Tabu Lounge

Status: Closed
Address: 179-183 London Road, CR0 2RJ (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
Former name(s): Club
Cartoon
Cool Rooms
Cartoon
Dates open: 1960-c2015
Notes: Renamed as the "Cool Room" in 1997, and as the "Tabu Lounge" in 2012. More of a venue and club space. Note that there was a separate club space at 169 London Road, not to be confused with this site (opened as "Top Rank" in 1966, then renamed as "Cinatra's" in c1976, splitting into that and "Watertown" by c1979, closing in 2004; see The Past and Present of Croydon's London Road site for more information).
Photo taken in June 2012
Sources: Open date/Renaming: Croydon and Its Pubs/Completists' Guide to Croydon
Close date: Completists' Guide to Croydon
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