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Circa, The Prince

$$$$, , Gluten Free Options
2 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9536 1122
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“wagyu” (6 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Breakfast was really nice, the eggs were so tasty and fresh, great coffee and a lovely setting. Coffee was lovely with no bitterness

Thank Swampgirl001
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Dined here for the Pork and Pinot dinner. A 4 course set menu with matching Pinots from some of our finest vineyards. Each course was pork or had a hint of bacon. The pigshead terrine was outstanding as was the pumpkin tart with just a...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed February 16, 2017

A group of friends went for breakfast and what a bad decision that was ! A far cry for the halcyon days when it opened.... Menu selection POOR. Orange juice tasteless. Eggs dry. Croque Monsieur no flavour (except butter). Staff average. Coffee awful. Expensive. If...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Circas kitchen is alive with flavour texture and presentation all in perfect balance, The meal was nothing short of stunning, as a largely retired chef of 30+ years, I could of stood and applauded the food, the service was seamless and a great compliment to...More

Thank sunnski22
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Put simply Christmas lunch was superb! The staff were wonderful and the culinary creations coming out of the kitchen were just exquisite! There was no rushing or pushing us along we were given time to soak it all up - our sincere thanks to all...More

Thank Kris M
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service is attentive Nothing is too much trouble Comfortable seating and lovely ambience

Thank Mish-elle K
Reviewed December 27, 2016

The dishes were so impressive. We were told the menu change quite often depending on the seasons and produce available. Nice oyster selection served with a very refreshing cucumber gazpacho; mussels were good too. We had artichokes all the time but never thought they could...More

Thank Gary Y
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Step in and you are welcomed and looked after from that moment on. Drinks on the deck then tasty canapés lead us to a long lunch of top class food, service and wines. Unobtrusive but consistent staff look after you well. This was a large...More

Thank Tony L
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Saturday night we dined here for the first time with friends who have been quite a few times before. Good service although they muddled our order a little - lovely decor and the place just oozes pizazz! And there is space so you are not...More

1  Thank Kris M
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

From the moment you enter Circa you know you are in a top class venue. It's ambience is crafted for indulgence and the food delivers. A lovely bar area if you are partial to a few drinks to start and a level of discrete and...More

Thank Rennie F
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Response from HolliFam | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely. One of the virtues of this restaurant was that the tables were spaced far enough apart to have a conversation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $38
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9536 1122
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The highly awarded Circa Private Dining + Events sets a benchmark for innovative food, a well-travelled wine list and impeccable service. The renowned kitchen has produced some of the country's most exciting talents, including Andrew McConnell, Philippa Sibley, David Moyle, Ben Shewry, and most recently, Rhys Blackley, who took Circa from one to two hats (2016 + 2017). Both food and wine menus are individually curated based on the occasion, with a focus on contemporary seasonal eating, eclectic and rare wines, as well as a range of other premium beverage offerings. The iconic spaces, including the atrium bar, private dining room, and balcony room are exclusively available for dinners, private parties, weddings and corporate events. By pre-arranged appointment only.
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