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The Blueball Inn

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££ - £££, British,
The Beacon Countisbury Hill, Countisbury, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ND, England
+44 1598 741263
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (15 reviews)
“pudding” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Beacon Countisbury Hill, Countisbury, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ND, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a local stout (Mena Dhu) other than Guinness. We split the soup and Ploughman’s. It was all very good (best ploughman’s I’ve ever had). Service was also very good. We be back if we are ever in the middle of nowhere.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food,really friendly staff, and very dog friendly! And to top it off incredible surroundings with beautiful walks

Thank mrcharliementer
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Locally recommended to us. Excellent pub food. Very popular with the locals, we were lucky enough to get a table. Recommend booking, well worth a visit.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped at this pub on the way home from a beautiful day of hiking in Lynmouth. Very pleasant old world pub, with very welcoming staff. The food was amazing, my boyfriend is vary particular about his food and he loved it, he had the Beef...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We called in this pub for a quick drink half way through a countryside walk. The blue ball inn is situated up a steep hill above Lynmouth, a varied menu of traditional pub lunches and the Sunday roast looked plentiful and presented. The inn does...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Friendly welcoming staff, great food and atmosphere. Dog friendly, some favourites in our group was the Burger and mushroom linguine.

Thank gigi101204
Reviewed 29 March 2018

food was great lovely home made steak pie, curry fish and chips etc, dog friendly and great staff, even chatted to the manager and his dog, great parking, lovely all round, well done to all.

1  Thank CelticPeople1
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Came for some lunch in March. Real fires. Dogs are welcome and not just in the bar! Food really tasty -the Bolognese Jacket potato has the softest mince. Very well cooked. The ploughmans is good value - huge plateful. Defo get your 5 a day!!...More

1  Thank Jonah1
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We visited for evening meal whilst staying on holiday in Devon and the pub was warm, cosy and had a good atmosphere. We ordered our food, got drinks at the bar and sat down but unfortunately waited over 3/4 hour for our food to arrive...More

1  Thank Sterlands
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Back again for a short break, hospitality suberb as usual but unfortunately the snowy weather cut our break short as drifting snow was threatening to make our short into a long one. Looking forrward to our next visit in better weather.

2  Thank JaneE668
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29 December 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Beacon Countisbury Hill, Countisbury, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Countisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 741263
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