Greg Austin

Head Chef

Greg hails from Foster in New South Wales, Australia. He works constantly alongside Brett in developing the dishes for the new seasons. His enthusiasm and focus help to lead our young and energetic brigade. Greg joined the Ledbury in 2009 and is an indispensable part of the team.

Darren McHugh

Darren McHugh

General Manager

Darren was born in Dublin and educated at University College, Dublin and The Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. Prior to joining The Ledbury, Darren worked with Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley and with Adam Byatt at Trinity Restaurant.

With an unwavering attention to detail and passion for service he also takes great pride in mentoring and developing the Front of House team


Sam Lucas

Sam Lucas

Restaurant Manager

Originally from Accrington, Lancashire, Sam started his restaurant career working at a local restaurant. From there he went on to study Hospitality Management at Manchester University moving to London and arriving at The Ledbury in 2011, where he grew into his role of Restaurant Manager.

Both knowledgeable and humble in his approach to service and possessed with an incredible memory for guests, Sam is the epitome of The Ledbury’s service culture.

Seamus Williams-Sharkey

Seamus Williams-Sharkey

Head Sommelier

Seamus grew up in the Midlands, beginning his hospitality career at The Dormy House in the Cotswolds. From there he spent time at The Nut Tree Inn in Oxfordshire and Hampton Manor. Prior to joining The Ledbury Seamus was also Head Sommelier at Restaurant Story.

Hugely passionate about the industry, his breadth of knowledge and desire to exceed guest expectations is at the forefront of his approach to wine service.


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Jeremy Harvey

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Originally from Tucson, Arizona, Jeremy moved to San Francisco where he managed a wine bar in the Marina District and SPQR in Pacific Heights. Arriving in London in 2013, he quickly became an integral part of The Ledbury team where his warmth of character, thoughtfulness and commitment to service is brought to bear on the guest experience on a daily basis.

Jack Settle

Assistant Restaurant Manager

From Bolton originally, Jack started his hospitality career at The Punch Bowl at Crosthwaite in the Lake District. Moving to London, he went on to work with Simon Rogan at both Roganic and Fera, as well being part of the opening team at Kitchen Table.

Considerate of both his colleagues and guests alike, Jack’s thoughtful and gentle approach to service is one of his many contributions to The Ledbury.