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The Bush Inn

Ovington, Alresford SO24 0RE, England
+44 1962 732764
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (21 reviews)
“roast beef” (13 reviews)
“fish cakes” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ovington, Alresford SO24 0RE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very much hidden location - amongst the forest - but not that far from a main road .. lots of outdoor seating. Good menu - and very tasty food

Thank C8275XRannr
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This very attractive pub should really only be visited after you’ve taken out a second mortgage. I can’t fault the food or the beer, but the bar service is poor and unwelcoming, while the drinks are massively overpriced. The food is also pricey, but, I...More

Thank elmhurst37
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Consistently good food. Slightly pricey but worth paying that little bit extra for good quality. Lovely garden location. Dog friendly. Lovely friendly staff. Esp the very tall blonde chap. Well done all.

Thank nicwwwww66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and always with superb service, a variety of good beers on tap in such a lovely quiet location.

Thank ptalbot4878
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I found this wonderful pub while staying nearby for a few nights, and wanted a good roast dinner ,we asked if they did a mixed meat roast ( not on the menu) and the chef happily said he would do it for...More

Thank biglee11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited The Bush Inn whilst spending a long weekend nearby with friends. Really lovely pub and amazingly good food. Highly recommend 😀😀

Thank paulapick187
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended the Bush in Ovington by the very helpful staff at The Itchin Valley Brewery and even though it was mid afternoon they were able to offer their full men. We had specials of the day and they were excelelnt. Service friendly and...More

Thank Catchmentsilk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

whilst this pub is located in an idyllic spot, it is understaffed. When we arrived there were 4 people at the bar and only one member of staff serving - it took over 10 minutes to get served - it would've been quicker for me...More

1  Thank batterplatter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for Easter Sunday lunch with my mum and we thought the service was excellent especial the lovely Bulgarian waitress , thank you 😊

Thank Elizac82
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here en route to Dorset for lunch. What a lovely pub in a great location. We were made welcome before we had even walked through the door when staff gave our dog biscuits in the garden! I overheard someone praising the slow cooked...More

1  Thank Cappy2108
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31 May 2015|
Response from Petro B |
Yes. I've been once and saw dogs there. I've also just made a reservation for 4 people and two dogs with no problems.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ovington, Alresford SO24 0RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Alresford
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 732764
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A lovely traditional pub on the banks of the beaiutiful River Itchen serving a selection of freshly cooked dishes including pub classics, fish and seafood and locally sourced meat, game and poultry.
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