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A delightful traditional village pub set in the pretty village of Grandborough just off the A45. A perfect stop off 5 minutes from Dunchurch & 10 minutes from Rugby. Dog friendly also. We have delicious pub traditionals, specials, basket meals & children's menu, all home cooked on the premises. Tuck in to fresh fish & chips, bangers & mash, scampi, home made pie, Gammon and egg, burgers, tender steaks and daily specials such as Venison & mushroom pie, Pheasant breast, or stuffed pork fillet as examples. Enjoy a game of darts. Relax on warm days in our peaceful garden. Delicious Sunday lunch served from 12 noon to 3pm. Please note that our bar is open Sunday Monday & Tuesday evening from 6pm
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$25
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
International, Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 19 October 2019 via mobile

What an incredible dinner location, the food was amazing by Chef Mario the staff Sue and Peter were so helpful and attentive. Love coming to eat here when I am in the Rugby area!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Peter W, Manager at Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back agin when in this area.

Reviewed 17 August 2019

We called in here Saturday evening for a drink, with a view to have some food if we liked the menu. We hadn't been back here for a long while, even though we live locally, but had been meaning to revisit. We chose something off...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Peter W, Owner at Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. We are all delighted you enjoyed yourselves. Thank you, also, for your positive comments on the decor and car park. You are quite right and we are in the process of upgrading. We are to put the bar back...More

Reviewed 1 August 2019

This was a dinner with friends. The food took over an hour and a quarter to arrive. When it did, it was delicious, and freshly cooked, but we would have been happier if they had warned us how long it would take, or checked in...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Peter W, Owner at Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I can only apologise for the wait as I should have notified you at the time. With the bar being packed and one team member down I did not realise the time scale. Thank you for your good...More

Reviewed 28 June 2019

Nice country pub surroundings in restaurant, pleasant welcome from staff. Twenty minute wait before being approached for orders and being told there would be a wait for the food (despite only 1 family of 4 eating in bar and 1 couple in restaurant) - too...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Peter W, Owner at Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2019

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review. I am devastated that you had this experience as we always try to achieve the very best for our customers and can only apologise. We have had a flow of staff being ill and others to help out...More

Reviewed 9 June 2019

Well I have to tell everyone that the pate here is homemade and out of this world. Mario makes it himself and it's smooth tasty flavoursome and almost so good you can't do without it, please go and try some , if I could award...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Peter W, Owner at Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

Thank you for your great review. We will have to get Mario to make some more pate. Also for your kind comment on Sue and the Pub.

Reviewed 5 May 2019 via mobile

Another fantastic breakfast friendly staff. With refill tea coffee and juices. Lovely proper meat good hearty breakfast. Highly recommend. First Sunday of the month

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?1  
Peter W, Owner at Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2019

Thank you for your review. We have just started the monthly breakfast which has been well received with guests catching up with friends or just having a Sunday morning 'chill' enjoying the complimentary newspapers and the delicious full English breakfast.

Reviewed 21 April 2019

I don't very often find myself compelled to write a review but I ate at this pub last night and it was exceptionally good, very worth the visit. Well prepared and presented fresh food, I can't speak highly enough of the Chef, nice job. I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Peter W, Owner at Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your great review. We are delighted you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Peter.

Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable meal at the Shoulder of Mutton. Myself and partner are both vegetarian and were offered a variety of vegetarian dishes. We selected the Mushroom and Bean burger which was delicious and very good value considering the size of the meal. Strongly recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Peter W, Owner at Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Thank your your great review. We enjoy trying different dishes and we have some delicious veggie one's. When booking, if notified, Mario enjoys cooking s special dish where all tastes are taken into account. This is a benefit of making and cooking everything ourselves then...More

Reviewed 30 December 2018

Warm, cosy, homemade food. Lovely owners Peter and Mario, always a warm welcome. Quaint in the village in Grandborough. The home cooked Sunday roasts are excellent value. Huge plates and the homemade gravy which is matured with wine is the absolute best I have ever...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Peter W, Owner at Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Thank you for your great review. We always aim to make a lovely experience for our guests from the delicious home cooked food to a warm genuine welcome.

Reviewed 26 November 2018

We got married in August 2018 and The Shoulder of Mutton was our perfect Wedding Reception venue. Peter and Mario turned our vision into so much more. Stunning food to our exact specifications, an efficiently run bar, staff that couldn’t do enough, beautiful decorations and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Peter W, Owner at Shoulder of Mutton, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2018

Thank you Kate & Simon for your lovely review. We all enjoyed sharing your big day. You looked just sensational. Peter, Mario & Sue.

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Response from peterw952 | Property representative |
Dear Sir, Thank you for your question and sorry that you were disappointed we were closed. The Pub has been traditionally closed for food on Mondays as there was no demand as are several pubs in the area. We extended this... More
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    Shoulder of Mutton is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4