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3 The Courtyard St. James Street | St James Street, Taunton TA1 1JR, England
+44 1823 324354
18:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have eaten at Augustus on many occasions and never had a bad meal. Difficult to know what to recommend as it is all so good. Their slow cooked duck is to die for and they often have crab or scallop starters - all equally good. On my last visit they had Foie Gras (apologies for spelling and I know... More 

Thank Bootly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice French restaurant! A little out of the way. Probably wouldn't have found it if it hadn't been for our local 'guide'. Take the time to find it and you will be pleased. The smoked eel is awesome.

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Taunton about three times a year and we always look forward to having a special meal at Augustus. It is essential to book a table as it is so popular. The food is always delicious and the menu is seasonal. This is definitely not somewhere to eat in a hurry as you need to savour the wonderful flavours... More 

Thank Heather S
Sorrento, Italy
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363 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some very intesting dishes were offer. Rather unusual setting with quite a small restaurant, enlarged by an added conservatory. Not a great setting. Prices at the high end for Taunton. Overall a very pleasant experience and will definitely be going again

Thank Theenglishcritic
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd heard good reports if Augustus, but the lunch I had there recently exceeded my hopes and expectations. I ordered baked dolcelate as a starter and it was delicious with a delicate, lightly dressed salad. My pork main course served with roasted vegetables was also very tasty cooked with care and precision. The house white wine, a NZ Sauvignon Blanc,... More 

Thank fairguest
Taunton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to admit that I only came here because I was given a voucher as one of my retiral presents! Otherwise I might have thought it a little pricey for me - not overpriced for the quality given, just a little above my norm. The evening was a delight - ample choice, well prepared and served with professional courtesy... More 

Thank haroldmead
Taunton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Augustus with a work colleague on a rainy Tuesday evening. I was delighted that the restaurant was both bustling and welcoming. The food really couldn't be faulted - very good. Overall a very enjoyable experience and I will return shortly with my family!

Thank tigerexplorer2015
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a lively restaurant with energetic staff working hard to please the customer. It is a busy place and you may need to book. The courtyard tables which were fairly exposed are now shielded from the occasional unfavourable weather. The menu on our visit ( it does change depending on what is fresh and available ) was modern, inventive... More 

Thank brenda b
Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Just had great lunch here , calamari fritters, ribeye steak and wife had rabbit faggots, she is a country girl!Cedric and Richard are a culinary team as paul ,and john beatle were for music. Its the type of place you will need to book

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Hexham UK
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We met here for a large family gathering of 10 adults for a diamond wedding celbration. The food was superb and service great. I would totally recomend the restaurant.

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?