Authentic Italian Food in Taunton

Fresh Cuisine

At Il Basilico we are all about attention to detail from our homemade bread to the perfectly slow cooked venison. There is a good reason that Italian food is so popular worldwide. Its careful blend of tastes and textures, simple yet involved and complex, has made it beloved worldwide. At Il Basilico, one of the best places to eat in Taunton, we have brought our love and talent for authentic Italian cuisine from Tuscany, while putting a unique modern twist on the classic dishes.

The Story of

Our Restaurant

Our family dream was to open a restaurant where we can share our love for good food and good drinks with people that have the same passion as us.

Dine In

Our Restaurant

We want to welcome you to our cosy and intimate space where you can dine with us in comfort and atmosphere. Whether you want a full dining experience across our delicious starters, fresh main courses and indulgent desserts, or are looking for bars in Taunton, our Italian restaurant brings everything together in delightful completion. As a small, family-run restaurant, we understand what makes a truly great dining experience.

Takeaway Collection: Italian Food At Home

Takeaway in Taunton doesn’t have to mean the same old burgers and kebabs–with Il Basilico you can get the authentic Italian restaurant experience in the comfort of your home. Our menu is available for takeaway collection with special offers on items like pizza and pasta. None of the deliciousness is lost in delivery and everything we have to offer is as fresh as the moment it leaves the kitchen.

Delicious Starters

fresh ingredients from the sea and from the ground

Delicious cocktails and mocktails

Refreshing drinks for all the occasions

Natural Food

authentic and unique

Tasty pasta

Home made sauces will make you lick your fingers

Discover Our

Great Flavors

Pizza Il Basilico

Pizza Il Basilico

Our signature pizza dish is a combination of fine Italian ingredients with a terrific combination

Insalata di mare

A true Italian favourite. You could be at the Amalfi coast sipping a glass of champagne and admiring the view. This dish takes you all the way there without paying the ticket

tartar di manzo

Steak tartar from an Italian point of view


If there is one dish that doesn’t need an introduction this is it!

We Believe

Food Is Important

But sharing it with who you love is priceless.


Love Us

Get in Touch

If you are looking for Italian food in Taunton, get in touch today for an exclusive dining experience or collection for takeaway. Our menu blends the classics with a contemporary and unique twist that makes our food at once unique and traditional. Call us today to book.

Call: 01823 412414