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Victorian pub with an elegant upstairs bar named after author Grahame Green, who drank here.

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.

latest pub news, offers & events

World Cup 2018

Happening from 14/06/2018 to 15/07/2018 [Expired]

The 2018 World Cup kicks off on Thursday 14th June, and we're all set to welcome you and your friends to enjoy the action. We've got ice cold pitchers of Foster's and Amstel at the ready, so less trips to the bar means more time to watch the match. There really is no better place to…

England v Croatia

Happening on 11/07/2018 [Expired]

It's been a long 28 years in the making, but finally, England have reached the semi-final stages of the World Cup! The Lions will take on Croatia at 7pm on Wednesday, so that's plenty time to get home from work and down the pub for kick-off.

Sweden v England

Happening on 07/07/2018 [Expired]

With barely a moment to recover from Tuesday’s historic (not to mention tense) penalty shoot-out victory over Colombia, it’s time to do it all over again. Saturday’s quarter-final against Sweden kicks-off at 3pm, and unless you have a plane ticket to Russia, the pub is simply the only place…