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The Sandrock

152 Upper Shirley Road, Croydon CR0 5HA, England
+44 20 8654 3829
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Fusion, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
152 Upper Shirley Road, Croydon CR0 5HA, England
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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Popped in on a Friday evening for drinks and dinner. We knew we were going for pizzas. There was a choice of a couple of ales, which were quite nice, perhaps something off the wall would be good for a change. The wines were really...More

Thank HalDavies
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Lunch for 4. All chose pizza and were not disappointed. Pudding and coffee to follow. Recommend the tiramisu. Attentative staff and friendly atmosphere. Will go again.

Thank R J C
Reviewed August 25, 2017

We live local to the Sandrock and over the last 7-8 years it's changed management a number of times and we keep on giving it a go but to be honest now I'm done. Yet again I'm so disappointed with the food, which is no...More

2  Thank Jacky W
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

We popped in on a rainy afternoon and stayed for hours. We were made to feel very welcome as soon as we arrived and the quality of service was impressive throughout. The food was lovely (especially the calzone) and range of drinks was good. The...More

Thank Earnestbunny
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

I have reviewed this on The Sandrock Bar and Pizzeria page. I liked the old Sandrock, the menu was good pub food and there was always something I wanted. It is now an Italian themed pub. I would rather it would return to the former....More

Thank HalDavies
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Sandrock after its recent transformation into a pizza/Italian restaurant. Firstly the food particularly the pizza is very very good, generous portions and very tasty. Unfortunately, when booking we weren't informed that the restaurant would be accommodating a very...More

Thank spanner22Northampton
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Living in the locality we've been to the Sandrock a few times and, prior to a refurbishment, the gastro/pub was stylish with excellent menu & food. The new image & refurbishment (it's a bar, Italian themed Pizzeria/pasta based restaurant) has totally ruined it. Some of...More

2  Thank phil y
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

I have been to sandrock for the first time visited with my family we ordered some starters to share like calamari fritti and caprese salad it was nice and fresh after we had pizzas and must say that it was delicious staff very attentive and...More

1  Thank Giovanna200
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

I live locally and since moving in have tried the Sandrock on a number of occasions each time has been disappointing and what ever they seem to dream up next it's always consistently bad. I don't really give bad reviews, usually choosing to say nothing....More

2  Thank PeterKent12
Reviewed May 12, 2017

We stopped here after a 10 mile walk for our marathon training. We were famished. Good Sunday lunch with lots of alchohol. The service was brilliant, and we're definitely going back because we are locals to the croydon area.

Thank Jules4701
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $27
Bar, British, Pub, Fusion, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Upper Shirley Road, Croydon CR0 5HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8654 3829
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