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The Compasses Inn

££ - £££, British,
50 Station Road | Guilford, Gomshall, Guildford GU5 9LA, England
+44 1483 202506
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak burger” (5 reviews)
“lamb roast” (3 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
50 Station Road | Guilford, Gomshall, Guildford GU5 9LA, England
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Such a great location and the potential is there but needs a revamp desperately and some decent bar staff in tune with its setting, it’s not Croydon! Food fine but place feels cold and unwelcoming to warrant visit.

1  Thank 793ralphk
Reviewed 8 November 2017

we arrived for a late lunch after a muddy walk along the north downs with muddy dog and muddy kids. It was great we were welcomed in and although we went in garden (it was a lovely late October sunny day in half term) the...More

Thank james p
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Having walked 5 miles in the morning, it's good to enjoy a lunch and a pint. Venue chosen by others, but what a delight. The food was nicely presented, very tasty and good value for money. They also seemed to care. FANTASTIC achievement, well done...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I imagine on a warm sunny day sitting outside this place may well have some appeal. However, on a damp autumnal day it has very little inside. The place is clean but completely lacks atmosphere except for the odd dog or country walker popping in...More

1  Thank RodG1506
Reviewed 17 August 2017

First time we tried it under the new management. Lovely place, really well kept. We had Sunday roast (beef and pork) and it was delicious! Would come back again

Thank JennieB007
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for Sunday lunch with friends (4 adults, 3 children). The pub inside was not busy at all but there were many people in the garden. We waited over an hour for our starters and this was followed by very long waits...More

Thank MiJulie74
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Myself and a former work colleague decided to revisit this establishment we used as customers occasionally in the 1970s but sadly the chosen day was one of heavy rain so the garden by the banks of the Tillingbourne was not an option. The pub interior...More

Thank Barry K
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderfully relaxing lunch here sitting in the sun next to the stream running by. The food is very good value and good quality and they serve Shere Drop! An idyllic spot in the Surrey Hills

3  Thank SimonGodfrey
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We stopped by here for lunch on our way to Newlands Corner, and were very glad that we did. It was a beautiful hot sunny day so we sat in the garden. The waitress managed to find an umbrella that worked and very kindly put...More

3  Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Beautiful pub garden but the food let it down. My daughter and I had jacket potatoes and they were so dried up they were inedible. Fillings of cheese and cheese/ham were stingy and of poor quality and the 'side salads' had seen better days.

Thank Lizally47
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4 August 2017|
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Yes. We do have wifi.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Station Road | Guilford, Gomshall, Guildford GU5 9LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford  >  Gomshall
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 202506
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Pub food with lots of specials, seasonal fish specials and sharing boards. 4 steak choices.
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