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Valley Park Volta Way, Croydon CR0 4UZ, England
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst decision I made when myself and a few friends decided to eat here for dinner. The service was terrible from the start we were left for ages before having to ask if we could order. Food took forever and when it did come it was cold, very visibly microwaved the veg was shrivelled and all in all everyone's meals... More 

1 Thank Rachel K
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chiquitos is a rare example of a restaurant doing the hard stuff well and the easy stuff really badly. The good first: the food is good, probably worth 4 stars. The problem though is everything else. A grumpy waitress who made us feel unwelcome (the waiter was nice, but not serving our area), one member of staff with... personal hygiene... More 

Thank Triscopic
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The food was fine but there were several errors with the order including the main meal being forgotten about. The staff were apologetic and did their best but even whilst trying to provide free drinks they forgot the order. The meal itself was good but there was about an hour between the kids meals arriving and ours...

Thank HarleyTitch
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Waiter was polite. Unfortunately the services took long. We waited a long time for our order to be place. The starters was great, but the paella came out Luke warm. We informed the young waitress and she was very apologetic it was like she was trained to say sorry. The paella came back half hot and half cold. So we... More 

Thank Charlene J
Level Contributor
21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

2nd time at this restaurant, the first time wasn't good but I thought it had been a few years, Ill give it another shot...plus my little boy loves Mexican food! Manager of the establishment is lovely, very helpful and friendly. We were seated quite quickly. Service - What service? I had to get up and ask someone to serve me,... More 

Thank kazz_usher
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Our first visit to this restaurant on a Saturday night was great, good quality food, great service and we left feeling happy and satisfied. So a few weeks later we went back again, this time on a Thursday night. But oh dear, what a disappointment! The service was ridiculously slow, even though the restaurant was practically empty. The lad serving... More 

Thank Mimi P
Croydon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This week me and my friends visited chiquitos to have a girlie evening out. The chain offers a large range of food and is amazing for children. The cocktails are big and well worth the money, when we asked to sit in booth they catered for us with no problem at all and our waiter was extremely friendly and helpful... More 

Thank HVbirkett
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 5 people visited the restaurant as I only requested them to try Mexican food. Every one enjoyed them self as it was not a busy night. Drinks as well as food Order took long time to be served on the table. Because there was only one waiter serving the whole restaurant.

Thank Stvnfeds
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We went as a family of 7, Barry the waiter was great and even though it was a busy Saturday evening. Food was really good the problem came when we needed to use the toilet. The womens only has 2 cubicals. 1 was blocked with an out of order sign on it but was open and the other the door... More 

Thank snooze1980
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Stepping into the extremely quiet restaurant on a Thursday evening I thought to myself 'well, we'll be in and out before we know it' Oh how wrong I was. My friend explained to me her last visit to this particular branch ended in them leaving without eating or paying. My optimistic self reassured her this would not be the case... More 

2 Thank Matt R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valley Park Volta Way, Croydon CR0 4UZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon

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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?