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Reviewed 10 July 2021

Saw Van Gogh exhibition with a friend - we meet occasionally for a coffee and lunch out and catch up. WE spotted the Restaurant sign and went in. Sat down ordered chicken salad - it came in a small square plastic container with plastic fork....More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 29 April 2021

Every year my friend and I book the pre-pantomime lunch which is normally 3 courses plus a couple bottles of wine and is excellent in terms of choice and price. However having booked our 15th panto in 2020, we too were offered burgers and a...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 22 February 2020 via mobile

Booked as a pre-theatre meal before Swan Lake at the Hippodrome. We’ve seen shows at the theatre many times, but this was the first time we’ve eaten at the Circle. It’s a small menu, with just three or four options per course. But I don’t...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 25 January 2020 via mobile

We eat out a lot and always eat at the circle restaurant when seeing a show (several times a year). The food is always great and excellent value for money

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 22 January 2020 via mobile

Myself and my family of 7 had booked into the Circle restaurant before the showing of the Pantomime. This is our annual trip to the Hippodrome and we were really looking forward to a ‘posh’ meal, yet we were sorely disappointed. Previously we would enjoy...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 22 January 2020 via mobile

Shocking. For many years we have been coming to Panto and enjoying a three course meal and desert in the interval. Really made my wife’s birthday special. When we arrived this year without even letting us know in advance no set menu just bar food...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 19 January 2020

Came to watch the panto (which was excellent) and booked into the restaurant for pre-show dinner, as we have for the last four years. Really disappointed by the downgrade of the food offer. Previously we could expect a decent 3 course meal in pleasant surroundings...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 19 January 2020

What were they thinking when they destroyed the Circle Restaurant? I was part of a group of 6 who attended the Pantomime. We had booked a table in the Circle (as we have done in previous years) for dinner at 6 p.m. confident that we...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 10 December 2019

Had booked and paid for afternoon tea....arrived ten minutes early for my table and was turned away as they were still seating guests for earlier bookings. Was asked to come back at 12:45 (10 mins later), which I did and then had to stand in...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 6 December 2019

My friend (from out of Birmingham) and I decided to book up here because we were seeing the ballet at the Hippodrome in the afternoon, and it was very convenient. We were told that we had the table for the duration of the performance, and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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28 April 2017|
Response from 1UKCHICK | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We normally have tea during the interval still served at our table. Another nice aspect is that you can leave your coats in the restaurant so don't have to queue up to get them back from cloakroom.
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Circle Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4