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The John Thompson Inn & Brewery

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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Rating summary
  • Location
    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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here for a family lunch, food and service both v gd. We all had the carvery apart from my mum who had a salad. This place has plenty of rustic charm and an Idillic countryside location too. Would not hesitate to go back!

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live overseas & wanted somewhere to stay whilst visiting family & friends - this was perfect! We spend 5 nights there as they unfortunately couldn't accommodate us for the whole week but it was just great! The location is beautiful, the cabins are awesome, loads of parking, friendly/helpful staff (and family Labrador!) and a pub in your garden. What... More

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Ticknall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting the John Thompson almost every week for in excess of 20 years I have to say I have always seen a jug of complimentary water on the bar. Surely if you ask for water with ice and lemon you expect to pay something.......or at least offer? It is a business not a charity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having just returned after a weekend stay at the log cabins, really is excellent , nick and his staff mother and father really go out their way to help you, sunday carvery is to die for , pub and settings are lovely .would go again and highly reccomend it .we just got married and fancied the jt , debbie and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I have been coming to this place on a regular basis since it first opened in 1968 albeit in the evenings. This statement says it all! A warm welcome awaits always and the service and home brewed beer is first class. At an evening wedding function the buffet was excellent - the best beefburgers ever! I suggest the last reviewer... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

50p for a glass of tap water. Landlord said we had to pay for the water as a service charge (for washing the glasses) and because we had read his newspapers and say by his fire for free. We were sitting outside during a fine June evening with no papers and no fire! Ladies toilets were dirty, per on the... More

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

After more than 20 years in the licensed trade, there are now very few “firsts”. Regrettably, your visit on Saturday evening was such an event! As you were made aware from the outset, complimentary tap water is available at the bar, at all times, for our customers. However, individuals are not permitted to make use of our facilities for several... More

Derby, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The John Thompson is an attractive family run pub located in lovely surroundings by the river Trent. It has a large car park, well manicured lawns and chalets for those who want to extend their stay.. Inside it is pleasantly decorated with plenty of seating spread throughout the establishment avoiding the feeling of being overcrowded. There is a good selection... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Been today for lunch absolutely fantastic food in a great friendly relaxing atmosphere Land lady and all the staff very friendly food is to die for . We have been several times and it's always good . The bread and butter pudding gosh yummiest ever tasted . But this place is a secret so don't go telling everyone where it... More

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burton on trent
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I've decided to 'add a review' about this place as we've enjoyed the John Thompson for quite some time now. The pub is out in the countryside next to The River Trent. It lends itself to really good walks if you fancy that kind of thing. Both beer and food have always been 'spot on', whether its a carvery or... More

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Woodville derbyshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Try to visit 2/3 times a week the best friendly public house for miles,my wife and I mostly have the roast beef carvery for lunch,great atmosphere great welcome from nick ann john,cannot be many places left that keep to this standard

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

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