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3 The Courtyard St. James Street | St James Street, Taunton TA1 1JR, England
+44 1823 324354
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are visiting the area and the restaurant we we recommended was closed and they recommended Augustus. I am so glad we booked we arrived early and from 1830 the restaurant was full and deservedly slo. The menu is superb supplemented by a great specials board. In fact almost too much choice. Service, wine and food were superb and would... More 

Thank gembiker
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's been a couple of years since we visited Augustus - we were big fans of the sadly-now-closed Chez Amis. Since our last visit they've added a conservatory-style structure to the previous outside seating area (which can presumably be used as same still in good weather). This improved the ambience I felt, less crowded, a bit more space between tables.... More 

Thank Valiant2
Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best restaurant in town. The food is amazing, beautifully cooked and presented. It is true you pay for excellence but so worth it in this place. The service is first class and we were made to feel very special on a very special occasion. We will be going back soon I'm sure

Thank Pitstop51
wellington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again my wife and I enjoyed excellent food at this unique Taunton restaurant with a good choice of good quality well presented food. Sadly, on this occasion the service was disappointingly slow,perfunctory lacking finesse, hurried when it arrived and in no way reflecting French attention to detail,what a pity!

Thank Roderick F
Taunton, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's well known that you have to book well in advance to secure a table here and we were pleased to visit on what was a busy evening leading up to Christmas. It is a small venue but enhanced by a well designed and cosy conservatory they've built into the courtyard. The welcome was warm, the menu was varied, and... More 

Thank Pilot1957
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a great fan of French/Euro fusion bistro food and Augustus does it perfectly. Excellent staff. Stunning food. Fresh tasting, perfectly cooked, delicious. One of the best restaurants I have visited. I hope it stays this good forever.

Thank Duffy M
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162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We turned up without a reservation but were lucky enough to be offered a table. The expected friendly welcome, friendly service, superbly presented and delicious food throughout all courses didn't disappoint. We have visited as a couple, solo, taken friends and we keep going back because the food and service at Augustus is consistently excellent.

Thank WhereU2
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked early for a table 2 days before Christmas for the 3 of us. We were seated in the conservatory extension, which was fine but very noisy, mainly because some other guests had loud voices! The menu was full of delights, as was the specials board. We enjoyed Brixham crab tart, smoked eel, duck samosas, brill with gnocchi, slow cooked... More 

Thank princesspentium
Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here after reading the reviews. The staff were very helpful and attentive. We were looked after well and enjoyed all the dishes we tried. We will certainly be returning and recommending to friends!

Thank heather662015
Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch for four after our marriage the staff where very professional the food was thoroughly enjoyable, there choice of wine spot on. Even down to ordering the taxi a personal touch. We will be back soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 The Courtyard St. James Street | St James Street, Taunton TA1 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 324354

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