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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)
Closes in 18 min
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
15 Mill Street, Ashwell SG7 5LY, England
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Weeley1
Reviewed 18 August 2017 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 18 August 2017

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
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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$41
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, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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