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The John Thompson Inn & Brewery

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Ingleby, Melbourne DE737HW, England
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The John Thompson Inn & Brewery
Ranked #1 of 4 Melbourne B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Coalville, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We visit here quite regularly on a Sunday lunch for their carvery and are never disappointed. Proper delicious home cooked food with generous portions and traditional Sunday puds like apple crumble or bread pudding. A lovely cosy pub atmosphere and polite staff. Excellent!

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Woodville derbyshire
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

twice again this week my wife and I have enjoyed our lunch again at the john Thompson, it was very nice,and a great welcome once again by nick and ann,thank you very mutch when we are in Derbyshire we always make for the john Thompson its so nice/cosy/real fire a must to try

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We dropped in for Sunday lunch today to be greeted very warmly by a very helpful owner and he's staff. My husband and children had the Sunday roast while I had the vegetarian risotto we then had desserts, all of which was delicious. Our boys and my husband really raved about the carvery and I have to say the veggie... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Our neighbours are constantly telling us how good the JT is,so we decided to see for ourselves,and we were not disappointed,when we arrived it was very busy but it didn't take long to get a table,we had the roast beef carvery which can only be described as delicious and generous portions and good value for money. Somewhere we will definitely... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I had lunch in this pub as part of a group of about 40 ramblers. Despite the number, our meals were served acceptably quickly and mine at least was very enjoyable. I even had a dessert, which I don't usually in pubs. It was a very warm day, but as I was driving I could unfortunately sample only one of... More 

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Belper, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My wife and I make for the 'JT' a lot. It always has a nice, relaxing atmosphere (free of stupid, thumping, inappropriate music), and the food and beer are the best you're likely to find. Plenty of parking spaces, too.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Whenever we travel to Derby as a family of 5, we always stay at the JT. It's homely, clean, spacious, and is a wonderful environment. It is so relaxing in the countryside away from the hustle and noise of the town, and yet is only 15 minutes away from Derby. Being close to the A50 means Nottingham and Leicester are... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I have not stayed here, so cannot comment on the accomodation, only the food experience within the pub. I have passed this place many times over the years, and been told the food, especially the hot beef cobs, was very good. After a lovely walk in the area we visited the pub for the hot beef cobs. When they arrived... More 

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

Strange..... Very strange.... The business does not sell Hot Beef Cobs, never has!!! More 

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Additional Information about The John Thompson Inn & Brewery

Address: Ingleby, Melbourne DE737HW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Melbourne
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The John Thompson Inn And Brewery
The John Thompson Inn & Brewery Hotel Melbourne

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