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The Connection Restaurant

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65 Station Road | Somerset, Taunton TA1 1PA, England (Formerly French Connection)
+44 1823 352645
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19:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing and well worth the money. The gentleman that served us was made to work in hospitality, friendly, attentive and well mannered and I will definitely visit again!

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Thank Rhiannon C
Taunton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there as a family to celebrate a birthday. We had a selection of dishes from the menu between us. Although everything was well cooked and well presented, it was all a bit boring and bland. Some of the combinations of ingredients didn't work. For instance, the chicken liver parfait was under-seasoned and it was served with brioche! The... More 

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Taunton
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for a great Sunday roast dinner we all had a great afternoon one of the best roast I've had the host really looked after you penty of banter all afternoon 10 out of 10 will be back soon

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Thank Vivian B
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We are so glad that you had such a great experience at the restaurant for your sunday lunch and look forward to seeing you again in the future More 

Taunton,Somerset
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You havedone it again!! Amazing and delicious Sunday Lunch. Great company, lots of laughs, nothing to much trouble and fabulous customer service. Unfortunately for you, we will be back lol

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Thank murphynjack
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Lovely to hear from a returning customer and great to hear your reviews and comments. We'll pass on your comments on to Ian he will delighted to read them. Hope to see you again soon. And your always welcome back it wouldnt be the same without you crazy lot More 

Somerset, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Thursday night as a couple, quite late in the evening without a reservation. The host was very friendly and offered us a table no problem. The starters were great, Ham hock for myself and the goats cheese profiteroles for my partner. Following that, the mains were absolutely spot on. The duck breast and the pork. We were both stuffed... More 

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Thank alipounde1984
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We are so glad that you stumbled across us and looking forward to your next visit More 

South West
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a find! We booked The Connection for our anniversary dinner and when we arrived we found our table decorated and a card for us. What a lovely thought. 💕 As for the meal - well, it was amazing! I generally do not choose calamari but it sounded wonderful so I gave it a go. It was gorgeous. My husband... More 

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Thank H009
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Lovely comments! thank you for taking the time to give us feedback; , and that you enjoyed your Anniversary. We'll make sure that the whole team see your review. And looking forward to see you on your next visit. (The Cheese board has been noted ie Name of cheeses) More 

Ilminster, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Beautiful, and very immaculate inside. Very friendly and sociable staff, and absolutely delicious, top rated food. The puddings especially! In the toilets, they have hilarious pictures and extravagant luxuries. With perfume, hand- smoothing cream, hand wash and many other treats - the ladies loos are quite pleasing. I would definitely 5 star rate this restaurant to anyone. And they do... More 

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Thank candjwilkinson
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for not just taking the time to leave us a review but also for making it such a pleasure to read! The team will be delighted that you all enjoyed your sunday lunch and the Chocolate torte (Miss 10 year old ) come visit again when your in the area chocolate desserts will be waiting More 

Somerset, England
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We've been to this restaurant for Sunday lunch twice in as many months. The service is excellent and so is the food. There is a separate menu for vegetarian food and chilled water is provided as a matter of course. Very pleasant surroundings.

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Thank BoDiddleyBoing
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review about your time with us. We are so glad that you had such a great experience at the restaurant for your sunday lunch and look forward to seeing you again in the future More 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Can't praise this restaurant enough. We were shown to our table and seated with a wonderful gift of a pink teddy bear for my wife together with sweetheart sweets and a red large rose each. The food was to die for. A good choice menu and we had the Cornish clam and mussel and chicken parfait as starters. Mains were... More 

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Thank jezorchard
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Mr & Mrs Orchard for taking the time to write a review about your time with us. We are so glad that you had such a great Valentines experience at the restaurant and look forward to seeing you again in the future More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I have to say this was a late booking but what a beautiful night a late anniversary meal with dear friends. Fantastic food. Mussells delicious. And the steak and kidney pudding to die for Attentative staff in every aspect. would of loved a dessert but truly couldn't manage one top rating to the guys we will be back soon .

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Thank Diana L
marc g, Owner at The Connection Restaurant, responded to this review

Lovely comments! thank you for taking the time to give us feedback; , and that you enjoyed your Anniversary. We'll make sure that the whole team see your review. And looking forward to see you on your next visit More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 31
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Station Road | Somerset, Taunton TA1 1PA, England (Formerly French Connection)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 352645
Description
Relaxed Fine Dining

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?