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1 Matthews Yard | Off Surrey Street, Croydon CR0 1FF, England
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Went for a hungover Sunday brunch at Hoodoos. Great eggs benny, fresh sour dough bread and the staple of any brunch, avocado. Reasonably priced, hopefully as Croydon continues to move up through the social rankings it stays true to its roots. It was good to see it busy with a constant steam of people coming in. Also check out the... More 

1 Thank GregFirth
Croydon UK
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Coffee mid morning on a Tuesday. About 15 people in. Good cake, unique atmosphere. Deserves to succeed.

Thank headteacherhils
London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We popped down on Saturday morning for a leisurely brunch as I'd been following Matthews Yard (venue) and Hoodoos (Café brand) on Instagram for sometime and the food looked great. The menu is awesome with so much choice (I have no special dietary requirements or allergies). I had the Get Stacked which was simply awesome! There's really not many brunch... More 

Thank yachttraveller45
Croydon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

.....Has arrived in Croydon. What a chance discovery found by friends visiting from Battersea no less. Good, simple menu, engaging friendly staff and a relaxed child friendly atmosphere. Somewhere I would gladly hangout on any given day and relax if I didn't have a toddler in tow. Music venue out the back also to be yet expwrienced but if the... More 

Thank Greenfingers888
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I recently held my 50th birthday party at Hoodoos venue in Matthews Yard. The room has a warm welcoming atmosphere and is great if you prefer a more quirky setting than say a corporate type hotel or church hall. The facilities are all you need for a wonderful night. An excellent sound system, good lighting, small stage, tasty buffet and... More 

2 Thank CroydonPixy
Caterham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

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.

1 Thank brian r
Cookham Dean, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 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.

1 Thank alicesd
London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

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

1 Thank Matt P
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 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!

1 Thank Rowan S
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 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!

1 Thank Shaun L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 15
Bar, Cafe, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Matthews Yard | Off Surrey Street, Croydon CR0 1FF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?