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The Bush Inn

Ovington, Alresford SO24 0RE, England
+44 1962 732764
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • 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 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food, friendly environment, lovely smell. You can be there for hours without knowing! I really recommend it!

Thank João Manuel d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mid week evening meal which was nice plenty to choose from menu, waitress very helpful, food nice but a bit over priced for what you get example " four king prawns bit of salad and olive oil £7.95" apart from that portions OK, good for...More

Thank Martin Q
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We walked our dog along the river last week and saw the Bush and hoped to get a table but they were fully booked. Cleary that's an encouraging sign so I booked a table to take my father, husband and two children for lunch today....More

1  Thank ALV2012
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is one of my favourite pubs. The food in my experience has always been pretty good. The beer is well kept and there is some decent wine on offer though by the glass the range is rather limited. The staff are attentive and quite...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We went for a family lunch and whilst one can’t complain about the food, it isn’t spectacular and they seem to compensate by sheer bulk. The sizes are ridiculous and they only said at the end that it was possible to ask for a smaller...More

2  Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Attentive service, good food sensibly priced & great atmosphere. We were a group of 11 friends meeting for a Sunday lunch & not one of us were disappointed. Delicious !

Thank nobesfam
Reviewed 7 November 2017

After many excellent snacks, meals and drinks, our meal last week was very disappointing. The beef pie was overcooked, poor filling and terrible pastry. The other three dished my guests ate were at best average. The beer was far too cold and the pinot noir...More

2  Thank Rod B
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Been going here for years.. The last 2 visits for lunch were both below average. The main course salad was tasteless as was pudding, fool. The table and accessories were in dire need of cleaning. Ladies room was dirty and no paper. Its more run...More

3  Thank FernMalcolm
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Had a lovely lunch with family on 28th October. Smaller plate fish and chips (fab chunky chips) for my elderly mother and full size hake with buttered potatoes and fresh vegetables for my husband and I followed by double chocolate brownie and pistachio ice cream....More

Thank Shepherdfamily
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Found out about The Bush by looking at Google Maps and then reading the reviews. We were not disappointed. Despite the dismal weather,and being a mid week visit, we were greeted with a very warm welcome, The food and service did not disappoint - and...More

Thank jadasm94
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1 June 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
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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
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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