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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Six of us had Sunday lunch here last weekend. The service was good, very friendly staff. The Sunday lunches were a good size with plenty of vegetables and perfect roast potatoes and desserts were big sized portions. Would definitely come back again.

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Thank ilovefishes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

10 family members, across 3 generations met for Sunday lunch today. They had put us in a very nice room to ourselves off the main restaurant, personal but not too secluded. Lovely atmosphere and decor. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Nice varied menu, however a camembert starter had to be sent back as it wasn't hot enough and melted. Main... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was OK, clean & comfortable, pillows were a bit too small. Staff ver friendly, welcomed & served in restaurant by the owner. Restaurant & pub full of character, food very nice. Breakfast was very good. Was more impressed than I expected to be

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We ate here on Saturday night after it was recommended to us by a friend. We were not disappointed, the food was amazing and the variety was vast. The staff were very helpful and nothing too much trouble. The building is beautifully decorated and we had a good evening. Well done to all.

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Thank JillCambs
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

As locals we've often eaten here in the past and been very satisfied, however last night was different. Having booked a table for a meal we waited ages and finally had to ask if there was a menu. Menu choices were very limited compared to what used to be on offer here. There was a long wait and finally we... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely looking restaurant and the garden is beautiful. It would be lovely for drinks in summer. The food however is pretty average and the same for the service. I personally found the young waiter to be quite rude and sarcastic, although my friends found it quite funny. I think they were more shocked.. His shirt was so... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited the golden ball for a lunchtime snack, great atmosphere in the bar, friendly staff, nice garden to sit in if the weather is ok Plenty of food choice on the menu from baguettes to main meals plus a children's menu. We had the ploughman's and was satisfied with our choice. Saw plenty of other dishes being served it all... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

In 2007, our youngest son had his graduation celebration here. We decided to have a mini break in Cambridge to celebrate our eldest son's birthday and booked a table to dine here on the Saturday evening. The food was delicious and we were so pleased they were able to accommodate us as it was Bank Holiday weekend.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Stopped at Golden Ball after sightseeing in Cambridge. Was so glad I did, lovey thatched pub, good beer, better beer garden and a friendly cat. Food and service was great. Rooms are next door in a modern annex, so you get the best of both worlds - great place!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

5 family members met here for lunch on Monday, the bar was quite full with a lovely atmosphere, very comfy 'cottage' decor, and attentive staff. The food arrived piping hot with very generous portions, really good. We spent a pleasant afternoon in this welcoming village retreat, not far off the A14

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Golden Ball Hotel

Address: High Street, Boxworth CB23 4LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Boxworth
Price Range: $112 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Golden Ball Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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