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All 197 Taunton Restaurants

Blue Ball Inn

High St | Triscombe, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
+44 1984 618242
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Ranked #44 of 197 Restaurants in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $28
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Open every day! Food served every day Open daily from 12 noon
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English first
N Ireland
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Called in on a chilly November lunctime after walking in the local area. Very nice tasty lunch reasonably priced, in quaint surroundings. The only reason I didnt give it 5 stars was the sandwiches we had (which were great by the way) were advetised with chips,unfortunatley they came with crisps!! which was a bit dissapointing and my wife ordered a... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I purchased a gift voucher with the value of £100 for my mother in law to celebrate a special meal at the Blue Ball Inn. Today was the day she decided to book a lunch with her husband but the duty manager refused to honour the gift voucher. The Blue Ball website continues to advertise gift vouchers so I shall... More

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Mark B, Owner at Blue Ball Inn, responded to this review

We apologise profusely on behalf of the previous owners of the Blue Ball for allowing the vouchers to which to refer to be in existence, and unredeemed after their departure. The funds in exchange for which they kept. Our manager knew nothing of these “old” vouchers’ existence prior to your visit, and was therefore unable to comply with your request... More

Swanage, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed in one of the two cottages ( Pheasant Cottage) It had all facilities and very comfortable. It had good quality biscuits. The pub menu food was excellent and cooked to order. It was also very good value. Breakfast was great with Hot Croissants before a cooked breakfast as well as cereals and fruit juices. The service was very... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We have been eating at the blue ball since we moved to somerset 2 years ago and have never had a bad meal there. The food is fantastic, well cooked and interesting. All of the ingredients are good quality and fresh, which is clear in the taste. While the desserts are a little piece of heaven on a plate. The... More

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North Island, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We came upon this lovely place by accident. Looking for somewhere to stay - we came upon a sign for the Inn - which led up a narrow lane. Please keep going - it is not far up there, and you will not regret it. Its a special spot - we stayed in Stag cottage - so lovely!!! The meals... More

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Taunton
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Went here following a quick review on Tripadvisor. The restaurant is set in a remote part of the Quantock Hills and is very chic on the inside. The menu offers a good choice of dishes including game. My wife and I like to enjoy our dinner at leisurely pace and this is not the place to go if you are... More

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Up a narrow country lane in the Quantocks, this charming old country pub surprised us with its slightly more contemporary than quaint interior and definitely not old-pub menu. We hadn't booked but were shown a table for three by a window. Drinks collected from the bar, we wished we had saved ourselves for a larger meal, as there were some... More

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southampton
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We smelt the wood smoke before seeing the lights of the inn through the November drizzle. Having cycled over the Quantock Hills since early that morning, we were filthy, wet and very cold and tired. The staff of the Blue Ball at Triscombe produced black sacks to protect the furniture and welcomed us around the enormous wood-burner with delicious hot... More

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Mark B, Owner at Blue Ball Inn, responded to this review

On behalf of the previous owners, we would like to apologise for your experience at the Blue Ball Inn some three months past. As might be expected we appreciate customer feedback, and we will of course use and add your comments to our established training manual on guest expectations and requirements. Regrettably, because we have been in situ only three... More

Somerset
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were extremely worried about both the standard of food and service having read some of the reviews here and then discovering the pub had just been sold to new owners . . . we needn't have worried, though, as we had a wonderful time! There was plenty of choice on the menu and some of the dishes were really... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We were in the Quantocks for a day with the dogs. We had a lovely walk up on the top of the hills around " Dead ladies ditch", and we're looking for somewhere for lunch. We had been told about The Blue Ball in Triscombe and thought we would give it a go. It,s just a short drive down the... More

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Additional Information about Blue Ball Inn

Address: High St | Triscombe, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
Phone Number: +44 1984 618242
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
Average Prices: USD 19 - 28

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