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Oriel Davies Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A very high quality gallery. Consistently highbrow, I could do with a more varied programme, but I... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Compact in size but amazing food

I’ve had morning coffee and cakes here on several occasions, each has bedn a delight. The tea is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruth R
Berriew, United Kingdom
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A contemporary art gallery in the heart of Wales Oriel Davies is the largest and most significant visual arts venue in the region and a key gallery of Wales, showing groundbreaking national and international art and craft. Free Admission.
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Oriel Davies Gallery The Park, Newtown SY16 2NZ, Wales
+44 1686 625041
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve had morning coffee and cakes here on several occasions, each has bedn a delight. The tea is also good, and in a good sized pot. Great scones.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately my visit here was ruined by an incredibly rude member of staff. Severely disappointed with the service I received. I will make a formal complaint as well as this review. While we were there mistakes were made with orders. I shall never go here...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amyola
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff very polite and helpful.kids craft area to keep them entertained whilst you take a look around the gallery.nice little shop not to expensive and lots of room for kids to play outside whilst you take a break in the cafe.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teresa W
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This was a very disappointing experience. Pictures of a man, dressed to look like a sheep, crawling through the countryside. We did not appreciate this exhibition at all. Perhaps we are too old. The café looked nice.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Carolyn A
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Very chic gallery showing contemporary artwork of a high standard. Excellent cafe and shop attached. Friendly, knowledgeable staff.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fordshan
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Graham Shapland and Freya Dooley exhibitions were both brilliant. Thought provoking and interesting. Great gallery space, cafe and shop. Highly recommend it

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Eleanor B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A very high quality gallery. Consistently highbrow, I could do with a more varied programme, but I suppose middlebrow art is available elsewhere. Great cafe.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GeorgiaJ487
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The gallery itself is nice and airy, well laid out. However the exhibits at the time we visited did not really get my attention. One part was very dark, and the route through not always clear. Seen better at the Baltic. (worse too!)

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank john e
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Clean tidy and good..food area very small but then this is a small building. Food was a good price and service was good. a

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Matt T
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Met up with some old friends not seen for a while for lunch. The cafe part of the Gallery was superb with a variety of homemade choices, freshly made and catering for various dietary requirements. There is a small shop selling gift items and The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jonbabry
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