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The Blue Ball Pub

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Asheridge | Chesham, Chesham HP5 2UX, England
+44 1494 758305
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Hathersage, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

The menu here is simple but extremely effective. Good food in massive portions. Tips are a baked potato or burger with toppings, or haggis fritters. Friendly efficient service. Great garden for the summer. A real treat :-)

Thank fra03goc
Denham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Perfect Sunday lunch, everything was cooked to perfection. Vegetables not been overlooked, roast potatoes were just perfect. Ohhhhhh my god their ginger sponge pudding was so delicious. I didn't even fill guilty having the pudding as it worth every extra calories. Well done to all of you

Thank Azar B
Margaret H, Owner at The Blue Ball Pub, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review....I know what you mean about the ginger pudding !!! More 

Chesham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We have lived in the area for 8 years and have been regularly visiting this fantastic place. We have three children and although we understand that this is not advertised as a family restaurant...the staff have always made excellent provisions for our boys. Great food, great gardens and lovely staff! X

Thank jen1980B
Margaret H, Owner at The Blue Ball Pub, responded to this review

Thanks so much, please say hi next time you are in. More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

My daughter recommended The Blue Ball after recently eating there with a friend. I was so impressed on so many levels. The food itself fish goujons & chips were amazing. The batter light, fluffy & melt in the mouth. Ciabatta was warm with a serving of butter - divine! There was so much on offer it was really hard to... More 

Thank Ann G
Margaret H, Owner at The Blue Ball Pub, responded to this review

What a treat for us to have your lovely review, many thanks, hope to see you soon. Margaret. More 

Chesham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We booked a table for a birthday celebration on a Saturday night. We arrived with a couple of young children in our party. We was promptly told that children where not allowed in after 6pm & this would have been explained at time of booking. We explained that the children where not staying for the meal but only for a... More 

1 Thank smjenkins69
slaughter c, Owner at The Blue Ball Pub, responded to this review

We try to run the Blue Ball as a traditional pub and although we allow children in and do smaller portions for them with most of our menu items we do not anywhere advertise as being family friendly we do not have a children's menu and as from January 2013 we do not allow young children under ten and babies... More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We went to the blue ball with family for a Sunday lunch, having checked their website to make sure they were family friendly (I don't expect that children are welcome everywhere, some places lack the facilities or just choose to be a childless environment, which is absolutely fine). We arrive to find they have no high chairs so we had... More 

5 Thank Chris B
Margaret H, Owner at The Blue Ball Pub, responded to this review

For a start we have been here for 10 years and have never had a website ! So have not ever advertised to be a family pub anywhere. Although well behaved children are welcome. We did do spaghetti without the chilli and rocket sauce for you (not spaghetti bolognaise), you were also offered a child size portion of cod and... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

The owner / chef is the singularly rudest and most aggressive man I have ever met running a restaurant anywhere, ever. I will never go back and suggest you avoid the place. Seriously angry man !!!

8 Thank excuseme2016
Kings Langley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We were 4 adults and one child on 19/9 Monday lunch. After seeing the negative reviews in here, we were report that our main meals and desserts were as excellent as our previous visits. The mixed grill was moist and succulent, and the banoffee pie was mouth watering.

1 Thank Fiona B
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We came for 3 reasons; to have lunch, to check it out as a place to bring family visiting from abroad and to decide on its suitability as a meeting place for social occasions (I organise events). We had our dog with us on a lead and the barmaid confirmed we could bring her inside. I'd just collected the menus... More 

2 Thank cavachongirl01
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We had a great three generations family lunch here. We sat out side in the large garden. The toddler ran round the field and looked at the pony and the grand parents sat back in the shade. Good food, large portion sizes. Amount scaled down for little one, but still big! She loved the dog roaming around.

Thank Ali0818

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Asheridge | Chesham, Chesham HP5 2UX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chesham
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 758305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?