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The Cricketers

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Noodle, Pub
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Clavering, Nr Saffron Walden, Saffron Walden CB11 4QT, England
(0) 1799550442
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautiful

My boyfriend and I spent a night here for a special occasion, and it was lovely to get away! To be honest, the food is a little overpriced for what it is, but other than that, was such a lovely stay!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
lucyjaneharvey
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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223 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This is a favourite venue for many happy family occasions, I selected it for my 70th birthday lunch. As usual we were warmly welcomed, the service very good and the food lovely. The orders were a little slow in coming but they were very busy so can understand this. There were no mistakes which is good for a party of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The Cricketers Arms is a gastro-pub that has a few guest rooms as well. We enjoyed a number of meals there, and had very nice weather to enjoy a pre-dinner beer on the outdoor deck. We had several meals there and with the daily specials didn't get bored. The full English breakfast will set you up for the day! They... More 

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Swanley, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We were travelling through Essex and thought we would pop into Jamie Oliver's parents' pub for lunch. It is a very nice traditional English country pub but full of Jamie's books and references to their famous son! Mind you, who would blame them? They have a varied menu - a bit different from the usual pub meals, We had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My boyfriend and I spent a night here for a special occasion, and it was lovely to get away! To be honest, the food is a little overpriced for what it is, but other than that, was such a lovely stay!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

This is such a great place nothing bad to say, Great food, great service, great atmosphere I could go on. Spent a lovely Sunday afternoon sitting in the patio garden to start then inside for an amazing lunch, and they serve Sunday lunch till 8pm so none of this rushing around to get lunch in before the restaurant closes Fantastic... More 

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cambridge
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Clavering over 60's club wanted to celebrate their Chairman's 40 years with the club, and chose the local Cricketers restaurant. We all enjoyed a delicious cream tea, with probably too much food for everyone, great friendly service, and the usual cosy ambience. The Cricketers never disappoints whatever the occasion.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

5 of us were booked for 1:00pm - the pub wasn't full by any means and the first two guests had already ordered drinks but we had to get our drinks at the bar and service was incredibly slow - we was 50 minutes before we ate. Food was OK but pudding list indifferent - I mean who puts jelly... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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304 reviews 304 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had a great Sunday lunch here everybody really enjoyed the ambiance the piano player made it special. The food was superb and we will definitely recommend it to friends and family, we recommend the steak pie it's the best and the pork roast was excellent.

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London
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Just came back from our Sunday lunch at the Cricketers. My husband is a big fan of Jamie, and have tried pretty much all of his restaurants in London. I am Italian and I like some of his dishes more than others, but am always fascinated by good English food. I was delighted with the meal at the Cricketers. Not... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We decided to visit The Cricketers as our friends were going away and would not see us for a few weeks and things we normally see each other for were not possible. All of us had contacted them via email nd phone and were assured that Coeliac sufferers are catered for and that anythign could be made Gluten Free. NOT... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Clavering, Nr Saffron Walden, Saffron Walden CB11 4QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: (0) 1799550442

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37
  • Cuisine: Noodle, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?