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Furniture / Home Store
Croydon, Croydon
  • Stephen M.
    "Try the daim cake, its wicked :-)"(2 Tips)
    Kat P.
    "Get an Ikea family card and u can have free coffee Mon to Fri"(2 Tips)
    Ollie B.
    "You cant miss the chimneys of the old Croydon power station."(2 Tips)
    Neale G.
    "Hot Dogs are the best"(8 Tips)
79 Tips and reviews
  • meatballs
  • hot dogs
  • ikea family card
  • cake
  • breakfast food
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  • Benjamin 🚀
    Benjamin 🚀January 12
    You can come before they officially open to browse the selections and beat the crowds. Make sure to bring a tape measure and don't miss a chance to dine on some of the famous Ikea meatballs! 😄🇬🇧🏢
  • Tutti Q.
    Huge variety of furniture and housewares from very cheap to pricey, good quality. Go, buy there and depending on where you live, take a taxi to go home and have your stuff delivered at the same time!
    Upvoted Oct 20
  • Julia K.
    Julia KateJanuary 4
    Love it here! Superb for inspiration, storage ideas & even stationery supplies. If you want to skip the mock up rooms though go direct to market hall as u exit the restaurant. :)
  • Roxanne B.
    Roxanne BennettJanuary 12, 2014
    Plan to be here all day! Great pieces for the home and some great prices. If you don't want the kids annoying you while you shop...there's a play area at the entrance for 3-10yr olds.
  • Adam Q.
    Adam QAugust 28
    Been here 5+ times
    If you know what you need, download the app and add items to your shopping list to hit the warehouse with all the locations. No need to wander trough the showroom.
  • Scott W.
    Scott WallDecember 27, 2012
    Chastise greatly those who walk against the direction of the arrows. They will appreciate being shown the errors of their ways!
  • Gerri G.
    Gerri GJanuary 13, 2013
    Get a hotdog on the way out and a drink that you can keep refilling. The lingonberry juice is delish. The frozen cinnamon rolls are ace
  • Lucy M.
    Lucy MannallSeptember 22, 2013
    Make sure you grab a hot dog and refillable drink at the end after the tills. Such good value! 60p for a small (which is actually quite large)
  • Giggle G.
    Giggle GigglyJanuary 29
    Been here 5+ times
    A place where u can find affordable contemporary design. There's no place like IKEA....
  • James P.
    James PWJanuary 7, 2015
    Croydon B power station was demolished in 1991 and an IKEA store was opened on the site. Two large chimneys were retained and remain a local landmark.
  • A J.
    A JJanuary 15, 2012
    99p for kids fish and chips, £3.75 for an adult portion. I say two kids portions and you get more than an adult portion. Do the math
  • Adam S.
    Adam SmithOctober 28, 2010
    You can just pick up a mug or glass from a discarded tray and use that for refills if you are feeling really, really tight. If not it's only 70p for unlimited cold drinks and 80p for hot ones.
  • Dom C.
    Dom CollettAugust 29, 2011
    The 'Restaurant' does a harsh but cheeky Cotes De Provence for £2.70! You can also buy this product in the Market Place! It's called Paint Stripper!
  • Richard J.
    Richard JagdharJuly 3, 2012
    It's just not a furniture store - grab a bite to eat in the restaurant, its good value for money and the cakes are awesome.
  • Vic C.
    Vic CasambrosDecember 22, 2012
    If you have the option... Goto Ikea in Tottenham! The staff there are much friendlier and the food is loads cheaper too!!!
  • Paul W.
    Paul WrightNovember 1, 2013
    If you are heading straight to the self serve section and want to skip the marketplace, there is a secret passage from the kitchen section to the lighting section. Not so secret any more.
  • Rob N.
    Rob NightingaleDecember 1, 2012
    Saturday morning fry up at Ikea from 10 till 11am. 8 items for only £2.95. What's not to like?
  • Crazycol
    CrazycolMarch 25, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Store opens at 10am mon-fri but get here early and get some breakfast use your ikea family card for a discount.
  • Daniel H.
    Daniel HallMay 21, 2014
    Get in early and try the breakfast with a side of pancakes!!! Nothing left!!
  • Jason B.
    Jason BApril 20, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Can't go wrong with meatballs and chips. Oh and they sell furniture too
  • Steve G.
