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The Blue Ball at Braunston - Country Pub & Kitchen

Add The Blue Ball at Braunston - Country Pub & Kitchen to your Itinerary


6 Cedar Street
LE15 8QS

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 366 reviews366 reviews

Tel: 01572 722135

The Blue Ball at Braunston - Country Pub & Kitchen. Pub, Restiarant, Oakham, Rutland, Couples, Families, Groups, Wedding,  Party, Lunch, Dinner, Local



  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Menus available in large print format - on request
  • Steps to main entrance


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Catering service
  • Licensed
  • Serve evening meal - Tues-Thurs 6-9pm Fri & Sat 5.30-9.30pm
  • Serve lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for - We cater for all your dietary requirement inc Gluten free. Please discuss when ordering.

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Families welcome.
  • Baby changing facilities - In both make and female loos
  • Children's play area - Small creative play area and toys, books
  • Highchair
  • Highchairs

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions - Please contact us to discuss your wedding reception or visit our website for outline info.
  • Beer garden
  • Chef
  • Conference facilities
  • Exclusive hire of restaurant - Private Hire and Events. Personal planning. Please talk to us about your ideas and wishes.
  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Groups accepted - Deposits and pre orders usually required
  • Live music - Live lunchtime Jazz, one Sunday each month plus one off live music gigs. See website "Our Events" page for info.
  • Number of covers - 70
  • Number of people seated - 60
  • Number of people standing - 120
  • Private rooms - Large Restaurant Room or whole Venue available for Private Parties, Group Meals and Weddings
  • Real log/coal fires

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking - Plenty of on street parking available
  • On site parking - 4 onsite parking spaces

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Al fresco dining
  • In countryside
  • Unique venue - Rutland's Oldest Inn: C17th thatched

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Very Good
  • Average
  • Poor
  • Terrible

Recent Reviews:

  • Rob C
    Oakham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Almost there
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th September 2018
    Initial service was satisfactory. However they got one of four starters wrong ... three companions had finished theirs before the fourth one arrived even though they went as slowly as possible. The... Read full review
  • Emma H
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Wonderful cosy meal with brilliant thoughtful service
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd September 2018
    We booked the Blue Ball for a meal after visiting nearby the British Bird Fair in the summer. We arrived early and were directed to sit by the fire in some comfy armchairs with a pile of newspapers... Read full review
  • mmcurios
    Huntingdon, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Good meal
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 27th September 2018
    Met up for family meal which included an 8 month old, had booked a high chair and we were impressed with the attention to detail providing spoons, bowls plate etc appropriate for age. Very... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Road Directions from Oakham:Head west on High Street B640 towards Cold Overton Cross railway lineTurn left onto Cold Overton RoadTake 2nd left onto West RoadContinue onto Braunston RoadContinue onto Oakham RoadSlight right onto High StreetTurn left onto Cedar StreetThe Ball is opposite the church.

Public Transport Directions

Public transport Directions:Bus or train to Oakham.Taxi to Braunston 2.2 miles.

Special Offers


    £10 of any 75cl Bottle of Prosecco or Champagne when you DINE with us this DEC 


    1st-31st DEC when you also eat with us.


    Just quote "FestiveFizz” to claim your discount 


    * 1 bottle discount per table/booking/visit

    * cannot be combined with any other offer


    Call 01572 722135 to book


    *Cannot be combined with any other offer

    * Max of 8 per table/discount

    * Does not apply to preplanned parties or group meals


    Menus/Opening Times/ Bookings:

    Call Us Now 01572722135







    Offer link: Tempting Offers

Opening Times

Open New Year
Open Christmas
Blue Ball (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Tuesday - Thursday12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday12:00 - 23:00
Sunday12:00 - 20:00
Bank Holiday12:00 - 20:00

* Pub Opening Hours Tuesday to Thurs
Open: 12 noon - 2:30 pm, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Food Served: 12 noon - 2pm / 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Open: 5pm - 11pm
Food Served 12-2pm & 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday Happy Hour 17.00 - 19:00

Open: 12 noon - 11pm
Food Served: 12 noon - 2pm & 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sundays & Bank Hol Mons Open 12noon-8pm Food Served 12-3pm
Sunday Happy Hour: 5pm - 7pm


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