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The Circus Restaurant

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34 Brock Street, Bath BA1 2LN, England
+44 1225 466020
10:00 - 23:30
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a gem.why did it take me so long to visit.. Amazing location next to the iconic circus and royal Crescent.. Staff top notch!! If there is one restaurant to vist while.in bath this is it!!

Thank Paul R
Lafayette, Colorado
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was recommended to us as dinning experience for our wedding anniversary. The food was well prepared. Staff was attentive. I had the steak and my husband had the rabbit. We both enjoyed our meals. The chocolate hazelnut tort was to die for. Lovely evening. If you do not have a car, its an easy walk from the center of... More 

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United Kingdom
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bath is full of charming places, but can be exhausting with the bustle of crowds on a sunny day. What you need when the pressure gets too much is a restful place with excellent service, an interesting wine list and good food. Look no further than The Circus, tucked away off the main shopping streets with a few tables outside... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad we were your oasis on a hot and steamy day in Bath. Thank you for your kind review More 

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We just happened upon this restaurant early on a Monday evening after strolling back from Royal Crescent. Knowing what we now do know of it, we were probably lucky to spontaneously obtain a table. The restaurant is in an elegant former house in a small residential street, just a stone's throw from Royal Crescent. The decor is light and uncluttered... More 

Thank Waugh2014
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive and thoughtful review. We really do appreciate your writing about us on Trip Advisor and look forward to you visiting us again More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So glad the Circus was recommended to us. It was an easy walk from our accommodations so it had a real neighborhood feel. Very quiet, understated and elegant restaurant. Excellent food and attentive staff. Don't miss it!

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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your short (but sweet) review. We value it hugely More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very well run restaurant with welcoming and attentive staff situated in the heart of this wonderful city. The menu is varied and the food is excellent. This was my second visit and will definitely be going back.

Thank peterbM6626UU
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We really appreciate it More 

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On an off-chance we arrived at 12pm on a Saturday and were able to get a table for two, because it seemed the locals had reserved everything for 1pm. My wife and I shared two entrees and one dessert, which we feel was the most creative and well executed food we sampled during our two week visit through the Cotswolds,... More 

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eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your effusive and lovely review of The Circus. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your lunch with us so much and thanks again for taking the time to put up such a nice review on Trip Advisor More 

stratford on avon
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If this review system allowed fractions of stars I would probably knock off 1/4 of a star. The food was interesting and very good indeed,the service was great,the ambience great too. Not cheap but very good value. would be go again or recommend ,Yes to both without hesitation. The only niggle is a pet hate of mine,staff clearing up to... More 

Thank mebotwo
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your near perfect review. I will mention your pet hate to the kitchen. This is a tricky one as we purposely have part of the kitchen visible as we are proud of our standards in there and get a 5 star rating with Environmental Health! But I do understand that there are some things one... More 

Fleet, UK
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great menu with plenty of choice. Food obviously fresh and locally prepared. Loved the Mezze to start with, plenty for two to share. The fillet steak was cooked to perfection and the fries a great accompaniment. The egg custard tart was absolutely delicious and again plenty to share between two people. Food and service amazing!

Thank UKNiclak
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive and encouraging review. We really appreciate it and look forward to your return visit soon More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a lovely understated venue but the food was excellent & inventive. Cannot recommend highly enough. The owner chooses the menus, the staff are friendly & helpful & I loved it!

Thank Kazjez
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your short but very sweet review on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate your feedback and are so glad you had a good time with us More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$30
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Brock Street, Bath BA1 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 466020
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.

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