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Circa 1876 at The Convent Hunter Valley
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Taste of Christmas at Circa 1876
A$199.00 per order
Indulge in a feast of senses in the lead up to Christmas with a seasonally inspired special 5 course menu. Surrounded by the picturesque setting of our stunningly decorated and award winning Circa 1876 restaurant. Adults $199 includes glass of sparkling, tea & coffee Teen $179 and Children $79. This is a ticketed event. Our team will contact you for full payment. Your booking is not confirmed until fully paid and ticketed.
Christmas at Circa 1876
A$249.00 per order
Enjoy an exquisite 5 course Christmas lunch in the historic & award winning CIRCA 1876 Restaurant. Indulge in a sumptuous Christmas feast using the freshest local ingredients complete with the traditional Christmas decorations and bon bons! Adults $249 including glass of sparkling, tea & coffee Teen $179 and Children $79. This is a ticketed event. Our team will contact you for full payment. Your booking is not confirmed until paid and ticketed.
Circa 1876 Group Booking
A$28.50 per order
Bookings of 6 or more people will require a non-refundable deposit of 30%. This will be processed on the credit card supplied at the time of booking. The initial non-refundable deposit is forfeit for cancellations at any time up to and including 7 days prior to your reservation. Any cancellation within 7 days, will attract the full Cancellation Charge of $95pp. For any changes please contact us email@example.com
The food was exceptional. Every dish we had was delicious and beautifully presented and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend.
I booked Circa 1876 to celebrate my sister in laws birthday . We were not disappointed, from the service, to the food it was all perfect. Would definitely recommend
Love the old style look, good food and great service. Good place3😍
Amazing food and service. My fiance and I were given complimentary dishes for our special day. Highly recommend the restaurant.
Just magnificent!! A lovely cosy location with wonderful and attentive service. We had dinner at Circa for my wife's birthday and could not have been happier with the dishes we ordered. A good range of wines is to be expected in the Hunter and Circa did not disappoint.
We would certainly recommend this restaurant.
ATM it is a 3 course set menu. Each course had plenty of variety and choices, with some lovely extras included. Each course was beautifully presented and tasted divine. Staff were all very knowledgeable and pleasant. Worth every cent. A very special meal in a lovely setting.
This was our third visit and is always of a high standard.
My only issue was weekend lunch being a 3 course menu only which meant I had to change other plans at the time as I was not aware of this.
Excellent food and service. I definitely recommend it and will come back soon.
Always a fantastic experience. Exotic and fresh selections prepared to perfection!
The food was amazing. Great atmosphere and the staff were great
Excellent dining experience. Can not say enough about this restaurant.
Food and service were outstanding! Visiting here has been a highlight of our trip to the Hunter and will definitely recommend to our friends and family. Could not fault if we tried!
Really nice food and atmosphere, excellent staff
As usual amazing food and an top notch service! Cocktail menu is divine.
A must visit!
The food, wine and service didn’t disappoint. Will definitely return.
Great food, service and location. Loved it! Should definitely be on your list for your Hunter Valley getaway.
Perfection. Such a lovely experience. Great food, service and location.
Our experience at circa 1876 was exceptional. The staff were welcoming and friendly and the food was amazing. We will definitely be back and will highly recommend to friends.
Food was delicious, especially the entrees of soft shell crab and the zucchini flowers. Staff were knowledgeable, polite and attentive. Highly recommend dinner at Circa 1876.
Excellent food and service! Would very much recommend.
My favourite place in the Hunter Valley! Always great service, food and we love the environment. We had a lovely birthday celebration and the staff take great care of us to make sure we have a wonderful experience.
Wedding anniversary. A very special place to go to to celebrate an important occasion like this.
Lovely lunch in a gorgeous setting
We were warmly welcomed and taken straight to our table. Tables were arranged with good spaces between.
Orders were taken promptly but with out us feeling rushed.
There was a very pleasant view of the garden from our table and an amuse bouche provided before our meals arrived .
Each course was beautifully plated and we all thoroughly enjoyed out 3 course meal
Waiters were knowledgeable and courteous .
A delightful meal altogether .
Having arrived at 12.45pm for an anniversary lunch, in my booking asked for a nice table it was standard. The thing that disappointed us the most was having a 3 course limited set menu and being sold out of items on the entree list when I saw guest eating entree meals as their mains. I asked for the zucchini flowers as entree and were told they were sold out when the lady at the next table was eating them as her main, I asked for a 2 course set menu being pregnant left my choice to the crab and tofu dishes which I did not like, my waiters said no I would have to pay 3 courses anyway. The only thing they could do was offer both my husband and I the risotto in entree size which sat on our table uneaten.
Do not offer set menu only at a set price if you sell out of the item at the start of lunch service. We will not be returning to your restaurant when other restaurants provide exceptional food but more importantly exceptional service
Food and staff were brilliant. Beautiful setting and location. The room is a little dark and the window and door opening are small making it hard to look out at the garden areas outside, however this is likely due to heritage issues with the building. An outdoor eating area would be a great improvement for lunch. The room is far more suited to dinner and has a beautiful old world charm to it.
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.
Circa 1876 at The Convent Hunter Valley is rated 4.7 stars by 414 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.