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Shoulder of Mutton

€€ - €€€, British,
6 Chapel Street | Oakthorpe, Swadlincote DE12 7QT, England
+44 1530 270436
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast lamb” (2 reviews)
“custard” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
6 Chapel Street | Oakthorpe, Swadlincote DE12 7QT, England
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Me and the wife went for Sunday lunch at the Shoulder of Mutton Oakthorpe. The pub had a quiet atmosphere but warm and friendly and the Pedigree was in top form from the bar. I choose the roast lamb Sunday lunch with a large portion....More

2  Thank rickjohns42
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Tooked away in the village of Oakthorpe is this little gem. Not many real olde worlde pubs left like this so well worth the visit. There is ample parking. Looks small from outside but there are lots of rooms one with pool table and ones...More

Thank dolly532015
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely village pub/restaurant, fab food and friendly staff. I had the tandoori chicken for starter and I honestly couldn't fault it, it was lovely. Would definitely come back again.

Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I and another couple wanted somewhere different to go for a meal. The Shoulder of Mutton was only two miles away from were we live, but in sixteen years have never visited. We had booked our table at 7:15pm on the 11/02/17...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We found this gem of a pub for weekday lunches by accident they have a good menu and daily specials which weve tried and liked.Definitely try the homemade pies they are really good but if you want a brill Sunday lunch then its worth a...More

Thank briansimpson70
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Visited with a group of friends,. Found staff extremely accomodating supplying menues adapted to varying requirements. Pub was typical of english surroundings. Good choice on specials board however just my luck to pick the one that was not available that night.(too popular my fault). However...More

Thank Gordon S
Management response:Responded 12 February 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review. Sorry we had sold out of your required choice off the Specials Board! As discussed this is a very popular dish and we had had a number of people order that day & evening. However if / when you...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Found this little dog friendly gem via a local village mag.Have visited several times on a dog walk and were so impressed we booked Christmas day for lunch,everything was perfect and wonderful, helpful friendly staff...thank you.

Thank Tina H
Management response:Responded 30 January 2017

Many thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your Christmas lunch and look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 24 December 2016

Visited the restaurant last night .the food and service were fantastic. Grace served us and could not have been more helpful. All four meals were presented lovely and we're a delight to eat very flavoursome a credit to the chef. I would definitely recommend a...More

Thank glennderby
Management response:Responded 30 January 2017

Many thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed everything - hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Decided to drop in for a meal and so glad we did!!! JULIE the landlady and her very attentive staff gave us the choice of eating in the restaurant, or the main bar area. Could not fault the food which is tasty and wholesome, good...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a meal with family excellent food great prices very polite staff family orientated will certainly return for a meal

Thank Sezndave
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James R
15 June 2016|
Response from Olivia B |
Saturday: 12-2 for lunch and 6-9 for dinner. Sunday: 12-3 for Sunday lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Chapel Street | Oakthorpe, Swadlincote DE12 7QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Swadlincote
  • Phone Number: +44 1530 270436
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Traditional 18th Century Black & White pub/restaurant in Oakthorpe. Cosy & Friendly atmosphere, excellent home cooked food, fully stocked bar serving real ales, lagers, spirits and fine wines. The restaurant food is cooked fresh using locally sourced ingredients. Full evening Menu, Specials Board & Lunch time menu - each with Vegetarian options. Pool table. RESTAURANT OPENING TIMES:- Tuesday to Sunday lunchtimes - Noon til 2pm Tuesday to Saturday evenings - 6pm til 9pm
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