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The Cricketers

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Traditional pub providing quality food everyday for lunch and dinner, available for private function hire, large parties and weddings. Facing the Eight Ash Green cricket field, with plenty of outdoor seating and a children's play area. Serving a large variety of beers, real ales and wines, including soft drinks. Set menus and buffets organised to suit private functions. Bar and restaurant menus available throughout the week, in addition to the classic roast on Sundays.
US$6 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The service was very good. The waitresses were very prompt and attentive, we didn't have to wait for anything. The food was good pub food although the fish special was very small with fish on only one side of the bone.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RSVP2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

me and my partner stayed here as our Christmas presents to each other. its not somewhere we would normally stay. were 20 and so its a bit old fashioned for us with the decor of the inn, but its so cosy and the staff are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ellie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for some dinner. Initially was going to drive away as car park was so busy! Glad we didn’t ! Despite the pub being extremely busy with a lot of reserved tables and Christmas parties we managed to find a table. The atmosphere was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HTW46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On 18th our club consisted of 27 adults.There was a set Xmas menu of 1,2 or 3 courses. The meal started on time served by very pleasant and efficient young ladies.Starters varied between prawn cocktail. Soup. Pate. The main courses were Roasts. Salmon or Steak...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RYoungs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited twice in the last couple of weeks For starters I had the pate which was very nice and turkey for main course 2nd time I had prawn cocktail followed by beef roast and then cheesecake for desert followed by mince pies and coffee...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MichaelFinchy
Reviewed 8 December 2018

The pub was warm and the tables nicely laid out. The food arrived piping hot and was excellent. We only had two courses. I am not sure how people managed three as the portions were a good size and flavoursome. We had a variety of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Quite often pop up to the Cricketers for a meal with family or friends. Good, reliable menu and generally nice food, good portion sizes and reasonable prices. This time I decided to have rump steak as hadn't had a steak for a while. Unfortunately, this...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank sfmann106
Reviewed 17 October 2018

My wife and I with our eldest Grandson enjoyed the surroundings and food of this easy to find venue. The staff were attentive, efficient, friendly and polite while the Chef produced excellent food from his kitchen. Between us we had salmon and chicken dishes from...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 436roger
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The Crawley supporters were on the move again for another away match - this time we were travelling to Colchester - This was the second time that we have visited the Cricketers - and it was just as good as the last time - we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alain H
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We had pre-booked a stop en route at The Cricketers with a buffet. This is our second visit to The Cricketers and this time there were over 50 of us. We arrived to be met and welcomed by the manager, very efficient bar staff had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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