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The Compass

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No. 3 Chi Lang Lane, Bei Men 2nd Group | Jian Tang Old Town, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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+86 887 822 3040
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Lodz, Poland
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372 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to their cafe located in old town close to main square and I came back twice. The space is cosy, worm and charming. Comfy sofas , nice music and lovely staff speaking good English . Lots of breakfast options. My vegetable omelette was fantastic and big. Could be served with bread but ... For dinner I tried tomato... More 

Thank very-sunny
San Diego, California
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been trekking and sightseeing for two weeks when we found the Compass Restaurant in Old Town Shangri-La. We were searching for a hamburger, ice cream and wine, and we found all three at the compass. They also sold banana bread which we used for breakfast the next morning. (We had to leave before breakfast was served at our... More 

Thank Carolyn L
Mexico City, Mexico
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181 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

There is a good selection of food, the quality of the food was very good and it was served very quickly. The atmosphere and music of the restaurant was also very relaxing. It's the best restaurant we had been in Shangri-la.

Thank Lau_traveller
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very good place to have breakfast of any western fond and good coffee! There are two of them, à New one opened in the old town more cosy and comfortable.

Thank leslie r
Shanghai Region, China
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We enjoyed a cozy meal on a cold night at this restaurant. The food was tasty, and the staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank JLowDenver
Kunming, China
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131 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner. Nice place with wood stove well heated. Food is quite ok, although not very special. Western style.

Thank Tim Miguel S
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Great food veryy nice staff!!!! The waitress was so helpful and even helpes us to translate things frome chinese and they have good english

Thank בר א
Kunming, China
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great cakes, great coffee, good food and jazz during breakfast... compared to the many other overpriced places prices are fair. Still not cheap but at least you get an excellent quality. The service is great and the owner very helpful. I don't like Shangri-la but this place made me a bit forget about this.

Thank Diwen D
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a tasty western dinner at The Compass with my friends. We were hungry and the food arrived quickly, hot and yummy. Total satisfaction! 😋

Thank eladnaider
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time in Compass. the waitress was very friendly and spoke good english. food was yami - home made chips with salsa were amazing and Salmom steak was also good, but a bit smaller then we expected. prices are fair though a bit hige

Thank Nadav B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, International, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 3 Chi Lang Lane, Bei Men 2nd Group | Jian Tang Old Town, Shangri-La County 674400, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Shangri-La County
  • Phone Number: +86 887 822 3040

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