I recently made this pub one of my regular haunts and I can safely say the atmosphere is very friendly.
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Tuesday 30th October I was born At Manstone Ave but live near Ottery now I haven’t been inside the Balfour since I was was 16yrs old when Len Evis ran it. When I went in the Balfour it had 1 bar a snug room and...More
We ate dinner here on two nights. The food was very good as was the friendly welcome and excellent helpful service with a smile. Very good value for money.
Had a lovely lunch with my mum and daughter. Staff very welcoming and accomodating. Friendly atmosphere, would be great for those with kids. Food was served fresh, hot and very tasty. The menu has plenty of choice to suit most palates, quite a surprise for...More
The Balfour arms used to be a family friendly pub with a buzzing atmosphere. Locals used to enjoy drinking and eating in their local pub until Karen and Colin took over. Ever since then, the pub has gone down hill. The management have driven away...More
For the past couple of wèeks we have gone to the Balfour Arms Sidmouth for lunch. In the past the Pub has not had a good reputation for the food that they have provided. What a surprise ! The food was excellent and very reasonably...More
We stayed in Sidmouth and found the Balfour Arms online, popped in for an evening meal and had a great time, locals were very friendly and the staff were very welcoming, we would recommend this pub.
Living alone in Sidmouth I don't get out much and up until September I had a car and so when family came to visit we would normally go out for lunch. Last week my daughter came to visit and we wanted to go out for...More
We called in last Sunday on the recommendation of friends who'd recently enjoyed an evening there. Firstly the food was one of the best dinners we've had - and we were not alone - a lovely couple opposite could not believe the difference in the...More
Normally the opening hours are too late for me, though this time I had been to the supermarket next door, so the time was right. Manager was a little harassed with a problem with his coffee machine but soon put the phone down to attend...More