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The Cricketers

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Wicken Road | Clavering, Saffrom Walden,, Saffron Walden CB11 4QT, England
+44 1799 550442
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Aberfeldy, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here on Saturday evening. Staff were extremely helpful and accommodating. We all chose something different and we couldn't fault a thing. Lovely breakfast too

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my 1st visit and I have to say, it wont be my last. My partner and I shared a platter of antipasta to start which had a really good selection of meats, olives, sunblushed tomotoes and pickled wild mushrooms (wow). This came with beautiful warm toasted ciabata. We were given a selection of bread upon arrival which came... More 

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Thank Paula C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the staff in charge to be incredibly rude and unfriendly and had a pretty terrible Christmas Eve family dinner experience here. The staff where openly annoyed when we asked if we could please not sit in the random, lonely table between the front door and the toilet, surrounded by people standing having drinks and waiting to be seated... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had dinner at the Cricketers, and it was lovely. The food was great and the service excellent; the ambience warm and cosy, even if it's not a small place. The Cricketers is indeed a 16th century inn with (apparently, I did not use them) very nice rooms, and the outside is beautiful: it must be great to dine outdoors... More 

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Thank Lucio F
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seven of us were well fed for lunch. The children's portions of battered salmon/chicken with chips and veg were well received by the 11, 9 and 5 year old. The 8 year old tackled and conquered the adult steak and ale suet pudding. Granny enjoyed the puddings. Relaxed, busy atmosphere which absorbed our conversation. Lamb roast was perfectly cooked.

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Thank Amelia A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, fabulous service can't fault Value for money your wont be disappointed, we had fish and chips was amazing and starter of homemade pate.

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Thank juliepaynter
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at 5:30 pm for New Year's Day with family (8 of us). Lovely table, friendly staff and really excellent food - slightly above regular pub prices, but very good value for money given the quality of the food. I had the bruschetta of crab to start - crisply toasted brioche, juicy crab meat and ripe avocado. I followed this... More 

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Thank guycuthbert
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service. Very helpful staff. Food really good and huge portions. Setting very cosy; just like being in your Nan's sitting room!

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Thank Susan A
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the warm and friendly welcome and cosy surroundings of this beautiful pub/restaurant (and hotel). Chosen for a special birthday celebration and a perfect choice. A La Carte menu had a varied choice and the 'Sunday Specials' offered a variety of dishes and outstanding value given the quality of food and excellent service. Whole experience was amazing and would recommend... More 

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Thank 612TonyL
London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food very nice indeed a nice place staff very good and nothing was a problem to them will go again for sure Nice big bar be in garden so bet its nice place in summer to visit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
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: +44 1799 550442

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?