1 Michelin Star Chefs: Simon Rogan, Owner, Aulis London. Run by head chef, Charlie Tayler 

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Simon Rogan is the owner of one-Michelin starred aulis London which is run by head chef, charlie tayler 

Simon Rogan is the celebrated chef and owner of Aulis London, an exclusive chef’s table and development kitchen that showcases his commitment to innovation and the culinary arts. Known for his dedication to sourcing the finest ingredients and exploring their potential through inventive cooking techniques, Rogan has established Aulis as a unique dining experience in the heart of London.

Simon Rogan Michelin star Aulis London


16 St Anne's Ct,

Website: www.aulis.co.uk/aulis-london

Email: [email protected]

Instagram: @aulissimonrogan                  Facebook: AulisSimonRogan

Opening times:
12:30pm - 3:30pm

Tuesday - Saturday
7:00pm – 11:00pm


Simon Rogan's career is distinguished by his focus on farm-to-table cooking, sustainability, and using local ingredients. His influence in the culinary world is marked by a series of successful restaurants, including the renowned three Michelin starred restaurant L'Enclume in the Lake District. Rogan’s philosophy centres around the deep connections between land, food, and flavour, which is evident in all his culinary endeavours.

Charlie Tayler now leads the kitchen at Simon Rogan's Aulis London, where he won a Michelin star in the Michelin Guide 2024. After working in some of London’s toughest kitchens, Charlie travelled to Japan to master his skills. He returned to the UK a year later to lead the kitchen at Simon Rogan’s 12-seat chef’s table restaurant, Aulis.

He lives and breaths cookery, entering the kitchen at 14, getting fine dining experience under Matt Gillan at The Pass at South Lodge, Alyn Williams’ team at The Westbury and Brett Graham at the now three Michelin star restaurant, The Ledbury.

Aulis, London

Opened as Simon Rogan’s first international restaurant venture, Aulis London serves as both a development kitchen and an intimate dining space.

Simon Rogan Michelin star Aulis London

The concept behind Aulis comes from Rogan’s desire to push the boundaries of traditional cooking and to provide diners with a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process involved in menu development. The restaurant is characterized by its multi-course tasting menus that are constantly evolving, reflecting the best seasonal ingredients available.

Located discreetly in Soho, Aulis London offers an interactive dining experience where guests are seated around a chef’s counter. This setup allows diners to observe the chefs at work, creating a dynamic and engaging atmosphere. Each dish served at Aulis is designed to challenge and delight the senses, incorporating Rogan’s signature style of complex flavours and innovative techniques. Critics have praised Aulis London for its

Accolades                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Michelin Guide UK                                                                                                                                                                                              Harden's

experimental approach and its ability to deliver a unique culinary experience. The restaurant is often lauded for its meticulous attention to detail, both in the creation of its dishes and in the overall dining experience.

Aulis London continues to be a platform for culinary creativity under Simon Rogan’s leadership, representing his vision of offering exceptional and thought-provoking cuisine. It remains a destination for those who appreciate the art of fine dining and the exploration of new and exciting flavours.


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1 Michelin Star Chefs: Simon Rogan, Owner, Aulis London. Run by head chef, Charlie Tayler