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3 The Courtyard St. James Street | St James Street, Taunton TA1 1JR, England
+44 1823 324354
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Augustus has just opened an extension to its dining area in the courtyard adjoining the restaurant. we were seated there and it has made a big difference to the feel of the place. Still wonderful food but a bigger more open ground floor area. Our meal was perfect from the sweetbreads to my John Dory finished off with a very... More 

Thank David M
London, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Visiting Taunton and found this on Tripadvisor. We were greeted well and as the day was fine we ate outside in the small courtyard. A table was cleared for us and moved into the sun, although we had not booked on a busy Saturday. The service was wholly professional throughout but combined with a friendly and helpful approach. The food... More 

Thank Johngpsysmith
Nuaille Sur Boutonne
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119 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

We visited last evening with friends who have been before, who had told us how good it was. We were not disappointed from the time we entered to we left, I had looked at the menu on the website before we came over from France but when I saw the specials board with sweat breads as a starter & wild... More 

Thank 979paul
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2015

My title says it all, Augustus has now been open for a while and it remains at the top... We are talking proper restaurant here, not a chain, not a café, I say a proper restaurant, where the Chef is skillful and does everything in the kitchen. The bread is homemade, the sausages are homemade, the pasta are homemade etc...... More 

1 Thank Philippe M
Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

A return visit. Still high quality .I rate this as one of the top restaurants in Taunton. Cannot find fault at all except should have more vegetarian options.

Thank MBtravelling
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2015

Had a lovely Wedding Day meal here yesterday. Everything beautifully cooked and presented. Rib-eye steak as my choice of main course was one of the best I've had anywhere. Great service and atmosphere in a lovely setting. Would love to visit again - well done!

Thank devoncrumblies2014
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302 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Not been here for a couple of years, so it was good to return with friends for a lunch. Food and service were both top notch - no empty plates!! Good selection of wines also. All in all a very good time had by all

1 Thank GasheadBristol
Somerset, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Lovely quick lunch, good quality food (avocados were perhaps a little overripe,) with a relatively nice wine list. The vegetarian choices are quite poor - with no mains to choose from. Overall a nice meal, would come back.

1 Thank WilemPowell
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Another amazing meal at augustas. Whatever you have it will be beautifully cooked and presented. This time I went for duck balls for starters and the lobster Thermidor for mains and both were fabulous. One thing that sets this restaurant apart from almost all the other restaurants in taunton is the service. The waiters are really nice without being intrusive... More 

1 Thank Lauren F
Taunton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2015

This lovely and quality restaurant offering an alternative to the norm in Taunton. Run by folks who were previously at Brazz in Taunton wih Head Chef Richard Guest offering some beautifully put together delights with plenty of imagination. Some of the tables are a little close together but normally they can offer some space and there are also tables outside.... More 

1 Thank SteveThraxton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 The Courtyard St. James Street | St James Street, Taunton TA1 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 324354

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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?