It’s difficult to find a pub these days that offers a truly authentic village inn experience.
There are no such worries when you book in at The Shoulder of Mutton in Kirkby Overblow, Harrogate.

Be it for a drink, meal or stay, we really care about your visit and take time to get the details right.
Let us look after you while you relax amidst the original charm of this wonderful, country pub and leave feeling valued, satisfied and excited to return.

Kate Deacon

What We Offer


Across the courtyard from the inn and accessed by a flight of steps you will find our recently converted Old Barn luxury accommodation. There are 2 super king size double (or twin) rooms available.

Pub Restaurant

All our food is freshly prepared and homemade to a consistently high standard. We serve all your favourite, traditional pub classics as well as a changing specials menu. We our famous in the area for our extensive gluten free choices.

Takeaway Service

Takeaways are available throughout the day, every day, including breakfast, lunch and dinner! Please check the takeaway menu for more details.

Rooms Highlights

Super King Bed

Ensuite Bathroom

Breakfast included

Free WiFi

Onsite Parking

Great location

Special Offer!

Enjoy 3 nights for the price of 2

Hear From Our Happy Guests

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Outside Opening Times between Monday April 12th & Sunday May 16th

Please be aware that all bookings between these dates are for outside tables.
This period is subject to weather conditions.
There will be some shelter provided in the garden but it will be showerproof at best. We also have no heating so please dress appropriately.
We will closed if the weather is really bad.
Likewise, if we get some good weather when we are scheduled to be closed, we may open, subject to staffing.
Please check on the day of your booking if you are under any doubt.

Mondays: CLOSED
Exceptions: Opening Day 12/04 & Bank Holiday Monday 03/05
Food 10 – 6pm & Drink 10am – finish

Tuesdays: CLOSED
Exceptions: First Tuesday 13/04 Food & Drink 10am – 3pm

Wednesdays: Food & Drink 10am – 3pm

Thursdays:  Food & Drink 10am – 3pm

Fridays: Food 10am – 6pm  Drink 10am – finish

Saturdays: Food 10am – 6pm Drink 10am till finish

Sundays: Food 10am – 6pm Drink 10am till 8pm

The table booking system is set up for these times so it’s really easy to book.