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The Bay Tree

South Street, Castle Cary BA7 7ET, England
+44 1963 350989
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
South Street, Castle Cary BA7 7ET, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Held a family event here, where Buffet Food was laid on & it was excellent food & plenty available, would def recommend.

1  Thank Rockeydm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely, country, welcoming pub! Dogs welcome with the cats willing to torment😀! Fantastic homemade food, the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Thank n_marshall3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meeting friends for our Christmas lunch , was a joy, outstanding menu choices, service and food. The meal, from starter to the excellent pudding was lovely and hot, with just the perfect poise between courses, to chat and enjoy the warm fire, glass of really...More

1  Thank manomansfield43
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We eat here fairly often and have always been genuinely delighted with the food quality, presentation,reception by staff and the whole ambience of the cosy dining/ bar area. We really hope that nothing much changes in the future - however busy it becomes. Well done...More

1  Thank 44suz
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed great food and a fabulous welcome in this cosy and bubbly pub. Nothing was too much trouble for Lewis and his team. We were made to feel like one of the locals. Well worth and visit. We had a great evening. Thank you.

Thank Beebee I
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Once again you did us proud. We often come here for lunch whilst visiting family in the area and we have never been disappointed. Our meals last week were wonderful....I highly recommend the veggie lasagne. Oh, and the chips are to die for. Lovely warm...More

1  Thank serbat2264
Reviewed 28 August 2017

What a great pub this place is. We booked in advance to ensure that we had a table for 4 people. From the minute we arrived the whole experience was so positive. The staff were welcoming, friendly and funny. There was no rush in ordering,...More

1  Thank oonitoon
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Family run old fashioned pub. Welcoming, slick service. There was little that was vegetarian on the menu but they flexed to help, delicious home made desserts but word of warning they are HUGE!!!

1  Thank TravelMadBristol
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed an impromptu visit and everyone was really friendly and the food was classic pub grub and well made. Highly recommend and look forward to coming again

1  Thank Will P
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

What a friendly place. Great service, great beer, great food. Sunday roast was best we've had out for a long time. Make sure you're hungry though as they are generous portions. Will definitely be back for another meal.

1  Thank Jonathan H
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12 October 2015|
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Response from Lewis L | Reviewed this property |
Monday - Closed Tuesday - 11am-2.30pm, 6pm- late Wednesday - 11am-2.30pm, 6pm- late Thursday - 11am-2.30pm, 6pm- late Friday - 11am- late Saturday - 11am- late Sunday - 11.30-3.30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Street, Castle Cary BA7 7ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Castle Cary
  • Phone Number: +44 1963 350989
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