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The John Thompson Inn & Brewery

Certificate of Excellence
Ingleby, Melbourne DE737HW, England
The John Thompson Inn & Brewery
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Derby
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I recently arrived at The JT after a six mile bike ride around the area. We decided to stop at the JT to partake of some lunch and a drink before we carried on the other half of our ride. Unfortunately when we arrived the pub was closed for the afternoon - we had incorrectly assumed it... More 

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JohnThompsonInn, Owner at The John Thompson Inn & Brewery, responded to this review

In response to your review, it should be noted that the business opening hours are clearly detailed both on our website and on the A board in our entrance porch. The opening hours detail the days and hours which the business, premises, facilities and grounds are open to the public. Furthermore, the A board states that access is strictly for... More 

Shropshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight in one of the cabins. It was very comfortable and reasonably priced. We had some breakfast left for the next day. Lovely walking nearby. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We would definitely visit again.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for hosting my party yesterday. Lovely environment for an afternoon barbecue. Everything went as planned and was enjoyed by all. The conservatory opening up onto the outside seating area is perfect for this type of event. Would recommend this venue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 5th year in a row we have visited, as a couple initially and now with a toddler. This year 16 of us went, 4 couples and 8 children under 5. We had a fab time. Lots of room to run, wine and beer a stones throw and very accommodating staff. Highly recommend. Thanks Nick and team.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Such a wonderful setting and so lovely to be able to take the dogs in however when UHT cream is served, as far as I'm concerned it's all down hill, and it was. Tasteless chips, yes as previous reviews have said the beef was lovely, everything else average. Very friendly staff, not the place for me however, and shows why... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a simple, second review within 4 months. Absolutely fantastic, super food, super service super real ales, all in all SUPER. Thanks for a great Sunday lunch, miss this gem at your peril, The staff go out of their way to make you feel welcome and as I stated this is one pub, although off the beaten track that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Last visited this establishment in December, 2014 and wanted to return. Wasn't disappointed ! Was invited by friends, and the party of 7 of us had a most enjoyable lunch served by super staff with excellent ambience. Excellent selection of real ales and the food is extremely good. highly recommended.

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Derby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The John Thompson in Melbourne has a unique vista overlooking the South Derbyshire countryside, it is always a must when we visit Melbourne. Its offering of carvery lunches and good choice of real ales to accompany your meal certainly cuts the mustard in my view. The home made puddings just like mum used to make are exceptional, if you strike... More 

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Coalville, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We met friends here just after New Year and thoroughly enjoyed our lunchtime visit to this great pub. The beef carvery was delicious and very good value - you have a choice of small or large portions. All of us also enjoyed the home-made puddings - either apple crumble or bread and butter pudding. Staff were very friendly and helpful... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Literally just got in from this pub and had to write a glowing report....... I will keep it short, staff were super, friendly, attentive and happy. Carvery was just amazing, nothing over the top, but what a goo carvery should be. If you have a cold or bunged up head may I suggest a dollop of what must have been... More 

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