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Summary

“Still a great place to eat after many years on the scene” – this “buzzy” indie bistro, near the Royal Crescent, remains one of the most commented-on destinations in town thanks to its “excellent”, “straightforward” cooking (“from a monthly changing menu of locally sourced seasonal ingredients, mixing modern tastes with old classics”) and “enthusiastic service”.

£51
Very Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A “favourite”, family-run (and “slightly cramped”) bistro, near the Royal Crescent, that’s the most commented-on destination in the city this year, on account of its “attentive” staff and “easy, café-style atmosphere”, as well as its “excellent, well-presented modern European cooking”. Top tip – “try to book for upstairs”.

£49
Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Enthusiastic and well-informed staff” contribute to the high popularity of this family-owned bistro, near the Royal Crescent. The “reliable” seasonal cooking seldom disappoints, and the setting is “relaxed” (with lunch on the pavement a possibility in summer).

£45
Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“One of the best places to eat in Bath… which has few enough good places!” – this family-owned bistro, near the Royal Crescent, is a “reliable” spot offering “fresh” and “varied” cooking, so it’s no surprise that it’s often “very busy”; “ground-floor seating is best, but most tables there are for two”.

£44
Very Good
Exceptional
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Portions
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30
10.30 pm
48
7+ at D

The Circus Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Circus Restaurant in BA1, Bath by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Circus restaurant.
Colin M
The standard of food remains good but servi...
Reviewed 6 months, 7 days ago

"The standard of food remains good but service seems to have gone downhill over the past year. There seem to have been a few changes to front of house staff and overall the staff are less attentive and inclined to chat amongst themselves rather than keep an eye on the customers. Always well filled so need to book and upstairs tables are much better."

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Trevor J
Perfectly cooked fresh fish and salads majo...
Reviewed 8 months, 3 days ago

"Perfectly cooked fresh fish and salads major at this deservedly popular bistro."

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34 Brock St, Bath, BA1 2LN
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Last orders: 10.30 pm

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