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The Furze Bush Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
The Furze Bush Hatt Common | Hatt Common, Ball Hill, Newbury RG20 0NQ, England
+44 1635 253228
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Furze Bush Hatt Common | Hatt Common, Ball Hill, Newbury RG20 0NQ, England
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been going to the Furze Bush at least twice a month for the last 5 years. Usually sit in the bar area as like the atmosphere in there especially in the winter with the fire going. We have never had a bad meal...More

Thank 150wendy2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with good service. The disappointing bit were the burgers which were just dry and tasteless. It really need something adding such as tomatoe, lettuce, pickle, relish or something other than just being cheese and meat in dry bread. I know there is a...More

Thank Bradfordboy731
Jules R, Manager at The Furze Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We take all feedback seriously and are always looking to improve. I am sorry you didn't enjoy your meal as much as we'd hope. Our burgers are all made on site and cooked fresh...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely little pub in the countryside this is, location its out of town but worth the little drive out or the fresh air experience. On arrival we had a drink in the bar before going to sit down as we were waiting for...More

Thank Henry9389
Jules R, Manager at The Furze Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We take all feedback seriously and are always looking to improve. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal, I can only apologise for our manager taking phone calls while serving, this is obviously not ideal...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018

Really great warm welcome table was ready and waiting. Staff were very friendly helpful and amusing. Nothing was to much trouble as we asked for various extras which included a cheese board which was not on the menu. They had laid on a egg hunt...More

Thank desr22
Jules R, Manager at The Furze Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Always find the food here to be well prepared and cooked nicely. Starters are like main course...we had Camembert and Prawn Cocktail followed by Seabass and Duck which were cooked just right. Good waiter and chatty....a lovely homely pub right on our doorstep and very...More

Thank Angel01Berkshire
Jules R, Manager at The Furze Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Great experience from start to finish happy staff, food was piping hot and looked and tasted lovely, also had pudding which was equally good will definitely be going back.

Thank Derek A
Jules R, Manager at The Furze Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Called in on the way home what a fantastic country pub. Great staff great food. Sunday roast best we have had for a long time steak and ale pie was also top drawer but the bread and butter pudding with custard was to die for....More

Thank jonnyboy78
Jules R, Manager at The Furze Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

Thank you for your kind review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

Last here in October with friends, it was good then & just as good if not better this time. We had starters consisting of duck pate & the prawn salad which we all enjoyed, the main meals were scampi, fish & chips, steak & ale...More

1  Thank Sandie-mitch
Reviewed December 9, 2017

On a cold wintry evening we were warmly greeted by the friendly bar tender who organised drinks gave us menus and then took our order without fuss and with a warm smile and friendly chatter The meals arrived without undue delay and were both excellent...More

Thank Lambourntraveller
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

We love this place so much that we rarely end up anywhere else when eating out these days. I have sampled a lot of the menu, and have really enjoyed everything. The huntsman chicken breast burger is just amazing. Staff are lovely and are always...More

Thank Kath L
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Linda P
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Jules R | Property representative |
Many of our dishes are gluten-free, and others can be adjusted to become gluten-free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $27
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Furze Bush Hatt Common | Hatt Common, Ball Hill, Newbury RG20 0NQ, England (Formerly Furze Bush Inn)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 253228
  • E-mail
Description
Traditional English Country Pub and Hotel, with extensive gardens and large restaurant.
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