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The Compasses Inn

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Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury SP3 6NB, England
+44 1722 714318
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (6 reviews)
“fish pie” (2 reviews)
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury SP3 6NB, England
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A big comfortable bed in a clean and bright room with a newly refurbished bathroom. Tea, coffee and cookies provided on our arrival and replenished the next day. Our room was above the bar which could be a problem to anyone wanting to go to...More

Thank jennidotl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been annual visitors to this inn for many years and have seen it go through various ups and downs. A party of four friends arrived at around 6.30pm on Sunday after a long day competing at Gurston Hill Climb. We were pleasantly surprised...More

1  Thank chrissy888527
Reviewed 17 April 2018

The Scotch Egg at the Compasses is on the board as a bar snack - but it is so much more... At once, solidly familiar but also shockingly innovative. Technically perfect, a faberge confection of meaty yolkiness. If you are in the area, it is...More

1  Thank Nick S
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We found this Inn 18 years ago whilst out on a Motorbike ride, and ever since returned to this great find, it’s about as old as your going to get, proper Ye Olde Inn, no TV’s no Music, just a great big open fire and...More

1  Thank Kpd230
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We wouldn't have found it without the sat navigation, but it was well worth finding. Considering it was a Tuesday it was busy, which is a good sign. The interior of the pub doesn't look as if it's changed for a 100 years. Very atmospheric...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Small portions, bland food poorly present. On the plus side the overworked barmaid/waitress was very pleasant..

1  Thank Yamman69
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We did enjoy our dinner here, 3 of us having pork, fish stew and Sole respectively. I had the sole and it was delicious, vegetables were fantastic too. Top tip, ask what vegetables come with your meal before ordering them separately as we ordered too...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We were travelling back from Cornwall and used good pub guide to find us an exceptional pub - we chose the compasses and it was awesome - situated in a Tiny hamlet the pub team were very welcoming - the food was divine , yes...More

1  Thank Harriet566
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We were booked for lunch. Our table was very small and the booth uncomfortable. The room was crowded and noisy. We chose fish and chips and sausages. The food was ordinary and not very tasty. We left before pudding and paid £50. We will not...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Five of us came here for a pre-Christmas lunch, but surprisingly there were no Christmas dishes on the menu. This didn't matter to us as we had had a traditional Christmas lunch the week before with the rest of our colleagues. We all had main...More

1  Thank kittyginger
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury SP3 6NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Tisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 714318
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