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“A little surprise tucked away”
Review of The Shed

The Shed
Ranked #1 of 17 Coffee & Tea in Taunton
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 29 May 2014

A day out in Taunton while shopping found this little gem .We had sandwiches and hot soup with crusty bread very nice and coffee with smarties a nice touch .Will visit again .

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1  Thank Katie502
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Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

Always surprising when coffee shops appear in the restaurant listings on TA but as it's here I will add my tuppence worth!
I like the setting and love the interior but omg service is so slow.
It only has maybe 10 tables max and we had to wait 20 mins for two black coffees!
That's just not good enough for a coffee shop- sorry but speed up or loose trade I suspect.

2  Thank likestoeatout70
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

Recommended by a friend, we stopped in at The Shed, last week. An independent coffee shop, complete departure from the big chains, refreshingly so. The little shot glass of smarties with coffee is tantalisingly different, so much better than the (almost) traditional small mint chocolate. We enjoyed Panini and sweet as a brunch and do have to say that if you are in Taunton, it is a must visit.

Bit hard to find, the post code places you on the wrong side of the river on the iPhone Map. Think behind Debenhams, and you will not go wrong.

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Thank Nigel R
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

The Shed is a great little independent coffee shop in Goodlands Gardens, Taunton. Just a stone's throw from the main shopping area (behind Debenhams) it offers an escape from the bland chain offerings in the town.

Fantastic, fresh lunches, generous portions and a shot glass of Smarties with your coffee...... what's not to like?

I can't wait for warmer weather to enjoy sitting outside by the river.

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2  Thank Artymiss
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Reviewed 12 March 2014

Located by the river in an open space in the gardens and seconds off the shopping route this is a small simple cafe with great presentation and fun little touches that make you smile. Won't say what they are and spoil the surprise. Seating inside and out there is a relaxed friendly atmosphere and the coffee and cakes are delicious.
I will be going back to sample lunch next time.
Your order is bought to your table which is a surprise and a pleasure, not to have to juggle it yourself.
There is a no smoking policy at the tables even outside becuse often the windows at the front of the cafe is open but you are only a few steps away from the public benches and gardens.
Courteous service too which is a great change these days and cheering being treated like a guest after a trudge round the faceless shops. A great place to take a break from the hurly burly and relax for a while.

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1  Thank Toopaz
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