Meet the Team


Tim- The landlord of the Cholmondeley Arms

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? My very own Mac and Cheese
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Ophir Gin and ginger ale
  • What do you love most? Family and friends (and my spaniel!)
  • What do you dislike most? Bad manners and poor grammar!
  • Musical hero (es)? Too hard to choose….
  • Favourite saying? ‘Living the dream’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? David Attenborough (and my wife!)
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? At the Cholmondeley of course!

Fliss – Deputy Manager

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? Steak and Chips (rare please)
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Gin and Tonic (large Tanqueray, dash of tonic, one ice cube and a sqeeze of lime….perfect!! But I’ not fussy!!!
  • What do you love most? Holidays in sunshine
  • What do you dislike most? Wet windy days!!
  • Musical hero (es)? Anything from an 80’s movie- Footloose, Flashdance, Top Gun, etc. You know the type!!?
  • Favourite saying? “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try a Gin!!
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Alan Rickman
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? “Sitting on a Beach earning 20%……..Points if you can spot the link!?

Paul – Deputy Manager

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Roast rib of beef
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Red Wine (any I’m not fussy)
  • What do you love most? Motor Racing/Food
  • What do you dislike most? Arrogant People
  • Musical hero (es)? Too many to cut – I Like all types of music
  • Favourite saying?
    You’re havin a giraffe
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Valentino Rossi (if Debbie wasn’t available)
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Sitting on a sunny beach with Debbie

Leigh – Assistant Manager

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Mums Sunday Roast with all the trimmings
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Tarquins Gin with 1724 tonic…. Mmm yum!
  • What do you love most? My friends, my family….. and gin
  • What do you dislike most? Bad drivers
  • Musical hero (es)? Rolling Stones and Ray Charles
  • Favourite saying?
    If they give you ruled paper, write the other way
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Keith Richards
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Running my own restaurant and bar by the sea

Helen – Assistant Manager

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? Roast turkey and all the trimmings
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Warner Edwards Rhubarb gin and ginger ale….or….a grouse and ginger ale
  • What do you love most? my family- my dogs- milk chocolate
  • What do you dislike most? Ollie’s singing!!!!
  • Musical hero (es)? Coldplay
  • Favourite saying?
    Never judge a book by it’s cover
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Tom (our Head Chef) as long as he cooks!
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? As long as I’m healthy ANYWHERE!

The Cholmondeley Arms Front of House Crew

Harry

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Steak, mushroom and onion baguette
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? drink: ice water!
  • What do you love most? football
  • What do you dislike most? people that moan
  • Musical hero (es)? little mike
  • Favourite saying?
    ‘It’ll be alright’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Mila Kunis
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? 10 years better off

Joe

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? A good british fish and chips
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? A top shelf vodka
  • What do you love most? Ollie’s banter, its top draw!
  • What do you dislike most? Slow Drivers
  • Musical hero (es)? Coldplay & The Beatles
  • Favourite saying? How you doin?
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? The Queen
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Flying

Ellie

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? sausage and mash potato
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? A Woo Woo!
  • What do you love most? Football, travels and Will!
  • What do you dislike most? Rude people
  • Musical hero (es)? Justin Bieber
  • Favourite saying? ‘smile ‘ J
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Justin Bieber
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Playing football in the Women’s League

Molly

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Anything with pasta
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Vodka
  • What do you love most? Sunny holidays and a good night out
  • What do you dislike most? bad drivers
  • Musical hero (es)? no one specific, any dance or house musice
  • Favourite saying?
    ”You know what I mean?” or “Right, okay…”
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Mark Wright
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Finished uni, living in the city, working as a lawyer.

Hannah A

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Soup with fresh bread and fish pie (with boiled eggs in!)
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? 6 o’clock gin with 6 o’clock tonic and ice
  • What do you love most? Being at home with my family
  • What do you dislike most? Cutlery scraping on plates
  • Musical hero (es)? Changes on a regular basis! But I generally like pop music with a hint of country.
  • Favourite saying? Life’s too short
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Friends and family
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Happy and healthy watching my little boys grow up.

Abi

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Buffalo chicken wings
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? Fentimans Pink Lemonade
  • What do you love most? My horse, Yanto
  • What do you dislike most? The rain
  • Musical hero (es)? The Arctic Monkeys or The Wombats
  • Favourite saying? ”Look for the bare necessities”
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Marilyn Monroe
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Finished university as a qualified vet

Jack

  • What would your last meal have to be?? A good steak.
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Peroni
  • What do you love most? My family, my dogs, and driving
  • What do you dislike most? Fake People
  • Musical hero (es)? J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone.
  • Favourite saying?
    Oi nah
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Kendall Jenner.
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? I want to be successful and happy.

Lucy

  • What would your last meal have to be?? A big Pizza
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Arms bar? Mobberlini
  • What do you love most? Nights out and time with my friends
  • What do you dislike most? Rudeness
  • Musical hero (es)? Beyonce
  • Favourite saying? A day without laughter is a day wasted
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? My Mum – she’s my favourite!
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Running my own wine bar or small B and B

Tim
(Owner and raconteur)

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? At the Cholmondeley Arms it would have to be the Steak and Kidney Pie! Otherwise a Chinese Banquet.
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? A G&T of course, what
    else!?
  • What do you love most? My family, a sun filled day, all our pubs and people, then there’s Leeds Utd.
  • What do you dislike most? Rude, ignorant people….life is too short to behave this way!!!
  • Musical hero (es)? Too many to mention but most of them sing soul
  • Favourite saying?
    If you can’t dazzle with brilliance then baffle with Bull!!!
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? My wife and business partner Mary, with my daughter and my dad who’s 90.
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Enjoying our pubs and inns and ensuring they are still wonderful places for our loyal customers to enjoy.

