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Circus Cafe & Restaurant

34 Brock Street, Bath BA1 2LN, England
+44 1225 466020
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Ranked #13 of 459 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $28 - $36
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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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

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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Muscat, Oman
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We booked well in advance for lunch for 4 people for 2pm. The service was excellent, however we were the last people left in the restaurant at 4pm and felt a bit deserted. The food was excellent, staff friendly and efficient, the atmosphere was good (see note above). The Christmas menu looked good but we would all have had to... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review and Happy Christmas More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

The food was great. We had a classic chowder and a turkey saltimbocca. The house made bread was also delicious!

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

Thank you very much for your concise but nice review. We do appreciate it. More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A group of 10 of us went to the Circus for a Christmas meal last night. From the warm welcome the moment we arrived, the impeccable service, the fantastic wine and the utterly delicious food, we really had a wonderful experience. Highly recommend

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

Thank you for your kind words. We're so glad you had a jolly time with us. Happy Christmas to you all! More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Went on a Thursday night with my husband. It was packed but we managed a late booking. The food was phenomenal. The wine was very low mark-up and chosen with care. The smoked haddock chowder was full of firm, huge chunks of fish and beats the pants off of even the finest cullen skink I've had in Scotland. Husband's spicy... More 

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

Thank you for your comprehensive and very positive review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and it is always encouraging when people "get" what The Circus concept is all about, from the wine list, to the things on the menu, to the training of the staff we do strive to offer something superior to the plethora... 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 28 - 36
Cuisine: British

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