Circus

 
 

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ADDRESS
27-29 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BA 
 
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PRICES
Main Courses £12.95-£19.95
 

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CircusOpened mid January 2010, Circus is a hip eaterie serving Pan-American cuisine and boasting an interior design by Tom Dixon. More than just a dining experience, Circus - as the name suggests - has all the fun of the fair with live acts entertaining you while you eat. Staff and diners can ultimately join in to become part of the entertainment which takes place around the bar and restaurant. Enter through the secret black steel foyer and you'll find a hidden world of smoke and mirrors - as well as an interesting list of cocktails. If this all sounds a bit surreal, it's mean to be; the style is based on the Surrealist art movement with shell chandeliers and a dancer's pole in the lounge. The menu of Pan-American dishes includes choices of soft shell crab with coriander and corn salsa, red and golden beet salad with ricotta and hazelnuts, or smoked chipotle and tamarind chicken wings for starters. For main courses you can move on to baby-back ribs with barbecue sauce or Mexican spice rubbed pork tenderloin. Desserts are all-American favourites like churros, coconut cream pie and aweet tamales. But it's the entertainment which really is the unique selling point of Circus, full details of the acts are currently under wraps - you'll just have to go there to find out what's in store.

 

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3 minutes walk
 
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11 Langley Street, Seven Dials, , Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Circus
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London > Restaurants > American restaurants
8 - 9 James Street, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Circus
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16 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Circus
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London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
47 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Circus
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24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Circus
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Circus
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Shopping near Circus

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London > Shopping > Clothing
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Birkenstock
London > Shopping > Shoes
70 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Circus
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21 Neal Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Circus
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The Marquess of Anglesey
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39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Circus
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Circus
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Circus
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Circus
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Circus
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Circus
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Fathers and Sons
Fathers and Sons
Theatre | Until 26th July 2014 

The Donmar Warehouse 1 minute walk from Circus

Lyndsey Turner, whose theatre credits include 'Posh' at the Royal Court and in West End, and Headlong's acclaimed 'Chimerica' which ...More

 
Royal Opera: Ariadne Auf Naxos
Royal Opera: Ariadne Auf Naxos
Concerts | Until 13th July 2014 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Circus

The Romanian singer, Ruxandra Donose, who played a highly acclaimed Carmen with the English National Opera in 2012, returns to ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Circus

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Royal Opera House Backstage Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Circus

Home to The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, the magnificent Royal Opera House opens its doors for unprecedented access ...More

Thursday at Guanabara
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 10th July 2014 

Guanabara 2 minutes walk from Circus

Resident DJs play dance and Latin with live percussion from Basil....More

Guanabara World Cup Screenings
Sporting Events | Until 13th July 2014 

Guanabara 2 minutes walk from Circus

One of the most obvious destinations to watch the World Cup in London has to be Guanabara, the Latin-themed bar ...More

The Elephantom (Over 4s): National Theatre
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

New London Theatre 2 minutes walk from Circus

A little girl has a great deal of trouble on her hands, thanks to her giant ghost-elephant friend....More

The Elephantom
The Elephantom
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

New London Theatre 2 minutes walk from Circus

A tale of a little girl and her ghost-elephant friend, The Elephantom by Ross Collins is a charming family tale. ...More

 
War Horse
War Horse
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

New London Theatre 2 minutes walk from Circus

This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

 
The Pajama Game
The Pajama Game
Theatre | Until 13th September 2014 

Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from Circus

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