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Fun things to do in Croydon with the Kids!

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Croydon is home to some exciting activities which will keep the kids entertained and provide hours of fun for you too! However, you’ll most importantly be spending quality time together as a family.

This is a great way for the kids to get their daily exercise, and is easily accessible, meaning our minicabs can get you there quickly and without a fuss! Oxygen Freejumping has 150 connected trampolines and 12 different zones to explore with lots of exciting activities to get you and the kids bouncing!

Ideal for the younger kids, this is one big indoor fairy tale! Filled with soft play furnishings and climbing frames, the kids are guaranteed to have hours of fun. Kid space also has an onsite restaurant, meaning once our Minicab driver has dropped you off you are set for a fun filled day of activities and delicious, refuelling food!

A classic activity that is ideal for all the family and a great way to get competitive. Tenpin Croydon has 25 fully computerised lanes including UV lights and great music playing throughout meaning you can bowl to the beat!

A great way of discovering the history of Croydon and its people is by visiting this exciting museum. There is an allocated pick and drop off point which can allow our minicabs to take you right up to the doors making the commute quick and easy.

Especially great during the summers months, this park offers a pocket of blissful tranquillity in Croydon. Recently redeveloped, this park is great for family walks, fun games and summer picnics. There are additional features for all the family such as a skate park, children’s playground and a picturesque pond.

 

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Nightlife in Croydon

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  • The Ludoquist

If you fancy something a little different then the Ludoquist is an ideal place to go. Unlike other places, The Ludoquist is a board games café where you and friends can spend a fun evening enjoying good food and drink, whilst playing against each other at popular board games. The Ludoquist even have a board game menu that is constantly growing, and game gurus on hand to help advise and teach visitors how to play the games.

  • Bad Apple

Located in the heart of Croydon, the Bad Apple is the place to be if you want to dance into the early hours of the morning. The luxurious comfy sofas are ideal for relaxing on, whilst enjoying a few of their tasty cocktails and catching up with friends. The Bad Apple was the winner of the ‘Best Bar None Awards’ in 2013 and 14 and the winner of the ‘Best Customer Experience’ 2014.

  • Club 88

Club 88 provides a fabulous clubbing experience; the LED feature walls add a touch of luxury to the environment and really get you into the party mood. Some of the best DJ’s can be found at this venue, boasting the finest entertainment in Croydon. Their private functions rooms are particularly ideal for hosting private parties.

  • Luna

Whatever the occasions Luna is a great place to go, you can pre-book tables and packages that suit your guests and budget, making that night out a little more luxurious. Every week you are guaranteed; TNC Thursday, Dirty Little Secret Fridays and Epic Saturdays all of which consist of delicious cocktails and lots of dancing.

Drink Aware

Drinkaware is an independent charity working to reduce alcohol misuse and harm in the UK. They’re here to help people make better choices about drinking. For more information visit: www.drinkaware.co.uk

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Eating out guide: Beckenham, Bromley and Croydon

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Here’s our pick of the best places to eat, drink and socialise in Beckenham, Bromley and Croydon, because nobody wants a boring night right? Arrive in style with AAA.

  • Dizzys Diner

    Firstly Dizzys Diner, which has been feeding hungry tums in Beckenham for almost 40 years. The legendary family-friendly American themed restaurant offers a wide range of mouth-watering dishes and cocktails to tantalise your taste buds. Most noteworthy is the ribs which are a firm favourite.

256-258 High street, Beckenham, BR3 1DZ
020 8650 6010
hello@dizzys-diner.co.uk

  • Coppers

    Situated in the heart of Beckenham High Street, brings good, British food to your table, with a relaxed twist on sophisticated dining. A tranquil dining experience all year round and the perfect setting for any occasion. Enjoy all-day menus and premium cocktails at your leisure whether you are a local resident. Open six days a week from brunch til late.

The Old Police Station, 45 High Street, Beckenham, BR3 1AW
020 8650 1811

  • Box Park Croydon

    This place has been serving up big flavours from over 30 quality traders, 7 days a week; as well as hosting regular free events! So what are you waiting for?

Boxpark Croydon: 99 George Street, Croydon, CR0 1LD
0203 889 7739
sales@boxpark.co.uk

  • Cinnamon Culture

    Is so passionate about good food, and it shows. Award-winning Indian fine dining, recommended by Hardens & Michelin Guide, visit this Bromley venue for carefully-crafted curry.

Indian Restaurant, Bromley, Greater London
46 Plaistow Lane, Bromley, BR1 3PA
0208 289 0322
info@cinnamonculture.com

  • Burgers and Bubbles

    And finally, Burgers and Bubbles, which serves up exactly that. Towering burgers with every topping imaginable (another great reason), accompanied with cocktails and freakshakes. Or fancy pancakes? Breakfast and brunch are available on weekends.

Burger & Bubbles – 1-4 Southend Rd, Beckenham, BR3 1SD
0208 658 2100

So what’s stopping you? Book a luxury AAA Minicab through us via our booking App, website, or call us on 0208 650 50 50 and make it a night to remember for all the right reasons.

Things to do in Croydon

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We have listed a few events that are happening in Croydon throughout September and October this year. AAA Minicabs offers minicabs to and from all these events straight from your front door!

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1st-30th September RISEgallery

We celebrate the ground-breaking artist, Andy Warhol this September with multiple free events across the month, curated by RISEgallery. There will be original Warhol works at the gallery in a special exhibition, attend lectures and screenings to learn more about Andy Warhol as well as lots of other events throughout the month!

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17th September Surrey Street Market

On Sunday 17th September, The Little Canada Marketing will be at the Surrey Street Marketing from 12pm to 8pm. All of which is home to amazing authentic Canadian food, beer and live music. This includes delicious waffles with maple syrup, Nanaimo Bars, fresh curds and perogies and much more to get your taste buds involved with. There will be Europe’s best Michael Buble tribute act, a Neil Young tribute act, Charley Blue (star of BBC’s The Voice) plus many more still to be announced. Tickets: https://go.evvnt.com/147448-0

Croydon International Mela

30th September Croydon International Mela

The Croydon International Mela hosts a colourful celebration of South Asian culture this September. Take part in a lively party atmosphere throughout Croydon, with live performances of both traditional and contemporary dancing and music. There will also be plenty of family activities to enjoy as well as outdoor food and drink stalls to taste foods originating from South Asia.

Oktoberfest

27th-28th October Wandle Park

Oktoberfest comes to Croydon! Experience a fun weekend of traditional Bavarian-style food, drink and entertainment inside one of Europe’s largest beer tents. 2017 will host the first Oktoberfest in Croydon. Wandle Park will also be given a Bavarian theme, with oompah bands, plenty of steins of German beer as well as traditional German fare.

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