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Derby Inn

17 Derby Road
Burton upon Trent
DE14 1RU

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Opening Times

Monday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.00 pm

Meal Times

No service Mon & Tue
5 - 8 Wed
no service Thu - Sun


Admiral Taverns

About the Pub

Friendly, Victorian, two-roomed local, situated towards the northern edge of the town, which had changed little since the 1950s until the public bar was extended in 2013/14. Very much a community pub, it offers a step back in time to a more relaxed pace of life; except on match days when it is popular with football supporters! The pub is en route between the railway station and Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium, the latter being a mere 800m distant.

While regular food is limited to fresh filled cobs, evening meals are available on Wednesdays (limited choice; type varies).

Cheesy Quiz Night Tuesday.

Pub now accepts card payments with limited cash back to £30.

Historic Interest

The building is thought to date back to the mid-1800s, but it may not have been a pub initially. There are stories of it once being a drovers’ pub, with livestock pens sited on the opposite side of the road. It was an Evershed’s house until the merger with Marston’s in 1905. Marston’s sold the pub to Piccadilly Licensed Properties in 2007 (but it was operated by a subsidiary of Scottish & Newcastle). Bought by Admiral Taverns in 2010.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Draught Bass
  • Marston's Pedigree

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Source: National

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Derby Inn, Burton upon Trent


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Up to 2; choice varies.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Regionally Important Historic Interior


  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Wednesday only.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Picnic tables at front and rear.

  • Parking Parking

    Small, at rear.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly


  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children welcome to 9pm.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Crib, darts, dominoes.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    At rear (covered).

  • WiFi Wifi


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Derby Inn

17 Derby Road
Burton upon Trent
DE14 1RU

Sat Nav Reference

52.8152, -1.6338

OS Reference



  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

Trent Barton: V1; Arriva Midlands / Trent Barton: X38 (inbound only; joint service)

Midland Classic routes 1 (inbound) and 17 operate along A511 (350m) and Princess Way / Hawkins Lane (800m) respectively.

Closest Station (1350m)



On A5121, 350yds north of jct with A511.

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