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The Blue Ball Inn Restaurant

€€ - €€€, British,
Stevens Cross | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
+44 1395 514062
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (38 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
“pudding” (21 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 1 week ago via mobile

Great pub good food, parking across road so careful when crossing,nice garden. Good menu, small meals for kids or small appetites.

Thank Shazza O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this pub today for a family celebration. 4 of the party had carvery whilst 3 ordered from the specials board. Orders are placed at the bar. We were advised someone would let us know when the 3 specials were on their way so those...More

4  Thank 61Heather
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful family meal here. We didn’t have a booking but the very welcoming staff managed to fit us in. There was something for each of our contrasting picky tastes including the kids. Cannot recommend this place enough. Thank you

Thank StMarley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely Inn but had better food. The staff could be friendlier, once our food had been delivered they never came to see if everything was ok and kept walking past our table to see if we had finished. Felt very rushed. Sorry but won’t be...More

2  Thank Channel09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous place to eat our 3rd visit it never fails to impress my dad is a fussy so and so and in all his 80 years says the steak and ale pie is the best he has ever eaten!!!! I had the lobster last time...More

1  Thank carolineast123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on Friday night and we all had steak dinners as it was 'steak night'. They were all well cooked to order an absolutely delicious. Good beer (Otter) and very friendly staff. Lucky to get a table as it was very busy, but glad we...More

1  Thank mcgfarnborough
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife.motger in law and I stopped at this pub for a drink on our way home from Lyme Regis. My wife who ordered the drinks asked for two pots of tea and a Carlsberg Extra Cold for myself . The tea was cold and...More

5  Thank Tony D
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Visiting the Blue Ball with family, including young children, we were reminded of how family friendly this pub is. We were a group of 9 for an early dinner, and service was efficient, meals were served promptly, and were freshly cooked and generous. Drinks service...More

1  Thank carole h
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We visited the place on Saturday morning for a breakfast. We had 6 year old with us and two dogs. Staff was very friendly and couldn't do enough for our daughter. Breakfast was lovely and came out HOT! So many places serves full English warm...More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This was our 3rd overnight stay at the Blue Ball on our way down to Cornwall. An earlier than expected arrival I thought our rooms wouldn't be ready, but on check-in Stuart checked with Housekeeping and we were able to unload our luggage before going...More

2  Thank wltraining
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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