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“A Bath favourite not to be missed.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Circus Restaurant

The Circus Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 563 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$22 - US$29
Cuisines: European, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, 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.
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A Bath favourite not to be missed.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

We travel to Bath each year and always visit this restaurant. It is consistently good. It has been voted number four in the UK!
On our last visit I tried the 28 day aged beef fillet, pan fried and served with Cafe de Paris butter with a side order of Fat chips. It was delicious with the steak perfectly medium rare. The chips were perfect.
My partner tried the Loin of English Veal with prosciutto and sage leaves pan fried and deglazed with a Marsala sauce. The verdict was unanimous. The perfect meal.
Breakfast here is delicious too. The best scrambled eggs in Bath!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Judy D
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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review, 11 June 2014
Thank you for your kind comments and for coming to see us again all the way from Australia! We love having repeat visits from our overseas guests and hearing of their food trends and thoughts on British food etc. We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us.
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Faultless”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

Excellent & friendly service and price for such quality food. Scallops, chorizo and broad bean starters, spring lamb and the best fillet steak I have ever eaten for mains. The house champagne is very good indeed. A special place to eat - should have Michelin rosettes, if not a ★. Will make a point of visiting again if we are ever lucky enough to be in Bath again.

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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
What a wonderful review! Thank you so very much for that and we're thrilled you enjoyed it so much. Do come and visit us again when you are next in Bath. We do appreciate your custom.
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East Anglia uk
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A superb dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

We had dinner. It really was wonderful. Great food and ambience. This is a “class act “and we envy Bath. What more can we say

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank bjwEastAngliauk
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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
Thank you for your kind words. We're really grateful that you did a report on Trip Advisor. Do come again when you are next in Bath from East Anglia.
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“wonderful food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

This is a lovely comfortable restaurant, wether you want just a coffee during the day or a slap up meal at night which is what we did. We both chose steak but the choice was more extensive than that. The service was second to none. Our waitress was polite and professional. Overall the food was fantastic, the wine was excellent and the service impeccable. So what more could you ask for

Visited May 2014
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Thank mandm092014
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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
Wow! Praise indeed. Thank you so much, a real pat on the back. Do come again soon.
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Witney, United Kingdom
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52 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
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mark C
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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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