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The Square & Compass

Rigton Hill, North Rigton, Harrogate LS17 0DJ, England
+44 1423 733031
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (26 reviews)
“beef” (39 reviews)
“sunday roast” (25 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rigton Hill, North Rigton, Harrogate LS17 0DJ, England
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1 - 10 of 867 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Phenomenal food. Excellent service and lovely building. Very good value, highly reccomend. Toliets very clean.

Thank Eloise W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up with a very old friend to catch up on life, Andy our waiter was non intrusive, but at the same time very efficient. Lovely atmosphere with wood burners blazing on a cold snowy afternoon. Food was divine, really recommend the Beef Deli sandwich...More

Thank ALOmLady
Samantha R, Owner at The Square & Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for using Trip Advisor to let us know how much you and your friend enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As it says...sunday lunch with all the trimmings. Slightly under seasoned but I'm just being picky and it's easily rectified Great service, couldn't fault it even though the staff were really run off their feet as it was so busy...they still smiled on Lovely setting...More

Thank Debirauk
Samantha R, Owner at The Square & Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Our team will be really pleased to know you enjoyed your Sunday lunch. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here a few times in the last few years and previously was happy with the food, service etc. Ate with friends last night and I’m now not happy. The table had been previously booked, but the reservation could not be found at first,...More

Thank Simonbikertrash
Samantha R, Owner at The Square & Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to give us feedback about your visit. We are very sorry we didn't get everything right for you. We will discuss all the points you have raised and will look in detail at what we needed to do better.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reserved a table on Sunday morning online. Arrived around 11.45am which the bar was open but we knew the food wasn't served until 12. We were shown to our table, drinks order taken and brought to us. At 12 our food order was taken...More

Thank GemmaPow
Samantha R, Owner at The Square & Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for recommending The Square & Compass and for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have some difficulty in reviewing this venue on the basis that there was absolutely nothing wrong -- but. It is a while since we last met up with our friends here and the place has been enlarged and changed. Maybe because of that the...More

Thank MnJ267
Samantha R, Owner at The Square & Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are grateful for all your feedback. Thank you for visiting. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't realise how this restaurant has improved since we last visited. We walk every month in the Dales and visit good restaurants after the walk. The Square and Compass delivered the very best Sunday roast I can ever remember. The place was quite busy...More

Thank mikebusfield
Samantha R, Owner at The Square & Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for using Trip Advisor to let us know you enjoyed your Sunday lunch. We will share your comments with all of our team and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent Lunch, beautiful food, friendly and efficient service and comfortable surroundings. The lemon possett for dessert was especially recommended!

Thank Hilary F
Samantha R, Owner at The Square & Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is so good to know you enjoyed Sunday lunch with us. Many thanks for using Trip Advisor and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service here was very swift and attentive. Charlotte, our waitress made sure all was satisfactory and that we were comfortable and enjoying the meal. She was never intrusive though always available to help. The food was good enough though a little disappointing as everything...More

Thank Quixote2001
Samantha R, Owner at The Square & Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your detailed feedback which we will share with our team. We hope you will return soon. Thank you for using Trip Advisor.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent lunch breaking up a long trip in freezing weather. We just pulled up and turned in, and well worth it. Good crumble and a veg main option.

Thank harrowagenda21
Samantha R, Owner at The Square & Compass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for writing a review letting us know you enjoyed an excellent lunch with us. We hope to see you again soon.

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Sarzzzzz
August 26, 2017|
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Response from Samantha R | Property representative |
Sorry - but we don't offer camping at The Square & Compass in North Rigton, Yorkshire. Perhaps you were interested in a different location? Our sister site offers beautiful B&B rooms (The Castle Inn, Spofforth) but I don't... More
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Will S
June 24, 2017|
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Response from Samantha R | Property representative |
Dear Will S - if you have a look at the website (apologies - unable to include a link on this message) you will find a link to the Sunday Menu on the food page. The menu does not include the Specials. These change each week.
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Colin Peter W
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Samantha R | Property representative |
Dear Colin - Yes we do have a ramp and toilets for people with disabilities to use. Our team are always happy to help too. Best wishes. Sam Roffe, Malvern Inns.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rigton Hill, North Rigton, Harrogate LS17 0DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate  >  North Rigton
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 733031
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Description
Good food and drink in a lovely location. Relaxing bar, large restaurant with private dining for up to 40 people. Freshly prepared dishes using local suppliers whenever possible. Also on offer are some of Yorkshire's favourite cask ales and an excellent selection of wines. Private dining, special occasions and meetings catered for.
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