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“Quick friendly service” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The White Ball Inn

The White Ball Inn
Ranked #55 of 81 Restaurants in Tiverton
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Exeter, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Quick friendly service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

We visited around midday for breakfast and it was fairly quiet. It was quite hard to find a table with reservations. The food orders were quickly served. All of the breakfasts had did not fail to impress! Presentation was amazing in fact it was restaurant standard. The price is fair and you get what you pay for.
Only recommendation is do not order the blackcurrant squash. It does not taste like it, and afterwards you have pink stains on your teeth.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
tiverton
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“rubbish service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

cant get served at this establishment unless you know the spotty teanager behind the bar who knows you! tables take an age to be cleared after someone has eaten at them, stay well away or you'll be dissapointed.

Visited February 2013
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2 Thank andrew f
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Cullompton, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“what a let down”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

Like many others we always look out for and go to weatherspoons because of the value and atmosphere of the places. We had been to this one for a couple of lunch times so we thought we would take the kids to it as they always enjoy the meals. It was only 5.45pm when we arrived and we sat in the 'family area'. The food was ok but alas most of the family area was full of groups of lads on nights out even though they had a bar area.So we got to hear all about sex lives in glorious detail and loads of f and c not suitable for this page. Fine if it had been an ordinary pub or in the bar but not in the family area of a usually family friendly pub so early in the evening. Why have a family area if you do not maintain it as such. We had to leave.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Ourpetunia
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“It could be better”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

We live within Tiverton, which I have to say is lacking in good pubs and places to dine, so this pub has no competition. On the whole the place is clean, the food is your typical Wetherspoons, boil in a bag, with nothing freshly prepared, it takes no particular skill to serve this sort of food. It is value for money and you do get a good sized portion, recommend that you go early on Curry nights, by 7pm they have run out of the good old favourites and any specials that they might have. It is a shame that there is a new manager, who appears to be hell bent of jamming in loads of tables, why they have a dining table by the ladies loo is beyond me, this particular corner would be best suited for one or two of the slot machines that have now appeared, which look terrible!

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank Micksgirlfriend
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“the worst pub in town”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Never ever be persuaded to go any where near this place, it's never cleaned, plates hours old left on tables, and if you could get a member of the so called staff to stop talking you would be lucky, just read some of the other reviews about this place, I just wish Mr Tim Martin (owner) would visit, I believe even he would close it down??? I have been in other Weatherspoons places and had far far better. (I am and ex publican)

  • Visited September 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Mick T
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