15 Black Lion Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1ND
Victorian pub with an elegant upstairs bar named after author Grahame Green, who drank here.
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Audience 7
  • Family friendly
  • Food
  • Function room
  • Outside area
  • Real ale
  • Smoking area
  • WiFi free
  • Live music
  • Big screen
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Terrestrial TV
  • BII
  • Camra members
  • Cask Marque members

The Cricketers is steeped in history due to it being one of the oldest pubs in Brighton. There has been a pub on this site since 1547 and the original Landlord, one Derrick Carver was burnt as a martyr for his religious beliefs.

One of our most famous "guests" in the past has been "Jack the Ripper" - and in The Greene Room bar, (upstairs), you can spend some time following the story of his origins and how he planned his murders from this very spot. This is also the famous pub immortalised by Graham Greene in his classic novel "Brighton Rock". at the Cricketers we offer a vast range of Real Ales which we are pleased to keep to Cask Marque standard, as well as a number of popular lagers & ciders. Our wine list is pretty extensive by pub standards, and has been crafted to compliment the food menu whilst offering something for those just in for a drink.

For the non drinking clients we have a large range of soft drinks and we also offer fairtrade coffee from our local supplier Roasted Coffee Co.

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England v Italy

Happening on 27/03/2018 [Expired]

After seeing off the Dutch last week, England are going for back-to-back wins as they host Italy at Wembley tonight for the second friendly of the international break.

Catch all the action here, with coverage from 7:30pm followed by an 8pm kick-off!

Netherlands vs England

Happening on 23/03/2018 [Expired]

We're entering the final stretch ahead of the World Cup 2018 with preparations continuing this evening as the Lions travel to Amsterdam for a friendly against the Netherlands.

Coverage starts at 7:30pm with kick-off slated for 7:45pm - join us to catch all the action live!

Six Nations Championship 2018

Happening from 03/02/2018 to 17/03/2018 [Expired]

The Six Nations Championship is back! Yes, the highlight of any rugby fan's calendar is finally here. But if you aren't lucky enough to be heading to the games, have no fear! You can still catch all the action from the comfort of your local - which is the next best thing, of…

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