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Skewer House Taunton

41 Bridge Street, Taunton TA1 1TP, England
+44 1823 335711
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (144 reviews)
“chorizo” (19 reviews)
“chourico” (12 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00 Hours
International, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Grill, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
41 Bridge Street, Taunton TA1 1TP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went last night with friends and had an amazing evening. From the minute we walked in we were greeted with a warm welcome. The staff were friendly, funny, helpful, and very informative. A lovely atmosphere throughout the restaurant and food was excellent. Our waiter Nathan...More

1  Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner at this place last year and I loved the food. We had fish skewer (Madeira’s style) and it was delicious. Good natural flavours, juicy, very tasty. The staff was nice and friendly as well. Is not to expensive at all, comparing with...More

Thank Raquel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were back staying in Somerset a few weekends ago, I’ve been to the Skewer House restaurant before, without my partner, this time I wanted to take him seeing as I kept going on about the “flaming chorizo”. My partner being such a food critic...More

Thank Expedition312624
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to go here for a while and was not disappointed. Good food recommendations from the owner really helped and the food was fantastic. Plenty of garlic which I love. The Portuguese Custard Tarts were as good as the ones in Portugal. Not...More

Thank unclebenjamin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was beautiful, our server was funny, charming and very handsome!! I had a lovely evening and we throughly enjoyed the food we ate. We went when it was very hot which I wouldn’t advise as the food is cooked right in front of...More

Thank Lou M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as a large group of work friends to celebrate a birthday, we had a little cove all to ourselves which was nice. The tables and chairs were all mismatched which made it feel very homely and cosy. The staff were very friendly...More

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the laid back atmosphere, plus the skewers were very tasty too. We shared a Skewer House Special and it was amazing value. Also, the wine was lovely and much cheaper than many restaurants.

Thank Frances L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here on a few occasions now, both with family and with friends every time the food has been good, one occasion the fish skewer was over done, but they sent out a freshly done one and couldn't have been more apologetic. Great food, great...More

Thank foodydave79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read the reviews and sent email late afternoon for early that evening having tried to phone. The answerphone message suggested the email. A quick response meant that we could deviate off the M5 to get there just after 6pm. The reviews were very accurate...More

Thank Brave-Pete
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely simple menu with good sized portions, the food was really tasty but very garlicky, which is great for me, but not so much if you're not a massive garlic fan. Great decor with a lovely atmosphere, although they could do with slightly more comfortable...More

Thank kirsty34
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4 October 2018|
Response from RachelBrittain | Reviewed this property |
They are really good for gluten free! The garlic bread is obviously a no no but everything else is pretty much ok
Lucy T
6 May 2018|
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Response from Jason M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does, we have seen plenty of families with children in there, and we have taken our youngest son (aged 10) in there. The staff are lovely to them
James F
25 September 2017|
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Response from dieselSomerset | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't say it's good enough for a special occasion as in that romantic but it's fine for just a nice meal out together ,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Bridge Street, Taunton TA1 1TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 335711
  • E-mail
Portuguese restaraunt. Serving traditional espetadas. Made famous by the festivals on the island of Madeira. A family run business. Based around the concept of sharing.
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