Looking for somewhere to enjoy a drink in Croydon? You’ll find no shortage of options around the town, so we’ve rounded up our top 5 picks to get you started:

The Joker

Named as one of the Top 20 Best New Pubs in the UK by The Independent, The Joker has hit the ground running in Croydon becoming one of the go to spots in the town for drinks and food. Coined as a ‘Neighbourhood Café Bar’ The Joker works throughout the day for any crowd, including dogs if you fancy some food (or a cocktail) on your walk. As well as an extensive drink offering, their inhouse kitchen, Humble Plates, offers a wide variety of Brunch, Lunch, Small Plates and Mains to enjoy.

Memory Box

No matter what kind of day you’ve had, Memory Box has a cocktail to suit your needs. Located just a 3 minute walk from Leon House, you’re treated to classic favourites as well as Memory Box creations alongside beautiful décor and a fun atmosphere.

The Cronx Bar

‘Great Beer – Straight Outta Croydon’ – If beer is your thing then you’ll be spending a lot of your time at The Cronx at Boxpark. The local brewery has created 5 core beers for you to enjoy as well as 3 specials and seasonal blends throughout the year. They also have 10 keg lines and 6 cask lines to choose from alongside a selection of wines, spirits and soft drinks.

South Beats

Serving up great cocktails with a resident DJ providing a great atmosphere, South Beats is the place to be to let your hair down at the weekend. With regular Happy Hours and Events to attend, you’ll be able to really make a night of it as you’re only a 3 minute walk from your Leon House apartment.

The Dutchie

If you’re looking for something a little different in Croydon, then The Dutchie is perfect for you. Combining delicious Caribbean food with tropical drinks and cocktails, The Dutchie provides that authentic Carribean feel just a short walk north of Leon House.