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The Connection Restaurant

65 Station Road, Taunton TA1 1PA, England (Formerly French Connection)
+44 1823 352645
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Ranked #17 of 196 Restaurants in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Relaxed Fine Dining
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English first
Taunton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This is the first time we had been to the restaurant since it changed hands although wish we had returned sooner. We eventually visited for our anniversary and we're not disappointed particularly as it was midweek and received a free bottle of wine. The restaurant was not busy- only 4 other couples- however this did not detract in anyway from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Food was absolutely delicious, service fantastic. Recommend anything with seafood. Lovely atmosphere but very warm inside

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Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My fiancé made a reservation for my birthday as I had not been here before although he had when it was run by the previous owners. A lovely welcome, tables laid simply but immaculate with a bottle of water on each, great attention to detail. (We got told off for not mentioning it was a birthday on booking as they... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband took me for my birthday, again, this year. Last year, the restaurant had only just changed hands, but it was still excellent. Now, they've developed a style of their own, and it's as good, if not better, though different. Hubby had the calves' liver which, he said, was cooked perfectly. I had the corn-fed chicken on a bed... More

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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

A great restaurant I cannot fault in a single way. Great decor, lovely food and really friendly staff. I cannot recommend it enough, if you're anywhere near Taunton and want to eat out, this is the place.

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Owners65, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy that you had such an amazing time with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Wow. This was our first time at the connection and as soon as we arrived my husband (who is a chef) and I loved it. Pristine tables and simple. The menu gave us a challenge as everything on it sounded delicious. Likewise with the wine list. The wine we chose was lovely and reasonably priced. We had a choice of... More

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Owners65, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such an amazing review of our restaurant. It is always so nice to hear such positive comments about everything you ate and experienced. And are so happy that you have now booked in a Christmas party with us. We look forward to meeting you both in the future. Thanks again. Ian More

Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Been to this restaurant 3 times now and can't fault the food or the service we received. The restaurant is immaculate and the decor is beautiful making it feel very cosy. The service is amazing they make you feel very welcome from the minute you walk through the door. The food is outstanding, and the veg is cooked fresh. I... More

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Owners65, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Lisa for your wonderful review. We are always glad to read such lovely comments and are so happy to hear that you always have a great time with us. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. More

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

my husband and i have just returned home from another visit to The Connection, absolutely faultless. the foods was fantastic, the decor beautiful, the service impeccable., immaculate tablecloths and napkins, spotless loos with all sorts of toiletries, luscious menu , without doubt our favorite restaurant in Taunton, or anywhere else for that matter !!! cant wait to visit again ...5*

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Owners65, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review. We are so glad that you like everything we have done and continue to do with the restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back to the restaurant in the future. More

Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The restaurant is immaculate with spotless white table clothes and napkins. The greeting was very friendly and the service excellent. The Sunday lunch was great with everything well cooked and with obviously fresh vegetables - all served piping hot ! Quite a gem in Taunton and one I would recommend without hesitation. Richard.

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Owners65, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Richard for finding the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so glad that you appreciate everything that we do, and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

In the year that this restaurant has been opened we have been to Sunday lunch with friends on a number of occasions. My husband is in a power chair and we have always been made to feel very welcome. The service is excellent and the food very good. Truly a special place.

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Owners65, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review about our Sunday lunches. It is always nice to hear such positive comments and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

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