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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 #22 of 195 Restaurants in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Relaxed Fine Dining
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Relaxed Fine Dining
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English first
Taunton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

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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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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Taunton, United Kingdom
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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

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

As far as I am currently concerned, this is the best restaurant in Taunton. Went last night with my parents, and the food and service was as good as I have ever received. The staff were friendly and more than willing to make adjustments to suit our needs. I had the duck and it was cooked to perfection, the whole... More

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

Thank you very much for your kind comments.It is great to hear how much you liked us and how highly you think of us. It was a pleasure serving you at our restaurant and we are glad that you enjoyed the experience. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

ISLE OF WIGHT
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I just came back from Taunton at the week end and once again I went to The Connection restaurant. The décor has improved a lot since I was last there, it was good then but now I can not believe that little place is where it is , it should be in the hart of London as its one of... More

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

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

Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We celebrated our 63rd Wedding Anniversary on Sunday 13th July with lunch at The Connection. The moment you enter the premises you are greeted with a smile and friendliness that makes one feel very special. The food as always, was great, fresh ingredients superbly cooked and served and plenty of it. Menu had a good variety of dishes and price... More

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

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. It is always a pleasure when you come to dine with us. Especially when it is such a milestone like a 63rd Wedding Anniversary. We look forward to seeing you both again very soon. Kindest Regards More

london
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had a lovely lunch today at Connection, I had eaten here in its previous incarnation and think today's lunch was better. There was a very friendly and warm welcome on arrival, the set lunch had a good variety of starters and puddings with 2 meat roasts and a fish main. There was a vegetarian option too but as we... More

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

Thank you for your lovely comments about our Sunday lunch. It is so nice to hear how much you enjoyed your lunch with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kindest Regards More

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