We are delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Battersby as our new Head Chef. Simon joined the team in September and has just launched our new Autumn menu. Originally from Hadfield and now living in Stalybridge with his young family, Simon has over 30 years’ experience in the restaurant sector. He has worked in leading restaurants up and down the country, including alongside Marco Pierre White and Gordon Ramsay in their award-winning establishments. We hope to welcome you to The Royal soon to try Simon’s delicious food!