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“Outstanding restaurant” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Augustus

Augustus
Ranked #5 of 252 Restaurants in Taunton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Outstanding restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2011

Exceptional place for a meal,had been with my husband for our wedding anniversary,we could not choose a better place for a special day.The food was absolutely fantastic and we have the best service we could wish for.The atmosphere of the restaurant is so friendly and relaxed,we looking forward to be back soon.

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2 Thank Mchris11
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“taunton foodies' secret”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2011

i have dithered about posting this review as i am not sure i want it to be even harder to get a booking here. however cedric- ex maitre d' of the castle hotel and richard guest the michelin starred ex- chef at the castle ( also ex savoy and novelli ) deserve to have a fabulously succesful business so here goes... after decades in catering cedric who still only looks in his mid 20s is a charming and efficient front of house man. richard's reputation is based on cooking local food simply but with panache. the menu is limited but changes regularly to reflect what is in season. the idea is to chose 2 or 3 courses for a fixed price though individual courses can be ordered. one tiny niggle the wine list perhaps needs a few items around the £15 price range. the setting is lovely, in a quiet courtyard, with tables outside if fine. a mix of tables 4s and 6s are laid out on the ground floor, loos are upstairs. all very professional but relaxed. booking essential as this restaurant was busy from day one. called augustus after the eponymous character in willy wonka or so cedic says.... great facebook page "augustus restaurant " which gives info and menu choices but doesn't show daily fixed price menu. closed mondays and late afternoons.

  • Visited May 2011
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