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The Cricketers

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, Thai,
18 Melbourne Place, Cambridge CB1 1EQ, England
+44 1223 778871
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (79 reviews)
“green curry” (18 reviews)
“mixed starter” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
18 Melbourne Place, Cambridge CB1 1EQ, England
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1 - 10 of 354 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had Som Tam with Laab Moo. I was crucially asked if I wanted spicy and having said yes they duly delivered. Food was full of flavour with great fresh ingredients. Service was impeccable and I think the pub setting makes it seem friendlier. Thoughrouly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stiffoak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had lunch here on a Sunday. We chose dishes from the Lunch menu deals and they were amazing. My red curry with prawns was super creamy and delicious and her pad ko poa was spicy but fresh and very good. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 147sannev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food, lovely pub setting and such good value. £9.80 for chicken satay and a Thai green curry ( large portions). Food delicious and friendly service

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank pwrens
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

A few new faces serving the tables, but the service as friendly, efficient and polite as ever. The food remains unchanged - excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank StevieHK
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Called unbooked they were quite busy but happily found us a good table for 2, service for food and drinks very efficient and frendly. The food came in a good time and extra sauces plus came promptly, enjoyed the choices and the main courses were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Out for a few beers and started here thinking it was a pub! Turns out its a really nice Thai restaurant. We came back for food after popping into the surrounding pubs and had a really nice meal. The decor is lovely and you get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kerror
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I was there with my family (husband and 2 boys) on a Sunday for lunch. We were lucky to be allocated a table without a booking as a lot of pubs in city centre need an advance booking unfortunately. The food was delicious. It is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank DivVinodh
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We came to the Cricketers as a group and had been before due to the owner having been the chef at the Railway Tavern in Great Shelford (since closed sadly). Unfortunately it was a very disappointing meal and we won’t be back. The starters were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank helvin2001
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Cricketers is a small pub in a charming Cambridge backstreet with excellent service. The food is just average pub style thai, nothing special. The Beef Massaman curry was oversweet but the meat was lovely and tender with well cooked potatoes. Just a shame that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lilypad_hopper
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A wonderful surprise hidden in the backroads just nort of Parker's piece: if you look around you think you're in a pub (which is true!) but when it comes to grub, it's Thai with a touch of fusion. We only made it to starters and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank pHa27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Melbourne Place, Cambridge CB1 1EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 778871
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