Meet The Team
Issy and Jerry Simpson - Owners
Having been a part of the Clanville community for nearly 30 years and owners of the Clanville Garage, Issy and Jerry have owned The Lion for just shy of five years. After buying it, they redeveloped and refurbished the whole establishment by hand and have been involved ever since.
Sam Day - Chef
Sam has recently joined the kitchen at the Lion in his position as Head Chef. With experiences in 2 Rosette standard restaurants, Sam is bringing a wide knowledge and plenty of ideas to the scene. Uplifting the classic Lion dishes and producing some outstanding additions to the menu, Sam is looking forward to getting more stuck in and bringing his personal touch to the Lion.
Phil Simpson - Chef
Phil has many years of experience at The Lion, having worked at previous Rosette standard restaurants also. Phil brings a wealth of experience and skills to the team, and enjoys a hands on approach with both customers and staff.