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“Disappointing”

The Blue Ball Inn Restaurant
Ranked #16 of 81 Restaurants in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed June 23, 2013

Food was tasty but the service was poor, the waitress couldn't even speak to us and there was a general lack of care attitude about all the staff. At no point were we asked if the food was OK or if we wanted a dessert or coffee.

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Reviewed June 16, 2013

We popped in for a meal one busy Bank holiday Saturday. Luckily we found a table,most people seem to have booked. Probably a good idea on a Saturday. The staff were very friendly and the food was very good. Mum in law had a rather hard Avocado on her salad , but the lady who brought her meal pointed this out and offered to remove it. She did, and gave her more meat. We will return .We thought our meals were very well priced and tasty, and even though very busy we were served quickly.

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Thank Wanda110
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Reviewed June 16, 2013

Was at a loose end on a friday night and decided to go for a drink, we ended up at the Blue Ball, had a pint and then noticed that it was steak night, as we had not eaten and to save on the washing up decided to have a steak, shortly after order the 2 steaks arrived with mushrooms,onion rings and chip, the waitress asked if we required any sauces and went of and got them. We really enjoyed our meal, nothing over the top, but like its says on the tin good old pub grub, friendly staff, and the owner working his butt of, not sitting back on his laurels as so often happens.

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Thank beenthereandhadagood
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

Visited here for lunch, although a little pricey the food was very nice. The atmosphere was lovely and everything you'd expect form a country type pub.

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Thank Cas S
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

Called in on the off chance on a Friday evening with a dog in tow, asked if they allowed dogs which they did as long as we didn't mind sitting in the bar. Just after we arrived the restaurant and bar began to fill. We thought we would have to wait ages for our food. We ordered drinks and food and only had to wait a short while for before our starters arrived. The menu has a good selection as well as a daily specials board. The food was reasonably priced, generous portions and well cooked and presented. We couldn't manage a dessert but on looking around again the portions were very generous. The staff were very friendly, efficient and helpful. Would recommend this pub to anyone but if you want to sit in the restaurant advise booking because it does get very busy. Must be well known in the area as he locals use it.

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Thank Lynda C
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