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The Compasses Inn

Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury SP3 6NB, England
+44 1722 714318
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (9 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury SP3 6NB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although polite & attentive when with you, in general the service was slow & training had not be given to spot when attention needed to be given. Slow to allocate our table. Menus was not that exciting - especially as this was a Saturday night....More

Thank Michele A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't been here for ages so thought we would try it again and met some friends here. The lamb and rosemary sausages were very good as was the date and walnut pudding. Although the fire was lit it was quite cold to begin with...More

Thank HoneyD337
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read the great reviews, my husband and I plus 2 friends looked forward to a Sunday lunch after a long walk. We arrived at 14:05, 10 minutes before our reservation and to say the bar was crowded would be an understatement! We waited patiently...More

Thank jhhamil
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This 14th Century pub, restaurant and B&B is for ever popular - so it pays to book. It is well worth it. Well cooked, simple, not overly expensive food - charming staff and a final bill that will not make your eyes water! (Wine is...More

Thank PiersWilliams
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Have to tell everyone about this place .. it's spectacular and this is first time I've given anywhere an "excellent" rating. We celebrated our one year anniversary on 14 September and booked a table in The Compasses for the occasion, and were overjoyed that we...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location. Outstanding food. Welcoming and polite staff that cannot do enough for you. Has to be the most comfortabless bed I have ever slept on. Will definately be revisiting.

Thank Everloyalellisa C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Under new ownership, the Compasses seems to be flourishing again. I have many happy memories of evenings here. Now, it is getting the food right. It's good value and it provides plenty of options - the bar snack of chilli squid is great and actually...More

Thank laurengr00m
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The previous visit was disappointing compared to our prior visits but I think it was the first week of the new landlord. Now it is back to, if not exceeding its previous brilliance. Great Butcombe as usual but a new menu. Lovely duck with puy...More

Thank CommodoreChris
Reviewed 13 July 2017

What a joy the Compasses is! Like going back in time with its dark wood interior and little alcoves to sit in. But the bar list and menu are anything but! Wonderful food with an excellent choice of beer & wine. It's only small though...More

1  Thank SusanDoll1960
Reviewed 19 June 2017

we had a really lovely meal here - lamb, and hake with vegetable side orders. All really tasty, good sized portions (with enough room left for desserts). very pleasant bar staff. Would definitely return if I lived in the area.

Thank karen502016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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