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The Blue Ball Inn Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
Stevens Cross | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
+44 1395 514062
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (33 reviews)
“custard” (8 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Stevens Cross | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I can't fault the service and the food at the Blue Ball Inn , we ate here on the day of our arrival for our holiday in Sidmouth . While we was there we booked for Sunday lunch the next day , when we went...More

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, the choice was excellent and the service was good, would recommend to book as was very busy being school holidays. Large car park over the road.

Thank Lilaccharm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table, but didn't really need to, perhaps because it was a Wednesday lunch time. The staff made us very welcome especially as we had our little dog with us, did not make us feel guilty at all. The roast dinner we had...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family night out. Service was great. Food was excellent. Nice atmosphere.we have visited this Inn on many occasions and have always been very happy with everything.

Thank ourkid2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by on the off chance of getting a table, which luckily we did. Though had we turned up 1/2 an hour later we wouldn't have as it was very busy. I had a very nice steak and kidney pudding, the only complaint I...More

Thank chunk M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely looking pub outside & in. We had to book for this as during holiday season it can get very busy. Very nice menu & good choice. We anticipated to be there for the evening but food was on the table in under 10...More

Thank clairegwilliams1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, traditional pub food. It gets busy due to its location so book in advance. The pub is a lot bigger than it looks but because its in sections, it feels more intimate. We ate here twice and food was nice both times.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will see that we have previously rated The Blue Ball very highly. We visit Sidmouth several times a year and always make the pilgrimage through the Byes and have a meal and drinks so this holiday was no different. But the food and service...More

1  Thank Rich Beth Chloe B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here after being unable to be accommodated elsewhere! Wow! Even though they where heaving, the staff still found us a table to eat (for 8!) Friendly, welcoming staff! Ordered a variety of meals from the menu and specials board! All meals arrived in...More

Thank Elizamcbeth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal and the service was excellent I had beef carvery and pineapple upside down pudding with custard and my husband had beef carvery and ice cream for dessert.

Thank LouLou50BTA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stevens Cross | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 514062
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