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Castle Bow Restaurant

Under the Archway | Castle Bow, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
+44 1823 328328
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Ranked #18 of 201 Restaurants in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $55
Hours:
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Devon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Had a light lunch, latte and large glass of wine. Fish cakes were scrummy, beef burger good chips ok, wine nice latte was nice when it eventually arrived but as we had to ask twice for it we were charged for it twice!!! Didn't realise until we got home, thought the bill was high! The poor bar bloke was rushed... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Our son and daughter-in-law bought us a meal here to say thank you for our help with their wedding and it was a wonderful gift. We had a superb meal in lovely surroundings where people really know how to prepare and serve food.

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Visited this restaurant last night with a close friend. Great atmosphere, outstanding service from delightful and very attentive staff, food to die for - cooked to perfection. What more can I say! Thank you

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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180 reviews 180 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We ate here for a birthday treat. The menu was a daily menu and offered local products. We choose the rabbit ravioli and crab dishes for starters, the portions were large for starters. Both were good dishes. For mains we tried the sea bass and the pork. The sea bass was served with samphire and some flavoured cauliflower, with cauliflower... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was our second visit to The Bow, I think they have done a great job in the design of the restaurant, it has a good vibe. The front of house was slightly overbearing on our first visit but this time they seem to have mellowed and were attentive but not over the top. On both visits we have had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

could not say anything else than excellent. Very friendly attentive waiter and Maitre'd and excellent food, in particular the partridge first course and the roast turbot main. Very enjoyable saturday evening.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The time has come to break silence over the best place for coffee and a light lunch in Taunton. We hope we don't regret doing this because it ends up so busy that we don't get a seat, but a great venue deserves recognition. It's a perfect place to stop off for coffee during a visit into town or to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Food was amazing especially the venison and service was fantastic - very personal but not in your face! Highly recommend!

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. The waiters were very attentive and everything was a great price. The only niggles I had was that for over £10 I expected more than 2 scallops for starter, and our lamb for main was slightly more cooked than we normally like, but that is just us being very picky. For the price of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We booked for dinner on the Friday night and were told we couldn't have a table until 8.45pm. We arrived early for a drink in the bar letting them know we had arrived for our table. We also had to ask to see a menu. We were keen to place our order as we were told last orders were at... More 

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Marc M, General Manager at Castle Bow Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Naomi D We owe you a big apology as it sounds like your dinner was way below our normal standards. I would really appreciate it if you contacted me at the hotel so that I can apologise in person and hopefully find a way to make it up to you. Best regards Marc More 

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Additional Information about Castle Bow Restaurant

Address: Under the Archway | Castle Bow, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
Phone Number: +44 1823 328328
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
Open Hours:
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 55

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