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The Golden Ball Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Whiston | 7, Turner Lane, Rotherham S60 4HY, England
+44 1709 726911
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Whiston | 7, Turner Lane, Rotherham S60 4HY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came for a mothers day treat and not been in here since at least 2002 , but mum wanted local to her , I know how nice admiral Rodney is in Sheffield and its same chain. We arrived a bit early , was very...More

Thank smartin770905
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my mum today for mothers day and it was so disappointing. The food was appalling and we didn't even get our full meal. They were closing at 8pm for a refurb and had already started to pack away everything behind the bar even though...More

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband treated ourselves to a pm out. Had a look lovely meal. The food was very good and so was the service. Will definitely be returning again soon.

Thank Whitton2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited the Golden Ball a few times for food and have never been disappointed. This time we opted for the 3 course for £18.50 starting with mushrooms, then steam then a brownie. Food was presented beautifully and was cooked to perfection. Portions were...More

Thank Taarrnya W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on our travels to see family in South Yorkshire. Food was delicious and the service was fabulous, would definitely visit again, my Mums a coeliac and they catered for her well.More

Thank Katy W
General Manager A, Manager at The Golden Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Katy, I am pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit with us as we do strive to ensure every guest has a wonderful time when in our establishment. It is also nice to know that we catered for your mums...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Sunday booked a table last minute on line Arrived a few minutes early but was made welcome and told table would be ready shortly The manageress went to see if our table had been vacated She returned to say apologies but they hadn’t...More

Thank Phil L
General Manager A, Manager at The Golden Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Phil L Thank you so much for this amazing review! We're really glad that you felt welcome when you arrived - this is something that means a lot to myself and the team. Its great to read that you all enjoyed your visit yesterday...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I have eaten here a couple of times now. Excellent Sunday lunch, really tasty and got offered extra veg and gravy which was a nice gesture. Ate here on Saturday lunch time, food was excellent. On both occasions the service has been...More

Thank s0phieh23
General Manager A, Manager at The Golden Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi s0phieh23 Thank you so much for your great comments and taking the time to leave this review. We pride ourselves on great food and also great service here at the Golden Ball and I'm glad to read that this was the cas on your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having heard good reviews, we decided to try The Golden Ball for a special family Sunday Lunch. We were asked to pre book meal choices to avoid disappointment. Very comfortable and pleasant interior. The waitress that waited upon us, a lady with dark hair &...More

1  Thank Lesley Ann F
General Manager A, Manager at The Golden Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lesley Ann F Thank you so much for a great 4* review. We're so glad that yourself and your family enjoyed your visit to The Golden Ball and I will make sure I passs your comments on to the kitchen team and also your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst visiting family we booked a tables for four, one customer being a wheelchair user. Whilst I had to carefully manoeuvre my electric wheelchair in the doorway I did get in. Once in we were shown to our table and viewed the menu. I have...More

Thank Tracy M
General Manager A, Manager at The Golden Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tracy M Thank you so much for your fantastic 5* rating, these great reviews mean so much to us here at The Golden Ball Its lovely to read that we could cater for your dietry needs - this is something that Vintage Inns are really...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 of us ate here on Friday evening having booked the table on line. Arrived 15 minutes early but everything was fine, our table was ready & waiting. Lou explained all the different menu options and we all opted to order from the fixed price...More

Thank Tiger8MiddleEngland
General Manager A, Manager at The Golden Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tiger8MiddleEngland Thanks so much for taking time to leave us a great review - we really do apprecite it. Its nice to read your positive feedback and I will be sure to pass your comments on to the kitchen team and Lou - she'll be...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whiston | 7, Turner Lane, Rotherham S60 4HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Rotherham
  • Phone Number: +44 1709 726911
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The Golden Ball Inn in Whiston is a country pub with a comfortable and relaxed dining area oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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