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The Bushel and Strike

15 Mill Street, Ashwell SG7 5LY, England
+44 1462 742394
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
15 Mill Street, Ashwell SG7 5LY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our pre Christmas dinner catch up with friends who were up from the city. Lucy was great as always and Martin out did himself in the kitchen. Josh and his colleagues did a fabulous job of serving us - as they always do....More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous atmosphere gorgeous food. Meet friends here and a lovely lamb shank. Excellent value. Would highly recommend but you will need to book in advance.

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I don't know where to begin. Thank you Lucy and all your team for giving our Daughter and Son in Law the most fantastic Wedding Reception. Your help & advice from the moment we met you last year to the actual day was excellent. The...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Our friends live in Eaton Socon and we live in Welwyn Garden. In order for neither of us having to travel too far,we plumped for Ashwell. We found this lovely place called Bushel and Strike. The food was delicious and the service exellent. My husband...More

Thank GabrieleLong
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Booked in here for an early supper on a busy Saturday evening. The welcome was warm and friendly, the bar staff exceptionally smart and polite, drinks available where comprehensive and the cask ales well kept. Our meal was well presented and very satisfying as was...More

Thank JustMeHerandtheDog
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We booked the function room for 25 people for a special 65th Birthday was given a lovely menu to make our choices. To then be told a week before that actually we all have to have the same off of the menu. How awful especially...More

3  Thank sophie w
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I recently went on a mission to find the best gastropubs in the North Herts area. One of the places on my list to visit was The Bushel and Strike so my wife and I thought we'd put it to the test and visit on...More

1  Thank DJBobHoskins
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Visited on Tuesday 12th Sept for lunch. Nice setting but some of the seating looked uncomfortable. However the food was excellent. The service was slowish as the place was not full when we arrived but soon filled up. Spouse had two starters and a pudding...More

Thank YeOldOne
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing lunch at the Rose - great atmosphere and good honest home cooking. Tend to frequent the Rose at least once a week and sometimes even 3 times a week. Locals are welcoming and the furniture (Dave who sits in the corner) is a good...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Arranged a Ruby Anniversary Lunch with our friends a party of about 50 Wonderful food with special variations for allergies etc catered with imagination. Wines well matched from their list, good value and quality. Service was discreet, efficient and most professional. We and our guests...More

Thank Ann H
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27 October 2017|
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is dog friendly .
3 September 2015|
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Response from lucyatthebushel | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do have have several dishes on the menu which are gluten free and since Martin makes all the food freshly to order he is able to adapt dishes to suit. We look forward to seeing you soon, Lucy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Mill Street, Ashwell SG7 5LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Ashwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 742394
The Bushel & Strike is a beautiful country pub located directly opposite the impressive Ashwell church. We pride ourselves on being a haven for those seeking great food, well kept cask ales, a good wine list and an old fashioned warm welcome. Children, dogs and wellies/walking boots are welcome!
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