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Circle Restaurant

Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
+44 844 338 9000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
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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 1 week 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 2 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

1  Thank 74DannyC
Reviewed 3 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
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We booked the pre-theatre option as we were seeing WNO's Die Fleidermaus. Sadly this was not a good choice for so many reasons. Firstly the vegetarian option ( not choice) was basically cheese, cheese and more cheese. Chefs ought to know by now that parmesan...More

Thank JanCanLudlow
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Wow what an awesome pre show meal. My daughter and I went to the restaurant before the Grease Live show. Service was excellent as was the food, we chose the 2 course meal and was not disappointed at all. I would 100% recommend this restaurant.

Thank angelameakin1971
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here several times now as it is so convenient when going to the theatre, and having your table for the interval is a real luxury. The restaurant staff and ambiance are excellent, timing your meal perfectly for the start of the performance. However,...More

Thank KarenWarwick_England
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Our first visit but hope it won't be the last. We usually eat elsewhere if we are at the Hippodrome but thought we'd give the Circle Restaurant a try this time. We enjoyed a superb meal which was served up by friendly and efficient staff...More

Thank LT170611
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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