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2-3 Dingwall Road, Croydon CR0 2NA, England
+44 20 3754 2412
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (14 reviews)
“poached eggs” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 17:00 Hours
Wine Bar, Cafe, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
2-3 Dingwall Road, Croydon CR0 2NA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited this place for the first time today and delighted with the healthy lunch choices available. Great service, great food and a lovely ambiance - will be back, thank you 😊

Thank Zeegee77
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just had a fantastic ‘brainstormer’ fresh juice with ice, and a fantastic cureriez scrambled tofu on toasted multigrain bread. Super! Gentle jazz in the background - relaxed and able to work. And, lovely ambience as always. Thanks, been far too long since I’ve been able...More

Thank Mariko B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I pop in quite regularly and the quality of the food and drink, as well as service, is always very high.

Thank Charlie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a fabulous cafe that serves quality food and coffee. Offering a variety of vegan and gluten-free meal and pastries. Occasionally, there is jazz performances in the evening. Relaxing place to dine in and chill out.

Thank ELTan86
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for your lovely review. (Sorry, currently there is no jazz in the evenings at Smoothbean!).

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off in Croydon for a few hours and opposite the train station came across this lovely eatery, friendly staff and amazing salads , rolls and cakes there was a selection of Gluten free cakes, and to top it all freshly mixed Mint water; Cucumber...More

Thank Carolsusan2014
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your lovely review, it is much appreciated! We hope you get the opportunity to visit Smoothbean! again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had expected to be underwhelmed by British coffee since we rarely are pleased when we eat out at home in the states. We are so grateful to have this lovely cafe a few steps from our hotel. A big assist in combating jet lag!!

Thank P H
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking time to post a review of Smoothbean! We hope you have an enjoyable stay while in the UK.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard this was a nice place to have a coffee so I recently visited it. First disappointment was the lack of air conditioning on what was a very very hot day. The coffee was much too expensive and the "!regular" size was served...More

Thank jps412018
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We at Smoothbean! are very sorry that we did not reach your expectations. Please bear with us while we explain the points you raised. Your first point "Air Conditioning". We are currently engaged with our Landlords to obtain permission to drill into the rear...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing coffee ever . The owner served us and advised us about different cakes / gluten free selection . My mum chose the cherry and almond I chose the lemon drizzle . Slices were massive so I couldn't finish it . He offered...More

Thank Toulousebojangles
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are delighted that our service pleased you. It’s all about the experience at Smoothbean!

Reviewed 13 June 2018

This place is a gem. Poached eggs on avocado with chilli, and toasted soda bread. Everything perfectly cooked, great coffee and rather a good smoothy (can’t tell you what it was but it was green and had at least apple and celery in). The atmosphere...More

Thank Matthew H
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for returning and taking time to write this great review. We appreciate it very much.

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Peaceful , friendly owner, great coffee, if not the best n Croydon certainly one of them. You can see a lot of sky from here.

1  Thank Richardthelionheart7
Pauline H, Owner at Smoothbean!, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a million for your lovely comments.

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26 October 2017|
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Response from Pauline H | Property representative |
Yes, certainly. Smoothbean! is "dog friendly"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-3 Dingwall Road, Croydon CR0 2NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3754 2412
  • E-mail
Smoothbean! is an independent Coffee Shop and Juice Bar specialising in artisan coffee, quality tea, fresh juices and smoothies, with many items gluten free and or vegan, both savoury and sweet. Smoothbean! is located just beside East Croydon train station. Open Hours: Monday-Friday 7.30am - 5.00pm.
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