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The Shoulder Of Mutton

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Pub, Gastropub, Eclectic
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Church Street, Little Horwood MK17 0PF, England
01296 713703
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pleased to see still open

This is a fine Village pub, glad to see it is still open as many country pubs are struggling and this one is out of the way. They have a friendly approach - nice menu - good ale and I hope they remain a successful trading pub, worth looking up if in the area

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Howlo
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
485 reviews 485 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is a fine Village pub, glad to see it is still open as many country pubs are struggling and this one is out of the way. They have a friendly approach - nice menu - good ale and I hope they remain a successful trading pub, worth looking up if in the area

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Open? On a Bank Holiday Monday evening? So it seems....and I'm grateful. We had a genuine warm welcome, as on previous visit. In fact it felt as if we'd wandered into someone's home, it felt that comfortable. Service and food equally spot on. Yes I will most definitely return. Thank you for your hospitality...

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I visited this pub because of an event that was being held there and stayed from Friday-Sunday. I was extremely taken with the picturesque setting, the gorgeous building and decor and the friendliness of the staff. Nothing was too much trouble, despite my being an 'awkward eater'; I have diary and wheat intolerances and to make matters worse, I dislike... More 

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milton keynes
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We came here with small children for Sunday lunch. The pub was lovely and warm and very welcoming. The staff were helpful and attentive. The food was delicious and the burger is homemade from a family recipe. Great choice for children too

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Banbury
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We found this pub by chance going to a hotel close by. Its a very cosy traditional pub, We were made to feel like locals from the moment we walked in the pub until the moment we left. It is very clean, with a good selection of beers and wines at a sensible price. We ate at lunch time and... More 

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suffolk, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere hospitality and service. Would definitely recommend as a place for good home cooked food. Lovely food and a warm welcome.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A great taster menu, lovely flavours and very well presented. Would be great to have more of these evenings.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Called in, without prior reservation, for an evening meal around 8pm. Pleasant welcome from bar staff. Were able to choose any table we wanted - the place was empty apart from two gentlemen at the bar. Large selection of delicious sounding food - included the Christmas burger! Very pleased with our choice of food. Excellent evening thanks to great staff,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Start at the beginning. A pleasant welcome into this quaint little country pub. Nice friendly people. As locals came and went they were all very pleasant and wished us a happy Christmas. Bread rolls were brought to our table firstly, with a pot of margarine, sorry but for £50 per head I certainly expected butter !! Starter - i tasted... More 

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ShoulderOfMutton, Manager at The Shoulder Of Mutton, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth Having had such a wonderful Christmas Day here at the Shoulder with many emails of thanks from satisfied customers that thoroughly enjoyed their day and meal I would say It is not our usual practice to directly reply to reviews left for us as we believe that a customers review is observational to their particular experience and we... More 

Wendover, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Called in for lunch and was surprised the place was empty. A very pleasant young lady took our order for drinks and fish pie from the specials board. Despite the bar being empty it took some ten minutes for our drinks to arrive however, the wine was good and at the right temperature. The fish pie was very well stocked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Church Street, Little Horwood MK17 0PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Little Horwood
  • Phone Number: 01296 713703

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 34
  • Cuisine: Pub, Gastropub, Eclectic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?