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Circa 1876 at The Convent Hunter Valley
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Great food and excellent service. Have loved going to Circa since 2003 when I proposed to my wife. This restaurant is special for us.
Nothing short of amazing. The little treats in between the meals added a nice touch. The desserts were also on another level! Always love coming here for a beautiful fine dining experience.
Brilliant as always.
Love this place! Great food and friendly service
We had a lovely experience and were delightfully surprised with each dish.
Circa' hosted a stunning lunch in a great setting, and will be recommended to friends
Amazing food, all the ingredients were so fresh and you could see the love that was put into the dishes. Definitely will be back :)
Beautiful venue and overall the food is very good - only complaint was all our steaks were overdone, disappointing given the price and the $30 surcharge for steak on the set menu.
Everything was great. Food so flavourful & great pairing suggestions. Helpful and friendly service.
We enjoyed the most amazing lunch! The menu was creative and interesting, all four of us decided to try something we hadn't tried before and we weren't disappointed. Every plate of food was beautiful to look at and delightful to eat. We savored every mouthful, it was just perfect. Beautiful setting, great service, would highly recommend.
amazing food and location, attentive staff, great selection of wines
Not as good as it used to be entree’s weren’t great mains were nice nothing to rave about (for the price) bright lighting didn’t make it particularly relaxing.. felt like waiters were reading from a script.
Best food I have ever had. From top to bottom this was an amazing experience. Thanks team.
Very friendly staff and overall lovely experience.
We enjoyed our meal very much. Of.course I always like a cheaper.meal but as yum lol. Maybe a $70 per head would bring it into a range more.affordable and wine per glass maybe a couple.of $$ cheaper if at possible. However you have to stay afloat and in the end in this current climate that is the most important thing. Thank you for a lovely evening
Food was average - truffle and beetroot risotto lacked any flavour of truffle and was incredibly bland. Beef was certainly something we could have made at home, however the desserts were quite good. Cocktails were advertised but not available. So grossly overpriced for an experience that was so very underwhelming. Wouldn’t recommend and won’t go back.
Beautiful, historic venue with attentive staff even on a busy weekend. Delicious and varied menu options
The service was excellent! I l also love the plate of duck liver
Exceed all reviews online, defiantly a must for dinner in the hunter valley
Fantastic food, great venue, attentive staff. Had a great time here for a birthday weekend.
We were pretty much neglected. We had plenty of time to scrutinize the food, and it’s definitely not as impressive as the last time I was there (which was one year ago)
Omg the food was amazing the atmosphere was perfect and the staff were excellent . We had an amazing night .
The food was superb. Every course was a delight. Beautiful flavours.
Except for the sorbet which was odd flavours, when we commented on this no alternative was offered.
Some staff were trained but others weren't coming right into our space literally leaning over us to serve someone on the other side of the table instead of going around. Not explaining what each plate was except for the pallet cleansers etc which for that kind of restaurant you expect.
10/10 most amazing lunch i have had in awhile!!!!!!!!!
We had a wonderful meal, all of my friends were very impressed with the food
Nice room and excellent service. The food was good to excellent.
The staff were like robots and were rushing us through our meal . We asked for a break between entree and main course to which they agreed but served the main immediately after we had finished our entree. There were no diners arriving after us so there was no need for the rush. They suggested that we take our cheese course with us even though we were less than 1and a half hours!
Our waiter left our wine on the table and never once served us any.
Our taxi driver asked that the staff call him half an hour before we would need him but they refused to do so.
We will never return
Great food, very well presented, excellent fun of ingredients.
Really well presented food, chefs need to be complimented.
Ingredients very fresh
All items cooked well.
Waiting staff at usual Oz standard.
Great experience overall.
Thank you - food was absolutely fabulous as was the wine. We will be back , couldn't fault Circa 1876 - perfect
Saw great reviews about this place and it lived up to it, great food and ambeiance would definately go back.
Beautiful setting. Loved the tasty chef treats between courses.
The food is exceptional quality and every dish well balanced.
Could not fault anything with our 3 course meal...simply wonderful and no hesitation to let us sample 3 wines to make a selection for a glass of local Shiraz...what an amazing place for an event...would love to have a fabulous dinner party here - maybe one day! Thank you
Amazing experience! Will be back next time for sure
Expected more. Mains were cold and the waiter could not even recommend wine to math the food.
Restaurant was disappointing overall.
Food was good, more presentation than taste but effort is there. Portions were definitely on the small end of the spectrum of fine dining.
90 minute covid dinner sitting took over 2 hours to serve. Almost an hour between entree and main.
Plenty of staff at front of restaurant, service was ok, but something clearly not working in the kitchen.
Better alternatives for the price in the hunter.
It was a dark and stormy night...despite this the atmosphere created by the restaurant, the quality of the food, the attention of staff without intrusion, made for a really beautiful evening.
Absolutely beautiful. A very special evening for my Fiancé and I to celebrate our engagement.
The wait staff were very friendly and attentive without being intrusive. We loved the ambience esp. seated next to the big fire place. The food was great but a little on the salty side. Overall, we really enjoyed our dining experience!
Absolutely amazing. One of the best meals in the Hunter Valley
Circa 1876 at The Convent Hunter Valley is rated 4.7 stars by 388 OpenTable diners.
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