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“Lovely cream tea”

The Circus Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 567 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$23 - US$29
Cuisines: European, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Witney, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Lovely cream tea”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

We had a cream tea with coffee and a liqueur. The service and food were excellent. Someone near us was finishing their lunch and it looked fantastic !

We would come back here to eat an evening meal based on what we saw.

  • Visited May 2014
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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
Great! We'd love you to come back for dinner......
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Cheddington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Top notch lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Booked a table for 4 for Saturday lunch on that morning. Top quality fare. Very attentive service. Nice wines. Great rib eye steaks correctly cooked. Shared a dessert. Serious but friendly establishment and evidently very popular. Need I say more !!

Visited May 2014
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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
A succinct but elegant review. Perfect! Thank you so much.
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Gorgeous dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited here for our one night in Bath and I'm so glad we did. We had 3 courses each and they were all stunning. The ceviche with aubergine was lovely and the lamb with salsa verde was some of the nicest I've ever eaten. And the basil and lemon creme brûlée was a lovely end to the meal. I tasted the boyfriend's seafood soup, guinea fowl and chocolate tart and they were all lovely as well. In addition, the service was so warm and friendly and the prices were very reasonable. Definitely would recommend!

Visited May 2014
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Thank hello_emily
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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
Many thanks for your wonderful review and detailed appraisal. It means such a lot to me and the staff when people take the time to write about us. It really is appreciated and gives us all a lift for that day. Thank you
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Excellent as always”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

I am leaving Bath shortly and this restaurant will be sorely missed by myself and my boyfriend. We popped in for lunch today and it was delicious as always. I had the savoury cheesecake which was very tasty. This restaurant always caters brilliantly for those of us who don't eat meat. My OH had the steak which was lovely (so I am told) The fat chips are always perfectly crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.

Puddings were good too, lemon and basil creme brûlée and chocolate tart with sherry syllabub was especially good, the chocolate tart was quite bitter and worked beautifully with the syllabub.

Lovely staff and pleasant surroundings. Fantastic restaurant can't recommend highly enough.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank chilliexx
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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
Thank you so much for your custom chilliexx! I know you have been a fan and we so value your support. We do wish you all the best wherever you are off to and do come and visit us when you are next back in Bath. Thanks for all your reviews
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“A fine lunch with excellent service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

Lunch here was served out front and was as fine as the weather. A fish dish in a tomato based broth/sauce with beans was a hearty meal on its own. Service was friendly and efficient. Good value for the quality.

Visited May 2014
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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
We're so glad you enjoyed the skate cheeks and beans dish! It is slightly unusual as you don't often find skate cheeks on the menu as the fishermen keep them for themselves as they are a treat!
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