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The Spread Eagle Pub & Theatre

39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX, England
+44 20 8781 1134
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Anniversary meal

We booked a table for 7pm. The place was partly busy. Fortunately they have an area where there is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LillithSophie
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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Lovely Birthday Lunch

Today myself my partner, my mum and myself visited the Spread Eagle for my partners birthday... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rebecca M
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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 try our finest ale and pie.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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“pies” (17 reviews)
“mash” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
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39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX, England
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+44 20 8781 1134
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"excellent food"
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"selection of beers"
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"after a long day"
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"leather sofas"
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"wedding reception"
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"on tap"
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"lovely staff"
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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.

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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!

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Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle Pub & Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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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

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Really lovely pub, one of the best in Croydon. Staff are always friendly, food is standard Fullers but very tasty, wonderful place to just sit and chat with friends over a drink or three!

Thank Rosie P
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Roomy but the layout is cosy and in places snug. A converted bank building, I know because I used to bank there! Staff are always great, beer always excellent. Good for popping in for a pint after work, meeting friends, business functions. Pies are a...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Two Yorkshire travellers away from home on business. This pub is very welcoming. The staff were extremely friendly. I was immediately impressed that my wine arrived in a well chilled glass. We were eating after a long day at work. We both ordered a pie....More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

One of the best pubs in Croydon. Loads of seating, decent drinks and an atmosphere that is quiet but nice.

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Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle Pub & Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Hi Adam, Glad you enjoyed your recent visit, and many thanks for taking the time to post a review. Hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Had lunch here for first time in a long time. Beer is good and a good selection of real ales, staff were friendly. Food was excellent fir what it was, basically pub grub with a twist but we all enjoyed our pies and burgers. Bit...More

Thank Mark S
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Spread E, General Manager at The Spread Eagle Pub & Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Hi Mark, Glad you came back! Many thanks for the review.

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