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The Shoulder of Mutton

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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leeds
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Pam D
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 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Very quiet area stands well back from the road. Tea making facilities provided, comfortable bed and nice size room. The B&B building is set away from the pub itself and provided a very nice evening meal at a reasonable cost. Price is a little more than some nearby venues in Stony Stratford but the peace and tranquility is worth the... More 

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

Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are aware that the accommodation requires some upgrading and improving and this is planned for the autumn. We have started by replacing all of the windows in the accommodation block as you may have noticed. I... More 

Midlands UK
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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Well cooked food in a small local pub in a village near to Milton Keynes. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Pub served the best pint of Timothy Taylors Landlord that I have drunk outside of Yorkshire!

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We were two couples who recently stayed for two nights. We dined in on both occasions and had great food, great ale and a great time. The breakfasts were lovely and cooked beautifully. The whole place was spotlessly clean and the bedrooms very comfortable. The en-suite was in need of refurbishment (hence my title) - however we were aware that... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Good value pub meals at the Shoulder of Mutton, experienced several times. Spacious garden and reasonable number of tables internal. Pleasant service. Sunday roasts enjoyable.Rural setting as opposed to central MK.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit to us. We are please you enjoyed your meal and your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Blyth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This was the first choice for my husband and I as when we lived in Milton Keynes and we're young we used to visit this pub for meals. The shoulder of mutton is very welcoming for all, the staff are great and are so helpful, rooms all equipped with the basics you need for a comfortable stay. Fab cooked breakfast... More 

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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
Location: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
Price Range: $89 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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