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The Cricketers

££ - £££, British,
Wicken Road | Clavering, Saffrom Walden,, Saffron Walden CB11 4QT, England
+44 1799 550442
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“dover sole” (6 reviews)
“bread” (28 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
Opens in 4 min
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Wicken Road | Clavering, Saffrom Walden,, Saffron Walden CB11 4QT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for lunch on a Thursday & the restaurant was still reasonably busy but service was prompt with friendly staff. Really nice atmosphere & food was really good, i had the venison which was superb & spicy partridge for starters, refreshingly different but excellent too!

Thank Les C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have spent most of the last two months away from home due to work my Wife and I decided to have a night out. Sunday Roast at the Cricketers turned out to be an excellent choice. Fast professional service with great food in a wonderful...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service with a smile. Great singing of happy birthday on a Monday lunchtime. Huge steak, perfectly cooked. Tasty monkfish curry. Healthy-sized portions - struggled to find room for a dessert!

Thank 490charliec
Suzy B, PA at The Cricketers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We are delighted you enjoyed celebrating your wife's birthday with us and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of seven, four adults and three teenagers, were served drinks within a short time of arriving but then had to wait for an hour before our food arrived BUT it was worth the wait. Seven empty plates bore testament to the quality of...More

Thank Scooprutland
Reviewed 20 October 2018

It is one of my favourites restaurants in the area. That Venison with cranberries was totally amazing and tasty. Thanks.

Thank Cristina B
Suzy B, PA at The Cricketers, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

And thanking you, our venison is locally sourced and we are so pleased you enjoyed this very popular dish.

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Booked well ahead and asked for best room for top price weekend overnight dinner B and B. Waited 30 mins from being seated before asked what we would like. Impossible to get staff attention throughout evening, long waits to be seen between courses, coffee served...More

1  Thank gosporthaven
Suzy B, PA at The Cricketers, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

We are naturally extremely concerned to read your review and would welcome the opportunity to discuss this with you. Please would you be kind enough to telephone and speak with our General Manager, Craig Sword. Thank you very much.

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

7 couples together. Booked bed breakfast and evening meal..great rooms..great food and great service..bit embarrassed and got home and not realise service not included.. Highly recommend food and breakfsst

Thank Garry D
Suzy B, PA at The Cricketers, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

So pleased you all enjoyed your stay with us Garry. It is always good to see groups of friends get together and enjoy themselves and, we hope you will make a return visit.

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we have eaten here,food is good quality and well cooked. All staff were friendly and helpful, I am sure we will return soon .

Thank Travelgirl190735
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We went for sunday roast, the food was excellent, good table service, but what made it really special was the pianist playing in the background created a lovely atmosphere.

Thank Edward A
Suzy B, PA at The Cricketers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Sunday roast with us, and in particular our pianist Brian who is very popular on a Sunday!

Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch recently. Went for the beef which was superb but I finished choosing the skate. We both were bowled over. I noticed the room deal with dinner and B&B and persuaded the family to treat me a week later on my birthday....More

1  Thank David G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 09:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 09:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 09:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 09:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 09:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 18:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wicken Road | Clavering, Saffrom Walden,, Saffron Walden CB11 4QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 550442
  • E-mail
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