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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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Mexico City, Mexico
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180 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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125 reviews
52 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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23 reviews
12 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 18 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
Seoul, South Korea
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Their onion soup was very good! But except that, their burger was just not bad. Meat was too dry and I felt like I was chewing tire. Compared to burger from frying tiger's this place is quite expensive but at least staffs are very friendly and they provides nice facilities

Thank Michelleinsh
Manchester, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I was very impressed to find such good food in the middle of Shangri-La. There is an interesting choice of cuisines on the menu. There is a nice view of the street fir people watching, and a very pleasant ambiance. The staff is very well trained, speaking fluent English and (Mandarin) Chinese. The influence of the Singapore service ethos is... More 

Thank DrMSuleiman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, International, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?