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Blue Ball Inn
Ranked #25 of 54 Taunton B&B and Inns
Reviewed March 21, 2012

Stayed and ate here last weekend for 2 nights as a treat for my partners birthday - and what a treat it was! Stag Cottage, as mentioned by an earlier review, is gorgeous - the perfect romantic get-a-way! The bar and restaraunt superb with excellent staff and amazing food - the whole experience could not have been better! And all at a very reasonable cost - I have paid a lot more for a lot worse elsewhere!

The location and atmosphere is great with a really friendly bar of locals adding to the enjoyment

I cannot thank Kieran, Hugo and those hiding below in the kitchen enough for an amazing weekend! If you are thinking of staying here - do! You wont be disappointed! Top marks for a top weekend!

Room Tip: We stayed in Stag Cottage - could not have been better!
  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Richard B
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Reviewed March 16, 2012

We ate here last year, and promised ourselves that we'd come back for a stay.

The Stag Cottage room was brilliant. This and the really reasonable price meant that it surpassed our expectations.

The ale was well kept, and there is a good choice of wine.

Thinking we'd only be staying for a main, the variety and choice of the menu had us drawn into the full three courses. And the food was everything we remembered it to be.

A final mention to Hugo, whose charm and unassuming nature added to our stay.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Jenny80_12
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Reviewed September 26, 2011

We stayed here early August and I forgot to review. Used to visit The Blue Ball when it was a pub and later a restaurant and have many fond memories of family outings over the years. It was strange to stay in a room which we had once eaten dinner in but the conversion is good - albeit a small problem with the shower the weekend we stayed.
Food was really delicious - could not resist starters AND puddings - and a good well-priced wine list (plus 'dangerous' cider!) The welcome and service was delightful - and of course the setting nestled in this little corner of The Quantocks - a real treat for us city-dwellers to stay in an historic thatched cottage.
Thank you Kieran & team.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Susan M
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Reviewed August 8, 2011

The cottages are immaculate, the food is to die for, the locals are friendly and the staff are the most accomodating people I have ever came across!!!
Great location, plenty to do in the surrounding areas to keep couples and families occupied for a lengthy stay!!
I couldn't reccomend this place enough!!!
And the food!!! WOW!!!!

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled with family
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Thank lilmissunshine81
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Address: High St | Triscombe, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Taunton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 54 B&Bs / Inns in Taunton
Price Range: $101 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
There are few pubs these days that don't serve food, but how many go the extra yard? The Blue Ball has earned an enviable reputation as one of Somerset's finest pub restaurants through a combination of traditional dishes with a modern twist, an emphasis on freshness and seasonality, and an insistance on using locally sourced ingredients from farmers, growers and merchants who care as much about the quality and welfare of their produce as we do. ... more   less 
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Blue Ball Inn Taunton, Somerset

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