Hollywood legend Nicolas Cage leaves Somerset residents stunned as he celebrates New Year’s Eve in a tiny local pub (and he got a round in!)
- Nicolas, 55, rang in the New Year at The Tramways club in Wells
- After spending the evening there he became a member, which costs £10 per annum
- The Hollywood star bought a holiday home in Somerset in 2006 and often heads there for Christmas
Hollywood legend Nicolas Cage left pubgoers in Somerset open-mouthed when he wandered into the local brewery on New Year’s Eve.
The A-lister, 55, rung in 2020 with a few drinks at The Tramways club in Wells, a member’s club that charges £10 per year.
One of the shocked revellers shared the news on Reddit, revealing the Oscar winner had bought a round of drinks for everyone.
Pour it up: Hollywood legend Nicolas Cage left pubgoers in Somerset open-mouthed when he wandered into the local brewery on New Year’s Eve
They added: ‘Incidentally, he was a total legend, cool dude and is now a member.’
This isn’t the first time Nicolas has left residents agog, as back in 2017, he delighted staff at a local pet shop when he stopped by, although one person confused him for Johnny Depp, who was at Glastonbury Festival at the weekend.
Nicolas, who is said to be worth $25 million, has owned a cottage in the Somerset village of Baltonsborough since 2006.
‘Total legend’: One of the shocked revellers shared the news on Reddit, revealing the Oscar winner had bought a round of drinks for everyone
The Face/Off actor previously revealed that he jets to the countryside for the Christmas period as he enjoys the ‘peace of the Oak trees’.
Back in 2013, he revealed: ‘I usually spend the winter holidays here, Christmas and whatnot. But I think in a couple of years I’ll be spending more time here. I’m hopeful that I’ll be back here.
‘In Somerset, I enjoy the peace of the oak trees and the rolling green hills and I like going into Glastonbury. It’s like walking into a pack of Tarot cards.
‘On one side of the street you have some of the oldest Christian churches, on the other these pagan shops. It’s like a microcosm of different belief systems and that’s interesting to me.’
In 2018, Nicolas told Somerset Life: ‘I am a self-confessed Anglophile. I love everything about England; the history, the people, the countryside, the culture – you name it I love it.
‘I love seeing places like Buckingham Palace and all those other fantastic buildings which are steeped in history and culture. I love the whole concept of the Royal Family.
‘As an American you want to see all those things when you come to Britain but I wanted more than that, I wanted to live among all these great treasures. I wanted to be a part of it so I looked for somewhere to call home here.
‘When I looked at Somerset I just fell in love with the county. It has so much to offer; great countryside, great towns, great people and, of course, it has Glastonbury too.’
Hollywood heavyweight: Oscar-winning actor Nicolas is one of Hollywood’s biggest names (pictured with Angelina Jolie in his 2000 film, Gone In 60 Seconds)