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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Beacon Countisbury Hill, Countisbury, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ND, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

2  Thank Phillip_Leslie_1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Posting this again because it was accidentally posted in the hotel section! We came into the Blue Ball Inn because I had swallowed my male pride and went to ask for directions back towards Lynton. The lady behind the bar was kind enough to answer...More

Thank Stuart T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well what can I say? We thought everything was first class. Our room was clean and quiet. the food was top quality and very well presented. The staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. There was a wonderful atmosphere in...More

Thank briarrose12
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We walked the Julia Bradbury walk from Lynmouth river mouth up the valley to Riversmeet (tea & scones) over the valley top taking us to the Blue Ball Inn on a circular walk back to Lynmouth a great short stay location. the Blue Ball Inn...More

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Ate here for two evenings. A locals pub full of character. Friendly happy staff. Excellent food. It was my birthday and they decorated the table a nice touch. Plenty of parking .

Thank lynebbs
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It was our first visit to the Blue Ball Inn. We were a party of 11. We were put in a rear room so had no customers with us so not much atmosphere. To be fair, we were laughing a lot so perhaps just as...More

Thank Kathmandutime
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Dropped in for an evening meal. I have stayed here on an number of occasions. It must be one of the most perfect pubs in Britain. Old and atmospheric with great ale and food. We just love it.

Thank JaneCarnegie
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Set in rolling hills not far from Lynmouth this old coaching Inn is a great place to stop, for both walkers and at the top of the main drag out of Lynmouth. It has a large car park and also has a large outside patio....More

Thank DVPA
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Very nice place, lots of parking on the opposite side of the road. Nice choice on the menu and staff friendly. Only complaint that I have was the ham, would have liked real ham off the bone. For the type of place processed ham was...More

Thank Sharon B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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