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The Shoulder of Mutton
Ranked #7 of 34 Milton Keynes B&B and Inns
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We have just been to the shoulder of mutton for my mum's birthday meal . The food was really great and the lady who served us was very helpful . There was no background music . This was really helpful as my mum and dad suffer with hearing loss . They were able to hear all the conversations .

Stayed: April 2017, travelled with family
Thank Helen S
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Visited on a Tuesday evening and it was nice and busy. The service wasn't fast but the food was well cooked and delicious. I had the lamb shank and my companion had steak and ale pie - both very good. I would certainly recommend the maple pecan tart for pud!

Stayed: March 2017
Thank Sue D
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I visited the shoulder on a Friday night and it was nice to see it busy with drinkers. Myself and Mrs booked a table for dinner and we were waited on by a very polite young girl. I had the Ham Hock and Mrs had the pie and they were fantastic. Glad to see a new family taking over the establishment I hope they do well. All they need to do is make that beautiful fireplace more of a centre piece of the pub! It's gorgeous, shift that coffee and tea facility else where and get some good seating nearer and it'll be the perfect pub. Can't wait to go back!

Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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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
Thank rich_ba_13
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Address: Calverton, Milton Keynes MK19 6ED, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #7 of 34 B&Bs / Inns in Milton Keynes
Price Range: RM300 - RM412 (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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