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The Bushel and Strike

15 Mill Street, Ashwell SG7 5LY, England
+44 1462 742394
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • 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 4 days ago

A really welcome change from the usual predictable pub food. I had a halloumi salad full of interesting ingredients, which was delicious. My husband had a burger with their homemade bun, and he really enjoyed it. Very reasonable prices too. Looking forward to our next...More

Thank sometimesong
Reviewed 1 week ago

So it was very sad to see Martin and Lucy leave the Bushel, but we were interested to see what the new landlord and landlady, Darren and Philippa, would bring to the pub. Visited in the evening for drinks and food. Darren and Philippa are...More

Thank Allie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...the current owners are leaving. First time at The Bushel and Strike and wished we'd found it before. Great atmosphere, lovely welcome and service and fantastic food. Prices were pretty reasonable too. I understand the owners are looking at a new restaurant project.We'll certainly keep...More

Thank snikiel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a refined restaurant pub. Excellent Sunday menu with some really tasty plates of food. Nice atmosphere and service. Clear and open with good disabled access.

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We chose this pub for a family celebration lunch because it is dog friendly. Although originally from the area it was the first time visiting the Bushel and Strike. It will definitely be first on the list for the future. We were made very welcome...More

Thank SHDC-Dancer
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

You really must go and try the celeriac soup it’s creamy and one of the nicest soups we have ever tasted. This was very good pub grub in lovely surroundings. The service was great such friendly people. This is also very reasonable £20 for 3...More

Thank susansh47
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We were on a 17miles walk and reached the pub after 10miles. It was cold and wet so the fire was welcome and we sat at the bar to take advantage of the warmth. Most of the tabes were reserved for Sunday lunch. We only...More

Thank Laoghaire73
Reviewed 3 January 2018 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 17 December 2017 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

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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$42
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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