The Blue Ball Inn

4.1
8 Reviews
£25 and under
British
Welcome to The Blue Ball Inn!!

The Blue Ball Inn has a history dating back to 1385. a construction of a thatch over cob and flint provides the atmosphere of a bye gone age and a timelessness which is felt when entering this fine old Inn.

In 2006 Blue Ball has been destroyed by a fire and rebuilt exactly how it was in 2007.

Today a new management team accepted the challenge to raise up again the Blue Ball at its well known higher level.

Refreshed and refurbished, Blue Ball is ready to open its gate to all our lovely guests, communities and travelling people.

Lovely accommodations, warm restaurant with nice atmosphere and lovely food, bars, garden, function room, live music and so much coming up...!

The only way to believe us is to go ahead with your booking! Come to visit us and you will never regret!

Enjoy Blue Ball!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 8 people are saying
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4.1based on all time ratings
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4.3
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4.2
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AVan
London
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Staff were very friendly, it’s a very enjoyable location, it feels very welcoming. A definite plus are the gas heaters.
We are all a bit disappointed that the service was so slow, in our opinion was there not enough staff. That meant that we had to wait a very long time to order and by the time it was our turn, all the nice things were gone 🙂!
We had a very nice evening and will definitely give it another chance!

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Freezer
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Good to see the Blue Ball back to a good standard. Hope to see some continuity along these lines!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We got engaged that day and were treated to free Prosecco (and nosecco for the one driving!). We felt so treated. Very kind gesture and looking forward to going back again soon!

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debbieb
Berkshire
3 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great to be back. New management. New menu. It was just a bit too cold to really relax as New heaters weren't hooked up. Few hiccups with bits of service. To be expected with new staff and everything else. Steak and ale pie was fab!! Can't wait to get inside.

IF
IanF
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice to be back nice staff and reliable food, outside is fine, best to book

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emmab
London
3 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

For obvious reasons we had to sit outside, and it was very cold. Blankets were provided which was a god send.
The food is no longer pub food. this food is restaurant standard. We were pleasantly suprised. just what Sidmouth needs.
Staff wonderful too.

Im about to re book

RG
RosemaryG
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a meal for 5 outside.
The service was great, welcoming and friendly.
The food was delicious.
We will be back.

TC
TristanC
London
4 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Really cold evening with no blankets or heaters and waited for about 1hr until given any food. Pretty poor experience.

FAQs

The Blue Ball Inn is rated 4.1 stars by 8 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.