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Guided tours and a visitor centre explaining the milling process, it's a great day out for the family.
Submitted by Alexandra
Atmospheric, quirky venue (which is now a bistro) within a small yet perfect park.
Submitted by Kathryn
This viewpoint in the Addington Hills provides breathtaking views of all of London. Make sure you visit on a clear day!
Submitted by Alexandra
Serving the best food from the motherland, Ghana! The jollof rice served with domedo (seasoned and spiced pork) is to die for... It reminds me of mummy's cooking!
Submitted by Emlyn
Really good selection of beers/ales and some good wine... Chicken burger is great, too.
Submitted by M
Like having the countryside on your doorstep, it is a great place for a bike ride or a dog walk.
Submitted by Jon
Next door to East Croydon Station sits over 30 shipping containers with a variety of food and drink. Some of the biggest names such as Meat Liquor and The Breakfast Club have outlets.
Submitted by Dipan
Organic food, homemade stuff, including cakes and pastries, meditation evenings, live music at the weekends, an outside terrace and a really funky interior... Love it!!
Submitted by Jacqueline
Cute little place with the biggest selection of craft beers I've found in ages.
Submitted by Sam
An authentic Thai restaurant that has an amazing menu, offering good quality meat and vegetarian dishes.
Submitted by Rachel
A charming and homely pub with a good vibe. There are different bar areas each with its own character. Good selection of keg and cask ales and a open kitchen serving good, reasonably priced food. The staff are very friendly and the service good. It has a quiz night on Mondays, compered by a charming and entertaining quiz master.
Submitted by Carole
A cosy little restaurant in South Croydon with fantastic service and great food! Make sure you ring up in advance and request a booth when you book to experience the uniqueness of this restaurant.
Submitted by Kelly
A sandwich deli right in the heart of Croydon. The menu is different every day and the prices are great for the amount you get.
Submitted by Ashley
One of, if not the best Indian restaurant in Croydon. It has a wide variety of dishes on the menu, including game curries. The food is delicious and portions are perfectly sized to keep you full - but not to the point of bursting.
Submitted by Simon
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NCT Bumps & BabiesSt Marks Church Hall
Bumps and Babies provides expectant and new parents with a relaxing and informal get-together. It is a great place to make new friends share your experiences with people going through the same things have a reason to get out of the house if everything seems too much or overwhelming or if you just need to socialise with people in your local area. St Marks Church Hall Braemar Gardens West BR4 0JN Fridays 10.00am-12.00pm (during term time) Website
Crafts Bee Craft ClassesOdeon Cinema
Crafts Bee offers a variety of craft classes including jewellery making Sewing silk Painting Cake Decorating Stained Glass Flower Arranging Knitting & Crochet Card making Quilting Gift Vouchers and Children's Craft Parties.
Indelible Studios Ballet & StreetIndelible Studios, Citygate Church
Fun, inspiring dance classes for children aged 18mths - 16 years. Classes are open to all abilities. You don't need to be an expert dancer, just willing to have a go and have fun learning. Great way to develop fitness. Website
NCT Happy Mondays - Parent Baby & Toddler GroupBeckenham Methodist Church
HAPPY MONDAYS is the NCT run playgroup open to all and is held every MONDAY 10.00 - 11.30am during term time. Tea coffee and biscuits for adults and squash water and snacks for the younger ones are available donations welcome. Singsong at the end! Website
NCT Bumps & Babies in BeckenhamDeli Nene
Every Thursday during term times 3pm at Deli Nene Beckenham. An informal drop in for new and expectant mums. No need to book - just turn up for a nice coffee and chat! There's also a lovely secure play area full of toys for the little ones and an outside area for warmer days. Website
Sing and SignLWS Cafe & Charity
Developed with the help of Speech and Language experts and launched in January 2001, the "Sing and Sign" programme has since taught thousands of parents across the UK how to sign with their babies and encourage amazing early communication. Website
Crafty CooksBraziliana Cafe
A love of cooking and an ability to do so is an important skill that every child should have. Children from as young as 24 months are taught how to cook a whole range of delicious, nutritious dishes. They will cook both sweet and savoury, from beetroot cakes to mini quiches with a spattering of chocolate in the middle! The lovely Heather runs Crafty Cooks South London. She runs regular classes and holiday clubs and really enjoys meeting lots of little Crafty Cooks! Website
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