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“The best breakfast in China!”
Review of The Compass

The Compass
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Seoul
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“The best breakfast in China!”
Reviewed July 18, 2012

Loved the service, ambiance and especially breakfast, although we enjoyed many other many items as well. A great place to relax and even stay for the night. Fantastic host and staff.

Visited July 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Shanghai
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great food & B&B in old town”
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Stayed here with a few friends. Breakfast was great and enough to keep us going as we explored the area by mountain bikes (also hired from Compass). We also ate some lunch and dinners and bought from the bakery next door and all food was great.
Although there is great ground floor accomodation available we were too late to book. Instead we booked upstairs which was adequate but very noisy upto 11pm due to next doors upstairs bar and the music 'fight' ongoing with other nearby locations to see who could play loudest music, however promptly at 11pm this was not an issue.
The hired bikes were adequate for the very low cost but were unfortunately not at all maintained, we would have happily paid a higher price for better quality. Joe the Singaporen owner is very helpful and we wold certainly return.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank DrDShanghai
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed July 1, 2012

Food is excellent, service is second to none and location is central to ancient town. I ate here many times. Better than cooking at home. I miss it having left three days ago .

Visited June 2012
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Cairo, Egypt
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great coffee and breakfasts”
Reviewed July 1, 2012

Good western food with big breakfast choices at reasonable prices. As we looked through the glass front door we watched workers and tourists alike. The natural log cabin structure made it feel cozy. They understood English and it seemed to be a centralized area for travelers to meet to review the days adventures. I particularly liked the DVD shown on the public screen featuring ethnic dancing, scenes in nature from near by spots but with 70s music mellowly playing. And they do have a Western toilet!

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank ExpatfromMN
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hong kong
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Cake and eat it”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

Lodge style dining. Strange vibe.
But liked the cake and coffee. Don't stay at the guesthouse behind, according to our dining neighbours.

Visited April 2012
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Thank matthewhodge72
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