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Smoothbean!

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$7 - $9
CUISINES
Wine Bar, Cafe, British, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews cakes chicken sandwich sourdough toast carrot cake beans great coffee east croydon station independent cafe great ingredients scrambled tofu vegan and gluten free quick cup of coffee delicious food and friendly staff nice place to have high quality ingredients healthy food warm atmosphere
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I just had breakfast here. The service was quick and friendly. High quality ingredients cooked well. The fresh juices were delicious. The portion sizes were too big for us but that’s just personal preference. We probably could have shared a breakfast. Thanks...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank KatyF809
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

You are very welcome. We’re so glad to have provided a good start to your day and many thanks for taking the time to post a complimentary review of Smoothbean!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really welcoming coffee shop - The staff are fab and the atmosphere is homely but also appropriate for an informal business meeting. Love the outdoor seating as well.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MaisieB25
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad that you enjoy the ambiance at Smoothbean!, both indoor and outdoor and thank you for posting a 5 bubble review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here a couple of times and it is absolutely excellent! Staff lovely. Poached eggs wonderful. Coffee amazing. Atmosphere relaxing and cozy. Cakes!! I could eat them all! I wish I could spend more time there but it's my way to work in the morning....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Louloububu
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a lovely review of Smoothbean! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

I've been just once and I loved the atmosphere! It's so cozy. Cheerful staff. I tried the lentils soup and reminded me eating at my mum's home. Very original how they serve the tea. I wish you open on weekends to eat breakfast there!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Vanessa P
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to Smoothbean! and thank you for posting a complimentary review. Weekend opening is in the planning stage, watch this space!

Reviewed May 22, 2019

Great cafe and friendly staff lovely location and easy to find nice and quiet and easy to find and eat

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Caroline H
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Many thanks for taking time to post a complimentary review of Smoothbean!

Reviewed May 12, 2019

I come here most weeks - often more than once a week. Every time I visit, the food and coffee is the same high-standard. Every time. The service is excellent. Faultless in fact. This blows spots off of the 'box parks' and the like.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Liam R
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2019

Many thanks for your complimentary comments and continued custom. It is always a pleasure to serve you.

Reviewed May 6, 2019

Great environment for a quick cup of coffee, to get your head down and do some work, or to get a long breakfast with some friends. Super friendly staff, always greeted with a smile!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank dougw176
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2019

Many thanks for your review and complimentary comments, much appreciated!

Reviewed May 2, 2019

Croydon offers plents of coffee shops, including all the well-known familiar chains. I've tried all the main chains and I like some of them, but Smoothbean is better. In what way is it better? Every way. It's a nice place with a comfortable, easy-going ambience....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MrR_11
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2019

Thank you for recognising the ethos of Smoothbean!, captured in your comments and your wonderful phrase “Drop in, relax, let us take care of you”. We will be extending our opening hours soon and will post them on all our social media accounts as well...More

Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

A lovely spot on the way to or from Home office. Relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff. The cakes look good, but i have tried a chicken sandwich greek style, coffee and fresh juice. Coffee is really good! Food is tasty and very fresh. Definitely recommend

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Irina B
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely and detailed review, much appreciated.

Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

Smoothbean is an excellent place for breakfast, coffee or light lunch perfectly situated if you are at East Croydon just over the road from the main Boxpark entrance. The atmosphere is relaxing with cool music, furniture a mix of comfy sofas and more pragmatic tables...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2019

Thank you so much for your wonderful and detailed review of Smoothbean!, it is much appreciated!

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Yes, certainly. Smoothbean! is "dog friendly"
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