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The Spread Eagle Pub & Theatre

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Good venue

Quite reasonably priced, good atmosphere, friendly environment and can be busy at times and has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Croydon, United Kingdom
via mobile
meal out after the cinema

a 10% offer via my bank encouraged me to go for this. I chose the star fish pie, which looked... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Redhill, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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Now one of the best pubs in Croydon, The Spread Eagle was originally built as a bank. Not much has changed though - you're still welcome to deposit your money here - and truth be told the returns are better! Invest a little of your time with us and...more
39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX, England
+44 20 8781 1134
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite reasonably priced, good atmosphere, friendly environment and can be busy at times and has outdoor seating area

Thank achalmohi
Reviewed 28 August 2018

a 10% offer via my bank encouraged me to go for this. I chose the star fish pie, which looked interesting. Not really enough white sauce inside and the offer of beef style gravy was not really suitable. The veg was too under-cooked but the...More

Thank LillithSophie
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A small group of us went to the Spread Eagle for lunch and the food was excellent, particularly the various pies we ordered and the staff were very pleasant. One downside though was that the prices were a bit over the top for Croydon ,...More

Thank UncleAlan471
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Popped in here as an unplanned visit and was very pleasantly surprised. A lovely clean pub with very welcoming and friendly staff. Food and drinks were all good. Would recommend.

Thank Jacquie S
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Rude unresposive to critisism but did respond to our complaints by gossiping about our party at the end of the bar between themselves and slaming drinks unceremoniously on the bar when serving. Most unwelcoming and unprofessional service.

Thank Dawn N
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for 7pm. The place was partly busy. Fortunately they have an area where there is no tv. We were surprised by a complimentary bottle of Prosecco from the manager. The food was, as always, very nice and the service was good....More

Thank LillithSophie
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Today myself my partner, my mum and myself visited the Spread Eagle for my partners birthday lunch. The building is lovely and sits along from Croydon's impressive Town Hall, the inside is as traditional at the outside with lovely decor creating a brilliant atmosphere. We...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 8 April 2018

i visited the pub on a football night with some mates, they did a nice mulled cider, but on the whole i find the drink and food very over rated and over priced.

Thank Astro916
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Great pub, but I think they are missing a trick and need to get more gin in. This is the pub best placed to do it in Croydon but there isnt enough. Get rid of the Gordons, Hendricks etc and bring in some new stuff!

Thank mpetts
Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle Pub & Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi mpetts, We've recently got some more gins in, why not pop back and give them a try. Kind Regards Robin

Reviewed 22 March 2018

This was the first time I had visited Croydon for many years and was there to meet two work colleagues. I had chosen The Spread Eagle based on the reviews on trip advisor and was interested in seeing what it was like. The building, externally...More

Thank Lentony1958
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