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Circle Restaurant

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Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
+44 844 338 9000
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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first visit but hope it won't be the last. We usually eat elsewhere if we are at the Hippodrome but thought we'd give the Circle Restaurant a try this time. We enjoyed a superb meal which was served up by friendly and efficient staff - plus the bonus of our table being available for interval refreshment.

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Thank LT170611
Worcester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We've been to the theatre here so many times and have never thought to use the restaurant before. The theatre is excellent and I can highly recommend the Circle to enhance your visit. The food was imaginative without getting silly and although the menu was simple it had a good selection. Service wasn't hurried but the staff are obviously aware... More 

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Thank Robness
England, United Kingdom
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388 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have never bothered with ordering vegetables in the past, as there was always plenty with the main course Not true this time, perhaps it's a way of not increasing the price? Good food well served.

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Thank Kath B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We use The Circle a lot and have always enjoyed a very positive experience, our latest visit sadly was a little bit under par. The food was still excellent, the service was great and it does still represent good value for money - there were just two or three little "niggles" which we're not used to. The disappearance of the... More 

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Thank Bev G
Derby, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had afternoon tea pre a matinee show ( Funny Girl) . Setting is lovely and away from the crowds. Sandwiches etc were good but there was no choice you were just given your very stylish stand with your sandwiches and cakes etc. I do not like butter so had to leave some of the sandwiches as the butter was very... More 

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Thank Lisa C
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see Billy Elliott yesterday and as it was my birthday we booked for a meal. We were going to have two courses a mains and dessert but decided to have a starter as well its a set price of around £26.00 for two courses and just under £30.00 for three. I brought a bottle of wine for £19.50.The... More 

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Thank Heather M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went last week... lunch time. The food was delicious, service was excellant and lovely atmosphere. Would we go again..... yes!

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Thank TRACY117
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chose to eat here when seeing a show as it meant we didn't have time pressures eating elsewhere. We sat on the edge of the balcony looking out over the street, was really nice. The food was lovely, the waiting staff where attentive and polite and the food was served in a timely way but without feeling rushed. During the... More 

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Thank Neil W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The food was first class, delicious. The waiting staff were excellant. Very nice atmosphere, really lovely way to begin a great trip to theatre. Should you book .... yes.

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Thank Tracy S
Liverpool, UK
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Ate here whilst attending Billy Elliot (superb) Service was spot on - nothing too much trouble and done with a smile and the utmost professionalism. Food was decent too. And we spotted the happy hour bar prices for the wine! :) Was also perfect for using table at the interval when we had our desserts served and fresh drinks.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 844 338 9000
Description
The perfect place to start your visit to the theatre. Our stylish Circle Restaurant, located just a short walk from your seats off the Middle Circle Foyer, offers a relaxing dining experience with tempting, modern menus and an extensive wine list. Our menus are adapted for each show and take advantage of seasonal produce. Wherever possible, we source from local suppliers; this helps us to achieve our aims of supporting the regional economy and to protect the environment by reducing food miles.

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