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The Jackson Stops Country Inn

At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Open all year
Dog friendly

There can be few pubs in the country that have acquired their name by virtue of a ‘For Sale’ sign. One was planted outside the pub for so long during a change of ownership that the locals dispensed with the old name in favour of the name of the estate agent on the board. Since taking over Robert and Mandy Knowles have certainly made their mark at this long, low, stone-built partly thatched building dating from 1721. Inside, the pub has plenty of offer: stone fireplaces with log fires, quarry-tiled floors, scrubbed wood tables and five intimate dining rooms. In the timeless and beamed snug bar, real ales such as Grainstore Ten Fifty lift the heart, boding well for excellent value dishes like flaky pastry Burgundy beef pie; Gressingham duck breast with bubble-and-squeak mash; or pan-fried fillet of sea bass with squash risotto, tiger prawns and roast chorizo.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Days closed: Sun eve, Mon
  • Opening times: 12-3 6-10.30 (Sun 12-3.30)
  • Lunch opening: Tue-Sat 12-3, Sun 12-3.30
  • Dinner opening: Tue-Sat 6.30-9.30

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales: The Grainstore Cooking & Ten Fifty
  • Real ciders: The Grainstore ciders

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From A1 follow Stretton signs, 1st right into village

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