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upminster
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed overnight with family at the Cricketers and must say could not fault it in any way. We had a three course meal in the evening which was delicious and perfectly cooked, our compliments to the chefs. Our rooms were spacious, modern and beautifully decorated and had everything you could wish for. Breakfast next morning was really good and lastly...

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Suzy B, PA at The Cricketers, responded to this review

Thank you very much for kindly posting your review. We are absolutely delighted you all enjoyed your stay with us. It is always so pleasurable to receive such lovely comments and we hope to welcome you back in the future.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Pub, super food, beer and wine, very clean modern room for our over-night stay. Pretty cosy, cosy traditional pub! Love it! Smashing breakfast in the morning.Thanks all at the Cricketers', a lovely experience! Chris and June.

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We are so thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and do thank you for posting a lovely review! Hope to see you again in the future.

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to The Cricketers for 30 years and it's always been good, this visit on a late sunday afternoon was a good as normal. I had the steak pie made with hot water pastry and winter greens very nice. I love the bar area typical English pub with low beams and cosy seating.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent a weekend at the Cricketers on a recommendation, this is a fantastic Essex secret, the rooms are spotless and well furnished, the food is predominately English and is excellent with very generous portions, the staff are extremely helpful and to cap it all if you go between Monday and Friday they do a fantastic BB&EM deal, check their...

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Stotfold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Four of us booked a table there,It is a real nice inn loads of beams and very attractive about 400 years old great to show tourists a bit of old England . we thought t it was a a good menu ,but a bit on the high side,for the area. I had the steak, it came with a tomato and...

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We were meeting friends on the Friday for a 60th birthday. We hadn't been here before but had heard good things. We weren't disappointed. We were greeted very warmly shown to our room, which was excellent. .. In the evening we had a great meal in a restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. Great nights sleep... then a really good breakfast....

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Thank you so much for taking the time to post your lovely review. We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your stay with us which lived up to your expectations! Very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed a night in the accommodation Here and had a three course meal, the food was outstanding , every course! I would highly recommend the food here, the service was friendly and welcoming but it was very busy and the bar was crowded! I look forward to making it here again!

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Saffron Walden, UK
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here several times over the years, and dining experiences have varied. On this occasion it was a very good experience! Our group of six all ordered from the specials board, and no one was disappointed (the steak & ale pie with suet pastry was excellent). Dessert portions were huge; we could have ordered three, with six spoons, and...

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Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted as you say, on this occasion, you had a very good experience with us! Look forward to hopefully welcoming you back on a future visit.

Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Had a superb 3 course lunch here. Not been for a long time. The food as outstanding and the service excellent. We ate in the spacious bar as the restaurant wasn't open. Probably only opens at night. The portions were very larg and the food of the highest quality. We will definitely be back. Lovely rural setting.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My husband was visiting a company nearby and friends recommended The Cricketers as somewhere to eat and stay. We were not disappointed. A lovely friendly welcome, a clean room with excellent heating (as it had turned cold that day). My only criticism was the shower was a little weak and it had a shower curtain. The bed was excellent, so...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A delightful 16th-century English country inn with award-winning food and accommodation, roaring log fires, beamed ceilings, well-kept cask ales and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Seasonal menu choices are offered every day on our menu and in addition to these choices, we offer lots of lovely daily 'Specials.' We include lots of fresh fish, home made pasta and always a roast on a Sunday. You can enjoy a snack, two course or a full three course meal in relaxed and cosy surroundings. The rooms are individually decorated and furnished to a high standard, in a cottage or contemporary style. All rooms have the facilities of a modern hotel room, including free wireless internet access, and all at a reasonable price. ... more   less 

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Address: Wicken Road, Clavering, Saffron Walden CB11 4QT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Saffron Walden > Clavering
Price Range: £69 - £70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cricketers 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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