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295 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Dimmi Score

8.8
295 reviews
Recommended
(9.0)
Food
(8.8)
Service
(8.5)
Value for money
(8.1)
Atmosphere
(9.0)
Ryan

dined on Sat, 12 May 2018

(10)
Quite a delightful and tasteful three course lunch experience. Our waiter Andre was knowledgeable of the wine list and helped us pair to the food. Great location and venue.

dined on Sat, 31 Mar 2018

(8)
Circa 1876 was a fun, enjoyable dining experience. The food was delicious, a combination of excellent produce and a masterly touch int he kitchen. The staff were attentive and very friendly, and the venue itself is a lovely place to sit and enjoy good company, great food and excellent wines.

dined on Sat, 31 Mar 2018

(8)
Disappointed that the degustation menu and cocktails were unavailable on the night and not discussed when I booked

dined on Fri, 30 Mar 2018

(10)
Excellent, fresh food. Cosy romantic setting. Definitely worth the $$ if you’re in the Hunter

dined on Sat, 20 Jan 2018

(9)
The whole restaurant, the location, it’s surroundings, the food. Everything was fantastic. Highly recommended!
Andy

dined on Sat, 6 Jan 2018

(8)
Incredible venue - absolutely charming and an experience just walking into the restaurant. Great menu where the protein definitely serves as the star in the dishes I had (Scallops and Duck). Would recommend to anyone visiting the Hunter.
Stephanie

dined on Tue, 2 Jan 2018

(10)
Food was phenomenal and very well presented. Service was excellent and very attentive.

dined on Tue, 28 Nov 2017

(9)
A very enjoyable fine dining experience

dined on Tue, 22 May 2018

(8)
Very good venue, will be coming back.
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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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