Cricketers47 Shirley Road
The Cricketers was taken over in July 2017 by new leaseholders, who have done a great job in revamping the pub, deep cleaning everything, putting in new flooring and some new furniture and installing six new handpumps. They are starting with three hand pumped beers to revive custom which had dropped away almost completely. The kitchen has been renovated and food is now available again, including burgers, pizzas, early breakfasts and Sunday roasts. This is still a traditional community pub where all are welcome. Real fires will contribute towards the comfortable, lived-in atmosphere in the winter. Live music will be reinstated when custom demands. There are three TVs in the main bar showing different sports; televised sport has always been a great attraction particularly when Crystal Palace matches are televised.