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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2015

A good, friendly, informal Pub on the outskirts of Exeter, near the Grecians Rugby Ground. They have a good selection on the Menu and also a Specials Board, all five of us had different Main meals and no complaints, all were enjoyed. They have a very good Beer garden to the side of the Pub, handy for children.

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Letchworth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights in July. The accommodation was pleasant. No problems with the mattresses or cleanliness as other reviewers mentioned. The food was very good and great value for money. The reason I haven't rated it higher is due to our experience at breakfast. The food was good and generous, but we had to ask for sauces,...

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Eye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Had lunch with 3 adults, 2 children and 2 dogs. Lovely low ceilinged traditional pub. All the food and drink we had was great. A mistake was made with one sandwich but staff were very apologetic and offered to change it immediately. Would recommend.

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Maureen H, Manager at Blue Ball Inn, responded to this review

Thank you - it is our pleasure. We hope to see you again soon

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2015

On arrival was greeted by young gentleman who had just started working for company, He had to check if room was clean this was at 16h00 the other staff where horsing around. They had a maintenance guy in doing some bulb changes he looked pretty uncomfortable with what was going on, later on after a cold (NO HOT WATER) shower...

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Maureen H, Manager at Blue Ball Inn, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you that you have a bad experience with us. We take all complaints very seriously and I will be investigating this thoroughly. I would welcome being able to discuss this complaint with you personally and can reassure you I will endeavour to make sure that this does not happen again. Please feel free to contact...

Exeter
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Do Not go here if you are eating over the lunch hour. Despite being the only convenient pub for some distance and accessible to many large offices, the service is so slow. Meals arrive at the end of the hour, and you have to take them back to work in a doggy bag. Speed up people!! I even rang when...

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Maureen H, General Manager at Blue Ball Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sirs We are sorry that we fell short of our own high standards and thank you for your feedback. We will investigate your complaint fully and carry out additional training in all areas where it is required. If you would like to discuss the matter in further detail or I can assist in any other way please give me...

Purley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful pub from the outside with a gorgeous old bar and friendly staff. My only criticism would be that the restaurant is not really in keeping with the rest of the building & lacked character. The food was gorgeous though and beautifully presented

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Devon
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Went here for lunch a few times over the past weeks and I could not fault it. A range of real ales, kept well and excellent food. There is something for everyone, because their is the traditional part of the pub and a more modern part. Great atmosphere, helpful, approachable staff and a good experience. I shall be attending again!

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Chudleigh Knighton
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Arrived to meet family, got drinks at bar, told which table and went to sit down. Chairs weighed a tonne to pull out! Got menu's, very shortened version of what you see online! We had all looked online to see what we would like to order to make things easy and quick. Not so, some of us did not find...

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Corsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2015

When booking this on booking.com I didn't know what to expect. When I arrived it was lovely. Big spacious room. Comfy bed. I love what the have done with the place. The pub next door the food that they serve is delicious. I stayed here as I had to catch a flight to Crete from Exeter in the early hours...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2015

The food is good if a little on the expensive side however the accommodation is another matter. The bed was the most uncomfortable I have ever slept on, lumpy, hard and able to feel every spring. No curtains only blinds so light from 4am. Grout in shower dirty, cobwebs every where. It was noisy with traffic only feet away and...

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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
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family 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: $95 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“They only have 4 rental rooms one being a family, one twin and assume the others are doubles”
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“No real answer to that as I have always had room 2”
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