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1 Matthews Yard | Off Surrey Street, Croydon CR0 1FF, England
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Caterham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to hang out for the odd hour, good food and beer. always something happening such as exhibitions, open mike nights with visiting artists, good value for money.

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Thank brian r
Cookham Dean, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff but very meat focused. One veggie no vegan option with no veggie specials. So many options such a lack of imagination for a place seemingly so creative and open minded.

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Thank alicesd
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Great little bar. Burgers are fantastic and good selection of beers too. Atmosphere is really relaxed and nice decor.

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Thank Matt P
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favourite spots in Croydon. Had the porker and the eggs benny for brunch (not all for me!) Was Delicious!

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Thank Rowan S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Friends and I always go for the burgers! The Rosemary fries are very nice but the beef burgers (ask for medium rare) with cheese are the best!

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Thank Shaun L
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

One of the best veggie breakfasts I have had (and I've had a few). A stack of tomato, spiked beans, mushrooms, and a veggie sausage. The edible flowers were an interesting touch. Add a seriously good mocha .. very impressed.

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2 Thank Mike B
Croydon, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

My Mum and I went here today as a going away lunch... I had the bacon burger and onion rings and my mum had eggs benedict. We both had some delicious pear cider which was very good value for money (£3.50 for a pint at 7.5%!) and the burger was so so delicious. Would definitely go again. Staff friendly and... More 

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1 Thank Hannah W
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

This whole venue has so much to offer. The brunch and Hoodoos is very tasty, the coffee is great (and I love my coffee) the burgers from Brgr and Beer are exceptional. They also have live music in the little back rooms. They have life drawing sessions on some nights and gaming nights. I have a feeling that they've had... More 

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1 Thank Geoffery1971
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to pick up coffee . They were tasty . A nice little place will return to eat or have a few beers sometime soon

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Thank robert k
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Love this secret little nook. Very good coffee, cake, brekky, burgers, beer, music, art - and beards are optional. In summer - sitting outdoors has a surreal Tuscan/Sienna vibe thanks to the glorious facade/architecture of the listed water-reservoir building. (You'll see what I mean). It feels like you're a thousand miles from Croydon (not a bad thing sometimes).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $16
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, British, Vegetarian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Matthews Yard | Off Surrey Street, Croydon CR0 1FF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
Description
Matthews Yard is an independent coffee shop, canteen, bar and arts space in the centre of Croydon. We are part owned by the local community and have a varied events programmes taking in art exhibitions, live music, poetry, craft clubs, language classes, writing workshops, theatre, stand-up comedy and so much more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?