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Blue Ball Inn

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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a large Inn, the clever layout makes the areas appear very pleasant. Could not fault ambience and service from the very polite and helpful staff. The impressive menu promised good things but the standard of the food disappointed. The fish cakes, scallops, crab and prawns were all bland and I suspect have been too long in the freezer.-quite a...

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1Thank clive m
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cosy pub. Staff very friendly, portions okay, food nice. Only wished for more vegetarian choices. However, my three bean chilli was delicious. Good value for money and ample parking. All in all recommendable.

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Thank birgitfaustmann
Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited around 6pm on a Wednesday evening. We noticed that a lot of tables were already reserved (obviously a popular place!) but there were plenty still available. Once we had decided on what we wanted, my partner went to place our order at the bar and was dealt with quickly and efficiently. We only waited around 15 minutes for...

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Thank FifiWatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table at the last minute for a birthday. Arrived to find a table decorated with birthday decorations and professional, yet friendly staff. Food exceeded expectations, moreover, staff made darling son feel like a million dollars (thank you) The level and tone of service was superb.

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Thank Charlie H
Wellington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service on a very busy Saturday evening. Definitely need to book as very popular with locals and visitors alike. Easy parking right opposite. Good menu and range of specials. Large portions so you better be hungry. Highly recommend

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Thank Ian B
Cheddar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The vegetables were inedible. I know the trend is for lightly cooked but we could not get our knives through them. Presentation of the food was with a complete lack of attention to detail. Such a shame as the pub itself is lovely.

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1Thank sujrobbins
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I visited here on Sunday for a carvery, I've eaten here before and remembered the good carvery.... The place was busy and it was about 12.30 before the rush of lunches, we went up for our carvery to find turkey, ham and beef.... I chose beef which I always do being my favourite meat.... I was shocked at how rare...

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1Thank Joanna S
Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Lovely comfortable room. Very warm and cosy after a really chilly afternoon at the rugby. Excellent evening meal and breakfast. Reasonable prices. The staff were friendly and helpful. Will definitely stay again.

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Thank viv378901
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We recently hired the function room for a birthday celebration, we were very happy with the way the arrangements were handled before the event and all went well on the night. The buffet was excellent value and the range and quality of food was commented on by most guests especially those not from the local area.

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Thank SidmouthP
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Wont go there again meal ok but we think tartare sauce give us a funny tummy service was bad chasing your way round the bar trying to find someone to serve you at least 10 mins. Like my partner said won't go there again for another 10 years

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

Additional Information about Blue Ball Inn

Address: Stevens Cross, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Number of rooms: 9
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“Only use as a diner but can recommend it if it is all run on same lines it will be excellent”
michael414hadley, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lovely bathrooms”
Grannygreybird, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“For good room at reasonable price stay elsewhere”
mackay8102, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All good and similar in style, size and decor. Only 2 have bath, rather than just modern shower,so if that's important, best to check.”
153stevew, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are the same.”
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