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Wilton Street, Taunton, England
01823-272563
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Ranked #26 of 204 Restaurants in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pub
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Essex
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I went to the Vivary arms for a Saturday evening meal with other family members. I have only been at Sunday lunchtimes before. The service was very friendly and efficient and there was a nice buzz about the place. The food was good. I had one of the vegetarian options - very tasty and other family members had the scampi... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Lovely old pub (oldest in Taunton it is said). No loud TV - hooray! Good pub food, nothing trying to be gastro when it isn't. Nice outdoor courtyard for the summer. Excellent hosts, thoroughly recommended.

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Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were warmly greeted,as we had arrived early in order to have a drink before eating. There was no available seating in either bars, so we sat in the garden which is delightful. Once seated we were served promptly. l had the pork roast, was offered Yorkshire pud which l had but sadly was burnt and very crisp. Otherwise the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Visiting family at musgrove. Came without booking on Sunday. Good communication. Got drink at bar then got table outside in the sun. Nice experience.

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south west
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Had a Sunday lunch a while ago which was amazing so chose to eat here on a week day lunch time. Wow what fantastic food yet again, we all chose something different and each selection was great. Can't wait to come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Walk up to this pub regularly and we can't fault it. Great beers and wine. Good quiz nights. Fan dabby dozy tastic! Great great great.

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somerset
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

amazing flowers to front of pub, I believe now the oldest in town ?? very welcoming and cheerful staff. meals were served piping hot on a hot plate lovely, not over cooked veg`, very enjoyable "pub grub"..

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Fantastic evening shared with my family at the Vivary Arms. We were a party of 10, 5 adults and 5 children, with three generations. Each family member gave the rated their meal as great! Very difficult as we have a range of dietary requirements, from fussy children, Veterinarians and traditional two meat and veg to please. Initially when i phoned... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We've been to the Vivary Arms before (a few years ago) and had a contemporary and very tasty meal. Unfortunately on this occasion the food was a little sub-par. This could have been due to our mid-week visit, perhaps things pick up at the weekend. My wife had moules mariniere with a side salad instead of bread, I had a... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The landlady and landlord are pleasant and friendly, as are all the staff we have met. Good food, be it from the regular menu or specials board.

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Address: Wilton Street, Taunton, England
Phone Number: 01823-272563
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
Cuisine: Pub

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