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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
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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County Wicklow, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been several times and would definitely recommend this restaurant. The food is excellent and everyone is well looked after.

Thank Leslie S
Taunton Somerset
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group or eight of us from work ate last night to celebrate our award of team of the quarter. Fabulous 3 course dinner, in comfortable surroundings, the service was efficient but unobtrusive. The starters, mains and deserts were exceptional and every plate was cleared. As a couple, my wife and I have frequented The Connection since the new owners... More 

Thank brendanjmason
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined at Connection with friends tonight and had an lovely meal. We were made to feel welcome and the service was very good. Struggled to choose from the menu as everything sounded good and was reasonably priced. I chose Cranberry and Pecan Baked Camembert, followed by Seafood Casserole and Salted Caramel Cheesecake. Will now need to return to try the... More 

Thank Kate C
East Hertfordshire
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best meal we've had in a long time. Good, friendly service in very comfortable surroundings. Wish I could take the restaurant home with me as we live 200 miles away. We will definitely visit again when we return to Taunton next time.

Thank Caroline F
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came today with friends. Firstly the staff could not have been more welcoming, accommodating or attentive, they were brilliant with our 2yr old son and equally as good with a number of elderly diners. Then, great food! Scrumptious three course Sunday lunch, very good value for the quality of the food, and generous platefuls. The vegetarian menu in itself was... More 

Thank z1977
Taunton, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's no wonder we keep returning. The pork and the beef were absolute perfection, today, as were the roast potatoes and vegetables. If we had to be really picky, we would prefer the vegetables in separate dishes rather than all piled into the same dish, but we're not really complaining. It's a good choice of mixed vegetables, and we can... More 

Thank grandmatricia
Rochester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 13 and were looked after really well from beginning to end. Was part of a birthday celebration and as the birthday girl I was spoilt. Thank you

Thank RosieTay
Taunton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have on numerous occasions been informed that the food is excellent and proportions very generous so we decided to reserve a table for Saturday evening. Prior to reading the starter and mains menu I first viewed the dessert menu to ensure all three courses could be comfortably eaten. Our friends were correct, the food, wine, service and ambiance were... More 

Thank Geoff_Pearson
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal for my partners birthday, we were made to feel very welcome, food and wine delicious, will definitely return.

Thank Terri G
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We've just returned from lunch which was the best ever restaurant and food experience. From the moment we arrived the service was excellent. The waiter was charming and attentive and even brought a fresh bottle of water between courses. I mentioned en passant that it was my wife's birthday and she was even given a birthday card before the main... More 

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

Lovely comments! thank you for taking the time to give us feedback; we'll make sure that the whole team see your review. And looking forward to see you both on your next visit More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $31
European, British, Gluten Free Options
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
Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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?