RestaurantsSomersetTauntonTA1

survey result

Summary

£56
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Outstanding food” – at “very reasonable prices” – wins increasingly high ratings for Richard Guest and Cedric Chirrosel’s neighbourhood restaurant. The pair have built on their success with the opening of fish specialist the Albatross around the corner in 2018.

Summary

£56
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Outstanding food” – at “very reasonable prices” – wins increasingly high ratings for Richard Guest and Cedric Chirrosel’s neighbourhood restaurant. The pair have built on their success with the opening of fish specialist the Albatross around the corner in 2018.

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A gem” of a neighbourhood restaurant tucked away in a quiet courtyard but well-known locally; albeit “short”, the daily-changing menu is “always beautifully done”. The (ex-Castle Hotel) duo behind it, Richard Guest and Cedric Chirrosel, launched fish spot ‘Albatross’, a minute away in Riverside Place, in summer 2018.

Summary

£54
   ££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still one of the only quality restaurants in Taunton’s culinary desert”, this “lovely tucked-away venue” just “gets better and better”; the ex-Castle Hotel team serve up “consistent, inventive and wholesome food” and it’s “beautifully presented” to boot.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
No dress code
35

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.50 £21.00 £3.50 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
3 The Courtyard, St James St, Taunton, TA1 1JR
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday10 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday10 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday10 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday10 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday10 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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