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The Porter & Sorter

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Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After booking a 3 night stay in Croydon, we researched quite a bit online looking for places to eat and drink near our hotel and this place literally came on top straight away... however in reality that's as far as we got. We arrived here...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mags72
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Been there a few times for a beer. Excellent choice of beers. Always busy. Great atmosphere. Food menu looks excellent and good value

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank howard293
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Feels like a Wetherspoons but falls short. We did not eat here since it was a quiet time following New Year. The pub was cosy and warm, a bonus in this cold spell, and the history of the building was interesting. There was a good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mjandg1
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Had a great evening here, thank god for table service as pub was packed with Christmas revellers. Jimmy was our waiter for the night and he was very attentive even though he was run off his feet! We had a tab running and then paid...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VeronicaF682
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

We had a small group lunch here, and after waiting an hour and half the waiter comes over to us to say some meals that we ordered are unavailable and that we should pre order next time in a rude manner, saying that the chef...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aftmost
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Went in to have a whiskey. Spoke to Jack the attendant/server. Asked how much the Bowmore 12 yr old and the Dalmore 12 year old. £4.90 for the Bowmore and £7.80 for the Dalmore. We chose the Bowmore and he then says it’s £7.80 for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

After half hour of placing our order, we enquired where our food was, we were told it wont be long there'd been a change of staff. We waited another 15 minutes. When the food arrived the main course arrived before the starters, the waiter said...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carol M
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Good reasonably priced food however the barman was unable to charge for a meal deal and I had to wait for another staff member who would be able to do so. When the other member arrived the barman kept ignoring me for further 10 min...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ElaK1408
Reviewed 13 October 2018

I visited this pub before a Crystal Palace home game as my usual haunt was undergoing a bit of an identity crisis after many years of being satisfactory. I hadn't been in The Porter and Sorter for years. It's a large pub but had insufficient...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CJE55
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I've passed this pub many, many times, but today I came here with work colleagues for a late lunch. It was a lovely, sunny warm afternoon so we sat outside. I liked the large menu on the board and many of the dishes looked tasty...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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