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The John Thompson Inn & Brewery

Friendly brewpub serving hearty lunches

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year

A pub since 1968, this 15th-century former farmhouse took its name from licensee and owner John Thompson. Now run by son Nick, it is a traditional brewpub set in idyllic countryside beside the banks of the River Trent with views of the neighbouring National Forest.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Days closed: Monday (excluding Bank holidays)
  • Opening times: 11.30–2.30 (Tuesday to Thursday 6–10 Friday 6–11 Saturday 11.30–11 Sunday 12–10.30)
  • Lunch: Tuesday to Saturday 12–2, Sunday 12–3

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Family room available

Getting here

From A38 between Derby and Burton upon Trent take A5132 towards Barrow upon Trent. At mini roundabout right onto B5008 (signed Repton). At roundabout 1st exit into Brook End. Right into Milton Road. Left, left again to Ingleby.

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