Finger Licking, 14 Station Road

  • 14 Station Road, CR0 2RB
  • Mon-Sat: 8:30am-9:30pm (kitchen closes 8:30pm) (source: member of staff, Nov 2012)

Small Ghanaian restaurant and takeaway on Station Road, near West Croydon Station.

It has seating for around 15 people. At lunchtimes there's usually a buffet, available for eat-in or takeaway. They also have a main menu with things like egusi stew photo, okra stew, waakye (rice and beans) photo, kenkey (fermented maize dough) photo, fufu, pounded yam, jollof rice, etc.

A fridge at the front holds pre-packed takeaway boxes of things like jollof rice with chicken and fried plantain, priced from around £3.50 (as of April 2014).

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Accessibility: A step to get in, and another step to get to the seating area. The toilets are next door, in the Gypsy Tavern.

According to a photo on the London Tramways website, at some point in the 20th century this address (and number 12a next door) was occupied by Mortimer's Fruit Stores. According to another photo on the same website, at another point these two addresses were occupied by Bowditch & Grant (a firm that provided services related to estate agency).

According to a photo on Flickr, as of c. 1985 the premises were occupied by a shop called Stitches. According to another, Stitches was still there in 1989. It also appears as Stitches in the 2nd edition of the Burrows Communications "Shop Til You Drop" guide (date unknown, but probably around 2000-2002).

Existence last checked in June 2014.

Station Road ... Fone Town, 18b Station Road A And S Trading Agency, 18 Station Road Finger Licking, 14 Station Road Gypsy Tavern, 12a Station Road Home Sweet Home, 12 Station Road ...


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