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The Shoulder of Mutton Briestfield


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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We're an independent family run country pub set in the beautiful countryside of Briestfield, yet only a few minutes from Grange Moor, Mirfield, Thornhill and Huddersfield. We offer a great choice of real ales, wines, spirits, hot drinks and soft drinks. Our friendly staff will look after you whether you are popping in for a quick drink or would like to spend a few hours enjoying a full three course meal. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Food served 12:00 to 8:30 Tuesday to Saturday and 12 to 5 Sundays - bookings advisable on weekends. Breakfast served Saturdays only 8:15-11:45am. Closed on Mondays except Bank Holidays. Every Tuesday 8pm Quiz Night. Afternoon Tea, pub classics, Pizzas,
US$8 - US$38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
British, Gastropub, Pizza
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews roast beef yorkshire pudding fish and chips burger pie ice cream sunday lunch the pub looking forward to our next visit cosy feel home cooked restaurant area warm welcome an excellent meal family get together quality of food lots of choice
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited tonight with the intention of eating here. We walked in to see a dog eating out of the same plates as humans sat on the bench eating at the table. We challenged this and the dog owners stated there’s a dog menu and the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank angelalT8658OZ
Reviewed 10 December 2018

I have visited a few times to meet up with friends who live & shoot locally. This is a real village local, it has its usuals who are all very friendly and welcoming. The bar staff are supper especially Lisa & Elaine who are the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RichardW994
SOMBriestfield, Manager at The Shoulder of Mutton Briestfield, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review Richard, its great to welcome such feedback! See you soon :-) Best wishes Lisa and the team

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Been meaning to go here for quite some time, finally made it with a couple of friends for breakfast. Very warm welcome, rustic decor, comfy chairs with log fire giving a cosy glow...very nice. Choice of a 'big' or 'small' breakfast with a few extras....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lcwebster2017
SOMBriestfield, Manager at The Shoulder of Mutton Briestfield, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review, it is greatly appreciated. Our breakfast offer is still relatively new so it is delightful to hear how much you all enjoyed our new service (with the usual Shoulder welcome of course!) and...More

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Visited here to celebrate a birthday very helpful and friendly staff. Food was lovely definitely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CathS80
SOMBriestfield, Manager at The Shoulder of Mutton Briestfield, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you Cath for taking the time to leave a review, we are delighted everyone had a great time and enjoyed their visit. We look forward to welcoming you and your family in the future. Best wishes, Lisa and the team

Reviewed 30 October 2018

I was here as the designated driver, so no alcohol. The staff were friendly and capable the drinks were not overpriced. My main entertainment was watching my passengers become more and more incapable. It is sad that I had to do this, but someone has...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ken H
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to enjoy a drink and meals are gorgeous. Friendly place where people enjoy going. Friendly staff

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank icollier
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a pub! We popped in for a quick refreshing drink at lunch time and the staff were so warm and welcoming we decided to return for dinner in the evening. The icing on the cake was that they were so dog...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very reasonably priced menu with varying tastes catered for. Friendly staff and wonderful setting. NB. Not open Monday's.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank keith l
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place , extremely friendly and very welcoming. We will definitely be back. Ideal for anyone who wants lovely food and a drink . Excellent seating area outside so you can watch the world go by. Great for walkers.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Kim Baz C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Nice staff and well priced food, there was a 1 hour wait for food on a not very busy lunchtime. Food was good and obviously freshly made, but I was a long wait for our meals. I think the menu could be a bit more...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank Adina H
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31 July 2017|
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Response from Craig H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we was there with our 6 year old who is well behaved
Sarah W
15 October 2016|
Response from SOMBriestfield | Property representative |
Hello Sarah, thank you for getting in touch, the restaurant will not be open on Boxing Day I'm afraid, however the bar will be open for drinks and snacks.
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