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The Square & Compass Inn

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had eaten at this pub when I was there on holiday so I New the food was good, I went this time with 3 mates on a fishing w/e so we stayed Sat night, the evening meal was very good and a good selection of beer helped us enjoy the evening, the bedrooms are basic but clean and comfortable...

Thank David C
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a disappointment, eight of us stayed on the campsite for the weekend and despite booking a table for us all on the Friday afternoon for Saturday when we arrived they said they were busy and no table was available, with the help of some customers moving their tables and chairs we managed to put a couple of tables together...

Thank Charles G
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Well, what can you say? You turn up -and we were not the only ones- expecting a place to e open... the website gives the hours and it was half an hour after the opening time advertised. The A-board was out in the road.... If for whatever reason a pub cannot open, you'd expect a notice on the door saying...

1Thank sarw
Joel A, Guest Relations Manager at The Square & Compass Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your review. We were closed due to a family bereavement and did not think to put a sign on the door. Please accept our apologies.

Reviewed 28 September 2016

We booked for twelve people so they should have been able to cope. We waited an hour or more for food. The beef was cold and tough. By the time they offered some "chef this one's cooked better" we were off. Chips and pie were good though.in fact very good chips

3Thank Adam M
Collingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed here for two nights whilst our more adventurous friends were camping in the campsite over the road, also owned by the Square & Compass. The owner and bar managers were all really helpful and happy to accommodate a vegan diet for breakfast (they provided soya milk and checked ingredients, plus kindly purchased a packet of Linda McCartney sausages)....

1Thank Foxicle M
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We struggled to find any campsites available in the area over the bank holiday, so we were pretty lucky to find this one! At £12/tent a night I thought it was very reasonable, as some were quoting £20+ for the bank holiday! Having said that, I have to agree with the previous review that only having 2 toilets with showers...

Thank Colite1990
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Camping Review. The good parts Lovely Views Nice river. The bad parts Grass too long, needs cutting. Facilities, dire Two toilets which contain two showers, completely inadequate for the amount of campers. Dirty toilets, floor disgusting, needs cleaning often. Water point, this is grubby and off putting in corner of the site. Pub - Busy Bank Holiday Weekend, pub closed...

Thank bubble1965
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We camped for 4 nights.. the cost is average for the area, The toilets and showers were adequate but could probably do with cleaning twice a day when the weather is rainy, simply because of the mud tracked in.. We has several pints and meals at the pub and these were fantastic as is the landlord. A very warm welcome...

Thank Mary C
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I camp a lot. As a hiker I camped from Land's End to John o'Groats and I'm pretty happy if there's a flat bit of grass and a toilet. I found this place to be a lowenough standards even to get to me. There are two toilets only for the entire field of campers, not that the guy at the...

Thank Alex J
Matlock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2016

After being let down by another local pub, I rang ahead to make sure food was still being served and that there wasn't a huge waiting time (the pubs campsite was very busy). We arrived created by very happy pleasant staff and chose to sit in the conservatory area looking over the fields. We chose our food and were amazed...

Thank Scarlettpixie

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about The Square & Compass Inn

Address: Station Road | Darley Dale, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2EQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Matlock > Darley Dale
Number of rooms: 5
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“This campsite is on a busy road so please be careful with small children”
, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are at the front of pub it is on a busy road but they now have double glazing”
annettess_12, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We did not stay here but just visited for a meal”
Suemho1, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Did not sleep here.”
Gerris-Lacustris, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Park up, get a drink and if it's warm, sit out and watch the river run past.”
Henstooth, 1 Nov 2014 | Read review
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