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nr. Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4QT, Saffron Walden CB11 4QT, England
(0) 1799550442
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $37
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Four of us went for midday lunch Thursday 22nd January. Our friends had been before and always enjoyed a good experience. The Pub/Restaurant is nicely presented in an old building with beams and low ceilings. The menu was interesting with a specials sheet added. My wife and I had salmon and prawn cocktails for starters which were very nice. Surprisingly,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I have eaten here on a number of occasions but haven't been for a little while, yet I am pleased to report that little has changed, except for the menu!! This is a fabulous restaurant, from the warm welcome when you arrive, to the waiting staff, all which enhance the dining experience. However the food is what we go out... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My wife and I took a friend to this restaurant in early December 2014 expecting a pretty decent meal. Unfortunately we felt the food and service to be lacking as:- •The restaurant was cold. •2 of the 3 draught bitters were cloudy. •The meat balls in the spaghetti were like bullets. •The pheasant coq au vin was very dry and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

For of us went for lunch on new year's day and were very impressed. We each had three courses and all chose different dishes, and they were all excellent. The quality was very high, dishes were a good size but not so huge they couldn't be finished and all in all we really enjoyed the whole experience. Can't wait to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We have been to The Cricketers many times over the years, mainly for birthdays and special occasions. The food is always beautifully presented and delicious, the staff are always friendly and attentive and the atmosphere is first class. We're going again in a few week's time. Can't wait!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went to Cricketers with a coach party of pensioners,only signed up for Christmas lunch because of who the owner was,hopes were raised after a very nice soup,but dashed when my plate of grey meat arrived piled on top of a slice of dodgy stuffing ,potatoes not in the least crispy and what could have bee nice veg.more than al dente... More 

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girton
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We all decided this would be a good place to meet.The place was pretty full but service was good.the staters were varied and the main course was well presented and plentiful.A good sign was that the vegetables were just right ,which is not always the case when large numbers are catered fo.The wine list was extensive but not cheap.The South... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Although there was no Christmas music playing. The pub was cosy & warm. The staff or one in particular was not. I had arranged this for a group of 10. I assumed we would all be sitting together. But when I asked if we could push tables together it seemed it was a major task. The food was very nice.... More 

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A bit disappointed as my husband and I did not realize they mainly served fishes on their menu. my husband had a lamb shank which he said was just average, nothing really special i did not try it because I don't like lamb so I took his word for it. I had haddock carbonarra which was mind blowingly good. My... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Booked the Cricketers for my husband's fortieth. What a disappointment! The food was awful, the worst meal we have had for a long time. The starters were bland but edible, my main of Venison 'medallions' was completely inedible, I think the deer had a hard life and an even worse death. We sent it back and the the waiter barely... More 

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Address: nr. Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4QT, Saffron Walden CB11 4QT, England
Phone Number: (0) 1799550442
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
Average Prices: USD 0 - 37

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