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Circle Restaurant

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Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
+44 844 338 9000
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Wolverhampton, England
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a really good pre theatre meal here yesterday. It was a great start to a super ballet experience. First time I have eaten in the restaurant and will definitely go again. I thought the quality of the food was really good. The staff were delightful. Really pleasant and helpful. Very good experience.

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time eating in the Circle Restaurant before matinee of The Full Monty. Lovely relaxed atmosphere, friendly attentive staff. The food was delicious. I had mushroom & blue cheese risotto which was superb. My mom & sis had peri peri chicken & beef, mushroom & ale pie which they both enjoyed. Puds were lemon meringue pie & orange choc brownie... More 

Thank Diane R
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here again for a treat as part of a visit to the theatre. Food and service was as good as ever and the wines were a great match for the food. Despite the limited menu we found dishes to our liking (meat and fish in both courses). It was so easy to come back to our table at... More 

Thank Steve M
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good way to eat pre show . Good food and they seem to have plenty of staff but our main course was slow coming despite the starter being served about 1 minute after we ordered it ! Didn't spoil our meal . Splendid salad starters and both the fish and the beef mains could not be faulted . Will... More 

Thank BigRoyston
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The food was all lovely but rather small portions. Staff were friendly and helpful. Loved being able to return to the table in the interval for drinks or dessert. The show was fantastic but unfortunately was running over for time so we only had a ten minute interval. The staff in the restaurant were brilliant and made sure we had... More 

Thank Georgina S
Northampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Pleasant location , kind and efficient service, interesting menu, perfect pre-theatre meal. Extra bonus being able to return to your table at the interval for ore- ordered deserts and coffee.

Thank Fabflick
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to the Hippodrome many times but never visited the restaurant. It was great! Food was really good quality, really quick and friendly service. And they save your table for the interval so you don't have to queue for drinks! Would definitely book again. Not overpriced either, it was £25 for 3 courses!

Thank Jo58912112ES
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and my daughter came for afternoon tea after a performance of 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' after I received an email advertising it. We had to prebook and pre-pay which was fine. The lady on the phone was pleasant although initially she said that afternoon tea wasn't available after the show and it was only after I said I'd had... More 

Thank Maz1706
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Always great food, attentive service and perfect when watching a show to be on site and just relax. Love going back to the table at the interval to waiting hot drinks and pudding you couldn't fit in earlier. Recommend

Thank Wendy S
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134 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Booked this restaurant before the performance of chatty chitty bang bang. 2 courses £19.50 which we thought was good value. We had to wait awhile for our order to be taken but the food come out quite quickly after. There was plenty of time to eat before the performance. Both the starter and main courses were extremely tasty. Portions are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 844 338 9000
The perfect place to start your visit to the theatre. Our stylish Circle Restaurant, located just a short walk from your seats off the Middle Circle Foyer, offers a relaxing dining experience with tempting, modern menus and an extensive wine list. Our menus are adapted for each show and take advantage of seasonal produce. Wherever possible, we source from local suppliers; this helps us to achieve our aims of supporting the regional economy and to protect the environment by reducing food miles.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?