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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 good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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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 24 March 2018

A group of 12 out for a day's walk in the Quantocks called in for lunch. We had booked a table, bit were told there was no need to pre-order our meals. Unlike a previous reviewer, we found all the staff to be pleasant and...More

5  Thank David H
Reviewed 18 March 2018

i have been drinking and eating in the blue ball since the new landlords have taken over, as a local i like to support local businesses however i find very few factors in which to do so. The staff have very little time in welcoming...More

10  Thank Elsie E
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Very quaint and friendly pub with excellent food. It is set away from the main road down a country and well worth a visit when you are in the area.

2  Thank David L
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Top quality food in a ambient environment. We had steak which was rare as requested and simply delicious. Excellent starters ..real ale ..great atmosphere...friendly staff

2  Thank westcountryracing1
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Told that we couldn’t sit for our reservation as we had a dog and our table wasn’t in the dog part of the pub. Noted that spare tables in the dog area were empty. No option given to swap tables. Will never frequent again. What...More

1  Thank seanos2015
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Ive been here several tines to eat and to drink.....the food is always fantastic fresh. The staff friendly and run this place so smoothly even when busy. Great character in a nice building will keep coming back as felt welcomed comfortable and will do anything...More

2  Thank sugarfairy91
Reviewed 22 January 2018

December 31st 2017 What a night that Jane, Tim and all the staff at the Blue Ball laid on this time. We started with olives and flat bread on the table, then a Greek Meze, which was a wonderful choice of typically Greek dishes, followed...More

2  Thank LoriMB
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Visited the Blue Ball Inn for a catch up with some friends - really lovely atmosphere with the wood burner, furnishings and friendly staff! The steak was fantastic, cooked to perfection! Would definitely recommend and will be visiting again in the future!

2  Thank Zoe H
Reviewed 30 December 2017

My wife and I had been out for a morning Quantocks walk near the old Triscombe Quarry. Being lunchtime, on our return to the car, we decided to see if the Blue Bowl Inn had a table for two. The landlord was most accommodating, finding...More

2  Thank johnhenden
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed an outstanding meal with colleagues at a pre-Christmas dinner. The food and service were exemplary. By far the best experience of many meals eaten in London, Bristol and Somerset in December.

1  Thank martingstraus
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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
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  • 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, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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