Tom Sellers tells his story and the story of British food through an ever-evolving tasting menu of seasonal dishes. The restaurant gained its first Michelin star after five months of opening in 2013 and its second Michelin star in 2021.
Tom Sellers is the Chef Patron of Restaurant Story. He dreamed of opening Restaurant Story at the age of 19, and in April 2013, aged 26, was able to realise his dream. Tom trained at some of the world’s best restaurants including Restaurant Tom Aikens, Noma and Per Se. His food is predominantly British, using seasonality to lead a menu that invokes memory and brings a narrative to each plate.
Ursula oversees the running of Restaurant Story from everything from the finances to the floor. If there is a table available, she will find it for you. Unsurpassable organisation skills and the patience of a saint.
Tom joined Restaurant Story in late 2017 his career has taken him through the kitchens of The Ritz in London, Per Se in New York and L’enclume in the Lake District. In 2019 Tom competed in The World Finals of the Bocuse D’or, finishing 10th in the world. With a deep passion for British products and a keen eye for detail Tom is now Head Chef at Restaurant Story.
Dovile joined Restaurant Story in 2021. She started her career in hospitality in 2008 and has spent time at Sketch, Fera, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal and most recently The Greenhouse. Dovile’s passion is providing an outstanding dining experience for all our guests.
Jonathan is an award winning Sommelier with extensive experience. He has been part of the Restaurant Story team since early 2020. Jonathan has also worked at The Ritz, Social Eating House and Orwells, whilst also being a judge for the Imbibe Sommelier Wine Awards. Jonathan carefully selects wines that are intriguing and champions the people and provenance behind each drink on our list.
Jenny has been part of Restaurant Story’s team since 2018. Jenny oversees reservations, guest relations, book outs, large parties and assists on external events.