Shoulder of Mutton
  • Holcombe Village
    Lumb Carr Road
    BL8 4LZ
Shoulder of Mutton is a traditional country pub situated in the heart of Holcombe Village, Ramsbottom just below Peel Tower.


Since it's beginnings in 1751, The Shoulder of Mutton has been an important part of village life. 

From the early days of cock fighting and The Old Holcombe Game Fowl Show, to it's historic links with World War 2 when it's cellars were used as shelter, The Shoulder of Mutton is firmly cemented as part of the local community. 


What's on offer? 

If you enjoy a walk up Holcombe Hill to Peel Tower to take in the panoramic views, you'll absolutely want to stop off at The Shoulder of Mutton on your way home.

This family friendly Country Pub and Restaurant offers a great selection of real ales plus Sunday Lunches using locally sourced ingredients. Dog friendly in the bar area, your 4 legged friends are catered for too, with water bowls and treats available. 

Menus that offer everything from delicious starters and traditional pub classic mains to steaks and burgers from the grill and mouth watering desserts - there is something for every taste.

The children are catered for too, with a separate menu which includes their favourites from pasta to mini versions of the grown up favourites. 




The Shoulder of Mutton is at the heart of the local community and offers a range of great events which you can get involved with.

From quiz nights to karaoke and even an open mic night, there are events for everyone to get involved with.



Starters cover all tastes and include Chicken Wings, Ribs, Fresh Mussels or you can enjoy a warmingbowl of homemade soup.

With Mains there are all the pub classics including Fish & Chips, Steak & Ale pie or Lancashire Cheese Pie and Minted Lamb Henry with all the usual trimmings.


From the Grill you can choose from a range of steaks and burgers with homemade sauces and the usual sides.

Vegetarian options are available with Pulled Jackfruit Burgers, Cheese Pie, Halloumi Fries and Pan Fried Wild Mushrooms all with a spot on the menu.

Sunday Lunch

Sunday Lunch is a Great British Tradition and there's no exception at The Shoulder of Mutton! With fluffy Yorkshire Puddings adorning your choice of roasted meats, plus all the usual seasonal veg and lots of gravy - this is one meal that you won't want to miss out on! 


To make an enquiry or book with The Shoulder of Mutton, call 01706 893 622 or click the links at the top of this page. 



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In April 2021
Howarth said

Good Pint, Good Food, Good Times