Compasses, Tunbridge Wells
Open Today: 12:00pm - 12:00am

about our pub

Dating back to the early 17th century, The Compasses is now recognised as the oldest pub and oldest building in Tunbridge Wells. Hidden away on Little Mount Sion, The Compasses maintains its original charm.

Opening Hours

Friday
12:00pm - 12:00am
Saturday
12:00pm - 12:00am
Sunday
12:00pm - 10:00pm
Monday
12:00pm - 11:00pm
Tuesday
12:00pm - 11:00pm
Wednesday
12:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday
12:00pm - 11:00pm

Serving Hours

Friday
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday
12:00pm - 8:00pm
Monday
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday
12:00pm - 9:00pm

Facilities

Top-notch amenities to make sure you have a great time. Here’s what you can expect when you visit The Compasses:

  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Beer Garden
  • WiFi

What makes us special

Find out what makes us special at The Compasses and come and join us!

The Compasses, Kent

While many visit Tunbridge Wells for its eye-catching architecture and beautifully landscaped gardens, the wisest of visitors also know that The Compasses pub is also a must see. Officially recognised as the oldest public house in the area, we’ve been around since the 17th century. So when you step in to take a break from a long day’s sightseeing in Kent, we’ll be sure to welcome you with the utmost standard of hospitality.

For the finest pub food in a friendly, relaxed pub atmosphere book your visit to The Compasses today.

A pub for everyone

We’re a proudly wheelchair accessible pub that’s family friendly, with free Wi-Fi available to keep TikTok lovers preoccupied and a beer garden to let restless dogs roam. Inside you’ll find a brightly lit open plan venue with a live fireplace to recharge by as you enjoy your drink.

Feast on what your stomach desires

If the sound of beer-battered cod, crispy chips cooked three times, hearty pies, BBQ chicken wings or pan-seared steak tickle your fancy, you’ll feel right at home with our restaurant quality food! Be sure to check out our Sunday roast listings, full menu and Kids menu for the full range of dishes to suit all meat-eater, vegans and non-gluten requirements alike.

Two guests enjoying a drink together

Gift Cards

Give the gift of a cold pint on a hot day, a family catch up, the perfect place to watch the winning goal, and even more, with the Greene King gift card.

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