About Oakham, Rutland

Blue Ball Braunston Pub & Restaurant in Oakham, Rutland

Oakham is a small county town situated in the UK's smallest county of Rutland, which borders the larger neighbouring counties of Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire in the East Midlands Region. Oakham is home to some of the most prestigious landmarks including the Oakham Castle and the All Saints’ Church. There are plenty of interesting independent shops as well as weekly markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays and grassy parks to explore while you also enjoy the lovely Rutland countryside and Rutland Water.

Oakham is home to The Blue Ball at Braunston, just 2 miles away, the best place around town to sit down, relax and enjoy with family or friends. We have in-house chefs who prepare our signature dishes from fresh, seasonal, local produce that attract customers from all over Rutland, Leicestershire and surrounding counties who come to our restaurant in Oakham.

Events at The Blue Ball At Braunston

Keep up with upcoming events that take place at The Blue Ball. All year round we host exciting events that take place at our restaurant & pub in Oakham. We host a variety of events, from gigs to family events and more. Our events feature musical performances by world class musicians.

Restaurant & Pub Oakham, Rutland

Our restaurant and pub is a great place to enjoy wholesome meals and beverages with friends and family. Our menu offers a wide variety of healthy meals prepared directly from our kitchen by our chefs and staff. Experience modern British cuisine with some traditional dishes and the best selection of wines for you to enjoy. We also provide a catering service for events that take place at our venue, with food prepared by our chefs, one can never go wrong.

Parties & Wedding Venue Hire

Oakham is well known for its beautiful rural areas, the history and rich agricultural lifestyle. This makes it an ideal venue for weddings and celebrations. Our restaurant is available for hire to host anniversaries, weddings, parties, corporate functions and other events. We will also do the catering for the event so you not only save on costs, but have the advantage of having our professional chefs create gourmet food for your guests to enjoy.


Make a booking for our venue or reserve a table to dine in at the restaurant. Our restaurant is one of the main attractions in Oakham, so in order to avoid disappointment, we advise that bookings be made in advance.

You can also join VIP List to to be entered into a free prize draw to win a Meal For Two. VIP members have the advantage of receiving information about our upcoming exclusive offers and events, allowing priority booking.

Our Location

Location: Braunston Village near OAKHAM, RUTLAND
Often described as 'a hidden gem', The Blue Ball at Braunston is located just off the main Oakham to Leicester Road (B6047) which runs through the idyllic village of Braunston-in-Rutland. You'll find us at 6 Cedar Street, opposite All Saints Church. Put LE15 8QS in your Sat Nav.

Experience Rutland and Leicestershire’s countryside at The Blue Ball At Braunston in Oakham, Rutland.