    Steve GarsideSeptember 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Go on a Tuesday afternoon, find yourself a sofa, lie down and listen to some of the 90s cheesiest hits.
  • Csaba O.
    Csaba Orvos-NagyOctober 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure you have an Ikea hot dog while you're here! It's super yummy and not to mention only costs 60p!
  • Vb S.
    Vb SinApril 29, 2012
    The pasta with tomato sauce was a let down. Though this store is still the best branch in the London vicinity.
  • Adela
    AdelaApril 12
    Easy to get there, cheap things and not a problem to assemble
    Upvoted Oct 22
  • Ollie B.
    Ollie BarbieriOctober 2, 2014
    You cant miss the chimneys of the old Croydon power station. Also pick up some Daims, köttbullar and grädsås
  • Mikey
    MikeyApril 17
    Been here 10+ times
    It is virtually impossible to enter this place and get out in under 30mins. 1min to find the item, 29mins trying to find the exit.
  • Ritchie B.
    Ritchie BearfieldJanuary 22, 2012
    Those paninis are always cold in the middle! Get them to put it in a second time!
  • Kat P.
    Kat PondDecember 7, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Smaland for children is free for an hour - big queues during peak times though
  • Nik F.
    Nik FletcherAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Meatballs. Elderflower cordial. Chocolate muffin. And then go crazy in the marketplace.
  • ☆Lee Myha
    ☆Lee MyhaJune 14, 2015
    always love going here, most little home stuff like candles and mirrors are so cheap.
  • Jonathan C.
    Jonathan ChooAugust 6
    Been here 5+ times
    Ikea gave an estimated time of between 11.30am to 3.30pm for delivery. It is now close to 9pm and they have yet to deliver. So yeah, avoid.
  • Christopher D.
    Christopher DoyleMarch 11, 2015
    The Lingonberry jam is in a dispenser next to the ketchup.
  • Salma K.
    Salma KhokharSeptember 15, 2012
    Daim cake is really good & the coffee's not bad either!
  • Satishan M.
    Satishan MuthusamyDecember 14, 2013
    The morning English Breakfast upto 11 @ £2.75 is good value
  • Joshua S.
    Joshua SavageMarch 6, 2012
    Get the meatballs with a side of daim bar cake
  • Chris R.
    Chris RichardsApril 12, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    It's an Ikea, limited vegetarian options in the restaurant but some good cakes.
  • Chris B.
    Chris BerryOctober 6, 2010
    Get there before 15:00 on a weekday (if possible) and the place is pretty much empty.
  • Eewei C.
    Eewei ChenMarch 7, 2013
    Family card gets you discount even if you are Not with the family...
  • Nick Z.
    Nick Zea-SmithAugust 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Family deals in restaurant. Kids menu great value and lots of choice
  • Nick O.
    Nick OprisMay 22, 2011
    just caught lady behind counter touching both her nose and our plates with bare hands. i hope they'll use gloves in the future because they aint today.
  • Kat P.
    Kat PondDecember 7, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Get an Ikea family card and u can have free coffee Mon to Fri
  • Erlyn L.
    Erlyn LomibaoFebruary 26, 2012
    Fish and chips and meatball are excellent!
  • Melanie E.
    Melanie EiflerJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Love those meatballs with chips and gravy.... yummy!
  • Kevin T.
    Kevin TillettJuly 26, 2011
    Had meatballs, Cod & chips for lunch and bought a flatpacked bookcase.
  • Jem Princess G.
    Jem Princess GoucherNovember 29, 2014
    60p for a hotdog, can't go wrong with that!!
  • gogmagog
    gogmagogOctober 10, 2010
    Don't forget to get a Customer Returns ticket and wait for 30 mins, even if all you need is a single spare screw.
  • Indie C.
    Indie CindyMarch 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    cheapest hot dogs that you can get for miles!
  • Emma C.
    Emma ChanJuly 23, 2015
    My children love a visit in the holidays
  • ☆Lee Myha
    ☆Lee MyhaAugust 19, 2014
    first time in ikea!!!!!
  • Giggle G.
    Giggle GigglyJanuary 29
    Been here 5+ times
    The toilets can be much cleaner! Flush needs to be changed. *tsk* *tsk*
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