325 Verified Diner Reviews

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325 reviews
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dined on Wed, 26 Dec 2018

We have been there on boxing day and therefore it was a set menu. The different courses were all cooked great and had nice flavors. The service did a good job and the wine pairing was also matching the food.

dined on Mon, 22 Oct 2018

beautiful venue and grounds, would be amazing for a wedding! the food was delicious and the service was very professional with personality.

dined on Sat, 21 Jul 2018

Food was great! Especially the bone marrow & duck dish! They were to dieee for! My absolute favourites! The steak and quail was cooked beautifully and deliciously! Definitely enjoyed visiting this restaurant! And will be definitely come back for the bone marrow and duck!! Really happy with the overall experience at Circa!

dined on Tue, 1 Jan 2019

Very good food with an excellent choice range of wines. Cosy setting in a big dining place. Loved it!

dined on Tue, 1 Jan 2019

Great lunch, will be back for dinner!

dined on Sat, 29 Dec 2018

Great food in a lovely old building! Service could be better.

dined on Fri, 14 Dec 2018

Beautifully restaurant with great foods and services! Loved it and will visit again!

dined on Fri, 7 Dec 2018

Loved the converted old building with the beautiful gardens. The food was delicious, will definitely be back!

dined on Tue, 27 Nov 2018

Took an overseas guest and it was not a good experience. Wine recommended by somelier was sub standard..Reschke Rufus 2011. We asked the somelier to taste it because it was dreadful and undrinkable....he said it was ok and refused to change it. This was the beginning of the bad experience. Our table was ignored, no service...had to even get up for water, pour our own wine which we had to drink since we paid $70, and at the end of the evening had to get up to ask for bill. We complained about the whole experience and Manager said to write about it...he couldn't do a thing! Uggggh!!! who would want this!
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About Circa 1876

Aussie royalty Circa 1876 is a spectacular regional restaurant that is serving premier cuisine in a five-star contemporary environment. If you’re a lover of fine food and wine then this is the venue for your. Dine under the whimsical luxury of old-world chandeliers in one of Australia’s most picturesque hinterlands, The Hunter Valley, and feast on adventurous dishes that have been sourced locally and organically. The magnificent mix of highly skilled chefs, under the watchful eye of executive chef Trent Barrett, each bring their own unique style and passion to the fore, creating incredibly intricate dishes that look almost too pretty to eat. The menu is rich and bold, and don’t be afraid by going all out by ordering entree, main and dessert. Take a Saturday drive, or go on a mini getaway and treat yourself to a meal at Circa 1876 - you won’t regret it. Best dish: blue eye cod - scallop and prawn stuffed zucchini flower, watercress puree, sauteed zucchini and bearnaise sauce.

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