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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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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
13 helpful votes 13 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
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 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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