The Cricketers Arms is an award winning country pub with rooms located in the picturesque village of Rickling Green, in rural Essex. We are located between the beautiful market towns of Bishops Stortford and Saffron Walden and are a 10-15 minutes’ drive away from Stansted airport.

We serve a selection of real ales, seasonal menus and a great wine list and are proud to have been awarded 1 AA rosette. Our talented team of chefs led by Head Chef and Owner Harry Kodagoda, serve breakfast, lunch and dinner each day.

Within our quintessentially picture-perfect English village setting, you can choose to dine outside overlooking the beautiful village cricket green (you may even be lucky enough to catch the Rickling Ramblers in full swing!) or relax in one of our traditional yet stylish restaurant areas. We are a family friendly pub, welcoming children of all ages and of course those with muddy paws!

The Cricketers Arms is also available to hire for private functions including wedding receptions, wakes and parties.

We have 10 individually designed ensuite bedrooms, each with all the touches for a comfortable stay. Perfect for business guests looking to stay in the local area and for leisure guests wanting to enjoy the gorgeous country walks we have on our doorstep or those visiting our amazing nearby local attractions, such as Audley End House & Gardens and the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.


Dine with us and enjoy a superb choice of freshly cooked dishes with the emphasis firmly on flavour. Full English and Continental breakfast is served daily 8am-10am (please call ahead to check we are open...


The Cricketers Arms is the ideal place to stay whether you’re on business, travelling to the airport, attending a wedding or simply visiting the area. We offer a choice of rooms including Standard Doubles,...


Our complete menu of drinks caters for all our customers. Enjoy a drink in the relaxed atmosphere of our oak beamed bar or with your meal in our restaurant. The wine list has been carefully selected by...

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