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The Shoulder of Mutton

Playhatch, READING, RG4 9QU

Close to Caversham Lakes and the River Thames; a pleasant walled cottage garden, beams and open fire grace this long-established local favourite in tiny Playhatch. Beer lovers pop in for ales brewed just up the road by Loddon Brewery, whilst diners travel from afar to indulge in chef-patron Alan Oxlade's astonishing mutton dishes. The 7-hour roasted shoulder of mutton is famous, and the Moroccan-style tagine of mutton leg is worth a mention too; reserve a seat in the airy conservatory and indulge. The wider menu is equally tempting - chicken and wild mushroom pie; slow-cooked Gressingham duck breast, with roast almond, sour fresh salmon, cherry and balsamic sauce; and smoked haddock and prawns lasagne.

Further information

Tel: 0118 947 3908
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Principal beers

Ruddles Best, Loddon Ferrymans's Gold

Open

Tue- Sat 12-3 6-11 (Sat 12-3 6.30-11 Sun 12-3)

Closed

26 Dec, 2 Jan, Sun eve, Mon

Facilities

Children welcome.
Garden.
Coach parties catered.

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Directions

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From Reading follow signs to Caversham, take A4155 to Henley-on-Thames. At rdbt left to Binfield Heath, follow brown pub sign, 1st pub on left

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