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The Bushel and Strike

15 Mill Street, Ashwell SG7 5LY, England
+44 1462 742394
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck breast” (3 reviews)
“sea bream” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
15 Mill Street, Ashwell SG7 5LY, England
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice. We both had poisson, one with chilli, one without. Delicious. My tomato salad was good and himself enjoyed his med vegetables., skinny chips. Felt they weren’t ready for customers at 1200 still cleaning pipes and putting new barrels on. However good service all...More

Thank angelat163
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very pleasant lunch in the Bushel and Strike. Varied menu enjoyed by all, food cooked well and good choice of wines. Service friendly and efficient. Portions of chips were definitely party sized. Will be back soon

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just got in from the bushel and strike in ashwell. I cannot rate it highly enough. The food was excellent and plenty of it. Cannot wait to go ack and sample their a la carte menu. Staff gave good service and were really nice....More

1  Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at the Bushel and Strike twice since Darren and Philippa have started running it and we are so excited to have something new and different in the village. They are clearly very knowledgable and passionate about good food! We have been blown...More

Thank LucyBellaE
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Table of 20, service was amazing, food was amazing, best Gravy ever!!!! Definitely be visiting again soon for one of the themed nights! Thankyou Darren, Phillippa and staff. You’re doing an amazing job! Recommend the Scotch Egg!

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

EXCEPTIONAL Food Having read much about this venue and the recent change of management/ ownership we finally got round to trying out this gem in North Herts. We knew all about the picturesque setting and that from the layout of the garden that it would...More

Thank Alf R
Reviewed 7 April 2018

My husband and I have eaten here on several occasions since Phillippa and Darren have taken over. The food is excellent and the service from warm, friendly and attentive staff is most welcome. The atmosphere now is far more relaxed than in years gone by,...More

1  Thank Ashwellresident
Reviewed 4 April 2018

My family and I had lunch at the Bushel as it was under new ownership and were happy to discover that there were burgers on the menu (after I was just saying to my family that it was a shame with 3 pubs you can't...More

2  Thank dkjinlondon
Phillippa G, Owner at The Bushel and Strike, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback, all burgers are made by hand and weighed at 7oz which it says on the menu so can only apologise if it seemed small. Again we always try to fill the plate up with the fries as I...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Although the staff were very friendly and the starters quite nice, the roast was very disappointing. After a very long wait the roast arrived with uncooked roast potatoes and only one bowl of veg for 9 people. The chicken was almost as pink as the...More

5  Thank johannaxxxx
Phillippa G, Owner at The Bushel and Strike, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi Johanna thank you for your feedback, I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience, from my understanding 2 members of staff checked on your table a couple of times to check all was ok, even rectifying one of your groups meals by bringing me...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018

I've eaten in here a couple of times since Phillipa and Darren have taken over and from the start I have been very warmly welcomed. All the staff are knowledgeable and friendly and attentive to detail and need. We arrived without booking last night because...More

Thank Ashwellgirl34
Phillippa G, Owner at The Bushel and Strike, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words Darren chef/owner

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JustMeHerandtheDog
27 October 2017|
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is dog friendly .
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rodasharp
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
Meals
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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
Description
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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