Our Team at The Elder

Mike Robinson

Mike Robinson

Restaurateur and Owner

Mike is one of the UK’s most respected Chefs. A champion of sustainable wild food and game for over 20 years, Mike has helped create and run some of the UK’s most iconic restaurants.

The Harwood Arms in Fulham, London, which Mike Co-Owns, has held a Michelin Star for 10 years – the only pub in London ever to hold that accolade.

The Woodsman in Stratford upon Avon which opened last year immediately won Best new Restaurant in the UK in the Good Food Guide. The Elder in Bath and The Forge in Chester, will continue this tradition and work to establish themselves as a truly iconic sustainable restaurants, continuing the use of wild, local, seasonal ingredients combined with incredible hospitality.

Wild food is Mike’s passion – He owns Deerbox.com, which manages wild deer over 60,000 acres of private land and supplies his restaurants with amazing venison year round.

Mike was awarded Champion of Champions in the 2020 Eat game Awards for his unparalleled contribution to sustainable wild food in the UK.