• Book now for New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner

    Welcome in 2020 with an extra special evening at The Galley. Head Chef Jason Mead has created a delicious set menu full of delights to round off 2019 in style. With each year gets better and better with a sparkling atmosphere full of festive cheer. Tickets are sought after, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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  • Mackerel with Horseradish Cream, Burnt Apple Puree and Kohlrabi Slaw

    With shimmering tones of silver, gold, blue and amber, mackerel looks like it has swum straight through the ocean and hopped onto our counter. Ours is line-caught down the bay in Brixham; you can practically hear their Devon accents. Look for mackerel that is still stiff and ideally folded in two. Fresh mackerel has a […]

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  • Tune in to Jason Mead on BBC Radio Devon

    On Saturday 16 November, Head Chef Jason Mead will take to the air-waves again. This time he will be chatting with the wonderful Kerry White about festive fishy feasts. With bags of passion and samurai skills with fish, it’s an unmissable show for lovers of seafood.

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  • The bait is nearly over ’til Seafood Week!

    Just one more week to go until Seafood Week 2019, which spans from the 4th – 11th October. Whale, where do we begin. Seafood Week is an o-fish-ial campaign, which aims to promote the brill-iant range of delicious seafood available in the UK. It’s run by Seafish, the public body which supports the UK seafood […]

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  • We need your vote!

    We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for ‘Best Front of House Team’ in the prestigious Trencherman’s Awards 2020. Chaired by Michael Caines MBE, the Trencherman’s Guide recommends the most exquisite places to dine in the South West. The awards celebrate tried, tested and recommended restaurants, as voted for by the […]

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  • Ode To The Galley and its Slaves by Carol Heslop

    We dined at The Galley on Friday night, The meals were delicious, no need to bite. The bream, the beef and monkfish were “brill”, We savoured it all and took our fill. “Cornish Tea” and bakewell tart Chocolate praline, soft at heart. But what was that rush of something silly I could have sworn a […]

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  • We’re Featured in The Telegraph’s list of Best Beach Cafés and Restaurants

    We are over the moon to be included in The Telegraph’s Best Beach Cafe and Restaurant list. It is terrific to be acknowledged by a national newspaper for our gourmet experience overlooking the River Exe estuary. The article says: Galley Restaurant, Topsham The menu changes daily according to what’s available – mussels and cockles from […]

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  • Jason Mead Brings a Taste of The Galley to BBC Radio Devon

    On Saturday 30 March, our Head Chef Jason Mead took to the air-waves to discuss all things fishy with BBC Radio Devon’s Kerry White. The Kerry White Show is renowned across the county for hosting interesting guests, enlightening conversation and lively music, so it was an honour to join in live on air. Jason represented […]

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  • Galley Confidential

    The Galley Confidential took place on Thursday 25th April, hosted by Head Chef Jason Mead to celebrate the hard-working, excellent producers who are all based within the South West: Brixham Seafish, Richards Greengrocers, Pebblebed Wines, Steevenson Wines, Granny Gothards and Country Cheeses. Topsham resident and food writer, Marc Millon, talked about the evolution of Topsham’s food […]

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  • Fish pie recipe by Jason Mead

    Indulgent, creamy and comforting – a good fish pie will win anyone’s heart. What You Need: 200g diced white fish 200g diced salmon 50g smoked trout or mackerel pate 1 large onion (peeled and finely diced) 2 sticks celery (peeled and diced fine) 1 leek (finely sliced) 1 clove garlic (finely chopped) 150g petit pois […]

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