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Cricketers
Crowded and lively, but there's usually room upstairs
(3.407)


106 Fitzroy Street, Surry Hills
2010

(02) 9331 3301





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The Cricketers is a pub proving extraordinarily popular with the 20-somethings of Surry Hills. Pick a night, and you can be sure that finding a seat downstairs is impossible. We usually head straight upstairs to try and get a seat in one of the little rooms on the first floor.

There's plenty of noise, and there's a mixture of music played through the week. Sometimes it's dancy, sometimes more cruisy reggae-based stuff, but it's never overbearing to the point that you can't escape from it, unlike some other pubs we could name.

Tapas in the Beer Garden is a great option for an evening - it's only technically a garden, since it has a closable roof, but it's a great shady, cool spot in the summer. The tapas plates are $4 each, but they're not huge, so perhaps you'll need to get a few. The fish and chips plate is a good option, since it's about the biggest and most satisfying for four bucks.

Chips and other packaged snacks come from a vending machine by the door - which I've always found an unusual addition - it reallt does't say 'pub' to me, having a vending machine in the corner!
review by: Jason
 

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James from Rozelle
Worth a look if you're in this neck of the woods..Tapas plates are always tasty and there's not a bad drop of Old on tap either. Good joint to meet friends early on, I reckon
19 Oct 2003

Paul White from Belfast
I am the brother of Jay White, he used to DJ in your club some years ago We have since lost contact with our brother and would greatly appreciate any info. you may have on his whereabouts. Please contact me on the address below: whitey_no6@hotmail.com His family are very concerned for him. Thank You.
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peter from sydney
of all the pubs i've been to the music played is original, crusie and unbelievable good. (it only gets crowded after about 9pm on fri & sat). The vibe is good people, unpretentious and honest and the drinks are extremely well price. best sydney pub (except when the footy yobos are killing it)
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Features
Pool: one pool table, in the downstairs barFood: Tapa plates are just $4 - though some portions are bigger than others.Bottle Shop: over-the-counter sales are available
Outdoor Area: the covered beer garden is technically outdoors, but available in all weatherDJs:
 
 
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Jason says:

When I'm here I generally don't hang around downstairs, it's usually less crowded up.

 
 
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