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Matt`s Kitchen

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51 High Street, Bruton BA10 0AW, England
+44 1749 812027
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanting to visit Matt's Kitchen for a long time. I was not disappointed. The food was fabulous the surroundings quirky and cosy. Matt was really welcoming and helpful which really added to the evening. It won't be long before we return! Thank you for a truly lovely evening!One of the best meals I have had in a long... More 

Thank Alison R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long overdue visit to Matts with my son who is a real foodie and good cook, exceeded all expectations , beautiful different flavours , quirky surroundings, and Matt the perfect host. Well done we will be back!

Thank somerset94
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87 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last time I said this restaurant was excellent and nearly a year after our first visit, it still is excellent. The eponymous Matt still cooks up a storm and is a quirky and fun host.Highly recommended. Cash only and BYO plonk ..........

Thank shoegirlat44
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our first visit to Matts kitchen on Friday 15th July was much anticipated and we were not disappointed. The dining room is basically the ground floor of Matt's house and richly decorated in turquoise and gold with an eclectic mix of furniture and tableware. The menu for our evening was shoulder of pork and cooked to perfection, my thai flavoured... More 

Thank Donhide
MathewWatson, Owner at Matt`s Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review especially with regards to our mistake in the kitchen! Our motto is simply if we cock up or you're not happy, you don't have to pay for it. I'm thrilled that my staff made it easy for you and it did't detract from your evening. Hurrah! All the best. Matt More 

Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We weren't sure what to expect when we visited for the first time on Friday evening. We were in for a treat! The ambience of Matt's Kitchen, combined with his fabulous food and reasonable prices all contributed to a wonderful evening out with friends. I cannot commend it highly enough and I cannot wait to try his Lebanese Lamb. Like... More 

Thank ChristineCov
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We visited Matt's Kitchen on a Friday night and had quite one of the most enjoyable meals I've ever had. Every dish had a beautiful depth of flavour and Matt was a brilliant host, taking the time to stop and chat with each table in turn. Add to that extremely reasonable prices and warm, inviting surroundings and hopefully it should... More 

Thank Fred B
Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Unbelievably fabulous. But don't tell anyone. Haven't been able to get a booking in YEARS but tonight was worth waiting for. Japanese beef to start. The most tender meat ever. Mains.......beef dopiaza. Again, the most succulent meat with gorgeous and very unusual accompaniments. All so good that we had no room for pudding!! Matt welcomed us into his home and... More 

Thank anon566
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Friday night- the food was amazing with a lot of choice for starter, especially considering the size of Matt's kitchen!! I'd emailed Matt ahead to let him know I was pescetarian and he really made an effort with my fish which I appreciated! Really great, personal service in a cool and unique setting, lovely ambience. Every course... More 

Thank Katie F
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Excellent food, great to have such a hands on chef patron; service excellent, helpful & obliging. A thoroughly enjoyable experience - get there.

Thank rmmsmith
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Mr. Watson provides a charming, intimate and attractive ambience for the fine dining he supplies. Once again, a very reliable endroit for our picky DFL friends who are always made very welcome and well-fed here. Corkage is exercised, but a little pre-loading ,ay be enjoyed at the neighbouring Bruton Castle.

Thank Brian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $53
International, British
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Cash Only, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 High Street, Bruton BA10 0AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bruton
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 812027
Matt's Kitchen is in Matt's house. And it isn't very big.
Strictly cash only and BYO.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?