333 Verified Diner Reviews

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333 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 Fri, 15 Mar 2019

Amazing food, been a few times before also and never disappoints. Always has interesting and delicious items eg. Emu this time. Only fault was we were double charged for our sparkling water which is annoying because I didn’t pick this up until after we left.

dined on Sun, 10 Mar 2019

Excellent location in the heart of the Hunter, Up market service and quality food.
Felicity Lansley

dined on Fri, 15 Feb 2019

zucchini flowers entre were beautiful, best I've ever had scallop entree was well cooked and full of flavour served with chargrilledl corn Main of Moreton Bay bug was ordinary, also served with a lot of chargrilled corn and the addition of tiny pork belly didn't really work for me, would have liked more Bug. This place was always a must do in the Valley, unfortuneately no longer the case.

dined on Thu, 14 Feb 2019

Cool waiting room. Nice waitress. Worth a try?

dined on Tue, 29 Jan 2019

Wagu was disappointing, small, no taste, not impressed. Other than that, service was first class and all other food and wine was well presented and tasted great.

dined on Fri, 18 Jan 2019

Absolutely fabulous
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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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