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The Shoulder of Mutton

Village pub that is true to its name

At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu

A pleasant walled cottage garden, beams and open fire grace this long-established local favourite in tiny Playhatch, close to Caversham Lakes and the River Thames. Beer lovers pop in for ales brewed just up the road by Loddon Brewery, whilst diners travel from afar.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 26 December, 2 January
  • Days closed: Sunday evening, Monday
  • Opening times: Tuesday to Thursday 12–3 6–10.30 (Friday 12–3 6–11 Saturday 12–3 6.30–11 Sunday 12–3.30)
  • Lunch: Tuesday to Saturday 12–2, Sunday 12–2.30
  • Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday 6.30–9

Food and drink

  • Restaurant menu available

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • High chairs

Getting here

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

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