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Blue Ball Inn

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped off here on the off-chance during a family holiday to the area. My Mum, Dad and I enjoyed our visit very much. The Inn is traditional and full of history; wooden beams, a lovely fire place and atmospheric bar. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Having had distinctly average food throughout the week, we discovered this pub on... More 

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Thank hollyanne2014
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on the off chance as it looked full. Found to be very helpful couldn't do enough.bar staff very nice and helpful Carvery was so good. Would go there again..lovely meal ...next time I'm having the sea food...

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Thank Martin J
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very strange reception when we arrived. Gave our surname and lady looked at list and said well we have a "our surname" booked and we said that's our name. She was pretty rude and I thought about walking. Stuck with it - food and service average, drinks ok. Not cheap.

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Thank David M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A family of 5. We all had starters which were nice, but fairly simple so to be expected! In terms of the service, it was very good, and all the drinks were top quality. However, the main meals weren't as good, especially a chicken and bacon salad that we had ordered. The chicken was burnt and extremely dry, along with... More 

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Crediton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food with good variety on the menu. Once we had attracted the attention of staff they were excellent. Photo album of fire and what has been achieved is amazing. Look forward to return visit in the near future.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a family lunch this afternoon. The service and food were fantastic (the fish and chips were brilliant and the burger was so tasty). Highly recommend, lovely setting and top quality food at reasonable prices.

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered a vegetarian buger for my wife. When the burger arrived my wife said it looked like a beef burger. I tasted it for her and it was. We told the waitress who said to my wife " you are not a vegetarian though" she said shes eaten some of it. I explained I had tasted it. I felt... More 

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal at the Blue Ball on Thursday 17th August. 2 Adults and 1 x 9 year old. We ordered the food and sat in the garden. Food did'nt take too long to arrive and was very tasty. Friendly staff and everywhere clean and well kept.

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Thank Sally S
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We have difficult grandchildren.... 1 diabetic, 1 coeliac and one with type 1 diabetes..... The staff at the Blue Ball were brilliant, they couldn't do enough to ensure that each of the children got exactly what they wanted within their own dietary needs.... I have been to the pub on quite a few occasions over the years and have always... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

A lovely country type pub, our drinks were served just as they should of been, in clean glasses, with ice etc unfortunately by quite an off hand abrupt barman (who I think was probably the owner) we also ordered our Carvery tickets. The man/chef who served us with our meat was very pleasant and helpful with our requirements. We took... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Blue Ball Inn

Address: Stevens Cross, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Blue Ball Inn Sidmouth, Devon
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