Jess

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? My Grandmas Shepherd’s pie!
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? A very large glass of French pinot noir
  • What do you love most? My family, friends and my spaniel!
  • What do you dislike most? People with bad manners!
  • Musical hero (es)? Paul Heaton from the Beautiful south and (for my dad!) Joe Strummer!
  • Favourite saying? ‘You’ve got to be in it to win it’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Great family and friends
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Still sunning myself in Cholmondely!

Shirley

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Roast lamb dinner
  • Your favourite drink from the The Cholmondeley Arms bar? Hot chocolate at Anfield before kick off
  • What do you love most? Liverpool, family and my cats
  • What do you dislike most? Smoked salmon!!
  • Musical hero (es)? Beatles, Boyzone and Westlife
  • Favourite saying? ‘Shine a light’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Brian Blessed
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? At Anfield celebrating winning the league!!

Andrew
(P/T assist and ranconteur)

  • What would your last meal have to be?? A dozen oysters and a bottle of Krug, a rare Fillet and a Premier Cru Claret
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? Merlot and/or Famous Grouse
  • What do you love most? Women
  • What do you dislike most? Teasers
  • Musical hero (es)? Roy Orbison
  • Favourite saying?
    Right then Cocker!!
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Jane Fonda and/or God
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Healthily hanging around!!!

Professor Ted – Quiz master Extraordinaire!!

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? Well Roast dodo immediately springs to mind as it gives me quite a lot of time to prepare for the end, but seriously I adore a slice of rare beef with rost potatoes and thick port gravy followed by Creme Brulee
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley bar? I can’t resist the Mint tea – so refreshing in summer and great for the digestion in winter
  • What do you love most? Being around people who like to share in a good time.
  • What do you dislike most? Not having enough time in the day to achieve everything I would ideally like to get completed.
  • Musical hero (es)? David Bowie, Dusty Springfield, Peter Skellern, Amy Winehouse, The Kinks, Radiohead and Muse. Oh and Pink Floyd and Sir Edward Elgar of course! I could go on though!
  • Favourite saying? Pens held lightly but firmly/oooh Matron
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Lorraine Pascale; as I just wouldn’t know where to start!
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Wherever Here is in 10 years time; I believe you can’t plan too far ahead – as events always take over!

The Famous Cholmondeley Kitchen Crew

Tom – Head Chef

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? A really good steak with all the trimmings
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Wrexham lager… I’m a Welshman!!
  • What do you love most? Friends/family/Wales!!
  • What do you dislike most? Poor drivers…people with silly hair do’s
  • Musical hero (es)? Kelly Jones and David Grohl
  • Favourite saying? ‘Living the Dream’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…?
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? On holiday ‘ chillin’

Connor

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Meat and potato pie and chips
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Peroni
  • What do you love most? Cooking
  • What do you dislike most? Paying Tax
  • Musical hero (es)? 2pac
  • Favourite saying? ”all over it, like white on rice!”
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Jim Carey
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? To have my own B&B and restaurant in Cornwall

Matt

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Ham cheese and chip sandwich
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Water
  • What do you love most? Cycling to work in the rain
  • What do you dislike most? Mashing the potatoes
  • Musical hero (es)? David Guetta
  • Favourite saying? ”I’ll do it in a minute, Chef!”
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? The family (chicken dinner on a Sunday!)
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Sipping Long Island Iced Teas in Barbados

Helen

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? Really Hot Curry
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Anything with Gin!
  • What do you love most? My Family and Horses
  • What do you dislike most? People who look down at you and think they are better – we are all equal.
  • Musical hero (es)? Richard Ashcroft
  • Favourite saying? Ride it like you stole it!
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? My Dad
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Anywhere as long as I am happy and healthy

Sue

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Lobster Thermidor
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Vodka Martini
  • What do you love most? Animals and my family
  • What do you dislike most? sitting in traffic
  • Musical hero (es)? I enjoy the ballet
  • Favourite saying? ‘oh sugar’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Dracy Bussell
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Retired

Ollie

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  • What would your last meal have to be?? something greasy from the local take away
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? it has to be the craft cider but I do love a gin & tonic
  • What do you love most? cars, football, skiing and food (obviously)
  • What do you dislike most? bad drivers, snowboarders and not having food
  • Musical hero (es)? drum and bass – no one in particular
  • Favourite saying? ’don’t stress’ and ‘check on’
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? my family and friends
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? sat on a yacht watching the F1 in Monaco

Helen H

  • What would your last meal have to be?? Roast Dinner
  • Your favourite drink from the Cholmondeley Bar? Baileys Coffee
  • What do you love most? My family, friends, pet dog and Galaxy chocolate!
  • What do you dislike most? Rude people!
  • Musical hero (es)? Anyone from the 80s
  • Favourite saying? “Life is too short”
  • Person you most want to have dinner with…? Shane Ward or Peter Andre
  • Finally where do you want to be in 10 years time? Relaxing on a beach somehwere hot after winning the lottery.

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