square & compasses- opening from april 12th


The Square & Compasses is your classic, cosy village pub! Situated in the heart of Great Shelford, The Square is everything a village pub should be, warm, family orientated with very friendly staff and an excellent reputation for food.

The kitchen will be open Tuesday - Sunday with all dishes being freshly prepared. Please pre-order your takeaways by 8pm the day before your desired collection or delivery date to guarantee availability. A member of our team will call you back to confirm your order and take your card payment. Please note that once we have received your payment we cannot change your order.

We are currently offering a free food delivery service to the Shelford's, Sawston, Stapleford and Hauxton only which we can deliver during our kitchen opening hours.  

A slightly limited drinks menu will be available when we are open so we apologise in advance if your favourite is not on. All measures have been taken & guidelines adhered to to ensure maximum levels of cleanliness at all times, yours, and our staffs safety. 

We look forward to welcoming & seeing you all again in these strange times. Thank you for your support & patience whilst we adapt to this new way of working. 

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Initial Opening Hours

Monday Saturday - 12pm-Late

Sunday 12pm-4pm


Operating under local Tier 2 Restrictions and Regulations. 

Kitchen Opening Hours:

Monday- Kitchens closed

Tuesday to Saturday -  12pm-2pm and 5pm-8:30pm

Sunday - 12pm-3pm

For Takeaways and Deliveries:


After pre-ordering online, a member of our team will be in contact to take payment over the phone and to confirm your order. 

Or call up on 01223 843273 - please leave a message with a name and contact number if you are unable to get through and we will return your call as soon as we can.

For takeaway collections please follow the signs indicating the one way system. Thank you for your patience.

Free Delivery available to The Shelford's, Stapleford, Sawston and Hauxton addresses. Minimum order of £10.

Operating under current restrictions and regulations. Outside seating only with a maximum of 6 people to a table from up to 2 households. Therefore booking is strongly advised.

If you are showing any signs or symptoms of Covid-19 then please do not step foot on the premises.

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Temporary Menu for covid-19 measures

Food available for eating in, takeaway and local delivery:

Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-2pm and 5pm-8:30pm

Sunday Roasts 12pm-3pm

Monday Kitchens Closed

Full Menu available to order for free collection or delivery to Great and Little Shelford, Stapleford and Sawston addresses.

Booking by 8pm the evening before is highly recommended but not essential.

Sunday roasts must be pre-ordered by 8pm on Saturday.

Please use our Pre-Order page to place your order.

A member of the team will then call you back to confirm your order and take payment over the phone. 

Or call up on 01223 843273

Enquiries about any allergens don't hesitate to give us a call!

Whilst every care has been taken to ensure food is allergen free where stated we cannot guarantee due to risk of cross-contamination.

Children's Menu also available for eating in

Beef Lasagne with Chips OR Garlic Bread and Side Salad £11.95

BBQ Spare Ribs with Chips (df) £12.95

Scampi with Chips and Garden Peas (df) £10.95

Fish Cakes with Chips and Garden Peas £10.95

Chilli Enchiladas with Side Salad OR Chips (dfo) £10.95

Chicken Tikka Masala with Rice, Poppadom's and Mango Chutney £10.95

Lamb Rogan Josh with Rice, Poppadom's and Mango Chutney £10.95

Vegetable Korma with Rice, Poppadom's and Mango Chutney (V) £10.95 

Feta Salad £8.95 (V) 

Bangers and Mash with Peas and Gravy £10.95

Fish Pie with Seasonal Vegetables £10.95

Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers with Chips OR Side Salad (dfo, V, Ve Option Available) £10.95

Plain Burger and Chips £9.95

Cheese Burger and Chips £10.95

Fully Loaded Burger (Cheese, Bacon and Onion Rings) £12.95

Salmon and Broccoli Bake with New Potatoes and Garden Peas £10.95 

Ham, Egg, Chips and Peas or Beans - £9.95 EAT IN ONLY

Sausage, Egg, Chips and Peas or Beans - £9.95 EAT IN ONLY

Pie of the Day with Seasonal Vegetables - £10.95 EAT IN ONLY

Battered Cod with Garden or Mushy Peas and Tartar Sauce £12.95

Battered Haddock with Garden or Mushy Peas and Tartar Sauce £12.95

Sharing Portion of Chilli Wedges - £8.95

Portion of Garlic Bread (V) - £2.50

Portion of Chips (ve) £2

Portion of Sweet Potato Fries (df) £2.50

Side Salad Extra (ve) £2

Portion of Onion Rings (df) £2.50

Lunchtime Specials - EAT IN ONLY

Omelette with Chips or Side Salad - Plain, Cheese, Ham (dfo) £5.50/£6.50

Jacket Potato with Side Salad - Plain, Cheese, Tuna, Beans, Chilli (dfo) £5.50/£6.50/£7.50

Sandwiches on Brown or White Bread with Chips - Cheese, Tuna, Ham, Sausage (dfo) £5.95/£6.95

Toasties on White or Brown Bread with Chips - Cheese. Ham, Tuna (dfo) £7.95 One Filling £8.95 Two Fillings

Snack Menu - EAT IN ONLY

Portion of Chips (ve) £2

Portion of Sweet Potato Fries  (df) £2.50

Portion of Onion Rings (df) £2.50

Portion of Cheesy Chips £3 (dfo)

Single Portion Chilli Wedges £4.95

Sharing Portion Chilli Wedges £8.95

Single Portion Nachos (dfo and Vegan Option) £4.95

Sharing Portion Nachos (dfo and Vegan Option) £8.95

Dessert Menu

Cheesecake of the Day £4.50/ £3.50 Takeaway

Brownie of the Day (gf) £4.50/ £3.50 Takeaway

Tiffin of the Day (ve) £4.50/ £3.50 Takeaway

Lemon Tart - £4.50/ £3.50 Takeaway

Orange and Almond Tray Bake (gf) - £4.50/ £3.50 Takeaway

V - Vegetarian Ve - Vegan df - Dairy Free dfo - Dairy Free Option gf - Gluten Free

Gluten Free Options can be made available if ordered at least 2 days in advance


Thank cod it's friday

Running alongside the menu, served Friday 5pm - 8:30pm on a first come, first served bases. 

Book early to avoid disappointment! 

Freshly Battered Cod with chips, salad and peas or mushy peas £12.95
Freshly Battered Haddock with chips, salad and peas or mushy peas £12.95


Sunday Lunch

Served Sunday 12pm - 3pm on a first come, first served bases. 

Book early to avoid disappointment! 

Three Roasted Meat Options with all the trimmings and Yorkshire Pudding £10.95

Vegetarian Roast with vegetarian gravy, all the trimmings and a Yorkshire Pudding (ve Without Yorkshire) £10.95

Ask upon calling what the meat options will be each week (Beef, Lamb, Chicken or Pork upon rotation)