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The John Thompson Inn & Brewery

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  • Excellent67%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used this as a base for a family event in Melbourne. We disregarded the negative comments on this site and glad we did. The lodge was well equipped and furnished, the welcome hamper much appreciated and drinks in the pub were great. Yes it would...More

Thank claudiaWirral
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous Bank Holiday weekend break. Brilliant lodges that have everything you need as well as the pub at the end of the car park! Fabulous Carvery Sunday lunch and bread & butter pudding to die for. Really well placed to visit Staunton Harold, Calke Abbey...More

Thank kaybp2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 nights with friends in the wooden lodges situated on grounds of The John Thompson. What a lovely stay. The owner and staff were so so friendly and welcoming. Would highly recommend. The lodges were lovely and comfortable and perfect for our needs.

Thank Tizzy_12
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Nice cosy country pub with a great beer garden. All food is homemade. We had carvery and their own brewed beer is just fantastic. A perfect way to finish our bank holiday weekend. They also rent rooms apparently, with views to the river. We will...More

1  Thank Pedro L
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Excellent service from knowledgeable staff. One of earliest Micro Breweries (if not the first) in England and still selling excellent beers. Really nice outside seating area as well. Log cabin accommodation is available as well, although not tried we did have a look. Nicely laid...More

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"All the accommodation is in lodges, in a row overlooking the river, so there's no difference between any..."
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"Only had a lunch, did not sample hotel facilities."
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"Not a hotel Lodges can be hired on the banks of the river at The John Thompson Inn"
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"All cabins are ok"
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