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The Bush Inn

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 29/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from The Bush Inn
Updated 29/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$27
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews fish and chips pie soup beef sunday roast the river the pub beautiful location home made lovely lunch car park real ale itchen garden stream walks chalk
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Reviewed 7 March 2021 via mobile

A Nordic walking group, we had a great lunch in the outside marquee. The food was superb, we all tried different dishes and were very impressed. The service Simon gave us was unbelievable. He has amazing energy and is great fun. But very professional at...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Simon O, Manager at The Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Carolyn, Thank you so much for you're fantastic review. It was a pleasure to have looked after you all for the afternoon! I understand that your group will be returning very soon & we very much looking forward to doing it all again for...More

Reviewed 17 January 2021

We had a takeaway today and it was so good and recommend this pub for takeaway and when all pub reopens, I had the belly of pork and my wife had the beef.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Simon O, Deputy Manager at The Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2021

Dear Rabbits, Thank you for your kind words and support during these testing times for us all. So pleased that our fabulous Sunday roast's went down well with you & the family. We look forward to doing it all again for you in the not...More

Reviewed 22 December 2020 via mobile

Our walking group had a socially-distanced lunch in the marquee yesterday and Simon couldn't have been more helpful - the pub had even opened especially for us. The food was delicious too, we'll definitely be back!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Simon O, Deputy Manager at The Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2020

Hi Penny, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It's very much appreciated. We are so pleased that you all had a lovely time and enjoyed to food. Look forward to doing it all again for you in the not too...More

Reviewed 18 December 2020 via mobile

We stumbled across this 'out of the way' pub quite by chance after watching the Watercress Line Illuminated Train, this pub rounded off the most magically wonderful evening. The real fire crackled in the grate, bringing out the scent of the beautifully decorated tree and,...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Simon O, Deputy Manager at The Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2020

Dear Julie, What a wonderful write up! Thank you so very much for taking the time to leave your thoughts on your visit to us & for your kind words. We are thrilled that you all had such a lovely time here and at the...More

Reviewed 17 December 2020

Fabulous food and really friendly service. Faggots, venison and turkey pie all terrific. Good COVID measures in place.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Simon O, Deputy Manager at The Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2020

Dear Brenda, Thank you for taking the time to leave your thoughts on your recent visit to us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time here. Wishing you a very merry Christmas and much happier New Year. Hope to see you again very...More

Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

We stayed in the village had a wonderful meal on Saturday evening. We would thoroughly recommend and will be back when next in the area.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Simon O, Deputy Manager at The Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your recent visit to us. We are over the moon that you had such a great time and can't wait to do it all again for you very soon! Wishing you a...More

Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

Very warm and welcoming staff. We chose the pork and pheasant on the menu and both absolutely loved our meals.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Simon O, Deputy Manager at The Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2020

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your recent experience here with us. We are delighted that you both enjoyed our dishes of locally sourced ingredients and the picturesque surroundings in which the pub sits. May we take this opportunity to wish you...More

Reviewed 7 December 2020 via mobile

Warm welcome for people and dogs right by beautiful River Itchen along The Watercress Way trail Good food -and choice too Biscuit for k9! Marquee with heaters for outdoor eating loaned by local community Log fires for indoor bubblesMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Simon O, Deputy Manager at The Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2020

Dear Kim, Thank you so very much for your continued support and for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time spent with us & look forward to seeing you on your next...More

Reviewed 3 November 2020 via mobile

A wonderful evening in one of our local pubs for a pre lock down family meal. The GF fish and chips are great as are the classic steak and ale pieMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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129simono, Deputy Manager at The Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2020

Dear Andrew, It is always lovely to see you back here at The Bush Inn and many thanks for taking the time to write such a great review. Thank you so much for your continued support in these testing times for us all. For this...More

Reviewed 1 November 2020 via mobile

By far the best roast we’ve had out in a long time! I had the roast pork belly and it was absolutely faultless. My partner had roast chicken which was incredibly flavoursome. Friendly staff and a really cosy atmosphere. We’ll be back!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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129simono, Deputy Manager at The Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2020

Dear Frances, Thank you so much for your wonderful review on your visit to us yesterday. It was a pleasure to have had the chance to look after you both and we are so glad you enjoyed your time here so much. We look forward...More

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Martin R
22 July 2018|
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Response from nigel b | Reviewed this property |
They do smaller portions on fish and chips, ham egg and chips. Plus a few others.
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dave d
31 May 2015|
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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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Frequently Asked Questions about The Bush Inn

  • Yes, The Bush Inn is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

  • The Bush Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 4