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The Cricketers Arms

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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232 Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh SO53 3HN, England
+44 23 8062 9878
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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317 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with a group of friends. Haven't been for a long while to be honest as used to be quite expensive to go. Was pleasantly surprised with the prices here. It seems to have changed since I last came. You can get two meals for £11.49. Also the drinks aren't too expensive either. Will definitely come back here again.... More 

Thank Fordy2014
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The good here was absolutely outstanding! Our orders were taken pretty soon after arrival and we wasn't waiting that long for our food to come out! Really great tasting and the puddings were amazing, I would definitely recommend and come back time and time again! Friendly staff always there to help!

Thank Shaun B
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited 15 minutes until I got my first drink whilst watching people leave without ordering. Then waited twenty minutes still hadn't been served then left frustrated and annoyed. Not the staffs fault totally a management problem unfortunately a problem occurring far to often.

Thank Kevin R
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with high expectations and was not disappointed! All 3 meals were cooked well, and in a timely fashion, considering how busy they were! I spoke to a bar maid and apparently it was "quiet" for a Friday lunch??? Wow!! Easy to see why they are so popular!! Will return soon!!

Thank Lmontgomery81
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried and tested this place never fails to please; great value great food great service. Need I say anymore...? Except the Gammon Egg and chips is as good as the scampi and the pot of tea for two is great and only £2.60..!!

Thank hjohnnacepilot50
Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited at 5.30 pm on a weekday. First time I had been there but my wife has been several times. Went to the bar and had fast friendly drinks service. Some pubs seem to cram in as may tables as they can but this pub has lots of tables with lots of space between them. Having seated we looked at... More 

Thank rymanj28
Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is another Green King establishment, however unlike the Mitre in Southampton the difference is like chalk and cheese. This is truly an outstanding pub the staff are excellent with great service and eager to please. The food is excellent and I would recommend the meal deal with two meals for £10.99 they have a fine selection of wines and... More 

Thank simon19502016
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Order 3 duo Roasts and one pork. The Duo roasts were not freshly sliced roasted chicken and the beef was so small 1 slice of pre sliced ready cooked and tough beef. I see why they ont give one small piece!! To save on wastage as it was so poor too much would be thrown away No mash came on... More 

Thank MarioC064
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Was a busy Friday evening and we had only booked the day before for 14 people. The food was fairly quickly to arrive and all looked very nice and was hot... which can be a problem when you have large groups and being busy. I had the cod & chips which was a good size portion. The staff were pleasant... More 

Thank Sarah A
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Food was very tasty and very nicely presented , staff where very good , family friendly , big variety and clean , the only thing is hard to find parking space when busy but amazing apart from that

Thank Saimazitouna80

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh SO53 3HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Eastleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8062 9878

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