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The Furze Bush Inn

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The Furze Bush Hatt Common | Hatt Common, Ball Hill, Newbury RG20 0NQ, England
+44 1635 253228
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“duck stir fry” (3 reviews)
“quality ham” (2 reviews)
“gammon” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Furze Bush Hatt Common | Hatt Common, Ball Hill, Newbury RG20 0NQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to stay if you are looking for accommodation anywhere near Newbury it's very comfortable and clean and the staff are delightful 10 out of 10 highly recommended

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well situated in unspoilt countryside south of and within easy distance of Newbury this venue has long been well regarded and our latest visit showed just why. A warm welcome form the lady at the bar who served our drinks promptly and with a smile...More

Thank Lambourntraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a booked party of ten and this is of course not easy for the kitchen on a Sunday lunchtime. However, there was an absence of active management of the party, e.g. we weren't told when the table was ready, no drinks waiter, slow...More

Thank EmperorJustinian
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Been here three times in as many weeks, used to use the pub many years ago. Friendly staff, willing to please, good all round menu at a fair price. Love the ale pie! Taken my family and friends, all very pleased. Outside if the weather's...More

Thank Supersox2015
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The Furzebush team looked after us on Sunday afternoon. Nothing was too much trouble . We pre ordered the traditional Sunday main meals. Every one enjoyed it. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank P Banks P
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for n early evening meal after visit to Highclere. The food was all-round very good with generous portions and well presented and served. The belly pork was delicious as was the duck stir fry, and the veggie risotto. The starters of tandoori chicken...More

Thank billobe1
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My niece and partner were paying us a 2 day visit from Northumberland so booked a table for 4 as was told it gets quite busy. This came true and it was only a Tuesday enening! That's great for a country Inn. A very warm...More

Thank Andie G
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have been a few times for Sunday lunch and l can recommend the Roast it is lovely Beef, Chicken or Lamb and a generous portion, even the nut roast is one of the best that my sister has eaten. There is also a good...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We pulled up to this pub near Highclere Castle for a bite to eat with great anticipation. It had been recommended by a local after the pub we decided on from TA was closed, and it looked charming. We walked in and the most sour,...More

Thank saustin111
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We live a short distance from this pub/restaurant and although we enjoy trying new places to eat we always come back to the Furze Bush. The food is excellent and reasonably priced, and the local ales are also very enjoyable. The pub/restaurant has a lovely...More

1  Thank Giles F
Jules R, Manager at The Furze Bush Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Linda P
1 July 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
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, Wine and Beer, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
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
Traditional English Country Pub and Hotel, with extensive gardens and large restaurant.
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