Compasses Inn

Sole Street, Crundale, United Kingdom, CT47ES
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WEDNESDAY to SATURDAY
Open: 12-3pm & 6pm-11pm
Food orders: 12-2:30pm & 6-9:30pm

SUNDAY
Open: 12-6pm
Food orders: 12-4pm

MONDAYS & TUESDAYS
Closed (including Bank Holidays)

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About Compasses Inn

Hidden above the Downs between Canterbury and Ashford in Kent, the Compasses Inn is a great Rural Country Pub find whether you are looking for a pitstop whilst cycling or walking, a relaxed lunch, a special evening meal, or a pint of fine Kentish ale.

Husband and wife team Rob & Donna Taylor are just into their third year at the Compasses and clearly have a great love for what they do - reflected in the pubs' appearance and the care and attention to every detail inside. They have a wealth of knowledge between them gained at some of the best restaurants and hotels in London and Australia

Robert says he feels lucky to own such a gorgeous pub in a very beautiful part of rural Kent. "As an area of Outstanding Natural beauty (AONB) we are surrounded by Game Estates, Rivers for Fishing, amazing Farmlands with Local Producers - and not to forget the stunning coastline within striking distance." With meats coming from as little as 1/4 mile down the road, and vegetables, herbs and fruits used from their own garden, they really have grasped the concept of fresh local produce.

Donna describes the Compasses as a "muddy wellies and fine food kind of place" adding that "we have not lost sight of the pub's history as a Fine Ale House, and we endeavour to complement this with a fine Modern British Menu offering both light lunches and full evening meals with traditional foods in contemporary style

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

We have been coming here regularly over the last few years and the food never disappoints. We were a party of 4 and enjoyed a relaxing and delicious Sunday lunch. We all chose different dishes and we were all happy with what we had. An exciting and varied menu. We will be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Lovely evening, friendly cosy venue with lovely staff. Couldn’t fault the food. Not inexpensive but you get what you pay for.

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Visited On Thursday, 16 January 2020

Bit of a challenging journey in the dark when you don't know the area but it was worth it once we arrived. Very inviting atmosphere ,cheerful friendly service. Very much enjoyed our meals ; I chose a conventional pork belly which was well cooked - crispy outside and beautifully tender inside - my wife had the trout which had some unusual flavours which she thoroughly enjoyed. Well worth a visit

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Fantastic food, fantastic service, fantastic atmosphere!

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Wow first time at Compasses won't be our last couldn't fault the the service and all of the food it was fantastic . Every course was an experience in fine dining the Atmosphere was very welcoming we felt at home as soon as we walked in they are just great ! We will be back soon .

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Athough the food was nice and the young waiting staff friendly. The older lady was rude and the chef really unhelp. I have been to better restuarants some with michelin star and they have been more accomodating, Not somewhere I would return to or recommend.

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Exquisite food, so perfectly balanced and seasoned, carefully composed and beautifully presented. Masterful cooking.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Great service + food

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Well worth the drive !

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

We had a lovely time and will be recommending Compasses Inn to family & friends.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Excellent quality food, fantastic service Apologies for my friend I had with me

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

Another outstanding meal!!! Customer service is always with a smile and they always say farewell as you leave! The bread is to die for and on a bleak winters day the roaring fire is a welcome sight! This isn’t just a pub with food it’s a place I would recommend to my friends with high standards and know that they too will absolutely love the food and service!!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Fantastic evening definitely going back

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Booked a few months in advance, we had a table for seven on the Sunday before Christmas. Warmly greeted to a wonderful country pub. Service was attentive, without being over bearing, and the food was first class. Overall, I would fully recommend, you get what you pay for, and there is a reason the Compasses features in the Michelin guide. You will not be disappointed.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Absolutely brilliant. Could not have been better Many thanks

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Super

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

What a fantastic restaurant, we have eaten here a few times and the staff and service is always exemplary. The food is also amazing!!

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

The set lunch is outstanding value for money. Superb food.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

Really excellent food in a beautiful old pub.

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Food was excellent and nicely presented, the service and enthusiasm of the serving staff was exceptional.

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

Beautiful dining area. Excellent food, efficient and friendly service, great wine list

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Excellent food as always, lovely roaring fire and service with a smile. Lunch is fantastic value.

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

Our first time with you. We will be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

Amazing as always

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

Exceptional in every aspect!

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