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The Blueball Inn

The Beacon Countisbury Hill, Countisbury, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ND, England
+44 1598 741263
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Beacon Countisbury Hill, Countisbury, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ND, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at this pub whilst following the Lynmouth Watersmeet circular path. Excellent beer and gastropub food. We had the Devonshire rarebit, gnocchi and rump steak ciabatta. All excellent. Would fully recommend this pub.

Thank ChauviereHooper
Reviewed January 13, 2018

me and mu husband walked from lynmouth up waters meet and over the trail path to reach this pub,great cake and coffee,some wonderful friendly little dogs in there and a super roaring fire burning didn't want to leave,great pub.

Thank Fiona T
Reviewed November 23, 2017

We had a lovely meal here. I had a curry which was delicous and my husband had the lamb shank. Both were piping hot and very filling. The menu isn't particulary extensive, but there is something to suit all tastes. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Jan M
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Loved this meal. Allows dogs in which is fab (even though I don’t have one yet!). Best pie ever & I’m from Yorkshire so I’ve eaten my fair share! Will certainly try my best to return!

Thank Louise D
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Stopped off here on the climb out of Lynmouth for an evening meal and glad we did. Large car park, on the opposite side of the road to the pub, gave views back down the hill to Lynmouth. The pub itself is long and thin...More

Reviewed October 31, 2017

What a great treasure to come to, staff are very friendly, welcoming and a great atmosphire to dine in. Truly massive portions, we ate here a few times whilst away and the food and beer are incredible. Very dog friendly, our fox red lab loves...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed October 26, 2017

We came apon the Blueball Inn a little expectantly and only intended to stay for a drink to refresh us during a very pleasurable tour of the local Exmoor area. However once inside the temptation to stay was too great! We ordered food from the...More

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Great menu. Chose Steak and ale pie which was served with seasonal vegetables and totally delicious. Brownie to follow was also superb

Thank welshciderapples
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Stopped for early tea. Arrived 5:30 and drank beer till the evening menu starts at 6pm. Started to get busy pretty quickly after that. Very nice Blue Ball blond beer. Both of us had the Steak and Ale pie. Very nicely presented and well cooked...More

3  Thank Phillip_Leslie_1961
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

The pub has changed name a few times,we had a table booked by Richard organ as we were staying at his B&B.The Cornish lager on tap was really refreshing,Catherine's Lamb stew with mini dumplings was delicious whilst my steak was cooked to perfection ,my only...More

Thank marc g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Beacon Countisbury Hill, Countisbury, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Countisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 741263
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