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No. 3 Chi Lang Lane, Bei Men 2nd Group | Jian Tang Old Town, Shangri-La County, China
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+86 887 822 3638
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Kunming, China
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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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67 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The Compass is simple, clean, and well managed. The staff, especially those in charge, are so professional and yet caring and helpful. They stock some basic western snacks for sale, and the food in the restaurant is good. It's located right by old town. Breakfasts were good, and a relief when teens needed a break from Chinese food. We traveled... More 

Thank Pamela C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were struggling to find a nice place for breakfast during our stay in Shangri-La but, thankfully we stumbled upon this place! I cannot praise The Compass enough! From the breakfast, to the lunch, to the dinner (yes, we tried all three) the quality of the food and the amazing staff, it has it all and I... More 

Thank robbo19191
Berlin, Germany
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We saw the place while walking around and decided to go there in the evening cause we all had a good feeling. And we were so right! The restaurant is clean and full of pretty furniture. Also the toilet was amazing clean so I could sit down what I never do in public toilets for the known reasons. The staff... More 

Thank Kendra M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We spent a week there, and the food their was amazing! This is a great place to hang out if you are a foreign traveler, as their is a wide range of different foods. Not only does the restaurant have great food, service, and value, the restaurant doubles as a hotel lodge, where you can stay for several nights at,... More 

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Shangri-La County, China
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

very good and warm service, staff and owner are wonderful. it is right on the old town gate. very easy to find the place, on right on the street

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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
European, Cafe, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Shangri-La County
  • Phone Number: +86 887 822 3638

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?