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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is the second family birthday party we have attended over the last few years ,and I must say ,being a thatched inn and in very lovely countryside ,we've had a thoroughly good and relaxing time . The waiters were attentive and the food was fine and a good choice , I have recommended The Blue Ball Inn to many...

1Thank Golden_wedding123
Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We booked out table for 6.00pm as we had young children with us. The menu has a good mix of meals and plenty to choose from. I had a steak which was cooked perfectly and very tender also. The rest of our group also said their. Meal was most enjoyable. The service was a little slow, but not so slow...

1Thank 1,073
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

On this occasion I went for lunch with some girl friends, I have been before as a family or in a big party and have eaten in the extension at the back which is quite bright and airy, this time we were seated in the bar area. The chairs were well past their sell by date with stuffing coming out...

3Thank SuzanneRothwell
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Sometimes the atmosphere is quite nice and sometimes it's rough!! Food is poor coincided the area it's in!! Garden is fantastic and great to have a drink in on a hot day and let kids in park!! Never stayed so can't comment so over all poor food grubby bar fantastic garden great car parking for local walks

1Thank alangreen571
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here to break our journey and had a great evening. The food was lovely, the room really comfortable with some nice touches , the shower was quite spacious and the staff all friendly and helpful. Really good value overall as so close to M5.

1Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

A great family dinner with friends here. Food was delicious and the staff were not fussed by the carnage created by 4 under 5s running around like bunny rabbits. Lots of space outside for the wee ones to burn off energy after a generous helping of ice cream.

Thank Jonny_Chanook
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Stayed here for one night to attend a nearby family function, very friendly staff, liked the feel of the pub, good food, enjoyed brekkie. Room adequate for our stay, clean and well stocked with tea and coffee, room looks tired in some places but overall can't fault for the money, would definitely stay here again when visiting family.

Thank jez b
Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We booked a stay here as we needed a stop over en route to Cornwall. To be honest we weren't expecting much as it only cost £60 for the room but we were pleasantly surprised. The staff were all lovely, the room was clean and well equipped with quality furnishings. Although breakfast was an additional price we opted for scrambled...

1Thank Leyla T
Wadebridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Just off the M5 the Blue Ball Inn is a well-priced place to stay to visit Exeter, Exmouth, or North Devon. Accommodation is basic, but comfortable. Comfortable bed, good showers. Have stayed a few times. The star is the inn itself. Great food, drink and service. From breakfast through to dinner. Fantastic alternative to Exeter Services. Book table for busy...

1Thank Marknoel1964
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Came here on Sunday for Father's Day. Packed out but still great service. It's the best roast have had in as long as I can remember. Defo coming back. Wonderful. My toddler loved his pasta meal too. And although staff were rushed off feet , they were still very attentive and friendly.

1Thank rachel19x

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Blue Ball Inn

Address: Sandygate, Exeter EX2 7LJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: $95 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“off junction 30 -1 mile and your there limited accommodation”
 of 5 bubbles daviddyr, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Although the rooms face onto the car park they are very quiet and beautifully decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles maj_jones58, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is nearest road; higher number might be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles YachtSuzannah, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They only have 4 rental rooms one being a family, one twin and assume the others are doubles”
  • Not very nice - general state of the shower cubicle
  • Not very nice
 of 5 bubbles Walkabout1, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“No real answer to that as I have always had room 2”
 of 5 bubbles spinerkop, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
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