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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met two friends here for lunch and mainly chose it on ease of access from the motorway and not wanting to go to a 'fast food chain'. It was busy, vibrant and good. The menu is varied, food arrived quite quickly and was good. We shared a camembert starter, then went on to a Steak pie which was good,...

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived last night at around 7:30pm, the pub and restaurant was fairly busy and the atmosphere and ambiance was relaxed. Me and my partner went to the bar and asked if there was a table for two. The young lady on shift that day said yes please follow me and sat us down at a very pleasant table which...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten here two weeks before and was amazing and great service. Booked for 18th birthday surprise. Food incredible, waiter was great. 2 starters forgotten and had to wait, 1 main, a Caesar salad forgotten and came as everyone had finished. Waiter was so apologetic and I felt for him as not his fault, we were told to pre order which...

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a family Sunday Lunch and it was excellent value. The food was all freshly cooked and there was a good choice. Service was leisurely but in a way that meant you felt un-rushed and able to relax. My only real complaint was the layout of the tables meant that we were next to the loos and there wasn't...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in a family room, which had a single and double bed with separate shower room. the room was spacious, clean and comfortable. We had a meal in the adjoining pub, the food was good. It was very quiet, and we would definitely stay here again.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at The Blue Ball today and I am sad to say that the service was awful and food terrible. I was looking forward to my plaice with muscles which was one of the most expensive things on the menu but was extremely disappointed! The fish was mushy and then I had to remove what looked like guts...

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2Thank Steven O
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Exce,llent meal ,great service and atmosphere good home cooked food ,would recommend lunch ,something for everyone.Only thing I would say it could do with a bit of a makeover apart from that it was faultless.

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Brighton, England
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We are usually apprehensive when passing an extensive hostelry situated on a main tourist route, so were pleasantly surprised to be recommended about the Blue Ball having arrived at Exmouth (from Brighton). BUT knowing its location, we decided to take the plunge, and returned the following evening (In spite of a twenty minute journey). We were not disappointed. There was...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We eat here fairly regularly and the food is always great, and the beer is good too Excellent for any size group of people. Only warning is- don't go if there is a Rugby match on and you don't like Rugby, as gets very busy!!

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is the second family birthday party we have attended over the last few years ,and I must say ,being a thatched inn and in very lovely countryside ,we've had a thoroughly good and relaxing time . The waiters were attentive and the food was fine and a good choice , I have recommended The Blue Ball Inn to many...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Blue Ball Inn

Address: Sandygate, Exeter EX2 7LJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: €68 - €82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Blue Ball Inn Exeter, Devon
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“off junction 30 -1 mile and your there limited accommodation”
 of 5 bubbles daviddyr, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Although the rooms face onto the car park they are very quiet and beautifully decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles maj_jones58, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is nearest road; higher number might be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles YachtSuzannah, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They only have 4 rental rooms one being a family, one twin and assume the others are doubles”
  • Not very nice - general state of the shower cubicle
  • Not very nice
 of 5 bubbles Walkabout1, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“No real answer to that as I have always had room 2”
 of 5 bubbles spinerkop, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
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