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The Cricketers

$$ - $$$, British,
15 Black Lion Street, Brighton BN1 1ND, England
+44 1273 329472
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Black Lion Street, Brighton BN1 1ND, England
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1 - 10 of 422 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. The food was lovely it was also good for just a few drinks. The location is great nice and central and excellent staff

Thank Hanzswf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called into this pub to have a pint and a Malibu and coke, extortionate prices, £5 change from £20. I also ordered fish and chips at £13. It was awful must have been cooked three times, the batter was so thick and crusty. The fish...More

Thank Ted T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When staying in Brighton we frequented the cricketers every day, nice to have a couple of beers in the day sat in the courtyard. Me and my wife loved the courtyard as had the feeling of outside whilst inside, big open double doors allowed us...More

Thank M_MAway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very up together pub and nice staff. Drinks a bit pricey but lovely atmosphere. Nice food but also a bit on the steep side. Live music every Tuesday and Fiday.

Thank FOREVER008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a roast dinner with some friends. Beautiful place and good service. The portions are not too generous for the price and the wagyu burguer dry and over cooked. Good for last minute as there is always room. But defo overpriced

Thank Alberto H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seven of us popped in for a drink on a very busy Saturday afternoon and it was a chilled atmosphere. There was plenty of space, we were served quickly and a pint of Cranberry juice was £1! The staff were happy and helpful and the...More

Thank 1AceTraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped on here for a late Lunch. Slightly disappointed that one of the guest beers wasn't on but the Incredible IPA was great. The three of us had different meals and they were all very good and well presented. I had the weirdest, and best,...More

Thank Pidsmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My cousin booked out the upstairs rooms of cricketers for a wedding eve buffet and family soiree. Cricketers provided a great selection of foodstuffs, catering for all tastes, which we all appreciated. Wines, beers and spirits were all competitively priced. When we went to the...More

Thank B7573EXjamesc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd been to the Cricketer's many times over the past 30 years, and always loved the atmosphere. This visit last week was prior to a friend's daughter's wedding, so we were in the upstairs room, and I can honestly say the buffet was the best...More

Thank Mharie
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Drinks were a bit pricey compared to some of the other pubs we visited but atmosphere was good and staff were friendly.

Thank DanielHickson94
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11 May 2016|
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Response from Roger M | Reviewed this property |
The courtyard is certainly accessible but I think it would be a problem entering from the bar. The gents toilet is off the courtyard but I am not sure that it would be suitable for a wheelchair. Hope this helps and enjoy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Black Lion Street, Brighton BN1 1ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 329472
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Great home cooked food created with Local ingredients in the Oldest Pub in Brighton.
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