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Castle Bow Restaurant

Under the Archway Castle Green | Castle Bow, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
+44 1823 328328
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (9 reviews)
“tasting menu” (12 reviews)
“turbot” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Under the Archway Castle Green | Castle Bow, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Castle Bow Restaurant to celebrate my 70th BIrthday. I am a huge fan of Michael Caines and chefs of his ilk such as Martin Hadden. Liam Finnegan is hitting the same high notes.I looked forward to the same style and texture of food...More

Thank PaullR
Marc M, General Manager at Castle Bow Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear PaullR Thank you for the great review. I am delighted that you had such a wonderful experience for your birthday. Best regards Marc

Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Passing by locally and stumbled across this place. Popped in for a light lunch, choice was good and well priced. The decor was smart and staff friendly, will probably go again

Thank oliharrison
Marc M, General Manager at Castle Bow Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Dear oliharrison Thank you for popping in and delighted to read that you had an excellent lunch. Best regards Marc

Reviewed April 16, 2018

Absolutely fabulous. They accommodated the fact I wanted a vegan meal without any fuss. They called beforehand to check on the food. When I arrived with my friends I was handed a vegan menu with choices! Which made a very pleasant change. The atmosphere was...More

Thank preston2016
Marc M, General Manager at Castle Bow Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Dear preston2016 Thank you for the excellent review. I hope to see you back soon. Best regards Marc

Reviewed April 14, 2018

We stayed in taunton recently and dined at the castle bow restaurant,superb meal,lovely restaurant and staff ,if visiting taunton go to this restaurant you will not be dissapointed.

Thank HANK58
Marc M, General Manager at Castle Bow Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Dear HANK58 Thank for the excellent review. Look forward to seeing you the next time. Best regards Marc

Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Decided to go somewhere different for a family gathering. The restaurant had a warm, friendly atmosphere and offers great service. The waiters were attentive and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience at The Castle Hotel! Divine afternoon tea with a delicious selection of sandwiches. The scones...More

Thank sarz190807
Marc M, General Manager at Castle Bow Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Dear sarz190807 Thank you for the great review. Best regards Marc

Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Crusty olde worlde hotel. Old fashioned unfashionable bar. But dinner surprised us in a very good way. Service excellent throughout Knowledgeable fun and friendly sommelier Good wine list Perfectly executed amuses bouches Small intimate dining room. Excellent food all round - venison and Dexter beef...More

Thank Jonathan C
Marc M, General Manager at Castle Bow Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Dear Jonathan C Thank you for the excellent review. Best regards Marc (The sommelier!)

Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

I booked ahead and informed the venue that it was our wedding anniversary. They could not have been nicer. We were greeted by Mark Mac Closkey the Manager, we were seated in the bar with Champagne and amuse Bouche while we chose our dishes. The...More

Thank David M
Marc M, General Manager at Castle Bow Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Dear David M Thank you for the great review. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards Marc

Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited for my husband birthday. Excellent service and food although did feel a little bit on show as the lighting was a bit brighter than we would have liked, but did not detract from the service we received. Throughly enjoyed the experience and next time...More

Thank Pots-Julie
Marc M, General Manager at Castle Bow Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Dear Pots-Julie Thank you for the great review. Best regards Marc

Reviewed March 3, 2018

We travelled a long way to eat at this restaurant and we had a superb meal. All the stops were pulled out with appetisers, amuse bouche as well as three delicious courses. Four of us dined together and we were all very happy with our...More

Thank ajn n
Marc M, General Manager at Castle Bow Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Dear ajn n Thank you for the great review. I am delighted that you had such a special experience. Best regards Marc

Reviewed February 16, 2018

Sandwiches fresh and tasty. Scones light. Chocolate brownie yum yum. Ideal ambience for a celebration.

Thank Amberstar169
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NatzFen
April 22, 2017|
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Response from Chalky64 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Natzfen. The parking has now changed. They charge in using the car park. You get a ticket at the barrier and then you need to show it at the reception after you've eaten. I'm sorry, I can't remember how much it is an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $82
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Under the Archway Castle Green | Castle Bow, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 328328
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Description
Castle Bow Restaurant offers fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for any occasion. Head Chef, Liam Finnegan's menu is constantly evolving, created to fully embrace the season. It is this quality and care that transforms every meal into a true West Country experience.
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