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Castle Bow Restaurant

Under the Archway | Castle Bow, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
+44 1823 328328
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Ranked #14 of 194 restaurants in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $60
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Taunton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We ate here with friends. The dining room is lovely, looks quite new, decorated in a modern but Art Deco style. We sat in the middle of the room where it took us a while to adjust to the noise level of the room. We were brought a very generous basket of delicious bread rolls. We had a stunning, excellent... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

a wonderful meal tonight in the castle bow restaurant could not be faulted very charming and professional waiting staff who made us feel very relaxed. helen was very good. Spicy tomato soup and turbot were beautifully prepared and very tasty my husband loved his lamb we will return.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We were given a joint birthday gift of a "celebration tea" at the Bow Bar at the Castle Hotel. We were warmly welcomed by our waiter Graham, who was informative, attentive and treated us very well and made us feel special. The tea itself was brilliant,glass of champagne, tea/coffee and finger sandwiches to start. Following this was a very tempting... More

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

Dear Carole M Thank you for the positive review. I am delighted that you had such a great afternoon tea. I will share your kind comments with Graham. Best regards Marc More

Langport, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Good service and very comfortable surroundings excellent coffee and reasonable priced snacks in a most central town position

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

Dear Royston D Thank you for your positive review. I hope to see you back soon. Best regards Marc More

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Dined in the Castle Bow restaurant tonight, and all I can say is - WOW! Absolutely fantastic dinner, and delicious wines to match. The food was cooked to perfection, and each dish had lots of unique elements and ingredients that complimented each other perfectly. The restaurant manager recommended wines to accompany, which were the perfect addition. The service was brilliant... More

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

Dear Frances B WOW - thanks for the great review. Best regards Marc More

Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Had a lovely evening at the Castle Bow Restaurant yesterday. Food was excellent and really no more expensive than a lot of gastro pubs. Waiting staff were friendly and professional. Lovely local meat and produce. Really superb wines. Absolutely gorgeous desserts. Very nice decor and atmosphere. A calm oasis in the middle of a Rod Stewart obsessed Taunton (he was... More

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

Elizabeth U Thank you for the great review. I look forward to seeing you the next time you are back in the restaurant. Best regards Marc More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My wife and I ate here to celebrate our 20th Wedding Anniversary, I have to say the staff provided the perfect end to a special day. The head waiter was very knowledgeable and they staff really went the extra mile to ensure our evening was special. The food was delighful, and of the quality you would expect from a restaurant... More

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

Dear Andy C Thank you for the great review and for choosing to celebrate your 20th anniversary with us. Hope to see you back soon. Best regards Marc More

Taunton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had a lovely meal and as it was our wedding anniversary the setting was great the restaurant was not busy but the food was enjoyable and well presented the flavors of the Lemon cake with Raspberry sorbet made my taste buds work overtime. Well done to all who work there

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

Dear Honestdoug1 Thank you for a great review and for celebrating your anniversary with us. Best regards Marc More

Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had to make a last minute overnight stop in Taunton and stayed in a hotel close to this restaurant ..so we walked out hoping they could fit us in. It was absolutely first class service ..friendly atmosphere and first class food. The breads were delicious and the fish was excellent . We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and will certainly... More

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

Dear Harriet W Thanks for the great review. Liam's bread is legendary and we get all our fish from Brixham. Best regards Marc More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Great food. Fish and meat cooked to perfection. Wonderful cheesboard and the petit fours were fantastic. Professional and friendly service. Cannot be faulted. We stayed two nights in Taunton and came across the Castle Bow by accident on the first night. We so enjoyed our meal that we immediately booked for dinner the following evening.

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

Dear ChrisC5994LD Thank you for posting such a positive review. I hope to see you on your next visit to Taunton. Best regards Marc More

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