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Three Compasses
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Address: 66, Cowcross St, Farringdon, London, EC1M 6BP [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 5145) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Farringdon (0.1 miles), Barbican (0.3 miles), Chancery Lane (0.4 miles)

Nearest DLR station Bank (0.9 miles)

Nearest train stations Farringdon (0 miles), London Barbican (0.3 miles), City Thameslink (0.4 miles)

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> Current user rating: 5.2/10 (rated by 26 users)
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user reviews of the Three Compasses, Farringdon

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Easily missed. Depends what you want. More of a pub than a bar which is unusual for the area. Good place for watching sport/football - rarely gets too busy but also have efficient and very friendly bar staff. Good value as well.

In my experience though, and I'm usually a beer drinker, the quality of the bitter is indifferent at best here - I like the place but drink lager or cider here so am marking it down to a 7 because of the mediocre beer quality.
mike_s - 18 May 2018 11:57
As a previous poster said, front of the pub is almost hidden it is so unimposing, and I walked past before realising I'd missed it.

Busy-ish with the afterwork crowd when I popped in on Friday evening.

Two ales on tap - Deuchars and Santa's Little Helper, with the latter very drinkable and �3.45 for a pint.

Food was on offer, but all I can tell you is that crisps were 90p a bag.

Okay enough for a couple of beers, but not somewhere you'd spend all night.

duchyjim - 9 Jan 2012 10:11
was in on thursday night, pints of Deuchars were in good condition and crisp. watched the 1st half of the liverpool match on the screen while chaating with a couple of chaps who use this as their work local. staff were attentive and the visit overall was fine. would return if in the area again
kiwiphil - 7 Aug 2010 14:03
Just down the road from Farringdon tube the Three Compasses has a fairly small unimposing street front that leads into a larger room than expected. It's pretty bland though and almost "All Bar Oneish" in environment. A couple of plasma screens on the walls provide the sports entertainment. The clientele were mainly suits in for an after work pint and quite frankly they're welcome to it.
murgatroyd - 6 Dec 2009 21:42
I was in here after work a few days ago. Quite liked it. Half busy, good vibe and tasty beer. Will be returning.
Wiley_man - 20 Nov 2009 16:33

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