The Cricketers


Boasting more history than you've had hot dinners, The Cricketers and Greene Room is a pub in Brighton known for its interesting back story and bustling atmosphere.

Let's start with the history now shall we? Open since 1547, this historic Victorian boozer was once visited by the infamous Jack The Ripper; also having seen one of its landlords once burnt as a martyr. From low lying ceilings of covered in maroon furnishings, ceilings smothered in vintage regalia, a botanical garden and stocked glass shelves, The Cricketers do Sherlock chic proud. Take to their second floor Greene Room bar, dedicated to 'Brighton Rock' author Graham Greene, for more discerning style drinks thanks to its contemporary layout, fuschia fittings and prominence as a great private hire destination. 

Whether it's a hazy Sunday afternoon spent gnoshing on some premium pub fare or bustling drinks on a Friday evening for those where whisky and brandy take their fancy, The Cricketers boasts guests of all ages, from far and wide, thanks to its humble vibe and laid back style; and for a nip to see one of Jack The Ripper's drinking destinations of course.

What's on

Live Music Tuesday
Get down to The Cricketers every Tuesday for a brilliant night of live music. Local bands will be performing a range of genres from folk to indie…

Every Tuesday

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  • Dance floor
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Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 22:30
Tuesday 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 23:00
Thursday 12:00 23:00
Friday 12:00 2:00
Saturday 12:00 2:00
Sunday 12:00 22:30



The Cricketers, 15, Black Lion Street, BN1 1ND


The Lanes


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Pub Food, Burgers and Roast Dinner food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Serving hearty classics at more than delicious prices, The Cricketers is a cracking spot to gnosh down on some premium pub fare. Tuck into a honey and mustard ham hock for £11.95 or try their beer battered local cod for £10.95.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Greene Room Venue Hire 45 70 - - -

Located on its own private floor, The Greene Room is a city centre private hire party venue perfect for parties, wedding receptions, meetings and celebrations.  The Greene Room is not your average pub function room and is one that stands out as a venue of choice with its own unique character and charm.

Spread across three interlinked rooms with a private bar offer a multitude of options for your event.  Specialising  in small to medium sized events – our maximum capacity is around 70 guests for standing and 45 for a seated event. Our quirky layout of the three rooms gives you the options to position your party elements such as music, food and seating to suit and choose from informal buffet or private dining and to give space for drinkers, diners and dancers alike.  The venue is also a great space to be used during the day for Business Meetings due to its central location.

The Greene Room offer a great selection of party Buffets, Boards and even sit down menus, all using locally sourced ingredients.  See out buffet and board options here.

For more information on booking pricing and T&C's please visit our website here.

Courtyard Snug Private Room 14 30 - - -

The 'Snug' is set at the back of the Courtyard of The Cricketers.  This area can be comfortably sectioned off for private use for up to 20 people.

A great space for an informal gathering in a vibrant setting.  Get that buzz off the pub but with your own space.  Great buffet options are available for Pre-Order in this area, or alternatively dine of the normal pub menu.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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