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All 201 Taunton Restaurants

The Connection Restaurant

65 Station Road, Taunton TA1 1PA, England (Formerly French Connection)
+44 1823 352645
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Ranked #14 of 201 Restaurants in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Relaxed Fine Dining
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We went in a party of nine (we had pre-ordered) and had a wonderful time. The decor is lovely, the staff are attentive but not overly so and the food was really good. Would definately return and give it another go! Thanks to Mark and his team..

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SOMERSET
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Went to a birthday celebration here recently whereby the entire restaurant was reserved for our party of around forty guests. Despite the crowded situation when we all descended on the place just after 7.00 pm, the service wasn't at all flustered and the (pre-ordered in this instance) food was of excellent quality. Wine available at reasonable prices. A very joyful... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

From the minute we walked in I knew we would like this restaurant. How right I was. Had heard good reports from the friends we went with, our daughter and son-in-law who loved it when they visited so we were happy to give it a try. I have to say my starter of ham hock, bubble and squeak with a... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Went here for a birthday treat for one of our friends and will be returning very soon . The meal , the staff, the service , the ambiance could not fault it . Thank you

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Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I booked this restaurant when my parents came to visit and a had a lovely experience. The staff wer welcoming, the food was delicious and really well cooked and it was a lovely atmosphere.

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We decided to try connections following a number of local recommendations. We were not disappointed The evening was a Birthday treat for my daughter and her partner. We made the booking for late evening on a Friday evening. My daughter was due to meet us at 9.00pm but due to British Rail she was 20 minutes late. However, even though... More 

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somerset
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My husband and I tried The Connection for the first time recently and were most impressed with the food, service and ambience ! It was a trial run for a meal booked for father in law's Birthday this coming Thursday. He can be very fussy but I will be surprised if he doesn't enjoy it as much as we did.... More 

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

Thank you for writing such amazing comments about our restaurant. We are so glad that you enjoyed both of your visits to the Connection and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Taunton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

The food was really really good presented lovely and very tasty. What a find will definitely be returning, the waiter was really really nice friendly nothing is to much trouble at this restaurant you will not be disappointed

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

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed your evening with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

As a non-meat eater [ I eat fish] it was lovely to be offered a separate vegetarian menu in addition to the extensive regular menu. There was plenty of choice with our party of four all having several items we felt we could have enjoyed that evening. The camembert starter is virtually a meal in itself!! The seafood crepes with... More 

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

Thank you for writing such lovely comments about our restaurant, especially since your last visit was less favorable, We iron all our tables to get the creases out of the linen, and we have never had a negative comment about it, but we are sorry you don't approve. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit since change of ownership of the restaurant. It was excellent. We went with friends. The atmosphere was relaxed and the service was warm and friendly and very efficent. The food was fabulous and will definitely go back again. Highly recommend a visit to this restaurant.Well done Connection!

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

Thank you for your lovely comments about your evening with us. We are so glad that you had such a great time and look forward to seeing you again in the future More 

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Additional Information about The Connection Restaurant

Address: 65 Station Road, Taunton TA1 1PA, England (Formerly French Connection)
Phone Number: +44 1823 352645
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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