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Blue Ball Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
High St | Triscombe, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
+44 1984 618242
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“beans” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High St | Triscombe, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

15 of us booked dinner at The Blue Ball. We were asked to chose our food about a week in advance (which is always a bit annoying but understandable). Never having visited before, we were quite surprised on arrival. The pub is fairly remote and...More

1  Thank Emms60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ended up just having a drink as we missed restaurant time. Very unusual place however staff were very unfriendly! Very young and didn't make conversation at all, some of the comments made Between staff in conversation should be said so others shouldn't hear! Not...More

1  Thank honekermrmichaelh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were running half an hour late and the restaurant was very accommodating which was kind. Lovely drive to this country inn. Delicious pave steak for two with amazing whisky and Stilton sauce. Dog friendly so we were able to take our two large dogs...More

2  Thank RedNoddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed somewhere to meet friends midway between them and us and some research uncovered the Blue Ball Inn. We are delighted that we found this pub – friendly, welcoming and exceptional food. Starters – soup of the day and battered prawns were all excellent...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for the first time on Saturday night, having heard very good things about the food. We liked the decor and the ambience as soon as we walked in, it felt like being in log cabin and there was a very cosy atmosphere!...More

3  Thank Carolanne W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Different, very interesting pub, with wood everywhere and stuffed animal heads, reminiscent of Bavarian pubs. We only popped in for a drink but loved it!

1  Thank Sandra122
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Six of us had supper here last night after a trip on the famous Flying Scotsman! The pub is really quirky with many nooks & crannies. The staff were friendly & efficient. A real country inn where dogs are welcome. Would recommend making a reservation...More

2  Thank Clive J
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful night with love music, lovely wine and the best pave steak this side of the planet. Staff are amazing, atmosphere cheery and full of fun. Top night

2  Thank Fanntastic1502
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Came out of way as was intrigued by reviews - down a country lane in middle of nowhere - bit concerned - was it going to be any good? Round the corner popped up this gorgeous looking country pub - at 18.30 pm - was...More

2  Thank Hazel T
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Welcomed by Tim And Jane dogs were made welcome and shown around sat down and were given drinks and the new menu food was really great .very comfortable and the staff friendly would go again.

1  Thank Brian F
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Alistair r
24 August 2016|
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Response from Mark B | Property representative |
6 April 2015|
Response from blueballinn2016 | Property representative |
Sums up the previous owners Izzy, Please consider yourself welcome at The Blue Ball anytime. Cheers Ian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High St | Triscombe, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1984 618242
  • E-mail
Traditional but unique Olde Worlde Pub / Restaurant. Thatched Roof, Beautiful wooden interior and eaves which form the Bar and Dining Rooms. Relaxed informal atmosphere. Beautiful natural country beer garden with stunning views and surrounded by superb trees on three sides. We could go on but just come and experience it for yourselves.
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