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The Shoulder of Mutton is a dog, horse and steam engine-friendly pub in the heart of Strumpshaw, just a few miles from Norwich & a bit further from Great Yarmouth.

Pop in and enjoy the comfortable atmosphere of a traditional pub. Choose from a wide selection of beers, wines, and spirits, and sample our freshly prepared food. The Specials menu varies throughout the year as our experienced chefs makes the most of seasonal ingredients. We pride ourselves on stocking many locally produced Ales, Cider & Gin.  At anyone time we have up to 6 real ales on.

Dogs are welcome in all parts of the pub except the Dining Room.  The pub does get busy with dogs so if your dog is reactive or nervous you will have to take this into consideration when visiting.  Table 9 is a great table for our doggy customers who may want to be in a quiet area.  You would need to book this as it is very popular.

We have lots of outdoor seating at the front of the pub & back.  There are two covered areas in the back that over look the Petanque court and lots of benches to the front.

The Shoulder of Mutton is is perfectly placed for dog walks.  With lots of trails & walks in the surrounding countryside.

As per all listings on Dog Friendly Norfolk, we accept well behaved dogs.



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  • Robert Spencer
    Robert Spencer
    3 months ago

    First time here, staying in the area, looking after a friend's dog. This is their local, so had to try it Had a Rack of Ribs, partner had Pie of the Day, Steak and Stout. Both very nice. Would recommend it! Dog friendly!

  • Danpuffpuff65
    7 months ago

    Popped in today as me and mate was in the area going to Norwich United FC in the afternoon so we called in to have a couple of pints of local cider, what a great old pub this is. Full of character and they serve real cider too.

  • teresa bradford
    teresa bradford
    a month ago

    Dog friendly pub a must to visit, staff & landlord always happy to see you, even strangers like us, & so helpful. Popped in for a real ale pint at lunchtime saw the menu booked for dinner the same night, what a treat the food was perfect no complaints from all 8 of us. Would recommend to book as they get busy . Keep it up landlord 5* from us thank you.

  • Jacki Beddow
    Jacki Beddow
    5 months ago

    Potentially a great pub, nice atmosphere lots of good outdoor seating areas. We didnt eat there so can not pass comment on that but the menu looked good and we may have been tempted had the glassware we drank from had been cleaner. Staff friendly and polite

  • Neil Elliott
    Neil Elliott
    3 weeks ago

    Marvellous. A proper pub, not a massive empty room with a bar as so many are these days. We had a lovely meal, (game pie for me). The beer was good and the staff, both bar bar and kitchen were polite and professional. The next time we're in the area, we will be visiting again.

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Opening Hours

  • Monday 12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Tuesday 12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Wednesday 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Thursday 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Friday 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Saturday 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Sunday 12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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