Menus & Booking

If planning to eat we strongly advise booking!
Our food is prepared fresh to order and, whilst we always try to accommodate, we cannot guarantee prompt service or availability for customers who have not booked.

Menus

Our menus are regularly updated but nevertheless are sample menus and will vary according to seasonal availability. If you wish to discuss a specific dish please call 01227 700 300.
  • STARTERS & MAIN COURSES

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    The Compasses Inn Main Menu
    (available lunchtimes and evenings)

    STARTERS

    Celeriac Soup with Burnt Pear Puree and Smoked Eel £7.50
    Treacle Marinated Short Rib with Confit Egg Yolk, Crisp Shallot and Mustard Clotted Cream £8.95
    Citrus Cured Sea Trout with Raw Crème Fraiche, Charred Radish and Parsley Granita £8.95
    Earl Grey Brined and glazed Chicken with Puy Lentils and Pancetta £8.95
    Grilled Mackerel with Roscoff Onions, Onion Broth and Dill Oil £7.95
    Whipped Goats Cheese with Candied Apple, Dry Roasted Peanut Granola and Onion Seeds £7.95
    Venison Ragu with Horseradish and Thyme £9.95

    MAINS

    Roast Duck Breast with Confit Duck Potatoes and Clementine Glazed Chicory £21.95
    Butternut Squash and Rosemary Terrine with Swiss Chard, Chestnuts and Black Truffle Cream £17.95
    Pork Belly with Parsnip Puree, Morteau Sausage and Fermented Red Cabbage £18.95
    Norfolk Quail, Bacon, Onion and Sage Pie with Brussel Sprouts and Cranberry Jus £20.95
    Fillet of Hake with Herb Gnocchi, Kale and Crab Bisque £18.95
    Roast Stone Bass with Jerusalem Artichoke Puree, Braised Oxtail and Red Wine Sauce £19.95

    SIDES

    Bread & Home Churned Butter Board £1.50 per person
    Triple Cooked Dripping Chips £3.00 Add Truffle and Twineham Grange Cheese £1.00
    Wilted Greens or Mash Potato £2.50

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    The Compasses Inn Main Menu
    (available lunchtimes and evenings)

    STARTERS

    Celeriac Soup with Burnt Pear Puree and Smoked Eel
    £7.50
    Treacle Marinated Short Rib with Confit Egg Yolk, Crisp Shallot and Mustard Clotted Cream
    £8.95
    Citrus Cured Sea Trout with Raw Crème Fraiche, Charred Radish and Parsley Granita
    £8.95
    Earl Grey Brined and glazed Chicken with Puy Lentils and Pancetta
    £8.95
    Grilled Mackerel with Roscoff Onions, Onion Broth and Dill Oil
    £7.95
    Whipped Goats Cheese with Candied Apple, Dry Roasted Peanut Granola and Onion Seeds
    £7.95
    Venison Ragu with Horseradish and Thyme
    £9.95

    MAINS

    Roast Duck Breast with Confit Duck Potatoes and Clementine Glazed Chicory
    £21.95
    Butternut Squash and Rosemary Terrine with Swiss Chard, Chestnuts and Black Truffle Cream
    £17.95
    Pork Belly with Parsnip Puree, Morteau Sausage and Fermented Red Cabbage
    £18.95
    Norfolk Quail, Bacon, Onion and Sage Pie with Brussel Sprouts and Cranberry Jus
    £20.95
    Fillet of Hake with Herb Gnocchi, Kale and Crab Bisque
    £18.95
    Roast Stone Bass with Jerusalem Artichoke Puree, Braised Oxtail and Red Wine Sauce
    £19.95

    SIDES

    Bread & Home Churned Butter Board
    £1.50 per person
    Triple Cooked Dripping Chips
    £3.00
    Add Truffle and Twineham Grange Cheese
    £1.00
    Wilted Greens or Mash Potato
    £2.50

  • DESSERTS

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    COMPASSES INN DESSERT MENU

    Eggnog Brulee with Almond and Cinnamon Biscuits
    Chocolate and Pistachio Delice with Milk Sorbet
    Sticky Toffee Pudding with Toffee Sauce and Malt and Barley Ice Cream
    Poached Pear, Ginger Cake, Salted Caramel Ice Cream and Ginger Beer Granita
    £7.50 each

    Roquefort on Toasted Brioche with Fig Jam and Truffled Balsamic £8.95

    Affogato £4.50
    Espresso Martini £9.50
    Grahams LBV Port 2007 50ml £4.50
    Errazuriz Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2011 125ml £5.00
    Petit Guiraud Sauternes 2012/13 Half Bottle £22.00
    De Bortolli ‘Old Boys’ 21 Year Old Tawny 50ml £5.00
    Remy Martin VSOP Cognac 25ml £3.30
    Laphroiag 10 Year Old Malt Whiskey 25ml £3.30
    Hennessey XO 25ml £8.00

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    COMPASSES INN DESSERT MENU

    Eggnog Brulee with Almond and Cinnamon Biscuits

    Chocolate and Pistachio Delice with Milk Sorbet

    Sticky Toffee Pudding with Toffee Sauce and Malt and Barley Ice Cream

    Poached Pear, Ginger Cake, Salted Caramel Ice Cream and Ginger Beer Granita

    All the above: £7.50 each


    Roquefort on Toasted Brioche with Fig Jam and Truffled Balsamic
    £8.95




    Affogato
    £4.50
    Espresso Martini
    £9.50
    Grahams LBV Port 2007 50ml
    £4.50
    Errazuriz Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2011, 125ml
    £5.00
    Petit Guiraud Sauternes 2012/13 Half Bottle
    £22.00
    De Bortolli ‘Old Boys’ 21 Year Old Tawny 50ml
    £5.00
    Remy Martin VSOP Cognac 25ml
    £3.30
    Laphroiag 10 Year Old Malt Whiskey 25ml
    £3.30
    Hennessey XO 25ml
    £8.00

  • SET LUNCHES

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    COMPASSES INN SET LUNCH MENU
    2 courses £16.95 or 3 courses £19.95 Per Person

    Butternut Squash Soup with Homemade Bread
    Crispy Lamb Scrumpet with Basil Mayo
    Twineham Grange Cheese Dumplings with Charred Celeriac

    Braised Ox Cheek with Mash, Kale and a Mustard Cream Sauce
    Poached Torbay Sole with Buttered New Potatoes and hollandaise
    Leek and Potato Pie with Ratatouille Dressing

    Sticky Date Cake with Vanilla Cream
    Cherry and Almond Artic Roll
    Cave Aged Cheddar with Quince, Apple and Crackers

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    COMPASSES INN SET LUNCH MENU
    2 courses £16.95
    3 courses £19.95 Per Person


    Butternut Squash Soup with Homemade Bread

    Crispy Lamb Scrumpet with Basil Mayo

    Twineham Grange Cheese Dumplings with Charred Celeriac



    Braised Ox Cheek with Mash, Kale and a Mustard Cream Sauce

    Poached Torbay Sole with Buttered New Potatoes and hollandaise

    Leek and Potato Pie with Ratatouille Dressing



    Sticky Date Cake with Vanilla Cream

    Cherry and Almond Artic Roll

    Cave Aged Cheddar with Quince, Apple and Crackers

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Dog Friendly

Well behaved dogs are very welcome in the bar. However, we are not normally able to accommodate dogs in the restaurant area. If you wish to bring your dog whilst dining, please discuss when booking to ensure we can accommodate you in the bar area. All dogs must be under control and on the lead.