Great British Menu 2020: Hywel Griffith, Wales heat

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Hywel Griffith is the head chef and director of Beach House Restaurant in Oxwich.

Launched in June 2016, the beachside restaurant was named AA Restaurant of the year in Wales the following year, and became the sixth restaurant in Wales to receive a Michelin star in the 2020 guide.

Born and raised in town of Bethesda in Gwynedd, North-Wales, Hywel knew he wanted to be a chef when he was just 13 years old.


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He studied at Coleg Menai in Bangor before heading to the Lanesborough in London. Since then, he has worked alongside prominent chefs including Simon Radley at The Chester Grosvenor, Shane Hughes at Ynyshir Hall, Paul Heathcote at Longridge Restaurant and Steven Smith at Freemasons.


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Editor 24th April 2020

Great British Menu 2020: Hywel Griffith, Wales heat