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“Keep driving by”
Review of The Compasses Inn

The Compasses Inn
Ranked #2 of 4 Restaurants in Gomshall
Price range: US$8 - US$13
Cuisines: British, Gastropub
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Pub food with lots of specials, seasonal fish specials and sharing boards. 4 steak choices.
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Being a warm September Saturday evening, my wife and I decided to stop for a drink in the Compasses. There is a stream running by and what looks like a nice beer garden (from afar). Now I wish we had carried on driving and not stopped. The drinks were very expensive (higher even than London prices), my wife was offered a dirty glass, the place is scruffy and "rough", the bar area smelt of "old food", the barman disinterested in customer service and the outside area, when viewed close up, is unkempt. We will not be returning and my advice to others is to keep driving past.

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Called in for a quick lunch after a visit to the gin distillery. Very clean pub. Barmaid was excellent, looked like Amy Winehouse.
Sandwiches good, fresh bread and plenty of filling. Noticed a stream outside which was proving very popular with children. Garden area was lovely and all very tidy. Will call in again if I'm in the area.

Thank Diane C
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Good location and nice garden with small children’s play area. Ordering sandwiches as a quick lunch but very poor. Basic bread, no butter, very dry depending what filling you order. If there is a next time will definitely order something else.

Thank vhb123
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub for a meal with the family on more than one occasion. Reasonable prices, excellent food. Will not be the last visit

1  Thank Andy B
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Ordered a lunch time sandwich; cheese, tomato, pickle. Bread was cheap white bread. The chap who took our order was curt to say the least, didn’t feel welcomed. The sandwich was two dry slices of cheap white bread and a pre-cut square of cheese. Poorly presented and tasteless which tells me it was low cost ingredients. Would not go back.

Thank Malcolm P
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