We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Castle Bow Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Under the Archway Castle Green | Castle Bow, Taunton TA1 1NF, England
+44 1823 328328
Website
Today
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

183 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 182: English reviews
portsmouth
Level Contributor
68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Helpful?
Thank englishfrau
Guildford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
163 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Helpful?
Thank TheSciolist
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lyn P
Wadebridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
184 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

First class dining.Fine dining with class and fantastic food ,flavours excellant and the staff is very attentive .The manager is a perfectionist and nothing is to much trouble.Our waiter was Brian and he is brillant at his job and they all work well together and deliver excellant results.

Helpful?
Thank shirley o
Taunton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
177 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We ate here with friends on a Saturday night. The hotel was busy with a wedding party..and the restaurant was very busy too......but we were in good company so what may have been perceived by others as slow service worked well for us.....and the food was excellent. We started with cocktails and we brought a little taster of chicken liver... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sheron B
Glastonbury
Level Contributor
57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

My husband and I were given a voucher for Afternoon Tea at The Castle. To be honest, we weren't expecting very much. However, we were warmly welcomed on arrival at the Brow Bar. The waiter was very helpful when shown our voucher and I asked if we could sit in the garden as the weather was hot and sunny. Not... More 

Helpful?
Thank Fiona B
Taunton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We were given a voucher to use in the bow restaurant. When we arrived we had a drink in the bar. This was a good experience comfortabloe chairs and a polite and attentive barman. Viewed the menu and made selections and when they were ready for us took us with drinks through to the restaurant. The restaurant is a little... More 

Helpful?
Thank Richard T
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Have visited the Castle Bow restaurant on 4 previous occasions. Each occasion was wonderful except the previous visit so decided to try again. Had a wonderful evening with exceptional service from a very happy team. The barman was charming and helpful. There is an obvious presence from management but this is reassuring and clearly this is what makes the place... More 

Helpful?
Thank Libby G
Level Contributor
37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited for a lunch snack yesterday, we ordered a round of beef sandwiches and a bowl of chips to share. We also ordered a elderflower cordial and an appletize to drink. When the drinks came my appletize wasn't, it was a in house sparkling apple juice which was changed. When the beef sandwiches arrived I took... More 

Helpful?
Thank Honeyblossombg
Taunton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I took my fiancée here for an afternoon cream tea on her birthday and she thoroughly loved it :-) staff are friendly and welcoming . It's a nice layout inside and a good atmosphere . I would definitely recommend the afternoon tea .

Helpful?
Thank Rumour999

Travelers who viewed Castle Bow Restaurant also viewed

Taunton, Somerset
Taunton, Somerset
 
Taunton, Somerset
 
Taunton, Somerset
 

Been to Castle Bow Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $46
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, 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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Castle Bow Restaurant and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Castle Bow Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?