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Circle Restaurant

Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
+44 844 338 9000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to the restaurant ahead of a showing of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night". The menu was themed and a good selection of choices. My wife is glutton and lactose intolerant but they catered perfectly for her and adapted each...More

Thank harriersman2015
Reviewed yesterday

Ate at the Circle Restaurant prior to seeing Miss Saigon. As usual dinner was themed with the show so Asian inspired. Once again the theatre Chefs delivered, and with Emily and the rest of the waiting staff doing a great job it made for a...More

Thank 3mustgetheres2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate in the restaurant tonight before Miis Saigon. Dissapointing to say the least. Tiny portions and the cod ordered by my friend was bland and tasteless with a noticeable lack of broth, supposedly one of the main ingredients. I had the pork which consisted...More

Thank Thompson47
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate in the Circle restaurant before seeing Miss Saigon. As always the food was great, but unfortunately the night was marred by a 35 minute wait for a cold starter followed by a luke warm main! The menu was themed for the show, which...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here before seeing Miss Saigon, the food served was in keeping with the show, asian influence. It was ok but not fine dining. Our waitress couldn't have been nicer which really did make the experience better. I think it's good to try...More

Thank Grace B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was made to feel that we was a second class citizen and we was made to pay for our meal half way though our 3coarse meal and the other guest paid in the interval

Thank amandamls69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just poor. Service lacklustre, late food, wrong orders, late serving and in the end late into theatre so it was a rush to get into our seats for the show. Same in the interval! For a theatre to get their own serving and timings wrong...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, hard-working staff but food over-priced. Only restaurant I've been to which didn't supply bread as an accompaniment as a matter of course. Can't think why. When we asked for some to go with our starters, we were given the bread/olives etc. appetiser which cost...More

Thank Isaac937
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We enjoyed a 'fine dining' meal before an amazing performance of National Theatre's "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night". The Circle Restaurant has gone from strength to strength in the last few years; the food is of a very high standard, annd...More

Thank _ralphosborn
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We dined at the Circle Restaurant on two consecutive weekends, before seeing productions at the theatre. Each time, we had three delicious courses from their menu, elegantly and beautifully presented The first courses were enough to wet our appetites without filling us too full to...More

Thank lindens43
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28 April 2017|
Response from 1UKCHICK | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We normally have tea during the interval still served at our table. Another nice aspect is that you can leave your coats in the restaurant so don't have to queue up to get them back from cloakroom.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 844 338 9000
  • E-mail
The perfect place to start your visit to the theatre. Our stylish Circle Restaurant, located just a short walk from your seats off the Middle Circle Foyer, offers a relaxing dining experience with tempting, modern menus and an extensive wine list. Our menus are adapted for each show and take advantage of seasonal produce. Wherever possible, we source from local suppliers; this helps us to achieve our aims of supporting the regional economy and to protect the environment by reducing food miles.
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