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The Shoulder of Mutton
Ranked #8 of 34 Milton Keynes B&B and Inns
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This pub in the pretty village of Calverton changed hands late last autumn, and I hope it will soon become known as we had a very good lunch here today. We all had the same, which was good quality seabass, with large prawns and scallops, in a tomato/chilli sauce, fresh veg, and a choice of new potatoes, crispy chips with skin on (excellent), or dauphinoise. The three of us each had different potatoes, and we agreed that all were extremely good. I do recommend those chips! I thought they would be wedges, but they were real chips, but with skin on, and beautifully crisp. We all agreed we would return. The owner was charming and helpful. Give it a try! It is well worth it.

Room Tip: This is not an hotel, but a village pub that serves food.
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  • Stayed: January 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The pub food in Stony is generally disappointing, Crown has the best food in the Village, but just outside the village you will find this pub. Good home cooked pub grub, most of the time.
Very nice in summer with room for kids to play, big sunny beer garden, with nice views of the surrounding fields.

Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We have been here quite a few times.
Bar staff were friendly and the waiting staff were interactive.
The drinks were good and priced reasonable
The food was lovely and served with a smile.
Have been a few times normally go in the evening it is quite busy but very nice never had a problem there

Stayed: August 2016, travelled with family
Thank Abbott1710
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Pre Christmas dinner in our local country pub/restaurant, with three other couples.
A great atmosphere and excellent food. The staff were so welcoming.
Best Christmas decorations which won a regional award.
Congratulations to Will, the chef and Mandy his wife who run the pub/restaurant

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with friends
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1  Thank David H
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

A Very lovely country pub, very happy and welcoming staff, lovely Christmas decorations put up and very delicious Food. Definitely deserve a 5* rating. I highly recommend everyone coming to this pub and testing out the food.

Stayed: December 2016
Thank Vicky H
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Additional Information about The Shoulder of Mutton

Address: Calverton, Milton Keynes MK19 6ED, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 34 B&Bs / Inns in Milton Keynes
Price Range: RM289 - RM400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Shoulder of Mutton 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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 
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