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The Shoulder of Mutton

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Holcombe Village, Ramsbottom, Bury BL8 4LZ, England
+44 1706 822001
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

always like visiting this pub when I'm back in the country. Cosy and great food albeit somewhat on the pricey side but you get what you pay for

Thank Mark B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never left a review on trip advisor before but this was so good I had too. Had lamb 3 ways and it was amazing. Usually go out for a meal and think I could do better than that but not here. High end restaurant food at pub prices.

Thank Dan R
Bury, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been to the Shoulder of Mutton to eat for a couple of years as our last experience was not good. This visit was the complete opposite and very enjoyable from start to finish. Excellent personal service from the bar to the restaurant with very good food. Our group of four had two Sunday lunches, one bangers and... More 

Thank 286Foodie
Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us went to the shoulder for a Christmas meal. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The Christmas menu was delicious with a good choice. Staff were friendly and efficient as always and the atmosphere was lovely. ... very Christmassy and jolly. Had such a good time went back on new years day after a head clearing walk up... More 

Thank t0nyb0ys
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited yesterday... Food and Staff were Fab. Table was rocky and so was the one next to us... I had to keep my elbow on the table while eati g with one hand

2 Thank Kilnadeema
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the latest dishes at the shoulder of mutton - choose from the selective menu, a variation of traditional favourites and also top notch pub grub.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked as a special treat for Boxing Day meal 2016 (only 4 of us). Once seated We had to go in search of the food menus as nobody came to us, ordered food at 1.20pm.....it came at 2.50pm! Waiter asked if we wanted more drinks so we ordered from him instead of going to the bar....they never arrived, after 30mins... More 

Thank Jeanette A
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came 27th December so maybe busier than usual, but two courses took well over two hours to get served...and we weren't eating slow! Steak was good...creme brulee was served really really cold, which I wasn't a fan of. Nice atmosphere and definitely popular with walkers, but personally I found the service a bit cold.

1 Thank Maxine M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere welcoming even though we're not 'local'. Food to die for! Worth the £40 taxi fare for the round trip.

Thank KirstyAWright
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family visiting for the day from down South. Meeting up with other family members for lunch. Food lovely every meal enjoyed. Would definitely reccommend it as worth a visit.

Thank wendy b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holcombe Village, Ramsbottom, Bury BL8 4LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bury  >  Ramsbottom
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 822001
The Shoulder Of Mutton is a traditional Village pub situated in the Holcombe Village, Ramsbottom. Under new owners Andrew Morris And Paulo Atalainha since November 2015 the Pub has been refurbished to enhance the natural charm of this 17th Century building.The Shoulder offers quality English food and well stocked bar including a wide range of local ales and a variety of wines and spirits. It is the perfect place to warm up in front of our open fire after a long walk around Holcombe Moors.The friendly staff help ensure you enjoy your visit.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?