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The Blue Ball Pub

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Asheridge | Chesham, Chesham HP5 2UX, England
+44 1494 758305
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“banoffee pie” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“mixed grill” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Asheridge | Chesham, Chesham HP5 2UX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Came here with my walking group on one of the coldest days I can remember. After six miles of tramping through mud and snow, we were hungry and thirsty. So we were delighted with the huge portions they serve here and the good choice of...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really good old style pub with excellent home cooked food. Possibly the best ham egg and chips money can buy. Easily the biggest mixed grill in the uk and if you are a sucker for haggis look no further. All this washed down with...More

1  Thank PeterandGordon
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Four of us have just returned from here today. We went for Saturday lunch. The eating area was quite busy but there was no wait for a table. We had two scampi, one cod and a sea bass. All the meals were huge and very...More

1  Thank TIM C
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I regularly both eat and drink in this pub. I am the worlds biggest skeptic of special offers and bargains.....Not so with the 'Steak and a pint for a tenner' offer that the owners Carl and Margaret have on at the moment. Amazing value for...More

1  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Took my dogs in, but weren't really made to feel welcome. Maybe small ones are OK. Food looked good. Maybe next time, we'll go without dogs.

Thank Pete F
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I took my Mum for a nice quiet meal out. This pub always works very well. Really friendly staff with a good sense of humor. Lots of choices. The Haddock was superb and so were the ribs. Excellent beer too. What more could you ask...More

1  Thank simonandmiska
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The pub/ restaurant lies in a very pleasant rural location in the Chiltern Hills above Chesham. There is ample parking at the rear. The entrance is into the 'pub area' with a fireplace and L- shaped bar. Dogs are welcome and so are their owners....More

Thank bobfarrer
Margaret H, Owner at The Blue Ball Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

What a lovely review , thank you so much.

Reviewed 10 December 2017

This is the sort of pub I do not like. Ambience and garden are fine, but my heart always sinks when you see a very long menu, which means the freezer is employed. Food was poor, clearly from freezer, and service was slow.More

Thank lteast
Margaret H, Owner at The Blue Ball Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

So sorry that you didn't like our pub. I can only imagine that the so called slow service was because we were busy, otherwise that would not have happened . As far as the freezer issue that you have , I would like to invite...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

I am an occasional visitor to this pub, A little out of the way. It never fails. Good standard pub fayre and lashings of it.It is very popular and was crowded by 12.45pm. Plenty of parking.

Thank 30Verdemar
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visit here quite regularly. Particularly enjoy the Sunday lunch.....lots of vegetables as well as meat. Staff are friendly and welcoming. Lovely outside seating area, especially in the summer.

Thank Elaine J K
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10 September 2016|
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Response from GandCtripper | Reviewed this property |
The greyhound in Wiggington is not too far away and serves good food and has a decent garden. Best to book for the evening though as it gets rammed!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Asheridge | Chesham, Chesham HP5 2UX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chesham
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 758305
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