Tag: Croydon

Croydon Craft Beer Festival 2: The Revenge

Most sequels aren’t a patch on the original (Jaws 2, Robocop 2 anybody?), but organisers of the second Croydon craft beer festival (18–20 March) provided beer lovers with plenty of kegs appeal at a foam-flecked, hoppy-go-lucky celebration of good ale in the heart of Croydon. A crowd-pleasing sequel more akin to The Godfather: Part II then, or maybe Craft […]

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Review: Cockneys of Croydon

Pie and mash is my hangover food of choice. It’s cheap, with no sharp edges, and it’s usually dished up in a compact, bright white tiled space, so it’s just like staying safely put in your own bathroom. But with food. How comforting is that? Okay, so you often have to share a table with […]

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A swill time at the Croydon Craft Beer Festival

Thirsty Londoners lapped up a banquet of pale ales, wheat beers and milk stouts at the first Croydon Craft Beer Festival this weekend. And it seemed another indicator of outer London’s growing cultural chops. In the old reference library of Braithwaite Hall in central Croydon, beneath a hammer-beamed roof and stained glass windows extolling the […]

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