Pub’s ‘Shoulder of Mutton’ name gets the chop to attract more vegans

pub has scrapped  its long standing name  ‘Shoulder of Mutton’ in a bid to attract more vegans and vegetarians to dine there.

The city centre pub in Heworth Green, York, has boasted the title for over half a century, but was recently renamed ‘Heworth Inn’ after a new landlady took over.

Leah Stannard, the pub’s landlady,  has been criticised by locals for offering a new menu with a third of all dishes being suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

One person said: “Shame something like the name of a traditional pub has to change just because somebody doesn’t agree with it. There are a lot of things I do not agree with but won’t get changed, so things like a name of a pub with a non-discriminatory name should be left alone.”

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