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

Our menus were updated October 2016 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.

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The Compasses Inn Main Menu
(available lunchtimes and evenings)

Soup and Homemade Bread £6.00
Crispy Pigs Cheeks with Pickled Apple and English Mustard and Sage Mayonnaise £7.95
Curried Mussel Tart with Charred Cucumber and Coriander Salad £8.95
Smoked Mackerel with Honeyed Pear, Black Pudding and Ver jus £7.95
Godmersham Pheasant and Bacon Brioche Bun with Confit Onions £7.95
Guinea Fowl Terrine with Crispy Sweetcorn and Soused Red Onion £7.95
Hazelnut Crusted Salt Baked Celeriac with Pickled Giroilles £6.95

Steamed Cod Loin with Anchovy Gratin Potatoes and Roasted Fennel
Roast Alysbury Duck with Pan Roasted Potato, Braised Red Cabbage, Glazed Prunes
Pork Belly with Almandine Potatoes, Roast Chicory and Almond Milk Sauce
Beer Braised Shin of Beef with Parsley Dumpling, Hot Pot Potatoes and Glazed Carrots
Roast Onion, Leek and Spinach Pudding with Crispy Shallots, Black Truffle Garlic Cream
Hallibut with Cauliflower Puree, Confit Potatoes and a Brown Shrimp and Tarragon Jus

Triple Cooked Dripping Chips £2.50 add Truffle Salt and Twineham Grange Cheese 50p
Wilted Greens £2.50
Bread and Home churned Butter £1.00 per person

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2 courses £14.95 or 3 courses £17.95
Per Person

Soup with Homemade Bread
Duck Faggot with Roast Onion Puree
Cuttle Fish, Morcilla and Black Eye Pea Stew

Pan Fried Ham Hock with Drippings Chips and Fried Egg
Sea Bass with Chorizo, Potatoes and Fennel
Courgette and Goats Cheese Fritters with Tomato Chutney

Vanilla Panna Cotta with Berries and Meringue
Chocolate Delice with Raspberry Sorbet
Mrs Kirkham’s Lancashire Cheddar Cheese with Apple and Crackers

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Vanilla Crème Brulee

Salted Caramel Parfait with Chocolate Cream

Caramelised Pear with Whipped Cream Cheese, Crisp Gingerbread and Butterscotch Sauce

Warm Pressed Apple with Vanilla Ice Cream and Crumbled Shortbread

Almond tart with Glazed Prunes and Cinnamon Ice Cream

£6.95 each

Selection of English Cheeses with Crackers and Quince Paste
(Ashmore Goats Cheese, Sommerset Brie, Smoked Applewood and Colston Bassett Stilton) £8.95

Affogato £4.50
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


We now use the ResDiary on-line Booking System.

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If you wish to contact us with regard to anything else please call:
01227 700 300
or email using the link below

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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.