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The Bush Inn

Ovington, Alresford SO24 0RE, England
+44 1962 732764
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“pudding” (20 reviews)
“roast beef” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ovington, Alresford SO24 0RE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first lunch on a walking weekend in NewAlresford and it didn't disappoint. They coped really well with our group of 21 people. The service was excellent as was the food, I had a fish gorgon ciabatta which was superb. Booking for as...More

Thank RayScrivens
Reviewed 4 days ago

My partner and I had dinner at this pub last night. It was easy to book a table by phone and there was plenty of parking space when we arrived. The pub is very cosy and welcoming and is decorated in a modern country style....More

Thank Barleyliz
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Bush Inn in Ovington is not the type of pub that you come accross accidentally - it's really off the beaten track. We were taken there by friends it is an old Country pub set in a wonderful location with river walks nearby. The...More

Thank AvidTraveler12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived on a warm lunch time and ordered food.Was told there would be a 40 minute wait but this was not a problem as the garden is a great spot. After an hour I enquired as to where our food was and the barman said...More

Thank frederick997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely welcome,nice quaint atmosphere.Good menu choice.Service became less as the place became busier and busier.The young men were rushed off their feet.

1  Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely quiet pub situated on the crystal clear river so perfect to have a stroll before you eat. Delicous meal - I personally had the warm quinoa salad with haloumi. My husband had steak and said it was perfect.

Thank PetalDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to take the dog plenty of seating in Garden , car parking space adequate Food good , service very good, non alcoholic drinks expressive

Thank busher1441
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reviews seem to be variable for this lovely pub in a great location so we have always been reluctant to eat here. We have generally just had a drink and enjoyed the beautiful river nearby. This time we decided to try and food and were...More

Thank pettirosso
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty place but average food. Think they could do better than this but it's a delightful stop off in beautiful countryside and the staff were friendly and efficient

Thank Susannaruth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great friendly pub set in a beautiful location. The river walk is fabulous, a dog friendly pub with great food. The portion size is rather small but the food is very tasty and clearly cooked to order, service can be a bit slow mid...More

1  Thank SurreyGirl27
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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