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Blue Ball Inn

) #69 of 211 Restaurants in Taunton $$ - $$$ , British,
High St | Triscombe, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
+44 1984 618242
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
High St | Triscombe, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to the Blue Ball on a Friday for a couple of drinks, we ended up leaving after only one. Frankly, we felt unwelcome and rather an inconvinience. The bar staff were far from offering a friendly welcome. Perhapse we chose a bad day...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a regular, I am a massive fan of Tim and Jane who have taken over the Blue Ball. Previously they had the Farmers Arms which tragically had a major fire and is closed for the moment. Thankfully for my family and for EVERYONE in...More

1  Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Intended to have dinner here but, one look at the place and its pretentious menu, we had a quick drink and left. The place has been jazzed up like something in London's Soho rather than Somerset. Enough said.

2  Thank wolsties
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked for an early evening family meal last night and we're very pleasantly surprised with the welcoming reception and delicious food. The haddock & chips were amazing! A great find, thank you Trip Advisor!

Thank SM_BHAM33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there one Monday. The pub/restaurant is a little quirky but very pleasant. The food is very good and the staff polite and efficient. Will I be returning? Yes, definitely.

1  Thank Offshore001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrating grannies birthday,8 of us including a lively 9mth baby boy descended on the Blue Ball. The friendliness and patience shown us was refreshing and much appreciated. The meal was splendid and the pave and rib eye steaks truly memorable. The only disappointment was the...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a family meal after a walk nearby. Used their car park and warned them beforehand that we would be having lunch here. Reserved tables for us and did very well to take orders for 13 people and cater for the vegetarians. Portion...More

1  Thank combat_wombat86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called in to the Blue Ball on our way home and I must say, although tucked away, it was very busy and friendly. The menu was full of choice and although lacking a children's menu, we were advised the chef would do small portions....More

1  Thank GreatFind_Cotswolds
Reviewed 18 June 2017

What a fabulous place loved my sea bream , steve loved the roast dinner The staff were lovely very attentive even if it was really busy

Thank 260michelle1234
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the quontock orchard caravan site and was out for a drive when we came across the Blue Ball inn. Went in for a drink....I have to say the staff were great served immediately and we went and sat out in the...More

Thank paul m
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Alistair r
24 August 2016|
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Response from | Property representative |
6 April 2015|
Response from blueballinn2016 | Property representative |
Sums up the previous owners Izzy, Please consider yourself welcome at The Blue Ball anytime. Cheers Ian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High St | Triscombe, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1984 618242
  • E-mail
Traditional but unique Olde Worlde Pub / Restaurant. Thatched Roof, Beautiful wooden interior and eaves which form the Bar and Dining Rooms. Relaxed informal atmosphere. Beautiful natural country beer garden with stunning views and surrounded by superb trees on three sides. We could go on but just come and experience it for yourselves.
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