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Three Compasses

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129 Beach Street, Deal CT14 6JS, England
+44 1304 374661
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Dover, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always enjoy my visits here. The food is hearty rather than Nouvelle Cuisine, which is fine by me. We went on a cold night in November and it was warm and relaxing inside even with the odd gust of wind when someone came through the door. The staff were very good and they dealt with my food allergy just... More 

Thank Sharon M
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met up here yesterday with friends I had trained with more years ago that seems possible, and really enjoyed relaxing and chatting together over a delicious and very reasonable set lunch. The staff were very welcoming and accommodating. Worth booking (we did) as it seemed full and popular.

Thank Rosemary B
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch and the restaurant was pretty full. It took a while to take our order but the staff were friendly. We were then given a homemade bread roll which was good but very salty. We had to wait 50 minutes for our food and everybody around us seemed to be getting theirs first! When it did... More 

Thank Broughts
Dover, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

The restaurant is beautifully decorated and very clean and bright. The service is friendly and efficient. Although the food was not to my personal liking (I would have liked some lighter choices as everything came with sauces and mashed potato), it was well cooked, nicely presented and good size portions. Everyone enjoyed their meal and it was good value for... More 

Thank Mel L
Deal, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We are regulars at the Three Compasses so do not always think to write a review. However on Friday evening we were a party of seven with our daughter and her friends and we were reminded who good the 3Cs can be. We ordered from all corners of the menu and the food was universally well received and appreciated with... More 

Thank GreyMane2014
Deal, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

What a delight, definitely the best in Deal , we love our food and we was not disappointed,no wonder even the French come to eat here.

Thank Roy C
Surrey, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Just really good cooking, nice menu and very pleasant house wine. You really feel that everything is made in house (which is sadly not always the case) including the bread rolls. We thought it looked bit pricey (most mains were £15.95 each) but as this was for the complete dish including vegetables it seemed good value for quality food. Pleasant... More 

Thank Gilliantomlinson
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

set menu good value although not a lot of choice but what we had was lovely. Place clean and staff very nice, overall good place.

Thank toffeegirlKent
Watford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Three of us went out for a meal; the one paying had eaten in London the night before, at a well known chef's place and said that he preferred his meal at the Three Compasses.We saw the size of the portions before we ordered and opted not to have starters. Two of us ate the beef which was delicious and... More 

Thank LadyR2012
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

For Sunday lunch there is an excellent menu to choose from, not just 'roast'. Everything is well cooked and presented, and good value. The pricing is simple,with none of the arbitrary differences of £1 between items that is such an unnecessary feature of most menus. The service is quick and friendly.

Thank Leon W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, British
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Beach Street, Deal CT14 6JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 374661

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?