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Circle Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


European, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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I treated a friend on Valentines day to a birthday meal before seeing Swan Lake at The Hippodrome. The meal was not value for money and mediocre at best.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lynny51
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Limited menu but it changes for each show, however everything is delicious and beautifully presented. Staff are lovely and helpful and it is ideal for a pre theatre meal and interval table. We visited for Mathew bournes swan lake - I had a pork with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank J0es0phie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My friend and I visited here for lunch before seeing swan lake. We chose the 2/3 course set meal. We chose the salad starter which I could have fitted in the palm of my hand! About 7 leaves and 29 pomegranates, very boring. I then...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Angela H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were attending the Pantomime (Peter Pan) with the awesome Matt Slack, and decided to make a full evening of it by booking a table for 5.30pm. At first we thought we would have time to spare, but the staff gauged it really well. Special...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cftjw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner with friends before the panto. It was busy. Food was OK, though not special and, for what it was, quite expensive. Though we had a good time, the service wasn’t up to scratch (and this may have been because there weren’t enough staff, though...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dr_Bob1
Reviewed 3 January 2019

As befits a dining venue connected to a major theatre, the Circle restaurant serves food with a distinct creative vein running through it. It is definitely a case of food as artistry full of splodges, spurts, spots and emulsions and reductions here, rather than a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Matt N
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant before on many occasions before visiting the panto . We go back every year because the food is good , the atmosphere is fun and it’s so convenient. This year service wasn’t as good and we had to ask to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jane R
Reviewed 14 December 2018

We went for afternoon tea prior to seeing The Nutcracker and enjoyed the food. There were plenty of sandwiches and the cakes were lovely. We had a glass of prosecco included and you could have limitless hot drinks. We liked the fact that you keep...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davidandmel
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

After booking to see The Nutcracker I decided to book a table in the theatre restaurant. It was the perfect choice. The restaurant is elegant and the staff are well trained and the right balance of efficient and friendly. The food was delicious and we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank claret638
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We went for a meal here before watching BRB Nutcracker last Friday and were extremely disappointed. Starters were missing a key ingredient, main courses were cold so we sent them back, but even warmed they tasted awful & mine was full of thyme twigs. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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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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