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Tristans Bistro

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International, British, Wine Bar
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11 East Reach, Taunton, England
+44 1823 332117
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Sunday
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Tue - Thu 06:30 - 00:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 01:00
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a friend for her 1st visit and she loved couldnt believe how lovely everything was and even tried my gluten and dairy free pudding and was amazed....highly recommend a visit!!!

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Thank skipy64
Somerset
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for the first time and had a fabulous meal. The attention to detail on quality and presentation of all of the food was First Class. Lovely friendly atmosphere and very reasonably priced with the mid-week Special. (only £16 for two courses). Nice variety of wines with something to suit all and every occasion. We shall definitely... More 

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Thank Woodmans
Taunton, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent service and a very tasty meal in a bistro style restaurant. Not the largest menu by any means but there is the opportunity to pay a fixed price for a two course menu. The chicken dish I chose was delicious.

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Thank Sooperstar100
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed you meal. We have a tiny kitchen and all the food is cooked from fresh so unfortunately we have no room for a larger menu, However it does change on a monthly basis so its not the same each time. Hope to see you again Georgie and Ashley More 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Visited last night, 30/9/16, Excellent service for Coeliacs from knowledgable waiting staff. Really nice to visit a restaurant where the choice of starters and main course were the majority of the menu. Enjoyed the Trio of Fish to start followed by the Lamb Steak and had room for a Creme Brûlée. Good value as didn't know when booked but two... More 

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Thank David C
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Thank you for all the praise too. I am so pleased that you all enjoyed your meals. Its great to hear that you will be back. See you Soon Georgie and Ashley More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went in the back room, which is superb for groups and the food was out of this world. The wine was fabulous too and we had the perfect amount of interaction from the staff. I love getting here early and sitting at the bar first - and there's a lovely range or wine, cider and cocktails. I'd eat here... More 

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Thank Julie F
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Julie, We love the title! Thank you for taking your time to review us. Its Great to hear you enjoyed your evening. Yes drinks at the bar always go down nicely. See you soon Georgie and Ashley More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place, an escape from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. Brilliant selection of wines and lovely for a meal. party or a quiet drink. Highly recommended

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Thank Yumyum246
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Yumyum246. we do try to make it as relaxing as possible. Pleased you enjoyed the wine selection. Hopefully see you again for some more wine:) Georgie and Ashley More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

As usual fab food great service...took a friend for her 1st visit she loved it amazing food fab welcome...'why haven't you brought me here before I've been missing out!!'

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UK
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We ate here on a Thursday evening when it was fairly quiet but the atmoisphere in the restaurant was lovely. 5 diffent starters and main courses, all were very well received. Service was excellent and the whole dinner experience was one to remember. Will certainly return.

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Thank x-entricity
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are so pleased that you all enjoyed your evening with us. We look forward to seeing you again Georgie and Ashley More 

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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The food for the price was excellent. Very nice little restaurant with a good atmosphere. Staff seemed to be very together. Will return again one day.

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1 Thank Richard E
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! we are so happy that you enjoyed your dining experience. we look forward to seeing you again Georgie and Ashley More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Really impressed with the food and service from the wonderful staff at Tristans. We were a party of over 20 who hadn't pre ordered, probably the chefs worst nightmare! However the food was served quickly and efficiently and tasted amazing!! Everyone had a wonderful night and the staff were helpful and accommodating! A special shout out to the chef who... More 

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1 Thank meg231289
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The chefs are loving the shout out :) very often forgotten. we are so pleased you enjoyed your evening and had fun. we hope to see you again Georgie and Ashley More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$42
Cuisine
International, British, Wine Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
06:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 00:30
Thursday
06:30 - 00:30
Friday
18:00 - 01:00
Saturday
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 East Reach, Taunton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 332117
Description
At Tristans Restaurant and Wine Bar is ran buy husband a wife partnership Ashley and Georgie. We have a monthly menu to keep things interesting and also keeping to seasonal produce.The restaurant itself has intimate tables for two as well as tables suitable for gatherings of friends up to 12 plus it has the benefit of the recently refurbished and redecorated Garden room making it a popular venue in Taunton for parties up to 26 for a wide range of events and celebrations.The addition of the bar and seating area at the front of the restaurant provides a relaxed wine bar feel and we now welcome diners and non diners to sit and relax with a glass of wine, pre-dinner aperitif or post dinner coffee.

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