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Square & Compass

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight here on a Sunday night of a bank holiday weekend. The room was comfy and warm, clean and tidy. Breakfast was toast and cereal with some greek yogurt and berries. friendly sociable pub cat! No complaints, (other than the large spider in our room but that was hardly their fault!) very pleasant would stay here again.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Stayed the one night on business. Allocated the middle of the three adjoined shalet/rooms. Noted a strong unpleasant aroma within the room not unlike a cat having sprayed. I realise that this was not the reason for the aroma but mentioned it to the young chap who had allocated me the room. I think they may have had a problem...

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Buxton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We spent two nights at the Square & Compass, eating in the bar both times, enjoying excellent food at reasonable prices, served by enthusiastic staff. Parts of this eighteenth century hostelry are unspoiled. The room, in a chalet-type modern building about 100 yards away, was on the small side, sparsely furnished and lacking adequate sound proofing from adjacent rooms. The...

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Jane W, Owner at Square & Compass, responded to this review

Thank you Alan for taking the time to review your visit at the Square and Compass and I'm really pleased that you enjoyed the pub, found our staff enthusiastic and the food excellent. I'm sorry to read that you were not so happy with the accommodation or breakfast. All of our rooms have a double bed, double wardrobe, two bedside...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We visited and stayed for the 2nd time within a few months at the end of July, taking family with us for our return visit. We love this lovely cozy, clean and pretty country pub. All four of us had 4 delicious main meals all cooked to perfection and all were delicious. I was lucky to have made a fabulous...

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Jane W, Owner at Square & Compass, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. I shall certainly pass your comments on to our staff who will be proud that they are doing such a good job.

Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

An olde world village pub that has great food,beer,atmosphere,accomodation,lovely hosts and staff,all in the same place.It is situated in a very quiet village,but there always seems to be life here.We would highly recommend the Square&Compass for a break of any kind(peace &quiet,fishing,or anything that takes your fancy.We will return!

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Jane W, Owner at Square & Compass, responded to this review

Thank you Gordon for the review. It was really great to meet you both and if we are ever in Tobermorey we'll definitely give Rosie and yourself a shout.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

We recently had a meal here booked at short notice, delicious fresh home made food, good variety of choices even for a veggie. Only downside was our main courses were so delicious we didn't leave room for any of the very enticing desserts. Service from our waitress was calm, courteous and helpful. Great food great value for money. Looking forward...

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Jane W, Manager at Square & Compass, responded to this review

Thank yo so much for your lovely review. We do pride ourselves on our freshly prepared food and are keen to provide food for vegetarians and those with intolerances to the best of our ability. Please do pay us another visit and this time leave room for dessert.

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My family and myself went here for Sunday lunch.... After being told on the phone not to arrive until after 1.30 as they were so busy which is fair enough (although it's a pub and not a restaurant so no idea why we couldn't turn up early) when we arrived it was dead apart from another couple who had just...

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Jane W, Manager at Square & Compass, responded to this review

Thanks for the review ,This is not how we at the square and compass remember the event ,You were given a dirty glass and Sarah was asked to change it by myself , I know Sarah well and would never shout or bark orders at her or any member of staff here ,we work as a team , Sarah was...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We stayed here at the weekend as we were cycling in the area. The accomodation was clean and comfy, .We had evening meal and breakfast while staying, both freshly cooked and very tasty. If we were in the are again, I would definately use the pub again. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!!

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

There was 5 ladies in our party for my Birthday, we all had a excellent meal,the staff were all very friendly and helpful, we all live locally and I will certainly be back. A lovely evening thank you.

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Jane W, Owner at Square & Compass, responded to this review

Thank you Pauline for taking the time to leave your lovely review. So pleased too that you had an excellent meal here at the Square and found our staff to be so friendly. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Stayed here last night. The room was nice and clean and looked newly decorated, thanks to Ikea - haha. The decor was nice and everything was well presented. The bed was very comfy which made a nice change from some of the places we have stayed over the years! The hairdryer (yes, there was one!) was quite an unusual one...

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Jane W, Owner at Square & Compass, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed the things that you did. I'm saddened to read that you felt that the shower 'attacked' you and question why you didn't mention it to us on the morning of your checkout. If there are issues you really should bring it to the...

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Square & Compass is a traditional English Country Inn dating back to 1550. Tales of hangings and ghosts abound. The Inn features low exposed beams, roaring log fires in the winter and outside dining and drinking areas with a garden and children's play area. Camping and Caravanning is also available in the Inn's large field adjoining the property. Three en suite bed and breakfast rooms are available with comfortable beds and stylish decor. A full range of local Hand Pulled Ales are available alongside a range of Largers, Craft & Bottled Beers and an excellent choice of Wines and Spirits. Food is traditional with Steaks, Home Made Pies, fresh Salads & fish dishes featuring. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Square & Compass

Address: 5 Eastgate, Normanton on Trent NG23 6RN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Normanton on Trent
Price Range: RM351 - RM385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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