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The Spread Eagle

$$ - $$$, British,
39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX, England
+44 20 8781 1134
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pies” (9 reviews)
“steak pie” (3 reviews)
“the pub” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX, England
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

popped in here to have a couple of drinks with the wife as in doing a bit of shopping.......my favourite bar in croydon as standards are usually good.... went in and found a high table and proceeded to the bar with the better half looking...More

1  Thank uppershirleyeagle
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi UpperShirleyEagle, Many thanks for taking the time to post your comments. Unfortunately we do not have the space behind the bar to have individual glasses for each product. We have 14 different gins and we keep updating them regularly, plus 64 other spirits. We...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018

Plenty of space to rattle around here, especially on a Sunday afternoon. There are distinct seating areas many with leather backed benches in the wall which makes for a good old slouch. They seem to do food (like most pubs these days) but I just...More

Thank Paul C
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cheers for the review Paul C, you'll have to come back for the food, the pies are excellent:)

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Well I say that but unfortunately they had no food left ... first we ordered the tasting board they had ran out , then one of the party asked for a burger , the lovely waitress came over to inform they had no buns for...More

1  Thank afinnetty
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Afinnetty, Sorry we didn't have the 3 products you requested. We were let down by our regular bakery that bank holiday Monday who left us short on buns. We do pride ourselves on our pies because they are made fresh every day, unfortunately this...More

Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

A rare 5 from me. I just couldnt fault it. A proper (Fullers) pub. Great choice of real ales and beers. Proper pub environment. I had ESB which was a beautifully kept, clear, tasty ale. I had fancied a fish pie but was distracted by...More

Thank jrapeter
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cheers for the review jrapeter. Always nice to hear when someone has enjoyed their visit. Come back soon:)

Reviewed March 12, 2018

Beers very good, each time I have been there I find some different "guest" beers all well looked after. Having eaten in some very average restaurants in Croydon, we decided to just have a pie meal with the beer. Excellent pies, good value. Fish pie...More

1  Thank telcotraveller
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cheers for the review telcotraveller. Hope your wife didn't catch you checking out the football:)

Reviewed November 17, 2017

I have visited the Spread Eagle public house in Croydon though not regularly a number of times in recent years, the latest being on a Friday late afternoon in September. The area is easy to access with both East and West Croydon railways stations being...More

2  Thank Stewart C
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Hi Stewart Many thanks for taking the time to review us. Hope you can come back again soon.

Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

A quite friendly town centre pub. Good range of cask ales. Including gales beers. Good range of pies. Very friendly and helpful staff.

1  Thank Paul L
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Hi Paul, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We're glad you enjoyed it and hope you come back soon.

Reviewed October 3, 2017

The Spread Eagle is a great place for good quality food and drink, very friendly service and, above all, top-notch entertainment. The small theatre above the pub always has fantastic events from free cinema screenings to Edinburgh Fringe-bound plays and performances, not to mention hosting...More

1  Thank Eowithrania
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Many thanks for the great review, really pleased you had a great time and really appreciate you helping spread the word.

Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Been here numerous times with friends. There is a wide range of beer and cider selection. They also have a big selection of shorts as well. Local brewery choices are littered across the bar, loads to choose from. Haven't tried food but have seen it...More

Thank 19AP88
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Cheers Adam, glad you like it. Come back soon.

Reviewed September 8, 2017

This has a showstopping bar area with panelling and a fancy chandelier. There is a great selection of draught ales and nice cider. The staff are personable and cheerfully friendly. The loos are clean. There is nice outsie seating with heaters too - a real...More

Thank Michael H
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Hi Michael, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. Really glad you like the pub and are helping to spread the word.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8781 1134
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