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The Cricketers

) #106 of 872 Restaurants in Brighton $$ - $$$ , British,
15 Black Lion Street, Brighton BN1 1ND, England
+44 1273 329472
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15 Black Lion Street, Brighton BN1 1ND, England
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1 - 10 of 413 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Drinks were a bit pricey compared to some of the other pubs we visited but atmosphere was good and staff were friendly.

Thank DanielHickson94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 3 meals here - 2 lunches and a dinner. I had the beer battered halloumi burger twice - very tasty - and cod and chips once which was ok. My husband loved the bar snacks (which are huge) - sausage roll and black...More

Thank LorrR2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little pub, great choice of drinks and staff really helpful and friendly also serve the best fresh pork scratchings with apple sauce

Thank jodiedavis100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location, really nice pub, good service easy enough to get a seat inside. Beer good and friendly staff.

Thank Fidi I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been a few times when visiting our daughter. Bought the whole family young to old who all really enjoyed the pub. Live band on Friday evening suited all ages. A really lovely traditional pub and staff very helpful and pleasant. Thankyou.

Thank Tania H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Brighton overnight and looking for a restaurant for dinner. We came across The Cricketers pub at a junction in the Lanes and decided to stop for a drink on this pleasant evening and entered the pub. We were warmly welcomed by the...More

Thank kb1609
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this pub for lunch with my mum and really enjoyed the experience. There was a problem with one of our main meals but the staff were really great, replaced the meal and offered us a refund and extra portion of chips without us...More

Thank Aimee S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were just calling in for a drink. This pub has a nice atmosphere and seems to be very popular. Plenty of seating inside and out. Nice to sit and watch the world go by. Not particularly clean in places, we sat at a table...More

Thank Penguin32
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Always pay this pub a visit when I am in Brighton, good range of beers, friendly staff and good food. I enjoy relaxing in the outside area with a nice cold beer on a warm summer's day.

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We visit Brighton a couple of times a year. We always pay a visit to the Cricketers. Always a warm welcome and amazing fresh home cooked food. I challenge you to find better in Brighton

Thank Colin G
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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$6 - US$19
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, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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
  • E-mail
Great home cooked food created with Local ingredients in the Oldest Pub in Brighton.
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