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Brasserie Vacherin Croydon

$$ - $$$French, European,
48-50 South End, Croydon CR0 1DP, England
+44 20 8774 4060
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“vacherin” (19 reviews)
“steak” (64 reviews)
“oysters” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48-50 South End, Croydon CR0 1DP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say, as a french person this 'french' restaurant doesn't cut the mustard. Food is mediocre, not what I would expect from a true french brasserie. Service was good but then that's what is expected. Would I go back... no. Still looking for...More

Thank julietaxi84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been looking for an opportunity to visit this restaurant for a while and a reunion with some old friends presented the perfect opportunity. As it was Friday night I expected the restaurant to be busy so I made a reservation a few days...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went their last night with two friends. It is half price for steaks on a Monday, and an excellent deal. Two of us ordered the Lobster bisque soup as a starter. It was excellent. Following on, 3 of us had sirloin and my husband...More

Thank carol o
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my partner here for a birthday lunch we ordered from the prix fixe menu, the options were good but the wait for starters and main were very long and given the fact it wasn’t very busy was very surprising. My partner had to...More

Thank emkev75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancee fancied a cocktail after dinner, so we popped in here. I don't usually drink cocktails, but had a long island iced tea, while she had a pornstar martini. The service was great, polite & friendly. While we were there we had a look...More

Thank Wig_Traveller
Reviewed March 11, 2018

ate there last night for Mothers day with my son , daughter and granddaughter .. so two mothers .food when it arrived was generally tasty but the 1hr wait between starter and main meal and then another 20 minutes for desert took the edge of...More

Thank hazel s
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Vacherin is always nice. We have been there so many times over the years and it is always lovely. The food is copious and delicious and the service impeccable. Very good value for money.

Thank Aurelien F
Le_Vacherin, Owner at Brasserie Vacherin Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Aurelien F, Thank you so much for leaving us your review! We always appreciate the feedback and will be looking forward to welcoming you again soon! Kindest regards, Brasserie Vacherin

Reviewed March 8, 2018

My wife and I decided to have a Mothering Sunday lunch and chose this restaurant because of its good reputation. We were not disappointed. The dishes were good and the price not dear and the service efficient and excellent. It is one of Malcolm John's...More

Thank Charles C
Le_Vacherin, Owner at Brasserie Vacherin Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Charles C, Thank you so much for leaving us your short but kind review! We are so glad both you and your wife enjoyed the lunch and the service and we do hope to welcome you again soon! Kindest regards, Brasserie Vacherin

Reviewed March 5, 2018

The menu is interesting and well mixed between fish and meat dishes. Even some vegetarian choices. Service is simple and well done, though a little inattentive towards the end of the meal. Pricing is good value, with an excellent Sunday prix fixé selection. Will return...More

Thank Esteban B
Le_Vacherin, Owner at Brasserie Vacherin Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Esteban B, Thank you for leaving us your review. We always appreciate the feedback! We look forward to welcoming you again for the Sunday prix fixe! Kindest regards, Brasserie Vacherin

Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

There's a lot of competition in this part of town so a restaurant needs to stand out. I went with a friend on impulse walking past. We were the only ones there so staff were attentive and friendly. Sadly the food did not cut it....More

Thank orionuk2016
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Ed S
October 27, 2016|
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Response from brigittetnoelle | Reviewed this property |
I think if you have groupon deal it is a bit of a chick to ask for the special offer without the voucher. I absolutely dont agree their english was good and the food was very nice. Next time you want to eat with groupon buy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-50 South End, Croydon CR0 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8774 4060
  • E-mail
Brasserie Vacherin in Croydon is a traditional French brasserie where you can saviour the taste and enjoy the experience created by award winning chef Malcolm John.Just like the best brasseries in Paris, the atmosphere is relaxed with a varied menu to suit all tastes whilst the service is professional and friendly.The French bistro style decor features pictures from all regions across France and are displayed throughout the restaurant. The innovative lighting creates an open, contemporary space ideal for locals enjoying a light lunch or in the evenings for a post-office drinks. In the evenings whether you are celebrating a special occasion or want to experience a French brasserie at its best please join us for a memorable evening.
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