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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 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. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 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... More 

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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... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We cycled to this pub/hotel for their Sunday lunch which was excellent. The staff were very friendly and efficient. It is a nice quiet village pub with what looked like very good accommodation as well. An impressive childrens' play area was at the back together with outside tables. A little near to home for us to stay, but we will... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review and for choosing the Square for your Sunday lunch cycling stop. You must come and see us again and perhaps try one of our evening meals. More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a lovely one night stay at this pretty little pub. We had a lovely room, the pub itself is very old but lovely, it is inviting and oozes character and warmth. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and are planning to return in the summer with friends. Our room was lovely it was comfy with lovely bedding and... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review Pinkflamingo11. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much that you have already booked to come again with friends. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a lovely stay at this hotel. Booked a night as we were picking up a puppy locally. The old English pub is seeped in history being hundreds of years old, low beamed ceilings and very cosy with lovely sofas. We had a really delicious Sunday lunch with all the trimmings. We were so full afterwards we couldn't... More 

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

Thank you Caroline for your review. I hope that the puppy is settling in and that your husband is enjoying his new friend. More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Our stay at The Square and Compass was fantastic! Our hosts were warm and welcoming- as was the real fire in the bar! The rooms are beautiful and reminiscent of Swedish chalets. Incredibly comfortable bed, brilliant shower, and perfect temperature room. A note must be said about the food at the pub. It is top notch. Completely under-priced considering the... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review Catherine. I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'll pass your comments on to all of the staff. More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Very good service and the food was excellent and plenty of it. The staff were very helpful and very friendly. I would certainly use this hotel again and plan to go back very soon. This time will go with my wife as this trip was with my brother on a fishing break.

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

Thank you for your review Robert. It was a real pleasure meeting you and your brother. Good luck with the fishing and we hope to welcome you and your wife soon. More 

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  • 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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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
Location: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Normanton on Trent
Price Range: $81 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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