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Castle Bow Restaurant

Under the Archway | Castle Bow, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
+44 1823 328328
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Ranked #17 of 197 Restaurants in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $55
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Dorset, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
7 helpful votes 7 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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

Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were staying at the Castle and decided to eat in. It was the one of the best meals we'd ever had. It looked and tasted delicious. Presentation was superb. The service from Tom and his assistant matched the food. Well worth the price.

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

Dear Ivor L Thank you for posting such a great review. I will pass your kind comments on to Tom. Best regards Marc More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

I recently had dinner here for a special family occasion and what a treat we had! We started with delicious canapés at the bar and then moved through to the busy restaurant to be seated by some of the lovely waiting staff. We chose our food to the taste of the most incredible bread basket and our wine was brought... More

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

Dear redoak21 Thank you for writing such a wonderful review. Best regards Marc More

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

A fine place to dine for an upmarket evening out. We recently dined here with a group of friends prior to one going to work overseas. We had aperitifs in the bar beforehand which were both good and reasonably priced (with the exception of the non alcoholic cocktails). The menu was refined with a good choice for a restaurant of... More

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

Dear DavidBrace Thank you for such a great review. I look forward to seeing you the next time you are in. Best regards Marc More

Somerset
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I took our American Uncle and Aunt here on the final evening of their trip. It was exactly the right thing to do. The food was amazing. Right from the off we knew we were in for a great experience. Even the bread was fabulous. We were given two small wooden platters with 4 different breads in?... More

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

Dear percombe Thank you for not keeping us a secret and posting such a positive review. I look forward to seeing you the next time you are in. Best regards Marc More

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Address: Under the Archway | Castle Bow, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
Phone Number: +44 1823 328328
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
Average Prices: USD 24 - 55

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