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#2 of 28 Bar in Boston
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US$7 - US$34
Bar, British, Grill
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

My husband and I call in here for a meal between 6-7pm when the menu is 2 for £15 but I believe the time has been extended now. We have never been disappointed with the meals. The service is efficient and friendly. We have booked...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

Booked a table for 13 people of all ages from 2 years to 70+. Taken politely and accurately. Arrived and table all ready, absolutely 1st class service no pressure no stress. Food was superb, from fish finger sandwich to steak, all well cooked and presented....More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 7 December 2019 via mobile

Visited previously and certainly gone downhill, so disappointed at the decline in quality of the food. The Atlantic Cod was so small, could have got better from a local chippy. Starters all deep fried yuk.More

Date of visit: December 2019
theballhouse, Owner at The Ball House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2019

Deep fried food is yuk... but you order fish and chips???? 🤔 Please feel free to pop in or give us a call as I have a recommendation for a good local chippy should you need one for next time you dine out 😊. Thank...More

Reviewed 11 November 2019

Eight of us went for an early dinner on Friday evening. Service was efficient & friendly. Beer was good, and gin menu was extensive. Food menu was varied, with a selection of vegetarian dishes alongside the pub classics. The food arrived quickly, portions were sensible,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 28 September 2019

We visited the ball house on Sunday for lunch. I can't fault the food or the service we received. The staff are always great at serving great portions of food. It's always well cooked and plenty if it. We go back time after time as...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 22 September 2019 via mobile

Myself and my partner visited The Ball House today for Sunday lunch, I have to say we were genuinely disappointed with the tight portions and poor customer service. I politely asked for some more meat as the wafer thin sliver of beef seamed incredibly stingy...More

Date of visit: September 2019
theballhouse, Owner at The Ball House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2019

To our customers that read this please note the following: On a Sunday we offer a SERVED Carvery. Our menu clearly states that you are FREE to REVISIT the Carvery for extra Vegetables and Mashed potatoes (so the portion size of the meal is entirely...More

Reviewed 20 September 2019

Booked for an evening meal via email and phone, both were confirmed. Very nice place with friendly staff. Quite a choice on the menu plus specials on the board. Group of five and we each found something we liked. Food was promptly brought to the...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 15 September 2019 via mobile

This pub is well appointed, quite classic style with a fabulous original fireplace. The menu was straightforward standard no frills pub food, which is exactly what we wanted. It’s good value and next time we’ll try the early bird menu after work for a mid...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

My husband took me for a surprise meal to celebrate my birthday and we had a great meal as always. Food was great, as were the staff. Another super evening in a great pub. Well done sharon and staff.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 2 September 2019

First visit, tradional pub inside, very good menu, 2 meals,for £15. Freshly cooked good food.Will go again.

Date of visit: September 2019
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26 March 2018|
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Response from matteblackmedia | Property representative |
Hi there. We are just about 2 miles from Boston Crematorium. We currently serve food daily from 12 noon - 2:30pm and again from 6pm in the evening. Please feel free to give us a call if you would like to book a table.
App didn't let me post on my review : Visited yesterday for a baby shower. In short, for two of us had to pay £17 for an extremely basic buffet of sandwiches (cheese, ham, Tuna, egg, none of which contained salad, just lettuce in the middle of the tray) mini sausage rolls, mini scotch eggs, bit of fruit, muffins (not enough for 1 each) and scones (the same). Very disappointing, £17 was enough to have paid for the whole spread virtually, unappetising, nothing hot served yet almost 20 of us there so will have paid in the region of £170. We've eaten from the main menu here and come away happy before, extremely disappointed by our experience yesterday. There was no 'table check' and the room we were in served as a corridor to all other customers to get to the toilet. Thank goodness the company was good.
15 October 2017|
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Response from matteblackmedia | Property representative |
I am sorry that you did not enjoy your recent visit, when the party was originally booked our basic food buffet is what was ordered which does not come with any hot food. This is something that we could have done if it was... More
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  • The Ball House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4