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Tristans Bistro

11 East Reach, Taunton TA1 3EW, England
+44 1823 332117
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (20 reviews)
“duck” (13 reviews)
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International, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
11 East Reach, Taunton TA1 3EW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Due to surgery I'm unable to eat even a child's full portion of food. Although the party I was with were having a 3 course christmas menu, the staff were very accommodating and with advance arrangements enabled me to share the main course (a delicious...More

Thank Kerry1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend I and I visited last night and the whole experience was wonderful. The steak and fish were perfect as was the creme brûlée. Will be back!!! Thank you.

Thank joannebug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful bistro. What a lovely, warm and welcoming team. The food was spectacular, the menu exciting and inventive. This is fine dining at bistro prices. I would recommend this place with religious zeal. Is there a seven star review option?

Thank Graham D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food yet again at Tristan's tonight. We've been with family and friends four or five times over the last six months and the food and service has always been outstanding. Georgie and her well trained staff provide front of house service which is friendly...More

Thank SuzQ26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing bistro this is! With an innovative, exciting and ever evolving menu which has always been flawless in our experience, coupled with the excellent front of house service and comfortable, relaxed surroundings, you have a winning combination. As far as we are concerned...More

Thank Bobs_Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a few times to Tristan’s and the food is always good, and I have also chosen the liver parfait before and not been disappointed. Last night I ordered it again and it came looking like a wet slop of diarrhoea on some...More

Thank Pixibelle11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors to Tristans as it the place we keep going back to. Lovely relaxed, friendly atmosphere, run by a young couple who work hard to make it such a pleasure for their guests. The menu, which is changed on a regular basis,...More

Thank Ges G
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for reviewing us we really appreciate it. We love having you here too. Look forward to seeing you soon. Georgie and Ash

Reviewed 7 November 2017

We have visited this bistro on many occasions and it never fails to impress. Excellent front of house and super professionally cooked quality cooked food. Well done.

Thank Mick F
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a birthday dinner. Brilliant food and lovely feeling in the restaurant. I was eating gluten free which there was a few things to choose from but was told that next time if we call the chef can pretty do everything gluten free :)...More

Thank Carolyn P
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your review. Im so pleased the staff were friendly, we do all love to have a chat. Our chef Ashley is more than happy to make any of our foods gluten free for you, it makes things interesting for him :) We...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Taunton Foodie says: Brie starter (my dining partner had mushrooms, which were literally just that - a bit uninspiring) Steak main (my partner had duck leg) All beautifully cooked and really delicious but it did feel like something was missing. Bread with the bread? More...More

Thank RachelBrittain
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you for your review! Im pleased you enjoyed your food, and that you would like to dine with us again. We do cater for many pallets so do have to put some slightly 'uninspiring' dishes on our menu however we are descriptive in our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$44
Dinner, Drinks, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 00:30
06:30 - 00:30
06:30 - 00:30
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 East Reach, Taunton TA1 3EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 332117
  • E-mail
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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