or
or

Compasses Inn

Sole Street, Crundale, United Kingdom, CT47ES
Restaurant info
Opening Information

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)

Facilities

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
Price point:
£ £ £ £ £

Availability

Available Offers
This offer has price variations on different days. View full details.
Description
Available Dates
This reservation cannot be modified online. Please contact the restaurant directly to update this reservation.
Avios will be awarded within 14 days from dining.
Select an Area
Offers Available
We currently do not have availability for the date and/or time you have selected. However we may still be able to accommodate you. Please continue to complete your enquiry by clicking "MAKE ENQUIRY" and a member of our team will be in contact soon.
The time you have requested is not available. Please try a different time or date.
Diners Review
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
Sort By:
5 Stars:
766
4 Stars:
129
3 Stars:
21
2 Stars:
0
1 Star:
0
Visited On Wednesday, 20 February 2019

My fourth visit over three years. Always lovely menu and well executed. Helpful service and warm atmosphere.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

Stunning food and service, yet again. The quality remains unchanged from its formidable height reached on each and every previous occasion I have visited.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

We couldn’t fault any of the 3 course dishes, (sublime) nor the service or ambience. Only change I would make would be the eclectic music ! Other than that... can’t wait to return

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

London prices in the country but very good. A shame they’re not keen on casual drinkers.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Fantastic, inventive food, attentive staff and a perfect rustic inn vibe!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Amazing food!! Have been twice now, first time some friends took us and was amazed how delicious the food was and this time we booked as a couple and was equally as happy! is definatly our special place to go for dinner now, and altho its not a cheap evening out its 100% worth every penny!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

Loved everything about it

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

A really good dining experience, well above standard pub fare. Yes, a bit more expensive than some, but quality in all areas of the meal makes it worth it. The staff and in particular the "land lady" are really good fun to chat to, and we were looked after really well. The food itself was top notch!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

Fantastic as usual!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Great food relaxed atmosphere x

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Food is always excellent. Very helpful with helping select a menu for an allergy suffering customer!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Thursday, 31 January 2019

The cod was absolutely delicious and beautifully cooked

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 26 January 2019

We had a delicious dinner and fun evening - many thanks to the team at The Compasses! We will be back.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 27 January 2019

A great Sunday lunch and can't wait to come back again !

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 27 January 2019

Love everything! We have been to the Compasses many times, the food never disappoints. It is definitely my favourite restaurant in the area.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 26 January 2019

One of the best dining pubs in the country without a doubt. Inspirational food and brilliant service every single time.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 25 January 2019

Excellent food: each of my courses was good, interesting, good combination of flavours and textures, well presented. Very good service too. One minor criticism: our request for a "dry sherry" led to our being served a very sweet sherry indeed. This won't put us off returning, but please stock a dry sherry (eg Tio Pepe) for when we do!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

Food was lovely and beautifully presented

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday lunch at Compasses Inn. The food was beautifully executed and plated, the wine selection was spot on and the ambience was so charming and cosy. Also, the service was impeccable and the wait staff were so patient with us loud ladies. I will recommend this place without hesitation.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 16 January 2019

We had a fantastic night. Wonderful food in beautiful surroundings. Already looking forward to our next visit. Thanks.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 19 January 2019

Great hidden gem of a pub restaurant, reminded me of the hand and flowers in its very early days! Fabulous and so glad it’s considered a local place for us as we are residents of Ashford. Why did I not hear of this place sooner!, we’ll it’s becsuse it’s so great and a well kept secret! Would certainly recommend although don’t want too many people to know as like the ease of bookings without a 3 month waiting list, but I’m sure this is to yet come at this fabulous place. So I’ll be sure to be returning on a regular bases.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Thursday, 17 January 2019

We have dined at The Compasses quite a number of times and we have always been impressed with the service and the quality of the food is first class. We will be back.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 13 January 2019

never fails! without doubt the best Sunday Lunch in Kent

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

Really nice food again, sat in the bar this time which I preferred I think. Staff very good, attentive and friendly. :)

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

Superb on every front. Highly recommended

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money