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The Bushel and Strike

15 Mill Street, Ashwell SG7 5LY, England
+44 1462 742394
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck breast” (3 reviews)
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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 2 days 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

1  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
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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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