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“Worth the effort to get to!”
Review of The Compasses Inn

The Compasses Inn
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Ranked #3 of 5 Restaurants in Tisbury
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

The service is always friendly and efficient, the menu is seasonal and delicious. We love the Compasses for its rural location and gorgeous setting. It's off the beaten track and that probably stops too many people getting there. We've always had a brilliant time there either as a couple or with groups of friends and family!

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Reviewed 1 April 2014

We went as an extended family group, inside is cosy if a little dark. Good range of ales, and dishes are above average Mains about £17, starters and puds £6. Clean toilets and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 30 March 2014

Situated in a very rural location The Compasses is well worth the effort of getting there.

The bar is very olde worlde, the real thing and not some corporate designers conception of what it should be. Well kept real ales and a genuine welcome make for a pleasant start to a the meal.

The food is varied and interesting.

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Reviewed 26 March 2014

My husband and I stayed overnight with another couple to celebrate our dear friends birthday. Staying in the charming cottage next door and our friends in a room adjacent to the pub. It was all super cosy, well appointed and the best part a few steps from the beautiful pub.
Saturday evening the welcome, staff and attention to detail was fantastic. The food was truly marvellous from the spicy mulligatawny soup, steak, venison , prawn cocktail, treacle tart, cappuccino mousse, cheese and biscuits which we all devoured. Everything was perfectly cooked and presented exquisitely .
After a gloriously peaceful sleep, things were perfectly rounded off with a fantastic locally sourced full cooked English breakfast. Yum yum yum. Thank you

Thank Joe B
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

We went with a couple of friends on a Travelzoo offer. We caught the train from Salisbury and hiked for 40 minutes across the fields from Tisbury which helped to build up our appetite.The pub itself is a charming old village pub with bags of character. Two real ales on the bar which is always appreciated but the star of the show was definitely the food. Plenty of choice on the menu plus the specials boards and also a "light lunch" board. We ignored the light lunch and went for the full 3 course option. All of our choices were delicious, the service was first class and we were made to feel very welcome. We would definitely recommend it and will be revisiting sometime in the near future. Although we took advantage of the offer we would have no hesitation in paying the full price due to the quality of the food served.

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Thank Paul S
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