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The Shoulder of Mutton

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Burton on Trent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a small gathering at the Shoulder of Mutton following the funeral at Barton Church. We knew that Neil had only recently taken over this establishment when we booked. He ensured that we had plenty of tasty food with hot drinks included in the price per head. Everyone was happy with the food and service. We would not hesitate...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last time I stayed in Barton was 10 years ago, at a friend's house next door. So my destination seemed immediately comfortable, and experience proved it to be. Neil took over this pub 6 months ago. He is welcoming and attentive, he has refreshed the bedrooms, while the pub and its loos etc were already sorted. My stay was good...

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Thank McSpoerran
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Decided to try the food as I have been in this pub a few times and seen some great dishes come out of the kitchen. Staff are very friendly giving you a warm welcome. A great selection of dishes on the menu and the chalk board was full too. We both opted for Chicken & Leek pie, one chips and...

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Thank Sox1801
Reviewed March 17, 2017

What a delight to find Neil is in charge at the Shoulder. Always a great welcome great food and fantastic beer. Reckon the Horse and Jockey are really missing his talents. The pies are work having, succulent beef in a rich gravy. Fish is always a good choice as well. Sunday lunch next.

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Reviewed February 14, 2017 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 February 10, 2017

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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Thank SandC-adventures
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 17, 2017

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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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 23, 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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Thank Kathleen T
Reviewed October 19, 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 October 18, 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
Location: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Burton upon Trent > Barton under Needwood
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Shoulder Of Mutton UK/Barton Under Needwood, England
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“Just ask Neil for his advice! I did the same when ordering food too.”
McSpoerran, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“I only stopped for luch so cannot comment on other facilities they might have”
302clivec, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room no; 4 . It has recently been renovated to a very high standard.”
martinw532, Jun 14, 2012 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
fionat274, May 13, 2012 | Read review
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