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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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Opens in 12 min
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 yesterday

Hi TA ers Yes can only agree with all the positive reviews . Chose this place due to its location to the Brew house Arts centre where we were going to a concert that night . We arrived at 6pm and were served beautiful well...More

Thank twankey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned this evening from this super restaurant after having a truly delicious 3 course meal all beautifully presented and the service could not be faulted. Very friendly welcome on arrival , excellent choice to suit all tastes from the menu plus specials on the...More

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small but lovely restaurant offers honest and decent service. The menu changes throughout the seasons which are lovely as there is always something fresh and local on the menu. I have never actually had a mediocre meal at this restaurant I am a regular...More

Thank Lorraine P
Reviewed 1 week ago

once again the meal was faultless. Probably my seventh visit and still the best restaurant in the area

Thank stephenstaplegrove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were just passing through Taunton on our way to Cornwall and due to trip advisor we were able to find this gem. The menu had enough variety with plenty of specials to choose from and the wine menu was extensive. The food was well...More

Thank dougandsusan
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is my second visit to this friendly bistro. Sometimes when you visit a restaurant it's not so good.In Augustus case it was as good if not better!!! I drove 130miles for lunch.Which say's it all.

Thank mrcooker
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This restaurant has matured. Same friendly professional staff, seamless service and delicious food! But there is now an air of confidence and assurance. You just know whatever you order will be perfect. There is no rush here, Time to choose, Time to chat, Time to...More

Thank Chrissie77
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The front of house staff from the moment we arrived set the highest standard that was to be maintained throughout our visit. The quality of food, cooking and service was amongst we have ever experienced.....friendly, highly professional, approachable, an utter delight!

Thank Brenda O
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this gem for the first time last night, why have we not been before when we live in the town?! Outstanding food to say the least, all four of us devoured our meals with glee and we cannot wait to go back. Highly...More

Thank Jules3103
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is our second visit and we were just as impressed as we had been first time around. The restaurant is set in a quiet courtyard a short distance from the High Street and right next to a convenient car park alongside the river. Pleasant...More

Thank steve i
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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