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Interview with Simon Leigh-Jones, owner of English’s

Clifford Leigh-Jones and French Head Chef de Kaye

This month Simon and his family are celebrating their 70th anniversary at English’s of Brighton. In 1945 Simon’s father Clifford bought English’s from A W English’s sons, and rumour has it that Mr English took his last breath behind the bar, shucking oysters. Find out how Simon became involved in running the restaurant, in our interview […]

INTERVIEW WITH Hania Gawlik, restaurant staff

Hania Gawlik profile photo

Hania Gawlik has been with English’s for nine years, working in the restaurant with our fantastic team. Here we chat to Hania about her experience in the restaurant business, what she loves doing in her spare time, and what her favourite dish on the menu is. What do you enjoy most about your job? Meeting people and […]

Interview with Maria, Sous Chef

English's staff photo

Maria has been with us at English’s (on-and-off) for a number of years, and is currently our sous chef. We sat down and asked her a few questions about her cooking career, and what she loves doing in her spare time. What’s your past experience in the restaurant business? It’s been a while now; I’ve […]