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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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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 February 10, 2018

Circa consistently serves fabulous food in a lovely setting.Staff are friendly and very professional. We often have a family lunch here as well as dinner with friends. Innovative beautifully presented and use of top produce makes this a favourite of ours.

Thank theweezer28
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Unfortunately for Circa the rain started just prior to the wedding ceremony on the deck and there were a number of last minute, very quick changes to plan which they facilitated effortlessly. The staff all night were amazing, the food delicious and the ambience just...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed December 25, 2017

Christmas 2016 at Circa was amazing! Food, service, everything was divine and no double sitting. The staff were relaxed and not stressed. Christmas 2017 not so amazing! The food was excellent and my thanks to all those working tirelessly in the kitchen - you did...More

Thank Kris M
Reviewed November 21, 2017

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
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August 21, 2016|
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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
Business meetings, Special occasions, 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
  • E-mail
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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