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The Willow Tree

$$$$
British, Contemporary
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3 Tower Lane, Taunton TA1 4AR, England
+44 1823 352835
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food service a1

Nice relaxed meal food just as it should very varied menus good. I had soup my friend had pate. Mains steak both medium rare ver good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Nicholas W
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Cullompton, United Kingdom
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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English first
Cullompton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Nice relaxed meal food just as it should very varied menus good. I had soup my friend had pate. Mains steak both medium rare ver good.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Went with some trepidation about artistic food expecting tiny prettily arranged morsels; however was most impressed by the food. Three courses of moderately sized rich portions left us well satiated. We started with leek soup and seafood salad and both took the recommended guinea fowl. Service was exceptional however a strange quirk was telling us what the current customer favourites... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

What a wonderful restaurant! We have been in despair of finding a place in Taunton where we could enjoy good food, good wine, good service and a delightful environment - but now we've found it. It's not often that you can say that you wouldn't change anything about a meal but this was certainly the case. I was particularly impressed... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Had a lovely evening at the Willow Tree on Saturday. Fabulous food, nice atmosphere and friendly service. Can definitely recommend the cheese soufflé which was delicious! Will definitely be back.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Hello Rita, Just a quick line to say "Thank You" to you and your staff for a truly delightful evening on Friday. Compliments to your chef especially from my wife who seldom finds her salmon cooked exactly to her preference ! The wait staff were very attentive and added to the overall ambience - We will be back :)

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is the second time we have eaten at the Willow Tree. Having been blown away by the quality of the food and the service on the first visit we vowed to return. The second visit did not disappoint and was outstanding. The team at The Willow Tree are highly skilled in creating exquisite dishes and creating a great atmosphere.... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

A wonderful evening, lovely and intimate. The food was exquisite and the service was really friendly and they would bring you the drinks when you ask for them instead of in 10 min time.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Excellent food. Excellent service. There were four of us who all chose different meals. We were all very happy with the quality and presentation of all the dishes. Our first visit but definitely not our last!

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Milverton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

25 anniversary celebration with our family. A lovely evening meal, great selection of wines, the food was excellent as was the service. Thank you for catering for our four year old Grandson. A memorable evening. PS Salad was splendid!!

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St Ives, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Lovely spot over the bridge at the side of the stream! Lovely staff! Lovely food & wine! My husband and I just kept saying how lovely it was!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Tower Lane, Taunton TA1 4AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 352835

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 43 - 51
  • Cuisine: British, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?