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The Connection Restaurant

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65 Station Road | Somerset, Taunton TA1 1PA, England (Formerly French Connection)
+44 1823 352645
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant with our friends on 2/7/16. None of us had tried it before, but with a good recommendation and the fantastic menu, catering particularly well for vegetarians, vegans and allergy sufferers, we were incredibly excited to experience this place for ourselves. What an absolute delight this restaurant is. The service is impeccable. We were so looked after... More 

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Thank Jo7955
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We are so glad that you had such a great experience at the restaurant and enjoyed our vegetarian menu which Ian the (chef ) spends hours creating and will appreciate your feed back. we look forward to greeting you and your friends on your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner have visited the restaurant on several occasions and have always been very pleased with the food and service, so we decided to visit on Saturday evening, on arrival we were greeted by both owners and well remembered, what lovely service we received and we both had the duck which was absolutely delicious especially the jus!. For... More 

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Thank Samantha S
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We are so glad that you have that you have such a great experience at the restaurant and you enjoy returning to try the new menus . Im pleased the chef parcelled you some jus to take away and look forward to seeing you... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place. We've lived in Taunton longer than this has been The Connection and I wish we'd been before. Great place, great service, great choice and keen to meet our needs rather than shoehorn us into their menu. Thank you for a great night out.

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Thank Keith2466
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We can thank ian (CHEF) who spends alot of time creating the menus so glad that you all had such a great experience at the restaurant and look forward to seeing you again in the future More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The monthly change of menu is imaginative and a real bonus . Variety and quality are always first class. Every dietary need catered for. Value for money excellent. Ate here in May and again early June . Would thoroughly recommend the cuisine. Don't go more often and didn't score excellent because we find the service a little too over attentive.

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Thank Jackie C
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We are so glad that you had such a great experience at the restaurant and look forward to seeing you again in the future More 

Dunblane, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant. Food excellent and the service was second to none. Even when we left the restaurant the owner opened the door for us and remembered our name, asking us to enjoy the rest of our evening. They really couldn't do enough for us. Highly recommend this restaurant. Unfortunately its over 400 miles away from where I live or I... More 

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marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We are so glad that you had such a great experience at the restaurant and look forward to seeing you again when your passing More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Our second visit and yet again utter brilliance from food to service. We're so impressed and delighted we've recommended everyone we know visit this restaurant! Every dish sublime. Not sure they could improve what is already excellent. Thank you and can't wait to eat there again.

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marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We are so glad that you had such a great experience at the restaurant and look forward to seeing you again in the future More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Went with my girlfriend on Friday 27th May and we had a superb meal! The staff were very attentive, especially front of house lady (didn't manage to get her name) and the setting was intimate but relaxing. Food was delicious and generous sizing. Would recommend the duck and would definitely go back! Toilets have refreshments of all kinds which is... More 

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Thank Marek W
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We are so glad that you all had such a great experience at the restaurant . The Waitress on the night was lynn (she has been told about her review Thank you )and look forward to seeing you again in the future More 

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

My family and I decided to try The Connection after hearing good reviews, and we were glad we did. I had the duck which was wonderful and cooked perfectly, my wife who is vegetarian had a chickpea curry and was pleasantly surprised as usually vegetarian meals elsewhere are quite bland, and this was very tasty. The children were well catered... More 

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marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We are so glad that you and your family had such a great experience at the restaurant and enjoyed our vegetarian menu and look forward to seeing you again in the future More 

Taunton
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Another top notch meal here. We took friends this time who all enjoyed it. An excellent food and wine menu. The food we couldn't fault, nor the service and we were made to feel very welcome. Thanks to all concerned. We'll be back soon.

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Thank CarolSomerset
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write review about your time with us. We are so glad that you all had such a great experience at the restaurant and look forward to seeing you again in the future Marc, Ian ,Lynn. More 

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I rang this restaurant a few days before going to Taunton for a weekend. They were so accommodating that we ate there two nights in a row. The food was amazing the staff were brilliant. I would not hesitate to recommend them. I am vegan and glutton free and what they didn't normally have they got in. Well done everyone,... More 

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Thank Gaynor M
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your two Nights with us. We are so glad that you had such a great experience at the restaurant and enjoyed our vegan meal .We look forward to seeing you again when you are passing in the area from all The connection Marc Ian Lynn More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $32
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Station Road | Somerset, Taunton TA1 1PA, England (Formerly French Connection)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 352645
Description
Relaxed Fine Dining

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