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The Golden Ball Inn

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Newbridge Road, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7BA, England
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The Golden Ball Inn
Ranked #9 of 10 Ironbridge B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Telford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I've drank in the golden ball over the years always been good beer and atmosphere but never eaten there until now. Was looking on here for a well reviewed restaurant probably like you are now and at first wanted to book the Shakespeare in Coalport but was fully booked so we rang the ball and they managed to fit us... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We have just returned from a weekend stay at the Golden Ball, the staff were very welcoming and the service was good. As the weather was sunny we were able to take advantage of eating outside as well as in the dining area, and I can thoroughly recommend the food : ) We will definitely be planning a return trip.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Booked to stay for 2 nights B&B at £65 per night for 2 which we thought was good value. The pub is 1700's & has nooks & crannies, low ceilings, beams & steep winding stair case. The staff were very helpful & friendly & the food was good. Our bedroom was a double 4 poster in a good sized room,... More

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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We had heard good things about the food, so thought we would try it. Friendly welcome and drinks swiftly arrived. The pork belly had been well cooked, but the fish not so good. The plaice was over cooked and watery, but worst of all we're the fish cakes... Mainly crushed potatoes with almost no fish. We expressed our concern and... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Stayed for 1 night, great value at £65 for 2 people b&b The rooms are basic but i think they are good for what you pay. Its in a beautiful location at the top of the hill, very quiet and peaceful. There is a bar and small restaurant area, the food is very good. This is an old inn with... More

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Staff on the bar did not know how to handle a few old blokes; ordered a few shandys and got cobras to start with, when we had told them that was not our order were spoken to very rudely by a young member at the bar who said I have a lot of other youngsters to serve. Only visited as... More

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Tenerife, Spain
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I with his sis and husband went for a meal there .. Lovely cosy atmosphere ...The dinning area is quite small but just nice ..The food was just brill .I had the salmon; my B/f had the pork belly ..his sis is a vegetarian so she had the veggie burger and her husband had the beef casserole... More

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I went to the Golden Ball to see a great blues musician - Gwyn Ashton, who was playing there that night. I'd booked the room directly and when I arrived I was met with a friendly smile and shown to my room by a very courteous young member of the bar staff. This is a lovely old inn and the... More

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Ironbridge Gorge, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

When myself and my wife and 4 year old daughter walked in we weren't greeted but more like scowled at. The food was awful no taste at all. My daughter decided to stand on some stairs which resulted in a very rude women who works behind the bar to come over and tell my child to get off in a... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We had an evening meal which was delicious but unfortunately didn't get to sample the desserts as ran out of time! We were playing bridge nearby and although had booked a table, the Inn wasn't expecting a sudden influx of other bridge players and we had to wait a long time for the food. would eat there again.

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Address: Newbridge Road, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Ironbridge Gorge > Ironbridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Golden Ball Hotel Ironbridge

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