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“The most perfect lamb with rosemary you could imagine”

The Circus Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 618 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $33
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Reviewed April 8, 2013

There's a reason that this restaurant is so well reviewed on tripadvisor and that is evident in every plate they produce. My mezze was superb and my friend's lamb was an absolute triumph. The children loved the sophistication of the setting and the unfussy but sensetive care of our waitress.

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Thank maryhalifax
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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

Thank you so much for your nice review it is much appreciated.

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Reviewed April 7, 2013

The restaurant was recommended to us by the staff at our hotel. Had trouble choosing dishes, so many great options on the imaginative menu! We went for crab and potted rabbit for starters, and Bollito Misto for our main. This is a real comfort food dish: white beans in broth, topped with a ridiculously generous amount of meats: calf's tongue, beef cheeks and oxtail if I remember correctly. All oh so tender and tasty! The richness was countered beautifully by the freshness of the salsa verde.
We were a little bit unlucky as my mother in law felt ill after the starter (please note: she had not been feeling well for days, nothing to do with the restaurant food!) and had to go back to the hotel. This was when the true fabulousness of the staff shone through! Although they'd already started cooking, they never charged us for the wasted main, and were even attentive enough to give me half a veg & half a potato side order. I was showered with attention, magazines, and requests for honest opinions about the food as it was the 1st of April and thus the first time this menu was offered.
Cannot recommend this place enough.

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Thank spoiltbrat69
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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write about us on Trip Advisor. We were so sorry when your mother in law had to leave suddenly and I'm so glad that you enjoyed the time with us despite that. Also I'm thrilled you enjoyed the bollito misto as it is a bit of a "foody" dish and not one that everyone "gets", but it is an Italian classic and therefore, I think, worth reviving! Do come and see us again when you are in Bath and thank you again for your kind review.

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

Spent one night in Bath with husband and two teenage children and went here twice. The restaurant had been recommended and didn't disappoint. Stopped to refuel the kids in the afternoon when they had delicious fat slices of cake. Went back for lunch before we left the next day and the food was excellent. Fabulous salt cured beef and bacon & egg salad. Chips were gorgeous - crispy outside and fluffy middle - wish we'd ordered more as didn't really want to share once I'd tasted them! Staff were friendly and approachable without continually bothering you. Will definitely go back next time we're in Bath.

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

the food was delicious and the staff was very dedicated and courteous, awesome experience all the way around.

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Reviewed April 4, 2013

Called last minute and got a table for 2.. Just. Staff were polite & extremely attentive. The food & wine we ordered were fantastic. Beautiful setting. Left completely stuffed & merry. Would definitely recommend whilst staying in bath.

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