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The Shoulder of Mutton

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Visited here tonight as we were staying up the road and wanted to dine at an independent establishment. We weren't disappointed! This is a lovely old pub with a roaring fire and contemporary restaurant. We were welcomed by a very friendly bar man who gave us as much attention as he did his regulars. Felt really comfortable, nothing was...

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited here on the 9th Feb 2017, and was greeted from the start with a warm and cosy atmosphere. The lady behind the bar was friendly, attentive and gave a great service. Was fantastic to see locally sourced produce was included on the descriptions on the menu. Will defiantly be back, thank you for a great...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

had planned to meet at another pub in the area but they were not serving food that day so went to the shoulder of Mutton instead and very pleased we did. There was just one member of staff on bar and waiting and she was lovely. Very friendly and attentive but not over powering. Nothing too much trouble. They had...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

With winding lanes to reach this delightful Pub/Hotel we were pleasantly surprised with our 'find' Gorgeous room very large with ensuite spa bath (worth paying a tiny bit more!) Very friendly pub with lots of locals with stories to tell....we were visiting the Arboretum so very helpful advice. Breakfast was gorgeous and filled us until well into mid afternoon !...

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Called at the Shoulder of Mutton to find a lovely fire to greet us. The meal was really good and plenty of choice on the menu and specials board have been three times now and will definitely be going again.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fabulous Sunday Lunch, home cooked and fantastic portion size. Worth paying the extra Pound to upgrade to all 4 meats. Serves until 7pm so ideal if you need flexibility on your Sunday. Great Customer Service from the new owner, we will definitely be returning!

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A new ownership has taken over the running of this popular Inn on a five year lease in September 2016 so early days but they have a good track record having come from the 'Horse & Jockey' Lichfield Good selection on menu of the usual 'pub grub' with extras on board to include two fish and two vegetarian dishes could...

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Barton-under-Needwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The new management deserve to do well, five of us had a superb meal last week and chef really knows his stuff. It is a quintessential village pub with quality food and should prosper now. Very gratifying to see it recovering to what it used to be.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights as we had an exhibition through work in Birmingham. Neil the landlord was incredibly friendly and welcoming. We ate at the pub on the Monday night and had a full english every morning, the pub has just started doing food but the standard was very high and freshly prepared. I would definitely recommend staying...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on a recommendation since the new owner has taken this place on. We only stayed for a drink on this occasion to check it out. The food looked absolutely amazing. Presentation and portion sizes looked spot on. Guessing it tasted amazing too overhearing the diners comments. Chatted to the new owner who clearly knows what he's doing and is...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a much loved community pub in the heart of one of Staffordshire's prettiest villages - Barton under Needwood. We're close to the A38, National Memorial Aboretum at Alrewas and nearby Lichfield and Burton upon Trent. Our B&B has 4 ensuite bedrooms and is currently being refurbished - we hope to reopen them in January 2016. We have a warm, welcoming lounge bar, more lively pool and darts bar together with a children's indoor play room, free parking and lovely beer garden. We serve home-cooked, comfort food - simple but delicious! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shoulder of Mutton

Address: 16 Main Street, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE13 8AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Burton upon Trent > Barton-under-Needwood
Number of rooms: 4
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