If you want to ride, ride the white horse, all the way down to Dooglebud’s on Croydon’s Whitehorse Road, that is. You’ll be riding in fine style to this Greater London Caribbean restaurant, with its fantastical selection of dishes that takes contemporary cuisine and works West Indian magic over it. A stroll north from West Croydon station or Tramlink stop, take a seat in Dooglebud’s intimate dining space and sample their specials
Some of Dooglebud’s otherwordly powers involve being able to fry up fish to absolute perfection. With regular supplies coming in from trusted London suppliers, this Croydon Caribbean restaurant down Whitehorse Road is often packed to the rafters with a maritime treasure trove of snapper, bream, coley, and salmon. Other specialties include Dooglebud’s sticky barbecue buffalo wings and the chicken and bacon salad with a honey dressing. Grab a Red Stripe or a Lucozade Original and wash it all down with the gusto such hearty soul food deserves.
Dooglebud’s does a classic Caribbean breakfast, too. Forget your continental, this is West Indian fuel for a sunkissed day (and it works in London’s weather as well). The ackee and saltfish comes recommended at day’s dawn down Croydon’s Whitehorse Road. Traditional stews and jerk chicken are highlights on a menu that is in fact a very international and European affair. Dooglebud’s also host great parties, and not just their infamous soul, reggae, and lovers’ rock nights – enquire about hosting your next celebration here (they can extend their hours until 4am).