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The Blue Ball Inn Restaurant

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Stevens Cross | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
+44 1395 514062
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Honiton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my visit to the Blue Ball, the meal was perfect, the ambience was cosy, and the service was excellent. Thoroughly recommend it for both couple and families.

Thank hardytriumph2017
Taunton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have often passed here on our way to Sidmouth. Unfortunately, it has never been appropriate for us to stop. However, today we were passing at 12 midday and stopped for lunch. We were very impressed with all the staff. The service was prompt, courteous and professional. The two course lunch we had, which was roast of the day followed... More 

Thank Coolcook
Winchester UK
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Went for Sunday lunch around 6pm. Really busy which tells a story. Food really great and very good value. Joints fresh as were vegetables - excellent

Thank MickDWinchesterUK
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Excellent buffet provided and all attendees were really happy with the quality of the items selected. Well done

Thank John L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely rooms, warm welcome, cosy residents lounge. Visiting with my mother who is 93 lovely single room for her with a double bed lovely view of front of hotel ample tea coffee biscuits bottled water in rooms washing accessories too. Down for dinner soon we've eaten here before and food good !

Thank Bruce G
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

After constantly being disappointed with food from many others pubs we have finally found the one! I've been before and always had the ploughmans sat in the beer garden which is lovely but you can't really go wrong with a ploughmans. Yesterday on a wet miserable day I thought I'd try the goats cheese and red onion chutney burger and... More 

Thank Samantha H
Fort William, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Another great return visit to this fabulous inn. Bedrooms are well appointed, warm and comfortable. The food as usual was excellent with a comprehensive menu and varied specials board. Good selection of different meats and seafood. The Sunday carvery was particularly good even right through to the end of service. All the staff are friendly and helpful and you can... More 

Thank Ingrid318
Honiton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I was not particularly impressed but also not dissatisfied. This Restaurant will appeal to people who are not into healthy eating but like their chips with fish and burgers etc. Just not my cup of tea. Obviously a subjective view.

Thank claude380
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed overnight for a family party nearby. Room was gorgeous and clean. Everything you needed supplied and so clean. Bathroom beautiful. I didn't have breakfast as met with family before leaving. A very comfortable and enjoyable stay. Would highly recommend and if in area I'll definitely return.

Thank BearHugs2014
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Really good menu, top quality pub and good atmosphere. Steak is excellent. Lots of fish and seafood choices. Nice selection of beers and wines too.

Thank Jakey C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stevens Cross | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 514062

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?