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“A must in Bath”
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Circo Bar and Lounge
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Share a romantic glass of wine over flickering candlelight, sip on decadent cocktails amongst friends, or sink into a deep armchair with a pint at Circo, one of the newest bars in Bath.Named after its circular bar, Bath's Circo cocktail bar and lounge is a chic blend of the old and new with classic panelled walls, luxurious velvet Chesterfield sofas and a cool palette of chic grey tones accented by dusky burnt orange highlights. Intimate and relaxed – one of Bath’s best secrets. Softly-dimmed pendulum lights and shimmering candles create a cosy and inviting atmosphere in this ultimate bar for grown-ups, which can be found next door to The Halcyon hotel on South Parade just off Pierrepont Street, 2 minutes from the station, perfect for your after work tipple – you deserve it!In the daytime you can connect to the free Wi-Fi, chill out with a coffee – or a cheeky glass of wine – from 5pm onwards and enjoy the refined, yet friendly, atmosphere as you sink into one of the sumptuous sofas with a couple of plates of delicious home cooked tapas and full meals. Or wait until darkness falls to enjoy the candlelit lounge with a soundtrack of eclectic chilled-out beats until 3am.The bar has an extensive wine and cocktail list is the order of the day and this is complemented by a range of carefully-selected spirits that bring the international taste of party hotspots like Brazil and Cuba to Bath. Circo is all about relaxation; so come in and unwind.The outdoor lounge is inspired by the laid-back vibe of Stockholm in the summer, where outdoor living isn't confined to hot sunny days. When the sun is shining, pull up a pew with a chilled beer in hand. When winter draws in cuddle up close and perhaps a dram of something a little stronger.
Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Such a delight to find place so accommodating, refreshingly good, breaking the trend for average cocktail bars and offering a twist. If you come here ask for Bella, she couldn't do enough for my partner and I, backed up by some young, but well trained staff. It is, in my opinion unusual, to find a young team, who are actually passionate about the job they do. From Johnny who showed us to are table, to Clem who produced our cocktails..... Well done and carry on. I am using their names because they were given not because I'm angling for special treatment when I return, which I certainly will. Well done Circo, lets hope for more like you in Bath.

Thank Jeffsgillard78
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

Circo was recommended to us last year on a visit to Bath and we had such a good evening we returned this year. Same funky soulful vibe to the place. Spoke to the manager, who actually mingles with guests and makes time for them, a novelty and not something that usually happens in bars! If your cocktail isn't as you'd like it the staff are more than happy to remake it. 'All in all' another very enjoyable evening in my favourite English city.

1  Thank ChelleyBabe
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

We reserved a table for an event. The staff were really helpful and the canapes were amazing. Would recommend.

1  Thank reviewer686
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Went last Thursday to Circo and had some great cocktails in a relaxed environment - really friendly staff. Had a couple of cocktails each and then headed out happy to dinner. Went back on Friday, same time pre-dinner, i.e. before the bar was really busy and had about the worst Manhattan I have had anywhere having waited about 15 minutes for it to arrive (the one the previous night had been excellent). This place is really hit or miss depending it seems on who is behind the bar. The atmosphere was also very different on Friday, large groups of guys drinking bottled beer and girls with wine. On Thursday it was mostly couples and small groups with cocktails.

Thank Collegeprof101
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Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Came here late evening with great expect ions but the batman clearly wanted to go home and we had to wait an age just to order. The cocktails were ok. The atmosphere was cliquey as there were a lot of work people that clearly go there a lot. Not welcoming at all. Your not London, stop trying so hard to be cool!

Thank Leigh W
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