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Circle Restaurant

Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
+44 844 338 5000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pudding” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

I'm afraid that "average" pretty well sums up almost everything about this theatre eatery. It caters well for families who want a pre-theatre meal and perhaps being there at panto time meant that the menu style was aimed more towards younger patrons but if you...More

Thank JourneymanNumber1
Reviewed 22 January 2017

First time eating here and the food was OK but nothing special. The setting is very convenient for theatre goers given that the restaurant will keep any leftover drinks until the interval where you can also have your sweet. Service was slow at times, and...More

Thank Fly_Tyer_99
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Visited before seeing this years pantomime. Recently became a friend of the Hippodrome and so this was our first visit to the restaurant. Will definitely return! One of thew nicest evenings we have had in a long time. Staff are ever so pleasant and accommodating...More

Thank Joe E
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Attentive staff, gorgeous food, nice atmosphere, good variety of dishes. One is not rushed - so it is a relaxed experience. Highly recommended!

Thank cp676
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Again we were at this restaurant this time on New Years Eve. Had a great meal, all very well cooked and nice and fresh and hot!!! Delicious all round and compliments to the Chef!! We also had a great bottle of white wine as usual...More

Thank Beryl C
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Had a really good pre theatre meal here yesterday. It was a great start to a super ballet experience. First time I have eaten in the restaurant and will definitely go again. I thought the quality of the food was really good. The staff were...More

1  Thank 1UKCHICK
Reviewed 16 November 2016

First time eating in the Circle Restaurant before matinee of The Full Monty. Lovely relaxed atmosphere, friendly attentive staff. The food was delicious. I had mushroom & blue cheese risotto which was superb. My mom & sis had peri peri chicken & beef, mushroom &...More

1  Thank Diane R
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We came here again for a treat as part of a visit to the theatre. Food and service was as good as ever and the wines were a great match for the food. Despite the limited menu we found dishes to our liking (meat and...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Very good way to eat pre show . Good food and they seem to have plenty of staff but our main course was slow coming despite the starter being served about 1 minute after we ordered it ! Didn't spoil our meal . Splendid salad...More

1  Thank BigRoyston
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The food was all lovely but rather small portions. Staff were friendly and helpful. Loved being able to return to the table in the interval for drinks or dessert. The show was fantastic but unfortunately was running over for time so we only had a...More

Thank Georgina S
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28 April 2017|
Response from 1UKCHICK | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We normally have tea during the interval still served at our table. Another nice aspect is that you can leave your coats in the restaurant so don't have to queue up to get them back from cloakroom.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, 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 5000
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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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