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The Cricketers

$$ - $$$, British,
15 Black Lion Street, Brighton BN1 1ND, England
+44 1273 329472
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sunday roast” (19 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Black Lion Street, Brighton BN1 1ND, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a great night in here on friday, live music and a 21st birthday party going on, my only concern and my only gripe is to many people in the actual bar was horrendous, you couldnt move, and probably a bit of a fire...More

Thank sarojo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We held a party here in November in their private upstairs rooms. The managers and the staff did their best to help make it a great night. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was good too. Being in the centre of Brighton made it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We held a party for about fifty friends at the Cricketers on Friday. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, both before helping with planning and during the evening itself. We had our own very helpful bar staff upstairs and the food - particularly the...More

Thank louleg23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed fish and chips - very well cooked and served with bread and butter! Good value too as it was a 2 for 1 deal - we would thoroughly recommend. We would have returned had we been staying longer. Nice old building - lots...More

Thank U7862ZZlynnw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with a group of friends to have dinner, the staff saw us sitting down in the table waiting to order food like for 20 minutes and didn't said a thing about going to order in the counter even if they pass us like...More

1  Thank Marcello M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in here for a Sunday lunch a couple of weeks ago. Reasonably priced and our food arrived quickly. I had roast beef, whilst my partner had the roast pork. Overall very nice, only down side was that my partner's meal was a bit on...More

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...soup. I mean, I really tried to like it but it looked so awful and was plain weird. Carrot, cumin and honey soup. Looked like liquidised liver (see photo) with pooling lakes of honey whenever the spoon stilled. As I said...I tried. Totally unlikeable. Nice...More

Thank Kimbrini
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Took a group of 9 mature ladies in here on the weekend for a few pre- kareoke drinks. The bar staff were not particularly friendly and didn't crack a smile considering we were all being very friendly. Such a shame, we wish we had chosen...More

1  Thank belinda m
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Cute, quaint "proper" old english pub. Very inviting. We did not have food as we just stopped for drinks.

Thank bumblebee201383
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Avoud this place we were on a birthdat celwbration u mentioned the price and allegidley brought a mememver of staff to tears because i questioned the price of a round ....security asked us to leave ...so much for being able to question the price we...More

Thank lindabrace
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11 May 2016|
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Response from Roger M | Reviewed this property |
The courtyard is certainly accessible but I think it would be a problem entering from the bar. The gents toilet is off the courtyard but I am not sure that it would be suitable for a wheelchair. Hope this helps and enjoy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Black Lion Street, Brighton BN1 1ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 329472
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Great home cooked food created with Local ingredients in the Oldest Pub in Brighton.
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