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The Golden Ball Hotel

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Cambridge UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical small village country pub. Decent selection of beer. Wide range of food, with daily specials board. Food prices a bit on the steep side but portions are large so fair enough. We were here for lunch so unable to say what it was like for evening meals etc.

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night after holding a family celebration of life in the pub. Having stayed in many different hotels in Cambridge for business and pleasure I can safely say that this is a bed and breakfast. The room was small but clean and tidy(it is a long since time I have had blankets on a bed!) but very...

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Cambridge, uk
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Ate here on a Monday evening in January. We had a table booked for 6.30 and the place was quite empty when we arrived and to be honest we felt a bit daft having booked however over the course of the evening, the place filled up. The menu here is extensive with specials available as well. The staff were all...

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Devon
Reviewed January 23, 2017

I travelled for work and stayed here for two nights. The accommodation was convenient, fairly priced and very comfortable. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The food was good with a good choice on the menu. Will definitely stay again.

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Godmanchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This review is a 3 year update from my last review, a lots seems to have changed since then. Much tastier menu and the staff are even more attentive. I came here for a Christmas lunch and a business lunch, great result every time, absolutely love the lemon cheesecake. Both ladies serving our table were lovely people and very helpful,...

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Thank NightBreed01
Cromer, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Busy folk but managed to pre-book and sat down around half six......extremely attentive (not ott) and helpful with explanations of menu. Food excellent...everyone in our party very happy. Only two of our party managed desert.

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Ely
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Stayed overnight with our Trainee guide dog after attending a Dinner function. The staff were exetremely friendly and nothing was to much trouble. Room, although quite compact, was clean and comfortable, excellent bathroom and lovely bed. Breakfast was superb, perfectly cooked and "served with a smile" We will be back !

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Good location not far off of the A14, nice village, good pub but the food was very disappointing. The menu is not extensive and quite expensive £12.95 for cottage which was a Saturday evening special! a small dish of vegetables between the two of us which hardly amounted to half a carrot each, tiny amount of cauliflower and a few...

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Visited for Sunday Lunch with 3 grandchildren ( all under 6 yrs old). They had the burger meal - they were proper meaty burgers and a large portioned meal too. We had the traditional Sunday lunches which were lovely. For pud the kids had ice creams, that were garnished with fresh raspberries and chocolate slice. A nice touch. Husband had...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights. Extremely quiet at night, slept with window open both nights and only heard a sheep baa once on the first night. The restaurant served wonderful food and breakfast cooked from fresh, to order.

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Address: High Street, Boxworth CB23 4LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Boxworth
Price Range: $107 - $120 (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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“Stay there maybe but don't have dinner! or if you do ask for more vegetables and make sure you are given the correct wine!”
 of 5 bubbles KimP569, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“I believe there are only 11 rooms in all.”
 of 5 bubbles 444Anon, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you have your own or arranged transport because the only public transport available (bus) is very limited.”
 of 5 bubbles Halim66, Jun 3, 2015 | Read review
“not no 7 (disabled)”
 of 5 bubbles 968janices, May 13, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are in a separate building from the bar so very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles trbaldwin, Apr 7, 2015 | Read review
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