The Circus Restaurant
“Impressive upmarket cooking near the Royal Crescent” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
In a prime location between two of Bath’s most iconic locations, The Circus and the Royal Crescent, this is an upmarket all-day eatery, with high-ceilinged dining rooms offering a bold, modern setting for the monthly-changing, seasonally-inspired menu, based on fine West Country produce.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 50
- Private dining available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Assist dogs welcome
- Days Closed: Sunday
- Lunch served from: 12
- Lunch served until: 3
- Dinner served from: 5
- Dinner served until: midnight
- Wines under £30: 20
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 7
- Cuisine style: Modern European
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.
Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.
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