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The Bushel and Strike

15 Mill Street, Ashwell SG7 5LY, England
+44 1462 742394
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baked cheese” (4 reviews)
“souffle” (6 reviews)
“broccoli soup” (2 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 4 days ago 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

Thank sophie w
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently went on a mission to find the best gastropubs in the North Herts area. One of the places on my list to visit was The Bushel and Strike so my wife and I thought we'd put it to the test and visit on...More

Thank DJBobHoskins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on Tuesday 12th Sept for lunch. Nice setting but some of the seating looked uncomfortable. However the food was excellent. The service was slowish as the place was not full when we arrived but soon filled up. Spouse had two starters and a pudding...More

Thank YeOldOne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing lunch at the Rose - great atmosphere and good honest home cooking. Tend to frequent the Rose at least once a week and sometimes even 3 times a week. Locals are welcoming and the furniture (Dave who sits in the corner) is a good...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Arranged a Ruby Anniversary Lunch with our friends a party of about 50 Wonderful food with special variations for allergies etc catered with imagination. Wines well matched from their list, good value and quality. Service was discreet, efficient and most professional. We and our guests...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ashwell is close to home so it's easy to take it for granted, but it is a pretty village dominated by a huge church. The Bushel overlooks the church. We went for our silver wedding anniversary lunch. Tremendous! One of the best cheese soufflés ever-...More

Thank Keithrow
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I had the pleasure recently of dining with friends in The Bushel & Strike in Ashwell. The service there was exemplary and complemented the very high standard of the cuisine. The menu choice is varied, exciting and makes for difficulty decisions. Each course was delicious...More

1  Thank Roger1950
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A lovely little pub with delicious food and the most fantastic deserts! Lovely friendly staff and great atmosphere. Definitely a favourite for a relaxed evening out.

Thank hettysclater
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I am a regular here and the food is always fantastic. Tonight however, I felt it necessary to start a trip advisor account. Tonight I have had possibly the greatest meal of my life. The lamb was breathtaking and everyone at the table concurred. The...More

1  Thank richard w
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The food was tip top. The service was a tad slow but okay, professional and friendly. But we were given a church pew and an upright chair - incredibly uncomfortable. Most other seats looked better so my advice is to check when booking that you're...More

1  Thank Weeley1
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Questions & Answers
3 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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$40
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
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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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