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Castle Bow Restaurant

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Under the Archway Castle Green | Castle Bow, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
+44 1823 328328
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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UK
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184 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Was treated to a meal here and wow what an amazing evening. Faultless service throughout with great attention to detail. There is a taster menu available should you wish. Definatley worthy of a Michelin Star - the food was cooked to perfection and delicious with all the flavours bursting. I chose the scallops and venison. A good choice of sweets,... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Excellent service and amazing food, housed in The Castle Hotel. Would thoroughly recommend this to everybody.

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Paignton
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

What a taste sensation. Absolutely out of this world. Michelin star quality. Fantastic staff. A special mention for Ricardo who was very attentive.

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Wellington, somerset
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

A lovely birthday celebration, the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The presentation was immaculate and just the right amount for the two of us. We will highly recommend this experience to others.

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Switzerland
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We decided to try this restaurant while staying at the Castle Hotel and enjoyed it so much we returned the second night! The food and service were excellent and there was a good choioce of wines available by the glass or bottle. The staff were knowledgeable and attentive and made the evening a great success. Coffee in the bar afterwards... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant, we will be returning! Staff were fine, not over powering but friendly. Some of the dishes we had were amazing, others good. The duck was ok, beef good, coffee dessert fantastic!

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Thank Joules114
Taunton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

It's been a while since we've visited Castle Bow but won't be leaving it so long next time. The staff are friendly and incredibly well briefed on the menu, offering advice on both dishes and accompanying wine. The food, well, what can I say? Each and every dish was cooked to perfection and bursting with flavour. I love the special... More 

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Thank YMBTaunton
portsmouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I eat at this restaurant with my sister and WOW this is a great place to eat I say thank you to all the staff

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Despite being a lone diner, I was given a good table in the restaurant, and they were helpful in seating me earlier than they initially said they could do. The food was great, from super bread and multiple amuse bouches to the main dishes, none of which disappointed. Indeed, I was given a free second appetiser as the chef apparently... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Menu choices very limited if u don't eat fish ! Starters only 1 veggi choice main meal :-we'll I chose old spot pork presentation was lovely service lovely but my pork had blood coming from it? I didn't eat it! The waiter didn't ask if all ok during or after meal on clearing plate , it was only when he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $45
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?