Meet The Lesters Arms Team

Say hello to our friendly team, get to know who’s who before you visit…

We can't wait to meet you, come and say hello to our team when you arrive
A photo of Simon, the General Manager at The Lesters Arms.

Simon Joyce - General Manager

Meet Simon, he’s our General Manager.

Simon has over 21 years of experience in the hospitality sector. From starting out as a glass collector at a local country club to managing a number of high-profile gastro pubs, Simon’s knowledge of wine and spirits and love for good beer will be invaluable as we start our journey.

A photo of Phil, the Head Chef at The Lesters Arms.

Phil Jones - Head Chef

Phil Jones brings with him a wealth of experience in the kitchen having worked at such prestigious restaurants as Le Caprice in Mayfair. After honing his skills all over the world, including at a beachfront restaurant in the Canary Islands , Phil, who’s a local boy, came back home most recently as Chef/Owner of The Hartley Arms in Wheaton Aston.

Phil’s ethos of “Substance and Style” aims to showcase the very best of the fantastic local ingredients we have available on our doorstep.

Mia Williams - Deputy Manager

Meet Our Stellar Deputy Manager, Mia!

Mia isn’t just a deputy manager, she’s the heartbeat of our pub. With her infectious energy, passion for hospitality, and dedication to excellence, she brings a whole new level of joy to our team and customers.

Pop into The Lesters Arms, where we can welcome you with some great food and an unforgettable experience.

Louise Ray
Louise Ray
2024-06-16
Absolutely lovely meal & service
Darren Gallagher
Darren Gallagher
2024-06-16
My daughter took us there for father's day the staff were absolutely fantastic the food was wow would highly recommend Lester's if you just want great food anytime or a special meal for birthdays or anniversaries try this place out 11out of 10
Julian Gibbs
Julian Gibbs
2024-06-15
Fantastic food and service, 3rd time now, love the place, fully recommend to anyone.
Beverley Harris
Beverley Harris
2024-06-11
Beautiful food, delicious scallop Thai broth starter, very tasty a hint of chilli, loved this. Main meal duck breast beautiful. A good atmosphere, friendly staff. We will definitely go again. Compliments to the Chef
David Burgess
David Burgess
2024-06-04
Had a wonderful birthday lunch with my and friends everything was really up to the mark as it should be for a newly opened restuarant
Pete Hancock
Pete Hancock
2024-06-03
Food very good, just a bit more on the plate whould have been nice
Carole Lawton
Carole Lawton
2024-06-03
Lovely pub, staff are lovely , atmosphere is lovely and to quote my friend "Best Sunday lunch ever." and l agree.
Stuart Foster
Stuart Foster
2024-05-28
Excellent food and very good service. The food came quickly without us feeling rushed. A place to visit again. A minor gripe is the music. I'm slightly hard of hearing and, much as I like AC/DC it's because of AC/DC I'm slightly hard of hearing. Do you really need it?
Joy Robinson
Joy Robinson
2024-05-22
Warm and friendly experience. Small and perfectly formed with a touch of class.

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