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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%
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“skewers” (150 reviews)
“chorizo” (19 reviews)
“chourico” (12 reviews)
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 2 July 2018

Well it started with a guy setting fire to a sausage which then was burnt and tasted bad. Then the skewer were delivered with no one knowing how to get the meat off the things without getting fat splashing over my top. Waiter just planked...More

Thank M11V03B61
nslate1, Manager at Skewer House Taunton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Your meal would of started with the flaming chourico. Which is what you ordered. Chourico is world renown for its taste. It is a cook it yourself thing and you would of been detailed on how to cook it. So we didn’t burn it. You...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

The food was A* with lovely seasoning, amazing presentation (a fire at the table!) as well as extremely generous portions. I would say for the amount of food that arrives I could definitely have ordered much less as I ended up taking two boxes home!...More

Thank Grace261117
Reviewed 1 July 2018

My first trip to the Skewer house in Taunton and I must say an enjoyable one. I can understand this restaurant may not be for every one as the idea is quite basic, simple Portuguese skewers with meat fish or vegetable grilled! However the ones...More

Thank happypete
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

A group of four of us booked a table here to give it a try, From the moment we walked in the staff we very polite and helpful. After spending a few minutes browsing the menu a server came to see if if we required...More

Thank craiggreenman
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to get a table early last night after seeing the Skewer House on trip advisor. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the staff and decor were all great

Thank ransleyfamily
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I took my son, daughter law and 2 grandchildren aged 13 and 11 here for a double birthday treat. We hadn't been before so the lovely staff explained the menu and suggested portion sizes for our party of 3 adults and 2 children. The food...More

Thank LoubylouRochdale
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We booked it on line. Found this gem on the Internet while planning a weekend in Taunton. Rustic and down to earth restaurant with the most delicious food, excellent service therefore great value for money.

Thank John P
Reviewed 20 June 2018

There were 7 in our party, never had Portuguese food before it was bound to be an experience and we were pleasantly surprised. The staff were dressed inauthentic costume and took time to explain how the food will be served. Lots of side dishes and...More

Thank B1105QLdaves
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Had a lovely meal here to celebrate birthday, The atmosphere is brilliant and menu very good. We had two house specials and two skewers on their own and there was plenty enough food for 4 of us. Can recommend garlic bread, olives, flamed chourico. The...More

Thank FourHungryCats
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were here in October of 2017 for a Birthday dinner and had a great time. The food was delicious, just about the right amount and the staff were friendly and helpful. It was our first time in the restaurant and all 5 of us...More

Thank Exedrauk
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Questions & Answers
4 October 2018|
Response from RachelDarke | 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 953jasonm | 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$38
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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