Taunton, United Kingdom Located in Taunton's town centre The Castle offers the perfect base for exploring the magnificent countryside that surrounds. Once a Norman fortress, now a hotel of distinction, The Castle has been run by the Chapman family for 55 years and in this time has won an array of awards for its first class kitchens and the warmth of its hospitality. Each of the 44 ensuite bedrooms are individually designed and refurbished to a high standard. The fine dining restaurant has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes, 4 RAC Dining Awards, a Michelin Star and Best out of London in Tatler's 2002 Restaurant Awards. Chef, Richard Guest uses only the finest local produce to prepare such dishes as A Celebration of British Beef and Scrambled Duck Egg and Smoked Eel. For the more casual diner - BRAZZ, the contemporary brasserie offers good quality food in a relaxed, fun environment.