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Fabulous meal

What a great concept. Boutique cinema and restaurant/bar. Best chicken curry ever. Fantastic staff... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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Dinner at the circus restaurant

Great food and venue, reasonably priced for superb food and service. Thoroughly enjoyed the dinner... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2017
Blenheim, New Zealand
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  • Poor3%
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May 19, 2018
“Fabulous meal”
May 27, 2017
“Dinner at the circus restaurant”
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

What a great concept. Boutique cinema and restaurant/bar. Best chicken curry ever. Fantastic staff. Open fire. Thoroughly enjoyable evening.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Honiss
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Great food and venue, reasonably priced for superb food and service. Thoroughly enjoyed the dinner and drinks.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Katznkaye55
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

We went to an afternoon movie - really comfy seats and you can take your drink in. Afterwards we had a drink by the fire and then came back another day for dinner which was great.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Resort711179
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was a delight. Both the entree of the mozzarella balls and calamari were exceptional and we both loved the chicken curry main. Really top class restaurant food. Delicious and delightful. Lovely wait staff too.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank PollyGillespie
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Two screen Theater with a bar and restaurant connect to it. We only went for the movie but the restaurant looked inviting. Small but cozy theather.

Thank Popeyebird
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Order your food so that it is ready when your movie has finished! How many cinemas do that!? The theatres (2 of them) are lovely. Very comfy seats and you can take your food and drink in with you! This is cinema +

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Neil C
Reviewed October 30, 2016

I'm a regular visitor to the Circus Cinema [it's my 'local' theatre]. The theatre is lovely, very comfortable seats, good sound and picture quality. Staff always well-mannered and helpful. Quite often I purchase a glass of wine as well as a ticket; food and drink...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank mareegreenfrog
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Uncommunicative staff member sold us movie tickets eventually . Used our own mobile torch to find way into the dark theatre after the staff member ignored the comment that is was hard to see. Pleasant surroundings but staff assistance was 0% on this occasion.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank BarbaraD4392
Reviewed March 20, 2016

We visited Martinborough last week.A local person recommended Circus for a meal. We visited for dinner and were not dissapointed. It was cool evening and we sat next to the wonderful open fire. Service was prompt and the food tasty. We can't compare with other...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Zoe S
Reviewed March 5, 2016

Until I arrived in Martinborough I did not know they even had a cinema, let alone a little gem like this. We did not eat at the restaurant so I can not comment on the food or service but it looked excellent. It is a...More

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