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Square and Compass

Rigton Hill, Harrogate LS17 0DJ, England
+44 1423 733031
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Wasn’t our first choice, but exceeded expectations.

We first went to a favorite place, but it was full, so went here, even though one of our party was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
atayqed
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Key West, FL
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Qualification meal

Visited with my other half and his family to celebrate him qualifying as a Solicitor in March. Have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lcam94
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Located in beautiful countryside just outside Harrogate, The Square & Compass is a welcoming and stylish pub that offers good food, excellent service and a great range of beers and wines. Private dining available for up to 32 people. Meetings and special occasions catered for.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday lunch” (49 reviews)
“our waiter” (16 reviews)
“the pub” (28 reviews)
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Rigton Hill, Harrogate LS17 0DJ, England
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+44 1423 733031
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"sunday lunch"
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"our waiter"
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"the pub"
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"yorkshire pudding"
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"lamb"
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"booked a table"
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"north rigton"
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"lovely roast"
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"lovely waitress"
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"cooked to perfection"
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"family meal"
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"portion size"
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"evening meal"
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"bar area"
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"main course"
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"large party"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first went to a favorite place, but it was full, so went here, even though one of our party was not keen, after a previous less than stellar experience. This time, however, it was much better. The host/server was really good and did his...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my other half and his family to celebrate him qualifying as a Solicitor in March. Have been a couple of times before and the food never disappoints. Delicious three course meal and they cater for gluten-free no problem which we needed for a...More

Thank Lcam94
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service, plenty of staff but very little service. Food was average we had 2 burgers, bread on the burgers were over cooked. Never got asked if everything was ok with the meal.

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Samantha R, Owner at Square and Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am very sorry you did not experience the excellent standard of service we aim to offer. Thank you for alerting us. We discuss all feedback with our team and will look at why your visit was not good enough.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Square and compass is a favourite of mine, consistently good food and service. The menu is full of choice, changes seasonally and there is usually always a lovely fish special. The crumble and sticky toffee is also delicious. It’s really family and dog friendly, and...More

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Samantha R, Owner at Square and Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and feedback which we will discuss with our senior team. Many thanks for letting us know The Square & Compass is one of your favourite places to visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Wife & I live locally and dropped in for an early evening meal. The staff were excellent; very friendly and attentive. Whilst my Wife found her meal of chicken breast & garlic mash enjoyable, I was disappointed by the quality of the pie of...More

Thank Rob60JA
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Samantha R, Owner at Square and Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for telling us what was good about your visit - and what needed to be better. Following your feedback, we will certainly review the quality of our Steak & Guiness Pie and we do hope you will return in the future.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

What a great find, just outside Harrogate - we visited for Mother’s Day lunch and weren’t disappointed, on arrival we were shown straight to our seats in the window , which was lovely with plenty of room for us all. The lunch menu was great,...More

Thank AskeHaley
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Samantha R, Owner at Square and Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to celebrate Mother's Day with us. We are very pleased you enjoyed your meal and will share your feedback with all of our team.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Me and my family went to the square and compass on a Wednesday night and it was exceptional experience. The food was amazing and the atmosphere was very natural. India, the waitress that took care of us was very friendly and helpful

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Samantha R, Owner at Square and Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

What a lovely review. Thank you. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Was celebrating my wife's 50th birthday with family. Was given a warm welcome and great service. Thank you Grace. The food arrived quickly and all brought out together. We ordered various meals off the menu and all agreed very nice. We will definitely be back...More

Thank Geoff H
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Samantha R, Owner at Square and Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

It's great to know you plan to return to eat with us. Many thanks for your review. Grace will be thrilled to know you all enjoyed your celebratory meal.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had a lovely lunch at the Square and Compass after a fitting for wedding suits at Harrogate Suit Hire. All of the food was delicious - we had the fish and chips, New York strip, ham and eggs and pizza of the day followed...More

Thank Timothy W
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Samantha R, Owner at Square and Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

We are so pleased you came to see us after your special fitting. Thank you for taking the time to write a review which we will share with our team. Good luck with all your planning over the next few weeks.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

I visited with my family on Sunday at around 6pm and were welcomed immediately and given a great table in the bar. The atmosphere was great, the Sunday roasts were fantastic and Jayden looked after us really well and gave us a very attentive but...More

Thank Ronan C
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Samantha R, Owner at Square and Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Many thanks for your review. We will make sure Jayden knows how much you enjoyed being at The Square & Compass. Thank you for using Trip Advisor.

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Princess4999
27 February 2018|
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Response from MJKP | Reviewed this property |
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Jamesdeanrobson
9 January 2016|
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Response from Samantha R | Property representative |
Dear James. I am so sorry that I have only just seen your query. Did you visit the pub or is this for a future visit? It is very easy to book online via the pub's website (apologies I am unable to include the address in... More
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