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Circus Cafe & Restaurant

34 Brock Street, Bath BA1 2LN, England
+44 1225 466020
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Ranked #13 of 463 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $35
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Me, my fiance and his aunt visited here today for lunch. Mains were yummy and priced at £10 each so great value for money. Service was very friendly and attentive. House red was yummy. Would definitely recommend going here.

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eatyourgreens, Owner at Circus Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. Do come and visit us again soon More 

London UK
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Lovely space, and great location on Brock Street which links the Royal Crescent and The Circus. We heard great things about this place but it was sadly disappointing. The service from our waitress was great, but the food itself distinctly average. My calves liver was cooked well but the canellini beans and accompaniments were under seasoned and lacking any real... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at Circus Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

I am so sorry you had such an underwhelming time with us on your visit to The Circus. I was not in the kitchen on this occasion but I will talk to the guys about your constructive comments and find out what went wrong. I do hope that you told the management about your disappointment so that we could recompense... More 

Victoria Australia.
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We rang from Australia when they were in the middle of dinner service but they understood the time difference and took time and care with our booking. We were seated in the front window for lunch. Our waitress was cheerful and knowledgable. The food was fresh and nicely presented and portions generous. Dessert had many temptations. The staff here care... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at Circus Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We're so glad you had a good time at The Circus. Do tell your other friends Down Under to visit us if they come to Bath won't you? Thanks again More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

fantastic place I've been there for business, and it was really nice, food amazing and the service3 even better. I can't wait to go back

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eatyourgreens, Owner at Circus Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your concise but positive review. It is very much appreciated More 

London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We return to the Circus restaurant in Bath time and time again and it always delivers great food. Located just off the Royal Circus, so perfect if you are visiting the main tourist sites in Bath and want an intimate, personal bistro rather than the larger chains. The owner is the maitre'd and a real character in the restaurant -... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at Circus Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We're so glad that you enjoy your visits to us and long may they continue. Happy New Year to you both. More 

Muscat, Oman
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We just had main course which was £11 - £15 all the meals were very generous and beautifully prepared and arrived quickly after we ordered. The whole experience was entirely satisfactory.

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eatyourgreens, Owner at Circus Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your concise but kind review. It is much appreciated. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great restaurant, varied dishes and different to the usual Fare! Booking essential for Dinner, although you might be lucky and get in without . Excellent for Lunch also and handy for shoppping in Milsom Street.

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eatyourgreens, Owner at Circus Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. Do come and visit us again won't you. Happy Xmas! More 

Thrapston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

i took my wife here as part of our Chrimbo shopping weekend in Bath. Go!!!! The service we had was perfect; helpful, courteous, knowledgeable, even with my wife being lactose intolerance. The food was beautifully presented, plentiful and full of flavour. The wine selection catered for every taste including a wonderful English wine. This was our first visit and it... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at Circus Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing report! We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us and Happy Christmas to you both! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We were in Bath in the summer of 2013 and booked a reservation at the Circus, based on a recommendation from our bed and breakfast. Our party of five arrived a bit early and they readily accommodated us. We were told, as part of the recommendation, that the menu was child-friendly. There was nothing that our 8 year old daughter... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at Circus Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

I remember you well and thank you for your kind words. We don't have that many children in the restaurant in the evening and we don't have a children's menu as we are quite a "grown up" place but we do try to keep them as happy as possible particularly if they are as well-mannered as yours were! More 

The South
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had to make an early reservation on a Monday because we hadn't booked in advance. Don't make the same mistake and not be able to get in. The meal was excellent and the well curated wine list was exceptional. The only complaint I would have is that the wines by the glass list is extremely limited and since my... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at Circus Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm afraid our wine by the glass list is limited because we are such a small restaurant and haven't got the space to store more bottles! Thank you very much for your nice review though! More 

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Additional Information about Circus Cafe & Restaurant

Address: 34 Brock Street, Bath BA1 2LN, England
Phone Number: +44 1225 466020
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 27 - 35
Cuisine: British

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