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Cricketts Inn

Burton Road, Swadlincote DE12 8AP, England
+44 1283 760359
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Good if you want food, mediocre for drinkers, some serious staff changes needed, bar some bar staff... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Joe K
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Sunday evening meal at Cricketts Inn, Swadlincote

Six of us dined at Cricketts Inn on Easter Sunday evening. The pub was warm and welcoming and the... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
2wheelsgood2013
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Hereford, England, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
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“pork” (6 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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Burton Road, Swadlincote DE12 8AP, England
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Good if you want food, mediocre for drinkers, some serious staff changes needed, bar some bar staff rude and incompetent, no wonder the place is dying a death

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Six of us dined at Cricketts Inn on Easter Sunday evening. The pub was warm and welcoming and the staff were friendly & helpful without being over-familiar. The service was excellent and we had a wide choice of main meals, including two vegetarian options. The...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Spotted this pub on the way through to Conkers and saw sign for all day meals. Called in on the way home with the grand children. Nice and quiet around 1640 hours. Lunch menu still on till 1700. Ordered 2 pork dinners, 1 pie and...More

1  Thank thethreeofusMidlands
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

love this place, very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble.wheel chair users catered for without fuss and treated with respect and empathy.Great food everytime-we will be back !!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Mostly busy - but depends on what time of day you go, but the meals are top notch/first class. The hosts and bar staff always make you feel welcome.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

On a family break nearby. Went out for some hearty food. The pie of the day was magic. Lovely staff and great food couldn’t have asked for anything else.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

My best friend and I visited the Cricketts Inn for a Sunday carvery and I have honestly got to say that it was hands down the best carvery I've had for a long time. Beef, pork, turkey; cooked to perfection! With a choice of pork...More

Thank Charlotte H
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

28th December, snow overnight. Crickets inn the perfect place for lunch. The back room was busy with happy families and the welcoming atmosphere perfect for travellers going up country - just a mile off the M42. Our food was delicious (homemade soup this time and...More

Thank derek h
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We visit The Cricketts Inn regularly and I wrote a glowing review a couple of years ago ... time for another ... we visited tonight on the spur of the moment ... booked about 40 minutes before arrival ... 6 of us enjoyed 3 hours...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We went with excitement as it is under new management. We got served a drink after about 20 minutes of waiting, and then ordered off the new "Sizzler" menu. We sat with manu other people whom we thought had come out just for a drink....More

Thank Plumly
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Wouldn’t go love, disrespectful. Some lovely and horrible food.
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