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Tristans Bistro

11 East Reach, Taunton TA1 3EW, England
+44 1823 332117
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“smoked fish” (6 reviews)
“duck” (13 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
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International, British, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 East Reach, Taunton TA1 3EW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very few places can nail Pork belly on the menu , these guys do Nice cosy bistro, quiet and peaceful

Thank colcat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my husband came last night for our anniversary and only the second meal out since we had our baby over a year ago! Was slightly concerned as the last time I came I had enjoyed the food so much I thought it may...More

Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great steak, very good quality. Fantastic starters and puds as well. Always an enjoyable night with attentive service. Great value.

Thank syy899
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to review us. We really appreciate it. see you soon Georgie x

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Fantastic food, so tasty and an excellent price and service. Can't wait to come back again. 5* all round! Fabulous!

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

Thank you for your 5* review!! we are really grateful. see you soon Georgie x

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Went here tonight with my partner for our anniversary. Staff were so lovely, and the food is amazing! My partner had the chicken thigh, and i had the steak, was all cooked so lovely best steak I've had. Also my partner loved the mash said...More

Thank Bethany P
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Bethany, thank you for taking your time to review us. I agree the steaks are delicious! We look forward to seeing you both soon Georgie x

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I definitely have a new favourite... Went to Tristan's last night (had booked) was greeted nicely upon arrival, drinks were served promptly with friendly service, adjustments to the menu were explained with care, each of our three courses arrived at the right time and the...More

Thank Victoria K
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us Victoria, we really do appreciate your comments especially ones as lovely as yours. we look forward to seeing you again Georgie

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Our 1st visit to Tristan's was an excellent experience. The food, wine, service and ambience was perfect. Thank you. We will definitely be back soon!

Thank Martin D
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are always really grateful. I am delighted to hear you had an fantastic evening, we look forward t seeing you soon. Georgie

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Well the meal was superb and 100% on it's own BUT my father-in-law took a fall on his way to Tristans and the Front-of House manageress set able administering first-aid to his cuts and bleeding and she was FANTASTIC dealing with the situation so second...More

Thank M11V03B61
GeorgieF1993, Owner at Tristans Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. 200% wow Thank you! I do hope he is feeling much better now, we do hope to see you again Georgie

Reviewed 17 March 2017

It is always good to find an independent restaurant with a proper chef doing his stuff in the kitchen. This is a restaurant that you might not come across as it is not in the smartest part of town and the building and frontage are...More

Thank Manc33
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Booked Tristan's based on TripAdvisor feedback and was not disappointed. The food was superb and really good value. We will definitely return.

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

Thank you so much for the review. Always very much appreciated. We will look forward to welcoming you again. Georgie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$43
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, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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
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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.