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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 - 388 reviews388 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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  • Average
  • Poor
  • Terrible

Recent Reviews:

  • Reiki2019
    Trip Type:
    Idyllic meal with partner
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    Lovely seasonal meal. Good portions and fresh tasting. Good service and quaint setting. Would return. Reasonably priced. Read full review
  • ljfreer
    Leicester, United Kingdom
    Great food
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    We celebrated our anniversary at The Blue Ball and loved it. Food was delicious and we splurged and had dessert as well. We don't usually do that as our main course is always plenty for us. Friendly... Read full review
  • Barb W
    Trip Type:
    Nice cosy restaurant
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd April 2019
    Nice cosy restaurant with a good varied menu, something for everyone. Well cooked tasty food at a reasonable price. Staff were friendly and helpful without being overbearing. This is a comfortable... 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


    TUES-FRI LUNCHTIMES throughout April 


    Just quote “LUNCHFORLESS” when asking for your final bill to get 25% OFF YOUR TABLE’S LUNCH FOOD BILL!* 


    Call 01572 722135 to book


    * Cannot be combined with any other offer

    * 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 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
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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