About US

Welcome to The Shoulder of Mutton

Are you looking for a quality country pub in Staffordshire? If you are then you need look no further than The Shoulder of Mutton, a local country pub which has accommodation and a big reputation.

The Shoulder of Mutton sits in the centre of the lovely Staffordshire village of Hamstall Ridware. This rural location makes an ideal getaway with lots to do within the surrounding area. Equally it’s a great place for midweek accommodation, being within easy reach of Hoar Cross, Burton On Trent, Lichfield , Rugeley, Alrewas, Cannock Chase, Uttoxeter Races and neighbouring districts. We are minutes away from the A50, A38 and the A515.

The shoulder of Mutton has been serving the local community since 1827, with Real Ales, Wines, Spirits & Porters, we also offer Bed & Breakfast Accommodation and Holiday Cottages. With locally sourced food on the menu for you to enjoy & Home cooked dishes in abundance, our intimate restaurant is the ideal place to unwind with a glass of vino, starched linen & friendly, attentive service. Or try our lively bar, where a warm welcome awaits any tired traveller next to our log fire. Have a game of darts, read the periodicals or a book from our mini library, or just join our friendly patrons for a chat around the bar before retiring for the evening to one of our cosy rooms.

During The Summer Months,

For those gorgeous summer days we have a large beer garden to the rear, overlooking the meadow, Families and furry friends are more than welcome to relax and watch the world go by. Challenge your friends to a game of Skittles on our outdoor alley, you could also share one of our Combo Platters, washed down with a refreshing drink from our wide selection of beers, ales, wines or soft drinks.

Pub Restaurant in Hamstall Ridware

We are a family run country pub that serves a fantastic range of beverages and fresh delicious food. Our pub is very relaxed with a welcoming atmosphere which makes locals, regulars and first time visitors feel at home.

Hamstall Ridware is a small village in the rural County of Staffordshire and our pub is set up in a beautiful 19th Century building, with heaps of character and an elegant charm which makes us a delightful setting for all customers. Whether you are just popping in for a drink, or are planning to stay longer and eat with us, our friendly staff will do their utmost to help you to feel comfortable and to make your visit thoroughly enjoyable.

Rural Country Pub in Staffordshire

We have a huge range of beverages and delectable foods, serving cask ales, a wide variety of wines including bin ends, and producing locally sourced fresh home cooked food. Our pub is at the heart of the village and proud to be able to service such fantastic local produce, and you can rest assured that your visit will be one you will never forget.

As we are based in Hamstall Ridware, Staffordshire, we get a lot of customers travelling from Stafford, Rugeley, Lichfield, Burton On Trent, Walsall, Cannock and throughout the West Midlands. Our fantastic reputation means customers are willing to travel just that little bit further to experience our fantastic service.

Our menu is hugely varied and very competitively priced, with special occasions catered for upon request. The service you receive will be professional & friendly and we sincerely hope that you will leave us having thoroughly enjoyed your experience.