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The Circus Restaurant

34 Brock Street, Bath BA1 2LN, England
+44 1225 466020
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 13 min
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
34 Brock Street, Bath BA1 2LN, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited The Circus for the second time this weekend and I was not disappointed. On both occasions the food has been delicious. The menu choices are excellent, adapting to seasonal ingredients. The staff are also happy and helpful. I can see why it has...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank emmzy2001
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second visit to The Circus Restaurant and it would have been more if we had been able to get a table there on previous visits to Bath. The food is excellent, the wine list offers unusual but excellent choices. The service can...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Gary C
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, what a lovely review to start 2019 we're very grateful for it and look forward to your continuing custom. See you again soon hopefully

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got taken here for my 5yr anniversary with the missus. She normally let's me do the TripAdvisor restaurant searching but on this occasion she made the choice and I'm happy to report it did not disappoint. The food was great, the service was on point...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 483simonm
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Very glad your missus found us! Thanks so much for your review and Happy Anniversary! We look forward to the next time

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant as we were walking around Bath - so lovely and such yummy food. The service was excellent too! A great spot for lunch!

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Giselle1960
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're very glad you stumbled upon us and enjoyed your meal. Thank you so much for your kind review

Reviewed 1 week ago

A cosy restaurant nestled in between the Royal Crescent and the Circus, it has great charm and ambience. The tables are close together and it is usually full in the evening, so book ahead! The food and service are always good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stjohn1942
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived early, before the opening time and without a reservation, on the day of the new winter menu was to debut. We could not have been treated more graciously. Overall, this was the best meal I had, among many good meals, on this trip...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vicarmuddlebush
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What an amazing review from someone who sounds faintly Dickensian, but I'm feeling that your soubriquet is a bit of a ruse? Whatever, we are really thrilled with such a glowing report from a person who obviously knows his/her food and we're very glad you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to us by a friend and I would definitely pass on that recommendation. The service is excellent and attentive. The lunch menu was varied with regularly updated specials. The food was truly amazing with a novel twist. This place is easily in my top...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Callum023
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my wife here for romantic meal. Firstly the style and decor of the restaurant was beautiful giving it a great ambience. It was lovely and romantic. Most importantly the food was stunning and it was certainly a meal to remember. It was also...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MichaelPikstone49
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review of our restaurant we're all really glad you enjoyed your romantic meal with us. Thanks for recommending us to your friends and do come again soon won't you?

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy, bistro style restaurant. Glad to say it’s vegan and veggie friendly, lots of choice, varied menu and better still, veggies were treated like normal diners. Prices reasonable for Bath city centre, would happily return. Staff were really, really good.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VenusTransiter
eatyourgreens, Owner at The Circus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for this positive review and we're really glad that our veggie friendly menu appealed. We are always trying to make our menus have as many veggie centric and healthy options as possible and we also have a special diets menu and can...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't quite live up to expectations based on some other reviewers' comments. However, we enjoyed pleasant food in pleasant surroundings served by Maisie, an exceptionally efficient and charming waitress.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank ProteusSouthCoastUK
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Hazel C
14 January 2019|
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Response from eatyourgreens | Property representative |
No, we use nuts in quite a few of our dishes but we can provide the recipes which show the list of ingredients in each dish we have on the present menu. This is required by law and all restaurants should be able to provide... More
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Christopher e
26 November 2018|
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Response from eatyourgreens | Property representative |
We have a separate downstairs dining area that seats 30 people and can be used for functions etc. Please ring 01225 466020 if you would like to discuss this
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:30
Thursday
10:00 - 23:30
Friday
10:00 - 23:30
Saturday
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
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.
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