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Ripley’s Little Ale House

Situated in the Derbyshire market town of Ripley is a town centre micropub that is aptly named Ripley’s Little Ale House. Little by name, but is it little for everything else?

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In categories: Derbyshire Micropubs, East Midlands Micropubs, Micropubs


The Hoptimist, Spondon

I was feeling rather hoptimistic about my latest micropub adventure as I set foot in the Derby suburb of Spondon to visit The Hoptimist, a former hardware store that now provides the tools for a relaxing drink or two.

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In categories: Derbyshire Micropubs, East Midlands Micropubs, Micropubs


The Pothole, Allestree

Having visited one of Allestree’s two micropubs it was time to visit the second small watering hole, actually this was the first to open in the suburb – The Pothole.

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In categories: Derbyshire Micropubs, East Midlands Micropubs, Micropubs


No. 189, Allestree

Named after its building number, the No. 189 is one of two micropubs currently operating in the Derby suburb of Allestree. I’d enjoy a warm evening here in June 2023 checking out this small boozer.

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In categories: Derbyshire Micropubs, East Midlands Micropubs, Micropubs


The Creaky Floorboard, Derby

While most micropubs are located in former retail units, The Creaky Floorboard in Derby is situated on the ground floor of a residential building. Let’s check out this home-turned-micropub.

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In categories: Derbyshire Micropubs, East Midlands Micropubs, Micropubs