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The Old Bear Restaurant

14 Upper High Street, Taunton TA1 3PZ, England
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Ranked #10 of 197 Restaurants in Taunton
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Taunton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It was the best Restaurant I have been to in Taunton. The menu was not too extensive, but very good. The service was exceptional, and when the food arrived was of an exceptional standard. Having cloth napkins on the table, makes everything so much more professional.

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Taunton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This used to be my mother's favourite restaurant until her death in 2006. My wife and I decided to take visiting friends there last week and what a treat! A very warm welcome, three excellent courses, superb efficient and friendly service. We all came away feeling well satisfied with our meals and wine. A very reasonable price for this quality... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Traditional Good Quality Restaurant in Taunton. Relative short menu but excellent quality, good service and nice atmosphere. A few comments being Old Fashioned but this is the draw to the Old Bear, as it is Traditional, which there are very very few in Taunton. Highly Recommended.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Went for Sunday lunch Mike and Karen have done it again, great food and atmosphere great staff very friendly family run restaurant worth going to for Sunday lunch will need to book in advance as very busy place

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Service was good and pleasant but a little amateurish. The food was generally of good quality but the menu and the choice was "old fashioned" and lacked excitement; should be updated. The ambiance in the bar area was poor; mainly due to the eclectic nature of the assembled furniture resulting in a stilted atmosphere.

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Tirgu Mures, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

best food ...best people I ve ever met... you have to walk in and you ll descover a very good team,familly and taste! I miss it...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We took our middle son for Sunday lunch. He was impressed with the food, the service and the atmosphere. As usual, we thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday Roast. The restaurant is so popular that a booking for Sunday lunch needs to be made weeks in advance. We were there on 27th July and asked for a table for 2 on 28th... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place is as wonderful as its always been after living away for over 10 years we went for a special celebration and we were reminded why we used to go here before. Food was exceptional and love the cosy setting the staff actually care and even though there was only 2 of them the service is excellent. The chef... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

From the time I booked the restaurant to the time that we finally paid the bill, the experience of being a diner at The Old Bear was a pleasant experience. Without exception, the staff were attentive without being overbearing (no pun intended). The presentation and amount of food was very good but the first prize had to go to the... More

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Somerset
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely meal to celebrate recent good news. It seemed quiet for a Friday night but that wasn't a bad thing for us. The staff were most welcoming and we had some lovely food. The portions weren't overly big and quite expensive for what they were but nevertheless really tasty food. Overall a really cute little restaurant you... More

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Address: 14 Upper High Street, Taunton TA1 3PZ, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
Cuisine: English

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