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The Golden Ball Hotel

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High Street, Boxworth CB23 4LY, England
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Egton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

I stayed here for one night whilst visiting my mother who had surgery at the nearby Papworth Hospital. This is a great location for that reason. There was a slight mix up on my booking but it wasn't a problem and was sorted swiftly on my arrival. Very welcoming and the staff looked after me extremely well. Food is very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We stayed one night after visiting Cambridge. The service we experienced from arrival to departure was very friendly and very helpful. Our evening meal was excellent, sharing a plate of whitebait at the bar, then sharing the country pate and the lamb special in the restaurant. The accommodation in the seperate wing was a bit basic but nevertheless warm and... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Stayed at the Golden Ball Hotel this weekend. What a Fab place, the staff were friendly and helpful, the food was fantastic and the Pub is so welcoming. It was lovely just to chill with a glass of wine and lovely meal. The Hotel room was lovely and clean (toilet could have done with a bit of a wipe round)... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Excellent Sunday lunch at 8:45 Sunday evening, great meal and pub. Did not stay overnight but facilities looked excellent. Handy for Cambridge , possibly within cycling distance on back roads or busy a roads to centre

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Sedbergh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Last month we booked to stay at the Golden Ball on a Friday and Saturday night, being the last 2 nights of a week's trip around East Anglia. We were not disappointed with our choice, as the pub is a quaint thatched building situated in a quiet location on the edge of a small village, with virtually no passing traffic,... More 

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Conde-sur-Noireau, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Good food and beer at a reasonable price. Liked it very much. Service was reasonable and friendly but could have been a little quicker. Would definitely recommend and if the in the area would go back.

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Thank Simon H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Greatly enjoyed Dinner. Had tomatoes soup Sirloin steak perfectly prepared to my requirements then for desert. Wait for it Wow coffee mouse topped with white chocolate and marshmallows. Great evening great restaurant perfect host. Do try you will not regret it.

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UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Stayed for 1 night prior to being a patient in Papworth hospital. Lovely quiet place to stay, comfortable bed and splendid breakfast next morning. Nothing too much trouble. Great for people like me with a lot of food allergies, they really try to please.We have returned several times when visiting Cambridge and district. Never disappointed.

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Essex-UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Arriving at "The Golden Ball" looked impressive,however it was for lunch with 2 friends and my partner making 4 of us in all. The lunch was sadly not very good. The meat pie I had the pastry was hard,the pastry for my partners pie was also hard although the meat was tasty. The meals were only luke warm. The vegetables... More 

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Arrived at Boxworth at 5pm from Huntingdon Racecourse. Bar was a sea of unwashed glasses and on our arrival the lady manager was telling customers of staff shortages. Just what customers don't want to hear. Informed that we needed to eat by 6pm as kitchen was closing early. The Sunday roasts that we had were fine, so no complaint there.... More 

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