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Blue Ball Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
High St | Triscombe, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
+44 1984 618242
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“beans” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High St | Triscombe, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although I have been here before my previous visit was many years ago, I remember it being very good so when I organised a family walk on the Quantocks it seemed the perfect opportunity to revisit this pub. Parking is slightly hidden opposite the pub...More

Thank PeterGarrett78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here as part of a party of 15 or so as part of a golf tour. One of our members lives locally so he recommended the place. It's a fantastic venue. Quirky layout, friendly locals and good range of beers and ciders. Dogs welcome...More

Thank Rhod J
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Our group of 9 adults all enjoyed our meals. It was the first day of a new menu. We enjoyed the sharing platters, both meat and veggie, for starters, then several of us had game casserole which was very good. One person had steak and...More

1  Thank Pat w
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Bill of £168 for a Saturday lunch (four adults and one teen) seems heavy for what was a rather average experience. Service really unattentive. Made the effort to specifically complain that the 'Venison Burger' was so dry that, even though all five of us had...More

Thank Clive Antique D
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My partner and I always used to stay over when we visited. On hearing the reviews that Ian wasn't mentioned, we presumed he had left (joy) and ventured out. Sadly we were wrong. One must go next door into the other accommodation for breakfast, where...More

Thank goldingy
Reviewed 11 October 2017

15 of us booked dinner at The Blue Ball. We were asked to chose our food about a week in advance (which is always a bit annoying but understandable). Never having visited before, we were quite surprised on arrival. The pub is fairly remote and...More

1  Thank Emms60
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We ended up just having a drink as we missed restaurant time. Very unusual place however staff were very unfriendly! Very young and didn't make conversation at all, some of the comments made Between staff in conversation should be said so others shouldn't hear! Not...More

2  Thank honekermrmichaelh
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We were running half an hour late and the restaurant was very accommodating which was kind. Lovely drive to this country inn. Delicious pave steak for two with amazing whisky and Stilton sauce. Dog friendly so we were able to take our two large dogs...More

2  Thank RedNoddy
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We needed somewhere to meet friends midway between them and us and some research uncovered the Blue Ball Inn. We are delighted that we found this pub – friendly, welcoming and exceptional food. Starters – soup of the day and battered prawns were all excellent...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We ate here for the first time on Saturday night, having heard very good things about the food. We liked the decor and the ambience as soon as we walked in, it felt like being in log cabin and there was a very cosy atmosphere!...More

5  Thank Carolanne W
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Alistair r
24 August 2016|
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Response from Mark B | Property representative |
6 April 2015|
Response from blueballinn2016 | Property representative |
Sums up the previous owners Izzy, Please consider yourself welcome at The Blue Ball anytime. Cheers Ian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High St | Triscombe, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1984 618242
  • E-mail
Traditional but unique Olde Worlde Pub / Restaurant. Thatched Roof, Beautiful wooden interior and eaves which form the Bar and Dining Rooms. Relaxed informal atmosphere. Beautiful natural country beer garden with stunning views and surrounded by superb trees on three sides. We could go on but just come and experience it for yourselves.
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