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The Shoulder of Mutton

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have passed this restaurant for years and have never been in. We took the plunge last night and had a very good meal. The staff are very friendly and efficient and the food was good. There are open fires and a lovely atmosphere. I would recommend for a mid range meal. We used Tesco vouchers for the whole meal... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful country pub in an pretty location. The food was fabulous beef cooked to perfection and the steak and ale pie wowed my 10 year old daughter and partner. The landlords will and Mandy provide excellent service and our very clean plates spoke for the food. Kids loved the out door play area and befriending the cows in the field... More 

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Thank Clare M
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a while since we visited this pub but we were not disappointed with the food. The chicken and leek pie was delicious and the pork hock was lovely. Portions are really good and the veg is beautifully cooked. For dessert the ginger sponge and custard is well worth a try. The service was friendly and attentive. Overall this... More 

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Thank Sarah S
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit but it won't be our last ! We go back a few years with Mandy & Wil and wish them every success at the Shoulder of Mutton. What a very nice Pub, great facilities, lots of parking, country feel. On this occasion we had lunch and the food did not disappoint, Will's cooking is always a joy... More 

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Thank petmac2016
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

When we phoned to book a table they informed us that the pub was under new management and their card payment system hadn't been put in place yet so payment was by cash or cheque. We were a little concerned at it being that new but we were not disappointed, the menu choices were very good and the food excellent.... More 

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Thank MK1228
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We have just enjoyed a delicious, attractively presented meal to celebrate my wife's Birthday. The service we received was friendly and sensitive. Too full after the main sto manage the rosemary cheesecake and home made mint chocolate ice cream, so we decided to share...no problem just the right way to complete our meal. Excellent value, English Pub food at its... More 

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Thank Chris53P
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Despite the nice weather the manner of the staff left a lot to be desired. The food was a long time coming. When I asked how long the good would be I received a very curt reply indicating they were doing their best with a mutter that perhaps we should have gone to a fast food restaurant instead. Beer quality... More 

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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A stunning dinner, honest service, great beer garden for kids to muck about in. Great starters as well as fresh and thought through mains. Dog friendly, what more could you want from a pub? Worth the hour or so drive from the Big Smoke. Highly recommended!

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Thank Emily O
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner in a Friday night. We both had the rump steak. The best steak and chips I've had in a long time. The young barmaid who served us was very bubbly and obviously enjoyed her job. Well worth a visit even though it is tucked out of the way.

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Thank mark68east
Irene K, Owner at The Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to write a review of your visit to us. We are pleased you enjoyed your food and your evening. Thank you for your comments about the service you received from our bar staff, we will certainly pass on your comments. Thank you again for taking time to write a review, all comments are greatly... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

As a small group, we had to pre-order our food. I was not impressed with the very small selection or the high prices. However, I thought if the quality was good, it would make up for it. It wasn't. Also, we were not made to feel particularly welcome - almost an inconvenience. I will not be dining there again.

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Irene K, Owner at The Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. As we are only a small country pub with a small kitchen we do ask that parties of 10 or more pre order their meals so that we can ensure we have the quantities prepared to ensure that every customer gets their first choice of food. I am unsure from... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new management since November 2013.Nestled in the picturesque Buckinghamshire countryside, the Shoulder of Mutton prides itself on it’s friendly atmosphere, fine selection of real ales, beers, wines and home cooked pub meals. Whether you’re dropping in for a quick bite, a drink, a relaxing meal, or staying with us for a little longer, you can be sure of a warm friendly welcome from Pauline, Irene, Dave and Paul. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shoulder of Mutton

Address: Calverton, Milton Keynes MK19 6ED, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
Price Range: $82 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“room 6 was very nicely located first floor with nice views”
 of 5 bubbles RogerR903, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Great lower floor rooms for people with a dog/s”
 of 5 bubbles R7703OCclairem, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“ignore room ratings. I only ate there.”
 of 5 bubbles J4776YWpamelab, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“NO idea about staying there - but the food was AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just go for lunch!”
 of 5 bubbles 45renel, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask the staff.”
 of 5 bubbles louisedimes, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
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