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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, International, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
About
Welcome to The Bank Restaurant & Bar Set in the heart of Taunton, with the Somerset county cricket ground & the town centre close by. The Bank serves modern British food with international influences. The ground floor has a cosy bar were you can enjoy a wide range of drinks. Upstairs the restaurant has a contemporary atmosphere with doors that open out onto the roof terrace for 'al fresco' dining. There is something for everybody at The Bank
PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, International, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

In these difficult times finding interesting food in a restaurant with a nice atmosphere is difficult but that’s what you get at the Bank.The sevice is good with a Corvid secure dining area. We enjoyed an excellent three course Sunday lunch here today and look...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

The food here is always fantastic. Not huge portions but you get the quality for sure. The belly pork was gorgeous. We went in a group of four and everyone really enjoyed there meal, drink and dessert. If i was being picky the cocktail wasn’t...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

Brilliant service, atmosphere and food. I’d highly recommend an evening here. They’ve made a real effort around Covid and we felt like the place was clean and safe.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 13 August 2020

I've just had one of the best meal experiences of my life, at The Bank, Taunton. The food was absolutely the best. The service was top notch. I've never been here before, but I will certainly return, and I'm looking forward to it already Thank...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 8 March 2020 via mobile

Went here for a friends 30th birthday meal and had such a great time! The belly pork & dauphinoise potatoes were amazing - the best meal I’ve had in ages! Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 15 January 2020

Nice pub with a clean and quiet atmosphere. Good choice of drinks and prompt / polite service. Generally a nice place for a drink a catch up with friends.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 10 December 2019 via mobile

Absolutely excellent Christmas meal here this evening. Food was superb as was the service. Beautiful surroundings, great staff - vegetarian option on the Christmas menu was just delicious. Every course was just perfect. Highly recommend!!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 2 December 2019 via mobile

I have always liked The Bank. Yesterday was my first visit for Sunday lunch. It was spectacular, tasty and laden with special touches that helped to make it a beautiful food experience. Add to that excellent service, comfortable surroundings and decent wine, it was a...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 24 November 2019 via mobile

A hidden gem just off the high street and well worth seeking out. We arrived just after the kitchen closed and chef had gone home. However the staff offered to make us sandwiches which arrived with chunky chips and were delicious. There is good beer,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 3 November 2019 via mobile

Amazing Sunday lunch accompanied with great service and atmosphere, this place is wonderfully cosy for winter dining. The roast had so much flavour especially the potatoes crisp and fluffy in the middle. Meat cooked to perfection. Will definitely be coming back time and time again,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Mark A
23 April 2018|
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Response from JamalTaha | Property representative |
Hi mark Yes we do, if you can let us know when you book that you would like a vegan meal we will make sure it’s available for you
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Lynda news N
15 August 2017|
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Response from VivendaLuiza | Reviewed this property |
Yes and gluten free diets & will be going again!
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Lynda news N
15 August 2017|
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Response from JamalTaha | Property representative |
Hi Lynda We always have 2 choices on our menu. If you let us know when you book if you fancy something different or something in particular we will do our best to accommodate your request Regards Jamal
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    How is The Bank rated?
    The Bank is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5