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The Cricketers (Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns))

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Fyne - AvalancheExceptional1
Surrey Hills - Shere DropExcellent1
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked LadiesExcellent2
Bespoke - Saved by the BellExcellent1
Redemption - TrinityExcellent2
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Dark MunroExcellent1
Fyne - JarlExcellent5
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterGood3
Bank Top - Flat CapGood1
Great Orme - CelticaGood1
Green Jack - Albion MildGood1
Brains - Le PelotonGood1
Surrey Hills - Gilt ComplexAcceptable1
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Winter CheerNot Tried0
Moorhouse's - Black Cat MildNot Tried0
RCH - Steam HaggisNot Tried0
Hop Back - Summer LightningNot Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Loddon - HullabalooNot Tried0
Rudgate - Ruby MildNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Cricketers, Addiscombe, Greater London

Visits Details

07 Feb 2015 (ChrisE)
Saturday afternoon, we sat in comfort by a nice log fire.
Redemption - Trinity3.00ExcellentIn superb condition and amazingly flavoursome for a 3%abv beer.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
21 Dec 2014 (ChrisE)
From early doors to late afternoon, this pub has received some internal decoration since my last visit. Ray made us very welcome as usual and it was pleasing to see the pub very busy indeed.
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40Excellent
Redemption - Trinity3.00Good
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
10 Jan 2014 (ChrisE)
Busy Friday evening.
Bespoke - Saved by the Bell3.80Excellent
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Acceptable
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Loddon - Hullabaloo4.20Not Tried
01 Dec 2013 (ChrisE)
This pub has had an external facelift since my last visit, but the interior has not been touched. A large group of us met for a social afternoon and enjoyed some complimentary nibbles along with our ales.
Fyne - Jarl3.80ExcellentWe finished one cask, and started on another, both were excellent.
Bank Top - Flat Cap4.00GoodMost people in our group liked this, but it was not to my taste.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Brains - The Rev James Original4.50Not Tried
07 Jul 2013 (ChrisE)
Sunday afternoon, a group of us sat by the window and chatted for several hours.
Surrey Hills - Shere Drop4.20ExcellentSuperb proper bitter beer.
Fyne - Jarl3.80Good
Hop Back - Summer Lightning5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
02 Feb 2013 (ChrisE)
Early afternoon, a bit chilly outside and the log fire was consuming wood at a very fast rate. Surprisingly only one beer on this afternoon.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00GoodSeemed to get better with every pint.
12 Aug 2012 (ChrisE)
A good crowd of people in here today, We sat at the rear of the pub and enjoyed a few plates of complimentary chips, spring rolls, and garlic bread.
Fyne - Jarl3.80ExcellentSuperb, I had several of these.
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Dark Munro4.00ExcellentThis replaced the Guilt Complex which ran out, absolutely superb, good crisp chocolate malt. Most enjoyable.
Brains - Le Peloton4.00GoodIf I had realised that this ale is infused with honey I would not have bought it, far too sweet for my liking but a very well kept pint.
Surrey Hills - Gilt Complex4.60AcceptableThe last one from the cask, and the landlord offered to change it if it was not alright. I have not had this ale before so I was unable to judge it against any previous pint. Very strong citrus flavours.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
28 Jan 2012 (ChrisE)
Delightful, it was early afternoon on a Saturday, there had been a power cut since about 9am, so we had candle lighting, coal fire, no television, no music, and no chips. The lights came on about 4pm, the television screens came back to life and the pub became very busy.
Fyne - Jarl3.80ExcellentIn very good condition
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Moorhouse's - Black Cat Mild3.40Not Tried
RCH - Steam Haggis4.50Not Tried
11 Dec 2011 (ChrisE)
Sunday afternoon, fairly quiet at first, but became very busy later in the afternoon. There were a number of beers served by gravity from a stillage in the bar, and several on handpumps. I did not make a note of all the beers on offer.
Fyne - Avalanche4.50ExceptionalA new cask on and superb.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Excellent
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40GoodA favourite of mine. Served direct from the cask today.
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Winter Cheer4.40Not Tried
26 Jun 2011 (ChrisE)
Sunday lunchtime, and afternoon. A lovely sunny day with the pub enjoying a good garden trade in addition to the busy bar custom. A good atmosphere with a friendly bunch of locals.
Great Orme - Celtica4.50Good
Green Jack - Albion Mild4.00Good
Fyne - Jarl3.80GoodA pale citrusy beer. Plenty of condition, this beer took a long time to serve.
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried

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About The Cricketers

The pub sign. The Cricketers, Addiscombe, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Addiscombe, Greater London, CR0 7ER.

A large and popular pub situated on a T junction. A log fire adds to the atmosphere in winter months. There are no airs or graces, and an ever changing list of guest ales.

We have visited this pub 15 times, seen 34 different beers and tried 22 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CR0 7ER