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The Cricketers

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Wicken Road | Clavering, Saffrom Walden,, Saffron Walden CB11 4QT, England
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You do need to mind the ceiling if you are tall in this 16C building. The menu has traditional pub fare and specials - we had pigeon which was perfectly cooked and served with appropriate vegetables. Portions are generous, we struggled to find space for dessert.

Thank CorkJetsetter
Northampton, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came across the Cricketers whilst driving through the Essex countryside as an alternative road home. Stopped for a quick bite that turned into a really nice lunch. We both had fish and it was excellent. My fish 'n' chips were one the best I've had. It was only after we realised the connection with a well known Chef. (But he... More 

Thank Terry M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food but place filled with oap's, badly behaved toddlers (accompanied by reluctant parents) and huge amount of very persistent flies! As good ad the food was, I wouldn't revisit based on customer experience.

Thank NewtoCambridge
Diss, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked lunch for 4 of us on a Thursday since the venue is halfway between our homes and we wanted to celebrate birthdays for our husbands. Booking was easy and the staff pleasant on the phone. We had lots of trouble getting a smile out of anyone except the very tall waiter who brought our food. He was both... More 

Thank Georgia B
Minster on Sea, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first visited here on my Birthday in January and was so impressed we decided to return for our Anniversaty last week. Once again everything was perfect. We were a group of three couples and we stayed in the willow rooms across the road. Absolutely wonderful rooms.....large bedroom and bed and huge bathroom with a bath and walk in shower.... More 

Thank hazel b
Greater London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of four of us went last week and enjoyed the food and overall experience. The staff were friendly enough and the quality of food was pretty decent. The only slight gripe was that one of our parties main course took a few extra minutes to be served. The location is great and we'll definitely be returning at some... More 

Thank Francis B
United Kingdom
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to eat lunch at the Cricketers today and were fortunate to book a table at short notice. This restaurant can get very busy so it’s worth booking a table. We have eaten here several times in the past but as we don’t live close by, we haven’t visited for over a year. Staff were as we have found in... More 

Thank LesleyandGeoff
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going to The Cricketers for lunch with a friend who hadn't been before...[assn Jamie Oliver] Ohhh will be something SPECIAL! Well I have been quite a few times before and have been happy with my food...but this lunchtime NO the Special was meatpie which my friend had and I wanted something veggie..not much on offer! So had a slad and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a nice place to eat at, food is spot on, staff are attentive and the surroundings are wonderful. It's also very reasonably priced. Overall a great experience and will absolutely be back.

Thank sutts177
Aston UK
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124 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Great service, excellent food and good wine selection. Great value D,B&B deal made it excellent. Food is fresh and high quality and very tasty. Highly recommend.

Thank CarolAstonUK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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: 441799550442

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