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The Circus Restaurant

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34 Brock Street, Bath BA1 2LN, England
+44 1225 466020
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10:00 - 23:30
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Booked on line. Customer service first class especially Leah. Fish special of sea bass with champagne mussels was fabulous. We will definitely return. Thank you for an enjoyable evening.

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Thank nevermindthecalories
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to your return visit More 

Toronto
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387 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Innovative English bistro menu. Everything is very well prepared. The mixed herb soup was delicious as was the lamb, cooked med. rare. Interesting desserts -poached fresh apricots in Muscatel with mascarpone and moist almond cake was good and plenty for 2. May have to send back red wine by the glass. Just like Sotto Sotto, the red wine was not... More 

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Thank alwaysplanahead
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, it is really appreciated. You must have visited us in the summer judging by your appraisal of one of our summer menus? I'm sorry that the red wine was served too warm and am glad you sent it back and said something at the time, always good to alert front of house to... More 

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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reluctant to spread the word about this restaurant as it will make it all the more difficult for us to get a table! Menu changes monthly with almost all produce locally sourced. Never had a duff meal and we have eaten there many times. Staff are delightful. Interior is stylish and contemporary with a 'continental ' take in the summer... More 

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Thank barkei46
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, we are so pleased that you enjoy The Circus and have obviously become a regular. We are nothing without our regulars and their continuing support and feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a gem. We had a fabulous meal for both service and taste. We can see why it is so highly recommended.

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Thank Jill H
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your short but sweet review. We really welcome it and look forward to your return visit. Thank you for coming More 

London
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pre-booked for 6 people. We were charged £60 twice for our group. At the end of the meal NONE of the £120 was taken off. The mananger said she could do nothing until speaking to the owner - as if we were lying! Not a good feeling!

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Thank Catherine S
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

I apologise unreservedly for the mess up on this occasion. The waitress who gave you your bill is new to the job and, even though she had been briefed about deposits on tables, failed to notice that you had been charged twice and not refunded. This was in no way intentional and the manager wanted to find the records our... More 

Mirfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful evening we had here at the Circus restaurant. The staff were welcoming and very attentive. The restaurant had an attractive ambience and the good was really marvellous. Three courses for two with drinks was £60- very good value for such an excellent experience.

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Thank HCButler
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and kind words. We really appreciate them and your positive encouragement. It makes our work all worthwhile! More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Circus is a fairly small restaurant on 2 floors. We had a table downstairs in a very cosy room, which had a lovely atmosphere. The menu was fairly small but with lots of lovely things to offer. The food quality was excellent - modern European in style, executed very well. The staff were friendly and efficient, even though it... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and positive comments. We really do value them and are so pleased you enjoyed your dinner with us More 

Vancouver, Washington
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While out strolling, we passed by this restaurant at lunchtime and decided to try it after reading their street sign describing their high level of client satisfaction. We felt good about the place the moment we entered- it was cozy, well laid out and decorated, and full of happily eating diners! We took our table at the front window and... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for coming! And thanks for all your kind comments and observations. We really appreciate the time you took to write such a favourable review about your visit to us and we are so pleased that we added to a positive experience of the UK More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of six people so I was afraid they might have difficulty in sitting us all. But no the table was well spaced and very comfortable. The food was lovely and the waitress who served us was very kind and attentive. I was also surprised at the eventual bill that arrived, it was a little bit less... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We're really glad you enjoyed a lovely evening and all went well. Do come again soon More 

Palm Coast, Florida, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long train ride and walk, touring the morning away, lunch was a happy prospect. We stumbled upon The Circle restaurant, and what a treasure. The food was wonderful, and the presentation was imaginative, making it taste even better. The soup was flavorful and interesting, a change from the bland stuff we had a day before elsewhere. The entree... More 

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Thank Anne T
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive comments about The Circus. We're so glad you had a happy and fulfilling meal with us and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your tour in and around Bath. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 29
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:30
Thursday
10:00 - 23:30
Friday
10:00 - 23:30
Saturday
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Brock Street, Bath BA1 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 466020
Description
Small, busy, much admired, family-run restaurant; serving seasonal, locally sourced, freshly cooked food; charming and welcoming staff; sensible and honest prices. Set in a fine Georgian house in Bath's most beautiful position - between The Circus and The Royal Crescent. Voted number 4 in the United Kingdom by The Times "Twenty secret restaurants that foodies love". Bookings advised.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?