For those who prefer not to spend Christmas indoors, there is good news as several restaurants will be open on December 24 and 25.

Despite it being a time when many restaurants close their doors for the holidays, certain restaurants have made the decision to remain open, catering to those who wish to dine out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Therefore, we have compiled a list of restaurants in Croydon that will be welcoming guests during these festive days:

Anna’s Thai – 281 High Street

This restaurant will keep their doors open till late on Christmas Eve, serving up traditional food from Thailand.

One reviewer said: “Pretty good place to go at Xmas.

“Highly recommend for anyone who can’t be bothered to cook on Christmas Eve!”

Anna’s Thai will be open from 12pm to 11pm on Christmas Eve.

Aqua Mediterranean Bar and Grill – 33 South End

This restaurant will stay open on both Christmas Eve and Day to bring you a sea-themed Christmas.

One reviewer said: “Come here each year for Christmas.

“Fresh all over for real.”

This Greek, Italian and Mediterranean fusion of a restaurant will be open from 12pm to 9pm.

Crystal Restaurant - 49 South End

This Persian restaurant will continue to serve authentic dishes on Christmas Day.

A content customer who went there for Christmas last year commented: “It's an amazing Persian restaurant.

“We had our Christmas dinner there.

“The staff and the hospitality were wonderful, and the food tasted amazing.

“We will be going back again.”

The restaurant will continue with it’s normal opening and closing time, from 12pm to 11pm.

Ceylins Restaurant – 158-160 Chestnut Grove

This lively bar and grill will stay open to people a Christmas meal.

A person from the Women to Women Support Group commented: “We would like to thank Ceylins Restaurant and Staff for a wonderful Christmas dinner.

“Great service, tasty meals and value for money.
“Will always recommend to others.”

Ceylins will open from 11am to 10pm.

Adeena’s Kitchen

This restaurant is one of the many Indian restaurants staying open to serve customers on Christmas Day.

A reviewer said: “My family and me prefer to come here on Christmas more than anywhere else.

“Recommend and suggest.”

The restaurant will stay open from 12pm to 11pm.