been coming here for years with work mates the food is scrummy and really cheap to good for taking the kids for lunch or dinner any occasion really staff are always friendly but then my son does... More 

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Thank brandybrown2
Croydon, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I irregularly drop into this Wetherspoon pub, possibly more than once per month. Thursday noght's curry night menu has been revised. Tried it last night along with a friend of mine. Really, very impressed as previously the currey was a good meal but not outstanding being just good value. What a change the new menu is, the quality is defintiely... More 

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Thank J_dubbs7
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch today. Excellent service, lovely food served well. We had the chicken tandoori wraps which came with either salad or chips. Followed by an ice cream sundae and the salted caramel cheesecake. Staff came back to check everything was OK. As always fantastic value for money. The atmosphere in the pub was friendly and welcoming. Would have... More 

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Thank rvbrandon
TheSkyLarkManagement, The Skylark Management Team at The Skylark, responded to this review

Dear rvbrandon, It is great to hear you had such a positive experience and a pleasure for all staff involved. We always aim to satisfy all of our customers, and it is always good to hear we are achieving just that! We love to welcome you back soon, The Skylark More 

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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a quick bite to eat with my 3 children. Proper basic pub food, it's ok quality quite fairly priced. The pubs isn't m kid friendly ! They can only sit in one part of the pub and only if they are eating food.

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Thank Jayney2411
TheSkyLarkManagement, The Skylark Management Team at The Skylark, responded to this review

Hi Jayney2411, We actually have changed the rules awhile ago, and children can sit wherever you want to sit, and they do not need to be eating at the pub, as long as it's before 9pm. We aim to be extremely child friendly, with an open garden, children's activities, and a selection of food and drink specifically for children. If... More 

Croydon, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Proper food, good beer, great atmosphere, we have been going there for over ten years now and the quality of food and service has remained at the same high standard all that time. Long may it remain so!

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Thank John A
TheSkyLarkManagement, Manager at The Skylark, responded to this review

Dear Joel27up, It is fantastic to hear such a great review. We aim to always do the best we can, and when our achievements have been recognised, it is always a pleasure to hear. If you have any beer selections you would like us to consider, do let us know at the bar, as you never know what we can... More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Large two tier pub, so plenty of room with tvs upstairs along with toilets. Just popped in for a quick drink and a snack. Found it to be lacking atmosphere but that was more than likely due to it being a wednesday afternoon.

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Thank Lisahelen62
TheSkyLarkManagement, Manager at The Skylark, responded to this review

Dear Lisahelen62, We would love to welcome you back. Maybe you visited a particular quiet night? Most nights we are extremely busy, with great atmosphere, especially in the evenings! We hope to see you soon, Then Skylark Management Team More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

I always received fast service and good quality food. The selection from beers is also huge. Great place for Friday night. Steak night is one of my favorite ones.

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Thank Veronika C
TheSkyLarkManagement, The Skylark Management team at The Skylark, responded to this review

Dear Veronika C, It's great hearing such a positive review! Everyone who works at The Skylark aims to achieve the best they can and we take great pride when this gets noticed! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Croydon
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Good quality food well prepared and with a drink thrown in. I know its all portion controlled but you can not beat this for quality and value for money. Plus you have great guest ales, vast amounts of space and plenty of seating. Service is speedy and food arrives hot. I enjoy the steak nights.

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Thank sladeCroydon
TheSkyLarkManagement, The Skylark Management Team at The Skylark, responded to this review

Dear sladeCroydon, We take great care in our work, and it is great hearing that our hard work is recognised. We try to make sure we are always on top of our ales, and are always looking to try new and exciting products, so if you have any recommendations for any ale, give us a shout and we will try... More 

Cork, Ireland
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Having just arrived from Gatwick we popped in on Friday evening for food and a pint..We got fresh fish in batter chips and mushy peas plus a pint of Heineken all for 6.59..not only was it great value but the food was top class..service was very fast and the staff were very friendly..would highly recommend the skylark.

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Thank gerahern
TheSkyLarkManagement, The Skylark Management Team at The Skylark, responded to this review

Dear Gerahern, It is wonderful to hear such glowing reviews about The Skylark. We make sure our food is at the highest standard it can possibly be, and all our staff pride themselves in being the best they can, and it means the world when that gets recognised! We look forward to having you back at The Skylark in the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

I live 5 minutes walk from this Witherspoon pub.. I went to have a breakfast on a Sunday morning... After i paid fir the breakfast i sat down and waited and waited and waited for 30 minutes for a simple English Breakfast to arrive at table 46.... When it did finally appear the bartender just droped it on the table..... More 

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Thank Marcdb
TheSkyLarkManagement, Manager at The Skylark, responded to this review

Dear Marcdb, We are extremely sorry for the issues you had that particular Sunday. We were extremely busy that morning, and every effort was made to inform each customer when they ordered that there was a delay on food. We always aim to deliver our food to customers within ten minutes. However occasionally when we are unexpectedly busy, this may... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $16
Cuisine
Pub, Bar, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Buffet, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34_36 South End, Croydon CR01DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: 442086499909

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