Behtareen opens, Mexway closes, and Playground, Club 88 Degrees, and Caribsoul are coming soon

22 Feb 2015


An Indian cafe called Behtareen has opened at 1 Dingwall Road. It specialises in “street food” and snacks such as chana chaat (pictured).


Mexway at 42 George Street has closed, as has Quick Stop Express at 9a George Street.

Coming soon

63 South End is under refurbishment to open as a cocktail bar called Playground.

A new club called Club 88 Degrees is due to open on Saturday 28 February in the basement at 84 High Street (previously Cantina)

Signage for a new Caribbean and soul food restaurant called Caribsoul has appeared at 46 George Street (previously Wimpy), though there’s no indication of when it’s due to open.

87–89 High Street also has a new sign for a business called “Everyday’s” — in this case there’s not even an indication of what the new business will be.

Other news

Premier Kebab at 244 High Street has been replaced by Wing’O Chicken, and Elite Mini Cabs at 250 High Street has been replaced by Fast Track Mini Cabs and Internet Cafe.

Finally, Sea Food Supermarket at 62 High Street has moved to 21 Surrey Street and renamed itself to Croydon Quality Fish.