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Blue Ball Inn

Steven's Cross, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
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March, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went twice and loved the experience the food was superb both times and we really enjoyed it. Enquired about the rooms and we may well stay there another time. We had been let down by another pub for food and arrived at 8:55pm but they where fine about it and the food arrive quickly and was red hot.

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Thank Philip A
Otley, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here as was recommended by a local. The room was great - very comfy bed and a fabulous en-suite bathroom with a huge bath! I had a carvery that evening in the bar which I could not fault and as for the full English the next morning, I can honestly say it's in the top 3 of best breakfasts... More 

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Thank Crinse
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 3 and had booked so there was no problem in being seated.We were shown to our table and it was lovely and cosy in the room as the log fire was burning.We ordered our food and drinks and it all arrived very promptly as there weren't very many customers.having said that,the room which we then... More 

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Thank Grannygreybird
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Blue Ball today for lunch, wife had scampy I had haddock, what a surprise, first served to us in less than 15 minutes by a charming waitress, was a delight to eat, will be back again soon, 10 out of 10

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Thank beenthereandhadagood
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Having eaten here several times over the last few years i feel I'm qualified to say this.... Customer service???? An acknowledgment of some sort when you're standing at the bar for almost ten minutes would be courteous! Admittedly it was fairly busy, but have been at far busier bars and staff acknowledge you have waited a while with a simple... More 

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Thank FluffyJoy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We took a welcome rest for tea here after our Exmoor walk on a bleak afternoon. The old inn has something of a cosy, hobbit-hole feel with its low ceiling and narrow construction that gives the feeling of having been a barn or stables in a past life. The exterior and interior have been newly converted so not much trace... More 

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Thank James L
Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We stayed at the Blue Ball Inn for two nights in November. We were pleasantly surprised by the standard of the room and the varied food menu which provided plenty of vegetarian options. The overall atmosphere was very friendly.

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Thank looubiiz93
Fort William, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

This was our 3rd visit and the Blue Ball Inn never fails to please. The bedrooms and bathrooms are spotlessly clean and well appointed with lots of little extras to make you stay more comfortable. There is a comprehensive breakfast menu well cooked and including lots of local produce. Dinner here is a treat with a very varied menu and... More 

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Bovey Tracey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Have been here many times, including last week. The staff are always helpful and friendly and the food is fresh, tasty and satisfying. It is a large Inn -lots of different areas and niches to sit in - with ample free parking opposite. It is on a fairly busy road but has a nice walled garden to sit in when... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

I have had countless meals out, drinks, weekends away and even my mums wedding at the Blue Ball Inn and I cannot think of another place in the world that I have visited that even comes close to this place!! The service, food and atmosphere is unbeatable!! Pauline and Adrian the managers are phenomenal and from what I have heard... More 

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