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The Cricketers Arms

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Bar, British, Pub
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Berwick Village, Eastbourne BN26 6SP, England
01323 870469
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Battle, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have eating at the Cricketers for many years and it used to be one of our favourites. It's range and serving of real ales is legendary. However recently we ate at the Cricketers and were very disappointed. We both ordered sausages and chips. Why it's chips with everything I don't know. Anyway our meals turned up in double quick... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in the area of Charleston Farmhouse or Berwick Church, this pub offers a good place for a meal. Be patient with the service. Enjoy the lovely outdoor tables.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lucky enough to get a table when we arrived. fabulous food at reasonable prices. nice friendly and helpful staff, pretty pub with good gardens, dog friendly- would recommend if you are in the area.

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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a 4 mile walk on the Downs we stopped at the Cricketers for an early evening meal. The deluxe seafood platter for 2 on the specials board caught our eye. (£25) It consisted of warm garlic prawns, extra large dresses crab, smoked salmon, crayfish tails served with granery bread and salad. Quality and quantity of the food was excellent.... More 

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Drøbak, Norway
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220 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We went there as a family group for dinner and have had drinks there before. We had a delicious local traditional meal and the place is very charming with low ceilings, small rooms and a wonderful garden outside. I really feel this is British countryside at it's best. The service is very personal and friendly. Highly recommendable when you are... More 

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brown5, Owner at The Cricketers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting such a glowing report of our pub, we are pleased that you had an enjoyable meal More 

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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Dog friendly, cottage garden, tasty menu and good beers. Parking can be a bit of a pain but who cares when the welcome is warm, garden beautiful and dog biscuits are behind the bar. Oh by the way Berwick Church, with Bloomsbury Group murals is a short hop and skip away.

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1 Thank KateMcKay
brown5, Owner at The Cricketers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our pub, we are sorry that you find parking a pain but being situated down a country lane does have its drawbacks but also has lots of positives re views, picturesque garden etc More 

Sussex, UK
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249 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

It's been a few years since we've been here. I was probably put off by someone doing a hit and run on my car in their car park a few years ago. Of course that wasn't the fault of the pub or the management. And at least one of the decent customers witnessed it. So, being in the area, we... More 

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brown5, Owner at The Cricketers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our pub and we are sorry that your salad was a bit wet, if you had either taken it up to the bar or called over a waitress we would have happily replaced the meal for you as we pride ourselves on the quality of our food. We hope to see you again More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

First impressions of this pub on a busy day are great. It looks like everyone's view of what a pub should look like on a sunny day, with people enjoying the sun in the very pretty front garden. The food is well described on the menu with good information about the steaks and other items. I personally think the menu... More 

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brown5, Owner at The Cricketers Arms, responded to this review

We are pleased that you were happy with service at our pub, normally customers who don't like dressings on their salads, meals etc ask at the bar when ordering and we make a point of telling the kitchen to either not put any dressing on the food or to pour it into a jug so the customer can chose the... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Used to love coming to this pub as the garden and setting are beautiful. Sadly they have stopped offering lighter options for lunch in the summer. Can now only get a main meal but we enjoyed having something like a baguette or toasted sandwich. What a shame that the menu has been reduced as the food is tasty.

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Thank Claire G
brown5, Owner at The Cricketers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the pub which is slightly misleading as we do offer lighter options of starters and also platters etc that can be shared by two people. Also if you had asked at the bar we also can do 'children's portions' in some of the dishes which prove popular with adults who don't have such a... More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

My husband and I came here today for lunch. It was very busy with most tables reserved, but we found a large table which we shared with 3 ladies, after asking them if they minded if we sat on the end. We chose the seafood platter and I ordered a side order of chips. A large crab, smoked salmon, crayfish... More 

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brown5, Owner at The Cricketers Arms, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your seafood platter and cheesecake, we hope you will find time to visit us again and try something else from our menu. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berwick Village, Eastbourne BN26 6SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: 01323 870469

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