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The Spread Eagle Pub & Theatre

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Meal after Cinema,

Booked to eat with a 20% off offer, did request not to be near Football on Tv but that wasn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LillithSophie
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Redhill, United Kingdom
Nice traditional pub

Came here with a girlfriend on a rainy night and we really liked the old pub feel. Slightly sticky... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Rachel E
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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
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39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX, England
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+44 20 8781 1134
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All reviews pies theatre upstairs mash steak and ale pie selection of beers fish and chips nice environment sunday roast lovely staff pastry wedding reception real ale small group friendly service the kitchen food and drinks fullers
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked to eat with a 20% off offer, did request not to be near Football on Tv but that wasn't forthcoming. there was no one in the area watching so I REALLY do not see why the TV was even on? Anyway, the food was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LillithSophie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good pies! Eaten several here over the years and they are always stuffed full of good quality ingredients - never ended up with a mouthful of fat or gristle and always very tasty. A Fullers pub where the ale is well kept, but if you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ukmavrik
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Went here for my work Christmas meal, nice venue, however we were a reasonably small group, our meals were staggered in coming out so we didn’t eat all together. One persons meal had the vegetables missing so had to wait even longer for this while...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Came here with a girlfriend on a rainy night and we really liked the old pub feel. Slightly sticky tables and musky smell but it was the perfect escape from the rain. We both had a pie and mash which was really good. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 807jacquies
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LillithSophie
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