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Circa 1924

6 Northernhay Place, Exeter EX4 3QJ, England
+44 1392 438545
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chateaubriand” (27 reviews)
“steak” (98 reviews)
“oysters” (11 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Northernhay Place, Exeter EX4 3QJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with a good atmosphere. We had the chateaubriand which was superb. Excellent quality and cooked to perfection. There was also a good selection of wine. The bar upstairs was a great addition for afterwards. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Bobisafish
Reviewed 3 days ago

I thought the staff here were freindly and very helpful. It was bisy with big groups who were a bit rouwdy but they coped very well. I wanted scallops and the bisque as a starter to come together with a portion of fries. To be...More

Thank Wanderlowe
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my husband went on Sunday for a beautiful roast... it did not disappoint! Beautifully cooked rare beef and perfect components. We were glad to see a familiar face there (Charlotte) whom worked at our old fav Restaurant 44. We have always struggled to...More

Thank Kasmira T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb, waitress was top and a very enjoyable meal. Superb food and atmosphere! Have to go for a steak but they are cooked to perfection.

1  Thank Jack G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here for my wife’s birthday. We had a delicious bottle of wine and the serving staff were fabulous. The disappointment though was the food, which is a shame as we have been here many times before and this was one of our favourite...More

Thank Smugpaul
Rob W, Owner at Circa 1924, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Can I say how sorry I am to hear that you did not enjoy your food on your last visit as you have with us before. I do hope that you decide to visit...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having turned up as a last minute idea, and finding the restaurant was fully booked, the staff were excellent by finding a table for us in the bar area, which is as lovely as the restaurant. The food was divine; I had the bone marrow...More

1  Thank reidyreidster
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend found this gem of a place-he loves steak, I love seafood so it was perfect. It was an amazing evening. We had pre-dinner drinks-I had the cloudy lemonade with gin-highly recommend and beautifully presented. For dinner I had delicious scallops as starter and...More

1  Thank Ambler-London2
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Tucked away behind Boots in a quiet location. Independently run. We have been here a few times and the menu varies. Friendly, knowledgeable staff who do not pester you. Unlike many other establishments, mains are served hot and the desserts are generous portions. Also good...More

1  Thank Dr_Pedro
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We came with good expectations. We were greeted with a wall of noise so loud that we realised conversation would be a challenge, but hey ho. Lively was better than moribund. Cutting to the chase: the steaks. All three of us are experienced travellers, to...More

1  Thank RichardH267
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a lunchtime for my husbands birthday. We ordered starters which were delicious and tasty , the mains not so good. It was a quiet Tuesday lunchtime only a couple of others diners in. We both ordered steak being a steakhouse, mine...More

3  Thank nikki781
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24 July 2017|
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Response from UFruDatWadebridge | Reviewed this property |
As I said the music was upstairs and did not start until 2215 on the evening we were there. We did not find the music (which had started before the end of our meal) to be a problem. You could hear it in the background but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Northernhay Place, Exeter EX4 3QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 438545
  • E-mail
Independent seafood & steakhouse and nightspot featuring live music and some seriously good drinks...
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