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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a Lovely takeaway Sunday dinner, very tasty and lots of it. Can’t wait to eat inside the pub when we can

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 6 December 2020 via mobile

Rang on the spur of the moment to enquire about Sunday lunch takeout. Was ready in ten minutes fully packed in boxes and containers and we had shandy to take out. Very safe and easy. No one else about. Pay with card at counter. We...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020

Such a special place in the middle of no where. Good food, nice service, amazing beer garden, can't fault this place one bit. Also swings and so forth for the kids.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

A real find this place, small village, rural setting etc. Visited on recommendation first on a Saturday, “Steak Night “, 2 Proper rib eye, sirloin or rump, plus a bottle of wine for £30 ! Great value, went again the next Saturday! Cannot fault the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2020

Popped in yesterday for the first time after a recommendation, would never have come across it otherwise. Really lovely spot with good outdoor seating area with rural views, a beautiful mature willow tree and children’s play equipment. Unbeknownst to us, food service stops at 3pm...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020

Excellent Covid-19 precautions taken by the staff. Wide choice of food available and served with sides of vegetables. Very good value for money and well worth a visit on a Sunday afternoon! We will return.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 October 2020

Popped in as we walking for a light bite and drink. Service was great, both had same a jacket potato filled with chilli with extra topping of cheese. Was lovely for basic of £5.99, didn’t ask how much the SPRINKLE OF CHEESE was!! Price for...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 September 2020

We went for lunch expecting food quality at the same level as the White Lion in Brinsley. We were disappointed by the Ale, limited menu, over microwaved spotted dick, mash a dauphinois with dry crust due to being kept warm, the ketchup was vinegary not...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 6 September 2020

Went for Sunday lunch today. I had lamb partner had beef. Overall quite enjoyable good veg but Yorkshire puddings a let down tough I understand there pre cooked but not great. Staff nice, nice environment.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 September 2020

Fantastic Food and excellent customer service. Surrounding’s are beautiful. Will definitely return and dine again.

Date of visit: July 2020
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13 October 2018|
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Response from Blondie712014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not sure about dog friendly. We didn't notice any on the day we visited.
3 August 2018|
Response from matayas | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are outside and in the bar side. Only area excluded is the main restaurant side.
4 May 2016|
Response from matayas | Property representative |
Hi there, the pub hasnt been modernised in any way recently. We wanted the place to keep it's feel and character. Kind regards The Shepherds Rest
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  • Shepherds Rest is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5