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The Blue Ball Inn Restaurant

€€ - €€€, British,
Stevens Cross | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
+44 1395 514062
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“onion rings” (7 reviews)
“pudding” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Stevens Cross | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a blessing I guess that my many years in the Hospitality/Private Service and Commerce trades in France/USA/UK made me someone who can recognise quality and service as such. We stopped at The Blue Ball for dinner as I wished also to review it....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank phdgillon
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been staying at the Blue Ball three or four times a year for many years now, and every time it has been excellent. Unfortunately it has changed hands recently, and our last visit was too say the least “disappointing “....More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Barry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is on the road into (westward) or out of Sidford and you could easily speed by without stopping. This is a large restaurant but split into distinct sections around a central bar area so it doesn't feel like a big restaurant. There is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lambiguity
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took elderly parents for lunch as they had been several months ago and they enjoyed it. No staff to be seen on entry, just one young lass sitting around the back writing reservation boards, 10 minute wait on drinks as she hadn't used the till...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank rusty-storme
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to the Blue Ball once a month for the past couple of years and it has always been extremely good and consistent. What a shame when we went this week and found only two choices of specials on the board and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank 513sharon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you'll see we have been to the Blue Ball before and its been excellent, Graham and the bar staff were as good as ever as was Jill when sorting our booking. But sadly the new management are going to have to sort out the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank TonyDT10EELL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a family for our usual carvery on Sunday........Oh dear. Frozen veg, packet stuffing, no more home made gravy and poor quality meat. Such a shame that new management appear to be cutting costs whilst raising prices, feel sorry for all the staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank DevonLady58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely pub ,good service. Food was ordered at bar. Bit cheap and cheerful but portion sizes were reasonable.This clearly is a very popular pub.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Banker6161
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch with my elderly mother, having not been for a while Very disappointing experience. Poor, disinterested service from the lady who took our order, who had non existent customer care skills. Didn't alert us to the specials board. Was very dismissive when I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank Nomad65999333257
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our local walking group found our way to Sidford for an excellent lunch and a well needed pint of Otter. I'm doing it for fitness and weight loss, so far it's a net gain!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Johnmotoguzzi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
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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