We’ve pulled together our top takeaway picks to help get you settled in to your new life at Leon House:



Finding a good Indian takeaway can be a difficult task when you move to a new town. There are lots of Indian restaurants to choose from in Croydon, so it may take some time to try them all. We’d start with Indi-Go in Boxpark; serving up delicious Indian street food, you’ll be able to pick up your favourite Indian treats on your way home from East Croydon station. Our second choice would be Sangri, located a short walk from Leon House. They serve up more traditional Indian dishes for you to enjoy and they’re one of the most recommended Indian takeaways in Croydon on Tripadvisor.


Chinese & Taiwanese

There are 36 Chinese restaurants that you could order from on Just Eat, but we’d start with Huangs Kitchen. As the top rated Chinese takeaway on the site, you’ll be treated to a varied menu to satisfy all of your cravings. Specialising in Bao and Bubble Tea, we’d opt for Bao Bao for an instant Taiwanese fix. Based at Boxpark, Bao Bao serves a wide selection on their menu including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.


Fish & Chips

The timeless takeaway – fish and chips hold something dear to the hearts of the British and finding a good one you can rely on after a hard day can be tricky, but with our top 2 choices we’re sure to steer you right. Starting with Ossies on Lower Addiscombe Road, this Fish and Chip shop is rated number 1 for the British dish on Tripadvisor, so it’s a favourite with the locals. Our second stop would be at Pond Fish, Chips and Kebabs on 11 Thornton Road. With over 1300 reviews on Just Eat and a rating of 5.1 stars out of 6, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed when you visit them.


Italian & Pizza

Rated the number 1 spot for Italian cuisine in Croydon, Bagatti’s delivers the finest Italian food to your door including pasta, pizza and meat dishes to keep you satisfied. Capone’s comes in a close second for us, with a wide range of pizza choices and weekly offers to take advantage of, delicious pizza doesn’t have to cost the earth.


Vegan and Vegetarian

There are 2 places that we’d recommend you start with when looking for Vegan and Vegetarian cuisine in Croydon. RaVeoli, located in Boxpark, provides Croydonites with vegan ravioli dishes that you can take home to enjoy in your apartment. They even serve vegan desserts if you’re looking for something sweet after. Our next place would be What the Pitta, creating a movement with their vegan kebabs. The Boxpark based restaurant delivers delicious Vegan wraps and Meze Boxes that you can enjoy with falafel or their popular spiced soya pieces.


Feeling fickle?

If you’re not quite sure what you want to eat for dinner, Boxpark will point you in the right direction. With pretty much every cuisine accounted for, you could even go to a few places to make sure you cater for all of your cravings. Some of our favourites include Nanny Outars (a Guyanese Roti House), Greek on the Street (Mediterranean food and winner of Best Takeaway in London 2018), Coqfighter Chicken & Beer (fried chicken and burgers) and Ladle (specialising in soups, curries, stews and soulbowls).