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Micropubs

Reviews from my visits to numerous micropubs all over the country – small watering holes that have been converted from various previous uses such as shops, banks, cafes and laundrettes.

Most of these visits cover my old home region of the East Midlands (mostly Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire) but where possible I will cover micropubs from all over the country. All I need to do is visit them and enjoy a pint or two there.

The Hole In The Wall, Mickleover

In what would be my first new micropub visit for 2½ years I visit The Hole In The Wall, a former bank turned small watering hole in the Derby suburb of Mickleover.

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In categories: Derbyshire Micropubs, East Midlands Micropubs, Micropubs


Burgers and Beers at The Tap House

One example of how small hospitality businesses have adapted since the Covid-19 pandemic is The Tap House micropub in Ross-On-Wye where a new hot food offering is now available. Naturally I just had to pay a visit to sample the delights.

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In categories: Herefordshire Micropubs, The Tap House, Ross-On-Wye, West Midlands Micropubs


Interview, The Tap House

With indoor hospitality allowed once again I caught up with The Tap House micropub in Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire to find out how the pandemic has affected their business and how they see things going forward.

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In categories: Herefordshire Micropubs, Interviews, Micropubs, The Tap House, Ross-On-Wye, West Midlands Micropubs


Interview – Dog & Parrot

One micropub has that managed to keep going during the COVID-19 pandemic is the Dog & Parrot in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire. We caught up with the team at the Dog to get the full lowdown on how the pandemic has effected the business as well as their involvement with creating government pub guidelines, and some wider thoughts on the micropub trade going forward.

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In categories: Dog & Parrot, Eastwood, East Midlands Micropubs, Interviews, Micropubs, Nottinghamshire Micropubs


The Millipede, Stapleford

Lying on the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire border is the town of Stapleford, home to a former pizza takeaway that is now a small watering hole – The Millipede.

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In categories: East Midlands Micropubs, Micropubs, Nottinghamshire Micropubs