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The Bushel and Strike

) #1 of 6 Restaurants in Ashwell $$ - $$$ , British,
15 Mill Street, Ashwell SG7 5LY, England
+44 1462 742394
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

Well a great little pub that has all the right things for a lazy lunch, good food, well tended beer and great staff. However do not tell the kids about the most amazing chocolate soufflé I have ever seen, of they won't eat anything else....More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed yesterday

Had a nice lunch Charlie's fish & chip was lovely followed by the cheese board Was excellent staff very friendly, and also very dog friendly, opposite the church which has interesting features you must look at the graffiti from 1348 ! Amazing

Thank 148mjf
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we felt in the way. There is no restaurant only a bar area which was busy. We chose roast turkey, we were served 4 thick slices of turkey breast, the turkey was of a spongy consistency and the vegetables were hard,there was no...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday lunch - roast sirloin of beef and halibut followed by pudding or an interesting selection of cheeses. The halibut was excellent, the beef tasty but on the tough side (surprising for sirloin) and puddings also excellent.

Thank TravellingLincs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a table with my friend Ali for a catch up and was delighted with the ambience, friendly service and most of all the amazing food absolutely delicious. The chef even came out to ask how our evening had been. Couldn't recommend this pub highly...More

Thank jennybayly1
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Impromptu Saturday lunch for our family of 6......and then we returned for seconds on the Sunday. Beautifully presented food dish after dish was well thought out and very affordable. By far the best pub food I have eaten in England. And their array of homemade...More

1  Thank Rosanna R
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

What a result! We came across the pub after a lovely walk in the surrounding countryside and we were greeted by a great server who made us feel at home. Sadly we did not get her name but she was so attentive and looked after...More

2  Thank Alexanders23
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here with family including 3 year old grandson who adores Sunday roasts but NEVER eats the meat. Until today when he demolished the kids roast turkey dinner - particularly the turkey!! The family enjoyed their food - mostly roasts except for myself - sea...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

joined friends for dinner and drinks on a balmy June evening. The food was really very good and decent portions too. Drinks good too. Service ok. Been garden spacious with tables spaced well apart. Parking adjacent to beer garden. View of the church from my...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A party of four, we were beautifully catered for in this lively and comfortable pub. Our hostess Lucy, took time to come and speak to us and chat pleasantly for some time, something I know some people may not like, but I find it adds...More

Thank ted2fbs
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Questions & Answers
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
USD 6 - USD 39
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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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