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The Compasses

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Holbrook €€ - €€€ , British,
Ipswich Road, Holbrook, Babergh District IP9 2QR, England
+44 1473 328332
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“steak burger” (3 reviews)
“curries” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Ipswich Road, Holbrook, Babergh District IP9 2QR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in at lunchtime while on a walk received a friendly welcome I chose the fish finger sandwich which was delicious some had the fish and chips this also looked excellent a good choice of real ale on tap. The Compasses has recently been refurbished...More

Thank cfgibson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was very good, although the food was slow in arriving (they weren't very busy) also we had to chase one of the meals as somewhere along the line it had been missed but having said this the food was very good, hot and...More

Thank roppet59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked; arrived at 7pm, but had to wait at least 25 minutes before someone came to take our order. Our food arrived at 8pm. The lasagne was tasty but looked as if it had been either warmed up or kept warm for a while....More

Thank ZinniaRose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here in the week and we're impressed with the friendliness of the staff and how nice the pub looks after being redecorated since our last visit. Food was very tasty and well presented. I had the salmon and prawn pie and my partner...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Lovely atmosphere , food delicious, nothing too much trouble for our Hostess who was very attentive and welcoming to our Ladies club.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

This restaurant is a lovely atmosphere, with great lighting! However, none of us were too comfortable on the chairs provided. The food was wonderful. We had the salmon wellington with prawns and asparagus and scampi and chips. All in all, the evening was absolutely amazing....More

1  Thank thedebster22
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Came as guests in a party of ten on a Saturday evening. Had pre-booked our meals to assist timing Bar areas spacious and comfortable and drinks served to tables. Restaurant area well laid out and comfortable. Meal when came was overcooked, particularly the steaks which...More

Thank EnglandD&B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My wife & I took another couple to the Holbrook Compasses for lunch, this being our first visit here in perhaps over 30 years. Spotlessly clean and very nicely decorated/furnished, our first impressions were favourable. They were even better when we ate our meals which...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

3 of us had lunch here 2 days ago. 2 of us had starters - whitebait with curry mayo, and prawn cocktail. Both very nice but the bread was a slight disappointment, just standard sliced loaf stuff. Our mains were gammon steak, 2 eggs and...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Called in the compasses today after been out for a walk with the dogs. We expected to eat and drink outside but the guy said it's ok to bring them in. Think he was a little surprised when we bought in three greyhounds. We had...More

Thank carl v
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Patrick B
17 October 2015|
Response from Wendy B | Reviewed this property |
I have certainly seen dogs with their owners in the bar area (not the restaurant, obviously). Might be best to check direct though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ipswich Road, Holbrook, Babergh District IP9 2QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Holbrook
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 328332
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