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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

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 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch on bank holiday Monday. Menu was a bit fancy, could have done with some normal pub meals. However, what we did have was lovely. Cooked to perfection. Staff nice and friendly. Nice meal out. We would return

Thank CarolHerts
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The above comment was made by my sister, on fb last Sunday evening, and also, I believe in her own right on Trip Advisor. We enjoyed a superb Sunday lunch of Sirloin Roast, with all the trimmings. Pleasant surroundings, and excellent friendly staff, rounded our...More

Thank Annie C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The fixed price lunch menu offers outstanding quality and value at £15.00 for two courses. The chef presents high quality ingredients and cooking and this is a venue we are always pleased to visit. The pea soup was exquisite, and the beetroot - cheese salad...More

Thank stargazy2015
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I have had lunch here many times with friends and family and must say we have never been disappointed. Excellent food, friendly staff and great value for money. Keep up the good work!

Thank JeanH727
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2 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$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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, 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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