Welcome to The Gallery Bar

Welcome to The Gallery Bar

We believe good art comes hand in hand with good home baked food; artisan bread and cakes, soup and coffee. Come and enjoy a slice of cake and a coffee and look at some beautiful modern and traditional art upstairs. Or venture down to our fabulous vaulted basement bar with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, we serve pizza, snacks and salad with live music, cocktails, and wine and local ale and cider - what are you waiting for?

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Upcoming events and live music


A Night with the russians- Somerset arts week and Pianist Vlad Miller

A NIGHT WITH THE RUSSIANS PRIVATE VIEW of ‘Russians in Somerset’ Irina Eroshkina, Lurii Vasiliev, Azat Galimov, Tatiana Lushnikova Saturday 30th September SAW VENUE 111 THE GALLERY CASTLE CARY HIGH STREET CASTLE CARY BA7 7AW (07811368863) SAW chairman, Richard Pomery’s exhibition ‘Russians in Somerset’ which opens Saturday 23rd and continues throughout Somerset Art Weeks, brings together the work of four artists from St Petersburg whom he invited to visit us and painted and drew our striking county from a completely fresh perspective, never having set foot in the UK before. A coming together of cultures. In celebration, we cordially invite you to join us on Saturday 30th for an evening of live jazz from Russian pianist Vladimir Miller with drinks & Russian canapés Doors open 6pm and music until 11.30pm


Giles barratt trio

London-based jazz guitarist Giles Barratt's eclectic musical tastes include both Latin and contemporary European influences, Giles is returning with his new line up for a trio of awesome, atmospheric tunes!


tim manning blind river scare

Blind River Scare is a vehicle for the Americana/Alt Country/Roots influenced songs of South Wales, UK, based singer/songwriter Tim Manning


belle rose jazz and swing

London born singer Belle Rose leads us on a musical journey of vocal jazz, swing, blues & bossa. Although staying rooted in mainstream jazz, she offers a fresh and exciting repertoire to make your feet tap and your heart melt. Accompanied by some of the best jazz musicians Bristol has to offer, mixing daring improvisation with musical refinement, Belle Rose Jazz & Swing is THE band for your Saturday night


Chris Jagger's Acoustic roots

Chris Jagger and his fantastic blues/country band are back for amazing rifs, songs and stories!



World class Irish band, D'Bize have enough individual experience at home and around the world to ensure they'll go down well anywhere. From intricate melodies to stomping four to the floor, D'Bize are versatile with a very dynamic set list, range of songs, both new and old from the Folk/ Trad idiom

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We are very proud of our wood fired pizzas, all topped generously with local ingredients. Why not book a table and try one or pop in for a take away (you can phone ahead and order). We also do gluten free bases if you order in advance...

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Cocktails, wine, ales and local cider

Come and try our delicious cocktails, local cider or ales...

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Fine art upstairs

Above our bar is our cafe and art gallery. We pride ourselves on our geniune passion for art, trading in quality paintings, watercolour painting, oil paintings on canvas, drawings and sculptures from a range of dates and styles. These include Victorian and 19th Century, European, Orientalist paintings, Modern British, Abstract art and contemporary art in Cornwall and in London. Our specialities are inspirational and unique nineteenth century, arts and crafts, Pre-Raphaelites, Symbolism and abstract painting; in particular pastoral and visionary British art...

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