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3 The Courtyard St. James Street | St James Street, Taunton TA1 1JR, England
+44 1823 324354
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“smoked eel” (28 reviews)
“duck” (45 reviews)
“turbot” (12 reviews)
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 The Courtyard St. James Street | St James Street, Taunton TA1 1JR, England
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Really can’t rate this lovely little restaurant enough! Brilliant service and never ever disappointed with the food. Great value for the quality of food we receive. Sometimes have to book way in advance to get a table but worth the wait. :)

Thank Kim19931975
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a must for anyone in the area. It takes a little finding as it’s in a court yard off the high street but well worth the hunt. The food here is brilliant I had the duck for main would definitely recommend. I...More

1  Thank TwoJones13
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

The Staff, the restaurant, the food, the drinks menu, the design of the place, the attention to detail, the taste, the vibe is just perfect! this place deserves awards!! they made my engagement celebrations amazing!! thanks so much!!

1  Thank connorjamesshares
Reviewed 5 November 2017

After Too Much Drinking. Thought it my ruin, my Much wanted, booked Meal. Still need not have worried. Wonderful Setting. Very Friendly Greeting. Attentive Service to Customers. Booked Seabass from the Specials Board. Potato,s, Carrots, Roasted Beetroot. Plus a very Tender. Taste to Die For,...More

1  Thank TERRY B
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

As a group of work colleagues we took our friend out for dinner here to celebrate his recent marriage. We had a really lovely meal, as usual served by gracious friendly professional staff. Augustus never disappoints.

Thank David M
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We came here as a final farewell meal for my girlfriend (with parents in tow). For starters we had the scallops & crab tarts - whilst the tart wasn’t exactly my bag, the scallops were absolutely tantalising, and I wished I could’ve ordered another portion...More

Thank Oscar W
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Simply the best restaurant in Taunton. Save up and come here - although it is good value. Lobe the wine list and the service and the new extension is fab.

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Took some business colleagues there for a Saturday night meal, Waiting staff were very attentive, Initial nibbles were a good indication of what was too follow, All meals cooked to perfection, The chef is a credit to the place, Will be back very soon.

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A first visit to Augustus today at the start of Connie's birthday weekend. Augustus is highly recommended on many on-line sites and has been a "must visit" for a while. We were not disappointed. There is a separate vegetarian menu with two options for starter...More

Thank Guy160444
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It has taken many attempts to get a table at this small restaurant which has such a good reputation. Midweek it was fully booked but certainly proved worth the effort. Professional staff and a great atmosphere. Interesting seasonal menu - the partridge was tender, succulent...More

Thank Chris J
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Steve L
25 July 2017|
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Response from Dale W | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I don't know the opening-closing times of the restaurant.
John A
20 March 2017|
Response from princesspentium | Reviewed this property |
I've never had a whole sea bass at Augustus. Usually filleted. But even if they are you can ask for them to be filleted. They are very obliging.
John A
20 March 2017|
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Response from gembiker | Reviewed this property |
oops sorry - didn't see the question. Parking is as people say just round the corner in a pay and display. Close enough to walk there in high heels!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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