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The Compasses Inn

Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury SP3 6NB, England
+44 1722 714318
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (6 reviews)
“poached eggs” (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 5 days ago 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 weeks ago

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

Thank Yamman69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Harriet566
Reviewed 2 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 30 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

Thank kittyginger
Reviewed 9 November 2017

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

1  Thank Michele A
Reviewed 6 November 2017 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 30 October 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

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