1 Michelin Star Chefs: Tony Parkin, chef patron, Tony Parkin @ The Tudor Room at Great Fosters Hotel

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Tony Parkin is the head chef of the eponymous restaurant at The Tudor Room at the Great Fosters Hotel in Windsor.

Tony began his career with an apprenticeship under John Campbell at The Vineyard at Stockcross which led to a long stint in Copenhagen working at Kommendaten and Noma.

Tony Parkin at The Tudor Room 

Stroude Road, Egham TW20 9UR

Telephone: 01784 433822

Website: www.greatfosters.co.uk

Restaurant Manager - Jenny Schlichting

General Manager - Sandra Mueller

Twitter: @GreatFosters

Instagram: @greatfosters

Facebook: Great Fosters


On returning to the UK, Tony held positions at Northcote, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay and Restaurant Adam Simmonds at Danesfield House, as well as working in the private sector for Lord and Lady Bamford at Daylesford.

In 2019 Tony took the Head Chef position at The Tudor Room in Great Fosters before rebranding the restaurant Tony Parkin @ The Tudor Room.

He was awarded a Michelin star in the 2020 Michelin guide after just 4 months and retains the star in the 2021 guide.

The Tudor Room at Great Fosters

First awarded a Michelin star in October 2016 under Douglas Balish's watch, followed by its fourth AA Rosette in 2018, the Tudor Room at Great Fosters is set in the dining room of an Elizabethan mansion.

Surrey's only Michelin-starred establishement can seat just 22 people per sitting the and offers a short menu, costing between £45 and £60 a head without accounting for a wine flight.

What the guides say

Michelin Guide


AA Restaurant Guide


The food is classic with a modern twist, using seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients where possible.

The establishment has its own kitchen garden, from which some of the produce is used. 

A majority of the vegetables and salad ingredients served at the restaurant including aubergines, beetroot, lettuce, tomatoes, squash, onions, courgettes and fennel on the menu are grown on the estate and picked daily.

Awards and TV appearances

Tony Parkin retained The Tudor Room's star in the Michelin Guide 2020 just five months after joining the restaurant, and featured in the chef line-up for The Great British Menu 2021, competing to represent the London and South East region.

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Editor 31st March 2021

1 Michelin Star Chefs: Tony Parkin, chef patron, Tony Parkin @ The Tudor Room at Great Fosters Hotel