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Stansfield Compasses

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Major things are happening at Stansfield Compasses; the local farmer is supplying the pub with beef, lambs, turkeys, rare breed pigs, wild venison and game of all sorts. Next year, we will growing our own vegetables, herbs and salads in a smallholding next to the pub. We are also starting a microbrewery in the farm using barley, wheat and eventiually hops grown in the farm. This will be powered by our solar farm and a bio-mass converter and the water will come from our own borehole. Our artisan baker makes bread from grain from the farm and is traditionally ground in a windmill at Pakenham. We believe in local not because of air miles etc but because it tastes so much better.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Stopped off for lunch one Saturday in September during the Suffolk Historic Churches Trust bike ride. A nice Suffolk village pub with lots of character. We had a standard ploughman's lunch as the landlord was preparing for a wedding party that evening. It was good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank copletuna
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Tony the Landlord/Chef gave us a warm welcome and produced a delicious Sunday roast with all the trimmings; this was followed by strawberries and cream for me and homemade cherry pie with custard for my Partner. These two courses together with drinks came to £40...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank essexmember
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We were looking for a cozy Sunday roast with an open fire, authentic vibe and very good beer. Well we found it!!! The atmosphere is warm, friendly and relaxing. The roast was cooked to order and just what we were longing for. The homemade apple...More

Date of visit: January 2018
3  Thank Laura E
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Genuine English country pub great beers ciders and fire, warm atmosphere too.we had to stay near stansted airport and this was a real find. Lunch breakfast dinner all great

Date of visit: December 2017
3  Thank Heidigirl23
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

A little off the beaten track, but well worth a visit. This is a quaint old pub with a very friendly and welcoming atmosphere. A very entertaining landlord who certainly knows how to cook and look after his guests. We will definitely be coming back...More

Date of visit: October 2017
4  Thank 691neils
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Booked for 10 of us on a Saturday night. We were told by Tony that he was doing pork with salad and potatoes with a desert. Great. The pork loin was delicious with a huge mixed salad, garlic potatoes, fries and sauces. And all on...More

Date of visit: August 2017
2  Thank kellie1803
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

What a great Pub, something from the past, a place with real local atmosphere, where you get pleasantly abused by Tony, the landlord, have wonderful real beer, and exciting special theme meal evenings, where you have no choice, but the dishes are full of excellent...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank Tonychild
Reviewed 29 October 2016

That's what it is . The pub was full of fun layed back people as is tony . He runs a very good local pub who welcomes outsiders in as if you have always drank there. We ate and drank on a food night and...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Tony Hook knows that running a country pub in a fickle market is tough, so you can either chase the market or make the market and he's gone for the latter. When you are off the beaten track and there aren't too many chimney pots...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank PeterHaydon50
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This really is a unique place. We ate here twice whilst staying nearby. Settle at the bar with a drink and let Tony talk you through what's on offer- no menus here. Venison he's just butchered after hanging in his meat store for 21 days?...More

Date of visit: August 2016
2  Thank jayp201608
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