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Blue Ball Inn

Sandygate, Exeter EX2 7LJ, England
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Ranked #27 of 66 Exeter B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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91 reviews 91 reviews
28 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I imagine that this pub would be very busy on an Exeter match day as it is the nearest to the ground, good choice of beer, and great food. I went here one Friday lunchtime as one of a group of twenty and it was very busy then. Despite this, we were served quickly and the food arrived promptly and... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of choice on the standard and Specials menus. Good service . Good selection of real ales and wines. All six of us thought the food excellent. 3 chickens curries, 2 fish and chips & 1liver and trimmings .Served piping hot, curries very tasty. Busy, which is and good indicator on a Monday lunchtime. Pleasant staff.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

For a small pub this has a large menu with lots of choice, good adults kids and specials choices. If your looking for some really good food and a cosy nice quiet place to eat this is it. I take my yow young son and partner and they always accommodate all of us on the menu easily.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Following our previous visit we returned with our friends tonight (sat) for their anniversary... We had a fab evening... We pretty much had everything on the starter menu & the lamb rump, hake, chicken & belly pork for mains with a chef special... Thank you for helping us celebrate a special evening with 5* food & atmosphere... Well worth the... More

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Bovingdon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

My wife and I stayed here in November. The stay was pleasant enough but we were overcharged, having been billed for a meal we didn't have. Unfortunately, I only noticed the error when we got back home. I immediately phoned and requested reimbursment - I'm still waiting at the end of February! There have (apparently) been at least two changes... More

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Liskeard, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Situated in a converted stable block at the side of the inn this room was lovely and clean, plenty of room in the shower room. A television and tea making facilities what more could you ask for for a weekend away. the only downside was the lack of enthusiasm from the staff they seemed to have no idea how to... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

It's a shame the management of this place aren't more selective with their staff... there are a few young lads, one in particular that doesn't recognise an empty glass. I've been in a few times and it has taken at least 10minutes to be acknowledged, even when there is hardly anyone else there. I think the larger male barman with... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

Had 2 meals me and my partner and it was the littlest portions ever bar staff stare while u are eating food took 40 mins to come out and deserts where disgusting didn't think it was worth the money and won't be visiting again

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Torquay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Hotel staff were really helpful at all times, even before we made the booking! Room was comfortable and clean and spacious for all 4 of us! One thing i would comment on was the breakfast was rushed so things like the sausages wernt cooked and there was no plates for the toasts, cups missing etc as the guy was on... More

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Innkeeperdevon, Owner at Blue Ball Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very generous review as there were obviously a couple of issues that need addressing. I am delighted that the customer service element lacked nothing. I found your observations helpful and will ensure it hey are not repeated. Thanks again More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Stayed overnight on way to Cornwall next morning. Room more than adequate, clean and well presented. The range of real ale was great and as for the food - well you would not eat any better in the Savoy. To say it was amazing is an understatement. The staff were extremely polite and helpful. Will definitely be staying here again... More

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Also Known As:
Blue Ball Hotel Exeter
Blue Ball Hotel
Blue Ball Inn Exeter, Devon
Address: Sandygate, Exeter EX2 7LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
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Restaurant
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Ranked #27 of 66 B&Bs / Inns in Exeter
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